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La Cañada High football scores 17 unanswered for wild 26-19 win over Rio Hondo Prep

La Cañada High football scores 17 unanswered for wild 26-19 win over Rio Hondo Prep

LA CAÑADA — Unable to force a stop or generate a turnover for much of the night, the La Cañada High football team did both at the most critical of junctures.

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

Flintridge Prep football rolls over Mountain Empire

LOS ANGELES — Momentum was the prevailing motivation for the Flintridge Prep football team entering Saturday’s nonleague contest.

La Cañada High girls' tennis still can't get by San Marino

SAN MARINO — Both the La Cañada High girls’ tennis coach and his counterpart at San Marino shuffled their lineup for their first Rio Hondo League meeting of the season Tuesday.

Crescenta Valley High girls' golf places fourth in league match

ALHAMBRA — Through the first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team finished no worse than third place.

St. Francis High football offense scores at will en route to 49-32 win over Canyon

LA CAÑADA — Aside from one blemish, the St. Francis High offense was unstoppable on Friday night.

La Cañada High girls' cross-country wins Rio Hondo League's first meet

SAN MARINO — Had there been any question before the season of whether or not the La Cañada High boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams would factor in the Rio Hondo League race, Thursday afternoon’s first league meet at...

Chung notches double eagle for Crescenta Valley girls' golf in league match

ARCADIA — After a rough beginning to her nine-hole round, Audrey Chung had a pleasant surprise after finishing her round on the par-five ninth hole.

College Update: Shurie setting Clarkson volleyball to success

College Update: Shurie setting Clarkson volleyball to success

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Weekly Previews: No. 1 St. Francis looks to stay undefeated against Canyon

Weekly Previews: No. 1 St. Francis looks to stay undefeated against Canyon

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Brotherly matchup does not end well for La Cañada High boys' water polo

COMMERCE — Sometimes being the middle brother can have its disadvantages.

La Cañada girls' tennis edged by top-ranked Valencia at home

La Cañada girls' tennis edged by top-ranked Valencia at home

LA CAÑADA — With Rio Hondo League play set to begin later in the week, the La Cañada High girls' tennis team is in a stretch of facing prolific teams.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball gets 32 kills from Lund in nonleague victory

LA CAÑADA — After enjoying a benchmark season as a freshman, Kayla Lund’s progress as a key player for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy has continued.

Crescenta Valley High football shuts out La Cañada

Crescenta Valley High football shuts out La Cañada

GLENDALE — Late in a game that was decided more than a quarter earlier, the Crescenta Valley High football coaches were still yelling instructions to their second-string defense.

St. Francis High football relies on defense late to repel Monrovia

St. Francis High football relies on defense late to repel Monrovia

LA CAÑADA —Thanks to three fourth-quarter touchdowns and some clutch defense, bragging rights within the West San Gabriel Valley remained on Foothill Blvd.

Flintridge Prep football, Jones haul in second win of season

BALDWIN PARK — The good news for the Flintridge Prep football team was that it could equal last year’s win total in just the fourth game of the season when it went on the road to take on Sierra Vista in a nonleague contest. The not-so-...

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

College update: Despite loss, Camille Coffey reaches career milestone

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Minor league update: Another season in books for locals

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

PASADENA — Irene Maemura of the Burbank High girls’ golf team and Crescenta Valley picked up breakthrough efforts during the third Pacific League match of the season Wednesday.

Weekly Previews: Top-ranked St. Francis ready for showdown with No. 1 Monrovia

Weekly Previews: Top-ranked St. Francis ready for showdown with No. 1 Monrovia

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

La Cañada High girls' volleyball trips up top-ranked Mayfield

LA CAÑADA — Apparently the members of the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team didn’t get the memo they were set to compete against a top-ranked squad Tuesday.

La Cañada Gladiators tackling issue of concussions

La Cañada Gladiators tackling issue of concussions

Like many youth football organizations, the La Cañada Gladiators have seen their numbers go down a bit the last few years.

Flintridge Prep football can't keep up with Brethren Christian

HUNTINGTON BEACH — At the end of the game, the final numbers told the tale of the Flintridge Prep football team's offense having produced enough for a victory.

Undefeated La Cañada football set to clash with Glendale

Undefeated La Cañada football set to clash with Glendale

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

Girls' Cross-Country Preview: Flintridge Prep's numbers, confidence continue to swell

Girls' Cross-Country Preview: Flintridge Prep's numbers, confidence continue to swell

Defining success in cross-country can be a tricky business.

Boys' Cross-Country Preview: City cross-country trio has big aspirations

Boys' Cross-Country Preview: City cross-country trio has big aspirations

From banner seasons to incremental progress, the results last season varied greatly for the five local boys' cross-country teams.

Glendale girls' tennis doubles up Flintridge Sacred Heart

GLENDALE — Having had enough of practicing against each other, the members of the Glendale High girls' tennis team finally kicked of their season Thursday. Glendale found itself matched against Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, which had already...

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo pulls away from Burbank in season opener

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo pulls away from Burbank in season opener

LA CAÑADA — Rust and jitters played about as big a factor as an actual opponent for the Burbank High and Flintridge Prep boys' water polo teams.

La Cañada ready to meet familiar foe in Alhambra

La Cañada ready to meet familiar foe in Alhambra

The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week.

La Cañada High football continues impressive start with shutout of Glendale

La Cañada High football continues impressive start with shutout of Glendale

LA CAÑADA —While the La Cañada High football team continues to be a work in progress under first-year coach Ramsey Lambert, the squad’s defense continues playing at a high level.

Flintridge Prep football looks to rally around experience

Flintridge Prep football looks to rally around experience

With a returning quarterback and coaching staff, a veteran offensive line and a defense not short on experience, it would stand to reason that the upcoming 2014 season would be one of stability and consistency for the Flintridge Prep football team.

St. Francis High football impresses with 50-24 win over Moorpark

MOORPARK — Jeremiah Martin was largely an unknown commodity and a lingering question mark for the St. Francis High football team coming into the season.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, St. Francis High cross-country show improvement in first Mission League meet

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, St. Francis High cross-country show improvement in first Mission League meet

VAN NUYS — Even though the postseason is two months away, the jockeying, evaluating and analyzing began in regards to Mission League cross-country Wednesday afternoon.

St. Francis High football off and running versus Chino

St. Francis High football off and running versus Chino

LA CAÑADA — There were some major questions surrounding the St. Francis High football team as it prepared to open its season Friday against Chino.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball opens season with bit of revenge versus La Salle

LA CAÑADA — Over the last two years, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls’ volleyball coach Ernest Banaag vowed he would revive the once powerful program.

La Cañada High girls' tennis gets doubled up by Arcadia

LA CAÑADA —Despite the combined singles efforts of Cassie and Ally McKenzie, the La Cañada High girls’ tennis team dropped its first match of the season in a San Gabriel Valley showdown Tuesday afternoon.

Burbank High's Maemura ties for second in second Pacific League match

BURBANK — There isn’t anything surprising to Burbank High girls’ golf Coach Branco Sevic when he watches Irene Maemura perform on the course.

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Photo Gallery: Pacific League golf at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena

Photo Gallery: Pacific League golf at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena

The third Pacific League match of the season was held Wednesday, hosted by Crescenta Valley at Brookside Golf Course No. 2.

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