Every high school team has high hopes before the season — some realistic, some maybe not so much.
BOYS’ TRACK AND FIELD
PASADENA — With its spring break about to begin, the St. Francis High golf team will enter its well-earned vacation having generated plenty of momentum.
Casey Basso, Senior, Midfielder/Forward, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
Brianna Albarian, Senior, Midfielder, La Cañada
LA CAÑADA — Thanks to a friendly homecourt advantage, a key absence and the power of hitters Trip Westmoreland and Dante Fregoso, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team took a big step toward defending its Prep League...
LA CAÑADA — Just past the midway point of the season and the La Cañada High boys’ volleyball teams remains a work in progress.
GLENDALE — Cartier Juan believes the Flintridge Prep boys’ tennis team is heading in the right direction.
To look at the body of work compiled by the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team this past season is to grab a snapshot of another successful campaign for the area’s top program.
ARCADIA — While top efforts were at a premium at the 47th annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field Meet, that didn’t stop a handful of athletes from Crescenta Valley, Flintridge Prep and St. Francis high schools from thriving...
LA CAÑADA —With San Marino High pitching ace Jeff Bain not in the lineup, the prospects, if not odds, certainly seemed in favor of the La Cañada baseball team at the onset of its Rio Hondo League home game Friday afternoon.
ARCADIA — Reactions and accomplishments certainly differed for the several area athletes who competed on the first day of the 47th annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field Meet at Arcadia High on Friday evening.
Ani Aghakhanian, junior, utility, Crescenta Valley
Devin Aubert, senior, hole/set, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
Regardless of whether the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team played at home or on the road this past season, the Spartans’ jerseys had a certain uniformity of cardinal, gold and white.
Katia Dabbaghian, Junior, Guard, Providence
Keilee Bessho, Junior, Guard, La Cañada
PASADENA — For 6 2/3 innings, the script seemed oh so perfect for the Flintridge Prep baseball team.
PASADENA — Shortly after the La Cañada High and St. Francis boys’ golf teams arrived at Brookside Golf Course No. 2 to compete in a nonleague match Monday, it didn’t take long to spot a potential inconvenience on the greens.
MONROVIA — Olivia Lam understands the pressure of handling two-out at-bats with runners in scoring position. It’s something she’s been successful at during her career.
MONROVIA — While neither the La Cañada High or Monrovia baseball teams could claim they hit exceptionally well in clutch situations in Wednesday afternoon’s Rio Hondo League meeting, the Spartans walked away with two distinct...
GLENDALE — More than a week removed from its last game, the Flintridge Prep baseball team didn’t appear rested, but rusty versus Prep League rival Pasadena Poly on Tuesday afternoon.
LA CAÑADA — The La Cañada and Burbank High softball teams faced off in a nonleague double-header among area powers before returning to play in the Rio Hondo and Pacific leagues respectively, in which each squad has started with...
LA CAÑADA — A laid back afternoon produced three unexpected results for the Flintridge Prep track and field program at the team’s Prep League cluster meet Thursday afternoon at La Cañada High.
With the tying run on second base and two outs away from disaster or triumph, La Canada High baseball reliever Michael Selsor came on and delivered the latter.
It was something that Brandon Gerlach had done hundreds, maybe even thousands of times since he took up soccer as a boy.
Jake Anderson, Soph., Midfielder, St. Francis
Andres Aguilar, Junior, Midfielder, Burroughs
A 14-year coaching career that included more than 200 victories and eight league titles concluded Friday afternoon when La Cañada High girls’ basketball coach Tamar Hill announced to her team that she is stepping away from a program...
PASADENA — Just past the halfway point of his nine-hole round, Michael Finney got things organized.
GLENDALE — Daniel Choi made sure the Glendale High baseball team left with at least one victory Saturday afternoon.
Relatively unknown, Kyle Leufroy showed up on the doorstep of the St. Francis High gymnasium seeking an opportunity.
Robert Cartwright, Senior, Guard, Flintridge Prep
La Cañada resident and Olympian Kate Hansen threw the first pitch of the Dodger game on Monday, April 21, 2014.