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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-...

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.

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.

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.

Minor league update: Another season in books for locals

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Flintridge Prep football can't keep up with Brentwood

LOS ANGELES — Winning its first game of the season and facing little resistance in doing so had the Flintridge Prep football team feeling good.

La Cañada High football recovers after sloppy first half to pounce on Alhambra

La Cañada High football recovers after sloppy first half to pounce on Alhambra

LA CAÑADA —Within a matter of less than five minutes, a frustrating first half of football disappeared for the La Cañada High football team.

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.

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...

St. Francis High football has highest of expectations for 2014

St. Francis High football has highest of expectations for 2014

Seasons come and seasons go for St. Francis High football.

John Carroll grows up in Golden Knight family

John Carroll grows up in Golden Knight family

From ball boy to NCAA Division I recruit, John Carroll has very much grown up under the roof of St. Francis High football.

La Cañada High girls' tennis too much for Burbank in nonleague clash

La Cañada High girls' tennis too much for Burbank in nonleague clash

BURBANK — Even with two solid returning singles players, Burbank High girls’ tennis Coach Loi Phan didn’t want to play straight up against La Cañada.

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.

Boys' Water Polo Preview: La Cañada High boys' water polo returns with high aspirations

Boys' Water Polo Preview: La Cañada High boys' water polo returns with high aspirations

LA CAÑADA — Even though the city of La Cañada Flintridge possesses only a pair of water polo programs, the La Cañada High and Flintridge Prep squads are two of the most successful teams within the area.

Quick start propels Crescenta Valley High girls' tennis to win over Flintridge Sacred Heart

GLENDALE — Much like Tuesday afternoon’s season opener, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ tennis team is hoping for a fast start to the new season.

Burbank High's Maemura shares medalist honors in league opener

Burbank High's Maemura shares medalist honors in league opener

LA CAÑADA — Leading up to the first Pacific League match of the season Tuesday, Irene Maemura had some time to spare.

La Cañada High football edges Verbum Dei in opener

La Cañada High football edges Verbum Dei in opener

LOS ANGELES — Every facet of La Cañada High’s football team proved to be a major catalyst in its season-opening victory Friday evening.

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart has championship aspirations

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Sacred Heart has championship aspirations

Following a renaissance season that concluded with an appearance in the semifinals, the members of the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team have some unfinished business they’d like to tend to in the next several months.

Flintridge Prep football blitzes Blair in season opener

Flintridge Prep football blitzes Blair in season opener

LOS ANGELES — Big things will be expected throughout the season by the Flintridge Prep football team as it relates to its passing attack.

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.

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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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