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Coffey served up more than just assists for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball

Coffey served up more than just assists for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball

Those in attendance at any Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball match this past season are probably familiar with one of announcer Kenny Lund’s more popular phrases.

Times Community staff, area football coaches, players have Seattle repeating in Super Bowl

Times Community staff, area football coaches, players have Seattle repeating in Super Bowl

Plenty of attention will be focused on Glendale for the 49th rendition of the prestigious Super Bowl.

La Cañada High girls' water polo rallies past Monrovia

MONROVIA — Looking to avoid being swept in a pair of head-to-head matchups, the La Cañada High girls’ water polo team turned to Heather Connolly for a spark.

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo out of sync in league loss to Louisville

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo out of sync in league loss to Louisville

LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls’ water polo Coach Carlos Ponce could tell that his team was not at its best even before it took to the pool Thursday against Louisville.

Flintridge Prep gets defensive in win against No. 2 Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep gets defensive in win against No. 2 Pasadena Poly

PASADENA — Late in the second half of its Prep League boys’ soccer match Wednesday, the Flintridge Prep defense had kept the potent Pasadena Poly offense in check.

La Cañada High boys' basketball rolls past Temple City and into first place

LA CAÑADA - Backed by what might have been their best first half of the season, the members of the La Cañada High boys’ basketball team find themselves with a share of the lead in the Rio Hondo League at the halfway point.

La Cañada High girls' soccer gets last-minute goal to best Temple City

TEMPLE CITY — With time running down in the game, Chloe Kouyoumdian found herself unmarked about three yards from the goal line.

College Update: Powdrill, Cal Lutheran prevail in OT thriller

College Update: Powdrill, Cal Lutheran prevail in OT thriller

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

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer gets different effort, same result against Poly

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer gets different effort, same result against Poly

PASADENA — The first time Flintridge Prep played Pasadena Poly this season in girls’ soccer, the host Rebels lost and left Prep Coach Esteban Chavez unhappy with the effort of his squad.

Harrison exits, Beattie returns in Flintridge Prep football coaching change

Harrison exits, Beattie returns in Flintridge Prep football coaching change

It was in the fall of 2000 when Flintridge Prep two-way football player Antonio Harrison took his last snap for a program in which he starred as a quarterback and a safety under then head coach Glen Beattie.

Tran, Flintridge Sacred Heart basketball corral Simi Valley

LA CAÑADA — Locked in a close game entering the fourth quarter, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball team turned to Jenna Tran to widen the Tologs’ lead.

Ismail's triple-double sparks Flintridge Prep girls' basketball against Mayfield

PASADENA — Backed by a triple-double from one of its stalwart players, the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team’s winning streak reached double digits.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer worn down by Harvard-Westlake

LA CAÑADA — With a spot atop the standings at stake Saturday afternoon, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team surrendered the first three goals of its Mission League showdown to visiting Harvard-Westlake, which received a score...

All-Area Football Player of the Year: Gadsby comes back to greatness with Crescenta Valley football

All-Area Football Player of the Year: Gadsby comes back to greatness with Crescenta Valley football

With 12 weeks of triumph and a season’s worth of glory already behind it, Crescenta Valley High’s football team faced the very real proposition of it all concluding within the few minutes that lay in front of it.

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo rallies back only to fall to Alemany in OT

Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo rallies back only to fall to Alemany in OT

LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s water polo team was able to battle back twice Thursday in its Mission League match against Alemany.

Gladiators heralded at home

Gladiators heralded at home

Members of the La Cañada Gladiators Junior Pee Wee football team were recognized Tuesday in a City Council meeting presentation for their outstanding efforts both on and off the field. The players, who finished the season with a 9-1 record,...

Flintridge Prep girls' soccer remains in search of first league win

LA CAÑADA — Two matches into Prep League play and the members of the Flintridge Prep girls’ soccer team find themselves having to play catch-up in their quest to stay in playoff contention.

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball rolls past archrival Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep girls' basketball rolls past archrival Pasadena Poly

PASADENA — Last season, Flintridge Prep and Pasadena Poly shared the title of Prep League girls’ basketball champion and, so far this season, both schools were undefeated in defense of that crown.

Flintridge Prep boys' basketball shot down by rival Pasadena Poly

PASADENA — A crucial early Prep League tilt for the Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball team played out as such in a playoff environment Saturday evening at Pasadena Poly.

La Cañada High girls' basketball is no match for South Pasadena

La Cañada High girls' basketball is no match for South Pasadena

SOUTH PASADENA — Whether it was scoring depth or turnovers, the South Pasadena High girls’ basketball team owned virtually every phase of Friday afternoon’s Rio Hondo League showdown with rival La Cañada.

La Cañada High boys' soccer falters late to South Pasadena

SOUTH PASADENA — Attempting to open the Rio Hondo League season with consecutive victories, the La Cañada High boys’ soccer team came up short in more ways than one.

Flintridge Sacred Heart soccer notches big win over Chaminade

LA CAÑADA — One minute of opportune offense followed by 79 minutes of strong play, particularly on the defensive end, added up to a pivotal victory for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team.

Aquatics returns to St. Francis High

Water polo and swimming will return to St. Francis High starting next fall, the school announced Friday morning. Both shuttered programs will be reinstated beginning in the fall of the 2015-16 school year, with varsity play set to take place two...

La Cañada High wrestling rallies late, but falls to San Marino

La Cañada High wrestling rallies late, but falls to San Marino

SAN MARINO — Despite a late rally from the visiting La Cañada High wrestling team, it seems all but assured that a third straight Rio Hondo League championship will again rest at San Marino High.

La Cañada High girls' water polo rallies past South Pasadena

LA CAÑADA — In a back-and-forth contest between two league rivals entering the waning moments of regulation time, it figured Miranda Mora would be called upon to make a big contribution.

Fradet carries Flintridge Sacred Heart basketball past rival Louisville

LA CAÑADA — A season ago, Kelly Fradet wasn’t comfortable when she had possession of the basketball. Now, that’s no longer the case for the junior guard on the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball team.

La Cañada girls' soccer loses league opener to San Marino

SAN MARINO — A second consecutive unbeaten record in the Rio Hondo League won’t be in the cards for the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team.

Ibarra's late goal lifts St. Francis soccer past Harvard-Westlake

LA CAÑADA — Taking second-half direct kicks has been a specialty lately for Christian Ibarra.

All-Area Girls' Volleyball First Team

All-Area Girls' Volleyball First Team

Emily Develle, senior, libero, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

All-Area Girls' Volleyball Second Team

All-Area Girls' Volleyball Second Team

Rose Cowart, senior, outside hitter, Burbank

Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby, Hakobyan garner CIF's highest honors

Crescenta Valley High's Gadsby, Hakobyan garner CIF's highest honors

2014 went down as one of the greatest football seasons in local history.

Flintridge Prep boys' soccer kicks off new year with 5-0 win

GLENDALE — It was the sort of contest the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team needed.

Flintridge Prep soccer takes lumps in 3-0 loss to Poly

Flintridge Prep soccer takes lumps in 3-0 loss to Poly

LA CAÑADA — While the final score may have been somewhat disappointing, perhaps the effort and style of play from the Flintridge Prep girls’ soccer team was more disheartening to Rebels Coach Esteban Chavez.

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Photo Gallery: Flintridge Prep vs. Pasadena Poly Prep League boys soccer

Photo Gallery: Flintridge Prep vs. Pasadena Poly Prep League boys soccer

With just five minutes remaining, Flintridge Prep's Riley Jones scored and the Rebels held off a late Pasadena Poly barrage to claim a 1-0 victory on the road and upset the second-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division VI.

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