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La Cañada High boys' water polo, Lowe edge South Pasadena in OT again

La Cañada High boys' water polo, Lowe edge South Pasadena in OT again

LA CAÑADA — For a second straight time, the La Cañada High and South Pasadena boys’ water polo teams found themselves deadlocked in a Rio Hondo League contest.

La Cañada tennis' McKenzie sisters take league doubles championship

La Cañada tennis' McKenzie sisters take league doubles championship

TEMPLE CITY — Sisters Ally and Cassie McKenzie didn’t play together this season in doubles for the La Cañada High girls’ tennis team.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball notches another sweep against rival

STUDIO CITY — Winning matches at Harvard-Westlake hasn’t occurred very often lately for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team.

Weekly Previews: St. Francis football a win away from league crown

Weekly Previews: St. Francis football a win away from league crown

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

College Update: Shurie, Clarkson cleaning up in Liberty League

College Update: Shurie, Clarkson cleaning up in Liberty League

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

La Cañada High girls' tennis sends three to Rio Hondo League semifinals

Ally McKenzie’s reign as Rio Hondo League singles champion concluded for all intents and purposes on Wednesday afternoon at Live Oak Park in Temple City.

La Cañada High girls' volleyball unable to force split atop Rio Hondo League standings

LA CAÑADA — Despite a valiant and stunning comeback, the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team’s attempt to force its way into first place in the Rio Hondo League was halted by rival South Pasadena.

Flintridge Prep girls' tennis falls to rival in season finale

PASADENA — It’s very rare for a high school team to not have a single senior or junior on board. That was the case for the Flintridge Prep girls’ tennis team.

La Cañada tennis wins match, loses chance at second place

La Cañada tennis wins match, loses chance at second place

LA CAÑADA — The La Cañada tennis team won its match Monday against South Pasadena.

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

Crescenta Valley High leads way for locals Saturday at Mt. SAC

WALNUT — A weekend of impressive efforts for the Glendale and La Cañada-area cross-country teams continued into Saturday’s final day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

La Cañada High football sunk by Glazier, San Marino

La Cañada High football sunk by Glazier, San Marino

LA CAÑADA — A relentless offense, fueled by an aerial attack led by one of the more polished quarterbacks in the San Gabriel Valley, handed the La Cañada High football its first defeat at home of the season and first loss in Rio...

St. Francis High football stays on track, stymies St. Paul

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The focus all week for the St. Francis football team following an emotional come-from-behind Angelus League victory at Cathedral was to avoid an emotional letdown in Friday's showdown at St. Paul.

Flintridge Prep football left seeing Stars in nonleague defeat

SAN PEDRO — Having entered the homestretch of the regular season, things took a turn for the worse for the Flintridge Prep football team.

League title chase goes south for Flintridge Sacred Heart versus Marymount

LA CAÑADA — A hope for a second consecutive Mission League girls’ volleyball title may have very well ended for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy squad on a night in which many of the players who delivered the program its first...

College Update: McAleenan tackling success on Saturdays

College Update: McAleenan tackling success on Saturdays

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

Weekly Previews: La Cañada football has toughest Rio Hondo League game yet

Weekly Previews: La Cañada football has toughest Rio Hondo League game yet

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

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' tennis enjoys day in Sunshine

GLENDALE — Years of frustration gave way to yells of elation Tuesday afternoon for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy tennis team.

St. Francis High football responds in second half for 52-41 league win over Cathedral

St. Francis High football responds in second half for 52-41 league win over Cathedral

LOS ANGELES — Facing its most arduous test thus far, the St. Francis High football team responded with its most clutch performance yet.

Flintridge Prep football rallies for Prep League victory over Firebaugh, 25-21

LA CAÑADA — Navigated by the fleet feet and clutch play of junior Andrew Tsangeos, the Flintridge Prep football team founds its way to a thrilling homecoming victory Saturday night.

La Cañada High football routs Blair, 36-0

PASADENA — Despite showcasing superior play through two quarters, the La Cañada High football team looked less than thrilled going into the halftime break.

La Cañada High girls' tennis can't match up with San Marino

LA CAÑADA — In its quest to upset longtime reigning Rio Hondo League champion San Marino High, the La Cañada girls’ tennis team found itself losing an overwhelming numbers game from the start.

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo scratches seven-year itch versus archrival Pasadena Poly

Flintridge Prep boys' water polo scratches seven-year itch versus archrival Pasadena Poly

LA CAÑADA — Scribbled across a mounted white dry-erase board about five feet from the Flintridge Prep pool was an ominous date in Rebels’ history.

Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience

Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience

During a conversation in regards to his first season in Major League Baseball, Christian Bergman interrupts himself.

Weekly Previews: St. Francis, Cathedral clash in Angelus League undefeated matchup

Weekly Previews: St. Francis, Cathedral clash in Angelus League undefeated matchup

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

Flintridge Prep football falls in league opener to Rio Hondo Prep

Flintridge Prep football falls in league opener to Rio Hondo Prep

LOS ANGELES — A spirited showing in the second half by the Flintridge Prep football team wasn’t enough to nullify a forgettable first half, as the Rebels dropped the first game of Prep League play to visiting Rio Hondo Prep on Friday...

Flintridge Sacred Heart volleyball sweeps Harvard-Westlake

LA CAÑADA — A sweep of its mainstay rival proved to be anything but easy for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team.

Burbank's Maemura, Crescenta Valley's Han carry local girls' golf torch into CIF

OXNARD — Advancement to the CIF Southern Section individual postseason was on the line for the Pacific League’s final 13 survivors who qualified to Tuesday morning’s league finals at the River Ridge Golf Club Vineyard Course.

La Cañada High football runs past Temple City

TEMPLE CITY — A year ago, the La Cañada High football team ended Rio Hondo League play with a convincing win against Temple City that not only displayed its improvements, but also clinched the league’s final playoff berth.

St. Francis High football regroups in second half to thwart Harvard-Westlake

STUDIO CITY — After not touching the ball in the first half, things changed instantly in the second half for Dylan Crawford .

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball sweeps rival La Cañada

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball sweeps rival La Cañada

LA CAÑADA — There are a couple of things that bring out the best in the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and La Cañada High girls’ volleyball teams when they meet for their annual matchup.

La Cañada water polo holds off rival South Pasadena

La Cañada water polo holds off rival South Pasadena

SOUTH PASADENA — Matt Olson felt the impact of the ball after he partially blocked it. He then looked over his shoulder to see what his alert defensive effort would warrant.

La Cañada girls' volleyball can't serve up win against South Pasadena

SOUTH PASADENA — It’s unusual when the members of the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team encounter problems serving and passing throughout a match.

Prep League preview: Change is key as season gets underway

Prep League preview: Change is key as season gets underway

Change was both swift and impactful this offseason for the Prep League in regards to football.

Rio Hondo League preview: La Cañada part of strong league start

Rio Hondo League preview: La Cañada part of strong league start

As the start of the Rio Hondo League football season gets going Friday evening, perhaps the league in total has not looked stronger in recent memory.

Angelus League preview: Favored St. Francis High ready for new league, some new foes

Angelus League preview: Favored St. Francis High ready for new league, some new foes

After all the speculation, appeals, changes to the league in terms of schools and name, change in division and plenty of hype and expectation, the Angelus League kickoff has finally arrived.

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Photo Gallery: La Cañada beats South Pasadena 11-10 in overtime

Photo Gallery: La Cañada beats South Pasadena 11-10 in overtime

La Cañada High sophomore Wyatt Lowe scored the winning goal with 37 seconds remaining in overtime to secure a critical 11-10 victory for the Spartans boys' water polo team over visiting South Pasadena Tuesday afternoon. With the victory, La Cañada remains undefeated in the Rio Hondo League and inched closer to...

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