Perhaps it’s fair to say that no area football program has had as tumultuous a four-week span from late May into June as has La Cañada High.
Fatigue had finally caught up to Albert Chtchyan while recovering from a lengthy illness.
By Sawyer Patterson’s standards, his senior season and his boys’ tennis career at Burroughs High didn’t end the way he would have liked.
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Not long after the Fourth of July celebrations have concluded, there might be plenty of immediate fireworks to follow on the local diamonds when the Little League District 16 baseball all-star teams begin to compete.
LA CAÑADA — Amber Graves has proven to be among the top players the past three seasons in the Rio Hondo League.
LA CAÑADA — Between servings of chips and salsa at Los Gringos Locos, La Cañada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen dished out her Olympic experiences to a group of youngsters during a question and answer luge session at the Mexican-...
Change and familiarity are two of the opposing and yet interlocking forces for the Flintridge Prep football team as its summer practices are underway.
After three seasons of falling short in qualifying for the CIF State Championship, Collin Morikawa came into the season on a mission to make all of the shots he needed throughout the playoffs to land him a spot in the prestigious event.
Russell Caletena, Junior, Glendale
LA CAÑADA — St. Francis High’s new-look basketball team and first-year coach Todd Wolfson, who came from Mission League rival Chaminade in May, have been working together to make a seamless transition.
GLENDALE — Complete and utter domination by the Burbank 9-10 All-Stars in their sweep of the Tujunga-Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans-Foothill All-Stars in the District 16 Minor Softball championship round has them going to the Section 2...
GLENDALE — When the Burbank Junior All-Stars rallied to defeat Crescenta Valley-Foothill-Vaquero on Saturday to even the District 16 softball championship series, they didn’t just force the deciding game, they carried the momentum into...
GLENDALE — Down to its final out and on the verge of having its summer season come an end, the Burbank Major All-Stars softball team needed a savior.
GLENDALE — A day after losing by 13 runs in a mercy-ruled game, the members of the Foothill-Crescenta Valley-Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans Major All-Stars softball knew that not many onlookers expected the 11-and 12-year-old team to defeat...
A magical season for the Flintridge Prep and Crescenta Valley High baseball teams translated into some postseason honors Monday afternoon.
After showing himself to be a force throughout the season for the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team, Dante Fregoso caught the attention of opposing coaches around the division.
Hailey Cookson, Sammy Fabian and Hannah Zika each provided huge contributions for their respective teams throughout the season.
A storybook season for Cal State Fullerton junior David Olmedo-Barrera will include a new chapter.
LA CAÑADA — It was neither the cadre of celebrity trainers, nor the applause or recognition that brought Flintridge Prep alumnus Ramses Barden the most joy at the former NFL player’s inaugural Soul Glow Skill Stretch and...
When the All-Prep League baseball team was decided prior to the start of the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs, it seemed very plausible that the honors may have ended up being the most prestigious earned by the Flintridge Prep baseball team.
After seasons spent competing in the tough Mission League and several seasons not qualifying for the postseason, the landscape changed dramatically for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball team.
A pivotal six-game winning streak to conclude the regular season set the wheels in motion for the La Cañada High softball team.
LA CAÑADA — It’s essentially the same team back that took third in the Sunshine League and qualified for the playoffs last season.
LA CAÑADA — Summer certainly took on a different look and had a different feel for the La Cañada High and Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball teams Tuesday evening.
David Olmedo-Barrera had plenty of big hits throughout the regular season for the Cal State Fullerton baseball team. It carried over to the playoffs, with Olmedo-Barrera supplying power and helping the Titans make their first NCAA College World...
GLENDALE — If there was one definitive advantage for the St. Francis High basketball team as it took the floor to face Hoover in Glendale College Summer Shootout action, it was obvious when the teams lined up.
What was supposed to have been one of the most thrilling occasions of his life instead seemed to drag on forever.
It’s been a whirlwind last few days for Hall of Fame horse trainer Bob Baffert.
GLENDALE — Going into the District 16 Tournament of Champions Major baseball championship, Crescenta Valley Gangi Construction had not lost all season.
An already thrilling week was accompanied by a little more excitement for former St. Francis High standout David Olmedo-Barrera.
RIVERSIDE — Two harmless flyball outs delivered the Flintridge Prep baseball team something it had never owned.
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
CLOVIS -- When Barrett Weiss left Buchanan High's Veterans Memorial Stadium following the CIF State track and field prelims Friday, the Flintridge Prep senior thought his high school pole vaulting career was over.
Elusive for 37 years in the world of horse racing and across three oh-so-close attempts for trainer Bob Baffert, the Triple Crown was finally realized once again upon the fleet feet and strong gait of American Pharoah.
RIVERSIDE — On an afternoon when the offense waned and the base running had its blunders, Flintridge Prep Coach Guillermo Gonzalez was annoyed, but not at all alarmed.
BURBANK — With his squad holding a comfortable lead and moments away from clinching a victory in the San Gabriel Valley All-Star Boys’ Volleyball Underclassmen Game, Public School Coach Taase Moe decided to call a timeout.
BURBANK — For the past four seasons, senior boys’ volleyball players from Crescenta Valley and Burbank highs tried to stop Burroughs’ Max Chamberlain from causing havoc against the Falcons and Bulldogs during Pacific League play.
In terms of similarities, the Flintridge Prep and Long Beach St. Anthony High baseball teams have shared many common traits this season en route to their head-on collision at the CIF Southern Section Division VI championship game at UC Riverside on...
It was a bittersweet evening for the area’s three athletes at Friday evening’s first day of the 97th annual CIF State Track and Field Championships at Clovis Buchanan High’s Memorial Field.
The Flintridge Prep baseball team defeated Long Beach St. Anthony High, 3-2, Saturday at UC Riverside to claim its first-ever CIF Southern Section Division VI championship.