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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 Hondo League play Friday evening.

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.

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.

Flintridge Prep polo rides dominating second quarter to league win against Chadwick

LA CAÑADA —It is not something that’s a secret among the Flintridge Prep boys’ water polo players.

Crescenta Valley golf's Chung, Han, Burbank's Maemura, La Cañada's Bessho advance to league final

VAN NUYS — With the Pacific League finals on deck, a handful of area girls’ golf players came into Wednesday’s final league match at Woodley Lakes Golf Course with plenty at stake.

Rest equals continued success for La Cañada High girls' volleyball versus Temple City

LA CAÑADA — So far, the La Cañada High girls’ volleyball team hasn’t shown the least bit of rust.

Delgado's eight goals power Flintridge Prep water polo to win

Delgado's eight goals power Flintridge Prep water polo to win

WESTWOOD — Diego Delgado clearly understands his multiple roles with the Flintridge Prep boys' water polo team.

Morning full of victories for local cross-country teams

Morning full of victories for local cross-country teams

LA CRESCENTA — It was a morning full of victories, top efforts and personal-best times for the six local schools that participated in Saturday’s 47th annual Staub Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.

St. Francis High football runs to 5-0 with blowout of Calabasas

St. Francis High football runs to 5-0 with blowout of Calabasas

LA CAÑADA — While it was by a bit different means than accustomed, the St. Francis High offense certainly didn’t slow down Thursday night in its nonleague finale.

Flintridge Prep football wins third straight game

NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Things have changed quite considerably in favor of the Flintridge Prep football team during its last three games.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Grahn takes silver in second cross-country meet

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Grahn takes silver in second cross-country meet

LA CRESCENTA — Having already turned in successful debuts at the opening Mission League cross-country meet in September, both the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and St. Francis programs looked for improvement Thursday afternoon.

Crescenta Valley golf places third, Burbank's Poche wins B Flight in tourney

Crescenta Valley golf places third, Burbank's Poche wins B Flight in tourney

BURBANK — Having already played five Pacific League matches, teams and players from the league have seen quite a bit of one another this season.

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Photo Gallery: La Cañada vs. San Marino Football

Photo Gallery: La Cañada vs. San Marino Football

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 Hondo League play Friday evening. San Marino quarterback Carson Glazier compiled 354 passing yards, threw for six touchdowns and...

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