CORONA — Throughout the perfect run of the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team this season, perhaps the most overlooked aspect of the squad’s success was its defense.
CORONA — A handball call in the 97th minute within a second overtime session and a penalty-kick goal seconds later ended a perfect season for the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team by quite imperfect means.
AZUSA — During part of its historic playoff run, the St. Francis High basketball team had some incredible fourth-quarter rallies to land a spot in the CIF Southern Section Division III-A championship game.
From a nerve-wracking marathon penalty-kick session to recording shutouts, it's been a dramatic and historic postseason run for the La Cañada High girls' soccer team.
When the St. Francis High basketball team takes the court Friday afternoon at Azusa Pacific University’s Felix Event Center, the Golden Knights will have a chance to not only make history, but to continue a process of remaking an identity.
LA CAÑADA —Two neighboring schools with respective boys’ volleyball teams not yet solidified and looking to go nowhere but up took to the court in an early season match-up on Wednesday.
GLENDALE — Crescenta Valley High’s Brian Gadsby turned in a pitching performance that, in hindsight, didn’t need much run support.
NEWPORT BEACH — Emma Tapp sat at midfield watching her teammates take penalty kicks with plenty at stake.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Early as it was, the first two minutes of Saturday evening’s CIF Southern Section Division 3-A semifinal at Santa Margarita High very much proved to be the deciding factor in the conclusion of the La Cañada...
While prognostications of a third consecutive CIF Southern Section championship were not exactly at the forefront leading into last season, missing out on the postseason all together was, indeed, a disappointment for the La Cañada High...
PASADENA — From the opening tip-off right through to the final horn, the St. Francis High and La Cañada boys’ basketball teams gave the community something to cheer about for 32 minutes Friday night and most likely something to...
PASADENA — At times, it felt like the roof was caving in on the St. Francis High boys’ basketball team.
Two schools, separated by only a long driveway, will see their respective boys' basketball teams play Friday night for something more crucial than just city bragging rights, but for the right to play in the CIF Southern Section Division III-A...
BRENTWOOD — The Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team stuck to its strategy against Brentwood in Wednesday’s CIF Southern Section Division IV-A quarterfinal contest.
LA CAÑADA — In the 59th minute of its biggest game to date, pitted against what proved to be one of the more formidable opponents of the season, the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team broke a scoreless tie and prompted cheers...
LA CAÑADA — A first half that saw seven lead changes was soon followed by a second half the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team controlled and dominated en route to prevailing in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern...
WHITTIER — Down by 11 points midway through the third quarter, prospects appeared bleak for the La Cañada High boys’ basketball team in Tuesday evening’s CIF Southern Section Division III-A quarterfinal playoff game at upset-...
LA CAÑADA — Kyle Leufroy wasn’t aware that he made only five shots from the floor Tuesday night.
Out of a group of eight, the La Cañada High wrestling team will be represented by two grapplers at next week’s CIF Southern Section Masters Meet.
LA CAÑADA — Down by 14 points after one quarter and 13 at the half against a team that was shooting lights out, the odds against the La Cañada High girls’ basketball squad making Saturday evening’s CIF Southern Section...
After an 80-mile journey east to the Inland Empire, the members of the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team got comfortable in a hurry on the court Saturday.
Aquartet of La Cañada High wrestlers will attempt to prolong their season beyond this weekend and earn a major accomplishment when the second day of the CIF Southern Section Eastern Division Individual Wrestling Championships gets underway...
Aspirations for a deep postseason run instead ended with a long trip home for the La Cañada High boys’ soccer team.
Following a fifth-place finish in the ultra-competitive Mission League, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball team found itself in unchartered territory.
LA CAÑADA — Mission Prep dared Tala Ismail to shoot by giving her space on the perimeter and she took advantage with clutch outside shots.
LYNWOOD — Last season’s postseason run for Flintridge Prep’s boys’ soccer team ended before it really got going with a shutout loss on the road to Firebaugh High.
LA CAÑADA – Tom Hofman could see his La Cañada High boys’ basketball team was a little anxious.
LA CAÑADA —There were several caveats to take into account as the Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball team ventured into this year’s postseason.
After struggling throughout most of the second half of Mission League play, the St. Francis High basketball team entered the CIF Southern Section Division III-A playoffs looking to clean things up and get back on track.
Somewhere close to the intersection of poise and passion, youthfulness and experience is what La Cañada High officials believe they have in Ramsey Lambert.
Championships and Masters Meets berths are up for grabs, as a total of seven qualifiers and two alternates from the La Cañada High wrestling team prepare for the two-day long CIF Southern Section Eastern Division Individual Wrestling...
La Cañada High’s girls’ basketball team has been at or atop the CIF Southern Section Division 3-A rankings all season, and that will continue going into the postseason.
SAN MARINO — It was the final game of the regular season for the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team and it needed to finish with a victory to guarantee a repeat Rio Hondo League title.
LA CAÑADA —Not that the La Cañada girls’ soccer team needed extra motivation to win a match versus Rio Hondo League rival San Marino, but there were extraordinary implications in its regular season finale with the Titans...
WEST HILLS — It's been a long two-week stretch for the members of the St. Francis High basketball team.
LA CAÑADA — It was the competitiveness of the Prep League that both nearly took away and created a golden opportunity for the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team Wednesday afternoon.
TEMPLE CITY — With an opportunity to clinch a share of a first league title in three years, the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team certainly wasted little time Tuesday afternoon.
SHERMAN OAKS — With the playoffs set to begin next week, the members of the St. Francis High basketball team are still scrambling to get back on track.
REDONDO BEACH — Up by 15 points three matches in, thoughts of an upset began to creep into the minds of the La Cañada High wrestling team.
LA CAÑADA — As the third-ranked team in the latest CIF Southern Section Division III-A poll, the St. Francis High basketball team appears on the verge of qualifying for the postseason in a couple of weeks.
GLENDALE — It's going to be a long wait to see what the fate will be for the members of the Flintridge Prep boys' soccer team in regard to where they will finish in the Prep League and if they are to qualify for the playoffs.
LA CAÑADA — Playing its fourth game in a week and the second in consecutive days, there was a chance that the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team may have lacked energy for its Prep League showdown with Rio Hondo at home on...
PASADENA — Once up by as many as 16 points, the Flintridge Prep girls’ basketball team found itself in a fight late at Mayfield Senior School.
After a one-year hiatus, the La Cañada High wrestling team will return to the CIF Southern Section Division VI Dual Meet Wrestling championship tournament.
LA CAÑADA — St. Francis High soccer Coach Glen Appels has seen Loyola soccer teams that may have had better individual players, but this year’s squad might be the deepest and most balanced Cubs team that his Golden Knights have...
MONROVIA — A 43rd-minute goal off a set piece was all that separated the visiting La Cañada High and Monrovia boys’ soccer teams in a pivotal Rio Hondo League match Wednesday afternoon.
“The Olympic games are coming and she’s on the luge team/
There really is nary a moment to ponder the romanticism of it all — the danger, the glory, the adrenaline.
MONROVIA — Perhaps as expected, the La Cañada High wrestling program was consistent to a fault at Saturday afternoon’s Rio Hondo League individual wrestling championships at Monrovia High.
SOUTH PASADENA — For the first time in 2014, the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team suffered a defeat.
SOUTH PASADENA — It was a disastrous start that led to an ugly conclusion.
PASADENA — As if momentum and the scoreboard weren’t enough of an obstacle for the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team Friday afternoon, then a holey goal certainly sent the Rebels’ prospects spiraling.
ARCADIA — Finally rounding into good health, the Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball team appeared downright deadly Thursday evening.
SAN MARINO — For a squad enjoying perhaps its best start to a season in program history, the La Cañada High girls’ soccer team certainly relied on a strong finish Wednesday afternoon.
MISSION HILLS — For quite some time, the members of the St. Francis High basketball team had things in control and appeared on the verge of registering another gigantic victory.
LOS ANGELES — Before the season began, the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team was upfront about its goal of finishing in the top three in the Mission League and earning a return trip to the postseason. At that same time, coach Cesar...
PASADENA — Earlier this season, Flintridge Prep and Pasadena Poly matched up in girls’ basketball and the Rebels, in their league opener, brought to an end the visiting Panthers’ 41-game Prep League winning streak — but not...
PASADENA — Having to lead the way back from a 17-point deficit against a rival in the fourth quarter might normally seem like a tall order. Not so for Robert Cartwright, who has made a habit out of helping the Flintridge Prep boys’...
LA CAÑADA — On the verge of the halfway point in the competitive Mission League, the St. Francis High basketball team sought a trademark league victory.
LA CAÑADA — The St. Francis High soccer team was nothing short of dominating during the first half Monday against Chaminade.
TEMPLE CITY — Recently, the Temple City High boys’ basketball team has taken over the top spot in the Rio Hondo League and La Cañada wants it back.
LA CAÑADA — Having Tim Bates on board to make a pinpoint pass has translated into plenty of success throughout the season for the Flintridge Prep boys’ soccer team.
LA CAÑADA — For a second straight year, the La Cañada High wrestling program is draped in silver.
GIRLS' WATER POLO
As a sophomore, Dylan Crawford wasn’t afraid to showcase his talents against opponents a year or two older than him.
Lilit Vardanyan doesn't have to look far for inspiration. In fact, the Burbank High junior needs to look no further than her family when it comes to encouragement on the tennis court.
It was a pairing that might never have happened.
While the high school boys’ water polo season is long done, three area players were recently recognized for their accomplishments by being named to either the 2013 All-Southern California or All-American team or in two instances, both.
AZUSA — Missing star guard Robert Cartwright and fighting fatigue and grogginess as well as the Charter Oak High boys’ basketball team, visiting Flintridge Prep came up just short in Saturday morning’s first game of the boys’...
LA CAÑADA —Both teams came off wins in their respective Rio Hondo League boys’ basketball openers, as Monrovia High came to La Cañada High.
LA CAÑADA — After battling neck and neck to share the Rio Hondo League championship last season, the La Cañada High and South Pasadena boys' soccer teams renewed acquaintances Wednesday in their league opener.
LA CAÑADA — Before tipping off the Rio Hondo League portion of its schedule, the La Cañada High girls' basketball team had a couple of things to ponder.
ENCINO — A storied 25-year-plus career highlighted by CIF Southern Section divisional championships along with league titles included one more Mission League victory Wednesday afternoon for St. Francis High soccer Coach Glen Appels.