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Glendale tennis earns spot in playoffs with win over Burroughs

Glendale tennis earns spot in playoffs with win over Burroughs

BURBANK — Since defeating Burroughs High last month, the Glendale girls’ tennis team has been preparing for the rematch. “Since we got off the bus after the first time that we played them, we have been thinking about our second match with them,” Glendale first-year coach Tom Gossard said. “We knew...

High School

  • Lycee International volleyball stays in league title hunt

    BURBANK — After a week off for a school break, the Lycee International of Los Angeles girls’ volleyball team was back on the court Monday to resume its quest for an International League championship. “I was kind of nervous coming into today because we had a week off,” Lions coach Leonardo Granato...

  • Sports Roundup: Burbank tennis trounces rival

    GIRLS’ TENNIS Burbank 16, Burroughs 2: The Bulldogs completed a season sweep of the Indians with the Pacific League win Thursday afternoon on the road. Burbank (7-3 overall and in league) received singles sweeps from Alice Avedikian, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1, and Johana Faraj, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. In doubles, the...

  • Doyle picks Crescenta Valley football up against Burroughs

    Doyle picks Crescenta Valley football up against Burroughs

    BURBANK — With a rash of injuries and down to its third-string running back, Crescenta Valley High’s running game was depleted against Burroughs. But the Falcons’ ground attack received a boost Friday night in the form of quarterback Cole Doyle. The junior rushed for 161 yards in 15 carries and...

  • Sports Roundup: Burbank water polo edges Pasadena for first league win

    BOYS’ WATER POLO Burbank 11, Pasadena 10: The Bulldogs picked up a Pacific League home win Thursday. Burbank improved to 8-5, 1-4 in league. GIRLS’ GOLF Burbank, Burroughs in Pacific League individual finals: Amy Tran of Burbank carded a 10-over-par 80 and Annie Adachi of Burroughs had an 83 in...

  • FitzGerald, Crescenta Valley boys turn in record-setting league effort

    FitzGerald, Crescenta Valley boys turn in record-setting league effort

    LA CRESCENTA – What would the final race for Crescenta Valley High’s Colin FitzGerald at Crescenta Valley Park be without some history? The decorated senior and reigning All-Area Boys’ Cross-Country Runner of the Year enjoyed his greatest effort on his home course Thursday afternoon at the Pacific...

College

  • Glendale Community College football seeking consistency, victory

    For the second straight season, the Glendale Community College football team has begun its campaign with six consecutive defeats. Glendale’s losing skid last season came to a close against Pasadena City College. Glendale will look to continue that pattern when it meets Pasadena in an American Metro...

  • Glendale college football can't stay with Santa Ana

    GLENDALE — For the first two quarters, the Glendale Community College football team was able to keep a potent Santa Ana College offense in check Saturday afternoon. Averaging more than 40 points a game, the Dons were held to just three points during the first half by the Vaqueros defense. Unfortunately...

  • College Update: St. Francis High product Gangi comes up big for Nevada

    College Update: St. Francis High product Gangi comes up big for Nevada

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Ty Gangi (St. Francis High, 2014) University of Nevada football junior: Gangi turned in an impressive effort to help Nevada win its first game of the season. Gangi, a Glendale native and former All-Area Football Player of the Year,...

  • College Update: Glendale college product Kraemer has career effort

    College Update: Glendale college product Kraemer has career effort

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Grant Kraemer (Glendale Community College, 2015) Drake University football: A career-best effort from Kraemer helped Drake get off on the right note in Pioneer League competition Sept. 23. It proved to be a dazzling display by...

  • Glendale Community College football ready for conference action

    Glendale Community College football ready for conference action

    With its starting quarterback injured and unlikely to return for at least a couple of weeks, the Glendale Community College football team will turn to its backup signal-caller to get the Vaqueros on track. The stakes will be of much more significance for Glendale. After going winless in four nonconference...

Pros

  • Sports Briefs: Burroughs High alumna starts hot, cools off

    Sports Briefs: Burroughs High alumna starts hot, cools off

    Tubert ties for 66th in New Zealand After playing well in the first two rounds, Burroughs High graduate and LPGA rookie Emily Tubert struggled in the third and fourth rounds of the McKayson New Zealand Women’s Open in Auckland. On the Windross Farm Golf Course, Tubert finished Sunday tied for 66th...

  • Sports Briefs: Tubert turning in best LPGA showing

    Sports Briefs: Tubert turning in best LPGA showing

    Tubert gunning for championship down under Burroughs High product Emily Tubert has undergone a rocky rookie year on the Ladies Professional Golf Assn. tour, but it appears that at least for one weekend, she has found her footing. Tubert’s previous best effort this season was tying for 41st, while...

  • Sports Briefs: Flaherty pitches well in no-decision

    Sports Briefs: Flaherty pitches well in no-decision

    Flaherty pitches well in no-decision The second Major League Baseball outing for Burbank native and St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty was a good one. Flaherty, a 21-year-old right-hander, pitched well in the Cardinals’ 3-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday on the road. In the...

  • Flaherty's MLB debut with St. Louis Cardinals only goes four

    Flaherty's MLB debut with St. Louis Cardinals only goes four

    Having made the climb in the minor leagues in the heartland, Jack Flaherty found himself in the Bay Area set to make his Major League Baseball debut Friday night with the St. Louis Cardinals. The right-hander left with mixed results over four uneven innings, but didn’t factor into the decision in...

  • Sanchez enjoys being clubfoot ambassador

    Sanchez enjoys being clubfoot ambassador

    Throughout his 39 years, Burbank High alumnus Freddy Sanchez has known two sides of clubfoot. The 2006 National League batting champion with the Pittsburgh Pirates was born with a right clubfoot and a pigeon-toed left foot. Around 150,000-200,000 babies per year are afflicted with clubfoot, which...

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