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College Update: Williams heads back to Southland for bowl

College Update: Williams heads back to Southland for bowl

The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. James Williams (Burbank High, 2015) Washington State football sophomore: For a second straight season, the former All-Area star is returning to Southern California for a bowl game. The No. 21-ranked Cougars finished 9-3 and 6-3...

High School

  • Balanced scoring attack elevates Burroughs girls' soccer over Hoover

    Balanced scoring attack elevates Burroughs girls' soccer over Hoover

    BURBANK — There’s reason for the Burroughs High girls’ soccer team to be optimistic. With balanced scoring and some playoff experience, the Indians are looking at the big picture of contending for the Pacific League championship this season. While Arcadia and Crescenta Valley have been the two...

  • Providence volleyball's Patterson earns All-CIF honor

    Providence volleyball's Patterson earns All-CIF honor

    There were glimpses of what Talia Patterson was capable of during her junior campaign in the 2016-17 girls’ volleyball season for Providence High. “Talia had to sit out under CIF rules when she transferred in,” Providence coach James Jimenez said. “The way our schedule was set up, we just had so...

  • Rocha hat trick leads Burbank girls' soccer to first win

    Rocha hat trick leads Burbank girls' soccer to first win

    BURBANK — Not only was the Burbank High girls’ soccer team looking for its first win of the season, but also its first goal when it took on Eagle Rock on Thursday afternoon. With the help of Jessica Rocha, the Bulldogs accomplished both firsts. The junior scored her third goal of the contest in...

  • Sports Roundup: Burroughs girls’ soccer doubles up on Pasadena in league opener

    GIRLS’ SOCCER Burroughs 4, Pasadena 2: The Indians began Pacific League play Friday afternoon with a victory on the road. Catrina Villapando and Abby Riggs had two goals each for Burroughs (3-0). BOYS’ BASKETBALL Providence 55, Pasadena Marshall 48 (overtime): The Pioneers earned a win Friday in...

  • Rally nets Burbank boys’ soccer quality tie at Crescenta Valley

    LA CRESCENTA – Two second-half goals capped an impressive two-match swing for the Burbank High boys’ soccer team on Friday afternoon. The Bulldogs rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to tie host Crescenta Valley, 2-2, in Pacific League play. For a Burbank squad that finished 0-13-5 last season...

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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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