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Cross-Country Preview: Bell-Jeff loses Couch, other members of state team

High School

  • Crescenta Valley summer series ends with big finish

    Crescenta Valley summer series ends with big finish

    LA CRESCENTA – With Wednesday evening’s third and final installment of the Crescenta Valley summer cross-country series marking the last tune-up for the majority of high school teams present, preparation for the upcoming season was paramount. Complicating those goals a bit was the massive swell...

  • Players have Real experience at volleyball camp

    Players have Real experience at volleyball camp

    Edwin Real hasn’t had much down time this summer. Along with teaching summer school, Real, the girls’ volleyball coach at Burroughs High, has held a series of his Real’s Youth Volleyball Camps. Real has hosted a five total sessions over June, July and August for players 8-14. Along with general...

  • All-Area Baseball Second Team

    All-Area Baseball Second Team

    Beau Barry, Junior, Infielder, St. Monica Academy All-Independence League Liberty Conference first-team selection turned in a terrific season at the plate with a .435 batting average, 12 doubles, eight stolen bases, 20 runs and 22 RBI. Connor Buchanan, Sophomore, Utility, La Cañada All-Rio Hondo...

  • All-Area Baseball First Team

    All-Area Baseball First Team

    Nico Arredondo, Senior, Infielder, Crescenta Valley Dynamic defensive and offensive presence was an All-Pacific League second-team pick who tallied a .358 batting average, .471 on-base percentage, 18 RBI, 17 runs scored and a team-best 10 stolen bases. Drew Atherton, Senior, Utility, Crescenta...

  • School in session at Basketball, Training and Fitness Camp

    School in session at Basketball, Training and Fitness Camp

    GLENDALE — Desks and whiteboards are nowhere to be found inside the Pacific Community Center gymnasium. However, class is in session on the basketball court once Tony Passarella blows his whistle to begin another day at the 14th annual Basketball, Training and Fitness Camp. It’s essentially a classroom...

College

  • Bell-Jeff’s Smith continuing basketball career in Germany

    Bell-Jeff’s Smith continuing basketball career in Germany

    It was during her senior season playing for the San Jose State women’s basketball program that Jasmine Smith came to a realization. Smith, a Bellarmine-Jefferson High graduate, reflected on her tenure in the sport seemingly coming to an end. But she wasn’t ready to say good-bye. “I really enjoyed...

  • College Update: Burbank’s Hurtado earns discus title

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Andy Hurtado (Burbank High, 2014) Azusa Pacific track and field junior: The former Pacific League discus champion added a new title with the Cougars. Hurtado captured the PacWest Conference championship in the discus with a career-best...

  • College Update: Peres continues to excel at La Verne

    College Update: Peres continues to excel at La Verne

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Christopher Peres (La Verne) Burroughs: Following a phenomenal freshman campaign, Peres turned in a sensational sophomore season at La Verne. As a true utility player who was a starting pitcher and corner infielder, Peres earned...

  • College Update: Earwood ends spectacular Pomona-Pitzer career

    College Update: Earwood ends spectacular Pomona-Pitzer career

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Ahsha Earwood (Burroughs, 2013) Pomona-Pitzer water polo senior: A stellar career came to its conclusion for Earwood with the Sagehens. A multiple-time All-American and All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

  • College Update: White enjoys historic run at UC Davis

    College Update: White enjoys historic run at UC Davis

    One-time Burroughs High standout Lawrence White was part of a truly historic postseason run for UC Davis.

Pros

  • 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...

  • Washington stopped by Miller in Brooklyn

    Washington stopped by Miller in Brooklyn

    It was not that long ago that Gerald Washington was an unbeaten boxer with a chance at heavyweight title glory. Following Saturday, however, the Burbank-trained fighter has lost two straight, both via stoppage. Washington, who trains at Pullman’s Gym in Burbank, was stopped by Jarrell “Big Baby”...

  • Sports Briefs: Snoop Dogg, Matt Barnes to host All-Star Gala

    Sports Briefs: Snoop Dogg, Matt Barnes to host All-Star Gala

    Athletes vs. Cancer Celebrity game comes to town Former Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers and UCLA Bruins basketball player Matt Barnes and rapper Snoop Dogg are hosting the fourth annual Athletes versus Cancer Celebrity flag football charity game Sunday, Aug. 6 at Burroughs High. The gates open at...

  • Tubert trying to master learning curve as LPGA rookie

    Tubert trying to master learning curve as LPGA rookie

    In the wake of a series of setbacks, Emily Tubert is determined to maintain a positive attitude. Her rookie season on the LPGA Tour has not exactly gone smoothly, as the Burroughs High graduate admits she has not played up to her expectations. A recent injury forced Tubert to take time off of competition....

  • Sports Briefs: Washington will toe line with ‘Big Baby’

    Sports Briefs: Washington will toe line with ‘Big Baby’

    Pullmans Gym’s Washington set for ring return Former world title challenger Gerald Washington will make his return to the boxing ring for the first time since his title bid to take on Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller on July 29 in a 10-round bout at the Barclays Center in New York City. "I'd like to take...

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