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High School

  • Sports Roundup: Jones, Henry lead St. Francis basketball to first league win

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL St. Francis 67, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 65: Javon Jones finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Andre Henry added 19 points Wednesday to spark host St. Francis to its first Mission League victory. St. Francis (10-7, 1-3 in league) received 16 points from Dennis Flowers. BOYS’...

  • Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley soccer squads shut out Hoover

    BOYS’ SOCCER Crescenta Valley 2, Hoover 0: The visiting Falcons remained atop the Pacific League following Tuesday’s win. Crescenta Valley (11-4-2, 6-0-1 in league) got goals from Dallas Kaauwai and Ryan Sanfilippo. Hoover (3-7-3, 2-3-2) had just two shots on goal. Burbank 1, Glendale 1: The Nitros...

  • Markaryan leads Glendale girls' basketball by Arcadia

    GLENDALE — Mary Markaryan is adapting quite well to the varsity level. The Glendale High sophomore girls’ basketball player spent last season on the freshman/sophomore team before getting the nod to join the varsity squad this season. Markaryan turned in an impressive effort Tuesday, as she contributed...

  • Glendale girls' water polo makes quick work of rival Hoover

    GLENDALE — In one fell swoop, the Glendale High girls’ water polo team enjoyed a spectacular first quarter at the expense of its cross-town rival. It almost seemed like clockwork for Glendale, which tallied 10 first-quarter goals en route to a 21-8 Pacific League home win against Hoover on Tuesday....

  • Heavy-hearted Flintridge Prep girls’ soccer records resounding win

    Heavy-hearted Flintridge Prep girls’ soccer records resounding win

    LA CAÑADA — Flintridge Prep and Pasadena Poly’s girls’ soccer players met at midfield prior to Tuesday’s match at Flintridge Prep. The athletes observed a moment of silence in a tribute to a player who was a former club teammate of a group of the Flintridge Prep players before taking her own life...

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College

  • Turning on the AC: Too many area athletes skip Glendale Community College

    Turning on the AC: Too many area athletes skip Glendale Community College

    It was nice to be pleasantly surprised at Glendale Community College on Wednesday evening. The Vaqueros women’s basketball team was not only competitive, but routed Santa Monica College, 82-42. Two years ago, the Vaqueros finished in last place in the Western State Conference South Division with...

  • Glendale Community College women’s basketball torches Santa Monica

    GLENDALE — Early hot shooting propelled the host Glendale Community College women’s basketball team to a quick start and eventual easy win, 82-42, over Santa Monica in cross-conference action Wednesday evening. Vaqueros coach Joel Weiss is hopeful the victory over Western State Conference South...

  • Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley girls’ basketball whallops Hoover

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Crescenta Valley 80, Hoover 11: Four Falcons scored in double figures and five tallied eight or more points in a Pacific League romp in Glendale on Friday afternoon. Georgina Kregorian and Michelle Boghossian paced the Falcons (11-4, 2-0 in league) with 12 points each, while Mari...

  • Sports Roundup: St. Francis basketball falls in tourney final

    BOYS’ BASKETBALL Lakewood 66, St. Francis 62: Javon Jones registered 24 points for St. Francis, which fell Saturday in the championship contest of the San Gabriel Valley Tournament. St. Francis’ Matt Molina was bestowed with all-tournament accolades. The Golden Knights are 9-4. Salesian 54, Crescenta...

  • Sports Roundup: Gonzalez, Flintridge Prep girls’ soccer charge past Pasadena

    GIRLS’ SOCCER Flintridge Prep 8, Pasadena 2: Julia Gonzalez and Makenna Dominguez had two goals and two assists each to lift the visiting Rebels (3-4-1) to a nonleague win Friday. Gonzalez has amazingly scored in every game this season so far. Flintridge Prep also received goals from Mikaela Celeste,...

Pros

  • Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs squander big lead in AFC playoff loss to Tennessee

    Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs squander big lead in AFC playoff loss to Tennessee

    In an AFC wild-card round playoff game that very much played out as a microcosm of the Kansas City Chiefs mercurial season, Glendale Community College product Andy Reid’s Chiefs succumbed to a memorable Tennessee Titans comeback. With Kansas City leading by 18 points at halftime, Tennessee rallied...

  • Sports Briefs: Rough season ends for Glendale Community College product

    Sports Briefs: Rough season ends for Glendale Community College product

    Jackson mulls over responsibilities, winning with Cleveland A dreadfully historic season for the Cleveland Browns and head coach Hue Jackson, a former Glendale Community College player, ended Sunday afternoon with a 28-24 loss to the host Pittsburgh Steelers. The defeat clinched only the second-ever...

  • Top 10 Sports Stories of 2017: Golden Knights overcome semifinal hurdle

    Top 10 Sports Stories of 2017: Golden Knights overcome semifinal hurdle

    Chosen by the Glendale News-Press sports staff, here are the top 10 sports stories of 2017. 1 St. Francis football advances to CIF Southern Section Division III title game: There was no more of a historic season in the 17-year coaching career of Jim Bonds than what took place in 2017. Led by dynamic...

  • Sports Briefs: Menifield smashes to another victory

    Sports Briefs: Menifield smashes to another victory

    GCC product improves to 5-0 in MMA Faced with some early adversity, former Glendale Community College linebacker Alonzo Menifield remained undefeated with another stoppage victory on Dec. 8 when he earned a technical knockout over Otavio Javali in the semi-main event of the Legacy Fighting Alliance...

  • Sports Briefs: Glendale High alumnus, Los Angeles now in two-way tie for first

    Sports Briefs: Glendale High alumnus, Los Angeles now in two-way tie for first

    Davis, Chargers roll to win Michael Davis and the Los Angeles Chargers remain hot. Davis, a Glendale High graduate, finished with one tackle Sunday in Los Angeles’ 30-13 victory against the Washington Redskins at the StubHub Center in Carson. The Chargers are 7-6 and tied for first in the AFC West...

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