Charles Rich

Writer

Charles Rich is a sports writer for the Glendale News-Press, Burbank Leader and La Cañada Valley Sun. He started covering area high school and college sports in 2000. Rich grew up in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., and graduated from California State University Northridge.

Recent Articles

  • Crescenta Valley girls' basketball stays perfect in league

    LA CRESCENTA — Life on the road has been marvelous for the Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team in the Pacific League. The Falcons posted six straight road victories to grab hold of first place in league. Crescenta Valley looked to begin a similar streak when it hosted its first home league...

  • Glendale Community College Women's Tennis Preview: Vaqueros hungry for more conference success

    Glendale Community College Women's Tennis Preview: Vaqueros hungry for more conference success

    As much as he’d like to see the Glendale Community College women’s tennis team continue its recent stretch of dominance in the Western State Conference’s South Division, coach Deo Sy realizes it won’t be an easy task to complete. The Vaqueros have won three straight conference championships, which...

  • All-Area Girls' Doubles Team of the Year: Falcons duo enjoys historic campaign

    All-Area Girls' Doubles Team of the Year: Falcons duo enjoys historic campaign

    There were plenty of times when Rachel Shin and Michelle Jung thought alike. Their like-minded thinking translated into plenty of success for the Crescenta Valley High girls’ tennis doubles team each time it needed to pick up victories. The seniors mapped out a plan with the goal of wearing down...

  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer blanked by rival

    LOS ANGELES — It’s been a decorated rivalry in Mission League girls’ soccer for the better part of a decade, evidenced by numerous league and CIF championships won. It’s normal for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Harvard-Westlake squads to battle for 80 minutes and end in a tight contest....

  • 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....

  • 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...

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