Glendale High football pancake breakfast

The Glendale High football team will host its annual pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the school’s cafeteria, 1440 E. Broadway, Glendale.

The cost is $5 per person. Proceeds will go to the purchase of football gear and uniforms.

For more information, call Coach Rafik Thorossian at 8-8-242-3161 ext. 1143.


Baseball camp to be held in December

The Crescenta Valley High baseball program will conduct a winter baseball camp from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 27-28 at Stengel Field, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.

The event will be spearheaded by Crescenta Valley Coach Phil Torres and his coaching staff. Pitching, hitting and fielding will be covered. The camp is geared for third through eighth graders.

The cost is $75 per person.


Applications can be picked up at Landry’s Sporting Goods, 2271 Honolulu Ave., Montrose.

For more information, contact Torres at (818) 249-5871, ext. 6110.

GCC 2008 Hall of Fame inductees

Bill Renison, Kim Lorimer, Robert Thomas, Tom McMurray, Gary Wright and the 1959 men’s track team will be inducted into the Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame. The seventh annual induction ceremony and banquet will take place at 5 p.m. March 8 on the campus’ J. Walter Smith Student Center, 1500 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale.

Renison played football and ran track at Glendale college from 1961-62 and was an All-American in football both years. He ranks third in career rushing for the Vaqueros and continued his football career at USC.

Lorimer won the state championship in the 3,000-meter event in 2001 and was an All-American in cross-country and track and field.

Thomas helped the 1974 men’s cross-country team and the 1975 track and field team win state championships. He also won the 1975 World Junior Cross-Country title in Morocco.

McMurray was an outstanding middle distance runner for the Vaqueros in 1963 and 1964 and later coached the cross-country and track and field teams for almost 30 years until he retired in 2005. He helped coach four state championship teams and trained 13 individual state champions.


Wright is a former sports information director at Glendale college, and has worked for almost 30 years with the Seattle Seahawks in administration. He’s worked in the last 20 Super Bowls, helping to coordinate media relations.

The 1959 men’s track and field team won the first state championship in school history and was coached by Ed Tucker, who was inducted into the hall of fame in 2003 as an outstanding coach.

Boys and girls water polo players sought

A Santa Clarita Valley-based age group water polo club is seeking boys and girls between the ages of 11-13.

The club is run by Crescenta Valley High School girls’ Athletic Director Pete Loporchio.

For more information, contact Loporchio at or visit the website

Tryouts set to start for local soccer clubs

The Crescenta Valley Soccer Club will conduct tryouts for its boys’ and girls’ teams for the 2007 season.


For more information, visit the club’s website at or contact Reggie Rivas at

CVSC seeking players for new season

The Crescenta Valley Soccer Club is searching for players to compete on the club’s under-12 and under-13 girls’ soccer programs.

For more information, contact Cesar Hidalgo at or visit the club’s website at

News-Press seeking stats and honors

The News-Press is seeking statistics from all coaches of their respective teams.

We are also seeking all-league lists.

Please fax information to (818) 241-1975 or e-mail to

For more information, call (818) 637-3225.

Report your youth sports results

To get in youth sports results, whether it’s soccer, football, baseball, basketball, etc., please drop off or e-mail results by 2 p.m. Mondays.

The Glendale News-Press encourages any and all teams to turn in their results weekly.

E-mails can be sent to and hard copies can be sent to: 221 N. Brand Blvd., second floor, Glendale, 91203-2605.

For more information, call (818) 637-3225.