SPORTS BRIEFS

Rain forces events to be rescheduled

Rain on Friday caused the postponement of a pair of local sporting events, as two high school soccer matches had to be rescheduled.

Crescenta Valley and Burroughs will meet in a key Pacific League boys' soccer match at 10 a.m. today at Crescenta Valley.

The match was originally slated for 4:45 p.m. Friday at Burroughs, but Burroughs administrators reported the field to be unsafe.

The Falcons are tied for first in league, while the Indians are tied for third.

A Prep League girls' match between Flintridge Prep and Westridge at the Glendale Sports Complex was also called off Friday because of the weather.

The match will now take place at 3:15 p.m. Friday at the same venue.

Local baseball clinic set to be held

A baseball clinic and a coaches clinic will held Feb. 21 at Stengel Field.

The baseball clinic is geared for players ages 7-12 and will run from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

The clinic will be spearheaded by the Crescenta Valley High baseball coaches.

The annual Blue-White baseball game will occur at 10. Both clinics are free of charge.

Water polo players being 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 coachloporchio@aol.com or visit the website www.scvwaterpolo.homestead.com.

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 grant.gordon@latimes.com and hard copies can be sent to: 221 N. Brand Blvd., second floor, Glendale, 91203-2605.

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

Athletes beyond high school

In order to provide the most comprehensive coverage possible, the News-Press sports department is constantly trying to keep tabs on area athletes beyond high school.

If you know of any area athletes playing at the collegiate or professional level, please let us know.

Contact News-Press Sports Editor Grant Gordon at grant.gordon@latimes.com or at (818) 637-3225.

Information can also be faxed at (818) 241-1975.


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