ORANGE — ORANGE – All the South Pasadena High boys’ volleyball team had known when it came to CIF championship matches was sweeps.
WALNUT — On a Saturday afternoon in which advancing to the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet was the day’s top goal, quite a few locals took home championships at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Divisional Championships at Mt....
CLAREMONT — Only one team all season long appeared to stand in the way of perfection for the San Marino High boys' tennis program.
PASADENA — The Pasadena Poly baseball team is used to opening the CIF Southern Section playoffs at home.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE — The San Marino High baseball team traveled up to Ventura County as the true underdog Friday afternoon in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs.
PASADENA — Just because the Maranatha High baseball team entered the playoffs as the Olympic League champion doesn’t mean it was immune to some first-round jitters.
PASADENA — Having stormed into the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs on the strength of a six-game winning streak, the Pasadena Poly softball team seemed to carry that momentum into the start of its first-round playoff game.
PASADENA — The Maranatha High softball team's playoff game against Serrano at home on Thursday featured four home runs, five ties, five lead changes, 17 runs and 24 hits.
PASADENA — The St. Monica Academy baseball program had never won a playoff game in its history.
SOUTH EL MONTE — About 10 minutes after the final out of her high school career, San Marino High senior pitcher Michelle Floyd broke from a postgame huddle and walked to the circle at South El Monte High.
SANTA MONICA — From the head coach, team captain to the athletic director, no one with the South Pasadena High boys’ volleyball team was sure the last time the program played in a championship match.
LOS ANGELES — On one hand, the Maranatha High boys’ tennis team never really anticipated it would reach Wednesday afternoon.
SAN MARINO — Just like San Marino High's first three playoff opponents, the Santa Monica boys' tennis team didn't stand much of a chance against the Titans in the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs.
PASADENA — Hits and base runners weren’t all that hard to come by for the Crescenta Valley High and La Salle softball teams in Tuesday afternoon’s CIF Southern Section Division III wild-card matchup.
SAN MARINO — Jeff Bain refused to get frustrated.
SAN MARINO — After its playoff berth came down to a coin flip, it's safe to say the regular season didn't go as hoped or expected for the San Marino High softball team.
PASADENA — Perhaps the long bus ride from Barstow to Pasadena, which roughly works out to a 210-mile round trip, helped ratchet up the Barstow High softball team’s anxiousness to play in Tuesday afternoon’s playoff wild-card match.
Maranatha High, St. Monica Academy and Pasadena Poly all earned league titles this baseball season and, therefore, earned first-round playoff home games, as the CIF Southern Section released playoff pairings on Monday.
Ben Allen showed he could match up with the best of what the Rio Hondo League has to offer.
Softball: Minutemen, Panthers have first-round games Thursday, while San Marino, Westridge, La Salle and Marshall have wild cards on Tuesday.
While individual success may not have been in store for the San Marino High girls’ swim team and the rest of the Rio Hondo League, the Titans had the numbers to pull together a 10th-place finish.
SOUTH PASADENA — The South Pasadena High boys' volleyball team had to play Saturday evening's CIF Southern Section Division III quarterfinal playoff match against Heritage Christian not at home as scheduled, but a few blocks away at South...
PASADENA — The road to the quarterfinals had been a relatively easy one for the La Salle High boys’ volleyball team.
Family opportunities were behind the somewhat shocking same-day departure and hiring of a head football coach at Maranatha High on Friday.
LA CAÑADA — After picking up a regular-season finale road victory Friday, the San Marino High softball team boarded its team bus awaiting word as to whether it was, in fact, headed to the playoffs.
PASADENA — For a squad not expected to do much, the Maranatha High boys’ tennis team continues to impress.
NEWHALL — There is reason for the members of the San Marino boys' tennis team to feel like they have oversized targets on their backs.
PASADENA — There was no doubt the Lancers would advance to the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division IV boys’ volleyball playoffs when they took to the court of the Duffy Lewis Gymnasium.
SAN MARINO — While the San Marino High baseball team salvaged its season by virtue of a 3-2 Rio Hondo League win versus visiting La Cañada in the season finale, perhaps it’s fair to say that the heavens favored both the Titans...
PASADENA — In a de facto championship game in Olympic League softball, Maranatha High faced off against visiting Whittier Christian with the championship on the line for three schools.
RIVERSIDE — A year removed from a CIF Southern Section Division IV title, the La Salle High girls' swimming team learned there's a sizable difference between divisions.
SAN MARINO — With a roster loaded with 12 seniors riding the school’s best run in years, forgive the San Marino High boys’ volleyball team for wanting to extend its season just a little bit longer.
After falling just shy of a Pacific League championship the past three years, one could argue the Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball team would be the early favorite heading into the 2014 season.
SAN MARINO — For all the talk about the difference between the regular season and the postseason, there was a familiar status quo at Wednesday afternoon’s CIF Southern Section Division II first-round playoff match at San Marino High.