NORWALK — On an evening in which the Pasadena area sent seven track and field entrants to Friday’s CIF Southern Section Masters Meet, those athletes proved, well, masterful.
COMMERCE — With Flintridge Prep punching its ticket to the CIF Southern Section Division VI baseball semifinals earlier in the day Friday, Pasadena Poly was looking to be the second Prep League team to earn a spot in the final four.
CLAREMONT — It couldn't have been written any better for the San Marino High boys’ tennis team or its ace James Wade.
ANAHEIM — While its season wouldn't continue, the South Pasadena High boys' volleyball team learned just what a special year it put together in its season finale.
ANAHEIM – While its season wouldn't continue, the South Pasadena High boys' volleyball team learned just what a special year it put together in its season finale.
While five local schools sent at least one representative to the opening day of the CIF Southern Section Boys’ Individual Tennis Tournament, only one such group survived to the next round.
SOUTH PASADENA — Exactly 68 possessions after the South Pasadena High boys’ volleyball team first reached match-point, the Tigers finally closed out.
PASADENA — It was about as bad an inning as can be imagined.
PASADENA - For the last two weeks, every baseball game Pasadena Poly has played has been a sort of elimination game, and it has won each one.
SAN MARINO – Embarking on arguably the most challenging week of the year, the San Marino High boys’ tennis team made quick work of its first hurdle Tuesday afternoon.
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....
ORANGE – All the South Pasadena High boys’ volleyball team had known when it came to CIF championship matches was sweeps.
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.
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.
PASADENA — The St. Monica Academy baseball program had never won a playoff game in its history.
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 — 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 against...
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.
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 CIF Southern Section...
SAN MARINO — Jeff Bain refused to get frustrated.
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.
PASADENA — The road to the quarterfinals had been a relatively easy one for the La Salle High boys’ volleyball team.
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 at the CIF Southern Section Division I...
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.
Family opportunities were behind the somewhat shocking same-day departure and hiring of a head football coach at Maranatha High on Friday.
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. The only question was whether it...
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.
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. A Minutemen win would give them at least a share of the...
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.
PASADENA — One of the best seasons in recent Pasadena Poly boys’ tennis memory came to a quick end at Wednesday afternoon’s CIF Southern Section Division II first-round playoff match.
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.
LOS ANGELES — Going into this season, the Maranatha High boys’ tennis team, under first-year coach Arthur Hsieh, was not sure if it could replace the departed talent and produce consistent wins. However, as things progressed, the...
LA CAÑADA — With some clever pitching and clutch two-out hitting, the La Cañada High baseball team earned something dear to them on Wednesday afternoon — a piece of the Rio Hondo League championship.
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.
LA HABRA — Much like its midseason revival, the Maranatha High baseball team’s clinching of an Olympic League championship was part magic, part faith.
PASADENA — Maranatha High softball is the only squad in a tight three-team race in the Olympic league that does not need help to take the title as the season grows short. However, to keep that advantage and win its first league crown since...
SOUTH PASADENA — South Pasadena High’s boys’ volleyball began its postseason Tuesday night hosting Gahr of Cerritos in the opening round of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs.
Madison Witt couldn’t help but look up to Annika Lenz, but by the end of the CIF Southern Section Division III Diving Finals Tuesday their roles were reversed.
Expectations are wide-ranging for the five Pasadena-area high school boys’ volleyball teams that qualified to the CIF Southern Section playoffs as the postseason pairings were released Saturday morning.
ARCADIA — While the Pasadena and Muir high track programs certainly had their struggles in team competitions this season, both the Bulldogs and Mustangs turned in strong efforts at Friday night's Pacific League Track and Field Finals at...
SOUTH PASADENA — Last season, Claire Kieffer-Wright topped a 28-year-old Rio Hondo League record in the high jump.
GLENDALE — Thanks to some clutch two-out hitting, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team provided another example of why it is among the top squads in the Pacific League.
PASADENA — When it comes to freestyles, San Marino High girls' swimmer Kailyn Koh showed she's the best the Rio Hondo League and her school has ever seen.
GLENDALE — Flintridge Prep's baseball team needed a win against Pasadena Poly in the schools' final Prep League matchup of the year to take the season series for the first time in a long time and keep alive a slim chance of capturing a share of...
CLAREMONT — It was an evening of impressive performances for the Mayfield Senior and Pasadena Poly track and field programs at Thursday evening’s Prep League Finals at Claremont McKenna College.
PASADENA — Manny Medrano is not an aggressive golfer.
PASADENA — It was just one of those games.
LA VERNE – On an afternoon in which La Cañada High golfer Collin Morikawa shot a sublime six-under-par 65 at Thursday afternoon’s Rio Hondo League boys’ golf finals at Marshall Canyon Golf Club in La Verne, perhaps the...
After two seasons at the helm of Hoover High football and following one of the more successful seasons for the Tornadoes in some time, Andrew Policky has stepped down from his post as Hoover’s head football coach to return to his alma mater,...
With an opportunity to add to its trophy case, the Maranatha High boys’ tennis team was forced to settle for a CIF Southern Section playoff berth instead.
PASADENA — The Pasadena Polytechnic and Westridge School softball teams learned a couple of things on Wednesday.
PASADENA — On an afternoon in which low scores were at a premium and the vast majority of golfers struggled, both the Pasadena Poly and Flintridge Prep boys’ golf teams advanced seven of the Prep League’s 12 individual entries out...
LA CAÑADA — The La Salle High School softball team has played much better outside of the Del Rey League than within this season.
PASADENA — Going into the stretch run of the Prep League baseball season, Pasadena Poly, which has won 17 straight league titles, finds itself sitting in third looking up in the standings and the CIF Southern Section Division VI rankings to...
If there was a theme to the final day of action for the 12th annual Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball tournament Saturday, perhaps redemption best fit the tone in regards to San Marino High.
Only a few days removed from triumphing at the Rio Hondo League Individual Tournament, San Marino High tennis players Danny Gealer, Robert Carter and James Wade looked for more glory at the 113th Ojai Valley Junior Tournament.
PASADENA — For the first time in recent memory, the Mayfield Senior swimming team found itself out of the top spot in the Prep League last year.
LA VERNE — Despite 33 points from Pasadena High senior Andre Spight, the East San Gabriel Valley reigned supreme after a 113-110 victory in Friday evening’s 10th annual East-West San Gabriel Valley All-Star basketball game at La Verne...
LA VERNE — One final run is what separated East from West in Friday evening’s 10th annual East-West San Gabriel Valley All-Star girls’ basketball game at La Verne Damien High.
SOUTH PASADENA — On an afternoon in which the South Pasadena High boys’ volleyball team struggled and visiting La Cañada High made strides, each team picked up a victory of sorts.
PASADENA — What was a bright start to an Alpha League softball game ended in as gloomy fashion as the overcast afternoon for the Marshall Fundamental softball team.
A little more than six weeks after boys’ basketball coach Tim Tucker drove down the road to take a heading coaching position at Maranatha High, the large vacancy he left at Pasadena High is likely to be occupied by a familiar face.
While the results may no longer be surprising, the La Cañada High boys’ golf team is still enjoying the perks of a banner season.
TEMPLE CITY — Coming into the Rio Hondo League Individual Tournament, San Marino boys' tennis Coach Melwin Pereira challenged his squad based on what he saw the girls’ squad accomplish in October.
WALNUT – Once confined to local lore, South Pasadena High junior Claire Kieffer-Wright elevated herself into another stratum at Saturday’s 66th edition of the Mt. San Antonio College Relays.
Biyouregh Boghozian, Senior, Glendale
Elissa Arnold, Junior, Crescenta Valley
Roughly five years ago, Gabriel Isacson decided she would give water polo a shot.
NEWHALL — There was no disintegration of the Pacific League nor expansion of the Rio Hondo League at Friday morning’s CIF Southern Section Foothill Releaguing Chair Committee meeting at Hart High.
LA CAÑADA — La Cañada High baseball Coach Alex Valadez dismisses any notion that his team is in the driver’s seat when it comes to a possible Rio Hondo League title.
ARCADIA — Co-champions in Prep league softball last season, Pasadena Poly and Rio Hondo Prep were tied once again atop the league standings as they squared off Friday afternoon on the Kares’ home turf, with the winner taking over sole...
SAN MARINO — With an opportunity to step back into the Rio Hondo League softball title race, San Marino High stumbled instead on Friday afternoon.
NEWHALL — By a vote of 23-5, Crescenta Valley High’s bid to leave the Pacific League and join the Rio Hondo League was denied at Friday morning’s CIF Southern Section Foothill Releaguing Chair Committee meeting at Hart High.
Opinions and arguments as to whom the best athlete to come out of the Pasadena area can be found around town from barbershops to basketball courts.
A historic season for the Pasadena High girls’ volleyball team included one more achievement Wednesday afternoon.
SOUTH PASADENA — Whether or not the South Pasadena High track and field program will be able to duplicate the success of last season, which included winning a CIF Southern Section Division III championship, will soon be determined.
LA CAÑADA — There is no democracy in Rio Hondo League boys’ tennis.