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It's a Winn, win result for Burbank High softball against Glendale

It's a Winn, win result for Burbank High softball against Glendale

GLENDALE — Burbank High softball Coach Mike Delaney and Glendale Coach Greg Martin walked into distinctly different situations when they took over their respective programs this season.

Pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air

Pole vaulter Matt Schwartz's future is up in the air

Matt Schwartz has vaulted himself into some rarefied air at Burroughs High.

Burroughs High baseball comes alive late against Glendale

Burroughs High baseball comes alive late against Glendale

BURBANK — An opportunity to move into a tie for fourth place awaited the Burroughs and Glendale high baseball teams before Tuesday's Pacific League game.

Burbank softball doubles up on Arcadia

BURBANK — The Arcadia High softball team accomplished something not many teams have been able to pull off this season against Burbank and ace pitcher Caitlyn Brooks.

Big first inning sparks Burroughs softball past Glendale

GLENDALE — Doug Nicol has seen his share of hard-hit balls around the diamond.

Burbank baseball able to come back to steal league win against Glendale

Burbank baseball able to come back to steal league win against Glendale

BURBANK — Burbank High's baseball team, the co-defending league champion, found itself in an all-too-familiar situation Friday of having to play catch-up in a Pacific League game against visiting Glendale.

Burroughs boys' track downs Arcadia to stay unbeaten in league

Burroughs boys' track downs Arcadia to stay unbeaten in league

ARCADIA — With the Arcadia High boys' track team being a perennial powerhouse in the Pacific League, Burroughs received some encouraging news two weeks ago.

Early deficit too much for Burroughs baseball to overcome versus Arcadia

ARCADIA — Still in the first round of Pacific League play, the Burroughs High baseball team isn't about to panic just yet.

College update: Emily Tubert having successful senior campaign at Arkansas

College update: Emily Tubert having successful senior campaign at Arkansas

An update on local athletes competing in college.

Burroughs golf defeats rival to take back Burbank Cup

In recent years, the Burroughs High boys' golf team has enjoyed a great deal of success in the annual Burbank Cup rivalry contest against cross-town foe Burbank.

Burbank boys' track pulls off upset against defending champion Arcadia

ARCADIA — Burbank High track and field Coach Darin Wolf surmised that his boys' team would have to have a lot go its way if it hoped to upset perennial Pacific League champion Arcadia in a league dual meet Wednesday with Pasadena.

Burbank's Apinchapong has fine showing at league boys' golf match

ARCADIA — On an afternoon of small surprises from both the Crescenta Valley High and Burbank boys’ golf teams, a change among the Pacific League leaders wasn’t shocking.

Burroughs High's Britton stays with Chicago Bears

Former Burroughs High standout Eben Britton will have a familiar home this upcoming season.

Sarah Brown steps down as Burbank girls' volleyball coach

Sarah Brown steps down as Burbank girls' volleyball coach

When Sarah Brown took over the Burbank High girls' volleyball team in 2007, she stepped into a program that wasn't accustomed to winning.

Burbank struggles in league-opening loss to Arcadia

BURBANK — For the first time in more than two decades, the Burbank High baseball team entered the league campaign as a defending champion.

Burroughs volleyball proves too much for upstart Burbank

Burroughs volleyball proves too much for upstart Burbank

BURBANK — Since it resurrected its boys' varsity volleyball program two seasons ago, Burbank High has had a tough time against cross-town rival Burroughs.

 Providence volleyball opens league play with three-game sweep

Providence volleyball opens league play with three-game sweep

BURBANK — Weeks of tournament matches, nonleague contests and hours of practice had led the Providence High boys' volleyball team to the moment the Pioneers have been working toward.

Providence baseball slugs its way to win in league opener

BURBANK — Baserunners were aplenty for the Providence High boys' baseball team in its league opener against Pacifica Christian on Tuesday evening.

Providence's Dabbaghian named All-CIF in girls' basketball for third season in a row

Providence's Dabbaghian named All-CIF in girls' basketball for third season in a row

Katia Dabbaghian should be used to receiving recognition this time of the year.

Burbank tabs Richard Broussard as new football coach

Burbank tabs Richard Broussard as new football coach

When Hector Valencia stepped down as Burbank High head football coach Feb. 28, he hoped the school would find a suitable replacement for a program that has enjoyed its share of success in recent years.

Bell-Jeff's Oses earns All-CIF first-team honors in boys' basketball

Bell-Jeff's Oses earns All-CIF first-team honors in boys' basketball

When Abid Oses was a sophomore last season for the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team, he had to share the floor with a group of seniors.

La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

Every high school team has high hopes before the season — some realistic, some maybe not so much.

Providence volleyball turns the tide in victory against Bell-Jeff

Providence volleyball turns the tide in victory against Bell-Jeff

BURBANK — The Providence High boys' volleyball team took advantage when it needed to.

Basketball, water polo players earn all-league accolades

Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.

Burbank's Guerrero honored with All-CIF first-team award in girls' soccer

Burbank's Guerrero honored with All-CIF first-team award in girls' soccer

There was little debate about how much Clarissa Guerrero's presence on the soccer field benefited the Burbank High girls' team this past season.

Burbank's Guerrero shares Pacific League's top honor in girls' soccer

Burbank's Guerrero shares Pacific League's top honor in girls' soccer

No matter where Clarissa Guerrero was positioned on the soccer field, she was determined to make the best of every situation.

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

Casey Basso, Senior, Midfielder/Forward, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Bell-Jeff volleyball loses in three to Village Christian

BURBANK — There was plenty of inexperience to go around when the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' volleyball team took on Village Christian Friday in a nonleague contest.

Providence baseball stays unbeaten with home victory

Providence baseball stays unbeaten with home victory

BURBANK — For a No. 3 hitter, Providence's Sean Holt couldn't have asked for more ideal situations than the four times he walked to the batter's box on Tuesday evening.

Providence softball survives shaky start to earn win

BURBANK — With a crop of good hitters, the Providence High softball team has proven it can score runs this season.

Burroughs' Gerlach named league player of the year

Burroughs' Gerlach named league player of the year

Since he was a sophomore playing on varsity two years ago, Burroughs High's Brandon Gerlach continued to grow as a player.

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Photo Gallery: Burroughs vs. Crescenta Valley league boys' volleyball

Photo Gallery: Burroughs vs. Crescenta Valley league boys' volleyball

Burroughs High School boys' volleyball met Crescenta Valley on Friday night in the first of two head-to-head contests. Tristan Martin finished with a team-high 11 kills and Ryan Van Loo contributed 29 assists to power visiting Burroughs to a 25-21, 25-22, 25-18 victory in front of a loud crowd.

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