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Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

Award-winning season for Burroughs High's Sawyer Patterson

It was a symbolic gesture and the culmination of an eventful and sometimes grueling junior year for Burroughs High’s Sawyer Patterson.

Learning is 'Real' in youth volleyball camp

Learning is 'Real' in youth volleyball camp

BURBANK — There doesn’t appear to be any shortage of learning for those who attend the Real Youth Volleyball Camp each summer.

Glendale City Golf Championship continues to gain traction

Glendale City Golf Championship continues to gain traction

As a spectator last season, Bob Merette watched the final round of the Glendale City Golf Championship unfold at Oakmont Country Club.

Providence boys' basketball wraps up summer action

BURBANK — Following an extensive spring and summer schedule, it’s time for the members of the Providence High boys’ basketball team to hang up their gear.

Burroughs High baseball's late rally comes up short versus Loyola

BURBANK — What exactly can be extrapolated from a summer league baseball tournament and from an individual game is certainly up for debate.

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Team

All-Area Boys' Tennis Singles Team

Cartier Juan, Sophomore, Flintridge Prep

Glendale High's terrific tennis tandem made a late charge

Glendale High's terrific tennis tandem made a late charge

Throughout most of the season, the Glendale High boys’ tennis team excelled in doubles competition.

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team

All-Area Boys' Tennis Doubles Team

Jason Chang, Junior, and Aren Abrahamian, Senior, Crescenta Valley

Burroughs baseball puts on power surge against Burbank

Burroughs baseball puts on power surge against Burbank

BURBANK — It’s summer, but the baseball rivalry between Burroughs High and Burbank was renewed Thursday.

Burroughs High football to face some new opponents in 2014 season

Burroughs High football to face some new opponents in 2014 season

The Burroughs High football team hasn't enjoyed a great deal of success during nonleague competition over the last four years.

Burbank 10-11 softball crushes way to state crown

BANNING — From the beginning of the postseason, the dominance of the Burbank Little League 10-11 All-Stars was uncontested.

Galindo steps down as softball coach at Bell-Jeff

Galindo steps down as softball coach at Bell-Jeff

During his three-year tenure as the Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball coach, Florencio Galindo accomplished something that is rare among coaches at the school, or in the city for that matter.

Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season

Morikawa drives La Cañada High golf to breakthrough season

Fresh off playing 18 holes at Soule Park Golf Club in the heart of Ojai in northern Ventura County, the members of the La CaƱada High boys’ golf team quickly turned from athletes to mathematicians.

Burbank 10-11 All-Stars dominate in taking Section 2 softball title

The Burbank Little League 10-11 All-Stars softball team went into Wednesday's Section 2 championship game with a wealth of confidence.

Crescenta Valley Major All-Stars power way to 14-1 win over Burbank-Tujunga

GLENDALE — Behind two home runs and seven extra-base hits, the Crescenta Valley Major Baseball Little League All-Stars bashed their way into the Section 2 Tournament by completing an undefeated run through the District 16 field with a 14-1...

Tully Talk: Recognizing the best, and the worst, with the Tully Trophy

Tully Talk: Recognizing the best, and the worst, with the Tully Trophy

Summer is in full force and many local high school athletes are finally getting some time to relax, while others are competing in summer leagues or headed to compete in college after an eventful 2013-14 school year.

Burbank 10-11 softball steamrolls into Division finals

Burbank’s 10-11 All-Stars haven’t slowed down throughout the all-star season and it’s carried them to the doorstep of a Division championship.

Burbank High football to be road tested for 2014 season

Burbank High football to be road tested for 2014 season

Looking at the 2014 schedule for the Burbank High football team, one thing stands out.

Burbank Junior Baseball All-Stars get even with Crescenta Valley

Burbank Junior Baseball All-Stars get even with Crescenta Valley

GLENDALE — Brandon Martinez arrived on the doorstep of pitching a complete game for the Burbank Junior baseball All-Star team.

Tubert moving forward following professional debut

Tubert moving forward following professional debut

It has been a whirlwind last three weeks for women’s golfer Emily Tubert.

Jewel City 9-10 all-stars turn back Burbank

TUJUNGA — After a brief struggle on the mound, Cameron Cassidy bounced back nicely.

Bell-Jeff tabs Martinez as new football coach, athletic director

Only days into his new job, Fred Martinez has been hard at work trying to turn around the sports programs at Bellarmine-Jefferson High.

Tubert goes from one 'Big Break' to another in first tourney as a pro

Tubert goes from one 'Big Break' to another in first tourney as a pro

Emily Tubert arrived Thursday at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G a little late, just one day prior to Friday's first round of play in the LPGA event.

Burbank Tennis Center becomes a retreat for special needs athletes

Burbank Tennis Center becomes a retreat for special needs athletes

BURBANK — The Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Special Needs Individuals has almost become synonyms with the Burbank Tennis Center.

Burbank High's Brooks is named to All-American softball squad

Burbank High's Brooks is named to All-American softball squad

This one took Caitlyn Brooks by surprise.

All-Area Boys' Golf Team

All-Area Boys' Golf Team

Russell Caletena, Sophomore, Glendale

Bell-Jeff softball's Mia Acosta named Santa Cruz League's top player

Bell-Jeff softball's Mia Acosta named Santa Cruz League's top player

As a team, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball squad dominated the Santa Cruz League this past season.

Providence High's Taylor Saldana recognized as top volleyball player in Liberty League

Providence High's Taylor Saldana recognized as top volleyball player in Liberty League

When Taylor Saldana became a starter for the Providence High boys' volleyball team as a sophomore in 2013, he wanted to contribute and hopefully make some kind of impact with the Pioneers.

Burbank 10-11 softball continues to pound competition

Just a little under three days of rest wasn’t enough to cool down the bats of the Burbank 10-11 All-Stars at Saturday afternoon’s opening round of the Division softball tournament.

Providence basketball has trouble with its shooting

BURBANK — Had it been a regular-season game, there might have been some cause for concern.

Burbank claims Junior baseball championship

GLENDALE — Game 15 had always been on the schedule of the District 16 Junior Baseball Tournament of Champions, but it had carried the addendum of “if-necessary.”

CV Landrys outlasts Burbank Dukes to nab Major Baseball title

CV Landrys outlasts Burbank Dukes to nab Major Baseball title

GLENDALE — From top to bottom, it's difficult to detect a weakness in a lineup used by Crescenta Valley Landrys. All of the batters appear disciplined and some have a knack for hitting the ball over the fence at the most opportunistic times.

Crescenta Valley All-Stars outlast Burbank for tournament title

Crescenta Valley All-Stars outlast Burbank for tournament title

GLENDALE — It took a third meeting between the Crescenta Valley and Burbank Junior All-Stars to decide who would represent District 16 at the upcoming Section 2 baseball tournament.

Expectations, excitement high for Burbank High football

Expectations, excitement high for Burbank High football

BURBANK — There is an air of excitement, expectations are at an all-time high and confidence is soaring with the Burbank High football team.

Tully Talk: Fathers, never underestimate your children

Tully Talk: Fathers, never underestimate your children

As a father, I have learned to never underestimate my children, especially when it comes to athletic activities.

 Players hone hardwood skills at Tribe Youth Basketball Camp

Players hone hardwood skills at Tribe Youth Basketball Camp

BURBANK — Jagger Green is a perfect example of why the organizers of the Tribe Youth Basketball Camp have hosted a series of events the past four years at Burroughs High.

Ruthless softball defeats Bees in battle of Burbank teams, earns shot in title game

Ruthless softball defeats Bees in battle of Burbank teams, earns shot in title game

GLENDALE — In an elimination game in the Little League District 16 Major Softball Knock-Out Tournament, the Burbank Ruthless team was trying to rebound a from a tough loss a night earlier against the Crescenta Valley Red Hots.

Fast start propels Burbank basketball past Simi Valley

BURBANK — It was a dominant way for the Burbank High girls' basketball team to open its summer.

Burroughs High's Schwartz soars to state final in pole vault

Burroughs High's Schwartz soars to state final in pole vault

Matt Schwartz came through when it mattered most.

Burroughs High's Schwartz ready for tough competition in state meet

Burroughs High's Schwartz ready for tough competition in state meet

Matt Schwartz is ready for the competition of his life.

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Photo Gallery: Rivals Burbank and Burroughs VIBL baseball playoffs

Photo Gallery: Rivals Burbank and Burroughs VIBL baseball playoffs

The Burroughs Indians had a fine offensive showing, putting together three big innings to earn an 18-3 victory over the Bulldogs at Burroughs High on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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