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Burbank High track earns league sweep of Burroughs

Burbank High track earns league sweep of Burroughs

Entering Wednesday’s meet against Burroughs High, the only blemish on the record of each of the Burbank High girls’ and boys’ track and field teams this season in the Pacific League was a loss to Arcadia.

Brooks, Burbank blow by Burroughs for first place

Brooks, Burbank blow by Burroughs for first place

BURBANK — If there was anyone on the softball diamond who could understand what Presley Miraglia was experiencing Thursday night, it was Caitlyn Brooks.

Burroughs baseball keeps Burbank in check

BURBANK — Riding a surge of success on the field, Burroughs High baseball went on the road to face Burbank in a Pacific League baseball rivalry where the Indians had designs on staying atop the Pacific league standings.

Burroughs volleyball dispatches Burbank in four games

BURBANK — In 20 wins this season, the Burroughs High's boys' volleyball team has been taken to a fifth game only one time.

Burbank, Burroughs swimming teams split Pacific League meet

BURBANK — The Burroughs High and Burbank swimming coaches took vastly different approaches to Wednesday's cross-town rivalry meet.

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

Kira Bochard, Burbank, Sophomore, Forward

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

Jillian Brady, Flintridge Prep, Sophomore, Midfielder

All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Intangibles lead Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Savo to be the best

All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Intangibles lead Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Savo to be the best

Lauren Savo is a terrific soccer player who turned in an exceptional season.

Porras, Burbank High baseball turn back Hoover in league

Porras, Burbank High baseball turn back Hoover in league

BURBANK — In looking to keep the Burbank High baseball team in contention for the Pacific League championship, Ryan Porras provided arguably his best outing on the mound Friday.

Two-hitter by Brooks propels Burbank softball past Glendale

BURBANK — The Pacific League softball season is going just as planned for Burbank High.

Burroughs baseball buckles down against Pasadena

BURBANK — In baseball, sometimes a lucky bounce is as good as all the hard luck and skill one can muster.

Burroughs High baseball makes easy work of Arcadia

BURBANK — Whether on the hill or at the dish, the Burroughs High baseball team was flat out dominant in Friday afternoon’s Pacific League showdown against visiting Arcadia.

Crescenta Valley boys' golf gets big effort from Renfro for second-place team finish

Crescenta Valley boys' golf gets big effort from Renfro for second-place team finish

Looking for a breakout performance, Cody Renfro got it Thursday.

Burroughs High track can't knock off Arcadia

BURBANK — Despite the best efforts of the Burroughs High boys' and girls' track and field teams, leadership atop the Pacific League belongs to Arcadia.

Crescenta Valley volleyball bounces back to Burbank's chagrin

Crescenta Valley volleyball bounces back to Burbank's chagrin

LA CRESCENTA — Looking to regroup following their first Pacific League defeat, the members of the Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball didn't want to fall further behind in their quest for a league championship.

Brooks, Burbank softball shut out Crescenta Valley

Brooks, Burbank softball shut out Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — As usual, Burbank High pitcher and Notre Dame commit Caitlyn Brooks was in complete control on Tuesday afternoon.

Tryouts for Los Angeles Kings High School Hockey League coming to Pickwick

With the popularity of ice hockey continuing to ascend across Southern California, there’s been a concentrated effort to target athletes at high school level.

Gadsby pitches gem for Crescenta Valley baseball in win against Burbank

BURBANK — Brian Gadsby doesn’t feel any pressure when he takes the mound for the Crescenta Valley High baseball team.

Providence volleyball wakes up in time to defeat Pacifica Christian

Providence volleyball wakes up in time to defeat Pacifica Christian

BURBANK — Having not practiced in 10 days, the Providence High boys' volleyball team returned from spring break Monday and had to contend with Pacifica Christian in a crucial Liberty League match.

La Cañada High's Pereira delivers special season

La Cañada High's Pereira delivers special season

In his three previous seasons at La Cañada High, senior striker Nicolas Pereira had been part of a variety of teams.

All-Area Boys' Soccer First Team

All-Area Boys' Soccer First Team

Sam Adida, Sophomore, Defender, La Cañada

All-Area Boys' Soccer Second Team

All-Area Boys' Soccer Second Team

Tim Bates, Senior, Defender, Flintridge Prep

Area athletes take on top competition at Arcadia invite

ARCADIA — An opportunity to run at the 48th Arcadia Invitational held too much significance for Megan Melnyk to miss it, even if it meant the Crescenta Valley High senior would be running at less than her best.

Even without star runner, Burbank girls' track still defeats Crescenta Valley

Even without star runner, Burbank girls' track still defeats Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Taking on a Crescenta Valley High girls' track and field team that was undefeated in the Pacific League, Burbank had a tough task in front of it Wednesday.

Burroughs High baseball walks off with win over Crescenta Valley

Burroughs High baseball walks off with win over Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Ominous as the sky was overhead, offensive prospects proved to be just as gloomy for the Crescenta Valley High and host Burroughs baseball teams Tuesday afternoon.

Burroughs High softball holds on for wild, soggy 8-6 victory at Crescenta Valley

Burroughs High softball holds on for wild, soggy 8-6 victory at Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — What was a fast, pitcher’s duel-type of contest through three innings gave way to a soggy, plodding, but high-scoring Pacific League softball game between Burroughs High and host Crescenta Valley as the rain increased...

College update: Hooper swinging big bat for CSUN softball

The following are updates on local athletes competing in college.

Burbank baseball suffers first league loss at hands of Pasadena

BURBANK — The Burbank High baseball team looked to continue one of its best starts to Pacific League play in years when it took on Pasadena Tuesday.

All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year: Transformation complete for Bellarmine Jefferson's Abid Oses

All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year: Transformation complete for Bellarmine Jefferson's Abid Oses

Abid Oses had a great deal to become acclimated to when he first arrived at Bellarmine-Jefferson High three seasons ago.

All-Area Boys' Basketball First Team

All-Area Boys' Basketball First Team

Isaac Etter, Junior, Guard, Bellarmine-Jefferson

All-Area Boys' Basketball Second Team

All-Area Boys' Basketball Second Team

Grant Arthur, Junior, Guard, La Cañada

Production at top pushes Flintridge Prep softball past Providence

Production at top pushes Flintridge Prep softball past Providence

LA CAÑADA — It was production at the top of its order that paced the Flintridge Prep softball team Thursday in its nonleague game against Providence.

Burroughs baseball holds down Glendale

BURBANK — Both the Glendale High and Burroughs baseball teams were looking to bounce back Friday.

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Photo Gallery: Burbank softball shuts out Burroughs, 8-0

Photo Gallery: Burbank softball shuts out Burroughs, 8-0

The Burbank High softball team scored seven runs in the first two innings against Burroughs, more than enough for senior pitcher Caitlyn Brooks who shoutout the Indians in the Bulldogs' 8-0 win Thursday.

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