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Return of Amela sparks Burroughs football to lopsided win against Arcadia

Return of Amela sparks Burroughs football to lopsided win against Arcadia

BURBANK — The Burroughs High football team was just happy to have its quarterback back.

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

Burbank High girls' volleyball pulls away from Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Though it was the closest set of the match, Burbank High’s girls’ volleyball team hardly lost its poise in the third game of Thursday afternoon’s Pacific League match against visiting Crescenta Valley.

Burbank girls' tennis rolls to 14-4 win against Hoover

GLENDALE — With the Burbank High and Hoover girls’ tennis teams having already locked up automatic playoff spots prior to Thursday’s matchup, both squads had something to play for when they met Thursday in a Pacific League match.

Providence volleyball doesn't have enough to topple Pacifica Christian

Providence volleyball doesn't have enough to topple Pacifica Christian

BURBANK — The Providence High girls' volleyball team members and coach had reason to be optimistic before taking on Pacifica Christian on Wednesday, even though the Seawolves are the defending CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA and Liberty...

Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

It is a decision they are happy they made.

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

Burroughs High girls' volleyball loses opening game but rallies to defeat Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — The Crescenta Valley High girls’ volleyball team was able to accomplish something against Burroughs in the opening game Tuesday that it wasn’t able to do against the Indians in the entire match when the teams played...

College update: Bell-Jeff's Cervantes helping Stanislaus

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level:

Bell tolls for Burroughs High football in win over Pasadena

Bell tolls for Burroughs High football in win over Pasadena

PASADENA — With its starting quarterback shelved for the third consecutive game with a concussion, the Burroughs High football team still liked its chances with its ground attack Friday night against Pasadena.

Burbank High football holds off Glendale comeback attempt to earn league win

Burbank High football holds off Glendale comeback attempt to earn league win

GLENDALE — The Glendale High and Burbank football teams have both had their share of struggles this season.

Burroughs High boys, Burbank's Fernandez find spot in Pacific League winner's circle

Burroughs High boys, Burbank's Fernandez find spot in Pacific League winner's circle

ARCADIA — For quite some time, it seemed as if the Arcadia High cross-country program was unbeatable at its home course of Arcadia County Park.

Burbank High girls' volleyball can't shake Arcadia from Pacific League perch

ARCADIA — There was no changing of the guard atop the Pacific League girls’ volleyball standings, much to the chagrin of Burbank High.

Burbank's Maemura, Crescenta Valley's Han carry local girls' golf torch into CIF

OXNARD — Advancement to the CIF Southern Section individual postseason was on the line for the Pacific League’s final 13 survivors who qualified to Tuesday morning’s league finals at the River Ridge Golf Club Vineyard Course.

Valerio starts fast, holds on for Burbank City Amateur Championship

Valerio starts fast, holds on for Burbank City Amateur Championship

BURBANK — From the get-go, Bob Valerio established himself as the clubhouse leader of the three-day long Burbank City Amateur Golf Championship.

Arcadia once again too tough for Burbank tennis

Arcadia once again too tough for Burbank tennis

ARCADIA — When the Burbank High girls' tennis team played Arcadia in September, the Bulldogs were easily beaten in the first Pacific League meeting between the squads.

Depleted Burbank High football no match for Muir

PASADENA — A once promising season has turned into a battle of attrition for the Burbank High football team.

Burroughs High football picks up rare shutout versus Hoover

Burroughs High football picks up rare shutout versus Hoover

GLENDALE — Rather than become history in the Pacific League postseason race, the Burroughs High football team made a little Thursday evening at Glendale High.

Valerio leads after first round of Burbank City Amateur Championship

BURBANK — For golfers who haven't played the course all that much, the De Bell Golf Club layout can be a tricky venture.

Experience pays off for Burbank volleyball in win over Burroughs

Experience pays off for Burbank volleyball in win over Burroughs

BURBANK — It was Burbank High's experience against Burroughs' youth when the two girls' volleyball teams met Thursday in the first cross-town rivalry showdown of the season.

De Bell to host annual city golf championship

Starting a amateur city championship in Burbank was the brainchild of Scott Scozzola.

Burroughs football can't stay with Muir in Pacific League loss

PASADENA — With its starting quarterback sidelined with a concussion, the Burroughs High football team had to install a simplified and abbreviated offense for its Pacific League game Friday.

Crescenta Valley golf places third, Burbank's Poche wins B Flight in tourney

Crescenta Valley golf places third, Burbank's Poche wins B Flight in tourney

BURBANK — Having already played five Pacific League matches, teams and players from the league have seen quite a bit of one another this season.

Providence volleyball sweeps past Buckley with good cause at forefront

BURBANK — National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began Wednesday with the first day of October.

Emily Tubert taking advantage of 'Big Break' opportunity

Emily Tubert taking advantage of 'Big Break' opportunity

Emily Tubert has had a chance to showcase her talents on various stages during her career as a golfer.

Latest group of inductees take place in Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame

Latest group of inductees take place in Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame

BURBANK — There are those who say that Dyson Hamner is one of the best all-around athletes to ever come out of Burbank High.

Burroughs volleyball bounces back, sweeps Crescenta Valley

Burroughs volleyball bounces back, sweeps Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Trailing the visiting Crescenta Valley High girls' volleyball team late in the opening game of Thursday's Pacific League contest, it looked as if Burroughs would have to climb out of an early hole.

Crescenta Valley golf's Chung, Han, Burbank's Maemura, La Cañada's Bessho advance to league final

VAN NUYS — With the Pacific League finals on deck, a handful of area girls’ golf players came into Wednesday’s final league match at Woodley Lakes Golf Course with plenty at stake.

Pacific League football preview: Crescenta Valley High poised to take crown?

Pacific League football preview: Crescenta Valley High poised to take crown?

As the start of Pacific League play gets underway Thursday evening, only one football team enters unbeaten and only one squad is winless, while the rest of the league's six entrants are somewhere in between.

Hoover tennis turns back Burroughs in league

GLENDALE — With the temperature in the 80s, the climate was much more manageable for the Hoover High and Burroughs girls' tennis teams when they squared off Monday.

Providence volleyball sweeps AGBU to stay perfect at home

BURBANK — The Providence High girls' volleyball team has been gaining momentum during the nonleague portion of its schedule.

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Photo Gallery: Burroughs vs. Arcadia Pacific League football

Photo Gallery: Burroughs vs. Arcadia Pacific League football

Junior Quarterback Andy Amela, who had been sidelined for three weeks after suffering a "mild concussion" Sept. 26 in a league game against Crescenta Valley, returned to action against the Arcadia Apaches and had perhaps his best performance of the season. Amela passed for four touchdowns to lead Burroughs to a 70-23 victory...

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