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Burroughs High girls' basketball wears down Burbank

Burroughs High girls' basketball wears down Burbank

BURBANK — Burroughs High's girls' basketball team relied on its physical endurance and mental toughness Friday night to extend the longest active winning streak in the CIF Southern Section.

Times Community staff, area football coaches, players have Seattle repeating in Super Bowl

Times Community staff, area football coaches, players have Seattle repeating in Super Bowl

Plenty of attention will be focused on Glendale for the 49th rendition of the prestigious Super Bowl.

Bell-Jeff basketball picks up pace in second half to down La Salle

Bell-Jeff basketball picks up pace in second half to down La Salle

PASADENA – The pace was a bit slow during the first half of Wednesday’s Camino Real League game between Bellarmine-Jefferson High and La Salle.

Burroughs girls' basketball isn't slowed by Glendale

Burroughs girls' basketball isn't slowed by Glendale

GLENDALE — Glendale High boasts more front-line depth than any girls' basketball team in the Pacific League with a trio of talented post players in Sylvia Vartazarian, Kristina Sahakian and Kailyn Gideon.

Burbank soccer can't gain share of first place in loss to Arcadia

Burbank soccer can't gain share of first place in loss to Arcadia

BURBANK — Burbank High's girls' soccer team had a chance to grab a share of first place in the Pacific League when it faced Arcadia on Tuesday.

Glendale High boys' soccer completes sweep of Burroughs

BURBANK — After completing a sweep against the reigning Pacific League champion, the members of the Glendale High boys’ soccer team said it wasn’t an easy task.

Glendale High boys' basketball overcomes large deficit to beat Burroughs

BURBANK — Overtime games have been the norm this season in the head-to-head matchups between the Glendale High and Burroughs boys’ basketball teams.

College update: Trio of former Bell-Jeff players putting up impressive numbers

College update: Trio of former Bell-Jeff players putting up impressive numbers

The following is an update on local athletes playing at the collegiate level.

Burroughs boys' basketball takes care of rival Burbank

BURBANK — As it usually is when Burroughs High and Burbank meet on the hardwood, a raucous environment filled Burroughs High Friday evening as the respective boys' basketball teams squared off.

Second-half surge catapults Burroughs soccer to win over Burbank

Second-half surge catapults Burroughs soccer to win over Burbank

BURBANK — Burroughs High dominated cross-town rival Burbank in the first half on Friday in a Pacific League boys’ soccer match at Memorial Field.

Bochard's two second-half goals lift Burbank soccer over Burroughs

BURBANK — Kira Bochard feels she has an obligation to get things going on offense for the Burbank High girls’ soccer team.

Bell-Jeff basketball wins Camino Real League thriller over St. Monica

BURBANK — Late in the fourth quarter and behind against St. Monica, it looked as if the Bellarmine-Jefferson boys’ basketball team wouldn’t be able to overcome the struggles it had wrestled with all game.The Guards trailed by five...

All-Area Football Player of the Year: Gadsby comes back to greatness with Crescenta Valley football

All-Area Football Player of the Year: Gadsby comes back to greatness with Crescenta Valley football

With 12 weeks of triumph and a season’s worth of glory already behind it, Crescenta Valley High’s football team faced the very real proposition of it all concluding within the few minutes that lay in front of it.

Glendale girls' water polo gets over Burroughs

Glendale girls' water polo gets over Burroughs

BURBANK — It was evident that the Glendale High girls’ water polo team had a strategy in dealing with Burroughs standout goalkeeper Kate Wilke when the teams met Wednesday in a Pacific League contest.

Burroughs basketball holds off Hoover to win in overtime

BURBANK — Battling back from a 10-point deficit, the Hoover High boys' basketball team put itself in a good position to win Tuesday's Pacific League game against Burroughs.

Bell-Jeff basketball can't hold on in loss to San Gabriel Academy

Bell-Jeff basketball can't hold on in loss to San Gabriel Academy

SAN GABRIEL — Bellarmine-Jefferson’s boys’ basketball team has navigated through a gauntlet of tough teams in the past two weeks.

Sizable run in fourth quarter lifts Glendale basketball past Burbank

Sizable run in fourth quarter lifts Glendale basketball past Burbank

BURBANK — It was a large run that helped the Glendale High girls' basketball team lift itself out of a rut.

Glendale girls' water polo comes up clutch to fend off Burbank

Glendale girls' water polo comes up clutch to fend off Burbank

BURBANK — In a Pacific League girls’ water polo match largely defined by defense, it was the clutch and opportunistic offensive play of Glendale High down the stretch that ultimately won the day.

Providence High boys' basketball struggles with turnovers, scoring in loss to Holy Martyrs

BURBANK — Turnovers and droughts plagued the Providence High boys' basketball team in Thursday evening's Liberty League home contest versus Encino Holy Martyrs.

Second-half push lifts Hoover High boys' basketball past Burbank

Second-half push lifts Hoover High boys' basketball past Burbank

GLENDALE — With just three juniors and the rest of the team consisting of seniors, the Hoover High boys’ basketball squad, despite being without two key players, looked like a seasoned, veteran group in the first quarter of Wednesday&...

Burroughs High girls' basketball downs Arcadia in first-place showdown

BURBANK — Burroughs High’s girls’ basketball team knew it would get Arcadia's best shot Wednesday in a Pacific League first-place showdown.

Coffey served up more than just assists for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball

Coffey served up more than just assists for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball

Those in attendance at any Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball match this past season are probably familiar with one of announcer Kenny Lund’s more popular phrases.

All-Area Girls' Volleyball First Team

All-Area Girls' Volleyball First Team

Emily Develle, senior, libero, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

All-Area Girls' Volleyball Second Team

All-Area Girls' Volleyball Second Team

Rose Cowart, senior, outside hitter, Burbank

Burroughs water polo gets off to quick start, cruises to win against Burbank

Burroughs water polo gets off to quick start, cruises to win against Burbank

BURBANK — Burroughs High's girls' water polo team had a specific goal when it met cross-town rival Burbank in a Pacific League match Tuesday.

Burbank High football's Alvarez earns All-CIF football selection

Burbank High football's Alvarez earns All-CIF football selection

Like many players on the Burbank High football team, Kyle Alvarez was significantly banged up during the course of the 2014 season.

Burroughs High boys' soccer rallies for hard-earned point against Pasadena

PASADENA — Though it still has a bit of ground to make up in its quest to win a third straight Pacific League championship, things have begun to progress nicely for the Burroughs High boys' soccer team.

Crescenta Valley High girls' basketball surges in second half to defeat Burbank

BURBANK — The Crescenta Valley High girls’ basketball team had a perfect opportunity Monday in a Pacific League game against Burbank.

Late goal by Aguilar lifts Burroughs soccer past Crescenta Valley

Late goal by Aguilar lifts Burroughs soccer past Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Burroughs High boys' soccer player Andres Aguilar has developed a knack at beating Crescenta Valley in dramatic fashion.

Burroughs High girls' basketball rallies behind turnovers to topple Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Momentum was measured in turnovers on Friday evening.

Crescenta Valley High girls' soccer continues league surge versus Burroughs

LA CRESCENTA — Perhaps there were two area teams no more relieved to have concluded the nonleague portion of their schedules than the Crescenta Valley High and Burroughs girls’ soccer squads.

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