Though Irene Maemura missed achieving her ultimate goal of competing in the state tournament for the first time in her career, she doesn’t harbor any regrets.
Keilee Bessho, Senior, La Cañada
BURBANK — There was double the significance to the victory earned by the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team Friday evening.
For professional golfer Emily Tubert, it was a chance of a lifetime, although she admitted, "It was the most nervous I've ever been in my entire life."
GLENDALE — All it took was 30 seconds and a little bit of hustle for Burbank High sophomore forward Kira Bochard to break a season-long drought for her Bulldogs girls’ soccer team.
BURBANK — The Burbank High boys’ soccer coach and players are going to have a long time to think about Wednesday’s 2-0 nonleague loss to Flintridge Prep.
Along with possessing solid skills as a senior outside hitter for the Burbank High girls’ volleyball team, Allison Tiegs was also a fierce competitor this past season for the Bulldogs.
BURBANK — Maybe there’s more than one crosstown rivalry within the Burbank city limits.
BURBANK — Burroughs High’s girls’ basketball team opened its season hosting the 32nd annual Magnolia Park Optimist Club Tournament by winning four games in five days to reach the championship against Harvard-Westlake.
BURBANK – Having come up one win short of reaching its own tournament championship, the Burbank High girls’ water polo team set its sights on picking up hardware in Saturday afternoon’s third-place game of the Burbank Tournament.
There was only a one-win difference between the Burbank High and Burroughs football programs in the Pacific League this past season.
BURBANK — Two games into the Burbank High girls' water polo tournament and perhaps the attitude has changed for the host squad.
LA CAÑADA — With the way the La Cañada High girls’ water polo team dominated Burroughs in the early going of the teams’ nonleague match Thursday, it looked as if the Spartans would roll to a likely victory.
BURBANK — The La Cañada High girls’ soccer team that took the field Wednesday in a nonleague game against Burbank didn’t much resemble the squad that advanced to the CIF Southern Section championship last season.
BURBANK — Whether its picking off an errant pass or diving on the court for a loose ball, Abbey Ibarra is ready and willing to do what it takes for a victory.
BURBANK — Burbank High girls' basketball Coach Bruce Breeden didn't know where to begin in describing his team's performance Tuesday in a pool-play game in the Burroughs Magnolia Park Optimist Club Tournament.
BURBANK — Halfway through the third quarter, the shots stopped falling.
BURBANK — Written on the dry erase board of the Providence High boys’ basketball team’s locker room were four notes about a Hoover squad that the Pioneers had to face in the championship game of the 26th annual Paul Sutton Tipoff...
Since joining the Pacific League in 2006, the Burbank High and Burroughs girls' volleyball teams have been among the top squads in the league.
BURBANK – For the first half of its match Thursday evening, the Burroughs High boys' soccer team was completely outplayed by Granada Hills.
GIRLS' WATER POLO
LOS ANGELES — As a steady rain pelted the field for most of the second half Wednesday afternoon at Occidental College, the conditions afforded the Providence High and Holy Family girls’ soccer teams few scoring opportunities during the...
BURBANK — It was only a few years ago that the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' basketball team was the premier program in the city, as the Guards would routinely dominate Providence in the team's annual cross-town rivalry.
BURBANK — There are just three seniors on the Providence High boys' basketball team this season. It will be essential for the Pioneers to rely on that core, which includes Michael Armstead, in order to achieve some success.
It was a successful 2013-14 girls' soccer campaign for the Burbank High girls' soccer team.
LA CAÑADA — Hoping to begin their season on a positive note and kick off their year with a victory, the Burbank High and Flintridge Prep girls’ water polo teams met Monday to open the season.
FRESNO — Their positions in the races were the same, but the difference in emotions for Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez and the Burroughs boys’ cross-country team following fourth-place results couldn't have been more opposite at...
With a large portion of its squad returning, the mood surrounding the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team is one of anticipation and confidence.
FOUR POLO PLAYERS HONORED
The local high school boys' soccer landscape has changed a bit since last season.
For most of the cross-country season, the local narrative circled around the Burroughs High boys’ cross-country team, Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez and then everyone else.
For the girls' basketball teams at Burbank High, Burroughs and Providence, the combination of veteran coaching and senior leadership has been instrumental in the local programs enjoying consistent success in recent years, especially last season.
After advancing to the quarterfinals at last year's Southern Section Individual Tournament, Burbank High singles player Lilit Vardanyan was hoping for a favorable draw in Monday's event at the Whittier Narrows Tennis Center in South El Monte.
WALNUT — In the long run, it was an accomplishment more than 65 years in the making.
EAST LOS ANGELES — For a team that lost its two perennial skill players for most of the season, it might have been a surprise to some that the Burbank High football team got as far as it did this season.
While the Burroughs High girls' water polo team qualified for the CIF Southern Section playoffs last season after placing fourth in the Pacific League, Burbank wasn't able to earn a postseason berth.
Led by two goals from Ari Baranian, the Flintridge Prep boys' soccer team, ranked second in CIF Southern Section Division II, were able to notch a 2-0 win Wednesday against the Burbank High Bulldogs on their home field. The victory improved the Rebels to 5-1-2 on the season.