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Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

Burbank High girls' tennis reigns at Pacific League finals

PASADENA — While the Glendale and Crescenta Valley high girls’ tennis programs certainly made an impact locally at Wednesday afternoon’s Pacific League individual tennis finals, when it comes to best in show, nobody topped Burbank&...

 Burbank High girls' volleyball tunes up for postseason with win over Glendale

Burbank High girls' volleyball tunes up for postseason with win over Glendale

BURBANK — With their opponent fighting for its playoff life, the Burbank High girls' volleyball team received a quality postseason tune-up in the form of visiting Glendale in Thursday afternoon's Pacific League match.

Playoff-bound Burbank water polo defeats rival Burroughs

Playoff-bound Burbank water polo defeats rival Burroughs

BURBANK — With the graduation of some key seniors and a coach who took over only weeks before the season began, prospects for the 2014 boys' water polo season looked challenging at best for the Burbank High boys' water polo team.

Burroughs volleyball can't maintain momentum in loss to Arcadia

BURBANK —Burroughs High's girls' volleyball team came out with a spirited and unrelenting effort Tuesday against Arcadia, winning the opening game of the Pacific League match in relatively easy fashion.

Burbank's Vardanyan shines in first day of league tennis tourney

Burbank's Vardanyan shines in first day of league tennis tourney

PASADENA — Lilit Vardanyan understands what's at stake.

Burbank golfer Irene Maemura advances in CIF

Burbank golfer Irene Maemura advances in CIF

Burbank High girls' golfer Irene Maemura had to work extra Monday in the CIF Southern Section Northern Regional at River Ridge Golf Club Vineyard Course in Oxnard.

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez tracks down another record at Mt. SAC

Burbank High's Candela Fernandez tracks down another record at Mt. SAC

It was a breakthrough effort for both the Burbank High and Burroughs cross-country teams at Saturday’s second day of the 67th annual Mt. San Antonio College Invitational.

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 football rumbles past Hoover

BURBANK — Both the Burbank High and Hoover football teams have very much been the walking wounded throughout the current season with injuries plaguing both squads from the beginning of the season.

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.

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Photo Gallery: Pacific League girls tennis championship

Photo Gallery: Pacific League girls tennis championship

While the Glendale and Crescenta Valley high girls' tennis programs certainly made an impact locally at Wednesday afternoon's Pacific League individual tennis finals, when it comes to best in show, nobody topped Burbank's Bulldogs. The Bulldogs captured what is believed to be the program's first-ever dual win as senior Lilit Vardanyan claimed...

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