BURBANK — Having proven to be one of the elite teams in CIF Southern Section Division VII over the last several seasons, the Bellarmine-Jefferson softball team is looking to put its mark on Division VI.
LYNWOOD — Providence High softball Coach Joel Curtis told his players they would have to cut down on their mistakes if they were to win their CIF Southern Section Division VII first-round game Thursday against host Firebaugh.
A two-run lead was nice to have, but not comfortable enough for Katie Hooper and her teammates on the Burbank High softball team.
BURBANK — Chris Okimoto understands the role of being the No. 9 hitter in a fluid lineup.
BURBANK — Four of its hitters had two hits each.
Softball: Minutemen, Panthers have first-round games Thursday, while San Marino, Westridge, La Salle and Marshall have wild cards on Tuesday.
Maranatha High, St. Monica Academy and Pasadena Poly all earned league titles this baseball season and, therefore, earned first-round playoff home games, as the CIF Southern Section released playoff pairings on Monday.
Maranatha High, St. Monica Academy and Pasadena Poly all earned league titles this baseball season, and therefore, earned first-round playoff home games, as the CIF Southern Section released playoff pairings on Monday.
Just two of the city's four high school baseball teams qualified for the CIF Southern Section playoffs, and both of them open the playoffs with wild-card games.
The Burbank High and Bellarmine-Jefferson softball programs enter the CIF Southern Section playoffs with their share of momentum.
Two local softball teams will participate in the CIF Southern Section playoffs after the CIF office unveiled its playoff pairings Monday.
LA CAÑADA — The La Cañada High boys' volleyball team was outplayed in the first two games of its CIF Southern Section Division III quarterfinal playoff match Saturday against Hemet and, as a result, found itself in a big hole.
SOUTH PASADENA — The South Pasadena High boys' volleyball team had to play Saturday evening's CIF Southern Section Division III quarterfinal playoff match against Heritage Christian not at home as scheduled, but a few blocks away at South...
Crescenta Valley High's Ted Boeke hit a game-winning, three-run home run in a 5-4 win over Arcadia Friday that captured a share of the Pacific League title for the Falcons.
BURBANK — A jubilant group of Burbank High baseball team met pitcher Ricky Perez on the mound shortly after he recorded a strikeout that secured a 4-1 victory against rival Burroughs on Friday.
NEWHALL — There is reason for the members of the San Marino boys' tennis team to feel like they have oversized targets on their backs.
GLENDALE — Hoover High starting pitcher Orlando Marin threw five straight balls to start Friday's home baseball game against rival Glendale.
The Burroughs High boys' volleyball team was poised for a lengthy run in the CIF Southern Section playoffs this season.
BURBANK — Having wrapped up the Pacific League championship last week, the Burbank High softball team could have afforded a loss in its season finale Thursday.
BURBANK — The Providence boys' volleyball team had a commendable, and perhaps, unpredictably superb season conclude in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs Thursday evening.
LA CAÑADA — When La Cañada High boys' tennis Coach Will Moravec saw the draws for the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs, he said he couldn't have hoped for anything more.
BURBANK — Making the jump to CIF Southern Section Division I and playing against tougher competition might have had something to do with the Burroughs High boys' tennis team's struggles during its first-round home match Wednesday.
LA CAÑADA — When La Cañada High boys’ tennis Coach Will Moravec saw the draws for the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs, he said he couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
BURBANK — Over the last few years, the Burroughs High boys’ volleyball team proved to be among the elite programs in CIF Southern Section III.
BURBANK — After wrapping up their CIF Southern Section Division V first-round playoff match, the members of the Providence High boys' volleyball team noticed some pluses and minuses.
BURBANK — With a Santa Cruz League title wrapped up and senior day on the calendar, Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball Coach Florencio Galindo decided to turn to senior Karina Hernandez as his starting pitcher again St. Genevieve on Tuesday.
It was a struggle for the Burroughs High and Burbank boys' golf teams Monday in the first round of CIF Southern Section play.
As expected, San Marino High's boys' tennis team garnered the top seed when the CIF Southern Section playoff pairings were released on Monday morning.
The previous two seasons, the Burroughs High boys' tennis team was able to play its way to two straight appearances in the CIF Southern Section Division II semifinals.
When the CIF Southern Section boys’ volleyball playoffs get going Tuesday, the city of Burbank will be well represented.
ARCADIA — Winning and advancing were the two most important elements for the Burbank and Burroughs high track and field programs at Friday evening's Pacific League Finals at Arcadia's Salter Stadium.
The Burbank High baseball team showed it can be explosive on offense in a Pacific League game Friday night against visiting Arcadia.
ARCADIA — The last time the Burbank High softball team was able to capture a league championship was in 1987, when the Bulldogs had a premier starting pitcher in All-American Debby Day.
BURBANK — It was a battle of the Liberty League's top two teams, as well as the two most potent offenses in the league, when the Providence High softball team took on Faith Baptist on Thursday.
The Bellarmine-Jefferson High administration was looking for a new football coach and athletic director with expertise, experience and a vision to help build the school's sports programs.
PASADENA — What started as a seven-team tournament nearly ended as an all-Burbank city affair Wednesday afternoon at the Pacific League boys’ tennis finals at Pasadena High.
BURBANK — While waiting for the official scores of the Pacific League’s Individual Tournament to be tallied, Paul Park leaned forward in a chair Wednesday on the deck at De Bell Golf Club eagerly awaiting word as to whether his latest...
For the first time in 26 years and in the Pacific League, the Burbank High softball team will be able to call itself a league champion.
BURBANK — In the span of 14 innings and less than 24 hours, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team has created quite a stir atop the Pacific League standings.
LA CRESCENTA — With both teams battling for a top-two spot in the Pacific League, there was little room for error when the Crescenta Valley and Burroughs high softball teams collided Wednesday.
BURBANK — All four area boys’ golf teams had something at stake Tuesday leading into the Pacific League prelims at De Bell Golf Club.
GLENDALE — To have a realistic chance to win the Pacific League championship, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team had to defeat Burbank on Tuesday at Stengel Field.
CLAREMONT — The Burroughs High boys' volleyball team made a tough situation inherently more difficult Tuesday evening against Claremont.
BURBANK — While the likes of Arcadia High, Burroughs and Crescenta Valley are jockeying for Pacific League softball playoff positioning, Burbank, the top-ranked team in CIF Southern Section Division III, continues to ride roughshod over the...
PASADENA — Burroughs and Burbank highs will be represented in the Pacific League semifinals in boys' tennis.
PASADENA — It's right back to the semifinals of the Pacific League boys' tennis tournament for Emile Ohanyan.
BURBANK — In the midst of a two-game skid, the Burroughs High baseball team likely couldn't afford another loss if it hoped to stay in the thick of things among the Pacific League frontrunners.
PASADENA — Heading into the home stretch in the Pacific League, Paul Park is pleased with his overall play.
LA CRESCENTA — The Burroughs High boys' volleyball team had a definite motivating factor in its Pacific League match Thursday evening against host Crescenta Valley.
GLENDALE — Through three innings, there didn't seem to be much separating the respective first- and fifth-place Burbank and Glendale high softball teams Thursday — outside of an error.
ARCADIA — It took four extra innings to decide the victor in a key Pacific League baseball showdown between Burroughs High and host Arcadia on Tuesday.
BURBANK — Garrett Auproux watched intently Tuesday as his Burroughs High boys' tennis team took on Arcadia with the outright Pacific League championship on the line.
With just one win to account for this season for the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' volleyball team, the Providence players might have thought they were in for a quick and easy time when the teams met.
BURBANK — Heading into the second half of the Pacific League season, the Burbank High and Burroughs baseball teams have something in common: they are tied for the league lead.
NEWHALL — By a vote of 23-5, Crescenta Valley High’s bid to leave the Pacific League and join the Rio Hondo League was denied at Friday morning’s CIF Southern Section Foothill Releaguing Chair Committee meeting at Hart High.
LA CRESCENTA — In a match with such magnitude, it almost undermines the final result when both coaches have a clear idea of how it's going to play out.
LA CRESCENTA — In a match with such magnitude, it almost undermines the final result when both coaches have a clear idea of how it’s going to play out.
BURBANK — For the past three years, Burbank High softball Coach Nicole Drabecki thought her team had enough talent to win a Pacific League championship.
ARCADIA — Though the Glendale High boys' golf team doesn't have enough players to field a complete lineup, it hasn't deterred Russell Caletena from showing he may be a key building block for the program's future.
BURBANK — The Burbank High boys' and girls' track and field teams look like squads ready to compete for their share of Pacific League championships.
BURBANK — It is a cross-town rivalry any time Burroughs High goes up against Burbank in any sport. But in boys' volleyball the rivalry is a purely geographical based one as the Indians are a divisional powerhouse and the Bulldog program is in...
Local athletes found the themselves in the heat of competition Saturday at the annual Burbank All-City Middle Schools Track and Field Meet.
GLENDALE — For the first four innings of its Pacific League game Tuesday against Crescenta Valley High, the Glendale softball team was right in the thick of things.
BURBANK — Last time out for Burroughs High baseball saw the Indians win a three hour marathon against host Crescenta Valley to take over sole position of first place in the Pacific League.
GIRLS' TRACK AND FIELD
ARCADIA — The Burbank High baseball team has had a definite flair for the dramatic this week.
GLENDALE — Cheyenne Steward wasted no time helping the Burroughs High softball team get back on track.
LA CRESCENTA — With the Crescenta Valley High boys' and girls' track and field teams both still in the running for Pacific League championships, every meet is vital for the Falcons.
CV's Hannah Ruby, right, passes it to Grace Keller in the 4x4 relay event during a meet, which took place at Crescenta Valley High School in La Crescenta on Thursday, April 11, 2013. (Cheryl A. Guerrero/Staff photographer)
BURBANK — The last time the Burbank High and Crescenta Valley boys' volleyball teams played in a Pacific League contest, the Falcons struggled and the Bulldogs were able to come away with a relatively easy three-game sweep.
GLENDALE — In a Pacific League baseball race predicted by many to be anybody's for the taking, Burroughs High emerged on Tuesday night with the top spot all to itself.
ARCADIA — Coming into the season, the Burroughs High boys' tennis team was the odds-on favorite to win the Pacific League championship.
GLENDALE — With playoff implications still in play, the Hoover High and Burbank boys' tennis teams played like there was a lot at stake in their Pacific League match Tuesday.
BURBANK — An early offensive surge buoyed the Crescenta Valley High softball team. Standout center fielder Hannah Cookson did everything possible to make sure the lead wouldn't evaporate.
After the La Cañada High boys’ soccer season ended in 2012, Armand Bagramyan, assuming his high school career was also done, set his sights on the professional ranks.
BURBANK — With perennial powerhouse Viewpoint High no longer in the Liberty League this season, the Providence boys' volleyball team players and coach think the Pioneers have a legitimate shot to capture a championship this year.
BURBANK — For not being in the same league in boys’ volleyball, Division II powers Burroughs and South Torrance highs see a lot of each other on the court, and it always seems to be an emotion-packed encounter.
BURBANK — As expected, the Crescenta Valley High and Burbank baseball teams found themselves locked in a pitcher’s duel in a Pacific League showdown at Burbank High Friday night.
GLENDALE — With less than a month left in the regular season, Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball Coach John Nelson said he's still trying to get a read on his team.
LA CRESCENTA — The Burbank High softball team has been in contention for the Pacific League title the past three seasons. Even though the Bulldogs have been one of the more successful teams in the league during that span, they were never able...
BURBANK — For a number of years prior to 2010, the Arcadia High boys' volleyball team was a nemesis for the Crescenta Valley squad.
GLENDALE — Since Pacific League play began in March, the Burbank High and Glendale boys’ volleyball teams find themselves with something in common — difficulty closing out games.
PASADENA — There was no lack of opportunities for either the visiting Burroughs High baseball team or Pasadena in Pacific League play Tuesday afternoon.
BURBANK — Twice one point away from grabbing sole possession of first place in the Pacific League, the Burroughs High boys’ volleyball team couldn’t close the deal.
GLENDALE — All it took was a mere half inning for the Burbank High baseball team to establish itself against host Glendale in Pacific League play Friday afternoon.
BURBANK — Thanks in part to stellar pitching and a relentless offense, the Burbank High softball team finds itself atop the CIF Southern Section Division III poll.