When Lilit Vardanyan showed up for the CIF Southern Section Individual Tournament at Whittier Narrows Tennis Center in South El Monte last season, the junior didn't know what to anticipate.
One afternoon in September, a few weeks into the current football season, coach Richard Broussard leaned back in his chair in his small Burbank High office, gazed up at the ceiling and contemplated his team's fate.
Even though Saturday’s day-long CIF Southern Section cross-country divisional preliminaries are primarily about earning a spot to the following week’s divisional championship, there were still standout local efforts turned in, led by...
LOS ANGELES — One of their goals for this season was to advance to the quarterfinals of the playoffs, a round that their program had not reached in at least 30 years.
PICO RIVERA — If there's been one calling card for the Burbank High football team in 2014 more than suffering injuries, it's been overcoming them.
Shortly after Irene Maemura teed off Thursday on her first hole at the CIF Regional State Qualifier on Thursday at Arrowhead Country Club in San Bernardino, she received a brief visit from a CIF staff member who told the Burbank High senior girls'...
BURBANK — This time, there would be no letdown.
Even with a full squad, Burbank High boys’ water polo Coach Gilbert Raposa said it would have been tough for his team to beat Cerritos.
GLENDORA — Despite playing solid defense throughout and getting off to a strong start in the opening game, the Burroughs High School girls' volleyball team could not come up with enough finishing power in its CIF Southern Section Division II-...
BURBANK — For a team that hadn't lost a match, let alone dropped a game in nearly a month, Burbank encountered an uncharacteristic letdown in the third game Tuesday night against Xavier Prep in the first round of the CIF Southern Section...
The Providence High volleyball team got of to a good start Tuesday in its first-round playoff match against St. Anthony.
With the Burbank High boys’ water polo team clinging to a one-goal lead with less than a minute remaining Tuesday in its wild-card playoff contest against Culver City, the team turned to its defense.
For all the injuries and obstacles incurred by the Burbank High football team this season, the Bulldogs still found their way into the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs.
With a new coach coming on board late in the offseason, perhaps not a lot was expected from the Burbank High boys’ water polo team.
BURBANK — Forget about city bragging rights and rivalry one-upmanship. As far as the players and coaches were concerned, Friday's annual cross-town football clash between Burroughs High and Burbank came down to one thing.
It was a prosperous local girls' volleyball season, as three of the four city programs earned berths into the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
LA CRESCENTA — A Pacific League cross-country season full of surprises included one last shocker at Thursday afternoon’s league finals at Crescenta Valley Park.
There were four goals Burbank High girls' golfer Irene Maemura set before the season began. She reached the halfway point Thursday afternoon following one of her top 18-hole rounds of the year.
SANTA MONICA — The CIF Southern Section Division II first-round girls' tennis playoff match Wednesday between Burbank High and Santa Monica came down to a singles set between two substitute players.
Nobody would have held it against Andy Amela if he chose to sit out and not play. Emotionally devastated and feeling as if his heart had been pummeled by a sledgehammer, even his teammates and coaches would have understood if he took his place on the...
BURBANK — With the teams' Pacific League finishing order already determined prior to their meeting Tuesday, the second match of the season between the Burbank High and Burroughs girls' volleyball teams might not have held much drama.
BURBANK — A few moments after the Glendale High boys’ water polo team topped Burbank on Tuesday, the Nitros were already looking ahead to accomplishing something for the first time in the program’s history — a fourth...
BURBANK VS. BURROUGHS
Burbank High girls' tennis Coach Loi Phan was trying to figure out which opponent his team might play in the first round of the playoffs before the pairings were released Monday morning.
BURBANK — A storied athletic tradition added two pillars Friday evening.
BURBANK — Behind a spread out offensive attack and a smothering defense, the Burroughs High football team’s comeback this season is nearly complete, minus one big prize.
BURBANK — Scoring on eight of 11 total drives, the Burbank High football team set in motion its path toward a collision course with archrival Burroughs by obliterating visiting Arcadia, 56-14, in Thursday evening's Pacific League contest at...
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.
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 — 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.
BURBANK VS. 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.
PASADENA — Lilit Vardanyan understands what's at stake.
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.
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.
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 — 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 — The Burroughs High football team was just happy to have its quarterback back.
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.
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...
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...
It is a decision they are happy they made.
BURROUGHS VS. ARCADIA
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.
GLENDALE — The Glendale High and Burbank football teams have both had their share of struggles this season.
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.
ARCADIA — There was no changing of the guard atop the Pacific League girls’ volleyball standings, much to the chagrin of Burbank High.
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.
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.
BURBANK VS. GLENDALE
PASADENA — A once promising season has turned into a battle of attrition for the Burbank High football team.
BURBANK — For golfers who haven't played the course all that much, the De Bell Golf Club layout can be a tricky venture.
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.
GLENDALE — Rather than become history in the Pacific League postseason race, the Burroughs High football team made a little Thursday evening at Glendale High.
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.
BURBANK—For the first quarter of its Pacific League boys’ water polo opener Tuesday, Hoover High couldn’t create much separation in the contest with host Burbank.
Burbank school officials have agreed to spend $330,000 more than the $420,000 they had already voted to spend early this summer to upgrade a field at Burbank High School.
BURROUGHS VS. HOOVER
LA CRESCENTA — It was a morning full of victories, top efforts and personal-best times for the six local schools that participated in Saturday’s 47th annual Staub Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.
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.
BURBANK — Leave it up to the Crescenta Valley High defense to lead the way on an evening in which its high-flying offense met stiff resistance from a battered, but prideful Burbank defense.
BURBANK — National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began Wednesday with the first day of October.
LA CRESCENTA — Another sample of what should be a very exciting and competitive race for a Pacific League girls’ volleyball postseason spot played out Tuesday afternoon between two of the league’s stronger competitors.
ALHAMBRA — Through the first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team finished no worse than third place.
BURBANK VS. CRESCENTA VALLEY
BURBANK — There are those who say that Dyson Hamner is one of the best all-around athletes to ever come out of Burbank High.
PASADENA — After the final game of Pacific League football last season, Burbank High and Pasadena were at very different places. Pasadena finished a one-win season, whereas Burbank won its last four in league to secure a share of second place...
GLENDALE — Minutes after the conclusion of Friday night’s Pacific League opener at Glendale High, the Crescenta Valley football team posed for photos, while head coach Paul Schilling enjoyed a Gatorade bath.
LA CRESCENTA — If there were any doubts that times were changing within the Pacific League cross-country landscape, they were quickly extinguished by the fleet-footed dominance of Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez and the Burroughs boys&...
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.
BURBANK — The Providence High girls' volleyball team has been gaining momentum during the nonleague portion of its schedule.
GLENDALE — Ta’ase Mose could see the momentum beginning to evaporate and a fifth game looming.
DOWNEY — After a bump in the road to begin the season, the Burroughs High football team appears to be turning things around at the right time.
CANYON COUNTRY — The post-James Williams era began Friday night for the Burbank High football team.
James Williams received the news Wednesday that spelled the end of his season and his high school football career.
BURBANK — The reigning co-Pacific League champions faced one another Thursday when the Arcadia High girls’ tennis team visited Burbank.
BURBANK — Nearly three weeks into the season and the Burroughs High and Hoover girls’ volleyball teams hadn’t competed in many matches.
PASADENA — Irene Maemura of the Burbank High girls’ golf team and Crescenta Valley picked up breakthrough efforts during the third Pacific League match of the season Wednesday.
BURBANK — The Providence High and Bellarmine-Jefferson girls' volleyball teams engaged in two competitive battles last season.
It was only a few hours before Friday's kickoff against Rosemead High when most of the Burroughs football players heard somber news.
BURROUGHS VS. SANTA FE