High School Sports

Burbank High football bounces Arcadia in preparation for showdown with Burroughs

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 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.

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&...

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.

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.

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 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...

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...

Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

Bell-Jeff football program moving forward

It is a decision they are happy they made.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Crescenta Valley golf's Chung, Han, Burbank's Maemura, La Cañada's Bessho advance to league final

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.

Hoover High boys' water polo cruises past Burbank in league opener

Burbank High boys' water polo can't stick with Hoover in league opener

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.

School officials up funding for athletic field

School officials up funding for athletic field

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.

Morning full of victories for local cross-country teams

Morning full of victories for local cross-country teams

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.

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 High football defense stands tall versus Burbank

Burbank High football can't hold on versus Crescenta Valley

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.

Providence volleyball sweeps past Buckley with good cause at forefront

BURBANK — National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began Wednesday with the first day of October.

Burbank High girls' volleyball outlasts Crescenta Valley in four

Burbank High girls' volleyball outlasts Crescenta Valley in four

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.

Crescenta Valley High girls' golf places fourth in league match

ALHAMBRA — Through the first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High girls’ golf team finished no worse than third place.

Latest group of inductees take place in Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame

Latest group of inductees take place in Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame

BURBANK — There are those who say that Dyson Hamner is one of the best all-around athletes to ever come out of Burbank High.

Burbank High football begins league with win against Pasadena

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...

Crescenta Valley High football shines in league opener against Burroughs

Burroughs High football struggles in Pacific League-opening loss to Crescenta Valley

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.

Burbank High's Fernandez, Burroughs boys run to victory at first Pacific League meet

Burbank High's Fernandez, Burroughs boys run to victory at first Pacific League meet

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&...

Burroughs volleyball bounces back, sweeps Crescenta Valley

Burroughs volleyball bounces back, sweeps Crescenta Valley

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.

Providence volleyball sweeps AGBU to stay perfect at home

BURBANK — The Providence High girls' volleyball team has been gaining momentum during the nonleague portion of its schedule.

Glendale High girls' volleyball takes out Burroughs in four

Burroughs High girls' volleyball falls to Glendale in four

GLENDALE — Ta’ase Mose could see the momentum beginning to evaporate and a fifth game looming.

Burroughs High football rushes past Santa Fe

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.

Burbank High football limps to first loss of season against Canyon

CANYON COUNTRY — The post-James Williams era began Friday night for the Burbank High football team.

Burbank High's James Williams' season ended by injury

Burbank High's James Williams' season ended by injury

James Williams received the news Wednesday that spelled the end of his season and his high school football career.

Arcadia High doubles too much for Burbank tennis

Arcadia High doubles too much for Burbank tennis

BURBANK — The reigning co-Pacific League champions faced one another Thursday when the Arcadia High girls’ tennis team visited Burbank.

Burroughs girls' volleyball serves up sweep against Hoover

BURBANK — Nearly three weeks into the season and the Burroughs High and Hoover girls’ volleyball teams hadn’t competed in many matches.

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

Burbank High golf's Irene Maemura medals in league match

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.

Providence volleyball makes quick work of rival Bell-Jeff

Providence volleyball makes quick work of rival Bell-Jeff

BURBANK — The Providence High and Bellarmine-Jefferson girls' volleyball teams engaged in two competitive battles last season.

Burroughs High football team trying to refocus after tragedy

Burroughs High football team trying to refocus after tragedy

It was only a few hours before Friday's kickoff against Rosemead High when most of the Burroughs football players heard somber news.

Burbank High, Bellarmine-Jefferson value tournament experience

Burbank High, Bellarmine-Jefferson value tournament experience

BURBANK — Game experience appeared to be a valuable commodity for both the Burbank High and Bellarmine-Jefferson girls’ volleyball teams at Saturday’s day-long Burbank High Tournament.

Burroughs football notches win, while dealing with loss

Burroughs football notches win, while dealing with loss

BURBANK — Playing with heavy hearts following the death of former Burroughs High football player Jake Gnasso, the Indians needed to find a way to channel their emotions once the players stepped on to the field for Friday night's game against...

Burbank High tennis almost perfect against rival Burroughs

Burbank High tennis almost perfect against rival Burroughs

BURBANK — When the Burbank High and Burroughs girls' tennis teams both won their Pacific League openers Tuesday, it gave hope to the squads that they might be in the running for a playoff spot.

Week off gives Burbank High football valuable time to heal

Week off gives Burbank High football valuable time to heal

BURBANK — Burbank High's football team couldn't have asked for a better time to have a bye week.

Burbank High's Maemura ties for second in second Pacific League match

BURBANK — There isn’t anything surprising to Burbank High girls’ golf Coach Branco Sevic when he watches Irene Maemura perform on the course.

Providence High volleyball comes on to sweep Holy Family

Providence High volleyball comes on to sweep Holy Family

BURBANK — During the first two games Tuesday against Holy Family, the Providence High girls' volleyball team let the Gaels stick around.

Burroughs football taken down by Calabasas

Burroughs football taken down by Calabasas

BURBANK — No matter how many big plays the Burroughs High football team's offense generated, it just wasn't enough to offset a grinding ground game from visiting Calabasas High, spear-headed by sophomore Chris Brooks.

La Cañada High girls' tennis too much for Burbank in nonleague clash

La Cañada High girls' tennis too much for Burbank in nonleague clash

BURBANK — Even with two solid returning singles players, Burbank High girls’ tennis Coach Loi Phan didn’t want to play straight up against La Cañada.

Burroughs High tennis opens season with loss to Alhambra

Burroughs High tennis opens season with loss to Alhambra

BURBANK — One portion of the Burroughs High team looked good Tuesday in the squad's season opener.

Burbank High's Maemura shares medalist honors in league opener

Burbank High's Maemura shares medalist honors in league opener

LA CAÑADA — Leading up to the first Pacific League match of the season Tuesday, Irene Maemura had some time to spare.

Burroughs High's Eben Britton doesn't survive chopping block

As of Saturday afternoon, Burroughs High product Eben Britton was without a home in the NFL.

Burbank High football holds off Ayala in opener

CHINO HILLS — Burbank High’s football team walked off the field Friday night with a win in its season opener on the road against Ayala.

Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class

Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class

Since it inducted its first class in 2008, the Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame has had a long and illustrious group of former athletes, coaches, teams and administrators to choose from.

Burroughs High football dealing with change

Burroughs High football dealing with change

Through the spring and into summer practices, the Burroughs High football team thought it had its starting quarterback in place.

 Bell-Jeff football back on field with JV team for 2014 season

Bell-Jeff football back on field with JV team for 2014 season

There is a small, but dedicated group of football players toiling at a nondescript local field preparing for the upcoming season.

Girls' Cross-Country Preview: Burbank High's Candela Fernandez expected to shine bright in junior season

Girls' Cross-Country Preview: Burbank High's Candela Fernandez expected to shine bright in junior season

It isn’t just team competition, but individual races that will fuel much of the local excitement for the four Burbank-area schools as the cross-country season is about to commence.

Boys' Cross-Country Preview: Burbank High boys look to lead locals again

Boys' Cross-Country Preview: Burbank High boys look to lead locals again

For a second straight year, there won’t be a Burbank All-City Cross-Country Meet to determine which boys’ program is the best within city limits in a head-to-head competition and which individual athlete would shine brightest.

Burbank High football returns with plenty of talent, expectations

Burbank High football returns with plenty of talent, expectations

BURBANK — The first day of summer football practice, Burbank High standout senior running back James Williams had what coach Richard Broussard described as a "horrible practice."

Burbank, Burroughs boys' water polo teams fight their way back

Burbank, Burroughs boys' water polo teams fight their way back

BURBANK — The first year with a new water polo coach, something both the Burroughs High and Burbank boys' teams experienced last season, inevitably involves a learning curve.

Girls' volleyball teams hoping for repeat performances

Girls' volleyball teams hoping for repeat performances

All four of the local girls' volleyball teams qualified for the CIF Southern Section playoffs in 2013.

Burbank High's Vardanyan leads girls' tennis contingent

Burbank High's Vardanyan leads girls' tennis contingent

It was an unexpected breakthrough season a year ago for the Burbank High girls' tennis team.

Burroughs, Burbank girls' golf dealing with different numbers game

Burroughs, Burbank girls' golf dealing with different numbers game

The Burroughs High and Burbank girls' golf teams are dealing with different predicaments as far as numbers are concerned with the 2014 season rapidly approaching.

All-Area Baseball Second Team

All-Area Baseball Second Team

Cameron Briggs, Junior, Infielder, Burbank

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