In a Pacific League that features perennial favorite Crescenta Valley High and other solid programs, the Burroughs and Burbank swimming teams have found the going rough the past few years.
VALENCIA — In their first dual meet of the season, the Burbank High boys' and girls' track and field teams were still trying to figure out where all the pieces will come together that will hopefully lead to a successful campaign.
TORRANCE — The Burroughs High girls’ basketball team has taken some rather big steps this season. Tuesday, however, the program looked to take a monumental leap.
Bellarmine-Jefferson High enjoyed the most success of any softball team in the city the past few years, winning five straight league titles, capturing a CIF Southern Section Division VI championship in 2013 and getting to two other title contests...
Citing the need for time to grieve following the death of his mother, Jerry DeLaurie said Monday he stepped down as boys' basketball coach after guiding Burbank High for three seasons.
Joel Brinton took a second to count the number of starters he graduated from last year's team and then sighed, realizing that 70% of his starters from a season ago have moved on.
BURBANK — A few moments after they achieved a program milestone, the members of the Burroughs High girls’ basketball took a lap through a victory tunnel formed by a throng of ardent supporters inside a noisy and packed home gymnasium.
There’s reason for optimism for all three local boys' golf teams leading into the upcoming season.
PLAYA DEL REY — Advancing to a CIF Southern Section championship has been a daunting task in the history of the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys’ basketball program.While the Guards girls’ hoops program has a successful track record...
PLAYA DEL REY — When the buzzer sounded at the conclusion of its CIF Southern Section Division V-A semifinal game against St. Bernard High, Bellarmine-Jefferson’s boys’ basketball team had three players sitting on the bench after...
Last season, the Pacific League boys' track and field championship came down to the final regular season meet.
SANTA ANA — It was the sort of game and final result that put a sour note on an otherwise successful season.
It was not a dominating first half Wednesday evening for the Burroughs High girls' basketball team in its CIF Southern Section Division I-A second-round game against Westminster.
BURBANK — In its first two playoff games, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team was relatively untested, winning both contests by an average of 36.5 points.
While many of the other spring sports are just beginning practice this week, the local boys' tennis teams are already taking part in league competition.
BURBANK — With one starter on the bench with foul trouble, another out of the game with an injury and a third an infraction away from fouling out, Katia Dabbaghian took it upon herself to carry the Providence High girls’ basketball team.
Burbank High senior girls’ basketball player Abby Troy suffered an injury to her thumb just before the holiday break in December and reinjured it during Pacific League play, causing her to miss her share of games.But those struggles must have...
Burbank High senior girls' basketball player Abby Troy suffered an injury to her thumb just before the holiday break in December and reinjured it during Pacific League play, causing her to miss her share of games.
BURBANK — As a member of the top-seeded team in girls’ basketball in CIF Southern Section Division I-A, Sienna Brown had mixed emotions when Burroughs High received the honor.
The Burroughs High boys' basketball team was overwhelmed and overmatched.
LOS ANGELES — It didn't take long for the Burbank High boys' basketball team to discover why Loyola earned the No. 1 seed in the CIF Southern Section Division I-A playoffs.
BURBANK — It was a roundabout journey that finally led to the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team to playing at home Friday evening in its second-round playoff game.
Going against a No. 1 seed to open the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs, the Burroughs High girls' soccer team and coach Brady Riggs knew they would have their hands full.
There were no illusions for the Burroughs High girls' water polo team Thursday evening.
BURBANK — It wasn't always pretty on Friday night at Providence High, but the Pioneers girls' basketball team did enough to get past visiting Cate of Carpinteria, 51-39, in their CIF Southern Section Division 5-AA first-round matchup.
SAN MARINO — Having matched up against San Marino High earlier this season and playing to a tie, the Burbank girls' soccer team went into Thursday's opening CIF Southern Section playoff match with confidence.
SAN MARINO — Having matched up against San Marino High earlier this season and playing to a tie, the Burbank girls’ soccer team went into Thursday’s opening CIF Southern Section playoff match with confidence.
LOS ANGELES — Providence High entered the CIF Southern Section Division VAA boys' basketball playoffs as the bracket's No. 16 seed after finishing tied for second in the Liberty League.
BURBANK — It was a resounding showing for the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team Wednesday to open the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
LOS ANGELES — Even down to the use of their traditional green school colors, there was little to distinguish Providence High and St. Bonaventure of Ventura when they met on the field during Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division VII wild-...
GLENDALE — Things looked promising early on for the members of the Providence High girls’ soccer team in their CIF Southern Section Division VII wild-card match against St. Mary’s Academy on Tuesday.
There is just one local representative in this season's CIF Southern Section boys' soccer playoffs.
Despite both suffering their share of injuries this season, the Burbank High and Burroughs girls' soccer teams remained competitive in the Pacific League.
Bellarmine-Jefferson’s boys’ basketball team has sat atop the CIF Southern Section Division 5-A rankings all season.
Perhaps one of the better developments in terms of playoff pairings as it relates to the Burroughs High girls’ basketball team came on Friday.
On the strength of a dramatic 5-4 victory over Pasadena on Thursday in the Pacific League Tournament third-place match, Burroughs High’s girls’ water polo team locked up third place in league.
GIRLS' WATER POLO
BURBANK — For more than two weeks, members of the Burbank High boys' basketball team have been thinking about, and preparing for, their rematch with cross-town rival Burroughs.
BURBANK — The Burbank High girls' soccer team was finally able to come home Thursday.
BURBANK — What could have been a challenging last obstacle for Burroughs High's girls' basketball team Thursday night at rival Burbank wound up being a significant final statement to the rest of the Pacific League.
Having already secured the Camino Real League championship two nights earlier, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team was aiming for a perfect league finish Wednesday against La Salle.
BURBANK — It was a championship blueprint that was laid out six years ago when the 2009-10 Providence High girls' basketball team captured its first Liberty League championship.
GLENDALE — In the second-to-last game of the boys’ basketball Pacific League season, visiting Burroughs High came knocking on Hoover’s door looking for a share of fourth place on the leader board and the final automatic qualifying...
BURBANK — Though Glendale High’s girls’ water polo team got off to a self-described sluggish start, the Nitros never trailed.
The Burroughs High girls' basketball team has endured its share of close Pacific League contests this season in its quest to secure a third straight league championship.
BURBANK — It's the rematch the Providence High girls' basketball team was hoping for, and expecting.
BURBANK — Over the course of the past three weeks, the Crescenta Valley girls' soccer team has been tough to beat. Even opponents at full strength have found the going rough against the aggressive and talented Falcons.
When two of its starters fouled out in the second half of a pivotal Camino Real League game against St. Monica High on Friday, the rest of the Bellarmine-Jefferson boys' basketball team had to buckle down.
GLENDALE — It was a battle of teams fighting for a coveted playoff spot when the Glendale High and Burbank girls’ basketball squads met Friday in a Pacific League contest.
GLENDALE — In notching its third straight win, the Hoover High boys' basketball team never trailed, but still faced plenty of resistance and a late surge from visiting Burbank in a gritty and, at times, chippy contest.
ARCADIA — Sienna Brown came alive for Burroughs High's girls' basketball team in the second half Wednesday, allowing the Indians to survive one of their toughest challenges of the season at Arcadia.
Burbank High senior running back James Williams signed his national letter of intent to play football at Washington State at an event Wednesday on campus.
PASADENA — With just two wins and just six points in the Pacific League heading into Tuesday's match against Muir, the Burbank High boys' soccer team was still in contention for a playoff spot.
BURBANK — Time is beginning to run out for the Burroughs High boys' soccer team, and the team's players and coaches realize that.
LA CRESCENTA — Berj Krikorian wanted a fresh start while playing guard for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team against Burroughs on Friday night.
LA CRESCENTA — When the Crescenta Valley High and Burroughs girls’ basketball teams met for the first time earlier this season, the Indians were able to pull out a close victory in overtime.
PASADENA – The pace was a bit slow during the first half of Wednesday’s Camino Real League game between Bellarmine-Jefferson High and La Salle.
GLENDALE — Glendale High boasts more front-line depth than any girls' basketball team in the Pacific League with a trio of talented post players in Sylvia Vartazarian, Kristina Sahakian and Kailyn Gideon.
BURBANK — Burbank High's girls' soccer team had a chance to grab a share of first place in the Pacific League when it faced Arcadia on Tuesday.
BURBANK — As it usually is when Burroughs High and Burbank meet on the hardwood, a raucous environment filled Burroughs High Friday evening as the respective boys' basketball teams squared off.
BURBANK — Burroughs High's girls' basketball team relied on its physical endurance and mental toughness Friday night to extend the longest active winning streak in the CIF Southern Section.
BURBANK — Burroughs High dominated cross-town rival Burbank in the first half on Friday in a Pacific League boys’ soccer match at Memorial Field.
BURBANK — Kira Bochard feels she has an obligation to get things going on offense for the Burbank High girls’ soccer team.
GIRLS' WATER POLO
BURBANK — Late in the fourth quarter and behind against St. Monica, it looked as if the Bellarmine-Jefferson boys’ basketball team wouldn’t be able to overcome the struggles it had wrestled with all game.The Guards trailed by five...
BURBANK — It was evident that the Glendale High girls’ water polo team had a strategy in dealing with Burroughs standout goalkeeper Kate Wilke when the teams met Wednesday in a Pacific League contest.
BURBANK — Battling back from a 10-point deficit, the Hoover High boys' basketball team put itself in a good position to win Tuesday's Pacific League game against Burroughs.
SAN GABRIEL — Bellarmine-Jefferson’s boys’ basketball team has navigated through a gauntlet of tough teams in the past two weeks.
BURBANK — Turnovers and droughts plagued the Providence High boys' basketball team in Thursday evening's Liberty League home contest versus Encino Holy Martyrs.
BURBANK — In a Pacific League girls’ water polo match largely defined by defense, it was the clutch and opportunistic offensive play of Glendale High down the stretch that ultimately won the day.
BURBANK — Burroughs High’s girls’ basketball team knew it would get Arcadia's best shot Wednesday in a Pacific League first-place showdown.
GLENDALE — With just three juniors and the rest of the team consisting of seniors, the Hoover High boys’ basketball squad, despite being without two key players, looked like a seasoned, veteran group in the first quarter of Wednesday&...
BURBANK — Burroughs High's girls' water polo team had a specific goal when it met cross-town rival Burbank in a Pacific League match Tuesday.
Rose Cowart, senior, outside hitter, Burbank
Emily Develle, senior, libero, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
Those in attendance at any Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball match this past season are probably familiar with one of announcer Kenny Lund’s more popular phrases.
Like many players on the Burbank High football team, Kyle Alvarez was significantly banged up during the course of the 2014 season.
PASADENA — Though it still has a bit of ground to make up in its quest to win a third straight Pacific League championship, things have begun to progress nicely for the Burroughs High boys' soccer team.
BURBANK — It was a fine start by the Burbank High girls’ soccer team.
LA CRESCENTA — Perhaps there were two area teams no more relieved to have concluded the nonleague portion of their schedules than the Crescenta Valley High and Burroughs girls’ soccer squads.
BURBANK — Burroughs High boys' soccer player Andres Aguilar has developed a knack at beating Crescenta Valley in dramatic fashion.
BURBANK — Momentum was measured in turnovers on Friday evening.
GLENDALE — It was a matter of too much, too soon for the Glendale Adventist Academy girls' basketball team.
GLENDALE — For the past couple of weeks, the Glendale High boys’ basketball team has looked for ways to get Eric Kirakosian more involved on offense.