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.
BURBANK — The Burbank High girls’ water polo team opened Pacific League play Wednesday against Hoover with a number of starters out of action.
ARCADIA — Following a three-week layoff, the members of the Burbank High girls' soccer team returned to the field for their Pacific League opener against Arcadia on Tuesday.
ARCADIA — After recently winning the West Coast Holiday Festival Silver Division title, the Burbank High girls' basketball team looked to use that as a major spring board entering Pacific League play.
BURBANK —Throughout most of the first month of the season, the Burroughs High boys' basketball team found itself in many close games.
Trevor Goddard, Senior, Driver, Crescenta Valley
Artak Arzumanyan, Senior, Utility, Glendale
Throughout his decorated four-year run playing for the Glendale High boys’ water polo team, Manuk Piloyan experienced a plethora of highs and gained instant recognition.
After completing a cross-country season that included several peaks and only a couple of mild valleys, Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez knew she had one of two paths to take heading into the track and field season and beyond.
Half-slogan, half-challenge, there’s a common phrase uttered by the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ cross-country team.
Andrew Barrondo, Burroughs, Junior
Kayla Grahn, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Senior
BURBANK — With consistently strong play at both ends of the court, it occurred to the members of the Burbank High girls’ basketball team that they might be in position to fare well in the prestigious West Coast Holiday Festival before...
BURBANK — Perhaps the members of the Burroughs High girls’ basketball team needed a wake-up call following the opening minutes of their game Tuesday night against Duarte.
La Cañada High tennis players Ally McKenzie and sister Cassie were experiencing a rough patch during a doubles match in the Rio Hondo League championship in late October.
When Lilit Vardanyan first showed up for practice this past summer in preparation for her senior season, Burbank High girls’ tennis Coach Loi Phan didn’t see the same player who enjoyed success as a junior.
BURBANK — Issac Etter knew exactly what to do once he took the court Tuesday night. The Bellarmine-Jefferson junior point guard needed to be precise in executing his game plan.
It has been an experience of culture and adventure, with a healthy dose of basketball thrown in, the past few days for the Burroughs High girls' basketball team.
The following is an update of athletes playing on the college level.
CANYON COUNTRY — The Burroughs High boys' soccer team had its share of scoring chances Monday in a nonleague match against host Canyon Country Canyon.
BURBANK — There was double the significance to the victory earned by the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team Friday evening.
Keilee Bessho, Senior, La Cañada
Though Irene Maemura missed achieving her ultimate goal of competing in the state tournament for the first time in her career, she doesn’t harbor any regrets.
BURBANK — The Burbank High boys’ soccer coach and players are going to have a long time to think about Wednesday’s 2-0 nonleague loss to Flintridge Prep.
GLENDALE — All it took was 30 seconds and a little bit of hustle for Burbank High sophomore forward Kira Bochard to break a season-long drought for her Bulldogs girls’ soccer team.
For professional golfer Emily Tubert, it was a chance of a lifetime, although she admitted, "It was the most nervous I've ever been in my entire life."
Along with possessing solid skills as a senior outside hitter for the Burbank High girls’ volleyball team, Allison Tiegs was also a fierce competitor this past season for the Bulldogs.
BURBANK — Two games into the Burbank High girls' water polo tournament and perhaps the attitude has changed for the host squad.
BURBANK – Having come up one win short of reaching its own tournament championship, the Burbank High girls’ water polo team set its sights on picking up hardware in Saturday afternoon’s third-place game of the Burbank Tournament.
BURBANK — Burroughs High’s girls’ basketball team opened its season hosting the 32nd annual Magnolia Park Optimist Club Tournament by winning four games in five days to reach the championship against Harvard-Westlake.
BURBANK — Maybe there’s more than one crosstown rivalry within the Burbank city limits.
There was only a one-win difference between the Burbank High and Burroughs football programs in the Pacific League this past season.
LA CAÑADA — With the way the La Cañada High girls’ water polo team dominated Burroughs in the early going of the teams’ nonleague match Thursday, it looked as if the Spartans would roll to a likely victory.
BURBANK — The La Cañada High girls’ soccer team that took the field Wednesday in a nonleague game against Burbank didn’t much resemble the squad that advanced to the CIF Southern Section championship last season.
BURBANK — Whether its picking off an errant pass or diving on the court for a loose ball, Abbey Ibarra is ready and willing to do what it takes for a victory.
BURBANK — Burbank High girls' basketball Coach Bruce Breeden didn't know where to begin in describing his team's performance Tuesday in a pool-play game in the Burroughs Magnolia Park Optimist Club Tournament.
BURBANK — Halfway through the third quarter, the shots stopped falling.
Since joining the Pacific League in 2006, the Burbank High and Burroughs girls' volleyball teams have been among the top squads in the league.
BURBANK – For the first half of its match Thursday evening, the Burroughs High boys' soccer team was completely outplayed by Granada Hills.
GIRLS' WATER POLO
LOS ANGELES — As a steady rain pelted the field for most of the second half Wednesday afternoon at Occidental College, the conditions afforded the Providence High and Holy Family girls’ soccer teams few scoring opportunities during the...
BURBANK — There are just three seniors on the Providence High boys' basketball team this season. It will be essential for the Pioneers to rely on that core, which includes Michael Armstead, in order to achieve some success.
BURBANK — It was only a few years ago that the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' basketball team was the premier program in the city, as the Guards would routinely dominate Providence in the team's annual cross-town rivalry.
It was a successful 2013-14 girls' soccer campaign for the Burbank High girls' soccer team.
LA CAÑADA — Hoping to begin their season on a positive note and kick off their year with a victory, the Burbank High and Flintridge Prep girls’ water polo teams met Monday to open the season.
FRESNO — Their positions in the races were the same, but the difference in emotions for Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez and the Burroughs boys’ cross-country team following fourth-place results couldn't have been more opposite at...
FOUR POLO PLAYERS HONORED
With a large portion of its squad returning, the mood surrounding the Bellarmine-Jefferson High boys' basketball team is one of anticipation and confidence.
The local high school boys' soccer landscape has changed a bit since last season.
For most of the cross-country season, the local narrative circled around the Burroughs High boys’ cross-country team, Burbank High junior Candela Fernandez and then everyone else.
For the girls' basketball teams at Burbank High, Burroughs and Providence, the combination of veteran coaching and senior leadership has been instrumental in the local programs enjoying consistent success in recent years, especially last season.
After advancing to the quarterfinals at last year's Southern Section Individual Tournament, Burbank High singles player Lilit Vardanyan was hoping for a favorable draw in Monday's event at the Whittier Narrows Tennis Center in South El Monte.
WALNUT — In the long run, it was an accomplishment more than 65 years in the making.