| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:08 PM
According to a study by the Public Religion Research Institute, "football fans are more likely than other sports fans to report praying to God (33% vs. 21%). They also are more apt to believe their team has been cursed (31% vs. 18%), and to perform...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:28 PM
WHITTIER — The Burroughs High football team ran into a buzz saw when it faced a relentless offense and suffocating defense in its first round CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoff game Friday evening.
Both strengths proved to be too much...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:46 PM
BURBANK — At times appearing utterly unstoppable, the Burbank High football team paved its way to the program’s first postseason victory since 2009 on the back of a high-flying offense.
The host Bulldogs totaled 630 yards of offense, 34 first...
| Nov 19, 2013
After rolling to a an CIF Southern Section Southeast Division first-round playoff win last week, the Burbank High football players and coaches figured they had earned a date with No. 2 Diamond Ranch in the next round.
But they were surprised to learn...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Jasmine Smith (Bellarmine-Jefferson High, 2012) freshman forward, San Jose State women's basketball: Despite coming off the bench in all 10 of the Spartans' games this season, Smith is making the most of her opportunities.
In fact, she is the team's...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:03 PM
DOWNEY — It took all of one half of action for the Burbank High football team to achieve what was once considered unattainable.
For a second straight week, the Bulldogs were flat out dominant in the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 12:59 AM
THOUSAND OAKS - In his 13 years in the Pacific Youth Football League, coach Don Ashley had never had one of his midget division squads finish undefeated and win the league’s Super Bowl. But this year, Ashley and his Burbank Green Vikings team were...
| May 21, 2011
They're twin brothers, born two minutes apart.
They are separate stars in two different sports, at two different positions.
But beyond that, there is hardly anything separating Burroughs High athletes Lucas and Tyler Yanez.
"I don't ever plan on...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Burroughs High football Coach Keith Knoop was ready for some debate when the football coaches from the Pacific League met to determine who would be named the player of the year.
Knoop came prepared with a wealth of information and statistics in his...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Bellarmine-Jefferson High wasted little time replacing its football coach. In fact, less than a month after former coach Rolando Aguirre stepped down, a new coach has taken his place.
David Machuca, 27, a 2002 Burbank High graduate who most recently...
| Aug 10, 2011
This is the second in a four-part series looking back on the sports accomplishments of the four local high schools over the past school year. This installment is Burroughs High:
Records were broken, long standing droughts were erased, state competition...
| Aug 17, 2011
It's admirable when an athlete can finish his high school career knowing that he left an indelible mark on an athletic program.
But to leave that mark on two separate programs is nothing short of impressive.
Lucas Yanez did just that at Burroughs High....