| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:25 PM
A popular Burbank High School football player took his own life at his home in Shadow Hills Tuesday night, shocking his teammates and student body.
The student was identified by Los Angeles County coroner’s officials as 17-year-old Matthew Smyser....
| May 18, 2011
BURBANK — Burroughs High boys' golfer Kelsey Danzeisen might have gotten some sound advice about how to navigate through postseason play.
Danzeisen, a junior, has taken lessons from his uncle, who is a golf professional in Oregon.
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:59 PM
A popular Burbank High School football player died at his home in Shadow Hills Tuesday night in what officials have ruled a suicide.
The student was identified by Los Angeles County coroner's officials as 17-year-old Matthew Smyser. The official cause...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:08 PM
BURBANK — Playing on his home course, Kelsey Danzeisen aggressively attacked each hole and built up his confidence.
It's exactly what the Burroughs High boys' golfer sought Wednesday while competing in the 48th annual Burbank High Schools'...
| May 22, 2011
CYPRESS — The Burroughs High boys' volleyball team was definitely the newcomer in its CIF Southern Section Division III championship match Saturday.
The Indians' program has only been in existence for five years, and the team had never gotten...
| May 28, 2011
GROSS PARK — Losing may not always be a bad thing.
Back on April 30, the Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball team dropped an 8-4 nonleague decision on the road at Apple Valley.
"The best thing that could've happened to us was to taste the defeat,"...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:17 PM
It wouldn’t have been a John Burroughs High School graduation without a bit of musical theater, and there was plenty of that on Thursday at the Starlight Bowl as members of the class of 2011 lined up to accept their diplomas.
A vocal performance of...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Friends embraced, counselors distributed schedules and administrators provided directions Monday as Burbank High School swelled with students for the first day of the school year.
“I couldn’t sleep,” said 14-year-old freshman Jasmine...
| Aug 20, 2011
There has been a definite upswing with the Burbank High and Burroughs football programs the past few years.
Last season, the Indians shared the Pacific League championship and the Bulldogs were in contention for a title until the final regular-season...
| 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....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:00 PM
As president of the Burbank Senior Men’s Golf Club, I would like to respond to the criticism by Burbank residents to the loan of $1 million and to the reserve of another $1 million to potentially help the Debell Golf Club through difficult...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:02 PM
As in life, there’s a tempo and a rhythm to fencing. This is the sword-fighting lesson embodied by Tim Weske.
The jabs and strikes are fast — forward motion is helped by good footwork. The parries and retreats are more deliberate and...