Crescenta Valley Boys Place 4th, Qualify for State Meet

First published in the Nov. 27 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

After not having a season due to the coronavirus pandemic, Crescenta Valley High School coach Robert Evans wasn’t sure how his varsity boys’ cross-country team would perform after what was a difficult year for many student-athletes.
“Coming off the pandemic, you never know how a season will evolve,” said Evans, who — to his delight — quickly saw his runners weren’t among the large number of athletes who lost their focus and motivation after COVID-19 shut down the 2020 cross-country season.
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CVHS Sweeps League Finals, Advances to CIF

First published in the Nov. 13 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Coming off a dominant performance in the Pacific League finals, the Crescenta Valley High School cross-country boys’ and girls’ teams are looking to ride that momentum in the CIF Southern Section Division I preliminaries at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut on Saturday.
The Falcons claimed the league championship at every level last week, and the varsity boys — ranked No. 4 in Division I — enter the postseason as contenders for the CIF title.
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