Falcons, Nitros Attempt to Rebound

First published in the Oct. 2 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale High School’s football team lost to visiting Arroyo High of El Monte, 49-0, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 24.
The Nitros (1-6 overall record) played Azusa High on Friday, Oct. 1, losing 32-22. Glendale will host Hueneme of Oxnard this coming Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m.

CRESCENTA VALLEY

Crescenta Valley High School lost to host Pasadena, 46-0, in the Falcons’ Pacific League opener on Thursday, Sept. 30. The Falcons (1-4 overall record, 0-1 in league) will visit Burroughs of Burbank this coming Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m.

HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL

Hoover had a bye last week. The Tornados (5-1 overall record) played Castaic last night, and lost, 48-6. Hoover will host Maywood CES in a nonleague game on Friday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m.

Falcons Fall to Golden Valley, 55-21

First published in the Sept. 25 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

The Crescenta Valley High School football team had one last game to tune up for Pacific League play when it hosted Golden Valley High from Santa Clarita on Thursday evening. However, instead of gearing up, the Falcons stalled out.
Crescenta Valley was overmatched from the start by the visiting Grizzlies, who mauled the Falcons 55-21 at Glendale High’s Moyse Field in nonleague action.
“What it came down to was lack of execution. We had a tough time moving the ball offensively,” CV coach Hudson Gossard said. “We put too much strain on our defense.”
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Hoover, CVHS Are Victorious; Glendale Falls

First published in the Sept. 18 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Hoover continued its winning streak by defeating host Roybal of Los Angeles, 30-6, in a nonleague contest last Friday. With the victory, the Tornados (4-0 record) have their most wins in a season since 2016 and more than the past four seasons combined. On the year, Hoover has outscored its opponents 147-42.
Sophomore quarterback Ethan Davis completed five passes for 95 yards while carrying five times for 55 yards.
Meanwhile, junior Andrew Torres had a team-high 13 carries for 28 yards and three touchdowns.
Sophomore Joseph Dizon had four receptions for 46 yards, while junior Daniel Rangel and sophomore Isaac Perez each had one reception for 46 and five yards, respectively. Continue reading “Hoover, CVHS Are Victorious; Glendale Falls”

Hoover, Crescenta Valley Shut Out Opponents

First published in the Sept. 11 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.

The Hoover High School varsity football program’s impressive start to its first season in three years continued last week with a 33-0 non-league victory over visiting Beverly Hills on Sept. 3.
Junior running back Andrew Torres rushed for 115 yards and four touchdowns to help the Tornados improve to 3-0. Continue reading “Hoover, Crescenta Valley Shut Out Opponents”

Falcons Shut Out by Newbury Park in Opener

First published in the Sept. 4 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.

Crescenta Valley High School was seemingly overmatched against visiting Newbury Park as the Falcons were shut out, 42-0, in their season-opening matchup at Glendale High School’s Moyse Field on Aug. 28.
The first quarter was challenging as Newbury Park jumped out to a 28-0 lead by the end of the first quarter.
Things got tougher for CV (0-1 overall record) when quarterback Carson Center threw an interception, which resulted in Newbury Park’s fifth touchdown, and was injured on the play. Center was removed from the game with 11:32 in the second quarter and was unable to return. Continue reading “Falcons Shut Out by Newbury Park in Opener”