Nitros, Falcons, Tornados Returning to Action

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team has been idle since routing John Muir High of Pasadena, 7-1, in a Pacific League match on Jan. 4.
The Nitros (9-4-1 overall record, 4-0-1 in league) will attempt to remain undefeated in league when they travel to Pasadena on Saturday, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. Continue reading “Nitros, Falcons, Tornados Returning to Action”

Falcons Edge Burbank in Double Overtime, 15-14

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

After being idle for over a month, the Crescenta Valley High School’s varsity girls’ water polo team opened Pacific League action by edging visiting Burbank High in double overtime, 15-14, on Thursday. No individual statistics were reported to the News-Press.
The Falcons (7-3 overall, 1-0 in league) are scheduled to visit Hoover for a league game on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 3:30 p.m. Continue reading “Falcons Edge Burbank in Double Overtime, 15-14”

Local Schools Ready to Resume League Action

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Crescenta Valley High School’s varsity girls’ basketball team has been idle since its 54-31 victory over visiting Burbank in Pacific League play on Dec. 16.
The Falcons (4-0 in league, 5-5 overall) are scheduled to visit Hoover High to resume league play on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. Continue reading “Local Schools Ready to Resume League Action”

Tornados, Nitros, Falcons Ready to Compete

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Hoover High School’s varsity basketball team had been idle since falling at Pasadena, 78-45, in Pacific League action on Dec. 15.
Hoover’s athletic director and head basketball coach, Jack Van Patten, confirmed that the Tornados (3-8 overall record, 0-4 in league) hosted Burbank yesterday in its first game in nearly a month; the result was unavailable by the News-Press deadline.
Hoover is scheduled to host Crescenta Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading “Tornados, Nitros, Falcons Ready to Compete”

Hoover Earns Consecutive Shutouts

First published in the Jan. 15 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

After a three-game losing streak, Hoover High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team has bounced back nicely by earning back-to-back shutout victories.
This week, the Tornados (5-7 overall record, 2-4 in league) traveled to Burbank for a Pacific League game and won, 3-0, on Tuesday.
Previously, Hoover handled South Gate High, 1-0, at the L.A. Valley Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 8. No individual statistics were reported to the News-Press.
The Tornados are scheduled to host Glendale on Saturday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m.

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Glendale Dominates Muir; Crescenta Valley Edges Hoover

First published in the Jan. 8 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team took the field after being idle for nearly two weeks and dominated visiting Pasadena Muir, 7-1, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday, Jan. 4
Senior Jonathan Bermudez led the Nitros with two goals, while seniors Bryant Santos Mejia, Monte Almasi and Harutyun Mnatsakanyan scored once. Sophomore Victor Santos Mejia and freshman Emir Ponciano recorded one goal and one assist.
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Local Teams Hope to Resume League Play

First published in the Jan. 8 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale High School’s varsity girls’ basketball team recently competed in the La Cañada New Year’s Ball Tournament and finished with two losses before the tournament was canceled due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
In the second round, the Nitros (4-9 overall record, 0-4 in league) lost to Arleta in overtime, 39-38, on Tuesday, Dec. 28. No individual statistics were reported to the News-Press.
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Nitros Fall to Muir; Falcons, Tornados Postponed

First published in the Jan. 8 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Glendale High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team returned to Pacific League action and fell to visiting Pasadena Muir, 53-45, on Tuesday, Jan. 4.
This week, the seventh-place Nitros’ league game with Hoover High was postponed due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Glendale (7-9 overall record, 1-4 in league) is expected to visit Pasadena for a league matchup on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading “Nitros Fall to Muir; Falcons, Tornados Postponed”

COVID Surge Tightens Restrictions for Athletes

First published in the Jan. 8 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

With coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County surging to levels higher than last winter, high school athletics have once more been hamstrung.
The County Department of Public Health updated its guidelines and tightened restrictions for youth sports on Jan. 3, which includes high school teams.
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League-Leading Falcons to Play Tornados

First published in the Jan. 1 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

Crescenta Valley High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team has been idle since losing its first match of the season to Canyon High of Canyon Country, 1-0, at the Costa Mesa tournament on Dec. 18.
Despite the loss, the Falcons (7-1-1 overall record, 4-0 in league) remain unbeaten in Pacific League play and are tied with Arcadia for first place.
Crescenta Valley will resume league play by hosting Hoover on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 3:15 p.m.

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