Character, Appreciation a Theme for CV Inductees

By Brandon HENSLEY
After four decades of service to CAfter four decades of service to Crescenta Valley High School, the memories are plentiful for Jim Beckenhaur, though a couple stood apart for him as he spoke to a full room Saturday night at Oakmont Country Club.
There was the installation of the synthetic track and field in […]

La Cañada’s Claire Murray Wins 100m Hurdles at CIF Finals

By Leonard COUTIN
On Saturday, spectators witnessed enduring strength in outstanding performances when the Southern Section CIF track and field championship finals were held on the Cerritos College Falcon Field. Competition spanned nine hours with athletes battling temperatures that climbed in excess of 90 degrees. The middle and long distance athletes were especially affected as they […]

Despite Strong Showing Falcons Fail to Qualify for CIF Finals

By Leonard COUTIN
On May 13, the Division 1 CIF prelims sectionals were hosted by Trabuco Hills High School on its recently completed state-of-the-art facility. With three to four heats for each event, the strength of the athletes was tested as the events stretched more than six hours. The strategy of most […]

From CV to Village, and Everywhere In Between

From CV to Village, and Everywhere In Between

The baseball journey of new Crusaders coach Chris Casey currently has him leading a team which took the Olympic League by storm this year.
By Brandon HENSLEY
Casey isn’t at the bat anymore. Instead, far removed from his playing days at Crescenta Valley High School, he’s hopping from station to station on a secluded field in Tujunga, […]

Falcons Claim League Title by Downing Arcadia

Falcons Claim League Title by Downing Arcadia

 
By Brandon HENSLEY
fter sharing the Pacific League championship in 2016, the Crescenta Valley Falcon baseball team earned an outright title this season after a 1-0 victory over rival Arcadia Tuesday night at Stengel Field.
It is the fifth League championship for CV since the 2012 season.
The only run of the game came in the bottom of […]

Glendale Basketball Team Wins Championship Title in Redlands

The LA Dream Basketball Academy won the Boys 13U Division championship, Spring Tip-off IndiHoops Ranking Tournament at Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands hosted by SoPac Basketball April 22-23. LA Dream is located in Glendale and closely affiliated with the Homenetmen Ararat Chapter.
The LA Dream wore their Armenian Genocide commemorative T-shirts in a sign of respect. […]

CV Scores Well at Pacific League Finals

By Leonard COUTIN
On Friday, the Pacific League championship finals produced many outstanding marks that will advance local athletes to the CIF prelims being held on Saturday. The Division 1 qualifiers will compete at Trabuco High School starting with field events at 11 a.m.
After more than five months of conditioning, and working through invitation and dual […]

Village Christian Walks Off Against Whittier

Village Christian Walks Off Against Whittier

Brandon HENSLEY
Kenny Aceves provided the heroics for the Village Christian baseball team on Tuesday at Tujunga Little League Field, as the Crusaders walked off with a 2-1 win over Whittier.
The victory, coupled with Maranatha’s loss, puts Village (18-4, 8-1 in league) in the driver’s seat for an Olympic League championship with less than two weeks […]

Local Student Wins Tennis Tournament

La Cañada High School eighth grade student Ryan Morgan won the Boys 14 and Under Singles Division of the prestigious 117th Ojai Tennis Tournament on April 30, besting Ojai resident Takeyasu Sekiguchi 6-4, 7-6 (4).
The Ojai tennis tournament’s history dates back to the turn of the 20th century. Past champions of “The Ojai” include Jack […]

Falcon Athletes Ready for League Finals

By Leonard COUTIN
The Pacific League track and field prelims were hosted at Arcadia High School last Friday; the running of several heats caused the meet to run over six hours. The varsity field athletes did not have to qualify in the prelims.
The athletes tested their strength against their rivals from each of the schools with […]

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