Season Ends for CVHS Basketball, Soccer

Season Ends for CVHS Basketball, Soccer

By Brandon HENSLEY
It was not a good beginning, middle or end for the Crescenta Valley High School boys’ basketball team on Feb. 12 as they were eliminated from playoff action by Crespi High in the CIF Division I first-round playoff game, 61-41.
Crespi was big and physical and CV couldn’t make shots, which led to […]

Gritty Golden Knights Silence Heritage Christian Warriors

By Michael DUMANSKY
On Tuesday night, as smiles started to show and tears began to flow, St. Francis Golden Knights basketball captain Andre Henry bent down and kissed the court floor, then banged his chest and screamed to the heavens after the 71-53 win over Heritage Christian in the quarterfinals of the CIF Division 2-AA playoffs.
“This […]

Golden Knights Outplay Eagles to Secure 46-38 Victory

By Michael DUMANSKY
It was clear that the Saint Francis Golden Knights were outsized as soon as the San Gabriel Academy Eagles came onto the basketball court on Friday night. The Eagles, having seven players standing over six feet, presented a clear advantage in the paint. But overcoming their opponents was a task that Saint Francis […]

CVHS Teams Begin Playoff Runs

CVHS Teams Begin Playoff Runs

By Brandon HENSLEY
On the heels of winning a share of the Pacific League championship for the first time since 2014, the Crescenta Valley High School boys’ basketball team opened its CIF Division I playoff season Wednesday night at home against Crespi High. If the Falcons won, they would play Friday at Valencia at 7 p.m.
Coach […]

Falcons Win 10th Straight, One Win from League Title

Falcons Win 10th Straight, One Win from League Title

 
By Michael LEVITSKY
Coming off a three-point victory against Muir High School on Friday, Shawn Zargarian’s boys went into their final road game of the season hoping to get one step closer to that elusive Pacific League title.
A 20-point victory against Tuesday’s opponents, the Hoover Tornadoes, surely helped. The last time these two foes met, the […]

Falcons Win 10th Straight, One Win from League Title

Falcons Win 10th Straight, One Win from League Title

By Michael LEVITSKY
Coming off a three-point victory against Muir High School on Friday, Shawn Zargarian’s boys went into their final road game of the season hoping to get one step closer to that elusive Pacific League title.
A 20-point victory against Tuesday’s opponents, the Hoover Tornadoes, surely helped. The last time these two foes met, the […]

Golden Knights Get Big Win Against Rival Loyola on Senior Night

By Michael DUMANSKY
The St. Francis High School basketball team recognized its seniors on Jan. 29, and then went out and defeated the Loyola Cubs, 71-55.
The moment was special even during the pre-game announcements. In the wake of the tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and eight others on Jan.26, the entire crowd wore purple […]

Back and Forth Ends in Victory for CV

Back and Forth Ends in Victory for CV

By Vincent PAGE
In their first game since the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, a player many idolized growing up, and eight others on Sunday, the CV Falcons boys’ basketball team hosted the Glendale Nitros on Tuesday. After defeating the Nitros soundly just two weeks ago by a score of 66-43, the Falcons had a much […]

Zargarian Limps, Falcons Soar Over Pasadena

Zargarian Limps, Falcons Soar Over Pasadena

Brandon HENSLEY
When a regular season game on a Tuesday night in January feels like a Friday night playoff game in February, it usually means the big dogs are in town. More specifically, the Pasadena Bulldogs, the team that wins Pacific League championships the way Meryl Streep racks up Oscar nominations.
But something happened on the […]

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