Angel City Sports: Local Competition for Physically Disabled

Angel City Sports: Local Competition for Physically Disabled

By Brandon HENSLEY
Clayton Frech is a man in his late 40s with the vocal inflection of a SoCal dude much younger. After talking with him, you get the impression that he might invite you out to a skate session to shred some gnar and go watch “Point Break” afterward.
But Frech’s tubular way of speaking belies […]

Opening Day in July? Let’s Play Ball

Opening Day in July? Let’s Play Ball

By Brandon HENSLEY
This was supposed to be the Dodgers’ year.
Okay, fine, it’s been that way for the past seven or eight years, right? No, but really, this year was supposed to be the Dodgers’ year.
They’d be hungry and embarrassed coming off a 2019 first-round playoff loss to the Washington Nationals (who, fair enough, won the […]

CIF Southern Section Announces Big Changes for Upcoming Year

By Michael LEVITSKY
The California Interscholastic FThe CIF Southern Section announced Monday that fall athletics are being pushed back and will take place during the spring semester of this academic year. Commissioner Rob Wigod stated all sports will be conducted in two seasons – fall and spring. This means fall, winter and spring sports are being […]

The Way I See It: Once This Is Over, Let The Kids Play

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By Michael DUMANSKY
In what seemed like an instant one of the most highly-anticipated sports events was ripped from local basketball fans: the appearance by the St. Francis Golden Knights at the CIF state basketball championship.
Just before the team was set to head to Sacramento, St. Francis coach Todd Wolfson received the news that […]

Soforenko Settles in as Falcons’ First Lacrosse Coach

Soforenko Settles in as Falcons’ First Lacrosse Coach

By Michael LEVITSKY
As he approaches the halfway mark of a long season, Nik Soforenko feels a sense of relief.
“I think the first practice we had 14 [players],” he said, “and that’s pretty scary.”
Soforenko was hired as Crescenta Valley High School’s first head coach to launch the school’s boys’ lacrosse program. And although 14 members to […]

It’s Off to Sacramento for Golden Knights

By Michael DUMANSKY
The St. Francis Golden Knights took another leap forward toward a CIF state championship crown on Tuesday night when they defeated the Roosevelt Mustangs 53-44.
“It’s amazing, all the work we have put in this gym – it just feels great to walk out on a high note,” said St. Francis senior basketball captain […]

A Year In, Global Premier Soccer Carries on Tradition Set by Rivas

A Year In, Global Premier Soccer Carries on Tradition Set by Rivas

By Brandon HENSLEY
While definitive strides have been made in the United States when it comes to soccer, there are still moments when Kurt Millan sits back and laments the American approach to the game. In the Irishman’s eyes, impatience is still a problem area when it comes to truly appreciating what people around the globe […]

Golden Knights Conquer Lancers

By Michael DUMANSKY
Coming off a disappointing finish in the CIF Division 2 Southern Section game on Saturday, the St. Francis Golden Knights were ready to begin the journey to capture a state championship. That journey began on Tuesday night when they faced Carlsbad High School Lancers in the first round of the state playoffs. Surprisingly, […]

Former Falcon Finds a Home at Glendale Community College

Former Falcon Finds a Home at Glendale Community College

By Michael LEVITSKY
It was a dream 23 years in the making. 
Glendale Community College appointed its newest head football coach on Feb. 11, naming former CVHS Falcon Tanner Farwell as interim head coach for the 2020 season. The coach will hold the interim tag for one year before the college makes a decision regarding future seasons.
To […]

The History of Dodger Stadium

By Vincent PAGE
When fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers think of the upcoming season, many dream of a parade through LA following a long-awaited World Series victory. The team is still vying for its first title since 1988, and is in prime position after losing in 2017 and 2018 to teams accused of cheating.
There are […]

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