Outstanding Defense Extends Falcon Win Streak to 10

Outstanding Defense Extends Falcon Win Streak to 10

By Justin HAGER
Thus far the Crescenta Valley High School varsity baseball Cinderella season has been defined by high-flying offensive production. The Falcons have scored more runs than any other team in the Pacific League. As a result, the team beat the vaunted La Cañada Spartans, are currently undefeated in League play and sit a top […]

8 in a Row for Unstoppable CVHS Baseball

8 in a Row for Unstoppable CVHS Baseball

By Justin HAGER
The Cinderella season continued for the Falcons varsity boys’ baseball team over the weekend, with three wins in five days, including a nail-biting two-run victory over the highly ranked La Cañada Spartans on Saturday. The Falcons have now won eight in a row and climbed almost 200 spots in the statewide rankings, putting […]

Fire Station 29 Kicks Off League Play

Members of Glendale Fire Station 29 attended the CSA Pinto League at Montrose Park.
Commissioner Braden Barty showed his support, firefighter Torres threw out the first pitch for play and Captain Welch kicked things off by yelling, “Play ball!”

Former Falcon Smiley Pitching in Czech Republic

By Brandon HENSLEY
Crescenta Valley High School alum Jimmy Smiley pitched a complete game for the Czech Republic’s Jablonec Blesk baseball team on April 17.
Smiley struck out seven batters against the Trebic Nuclears in a 130-pitch effort.
The Blesk (which means Lightning) is playing its first year in the Extraliga League, which according to Baseball Reference is […]

Falcons on Fire after Back-to-Back-to-Back 10-Run Wins

Falcons on Fire after Back-to-Back-to-Back 10-Run Wins

By Justin HAGER
The Crescenta Valley High School varsity baseball team jumped 158 spots in the MaxPreps California High School rankings after winning three straight games by 10-runs or more. The Falcons are now tied for first place in the Pacific League, ranked in the top one third of the state, and the top 25 in […]

Falcons Baseball Opens Season with Rocky but Promising Tournament Appearances

Falcons Baseball Opens Season with Rocky but Promising Tournament Appearances

By Justin HAGER
The CVHS Falcons varsity baseball team is finally back on the field following the interruption of last year’s season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although Pacific League play didn’t begin until this week, the Falcons already have played a total of nine games in two tournaments and two non-league games.
The 2021 campaign kicked […]

Falcons Football Cancel First Game Following Positive COVID Test

Falcons Football Cancel First Game Following Positive COVID Test

By Michael LEVITSKY
Crescenta Valley High School’s varsity football team was forced to cancel its first game against Burroughs High following a positive COVID test last week. In following protocols, the team has been quarantined since last Tuesday.
The player/s, as well as position/s, were not disclosed, and the school and team have neither the depth nor […]

GCC Opts Out of Spring Games Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Photo by Sam Lee/GCC Athletics
By Michael LEVITSKY
Glendale Community College announced Friday that it will opt out of all sports competitions for the remainder of the school year citing health and safety concerns. Releasing a memo and posting to Instagram, associate dean of Athletics Chris Cicuto stated the Spring II season consisting of baseball, beach volleyball, […]

Pacific League Looks Forward

Southern Sections cancels fall championships, games can potentially still be played.
Following last week’s announcement that CIF Southern Section playoffs have been canceled, members from the Pacific League met on Jan. 20 to discuss possible season layouts for all fall sports, now that there are an additional four weeks to work with.
“We are still hoping to […]

Scholarship Opportunity for LA County Students

California Credit Union in Glendale invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to apply for its 2021 College Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships annually to recognize Southern California students who are motivated in their academic studies and active in their schools and communities.
“We realize that managing the costs […]

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