The Year in Sports

The Year in Sports

By Justin HAGER If 2020 was remarkable for the absence of sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was remarkable for the myriad ways in which athletes refused to be relegated to the sidelines and instead returned in creative, innovative and remarkable ways. The year kicked off with a game for the ages as the […]

CVHS Boys Cross-Country Races to Top-10 Finish at the State Championship

The Falcon boys’ cross-country team finished seventh overall in the State of California at the 2021 CIF state championship meet in Fresno. The meet was dominated by Newbury Park, which won both split categories, featured four of the top-five finishers, six runners in the top 10, and scored only 16 points total, 103 points ahead […]

Falcon Boys Basketball on Fire Through First 10 Games

Falcon Boys Basketball on Fire Through First 10 Games

By Justin HAGER The CVHS boys’ basketball team is 10 games into the 2021-22 season and at 8-2 overall and 2-0 in the Pacific League. The Falcons are on the brink of breaking into the top-50 teams in the state, according to MaxPreps. In the past week, the boys have earned victories over fellow Pacific […]

Falcons’ Cross-Country Races into State Finals

Falcons’ Cross-Country Races into State Finals

By Justin HAGER “There’s nowhere I’d rather be the weekend after Thanksgiving than Fresno,” said Rob Evans, coach of the Crescenta Valley High School Falcons’ cross-country team, a smile on his face. The surprising statement became clear once he explained that Fresno is home to the annual CIF High School Cross-Country State Championships where the […]

CVHS Faces Uphill Battle in CIF After Dropping Pacific League Title Game

CVHS Faces Uphill Battle in CIF After Dropping Pacific League Title Game

    By Justin HAGER Last week the Falcon boys’ water polo team came up just short of the fairy tale ending to the Pacific League’s regular season. After a dominant win over regular season foe Glendale last Tuesday, the Falcons advanced to the Pacific League title game against undefeated Burbank. CV came out of […]

CVHS Girls Volleyball Victory Short-Lived

CVHS Girls Volleyball Victory Short-Lived

With the Oct. 19 victory over the Linfield Christian Lions, the girls’ volleyball team advanced to the first round of CIF bracket play where they faced a difficult test in the Los Altos Conquerors. The Conquerors won the Hacienda League with a 9-1 League record and an overall record of 26-7 and were ranked in […]

Boys Water Polo Earns Spot in Championship Match

Boys Water Polo Earns Spot in Championship Match

By Justin HAGER The CVHS boys’ water polo team finished its regular season on a high note last week with three straight victories for the Falcons, including a senior night victory over neighboring Pasadena and a rivalry match win over Arcadia. The Arcadia victory secured third place in the Pacific League for CVHS. One night […]

Falcon Water Polo Makes Waves as National Contender

By Justin HAGER The disappointment on the faces of the CVHS boys water polo team was palpable two weeks ago when, just minutes before game time and both teams already in the pool, the match against San Marino was canceled due to the possibility of exposure to COVID-19. The disappointment was only amplified when it […]

Cross Country Opens Season On Top

Cross Country Opens Season On Top

By Justin HAGER The Crescenta Valley High School boys cross country team held onto its preseason No. 6 spot in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 rankings after an impressive showing last week at the Cool Breeze Invitational at Brookside Country Club at the Rose Bowl. The Falcon boys’ varsity team finished third overall with juniors […]

CVHS Girls’ Volleyball Defeats Glendale for First Conference Win

By Justin HAGER The Falcons girls’ volleyball team earned its first conference win on Tuesday night, defeating a heavily favored Glendale Nitros team in three straight games. CV pounced on the Nitros early dominating the first and second sets 25-13 and 25-18 respectively. The third and final set provided some drama as it required four […]

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