Sports Notes

Milwaukee Bucks Win First NBA Championship in 50 Years
Two-time MVP and Milwaukee fan favorite Giannis Antetokuonmpo scored 50 points against the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA finals on Tuesday night, giving them their first league title in 50 years, and only their second in franchise history. The championship was particularly impressive given […]

La Cañada High School Graduate Collin Morikawa Makes History by Winning British Open

La Cañada High School Graduate Collin Morikawa Makes History by Winning British Open

By Justin HAGER
La Cañada High School graduate Collin Morikawa, 24, made history on Sunday by winning the Open Championship Tournament, also known as the British Open, finishing two strokes ahead of second-place finisher Jordan Spieth and third place finishers Jon Rahm and Louis Oosthuizen. By winning the tournament in his first attempt, he became the […]

CSA Pony Tournament Team Ends Meaningful Summer Run

Practice, learn, improve: Those were the goals of CSA’s 2021 Mustang-9 Pony tournament team – and they were met.
The team represented the league at the Pony SoCal East Region Mustang-9 tourney, held June 25-June 29 in West Covina. It was CSA’s first Mustang-9 team to compete at Pony since 2018. 
Since being formed over Memorial Day […]

Local Stars Take the Stage at the Tokyo Olympics

Local Stars Take the Stage at the Tokyo Olympics

By Justin HAGER
With the Tokyo Olympics just weeks away, several area residents are gearing up for competition on the world’s biggest stage. Southern California is home to dozens of Olympic athletes, with several having particularly close ties to the local community and local high school and college sports culture. The CV Weekly is proud to […]

Glendale Native is First WNBA Player to Surpass 9,000 Career Points

Glendale Native is First WNBA Player to Surpass 9,000 Career Points

By Justin HAGER
You know you’re doing something right when the “Black Mamba,” Kobe Bryant, invokes his own legacy and nickname to bestow an honor upon you. And on Sunday night, the “White Mamba,” aka Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, proved that she was deserving of Bryant’s recognition and a place next to Bryant in the […]

Village Christian Shows Strong Performance after COVID Delays

After all the delays, the Zoom meetings, the practices and the anticipation, Village Christian head football coach Richard Broussard was able to gather his troops and play some football during spring 2021. With COVID-19 postponing the usual 2020 fall football campaign, the Crusaders were able to play a shorter, but no less exciting, football season.
With a […]

CVHS Baseball Falls to Arcadia, Takes Second in Pacific League

CVHS Baseball Falls to Arcadia, Takes Second in Pacific League

By Justin HAGER
The CVHS boys baseball team still has one game remaining on its regular season schedule, but their fate was sealed last night as their 7-5 loss to Arcadia eliminated them from contention for the Pacific League title. Combined with Burbank’s loss to Burroughs on Monday, the Falcons now have a lock on sole […]

Defensive Battle Gives Burbank the Edge over Falcons in Baseball

Defensive Battle Gives Burbank the Edge over Falcons in Baseball

By Justin HAGER
After weeks of anticipation, the final two weeks of the regular season of CVHS boys’ baseball have arrived, featuring a four-game clash of the titans as CVHS takes on both of the other top two teams in the Pacific League. The Falcons entered the week in second place in the Pacific League after […]

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