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 […]

Ugly Start to Season for Falcons

Ugly Start to Season for Falcons

corrected Sept. 3. Corrections in bold.   By Brandon HENSLEY There were signs hung along the rails on the Crescenta Valley fans’ side to welcome back the football team. Excitement, at least for the first couple of minutes, was in the air for the first game of the 2021 season against Newbury Park on Aug. […]

CVHS Varsity Girls’ Volleyball Earns First Win of the Season

CVHS Varsity Girls’ Volleyball Earns First Win of the Season

By Justin HAGER The Crescenta Valley High School varsity girls’ volleyball team entered Monday night’s match against Taft with a chip on their shoulder. After two heartbreaking losses last week, including a nail biting five-set loss to Agoura on Thursday that went late into the night, these Falcons were ready to win. More fuel was […]

GCC and YMCA Partnership Builds Stronger Athletes and Communities

GCC and YMCA Partnership Builds Stronger Athletes and Communities

By Justin HAGER In March 2020, Vince Iuculano, the CEO of YMCA of the Foothills, reached out to his friend Christopher Cicuto, the associate dean of Athletics at Glendale Community College (GCC) with a straightforward opportunity. “Our Verdugo Hills Family YMCA was going through a small capital improvement project,” explained Iuculano, “adding 900 square feet […]

California Athletic Soccer Club Welcomes Soccer Champion Sean Franklin to Coaching Staff

California Athletic Soccer Club Welcomes Soccer Champion Sean Franklin to Coaching Staff

California Athletic Soccer Club welcomed retired U.S. National team and Major League Soccer (MLS) star Sean Franklin to the CASC family and coaching staff. “CASC is incredibly proud to welcome Sean Franklin as part of our coaching staff,” said CASC Director Kurtis Millan. “Sean’s playing experience and list of achievements is unmatched in Southern California. […]

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 […]

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