By Michael DUMANSKY It was clear that the Saint Francis Golden Knights were outsized as soon as the San Gabriel Academy Eagles came onto the basketball court on Friday night. The Eagles, having seven players standing over six feet, presented a clear advantage in the paint. But overcoming their opponents was a task that Saint […]
The Pasadena High School basketball teams came to Crescenta Valley High School Friday night, earning a split as the Falcon girls defended home court, while the CV boys couldn’t keep up with their opponent. The Lady Falcons improved to 10-5 and 2-0 in the Pacific League with a 46-39 win. They led 14-12 at […]
The Crescenta Valley girls’ varsity basketball team ended its season last Saturday at Mater Dei High School in the second round of the Division II state playoffs. The 69-32 defeat to the Monarchs may have been tough to swallow, but considering all the Lady Falcons accomplished, the season is something to be proud of. The […]
The girls’ basketball program became the latest CV sports team to win a CIF championship, as it survived the Division 1A final round against Mira Costa 37-36 at Azusa Pacific University’s Felix Events Center.
By Brandon HENSLEY Kyle Currie hit a lot of 3-pointers in the most recent Falcons basketball victory, this news courtesy of the sarcasm department of big surprises. Currie was cold early Tuesday night against Glendale, but warmed up in the second half as his Falcons came from behind for a 65-58 victory. With the […]
By Brandon HENSLEY For the Crescenta Valley High School boys’ basketball team, the theme the past week was “playing from behind.” The boys went 3-0 starting last Friday against Muir High School, Monday vs. Burroughs and Wednesdays vs. Burbank. They trailed in all three games, looking especially sluggish in the first two, but rallied for […]
By Brandon HENSLEY At least no one can say it’s not interesting. The Crescenta Valley Falcons’ boys’ basketball team improved to 3-1 in the Pacific League Wednesday night game in a solid defensive win at Burbank High School, 46-32. So far in league, the Falcons have shown flashes of brilliance laced with examples of how […]
By Mark FABRICK Nothing like some home cooking to get the Crescenta Valley High School boys’ basketball team back on track. After losing some close, tough games in the San Fernando Valley Invitational Tournament earlier this month, the Falcons returned home to host the Falcon Classic Tournament last week. After opening the tournament with victories […]