CVW Sports Episode 1

The first episode of CVW Sports focuses on the Rosemont Middle School basketball program and its exciting talent. Interviews with Principal Cynthia Livingston, boys’ coach Brent Ballard and girls players Micaela Cacho-Negrete, Caity Bouchard and Sinayt Tassew.
NOTE: This episode was completed before the end of the basketball season (Oct. 30).
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Brock and Brandon’s NBA Preview

It’s basketball season, and 2010 Crescenta Valley High School alum and avid sports fan Brock Hendricks is back to talk hoops with CV Weekly sportswriter Brandon Hensley. There wasn’t any room to analyze Russell Westbrook’s terrible on-going fashion choices, but the two still managed hit the other important topics in the NBA.
Brandon: Brock, welcome again to the […]

Falcon Basketball Steadily Improving

Falcon Basketball Steadily Improving

By Brandon HENSLEY
He’s not the tallest player on the court, nor is he the bulkiest, but Kevin Dinges is sure making his presence felt this summer for the Crescenta Valley High School basketball team.
The junior forward has helped the Falcons to an impressive 9-3 summer league record so far, including a dominant 60-41 win over […]

Falcon Basketball Season in Review

By Brandon HENSLEY
Despite a roster overload, the 2012-13 Crescenta Valley boys’ basketball team replicated last season’s success almost exactly.  CV finished second in the Pacific League this year and made it to the CIF Southern Section Division 1A semifinals, where it lost to El Toro, falling one game short of the championship round. Last year, […]

CV Basketball Halted in Semifinals

Falcons lose to No. 1 seed El Toro, ending their run in CIF playoffs.
By Brandon HENSLEY
For the second year in a row, the Crescenta Valley boys’ basketball team traveled to Orange County for a chance to go to the CIF Southern Section Division 1A championship game.
For the second year in a row, it fell short.
The […]

Basketball Team is Back in CIF Semifinals

By Brandon HENSLEY
It was loud, it was tough and it was nasty. In the end, though, the Crescenta Valley boys’ basketball team punched a return ticket to the CIF Southern Section Division 1A semifinals with a 68-54 home quarterfinal victory over the Millikan Rams on Friday night.
It is the second straight season the Falcons (23-7) […]

Falcons Are Supercharged

Basketball team advances to quarterfinals with win over Edison Chargers. Now it’s Millikan on Friday.
By Brandon HENSLEY
So, this is looking a little familiar. The 2012 Falcon boys’ basketball team easily won its opening round playoff game at home and then took care of business on the road to set up a Division 1A quarterfinal game […]

Falcon Basketball Into Second Round

By Brandon HENSLEY
The Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team took care of business Friday night at home against the Paloma Valley Wildcats. The Falcons took the opening round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1A playoffs 80-42, and will now play at Edison High School in Huntington Beach on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Junior guard Nick […]

Currie, Falcons on Another Mission

Basketball team is fourth seed in playoffs and hopes to recapture feelings of last year’s exciting run.
By Brandon HENSLEY
Does God play favorites? The student section at Crescenta Valley High basketball games certainly thinks so. When this “chosen” player steps to the free-throw line, or jogs back on defense after hitting another near-impossible shot, the students […]