Defense Leads Falcons’ Water Polo into Semifinals

By Brandon HENSLEY Most in the Crescenta Valley High aquatics program call her Mack, but her nickname on Saturday should have been Big D. Mackenzie Drewe, the senior goalkeeper for the Lady Falcons water polo team, came up big, as did the rest of the defense in the Falcons’ 10-4 victory over the Ayala Bulldogs […]

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 […]

Water Polo is One Win Away

By Brandon HENSLEY Brent Danna couldn’t help but excuse himself several times during his postgame interview to go over and hug several people within the Crescenta Valley High administration, including Principal Michele Doll. Eventually, he had to get back over and talk about why his girls’ water polo team so easily took care of their […]

Their Road to Recognition

Girls’ water polo is looking to stand out at school. A CIF title might be the solution. By Brandon HENSLEY A few weeks ago, the Crescenta Valley girls’ water polo team was struggling during a practice. Some of the players were tired, while others were sick, and Coach Brent Danna didn’t like what he saw. […]

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, […]

RBWP Takes Triple Gold

Rose Bowl Water Polo Club (RBWP) celebrated a triple gold medal win at the Florida International Tournament at the Coral Springs Aquatics Center in Coral Springs, Fla. This year was the ninth annual tournament and the competition featured teams from Germany, Canada, Puerto Rico, Hungary, the Caribbean, St. Louis, New York, Florida and California. It […]

Valiant attempt, but Falcons defeated in Pasadena

By Eli LOCKE The Crescenta Valley Falcons came into Wednesday night’s Nov. 17 game ranked first in the division, facing the number 3 ranked Pasadena Poly Panthers for the third time this season. In recent years, the Panthers and Falcons have met many times in the playoffs, with the Falcons coming out on top in […]

Water polo heads to C.I.F.

After a strong season, the Crescenta Valley High School Falcon’s boys water polo team is heading to the C.I.F. playoffs yet again. The Falcons will face tough opposition throughout the playoffs, with matches against La Serna High School, John H. Francis Polytechnic, Bonita High, Palm Springs and more locally, Glendale High School. The Falcons, which […]