Football/ May 18 2022

Torrance Edges Maranatha, 2-1, on Walk-Off Error in Tuesday’s D-2 Semifinal; Minutemen Open State Playoffs Next Week

Baseball: If you’ve ever played baseball at a competitive level, there is no escaping the extreme highs or the brutal lows that come with it. And Maranatha has enjoyed more up moments than any SGV program in 2022, as the Minutemen have an area-best 24 wins. Four years after winning a CIF-SS Division 3 championship, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ May 02 2022

NFL Draft: Former St. Francis & UCLA Receiver, Greg Dulcich, Selected as 80th Pick by Denver Broncos

Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Congratulations to one of the truly good guys, Greg Dulcich. The former St. Francis & UCLA receiver was the 80th pick at the NFL draft. Dulcich was selected in the third round by the Denver Broncos. An interesting side note: The Broncos general manager, George Paton, was a friend […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 08 2022

Boys Tennis: Maranatha 15, Alhambra 3, in Thursday’s Nonleague Match

Thanks to Maranatha Tennis for this report: Boys Tennis: Playing back to back matches in 96-97 degree heat was the biggest test for the Minutemen this week, as they completed two dominant outings by virtue of their will power as much as their abilities. In this non-league match, the starters wanted to take care of […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 23 2022

Bishop Montgomery Edges La Salle, 10-8, in Tuesday’s Del Rey League Showdown

Thanks to La Salle tennis for sending this report: Girls Tennis: Going into Tuesday’s match up, La Salle was 3-0 in the Del Rey League play and had not dropped a set in those three matches. La Salle had a rocky start to the match. Trailing 1-5 after the first round and with the only […]

By Brian Baiotto


Volleyball/ Mar 08 2022

Arcadia is 10-0 in 2022 After Monday’s Sweep Over La Salle; Apaches Open Pacific League Play on Wednesday

Boys Volleyball: The Arcadia boys volleyball program has something in common with Bo Derek. And no one under the age of 40 would likely get that reference, but the Apaches are now a perfect 10. On Monday, Arcadia swept La Salle by scores of 25-12, 25-15, and 25-16. Jesse Lok had a team-high 11 kills. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Volleyball/ Mar 03 2022

Arcadia Improves to 2-0 After Four-Set Victory Over Temple City; Apaches Get 11 Kills & 2 Blocks From Jesse Lok

Boys Volleyball: So far, so good. The Stephen Bernabe era is off to a 2-0 start. Bernabe, who coaches the Arcadia girls team, took over the boys program this year. And after a season-opening victory at South Pasadena this week, the Apaches got win No. 2. Arcadia defeated Temple City by scores of 25-14, 25-14, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Volleyball/ Mar 02 2022

Maranatha Opens Season w/Sweep of Rio Hondo Prep; Lucas Da Costa Leads Way For Minuteman

Boys Volleyball: Maranatha opened its 2022 season with a sweep of visiting Rio Hondo Prep. The Minutemen won by scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-17. Lucas Da Costa led the way with 12 kills. Alec Smith chipped in with eight kills. And Bryan Chi contributed five aces. Up next: Maranatha will travel to Arcadia on […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Feb 09 2022

SGV Area Players, Coaches & Sportswriters Predict Sunday’s Super Bowl Winner; 21 of 29 Believe Rams Will Earn SB Rings

Football: Who: Cincinnati Bengals (10-7) at Los Angeles Rams (12-5) What: Super Bowl 56 Where: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California When: Sunday at 3:30 With Super Bowl 56 just days away, I wanted to reach out to the SGV area football world, and ask for their predictions for Sunday’s showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Jan 09 2022

SGV Coaches & Players Predict Monday’s Title Game Winner: Pasadena’s Bryce Young Expected to Lead Alabama to National Championship

Pictured L-R: Alabama & Georgia QB’s, Bryce Young & Stetson Bennett College Football: Who: Alabama (13-1) versus Georgia (13-1) What: NCAA Division 1 Championship Where: Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis) When: Monday, 5 p.m. on ESPN Alabama and Georgia will meet up for the second time this year on Monday evening, and with nothing less than the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 25 2021

Northview’s Cheo Medina & St. Francis’ Max Garrison Named 210 Prep Sports Football Players of the Year; Elite RB’s Led Programs to Historic Playoff Runs

Football: Photos L-R: Cheo Medina by Josh Thompson, & Max Garrison by Ryan Tomey By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor There were a number of athletes within the 210 Prep Sports coverage zone that could have easily and rightfully been selected as our site’s top player. And that list includes Pasadena’s Kaden Taylor, Glendora’s Braydon Brus, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 25 2021

Northview’s Marcel Perez Named 210 Prep Sports Football Coach of the Year; Vikings Win CIF-SS D-10 & CIF State D-4A So Cal Regional Championships

Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor One of the biggest misconceptions in gauging the job a coach does is assuming that a team with the most talent or the best record must have had the best leader. When in reality, it should be based more on the man or woman who led a program through […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 25 2021

Final Stat Leaders: Bonita’s Andrade, GHS’ Brus, Monrovia’s Rodriguez & Hernandez, PHS’ Taylor, St. Francis’ Garrison & Northview’s Medina Excel in 2021

Football: Pictured L-R: Bonita’s Daniel Andrade & Monrovia’s Carlos Hernandez Editor’s Note: This list is: 1) of 210 Prep Sports programs, 2) the numbers are from the MaxPreps page of each school, and 3) if you don’t see your school, it means they don’t post their stats online or they’re not updated. If there is […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 25 2021

Final 2021 Team Records & Stats: St. Francis, Etiwanda, GHS, Ayala, PHS/Muir, Monrovia, West Covina, Covina & Northview/San Dimas Win League Titles

Pictured: The 2021 Glendora football program after completing its first 10-0 regular season in school history Football: Most Wins: Etiwanda (12-1) Glendora (11-1) Monrovia (10-1) Rio Hondo Prep (10-2) St. Francis (10-3) Ayala (9-2) Bonita (9-3) Pasadena (9-3) Northview (9-7) San Dimas (8-4) Alta Loma (8-4) Covina (8-4) Muir (7-2) Chino Hills (7-6) Claremont (7-6) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football,Top Stories/ Dec 13 2021

Alabama Quarterback Bryce Young Becomes First Pasadena Athlete to Win Heisman Trophy

Pictured L-R: DJ Pearson, Craig & Julie Young (his parents), Bryce Young, his football coach at Cathedral, Kevin Pearson, and Pearson’s wife, Annalee College Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor For the first time in history, an athlete raised in the City of Pasadena has earned the Heisman Trophy. Bryce Young played the first two […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 13 2021

Every CIF State Championship Football Score: Northern California Programs Go 9-5 Versus Southern Cal Opponents

Photo by Mona Fowler CIF-State Championship Scores: Open Division Championship: Mater Dei 44, Serra of San Mateo 7 Division 1-AA Scores: North: Folsom 28, De La Salle 27 South: Cathedral Catholic 71, Orange Lutheran 62 Division 1-AA Title Game: Cathedral Catholic 33, Folsom 21 Division 1-A Scores: North: Liberty 35, Pittsburg 7 South: Serra 21, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 09 2021

Northview & Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep to Decide CIF-State D-4A Title on Saturday Night at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco

Photo of Erik Saiz by Josh Thompson Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Who: Northview (9-6) vs Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep (7-7) What: CIF State D-4A California State Championship Where: at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco When: Saturday at 6 This is going to sound like a broken record, but here we go. Just like […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 05 2021

Northview Rallies From 17 Points Down in Second Half to Stun Colony, 27-26, in CIF State Division 4A So Cal Regional

Football: Story by John Honell It was a comeback for the ages. The Northview High School football program trailed Colony by 17 points in the second half of Saturday’s CIF-State Division-4A Southern California Regional in Ontario. The Vikings rallied and defeated the Titans, 27-26, by outscoring their hosts 20-6 in the second half. The game […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 05 2021

CIF State Regional Playoff Scores & Next Week’s Championship Schedule; Northview Will Play for D-4A Title in San Francisco

Photo by Josh Thompson Football: CIF-State Regional Scores & Next Saturday’s Title-Game Schedule: Open Division Championship: Serra of San Mateo vs Mater Dei at Saddleback College Division 1-AA Scores: North: Folsom 28, De La Salle 27 South: Cathedral Catholic 71, Orange Lutheran 62 Division 1-AA Title Game: Folsom at Cathedral Catholic Division 1-A Scores: North: […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 04 2021

Friday’s State Playoff Scores & Saturday’s Schedule: Cathedral Catholic Downs Orange Lu, 71-62, & Northview Faces Colony Tonight

Photo by Miranda Saiz Football: Friday’s CIF-State Playoff Scores: Division 1-AA: North: Folsom 28, De La Salle 27 South: Cathedral Catholic 71, Orange Lutheran 62 Division 2-AA: North: Central Catholic 44, Bullard 41 South: Mater Dei Catholic 24, Helix 21 Division 3-AA: North: Vanden 56, Windsor 28 South: Aquinas 42, Newport Harbor 28 Division 4-AA: […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 03 2021

Northview Travels to Colony on Saturday Night in CIF-State Division 4A Southern California Regional

Photo by RT Tolentino Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Who: Northview (8-4) vs Colony (8-4) What: CIF State D-4A Southern Cal Regional Where: at Colony High School When: Saturday at 6 When they travel to Ontario for Saturday’s CIF-State Division 4A Southern California Regional, Northview will be able to look across the line of […]

By Brian Baiotto