Soccer,Top Stories/ Jan 20 2022

Maranatha Gets Two Goals From Whit Wilder in Tuesday’s 5-1 Victory Over Village Christian; Minutemen Improve to 2-1 in Olympic League

Photo by Mitsi Yamashita: Boys Soccer: Maranatha moved into second place in the Olympic League on Tuesday. The Minutemen controlled Village Christian, 5-1, and leapfrogged the Crusaders in the league standings. Whit Wilder scored twice, and the first came off an assist by Sawyer Throop. George Peterson scored on a penalty kick, and Peterson had […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jan 20 2022

San Dimas Defeats West Covina, 6-3, on Tuesday & Edges Diamond Ranch, 1-0, in OT, on Wednesday; Saints 5-0 in VVL Games

Girls Soccer: San Dimas picked up its fourth and fifth Valle Vista League victories over the past two days. The Saints claimed a 6-3 victory over West Covina, and edged Diamond Ranch, 1-0, in overtime. Ryenne Zerbel scored the lone goal on Wednesday for SDHS. After falling to San Dimas, the Bulldogs had to settle […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jan 18 2022

Zach Murphy Scores 28 Points in Ayala’s 80-64 Victory Over Bonita in Monday’s Palomares League Battle

Thanks to Josh Thompson for the game info and photos: Boys Basketball: Ayala had to wait nearly two weeks longer than expected to open its Palomares League schedule, but the Bulldogs made the most of it. Bonita and Ayala were originally slated to play on January 4, but COVID-19 pushed it back to Monday night. […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories,Wrestling/ Jan 17 2022

Walnut’s Ramirez, Flores & Barreto Place Second at Five Counties; Northview’s Limon Finishes Third at 120 Pounds

Wrestling: Five Counties Team Placing & Points: 1- Buchanan (327) 2- St. John Bosco (214.5) 3- Fountain Valley (201.5) 4- Gilroy (192) 5- SLAM (177.5) 6- Rancho Bernardo (157.5) 7- Centennial Corona (130.5) 8- Yucaipa (118) 9- Central (117) 10- Northview (113) 11- Servite (110) 12- Millikan (101.5) 13- Walnut (99.5) 14- Regis Jesuit (88) […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jan 14 2022

Eduardo Reyes & Iori Santiago Score Two Goals Apiece in Marshall Fundamental’s 5-2 Victory Over Mountain View

Boys Soccer: Marshall Fundamental kept its spot in the Mission Valley League penthouse thanks to a 5-2 road victory at Mountain View. The Eagles took a 2-0 led into the half, and outscored the Vikings, 3-2, in the second half. Eduardo Reyes had goals in both halves on Thursday. And Iori Santiago scored a pair […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 28 2021

Jimmy Oladokun & RJ Smith Score 19 Points Apiece in Damien’s 79-59 Victory Over Jesuit; Spartans Face Owyhee in Second Round

Boys Basketball: Jesuit might be 416 miles away from Damien High School. The Marauders, however, got the local treatment. As they’ve done all year, Damien jumped on an opponent and cruised to its 15 consecutive victory to begin the 2021-22 basketball season. The Spartans held a 25-point lead the break and claimed an 79-59 victory […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 26 2021

Monday’s Opening Round Schedule, Ticket & Parking Prices For The Classic at Damien Tournament

Boys Basketball: The Classic at Damien, December 27-30: Monday’s First-Round Schedule: Platinum Division at Damien’s Athletic Center: St. Bernard vs Owyhee (ID) at 10 a.m. Dublin vs Heritage Christian 11:30 St. John Bosco vs Salesian at 1 Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks vs American Fork at 2:30 West Ranch vs Riverside Poly at 4 Corona […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 24 2021

La Salle Picks Up Wins Over Holy Martyrs & Ramona Convent on Thursday; Lancers Improve to 13-2

Girls Basketball: La Salle picked up two wins on Thursday. In the first game, the Lancers defeated Holy Martyrs, 52-29. Audrey Chen led the way with 17 points and six assists. Kaden Cortes added 13 points, Ryann Riddle had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Reese Wong chipped in with 10 points in the win. […]

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

Top Stories/ Dec 13 2021

SHCP Ends Northview’s Season, 48-29, in D-4A State Title Game, But Not Before Vikings Win CIF-SS & So Cal Regional Championships

Photos by Mona Fowler Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Northview’s historic 2021 season came to an end on Saturday night, and some 400 miles from home. The Vikings fell, 48-29, to Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep in the CIF State Division 4A title game at Kezar Stadium. And while NHS did head back to Covina […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 11 2021

GHS, Los Osos & San Dimas Pick Up Wins on Friday; Tartans & Grizzlies to Decide Glendora Tourney Champ Tonight (Saturday) at 7

Photos by Carlo Montalbo Boys Basketball: Glendora earned a spot in its own tournament with its 88-62 victory over Whittier on Friday. The Tartans extended their win streak to six games. Luke Jacobson led the way with 28 points and 18 rebounds. Noah Smith finished with 20 points and six assists. Braydon Wooldridge had 13 […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 11 2021

Allysan & Dylan Tse Combine For 37 Points in South Pasadena’s 47-35 Victory Over La Salle

Girls Hoops: South Pasadena handed La Salle just its second loss of the season on Friday. The Tigers improved to 12-1 after a 47-35 over the Lancers. Allysan Tse (19 points) and Dylan Tse (18) combined to score 37 of South Pasadena’s 47 points. Reese Wong led La Salle with 11 points. Audrey Chen had […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 09 2021

John Honell Column: Travel Tips For Northview Football Fans Going to San Francisco This Weekend

John Honell Column: Travel Tips For Northview Football Fans The CIF State Division 4A Championship game between Northview and Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep will be held in Kezar Stadium on Saturday night. The original Kezar was home to the San Francisco 49ers and, more importantly, was the site where Dirty Harry hunted down Scorpio. It […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Dec 06 2021

Column by SGV Area Veteran Sportswriter, John Honell; Topics Include Northview Football, Coaches & Transfer Portal

Photo of John Honell with his beautiful and late wife, Judy Honell Editor’s Note: John Honell has covered San Gabriel Valley area sports for decades, and now in his early 80’s, he’s just as sharp, witty and observant as he’s ever been. I am extremely grateful for his help and will allow him to cover […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Nov 30 2021

Hillcrest Edges Glendora, 57-54, in Monday’s Back-And-Forth Contest; Schafer Leads GHS w/17 Points

Girls Basketball: After nine days off, Glendora was finally back on the basketball court. The Tartans headed out to Riverside on Monday, and they started and finished strong. GHS outscored Hillcrest, 34-16, in the first and fourth quarters combined. Unfortunately for the Tartans, the Trojans had a 41-20 advantage in the second and third quarters. […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Nov 28 2021

Every CIF D1-14 Championship Game Score; Northview Claims Lone San Gabriel Valley Title w/27-20 Victory Over St. Anthony

Photo of Northview quarterback James Arellanes by RT Tolentino Football: CIF-SS Championship Game Scores: Division 1: Mater Dei 27, Servite 7 Division 2: Orange Lutheran 38, Alemany 35 Division 3: Serra 31, Apple Valley 3 Division 4: LB Poly 38, St. Francis 7 Division 5: Valencia 28, Oaks Christian 14 Division 6: Newport Harbor 42, […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Nov 23 2021

Flintridge Sacred Heart Wraps Up Fall Sports Campaign, Looks Forward to Winter Season

Thanks to FSHA for sending in this fall-season review & winter-season preview: FSHA Fall Sports Wrap up: Volleyball: placed 3rd overall in the Sunshine League and lost in the First Round Div. 2 Playoffs to Laguna Beach. The team persevered through several injuries including taking 1st place overall at the SoCal Invitational in San Diego. […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Nov 20 2021

Josh Thompson’s Photo Gallery of Colony High; The Titans Shut Out Ventura, 28-0, to Secure Spot in D-9 Championship Game

Football: Thanks to Josh Thompson for sending in this photo gallery of the Colony High School football program. The Titans defense pitched a shutout in Colony’s 28-0 victory over Ventura in the CIF-SS Division 9 semifinals. Up next: The Titans will face off with St. Margaret’s for the CIF-SS Division 9 championship. The Tartans defeated […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Nov 14 2021

Apple Valley Ends Glendora’s Perfect Season w/17-15 Victory in Quarterfinal Round of CIF D-3 Playoffs

A huge thanks to Zack Morton for the game info and stats tonight and all season Photo by Al Salgado of Braydon Brus last week Football: Glendora saw its historical season come to an end on Saturday night in Apple Valley. The Sun Devils jumped out to an early 14-0, first-quarter lead, and Apple Valley […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Nov 13 2021

Pasadena Jumps on La Mirada Early, & Claims a 41-31 Victory in the Quarterfinal Round of the CIF-SS D-7 Playoffs

Story & photos by Jim McCormack Football: Lightning can be deadly no matter where it strikes … a forest, a golf course … or a football field. Friday night it was at Excelsior High in Norwalk where top-seeded Pasadena used its big play ability to topple La Mirada, 41-31, in a CIF Division 7 quarterfinal […]

By Brian Baiotto