Top Stories/ Oct 12 2021

A Brother’s Tribute: Former GHS Football Captain, Sergeant Major Brad Baiotto, Retires From USMC After 30 Years & 6 Combat Tours

Pictured L-R: Chris West, Jason Tibbetts & Brad Baiotto in 1989, & Brad w/his family In 22 years of covering high school and college sports, this reporter has never written a story about a family member, and quite frankly,  it didn’t even cross my mind. I think and hope, though, that this tribute to my […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Oct 12 2021

La Salle Clinches (at least) Share of Del Rey League Title; Lancers Sweep Mary Star on Monday Night

Girls Volleyball: La Salle inched closer to yet another Del Rey League championship on Monday night. The Lancers swept Mary Star by scores of 25-13, 25-8 and 25-21. Dani Thomas-Nathan had 15 kills, five digs and three aces. Ashley Li finished with 12 kills, six aces and two digs. Mikayla Hsieh contributed with 22 assists. […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Oct 07 2021

Hailey Heflin’s 21 Kills Leads GHS to Sweep of Bonita; Tartans Catch Bearcats in Palomares League Standings w/2 to Play

Girls Volleyball: Glendora not only swept Bonita on Wednesday, the Tartans pulled even with the Bearcats in the Palomares League standings. GHS won by scores of 25-23, 25-23 and 25-21. Hailey Heflin led the Tartans with 21 kills. Ella Dunaway contributed seven kills. Maya Ashcraft added 15 digs in the win. Janna Yap had 14 […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Sep 29 2021

Arcadia Picks Up Road Sweep at Rival Crescenta Valley on Tuesday; Chayse Hoon Has 7 Kills for Apaches

Girls Volleyball: Arcadia picked up the season sweep of Crescenta Valley on Tuesday. The Apaches claimed a 25-23, 25-17 and 25-23 road victory over the Falcons. Chayse Hoon led the way with seven kills and seven blocks. Sarah Wang and Deanna Chen both had six kills and two blocks each. Olivia Ip chipped in with […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Sep 26 2021

Flintridge Sacred Heart Finishes Fifth at Crescenta Valley Tournament; Peyton DeJardin Earned All-Tourney Honors

Thanks to FSHA for this report: Girls Volleyball: FSHA finishes the Crescenta Valley Tournament in fifth place with a 5-2 record. Day 1: FSHA beats Chatsworth 2-0 (25-13, 25-18), FSHA beats Castaic 2-0 (25-12, 25-10), FSHA beats Crescenta Valley 2-0 (25-16, 25-22).  Day 2: FSHA beats Maranatha 2-0 (25-10, 25-22), FSHA beats Immaculate Heart 2-0 […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Sep 17 2021

La Salle Sweeps St. Anthony in Del Rey League Contest; Dani Thomas-Nathan Tallies 21 Kills & 5 Aces

Girls Volleyball: La Salle extended its win streak to six games on Thursday night. The Lancers swept visiting St. Anthony of Long Beach in a Del Rey League match. La Salle won by scores of 25-14, 25-18 and 25-15. Dani Thomas-Nathan led the way with 21 kills and five aces. Ashley Li finished with 15 […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Sep 13 2021

PCC Offense Erupts for 35 Second-Quarter Points in 58-30 Victory Over Visiting LA Valley College

Thanks to PCC for this game report: Pictured: Jeremiah Hartfield College Football: Jeremiah Hartfield scored four touchdowns and Kaydon Spens put on a defensive clinic at cornerback as the Pasadena City College football team delivered Robert Tucker his first victory as Lancers head coach over visiting Los Angeles Valley College, 58-30, on Saturday night. Tucker, who coached LA […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Sep 01 2021

Mia Delahoussaye Has 17 Kills, as South Hills Sweeps Rival, West Covina, to Pick up First Win of Season

Girls Volleball: It’s always a great feeling to pick up your first win of the season. And if you play for South Hills, defeating rival West Covina is about as good as it gets. What made it even sweeter for the Huskies on Tuesday, though, was the fact that they swept the Bulldogs. After a […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Aug 25 2021

Dani Thomas-Nathan & Ashley Li Combine for 32 Kills in La Salle’s 3-Game Sweep of South Pasadena

Girls Volleyball: La Salle started the season 3-0 before being swept by Huntington Beach on Saturday. The Lancers got back on the court Tuesday and swept visiting South Pasadena. La Salle won by scores of 25-22, 28-26 and 25-19. Dani Thomas-Nathan led La Salle with 15 kills. Ashley Li contributed 12 kills in the win. […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Aug 06 2021

PCC Mandates Proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations for Students & Athletes to Attend Classes/Compete in Sports

College Sports: It goes without saying that after a full year off from any athletic competition, Pasadena City College coaches, programs and athletes are champing at the bit to return to a sense of normalcy, and that includes getting back on the field. With a steady rise of new COVID-19 cases (the Delta variant), many in […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jul 22 2021

Eddie Arnett Says Goodbye to Maranatha After 22 Years of Service & Rejoins Brian DeHaan at Providence Christian College

By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor When Maranatha students return to campus next month to begin the 2021-22 school year, there will be something missing. And his name is Eddie Arnett. Arnett, who graduated from Maranatha in 1996, spent the last 22 years in a number of capacities, but he’s best known as their assistant athletic […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jul 02 2021

Los Altos Sophomore Andy Jimenez Named Hacienda League’s Most Valuable Player

All-Hacienda League Baseball: MVP: Andy Jimenez of Los Altos High School First Team: JoJo Russo, Walnut Kyle Calzadiaz, Walnut Cesar Chavez, Walnut Mikey Gutansky, Rowland Aidan Nelson, Diamond Bar Jacob Davaloz, Diamond Bar Nick Fiallo, Diamond Bar Marcos Rosales, South Hills Andrew Ramirez, South Hills Jeremiah Sibrian, South Hills Nate Marin, Wilson Daniel Santos, Los […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jun 29 2021

Ayala Pitcher Thomas Cerecedes Named Palomares League’s Most Valuable Player

All-Palomares League Baseball: Most Valuable Player: Thomas Cerecedes of Ayala High School First Team: Damien Delgadillo, Ayala Ty Borgogno, Ayala Mateo Matthews, Ayala Jacob Badawi, Ayala Troy McCain, Ayala Cole Koniarsky, Ayala Luke Mistone, Bonita Devon Diaz, Bonita Ryan Kozma, Bonita Edrian Rangel, Bonita Adam Aguirre, Claremont Kenny Wang, Claremont Gavin Eddy, Claremont Matt Gonzales, […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jun 13 2021

Ayala’s Marcus Monroe Wins Long Jump & Places Second in High Jump at CIF Division 1 Finals

Division 1 Track & Field Finals at Trabuco Hills: Editors note: If time permits, we will try and get the results from the other divisions up over the next few days. The following results are from Saturday’s CIF-SS Division 1 finals at Trabuco Hills High School. Ayala senior Marcus Monroe had a big day, winning […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jun 03 2021

NBC Los Angeles Does Beautiful Tribute to Kerry Welsh on Wednesday’s 11 P.M. News

NBC Los Angeles reporter Hetty Chang visited Kerry’s parents and boyfriend in Glendora on Wednesday, and put together a beautiful two-minute tribute to the late-great and 2020 Glendora High School graduate. Just a warning ahead of time, grab a tissue. Her father seems like such a good man and to see the pain on his […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ Jun 01 2021

Kerry Welsh, The 2020 GHS Girls Scholar Athlete of the Year, Was Killed in a Car Crash on Saturday Night

It doesn’t get any worse than this. Kerry Welsh, who earned the title of Glendora High School’s 2020 Girls Scholar-Athlete of the Year, was killed on Saturday night in a car crash. It’s been reported that Welsh was going to pick up her little sister from a birthday party and a driver ran through a […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ May 31 2021

This Week’s Playoff Schedule For All Sports; Damien Travels to Centennial in Monday’s Open Division Showdown

Playoff Schedule for May 31-June 5: Monday’s Boys Hoops: Open Division: Damien (69) at Corona Centennial (81) Tuesday’s Boys Hoops: Open Division: St. John Bosco at Etiwanda Division 3A: Glendora at Palm Desert Division 3AA: Maranatha at Riverside King & Covina at Valley Christian Division 4AA: Arcadia at Wiseburn-Da Vinci Tuesday’s Baseball: Division 5 Wild […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ May 30 2021

San Dimas Swimmer & VVL MVP, Carolyn Kao, Sets Two School Records at CIF Division 3 Finals

Thanks to the San Dimas swim program for this report: Girls Swimming: The 2021 season may have come to an end on Saturday for the San Dimas girls program, but not before a solid showing at the CIF-SS Division 3 finals. And none better than freshman, Carolyn Kao. Kao placed 8th in the 200 IM […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ May 28 2021

Friday & Saturday’s Baseball, Boys/Girls Playoff Hoops, Girls Soccer, Boys Tennis & Wrestling Schedule

High School Sports: FRIDAY: Playoff Boys Basketball: Open Division: Damien at Mater Dei & Ribet Academy at Etiwanda Division 3A: Oak Hills at Glendora Division 3AA: Price at Maranatha & Downey at Covina Division 4A: West Covina at Rio Mesa Division 4AA: Arcadia at Pacifica of Garden Grove Boys Tennis CIF Title Match: Division 1: […]

By Brian Baiotto

Top Stories/ May 27 2021

210 Prep Sports Boys Basketball Programs Went 5-10 in Wednesday’s First Round of the CIF-SS Playoffs

Boys Basketball: It was a pretty rough Wednesday night for boys basketball programs that we cover. Our teams went 5-10. And between Division 1-3A, area teams went 1-9. Division 1: Chaminade 91, Bonita 65 Villa Park 74, Pasadena 52 Oak Park 64, St. Francis 56 Roosevelt 59, Los Osos 44 2A: San Marcos 89, La […]

By Brian Baiotto