July 11, 2008
Local baseball team to be formed The La Crescenta Crush, a kid pitch 9-and-under tournament baseball team, is looking for All-Star and championship team players from the area to participate in several tournaments in Southern California in the fall. Interested players must be 9 or younger as of April 30, 2009 and willing to travel to tournament games on the weekends once per month. For more information, contact Mark Langford at (818) 641-4694 or via e-mail at markdlangford@gmail.
September 10, 2008
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 66th year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk’s Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the first meeting of the year . FALCONS LOOKING TO FLY DOWN THE BOULEVARD For the first three weeks of the season, Crescenta Valley High’s football team will find itself competing against three teams either on or just off Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, St....
March 1, 2005
Charles Rich His cellphone vibrated while dining at a Mexican restaurant on State Street in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara last spring. Perhaps none of the commuters who tried to dodge the late-afternoon rush-hour traffic on the major thoroughfare could have felt the emotion that flowed through Bob Gagliano, who broke out in goose bumps. The news brought back memories of his playing days, which included suiting up for four organizations in the NFL. Gagliano got a call from a friend, who said Gagliano had been nominated for induction into the Glendale Community College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005.
March 7, 2005
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan Bob Gagliano was a phenomenal athlete at Glendale Community College, where the quarterback starred for two years before playing in the NFL for 14 seasons. But on Saturday night, Gagliano looked around at the friends, family and peers seated at the J. Walter Smith Student Center, and was genuinely humbled to be in the same company as other great Vaquero athletes. Seated to his left was Juno Stover Irwin, who was one of the best divers in the world in the 1950s.