April 26, 2013
BOYS' VOLLEYBALL Flintridge Prep 3, Pasadena Poly 0: Mike Lii finished with 26 assists Friday to lead the Rebels to a 36-34, 25-8, 25-15 Prep League road victory. Flintridge Prep, which clinched the league title Wednesday, improved to 17-6 and finished up league at 8-0. “It's not an easy task going undefeated in our league,” said Flintridge Prep Coach Sean Beattie, who got seven kills apiece from Chadd Cosse and Dante Fergoso and six from Kareem Ismail. “They came together the whole time.
April 20, 2013
SYLMAR - Just two days removed from a gritty win at Bakersfield, a fatigued Glendale Community College baseball squad had its six-game winning streak snapped in another Western State Conference South Division road game against LA Mission College. The Vaqueros held a three-run lead in the sixth inning before giving up seven runs in the frame and 11 unanswered to eventually lose to the Eagles, 14-6, Saturday afternoon at El Cariso Park in Sylmar. “We were a little tired,” Vaqueros Coach Chris Cicuto said.
March 19, 2013
COLLEGE BASEBALL Glendale Community College 9, Citrus College 8 (16 innings): The visiting Vaqueros won their fifth straight game and their second extra-inning win in the last three games, as Julian Jarrard drove in the game-winning run on one of his four hits. . GCC is now 10-2 and remains in first place in the Western State Conference South Division and is 15-5 overall. Sergio Plascencia had three hits and three runs, including the game-winner on Jarrard's RBI. Justin Jones also had three hits.
February 22, 2013
Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend Caroline Sue Purviance (Nielsen), 61, was taken from us the evening of February 13th 2013. Sue was born in Monrovia on February 2nd 1952. She graduated from Monrovia High School in 1970. She attended Citrus College and became a Licensed Vocational Nurse in 1976. In 1973 she married William Purviance. They lived in Arcadia where they had their first daughter, Katy, then in Temple City, where they had their only son, Billy. The family moved to Saugus in 1982 where they had three more children, Lila, Lisa, and Laura.
January 10, 2013
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Bishop Conaty-Loretto 33, Holy Family 23 : Charise Talaro had 11 points Thursday for the visiting Gaels in an Horizon League game. Holy Family dropped to 2-9, 0-2 in league. WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Glendale Community College 52, Citrus College 49 (OT) : Olivia Ochoa finished with 17 points and Lana Hadad contributed 12 points, 12 rebounds and three assists Wednesday for the visiting Vaqueros in a Western State Conference opener. Glendale improved to 5-12.
September 28, 2012
At Wilson Middle School on Friday, a lesson in engineering took students outside where they launched hand-made bottle rockets into the sky. “I've always dreamed of building a rocket,” said 13-year-old Arthur Nanvelyan. Now in his first year of the school's MESA program - which cultivates interest in math, science and engineering - Arthur had an opportunity he didn't anticipate. “I couldn't believe that we could fly rockets,” he said. With help from The Rocket Owls - a six-member team from Citrus College - 60 Wilson students fashioned rockets out of empty two-liter bottles, cardboard and string.
April 17, 2012
NORTHEAST GLENDALE - The Glendale Community College softball team has made a habit of close games with Citrus College. On March 22 in Glendora, it took extra innings to decide the first matchup between the two Western State Conference Blue Division rivals, with the Vaqueros winning by two in eight frames. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that yesterday's doubleheader at the Glendale Sports Complex was no different. Glendale split the two games on Tuesday, defeating the Owls, 2-1, in the first before losing the second, 7-6. The victory carried more significance for the Vaqueros than the loss.
March 22, 2012
COLLEGE BASEBALL Glendale Community College 14, Citrus 2: Two days after a shutout loss to Citrus, the Vaqueros offense blew up for a Western State Conference South Division victory on the road Thursday. GCC (16-6, 6-2 in the division) was led by sophomore Cory Popham on the mound. Popham struck out seven and walked two in seven innings to pick up the win. Glendale's Chris Stroh and Cameron Gardner had triples, while Julian Jarrad had a pair of doubles and Trevor Trinidad and Edgar Montes also had doubles.
February 24, 2012
WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD Glendale Community College in Western State Conference Relays: The Vaqueros' 1,600-meter spring medley team Nandi Watson, Geena Person, Angela Martinez, Lilia Asserian won in 4 minutes 18.02 seconds on Friday at Citrus College. Glendale also received first-place finishes from Angela Martinez in the 3,000 (10:51.97) and Justice Shank in the high jump at 5 feet 4 inches. Glendale's 4x800 relay team of Cecilia Nicolas, Zulma Herrera, Charlene Quintanilla, Grace Zamudio took second (10:04.53)
January 31, 2012
GIRLS' SOCCER Crescenta Valley 4, Hoover 0: Sierra Rhodes scored two goals Tuesday to lead the Falcons to a Pacific League win on the road. Sarah Worden and Mea Zuiverdeen also scored one goal apiece for Crescenta Valley (9-4-2, 7-1-2 in league). BOYS' SOCCER Burbank 4, Glendale 0: The Nitros were shut out in a Pacific League match at home Tuesday. Glendale is 2-6-3 in league. BOYS' BASKETBALL Renaissance Academy 71, Hope Center Academy 25: The visiting Wildcats picked up a Harbor League win Tuesday.