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January 14, 2011
GIRLS' SOCCER Glendale Adventist Academy 2, Oakwood 1: Melissa Yeghiazarian scored two goals to lead the Cougars (1-7, 1-3 in league) to their first win of the season in a Liberty League home match at the Glendale Sports Complex on Thursday. The win was also the first in the history of the first-year program. Kiana Clemons and Victoria Osby provided assists on the Cougars' goals. GIRLS' BASKETBALL Flintridge Prep 46, Mayfield 43 (OT): Mya Okamoto led the Rebels (4-9, 1-2)
February 1, 2012
GIRLS' SOCCER Glendale Adventist Academy 1, Yeshiva 1: Melissa Yeghizarian scored the tying goal in the second half for the host Cougars in a season-ending Liberty League match at the Glendale Sports Complex on Wednesday. Glendale Adventist (2-10-1, 2-6-1 in league) goalkeeper Victoria Osby finished with 10 saves. BOYS' BASKETBALL Providence 92, Glendale Adventist Academy 33: Glendale Adventist fell Wednesday in a Liberty League road contest. Flintridge Prep 66, Rio Hondo Prep 36: The Rebels faced an 11-9 deficit at the end of the first quarter Tuesday, but bounced back with a 17-7 run in the second quarter to go up, 26-18, at halftime.
By Charles Rich, | February 17, 2011
GLENDALE — Under first-year Coach Stephen Nelson, the Glendale Adventist Academy girls' basketball team advanced to the postseason by finishing third in the Liberty League. Steady defensive play late in the regular season helped the Cougars punch their ticket to the CIF Southern Section Division VI-AA playoffs. Unfortunately for Glendale Adventist, it couldn't keep that level up, as it saw its season come to a close with a 33-19 road loss against sixth-seeded Tarbut V'Torah in the first round of the playoffs on Wednesday night.
By Charles Rich, | September 28, 2011
NORTHEAST GLENDALE - Last season couldn't have been more painful for Andrea Blake. During the second match of the season, the Glendale Adventist Academy girls' volleyball player went up for a block and suffered a season-ending right-ankle injury that required months of rehabilitation. Now, she's refreshed and ready to make an impact for the Cougars. Blake proved to be in form Tuesday afternoon. She finished with a team-high 16 kills and teammate Kylie Foldvary added four aces to power host Glendale Adventist to a 19-25, 27-25, 25-17, 25-19 nonleague victory against Orangewood Academy.
By Charles Rich, | January 6, 2012
NORTHEAST GLENDALE - As a first-year program, the Glendale Adventist Academy boys' soccer team has taken advantage of trying various experiments. Their latest experiment came Thursday afternoon against Providence. In seeking to solidify its transition game and improve on its number of scoring opportunities, Glendale Adventist opted to have more players crowd the midfield. It paid off handsomely. Glendale erupted for five second-half goals to earn a 5-0 Liberty League victory against Providence at the Glendale Sports Complex.
By Charles Rich, | January 14, 2011
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Glendale Adventist Academy first-year boys' basketball Coach Sheldon Franklin hadn't heard of Patrick Gonzalez until Thursday night. After watching Gonzalez make an assortment of shots from around the floor, Franklin seemed impressed with the Providence High shooting wiz who came into Thursday's contest averaging 36.6 points per game. "He's deadly from the outside," Sheldon said of Gonzalez, who finished with 43 points to spark visiting Providence to an 85-54 Liberty League road win against Glendale Adventist.
By Gabriel Rizk, | September 15, 2010
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Even though the girls' volleyball teams from Glendale Adventist Academy and San Gabriel Academy no longer share residency in the Westside League, Tuesday afternoon's matchup still had all the passion and intensity of a late-season league battle. "They're our sister school, so this [rivalry] has been forever between the two schools," Glendale Adventist Coach Bianka Tulgar said. "It will always be a rivalry. No matter where we are, it will always be that way. " The host Cougars, who are now in the Liberty League, and the defending Westside League-champion Eagles opened the latest chapter in their ongoing saga with San Gabriel surviving a Glendale Adventist surge in the middle stanza to pull off a 25-15, 26-24, 25-10 sweep.
By Charles Rich, | January 12, 2012
GLENDALE - After watching the Providence High boys' basketball team shoot, run the floor and defend, Glendale Adventist Academy Coach Marc Gupilan understood why the Pioneers are the top-rated team in CIF Southern Section Division V-A. "They are really disciplined with how they do things and they don't showboat," Gupilan said after Providence recorded a 73-24 Liberty League road win against Glendale Adventist on Thursday night. "They run their plays well and they take a lot of good shots.
By Jonathan Raber | April 11, 2007
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — With a goal of winning league and getting back to the playoffs, the Glendale Adventist Academy boys' volleyball team is well on its way. On Tuesday, the Cougars took a break from their Westside League schedule and received a much-needed competitive match against Desert Christian. The Cougars were more than up to the task, taking down the Knights in a three-game home sweep, 25-20, 25-20, 28-26. "This is a good experience, [a] nonleague game for us to show that we are doing pretty well," Glendale Adventist Coach Ken Vigilla said.
March 14, 2001
Saro Sarkisian NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- On Tuesday, the Glendale Adventist boys' volleyball team met San Gabriel Academy in a rematch, after losing to the Eagles a week ago on the road. Miscues cost the Cougars in that match, and they wanted payback. This time, Glendale Adventist played at home and had momentum by winning its last two matches, but unfortunately for the Cougars, they were defeated again in four games, 15-2, 10-15, 15-7, 15-5. "They [Eagles]
By Charles Rich, | April 17, 2014
GLENDALE - It's been a frustrating season for the members of the Glendale Community College softball team. Though it was expected to be a season in transition, the Vaqueros have encountered a few extra speed bumps along the way. Glendale looked to reverse its fortune Thursday against rival College of the Canyons in a Western State Conference Blue Division contest, but a string of errors paved the way for a 10-5 home defeat for the Vaqueros at...
By Joey Kaufman | March 1, 2014
LOS ANGELES - When the final buzzer sounded on Saturday night, the Glendale Adventist Academy students rushed onto the floor and sprinted over to their girls' basketball team's bench. PHOTOS: Glendale Adventist Academy vs. Shalhevet High School girls' basketball They joined the Cougars' courtside huddle, surrounded the players in a circle, locked arms and then began chants of “GAA, GAA!” Those rang out, at least for some 30 seconds. The upset-minded, 13th-seeded Cougars had just fallen to ninth-seeded Shalhevet, 51-38 in the CIF Southern Section Division VI semifinals at the Westside Jewish Community Center.
By Andrew J. Campa, | February 27, 2014
GLENDALE - Scoring eight of the final 10 points, the Glendale Adventist Academy girls' basketball team continued the trend of underdogs, who have thrived in the upper half of the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs on Thursday evening. The Liberty League at-large entry Cougars, who were seeded 13th, pulled away from scrappy 12th-seeded St. Monica Academy of Pasadena for a 40-34 victory that advanced the program to its first semifinal appearance since at least the mid-1990s. With the victory, Glendale Adventist Academy (8-7)
By Edgar Melik-Stepanyan | January 16, 2014
GLENDALE - The Glendale Adventist Academy girls' basketball team started on a torrid pace in Thursday's Liberty League game against visiting Holy Martyrs Armenian. The Cougars made four shots from the field and four more from the free-throw line in the opening quarter, as they scored 12 points in a fast-paced game. PHOTOS: Glendale Adventist Academy vs. Holy Martyrs girls' basketball Their quick start continued in the opening minutes of the second quarter, as six consecutive points gave the Cougars a seven-point lead and frustrated their league opponent.
By Charles Rich, | January 14, 2014
GLENDALE - Jennifer Matsuda didn't seem to mind being peppered with a lot of shots. The Glendale Adventist Academy senior girls' soccer goalkeeper and her teammates entered Tuesday's Liberty League home contest a bit rusty by virtue of only having played two matches to go along with a limited amount of practice time. “It's good to get back to playing games,” said Matsuda, who finished with 15 saves in Glendale Adventist's 8-0 defeat against Buckley at the Glendale Sports Complex.
By Charles Rich and Andrew J. Campa | January 3, 2014
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Michael Davis (Glendale High, 2013) Brigham Young University football freshman: A successful season that included eight victories and a bowl appearance did not end well for Davis and BYU. The Cougars were shut out in the second half and fell to the University of Washington, 31-16, in the Fight Hunger Bowl on Dec.27 at San Francisco's AT&T Park. BYU, which trailed, 14-13, after a 31-yard field goal from Justin Sorensen with 3:46 left in the second quarter, was outscored, 17-3, the rest of the way and 10-0 in the second half.
By Andrew J. Campa, | December 19, 2013
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Jenna Orlandini (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2008) Washington volleyball senior: Perhaps the end came quicker than anyone expected for both Orlandini and her Huskies at the NCAA Final Four semifinal on Thursday evening. The No. 3-seeded Huskies, who entered having won seven straight matches, struggled to stay competitive and turned in their two worst sets of the season in falling to visiting second-ranked Penn State, 25-14, 25-13, 25-16, at Key Arena.
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