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June 6, 2008
With a combination of great pitching by Megan Henry and a bullet proof defense, Crescenta Sports Association’s under-eight tournament team went undefeated in pool play in last weekend’s softball tournament at Camarillo, advancing to the semifinals where they lost to Hart, 5-1. The CSA team took on Antelope Valley first and beat them 7-0. Shortly thereafter, they beat Moorpark and El Rio to earn their spot in the playoffs and a...
NEWS
January 5, 2004
For the past few days, I have been reading the articles printed in the News-Press regarding the closure of Crescenta Valley Park. There have been comments reported by members of our organization, the Crescenta Sports Assn. As president of CSA, I am concerned that the comments reported do not cover the severity of the situation. The CV Park closure would be a devastating blow to our organization, one of the largest volunteer youth sports programs in the area.
NEWS
June 1, 2005
From Staff Reports The Crescenta Valley Sports Assn.'s 12-and-under baseball team won the Mid Valley Tournament's championship in the Bronco Division in Encino on Monday. CSA recorded a 7-6 victory against Pacific Palisades. Andre Navarro drove in the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning and reliever Jason Kim retired the side to clinch the title. Troy Prasertsit and Zach Fields also pitched well for CSA, which got good efforts from Tyler Pollak, Andrew Fagundo and Mikey Polchow.
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By Khim Lim | July 11, 2008
The CSA (Crescenta Sports Association) 10U softball tournament team placed second in the Mid-Valley Father?s Day tournament. The La Crescenta team picked up a pair of wins on the first day of the two-day tournament, beating the highly seeded Hart team, 8-2, in game one and a shut-out game two against Mid-Valley?s team, 9-0. In game one, clutch pitching by Kendall Ebert with eight strike-outs and backed by a strong defense prevented Hart from scoring more than a couple of runs.
SPORTS
June 30, 2006
Defeating West Hills, 5-2, last Sunday, the Crescenta Sports Association 14 and Under Softball Team won its second tournament championship of the season. The CSA team broke the game open in the bottom of the sixth inning. With the score tied, 2-2, three straight singles were hit by Brigitte Marlatijalian, Amber Insalaco and Sofie Munoz. Samantha Yzaguirre then came to the plate and stroked a triple to drive in three runs and give the title to the CSA team. CSA pitcher Megan Martin kept the opposing bats in line and got good defensive play from Breanna Klein, Natalie Honda and Mahaeli Portilla.
SPORTS
July 21, 2006
The Crescenta Sports Association will stage its Fall Ball registration on Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Glendale Sports Complex. Signups for baseball will be for youth ages 7-14 as of April 30, 2007 and softball registration will be for youngsters ages 9-16 as of Jan. 1, 2007. The cost to sign up for either baseball or softball is $100 per person. The CSA will conduct baseball tryouts, depending on age, on Aug. 19 and 26 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day at Two Strike Park.
SPORTS
September 3, 2004
Crescenta Sports Association will continue registration and hold tryouts next weekend for the upcoming fall season. CSA, now in its 10th year of operation, will offer baseball for ages 7-17 and softball for ages 9-16. Baseball will be provided in five age divisions, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14 and 15/17 while softball will be offered in two divisions, 9-to-12-years-old and 16-and-younger. Tryouts for the 13/14 division will be held at Scholl Canyon Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept.
SPORTS
By Timithie Gould | January 11, 2008
Each year, more than 700 Foothill-area kids participate in the Crescenta Sports Association?s youth baseball and softball programs. And in addition to the basic skills of fielding, throwing, pitching and catching, those kids learn valuable lessons about being a team player and having a good attitude on the field. ?We have high standards for our players, coaches and parents,? said Dave Luce, an executive member of the CSA board of directors and commissioner for the 8-and-under age division.
SPORTS
January 16, 2009
Falcons suddenly edged by Burbank Crescenta Valley entered the season having ruled the Pacific league for the past four seasons. Burbank came in looking to chip away at the Falcons’ armor. Burbank (10-4, 3-0 in league) did just that. In a heated matchup, Burbank edged CV (8-5, 3-1), 10-9, at Burbank. Burbank’s Amberlynn Ullo scored the match-winning goal three minutes into sudden death overtime to give Burbank the victory.   Falcons U12 take second at Pasadena The CV Falcons U12 conference basketball team played in the Pasadena Vikings New Year Bash Tournament this week.
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July 29, 2009
SOFTBALL Over the July 18-19 season, the Crescenta Sports Assn. (CSA) 12-and-under softball team concluded its tournament season with an undefeated run to victory in the MidValley ?Sizzling Summer? tournament. The team played a total of 18 tournament games during the summer. The team consists of Shannon Ritter, Jessica Madeira, Katie Taix, Kayla Oliver, Sydnee Wells, Alex Nolan, Claire O?Conner, Karina Moreno, Chloe Fairbrother and coaches Vince Taix, Dave Fox, Shon Wells and Dennis Saboe.
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SPORTS
By Seth Amitin | March 13, 2009
It was a little chilly, yes, with families wrapped tightly in buttoned-up jackets, kids dressed in their uniforms, sitting in folding chairs and on blankets in the infield. The Crescenta Sports Association held its first ever opening day (night?) ceremonies Friday evening, as the players dressed in uniforms with jackets and hoodies marched onto the field at Crescenta Valley Park, their team names announced. After all was said and done, the families of the CSA parked their keisters on the infield, prepared to watch “Angels in the Outfield” projected onto a screen behind home plate.
SPORTS
January 16, 2009
Falcons suddenly edged by Burbank Crescenta Valley entered the season having ruled the Pacific league for the past four seasons. Burbank came in looking to chip away at the Falcons’ armor. Burbank (10-4, 3-0 in league) did just that. In a heated matchup, Burbank edged CV (8-5, 3-1), 10-9, at Burbank. Burbank’s Amberlynn Ullo scored the match-winning goal three minutes into sudden death overtime to give Burbank the victory.   Falcons U12 take second at Pasadena The CV Falcons U12 conference basketball team played in the Pasadena Vikings New Year Bash Tournament this week.
NEWS
By Chris Bouchard | July 18, 2008
This past weekend, the Crescenta Sports Association eight-and-under (U8) tournament softball team finished 3-1, second best to Pico Rivera?s 4-0, at the ?C? State Tournament. District winners and finalists from all over Southern California traveled to Lancaster to participate in this tournament. CSA opened on Friday with a win over San Marcos 8-4. Defense was key, with Elise Boyle making a great catch at third, and Michela Labellarte making the catch of the season in left field.
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By Khim Lim | July 11, 2008
The CSA (Crescenta Sports Association) 10U softball tournament team placed second in the Mid-Valley Father?s Day tournament. The La Crescenta team picked up a pair of wins on the first day of the two-day tournament, beating the highly seeded Hart team, 8-2, in game one and a shut-out game two against Mid-Valley?s team, 9-0. In game one, clutch pitching by Kendall Ebert with eight strike-outs and backed by a strong defense prevented Hart from scoring more than a couple of runs.
NEWS
By Dan Abboud | July 11, 2008
Over the Fourth of July weekend, La Crescenta?s CSA 8-and-under girls tournament softball team competed in Oxnard at the district championships. They were pitted against La Cañada in the first round. The score was tied when time expired, with La Cañada pulling out the win by one run in the tie-breaker inning. La Crescenta battled their way through the loser bracket winning three games, Fillmore 7-3, Antelope Valley 10-2, and host city Seaside, 10-3 to face La Cañada yet again in the championship round.
NEWS
June 6, 2008
With a combination of great pitching by Megan Henry and a bullet proof defense, Crescenta Sports Association?s under-eight tournament team went undefeated in pool play in last weekend?s softball tournament at Camarillo, advancing to the semifinals where they lost to Hart, 5-1. The CSA team took on Antelope Valley first and beat them 7-0. Shortly thereafter, they beat Moorpark and El Rio to earn their spot in the playoffs and a semifinals matchup with Hart. The U8 team fended off a potent Hart offense for four innings and scored one of their own before Hart scored four in the fifth inning.
SPORTS
By Timithie Gould | January 11, 2008
Each year, more than 700 Foothill-area kids participate in the Crescenta Sports Association?s youth baseball and softball programs. And in addition to the basic skills of fielding, throwing, pitching and catching, those kids learn valuable lessons about being a team player and having a good attitude on the field. ?We have high standards for our players, coaches and parents,? said Dave Luce, an executive member of the CSA board of directors and commissioner for the 8-and-under age division.
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