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By Joey Kaufman, Special to the Glendale News-Press | March 29, 2014
GLENDALE - Daniel Choi made sure the Glendale High baseball team left with at least one victory Saturday afternoon. The senior right-handed starter put in six strong innings of work to lead the Nitros past visiting Flintridge Prep in the second game of a doubleheader, 4-2. The teams tied, 10-10, in their first meeting after the game was called in extra innings. “I just wanted to keep my teammates going,” Choi said, “to show that we're in it until the very end.” Although not overly dominant, striking out just two batters, Choi was effective and efficient, mixing his fastball and off-speed pitches.
By Charles Rich, | September 10, 2013
GLENDALE - There hasn't been much activity during the early stages of the season for the Glendale High and Hoover girls' tennis teams entering their Pacific League opener against each other Tuesday. Prior to Tuesday, Hoover had played just one match. Glendale, on the other hand, had yet to partake in a contest. After shaking off the rust, Glendale proceeded to win seven doubles sets to register a 13-5 home victory. “It's kind of scary not to have played at least one nonleague match before starting off league,” said Glendale Coach Bob Davidson, whose team also won six singles sets in the first of two head-to-head matchups with Hoover (1-1)
By Charles Rich, | November 19, 2013
Scoring goals hasn't been an area of concern for the Glendale High boys' water polo team through the first two rounds of the playoffs. Aside from their quick-strike offense, which has tallied 39 postseason goals, the top-seeded Nitros plan to shift their focus to tightening up their defense in their quest to move into the championship match for the second straight season. Glendale will put its defensive unit to the test when it meets Walnut in a CIF Southern Section Division V semifinal match at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mount San Antonio College.
By Andrew Shortall, | June 7, 2013
GLENDALE - Perhaps the most noticeable thing about the Glendale High football team will be what it's missing as it makes preparations for the 2013 season. For the first time in three years, the Nitros will take the field without their playmaker Michael Davis, who's headed to Brigham Young University in the fall. The standout wide receiver/defensive back was one of 20 seniors that graduated from the team, meaning there's been lots of new faces at spring practices. With so much of Glendale's offense leaning on Davis the past three years, second-year Nitros Coach John Tuttle is using the spring as a chance to evaluate what options he has in the newcomers.
By Charles Rich, | April 25, 2014
GLENDALE - Scoring runs hasn't come easy as of late for the Glendale High baseball team. It's something Glendale first-year Coach Alan Eberhart had running through his mind Friday, leading up to the first of two season matchups against cross-town rival Hoover. If the Nitros had a quality scoring opportunity, Eberhart said he would not hesitate to send a runner home on a close play at the plate. The situation came to fruition Friday and Eberhart's gamble paid off for Glendale in a 1-0 Pacific League victory.
By Andrew J. Campa, | January 14, 2014
PASADENA - In scoring four of the first five goals of the fourth quarter, the Glendale High girls' water polo team broke open a contentious match versus host Pasadena High en route to a 15-13 victory in the opening Pacific League contest for the Nitros on Wednesday afternoon. “I think we play best with a little bit of pressure and when we started the fourth quarter that's what we had,” said Nitros co-Coach Casey Sripramong, a 2008 alumna. “We haven't had much problems generating offense, but our defense has been our big issue.
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| March 25, 2014
GLENDALE - Offense has been abundant for the Glendale High softball team, and even with a nine-day layoff, the trend continued when the Nitros wrapped up nonleague play Tuesday afternoon. Showcasing a 12-hit attack, the Nitros erupted for four first-inning runs and never looked back in a 9-2 win over visiting Alhambra on a chilly day at Glendale High. “I was a little bit worried about losing our momentum with the layoff and our bats opened up right away,” said Glendale first-year Coach Greg Martin, whose Nitros won their eighth in a row to improve to 8-1 on the season with their Pacific League opener awaiting next week at Burroughs.
By Emin Avakian, Special to the Glendale News-Press | December 20, 2013
LA CAÑADA - The Glendale High boys' basketball team dropped its third straight game in the La Cañada Holiday Classic, this time a 67-57 loss to Marina in a pool-play showdown Friday afternoon. The Nitros never led in the contest, mainly due to problems taking care of the ball. The Vikings used a full-court press throughout to keep Glendale's offense from getting in sync. Moreover, the Nitros didn't help their own cause with sloppy play. PHOTOS: Glendale High drops third straight game in La Cañada Holiday Classic “It was a combination of both,” Glendale Coach Steve Snodgress said.
By Robert Fulton, Special to the News-Press | October 4, 2013
PASADENA - Heading into its contest with host Muir High, the Glendale football team knew it had a tough hill to climb. The Mustangs - the reigning Pacific League champions - had scored a combined 105 points in their last two games and given up just nine, so it should come as no surprise that the Nitros had their hands full. Glendale proved the latest team to be on the wrong end of a lopsided score, falling to Muir, 40-0, on Friday. In addition to the solid play of the Mustangs (4-1, 2-0 Pacific League)
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