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By: | September 20, 2005
o7The Glendale News-Press recently visited Holy Family Parish School and asked students: "How has the Boomerangball helped you in playing sports?" f7 "Every day I usually practice kicking and catching, and every day when I play kickball I kick farther." GINNES PALADINI, 8 "It's a really good thing for sports. It helped me kick more and play better." SIENNA GOMEZ, 8 "It's cool. It gives you exercise." KIAH KAUSCH, 8 "They are really fun to play with and give you lots of exercise.
NEWS
August 4, 2009
The Glendale News-Press visited the Glendale YMCA’s Summer Day Camp this week. We asked, “What is your favorite thing to do at summer camp?”         “A lot friends come here. It’s fun here. You go to the gym, and swim. We have a lot of activities to do.” MICHAEL KAGRAMANIAN, 11 St. Robert Bellarmine School Glendale             “Swimming.
NEWS
February 24, 2005
GRANT GORDON "Sport is the very fiber of all we stand for. It keeps our spirits alive." -- Franklin Roosevelt "Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you never know the ending." -- Neil Simon Sometimes you forget why you do this job. Allow me to brandish my violin ... You don't get paid much. You brave the freeways and bi-ways through horrendous storms. You make it to interviews on time after players have already left.
NEWS
By: Dave Brooks | September 15, 2005
If you're going to play with these guys, remember the three key rules: no substitutions, no ghost runners and no bouncies. Kickball is making a comeback, thanks to a group of twenty-and-thirty-somethings in Surf City looking for a laid-back alternative to softball. In case you can't remember grade school sports, kickball was that baseball-esque game with the big red ball and the hulking neighbor kid who could rocket the thing into the sky like a Scud missile.
NEWS
January 13, 2005
GRANT GORDON "Into each life some rain must fall. Some days must be dark and dreary." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow On Friday, I couldn't write ... or feel my legs. On Monday, I couldn't talk. On Wednesday, I couldn't believe what I saw. Rain fell and fell, temperatures got colder and colder, I watched soccer and more soccer ... here's my misadventures covering local kickball amidst the uncharacteristic atmosphere of never-ending rain, gusting winds, chilling cold, muddy fields and not-so vicious pit bulls.
NEWS
April 27, 2005
Jackson Bell Juan Chavez Jr.'s swearing in Tuesday at the Glendale police station was a homecoming of sorts. Chavez returned after an eight-year stint as a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to serve Glendale, the city he grew up in. He came home to help keep the high quality of life for others that he experienced during his formative years. "I want to help people growing up in the same way a police officer helped me when I was in school," the 31-year-old said.
SPORTS
By By Grant Gordon | January 12, 2006
Pasadena Poly-Flintridge Prep boys' soccer story.Soccer: Flintridge Prep boys dictate game's pace throughout, but lose to rival Pasadena Poly, 3-1, in Prep League opener.NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- "That's soccer," said Flintridge Prep boys' soccer Coach Steve Oderkirk after his team's Prep League opener Wednesday at the Glendale Sports Complex. Statistically, Pasadena Poly had overwhelmed its archrival. So said the 3-1 final score and the 13-10 shot differential. On the field of play, though, the advantage was slanted heavily in the favor of the host Rebels, who controlled the majority of the action.
NEWS
December 9, 2000
Mirjam Swanson CRESCENTA VALLEY HIGH -- It goes without saying, but here it is anyway: The Crescenta Valley High girls' soccer team requires that all contenders with a sincere intent of beating the Falcons come prepared to battle in every moment of the 80-minute match. In the Falcons' 2-0 nonleague win against Burroughs at Crescenta Valley on Friday, the injury-depleted Indians (2-2) gave the Falcons all the fight they wanted, if only for 60 minutes.
NEWS
February 7, 2002
Erik Boal GLENDALE -- o7 Odds and ends from the local high school soccer scene:f7 And who says girls can't run smack?: For the Crescenta Valley and Arcadia girls' soccer teams, the time has come to put up or ... well, you know. Ever since the final whistle of the teams' first Pacific League battle Jan. 22 at CV, the always exciting verbal warfare leading up to today's rematch has ensued, with Arcadia firing most of the bullets. "This is ridiculous," muttered one Arcadia player following the 0-0 outcome, "I can't wait until they come to our place."
NEWS
February 23, 2004
Erik Boal Tim Morphy has coached enough soccer matches in his career to know that even in the most lopsided battles, inclement weather can be the great equalizer. Especially when a steady downpour like the one that pelted Flintridge Prep's field Saturday results in rain-soaked, muddy terrain. But as his Rebel girls' soccer team demonstrated in its CIF Southern Section Division IV playoff opener, effective passing can overcome most any opponent and playing surface.
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NEWS
August 4, 2009
The Glendale News-Press visited the Glendale YMCA’s Summer Day Camp this week. We asked, “What is your favorite thing to do at summer camp?”         “A lot friends come here. It’s fun here. You go to the gym, and swim. We have a lot of activities to do.” MICHAEL KAGRAMANIAN, 11 St. Robert Bellarmine School Glendale             “Swimming.
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By: | September 20, 2005
o7The Glendale News-Press recently visited Holy Family Parish School and asked students: "How has the Boomerangball helped you in playing sports?" f7 "Every day I usually practice kicking and catching, and every day when I play kickball I kick farther." GINNES PALADINI, 8 "It's a really good thing for sports. It helped me kick more and play better." SIENNA GOMEZ, 8 "It's cool. It gives you exercise." KIAH KAUSCH, 8 "They are really fun to play with and give you lots of exercise.
NEWS
By: Dave Brooks | September 15, 2005
If you're going to play with these guys, remember the three key rules: no substitutions, no ghost runners and no bouncies. Kickball is making a comeback, thanks to a group of twenty-and-thirty-somethings in Surf City looking for a laid-back alternative to softball. In case you can't remember grade school sports, kickball was that baseball-esque game with the big red ball and the hulking neighbor kid who could rocket the thing into the sky like a Scud missile.
NEWS
February 24, 2005
GRANT GORDON "Sport is the very fiber of all we stand for. It keeps our spirits alive." -- Franklin Roosevelt "Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you never know the ending." -- Neil Simon Sometimes you forget why you do this job. Allow me to brandish my violin ... You don't get paid much. You brave the freeways and bi-ways through horrendous storms. You make it to interviews on time after players have already left.
NEWS
January 13, 2005
GRANT GORDON "Into each life some rain must fall. Some days must be dark and dreary." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow On Friday, I couldn't write ... or feel my legs. On Monday, I couldn't talk. On Wednesday, I couldn't believe what I saw. Rain fell and fell, temperatures got colder and colder, I watched soccer and more soccer ... here's my misadventures covering local kickball amidst the uncharacteristic atmosphere of never-ending rain, gusting winds, chilling cold, muddy fields and not-so vicious pit bulls.
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