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From Staff Reports | April 8, 2014
SOFTBALL Burbank 23, Muir 0 (five innings): The Bulldogs rolled to a Pacific League road victory on Tuesday afternoon. Junior Hanna Moulton paced Burbank (10-3, 3-0 in league) in tossing a five-inning no-hitter while fanning seven. Offensively, Caitlyn Brooks powered her team by going four for four with a double, triple and six RBI, while Lily Winn was also four for four with two triples, a double and two RBI. Jazmin Orozco went three for four with a double, triple and three RBI. Burroughs 16, Hoover 0 (five innings)
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July 4, 2012
Early in the second season of "The  Andy Griffith  Show," I ventured a suggestion for a line change to make it sound more "like the way a kid would say it. " I was just 7 years old. But my idea was accepted and I remember standing frozen, thrilled at what this moment represented to me. Andy asked me, "What you grinnin' at, youngin'?" I said it was the first idea of mine they'd ever said yes to. Without a pause, Andy responded for all to hear: "It was the first idea that was any damn good.
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | November 29, 2013
A Burroughs High senior recently earned a top score on the ACT exam, accomplishing something that fewer than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the test typically achieve, according to ACT spokesperson Katie Wacker. Nathaniel Low did not expect to earn a composite score of 36 when he took the exam earlier this year. “When I found out, I was surprised, considering I did not spend much time studying,” he said this week. The high school senior plans to study mechanical engineering in college and is applying to the California Institute of Technology, Stanford University, UCLA and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, among others.
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By David Laurell | March 4, 2014
Granted, that little awards show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres over at the Dolby Theater showcased and honored some pretty great talent last Sunday evening. However, not to be outdone here on the Burbank side of Mount Lee, Sunday also saw the John Burroughs High School Vocal Music Assn. provide audiences with some dazzling singing and dancing as they concluded the last of its four-show performances of "Pop Show 35: Hall of Fame. " Presented as a fundraiser to garner much-needed financial support for the association, the shows also celebrated the organization's 35th anniversary by presenting its competition choirs - Powerhouse, Sound Sensations, Decibelles, Sound Waves, Men At Work and Muses - along with a variety of small groups, duos and soloists performing a mix of pop standards with newly released hits chosen and choreographed by the students themselves.
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By: Arshavir S. Saryan | September 10, 2005
A confident Burroughs High team opened its 2005 campaign Friday with a convincing nonleague victory against host Schurr, 30-14. The Indians set and maintained the pace of the game, as they came out running with senior Thomas Kyle -- who finished the night with 111 yards in 11 carries and a touchdown. He also caught a 67-yard screen pass from junior quarterback Tony Banuelos Jr. for a touchdown to put Burroughs ahead. Banuelos completed 14 of 26 passes for 233 yards and three touchdowns.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | April 2, 2013
PASADENA - There was no lack of opportunities for either the visiting Burroughs High baseball team or Pasadena in Pacific League play Tuesday afternoon. What both teams were short on in a three 3 hour, 13-minute game was key contributions. Despite lacking in a few areas, though, the Indians overcame a furious Bulldogs' five-run rally in holding on for a 7-5 victory. “I told the guys after the game that we're going to have one of these types games where not much goes right,” Burroughs Coach Kiel Holmes said.
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By Nathan Cambridge, Special to the Leader | October 11, 2013
BURBANK - Burroughs High was one of three Pacific League teams undefeated in league after its first two league contests. The Indians got there with a thrilling second-half comeback against Crescenta Valley last week. However, on Friday, to remain unblemished, Burroughs would have to take down defending champion Muir, which had outscored its first two league opponents by 72 points in blowout victories. “We knew how good they were and that we had to play above perfect football to even be in the mix with them,” Burroughs Coach Keith Knoop said of the Mustangs.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | January 13, 2014
BURBANK - Perhaps it was just a little extra hustle that proved the difference for the Burroughs High girls' soccer team in Monday afternoon's Pacific League action versus visiting Crescenta Valley at Memorial Field. Indians junior forward Danielle Tilton fired a brilliant 12-yard goal into the top left corner of the opposing box in the 65th minute, having to outrun two defenders in the process, in what was a 1-0 victory for Burroughs, the first such triumph for the program versus the Falcons since Feb. 1, 2008.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | December 27, 2013
GLENDALE - What could have very easily been labeled as a forgettable Friday was instead differently interpreted by Burroughs High first-year girls' soccer Coach Brady Riggs. His Indians struggled in both their matches of opening pool play action of the Los Tacos Holiday Festival Tournament at the Glendale Sports Complex, including dropping the afternoon contest, 5-0, versus Royal on a day in which the squad was outscored, 8-0. Yet, there wasn't much disappointment afterward, only some reflection.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | April 15, 2014
ARCADIA - Still in the first round of Pacific League play, the Burroughs High baseball team isn't about to panic just yet. Coming into league competition Tuesday, the Indians were tied for third place in league, just one game behind the Apaches and two behind league-leading Pasadena. Burroughs was hoping to jump into the thick of title contention with a game against host Arcadia. However, the Indians missed their chance. Two errors in the first inning allowed the Apaches to score four runs and the Indians were never able to fully battle back, absorbing a 4-2 loss on the road.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 11, 2014
LA CRESCENTA - For quite some time, the Burroughs High and Crescenta Valley boys' volleyball teams had been eager to meet up with the goal of gaining the upper hand in the hunt for the Pacific League championship. The Indians and Falcons met Friday night in the first of two head-to-head contests, with each squad undefeated in league. Thanks to a big effort from Tristan Martin, the Indians are the only unbeaten team standing in league. Martin finished with a team-high 11 kills and Ryan Van Loo contributed 29 assists to power visiting Burroughs to a 25-21, 25-22, 25-18 victory in front of a loud crowd.
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From Staff Reports | April 10, 2014
SOFTBALL Burroughs 22, Muir 0 (five innings): The Indians banged out 17 hits en route to the easy Pacific League win Thursday at Olive Park. Naelyse Garcia and Cheyenne Steward combined for the one-hitter. Both also had big days offensively, as Garcia had three hits, three runs and a run batted in, while Steward had two hits, three RBI and three runs. Jessica Little had four RBI, two runs and two hits, Kaitlin Okimoto had three RBI, three runs and two hits and Aimee Rodriguez had three RBI, two hits and a run. BOYS' TRACK AND FIELD Burbank 115, Glendale 21: The host Bulldogs notched a Pacific League victory Wednesday.
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From Staff Reports | April 3, 2014
Former Burroughs High standout Eben Britton will have a familiar home this upcoming season. The five-year National Football League offensive lineman signed a one-year deal to remain with the Chicago Bears on Thursday afternoon. "I'm really excited to be back with the Bears," Britton told ChicagoBears.com on Thursday. "After last season it was really the only way I hoped free agency would go. I'm just really excited to get back to work and back with the guys. "My family is really happy and excited.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | April 3, 2014
In recent years, the Burroughs High boys' golf team has enjoyed a great deal of success in the annual Burbank Cup rivalry contest against cross-town foe Burbank. However, last season, the Bulldogs claimed the title, taking home the cup for the first time since 2008. It was time for revenge for the Indians in the latest event contested Thursday at De Bell Golf Club. Burroughs was able to take back the city championship, downing Burbank, 12-6. The contest was conducted in an 18-player match-play format.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | April 1, 2014
It was something that Brandon Gerlach had done hundreds, maybe even thousands of times since he took up soccer as a boy. In a nonleague match in December, the Burroughs High senior midfielder slid a few times on the artificial turf, opening a sizable wound on his thigh. “I was wearing my old sliders because I couldn't find my new ones and those ones had a hole in them,” Gerlach said. “I ended up sliding a couple of times and I opened up my leg pretty good. But I just thought 'OK, I'll just put some bandages over it and it should be fine.'” Patched up, Gerlach didn't miss his next start for the Indians.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | April 1, 2014
BURBANK - Perhaps the smallest and yet most complex difference that separated the Burroughs High and Glendale softball teams in Tuesday afternoon's Pacific League opener was defense. Even simpler put, the young Nitros committed five errors, while the more veteran Indians minimized their one mistake in an 11-1 win called after five innings at Jack Smock Field at Olive Park in Burbank. PHOTOS: Burroughs girls' softball team beats Glendale 11-1 “Our game plan was to just go there, pitch to contact and play solid defense behind [starting pitcher]
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | March 21, 2014
To recoup the costs of the graduation ceremonies at Burbank and Burroughs high schools, officials will now charge $10 per graduation ticket, beyond the handful of free tickets that seniors receive each year. "We've had some years of cuts so the principals are looking at the growing costs of graduation," said Emilio Urioste, director of secondary education of Burbank Unified. The extra tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Burroughs seniors will continue to get five free tickets, while Burbank seniors will get four.
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By Nathan Cambridge, Special to the Leader and By Nathan Cambridge, Special to the Leader | March 21, 2014
BURBANK - Burroughs High's boys' volleyball team, ranked No. 8 in CIF-Southern Section II, began Pacific league play this season hosting Arcadia, which came into the Indians' league opener with three league matches already under its belt. However, that made no difference on Friday afternoon, as Burroughs came out strong and rode the momentum to a convincing sweep of the Apaches 25-7, 25-19, 25-7, featuring a balanced attack and strong defense by the host team, which began defense of the league crown.
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