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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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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | August 7, 2013
Emily Tubert has had success playing in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. In fact, the Burroughs High graduate won the event in 2010. Tubert, 21, is enjoying another solid outing in this year's U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. The University of Arkansas senior won her first round of match play Wednesday and moves on to the round of 32 at the Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Tubert played well in stroke play Monday and Tuesday, entering match play as the sixth seed overall.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | March 5, 2011
Along with the more mainstream high school sports, some schools in Southern California also take part in sports that are a bit more specialized. In the state, there are schools that field lacrosse, equestrian, gymnastics and even surfing squads. There is a group of athletes from Burroughs High that has fielded a team to compete in one of those fringe sports. Today, the Indians mountain biking team will take to the course for its first competition of the season. "We have seven riders registered for the first race, and that's not bad at all this being our first year," Burroughs Coach Mauricio Barba said.
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BY CHARLES RICH | May 17, 2012
OLIVE PARK - Throughout most of the first five innings, the Burroughs High and Knight softball teams couldn't capitalize on their numerous scoring opportunities. In the sixth inning, things changed in a hurry as Burroughs seized its final chance. Megan McKenna hit a sacrifice fly and Michelle Santiago added a two-run home run in the sixth to lead second-seeded Burroughs to a 3-0 home victory in a CIF Southern Section Division III first-round contest Thursday afternoon. Burroughs (24-3)
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | February 19, 2012
BURBANK - From the first match of the season until the conclusion on Saturday afternoon, Burroughs High girls' water polo Coach Danny Garcia saw marked improvement from his team - along with unprecedented success. The Indians won 20 matches for the first time in the program's history, vied for a share of the Pacific League championship and reached the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs. "We had a great season," said Garcia, who saw it end Saturday following a 10-5 home loss against fourth-seeded Redlands East Valley.
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By Nathan Cambridge, Special to the Burbank Leader | January 30, 2014
BURBANK - If the Burroughs High girls' water polo team wanted to put a positive stamp on their final regular season match in Pacific League play and keep its chances alive for another CIF postseason berth, it had to overcome a visiting Hoover squad that was still looking for an elusive league victory. Burroughs took care of business against the Tornadoes, smothering them with defensive pressure en route to a 10-3 victory Thursday afternoon. “We've been having issues all season about players letting up on pressure, but this game it stayed together pretty well,” Burroughs first-year coach Mike Singhanate said.
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December 14, 2002
BURROUGHS HIGH -- Coach Linda Murphy has been a girls' volleyball institution at Burroughs High for 18 years. However, the former Olympic player and respected coach will not be back for her 19th season as the Indians' mentor, as the school has decided to replace Murphy. Murphy said she was shocked when she was informed she would no longer be running the Burroughs program. Preferring not to talk about the situation and reluctant to address the decision by the school's administration, Murphy instead relayed her feelings in a fax on Friday.
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October 13, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK -- The John Burroughs High School Marching Band took top honors at a Sept. 29 field show competition in Thousand Oaks, hosted by the Western Band Assn. The Burroughs High band -- which has 87 students -- won a sweepstakes award, which places it first overall in several divisions. The band also placed first in its division and received individual first-place awards for music, visual, color guard and drum line. The Burroughs High band competed against four divisions from Southern California, comprised of at least 20 schools each.
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February 1, 2003
Jeff Tully Burroughs High has a fine reputation of churning out successful college football players. However, along with success on the field, the Indian program also has an impressive track record of preparing players for the future, as well as helping them make their way to prestigious universities. The latest in the line of successful student-athletes is senior Alan West. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound defensive lineman has committed to play at University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy-League powerhouse.
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