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By Jeff Tully, | May 7, 2011
ARCADIA — There were plenty of high points and one major disappointment with the Burbank High and Burroughs track and field teams Friday in the Pacific League finals at Arcadia High. The successes were led by the Indians' Shannon Kermah and Bulldogs' McKenzie Paul, who both captured league titles in two events. One of the most unexpected turn of events occurred with Burroughs' Anthony Monroy. Monroy, who advanced to the Masters Meet last season in the boys' 3,200 meters and wasn't able to train for a number of weeks because of an injured foot, failed to quality to the CIF Southern Section Division I preliminaries in the 3,200.
By Jeff Tully, | April 26, 2011
BURBANK HIGH — It is a busy week for the Burbank High and Burroughs track and field teams. Not only did the squads have to go against one another in their annual rivalry meet Tuesday, but the Indians and Bulldogs — along with the rest of the league — will be back in action Friday for the Pacific League preliminaries at Arcadia High. "The only other way to do it would be to run the prelims and finals in the same week," Burroughs Coach John Peebles said. Looking for momentum heading into Friday's meet, the Bulldogs broke some longstanding streaks by sweeping the Indians in Tuesday's event at Burbank High.
By Jeff Tully, | November 5, 2011
ARCADIA - There were three compelling local story lines involved with the Pacific League cross-country finals Thursday at Arcadia Park. Along with whether the Crescenta Valley High girls' team could capture its ninth straight league championship, there was also the question of would Burroughs' Anthony Monroy be able to win an individual boys' title and could the Arcadia boys' team hold off an upstart Burbank squad? Unfortunately for the area teams and Monroy, the answer on all three counts was no. In an extremely competitive and tight girls' race that was decided in the final few hundred meters, the Falcons fell short of their bid to capture another title as Arcadia pulled out a 24-31 victory.
Jeff Tully, | June 22, 2010
OLIVE PARK — For most of the Hap Minor Baseball season, players were mainly concerned with team-orientated goals, like winning divisional titles. But at the 54rd annual Burbank Civitan Club Baseball Jamboree, it was a time for individual accomplishments in the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services event Saturday at Olive Park. The day of events marked the end of the season for the city's premiere baseball league. Nearly 500 players from 41 teams took part.
By Andrew J. Campa, | November 15, 2013
BURBANK - At times appearing utterly unstoppable, the Burbank High football team paved its way to the program's first postseason victory since 2009 on the back of a high-flying offense. The host Bulldogs totaled 630 yards of offense, 34 first downs and seven touchdown in stampeding visiting Mayfair, 49-14, in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division playoffs at Memorial Field on Friday evening. With the victory, Burbank, the city's lone playoff survivor, earned a date into the second round versus upstart Del Rio League third-place finisher Santa Fe at Pioneer High in Whittier on Nov. 22. The Chiefs (7-4)
March 14, 2014
SOFTBALL Burbank in High Desert Classic : The Bulldogs split two games Friday in tournament action at the Lancaster Sports Complex. In the first game, Burbank (3-3) lost to West Ranch, 5-2, but rebounded to defeat Silverado, 6-3. In the loss, Caitlyn Brooks had two triples. The junior pitcher also picked up the win in the second game, as well as belting a two-run home run. Lily Winn had a solo home run. Burroughs 5, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 0 : Cheyenne Steward (1-1) went the distance, pitching seven innings and getting her first win on the season Wednesday in the opening game of a nonleague doubleheader at Olive Park.
March 7, 2009
The Supreme Court ruled last week that a city in Utah did not have to display a monument from an obscure local religious group in a public park, even though the park contained a display featuring the Ten Commandments. The religious group, known as Summum, argued that if the city displayed a Christian message on public property, it had an obligation to give all other religions equal space. The court, however, ruled that the 1st Amendment does not cover the right to erect a park monument and that the government could not be expected to appease every group in a community in that regard.
November 18, 2006
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene : Free event at Pickwick to feature professional ice hockey athletes : Ice hockey enthusiasts and youth players will get a chance to meet and learn fundamentals from members of the Los Angeles Kings. Players, coaches and broadcasters from the organization will be at Pickwick Ice Arena (1001 Riverside Dr.) from 3-4 p.m. Sunday for the 2006 L.A. Kings Rink Tour. Pickwick will be one of eight facilities visited by separate groups of players and coaches in events that are free to the public.
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