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By Rick Assad | November 11, 2006
BURROUGHS HIGH — Karissa Lagmay spent the bulk of Thursday night's CIF Southern Section Division IIA second-round girls' volleyball playoff match leading the Indians. With the junior middle blocker setting the tone, a host of other Indians also stepped up to make it a winning night for Burroughs. Lagmay smashed a team-high 15 kills and had some help in the form of junior middle blocker Tatiana Sao, who chimed in with nine kills, as the two were the driving force behind their team's 23-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-22, triumph at Burroughs.
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By Andrew Campa | May 12, 2012
RIO MESA — Challenged at times, pushed at others, the Burroughs High boys' volleyball team received the accustomed rude welcome any postseason visitor should expect Saturday evening. Taking the best punches of Pacific View League runner-up Rio Mesa, however, the Indians doled out a habitual answer in a 28-26, 25-19, 29-27 victory in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs. "We didn't play as well as we should of and had to fight harder than the guys expected," Burroughs Coach Joel Brinton said.
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By Andrew Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | October 6, 2011
BURBANK HIGH — With Pacific League leadership on the line, the visiting Burroughs High girls' volleyball team staked a claim for sole ownership of first place at the midway point of the season by defeating archrival Burbank, 25-19, 26-28, 27-25, 25-14, on Thursday afternoon. The victory keeps Burroughs atop the league standings with an 11-3 overall record and a 7-0 mark in league. Burroughs remains a game ahead of reigning league champ Arcadia (10-5, 7-1) and two games up on Burbank (9-3-1, 5-2)
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September 10, 2013
CROSS-COUNTRY Burroughs in Branco Invitational : The Indians boys' team had a fine showing in the event Saturday at Cal Poly Pomona, as the varsity squad raced to a first-place finish with 93 points. The Indians were paced by Shane Thompson, who placed first in 14 minutes, 56 seconds. He was followed by Ricky Mendez (third; 15:05), Garrett Boulais (fourth; 15:06), Elias Hoxsie (sixth; 15:26), Everth Vargas (seventh; 15:33) and Jack Howe (eighth; 15:35). The Burroughs girls placed 13th with 122 points.
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September 24, 2013
GIRLS' GOLF Burbank 234, Canyon Country Canyon 236 : Irene Maemura shot an even-par 31 Monday to pace the Bulldogs to a nonleague win at El Cariso Golf Course. Burbank also received a 46 from Caitlin McGrath, a 47 from Kaitlin Brooks, a 50 from Alexis Poche and a 60 from Caitlyn Brooks. GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL Milken Community d. Providence, 25-20, 25-23, 25-15 : The Pioneers fell in the nonleague contest Tuesday on the road. Junior outside hitter Lorena Ubillus led the Pioneers (3-2)
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By Jeff Tully | June 2, 2010
BURBANK — The Burroughs High boys' volleyball team was the surprise of the Pacific League this past season. The Indians rebounded from a fourth-place finish in 2009 to become one of the top two squads in the league. Along with two wins against Crescenta Valley for the first time, Burroughs also defeated powerhouse Claremont and earned a share of the league crown. It was the first league championship for a program that has been in existence for just four years — all under Coach Joel Brinton.
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By Jeff Tully | February 27, 2008
BURBANK — In recent years, Providence and Bellarmine- Jefferson highs have established themselves as winning and successful boys’ volleyball programs. Last season, the Guards made a historic run in the CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs, advancing to the quarterfinals. Two years ago, the Pioneers put together a fine campaign, losing in the Division V semifinals. Burroughs and Burbank might look to the Providence and Bell-Jeff programs as inspiration.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | December 13, 2012
The reward for a season of hard work for the Burbank High girls' volleyball team culminated with it capturing a share of the Pacific League championship. The title was the first for the program in 37 years. Shortly thereafter, the Bulldogs were rewarded for their fine season when the All-Pacific League list was released. Burbank landed six players on the all-league ledger, including a co-player-of-the-year honor for senior setter Tyler Brooks. Making the first team for Burbank was senior opposite/middle Stephanie Eskander, senior opposite Katie Hooper and junior outside hitter/middle Sharon Youn.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | February 28, 2013
For the past three years, Burroughs High has been the premier boys' volleyball program in the city. The Indians have won or shared the last three Pacific League championships. In addition, the team advanced to the CIF Southern Section Division III semifinals in 2012 and the championship contest in 2011. With a solid group of returners this season, don't look for the Indians to shoot for anything less than league and CIF crowns. “The older guys who have been around are definitely into keeping the tradition going,” Burroughs Coach Joel Brinton said.
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By Jeff Tully | November 21, 2009
Listening to Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls’ volleyball Coach Miguel Segura talk, one might be convinced that he actually thought the Guards had the talent to reach a CIF Southern Section championship match this season. But with just three returning players from last season on a team that started just two seniors, and the fact that Bell-Jeff had never advanced past the quarterfinals, the odds on that actually happening were overwhelming. Many around the Bell-Jeff program likely felt like sophomore opposite hitter Breanna Pedron about the team’s chances of getting to the championship contest.
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