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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | February 5, 2014
PASADENA - When the Burroughs High boys' basketball team played defending Pacific League champion Pasadena earlier in the season, it was the Indians who brought the intensity and came away with a five-point victory at home. In the second meeting between the teams Wednesday, the Indians realized they would have to again play with that same level of intensity if they hoped to earn a win on the Bulldogs' home floor. However, it was Pasadena that came out fired up for the rematch and in the end, it wasn't even close.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | February 5, 2014
PASADENA - It was one of the worst ways to start what was arguably its most important match of the season. In a first-place Pacific League battle with Pasadena on Wednesday, the Burroughs High boys' soccer team put itself in a precarious situation after one of its players drew a red card for a foul inside the goalbox in the first 15 seconds of the contest on the road. The Bulldogs were given a penalty kick, which they made good on. But what was more detrimental for Burroughs was that it was forced to play a man down.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | February 5, 2014
BURBANK - There's quite a battle at hand involving three girls' soccer teams for second place in the Pacific League. With undefeated Arcadia High on the verge of sewing up the league championship, its left Burbank, Crescenta Valley and Burroughs scrambling for second place with less than two weeks remaining in the regular season. Burbank and Crescenta Valley met for the second time this season Wednesday, with both looking for a windfall. Burbank received a goal from Clarissa Guerrero with about 13 minutes remaining to post a 2-1 home victory against Crescenta Valley.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | January 31, 2014
BURBANK - The shots for Burbank High's Yazzy Sa'Dullah were just not falling in the first half against Arcadia. With a depleted squad, if the Bulldogs girls' basketball team hoped to pick up an important Pacific League game against the Apaches on Friday, it looked as if they would have to do so without its leading scorer, who was held scoreless throughout the first quarter and five minutes into the second. But the junior hit two shots toward the end of the second quarter and got a hot hand in the third to spark a Burbank comeback.
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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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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | January 29, 2014
ARCADIA - Pulled hamstrings, a broken leg, a torn ACL, a sprained knee and injured shoulders are just some of the injuries the Burroughs High girls' soccer team has had to deal with in recent weeks. Things got even worse for the Indians on Tuesday when junior Danielle Tilton, the team's leading scorer, had to make a trip to the emergency room after injuring her knee against Hoover. Throw in a starter who was sidelined with an illness and Burroughs was undermanned and banged up when it faced off Wednesday against the first-place team from the Pacific League - Arcadia.
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By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | January 24, 2014
BURBANK - The Burroughs High girls' basketball team entered its Friday cross-town rivalry game with Burbank riding a seven-game winning streak. In addition, the team had also won its first six Pacific League contests of the campaign. Despite the recent success, Indians Coach Vicky Oganyan was uneasy prior to the contest. "It's the rivalry; you just never know," she said. The coach had reason to be apprehensive. The Bulldogs battled and, despite felling behind early after a horrendous first quarter in which they scored just two points, took the lead in the fourth quarter.
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By Emin Avakian, Special to the Burbank Leader | January 21, 2014
BURBANK - Before meeting their respective rivals for the first time this season, the Glendale and Burbank high girls' basketball teams met in a key Pacific League match-up on Tuesday. Going into the contest, the Nitros trailed the Bulldogs by one game for the coveted fourth-place spot in the standings, but after the game at Burbank High was settled, the Bulldogs created more separation while inching toward the top with a 54-38 victory. “We came out and did what we needed to do,” said Bulldogs Coach Bruce Breeden, whose team was paced by Yazzy Sa'Dullah's 22 points.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | January 21, 2014
GLENDALE - Thanks to a hounding press defense, the Burbank High boys' basketball team not only picked up a valuable and impressive victory over host Glendale High on Tuesday evening, but the Bulldogs might have also salvaged their postseason chances while taking some momentum into Friday's showdown with crosstown archrival Burroughs. Burbank forced 20 turnovers and took control of the Pacific League contest in the second quarter en route to 57-45 victory at Nitros gym. PHOTOS: Glendale vs. Burbank boys' basketball With the victory, the Bulldogs improved to 9-9 overall and 3-3 in league and will host Burroughs (13-5, 5-1)
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By Nathan Cambridge | January 17, 2014
ARCADIA - Four games into the Pacific girls' soccer season, Arcadia High and Burroughs were the only two teams remaining without a defeat in league play. Next on the schedule was a head-to-head meeting between those schools with first place on the line. Arcadia would come in with four wins, hosting Burroughs, close behind the Apaches with three wins and one tie. The game was to take place Friday afternoon at the Civic Center Athletic Field, where the Apaches edged the Indians 2-1 last season, but when it was slated to begin the field was empty and not a person was at the facility in front of the Arcadia City Hall.
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