October 5, 2002
GIRLS' TENNIS Valencia 11, Burbank 7: The two-time defending Foothill League champion Bulldogs had a tough time, losing the match Thursday at Valencia. Burbank (1-1 in league) received a fine effort from No. 1 singles Lucy Youckovets, who went, 6-3, 6-1, 6-0. GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL Burbank d. Hoover, 15-6, 15-5, 15-0: The host Bulldogs ran their record to 6-0 Tuesday with a nonleague victory. Gina Bushley had 12 aces, Kristin Talemantes had six digs and Jennifer Anderson had four kills, four aces and three blocks for Burbank.
February 9, 2002
Jim Riggio BURROUGHS HIGH -- Third place in the Foothill League and a guaranteed spot in the CIF Southern Section playoffs was at stake, and everyone on the Burroughs High girls' basketball played as if it was their last game. The Indians came out firing and completely dominated a talented Valencia squad on Thursday, winning, 83-53, in the Burroughs gym. "That was one [of our best games]," Burroughs Coach Doug Nicol said. "We were playing a quality team that had beaten some quality opponents, and I'm really proud of the kids."
November 9, 2002
Sang Lee Playing in the tough Foothill League, the Burbank High football team realized it would probably have to take its share of lumps this season. Thursday, in a game at Canyon High, the Bulldogs' tried to derail a talented Valencia team, only to stay winless in league with a 49-20 loss to the host Vikings. Burbank (2-7, 0-4 in league) fell behind early and never got close to the lead, as Valencia carried a 28-0 lead into halftime. But the Bulldogs did have some highlights, capped by another fine night for senior captain John Dincher.
January 31, 2004
BOYS' BASKETBALL Burbank 50, Valencia 46: Burbank improved to 4-17 and 1-5 in the Foothill League with Friday night's upset at home. Junior Serob Oganesyan led the way with 15 points. Encino Holy Martyrs 62, Providence 47: A 21-point second quarter by Holy Martyrs was too much for the Pioneers (10-6, 6-2 in league) to overcome in Monday's Liberty League road loss. BOYS' SOCCER Burroughs 2, Valencia 1: Chris Pennington scored in the last minute off an assist from Chris Leiva to lift Burroughs to a big Foothill League road victory Friday.
October 17, 2007
Area comedy club lovers may have a new haunt close to home. Comedian Randy Lubas, who has appeared at The Ice House in Pasadena and The Improv in Los Angeles, premiered his show, J.R.’s Comedy Club, on Saturday night at The Mix nightclub in Montrose. Having great success with the show at the Marie Callender’s in Valencia for the past nine years, Lubas opened another venue in Simi Valley this year and is now trying Montrose. About 30 people, many who are regulars at the Valencia venue, checked it out and said they like the shows because they don’t have to make the long trek out of town.
May 13, 2009
BURBANK HIGH — Normally, drawing a league champion for the first round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs can be frustrating. However, for Burbank High boys’ tennis Coach Loi Phan, he is not unhappy after drawing Valencia for his squad’s Division II opener. “I think it’s a good draw for us,” said Phan, whose Bulldogs will take on the host Foothill League champions at 3 p.m. Thursday. “This is a match that we have a good chance of winning.
October 31, 2001
Jeff Tully Burroughs vs. Valencia; Burbank vs. Saugus Burroughs vs. Valencia WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Canyon High. RECORDS: The Indians are 4-3, 1-2 in league; the Vikings are 6-2, 2-1. LAST WEEK: Burroughs lost to Hart 49-6; Valencia defeated Burbank, 49-24. OUTLOOK: Burroughs realize that it must defeat the Vikings -- and Burbank High in the final Foothill League game next week -- if if hopes to secure a CIF Southern Section playoff berth.
October 23, 2002
BURROUGHS VS. VALENCIA WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday. WHERE: Canyon High. RECORDS: The Indians are 4-2, 1-0 in the league; the Vikings are 3-3, 0-1. LAST WEEK: Burroughs defeated Saugus, 28-8; Valencia lost to Canyon, 20-14. OUTLOOK: With a victory in its Foothill League opener last week, Burroughs served notice it will have to be reckoned with in the battle for CIF Southern Section Division II playoff spots. Complementing a fine offensive effort, the Indian defense came through last week, allowing just one touchdown in the fourth quarter.
February 4, 2006
TullyGIRLS' WATER POLO Burroughs 12, Alhambra 4: The Indians received a fine effort from senior Liz Seward Wednesday in recording an Almont League win at home. Seward scored six goals and teammate Bailey Porter had three, Karissa Peltier had two and Casey Pillar had one. In goal, Carly Delaplane made 10 saves. BOYS' BASKETBALL Hart 69, Burroughs 68: Burroughs (18-5, 4-3 in league) dropped to third place in the Foothill League with a home loss Tuesday. Valencia 70, Burbank 55: The Bulldogs (8-15, 2-5)