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CIF Soccer Playoff Preview

CIF Soccer Playoff Preview

By Christian Romo Boys Preview: All games begin on Friday at 3 p.m. La Salle Lancers (11-11-1, 1st in Camino Real) Division 6, First Round: at La Cañada Winning nine…

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

Thrills and Spills at Pomona NHRA Winternationals

  Photos and Story By Ed Folven The sounds of revving engines and thunderous burnouts echoed through the valley at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals from Feb. 9 – 12…

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

Table Tennis Demonstration Energizes Morning Assembly

  May S. Ruiz Morning assembly at Clairbourn School, a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade independent school in San Gabriel, was more animated than usual this Tuesday morning when students and…

Late Goal Saves Wildcats Against La Cañada, Ties 2-2

Late Goal Saves Wildcats Against La Cañada, Ties 2-2

By Christian Romo Down 2-1 late in the second half, the Wildcats were heading towards their first home loss of the season. But a late goal relieved the pressure, salvaging…

Santa Anita Race Track Opens

Santa Anita Race Track Opens

  Santa Anita Park has announced that the prestigious Grade I, $300,000 American Oaks, which was most recently run in May 2015, will now be run on Dec. 31. Santa…

Monrovia Tops PHS 3-0 in Battle of SGV’s Best

Monrovia Tops PHS 3-0 in Battle of SGV’s Best

  By Christian Romo Two defending San Gabriel Valley league champions met for their annual matchup, and for the second time in three years, the Wildcats came out on top.…

Retired Champion Jockey Garrett Gomez Found Dead in Tucson, AZ

Retired Champion Jockey Garrett Gomez Found Dead in Tucson, AZ

  A dynamic force in the saddle, retired jockey Garrett Gomez, a two-time Eclipse Champion, was found dead Wednesday in Tucson, Az. at the age of 44. According to several media reports,…

Wildcats Defeat Gabrielino 2-0 in an Interesting Fashion

Wildcats Defeat Gabrielino 2-0 in an Interesting Fashion

Story and photos by Jacob Bigley Monrovia Wildcats had numerous opportunities to capitalize on prime field position and beautiful crosses. In the 64th minute, the Wildcats finally found the back…

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

By Christian Romo The favored Wildcats dominated midfield possession and outshot the Apaches 22-7, but missed opportunities and a late offside call kept the two rivals even. In the opening…

Monrovia Falls to St. Paul 54-42 in First Round of CIF: Arcadia, La Salle and Polytechnic High Advance

Monrovia Falls to St. Paul 54-42 in First Round of CIF: Arcadia, La Salle and Polytechnic High Advance

By Christian Romo Photos by Jacob Bigley When senior Elijah Hall went down, so did the Wildcat’s chances. After scoring twice in the second quarter, including a 49-yard touchdown reception…

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