Sports / June 5, 2018 La Quinta Tames Wildcats In CIF Title Game

By Aaron Valdez Following a couple of games that saw them overcome significant deficits, the “Comeback Cats” of Monrovia Baseball ironically squandered a 4-0 lead during their 6-5 loss to La Quinta in the CIF Southern Section Division 4 Championship on Saturday. By the end of the third inning at the Riverside Sports Complex, the...

Sports / May 29, 2018 Wild Comebacks Send Monrovia To Divisional Championship

By Aaron Valdez There’s an ancient proverb that claims all cats have nine lives. And as crazy as that might seem, the events that unfolded during Monrovia’s CIF-SS quarterfinal and semifinal match-ups evidently built up a strong case. In the quarterfinal against Northview last Friday, the Wildcats found themselves in a 6-0 hole but rose...

Sports / May 23, 2018 Wildcats Run Riot In Second-Round Victory

By Aaron Valdez The Wildcats of Monrovia baseball are one step closer to championship glory after a remarkable 11-0 victory over Sierra Vista in the second round of the Division 4 CIF Southern Section Playoffs on Tuesday. Coming off a narrow 3-2 win over Pacifica in the first round last Thursday, it seemed the Wildcats...

Sports / May 15, 2018 Monrovia Makes Big Splash At League And CIF Meets

By Aaron Valdez To cap off its renaissance season under newly appointed Head Coach Julie Burns, the Monrovia swim program had a representative team qualify and compete in a CIF competition for the first time in over 12 years. Just last year, the future of Monrovia High School swimming was looking quite murky. However, once...

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Patrick Goebel Records 12 K’s in 5-0 Victory Over Salesian
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Patrick Goebel Records 12 K’s in 5-0 Victory Over Salesian

The Monrovia Wildcats defeated the Salesian Mustangs last Friday thanks to a beautiful pitching and hitting performance from their starting sophomore pitcher, Patrick Goebel (#24). Patrick pitched 6 1/3 innings, recording 12 strikeouts, 4 walks, 0 hits and concluding with a  0.00 ERA. In case you weren’t impressed with his pitching performance, one can turn to his…

Monrovia High Rallies to Defeat La Cañada in Penalties in CIF Semis
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Monrovia High Rallies to Defeat La Cañada in Penalties in CIF Semis

Article and Photo by Vincent Nguyen Ulises Avila coolly converted the game-winning penalty kick for Monrovia High, propelling the Wildcats to the CIF Southern Section Division Six Finals over the La Cañada Spartans, defeating the Spartans 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw Tuesday night. The Wildcats trailed early in the game but overcame their…

Legendary Liverpool Goalie Scores at Lucky Baldwin’s
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Legendary Liverpool Goalie Scores at Lucky Baldwin’s

Peggy Simonian and [in]famous soccer star Bruce Grobbelaar -Photo by Terry Miller By Terry Miller Former Liverpool football (i.e. soccer) legend and colorful character Bruce Grobbelaar visited Lucky Baldwin’s in East Pasadena Sunday night. Grobbelaar, 57, is the current goalkeeper coach for Ottawa Fury FC of the North American Soccer League. He made a personal…

NVISION Youth Basketball Tournament at Rosemead Park
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NVISION Youth Basketball Tournament at Rosemead Park

-Courtesy photo Woodcraft Rangers hold its NVISION regional basketball tournament On Saturday morning, October 11, over 150 NVISION youth descended upon Rosemead Park in the city of Rosemead from the Garvey School District and the East Whittier District for a regional basketball tournament. It became a day of competition for every child participating in the…

Monrovia Water Polo is all about teamwork
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Monrovia Water Polo is all about teamwork

-Courtesy photo By SHEL SEGAL Performing well in the pool for the Monrovia High boys’ water polo team the past three seasons has been Jacob Miravet. And as he’s been playing the two-meter this season, Miravet said it’s all about just getting better. “It’s been going well,” said Miravet, a junior. “The team has improved…

Monrovia slams San Marino in CIF opener
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Monrovia slams San Marino in CIF opener

-Photos by Anne Battle By SHEL SEGAL The Monrovia High football team overcame a 13-point second quarter deficit to win a thrilling slugfest against visiting San Marino High, 48-42, on Friday night in the CIF Southern Section Rio Hondo League opener. Trailing, 20-7, midway through the second quarter, the Wildcats went on a scoring binge,…

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