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Monrovia Overcomes Slow Start to Beat South Pasadena
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Monrovia Overcomes Slow Start to Beat South Pasadena

By Spencer Stueve After losing six games in a row, the Monrovia Wildcats broke the streak and beat Temple City last Wednesday 58-54.  Two days later, they were looking to build a winning streak when they took on the South Pasadena Tigers at home. Early on, things didn’t look great for the Wildcats.  South Pasadena…

Monrovia High School Baseball and Softball Season Preview
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Monrovia High School Baseball and Softball Season Preview

By Spencer Stueve The Monrovia Wildcats football team made a run to the playoffs after a slow start to the season. The boys basketball team and is in the middle of the season, and they hope to replicate what the football team did by crashing the playoff party after starting the season slow. It’s never…

Monrovia Boys Basketball Falls to South Pasadena
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Monrovia Boys Basketball Falls to South Pasadena

By Spencer Stueve The Monrovia Wildcats and South Pasadena Tigers met on the hardwood last Friday, and what a game it turned out to be.  Both teams came out firing, as Monrovia shot well throughout the 1st half, hitting three pointers and consistently making the extra pass to find the open man.  On defense, the…

The 2018 Rose Bowl Low-Down
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The 2018 Rose Bowl Low-Down

By Galen Patterson The 2018 Rose Bowl pits the second and third best teams in college football against each other in Pasadena. University of Oklahoma is ranked number two in this year’s seating, while the University of Georgia is ranked number three. However, the 2018 Rose Bowl Game represents more than just the semi-finals before…

Remembering Monrovia Great Hardiman Cureton
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Remembering Monrovia Great Hardiman Cureton

By Spencer Stueve Hardiman Cureton is a largely forgotten name, even at his old high school.  Cureton was born in Duarte, California, but he would make a name for himself in Monrovia. In the fall of 1951, the Monrovia Wildcats football fielded one of their greatest teams in school history, and their best player was…

Monrovia Girls Basketball Searching for Answers
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Monrovia Girls Basketball Searching for Answers

  By Spencer Stueve Every athletic season begins with hope, and for every team the meaning of hope differs.  The Monrovia girls basketball team is not strong, they are not likely to make a run to the playoffs, and they are not likely to fill the stands at many games. The Wildcats hope to improve…

Monrovia Basketball Begins Season in Sierra Vista Tournament
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Monrovia Basketball Begins Season in Sierra Vista Tournament

By Spencer Stueve The Monrovia Wildcats began their 2017-2018 boys basketball season with an impressive win last Tuesday against Adelanto High School.  The Adelanto Saints are coming off back to back Desert Sky League titles, but the Wildcats had no problem in the season opener.  MHS won 62-53 to open the Sierra Vista Tournament on…

Youth Volleyball in Duarte
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Youth Volleyball in Duarte

Non-profit offers boys and girls fun, safe, supervised environment for volleyball The United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) today announced that registration for the 2018 Spring program in Duarte, California is open. The instructional volleyball league will provide boys and girls ages 7-15 the opportunity to learn and play volleyball in a fun, safe, and…

Monrovia Basketball Season Preview
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Monrovia Basketball Season Preview

By Spencer Stueve Building a successful program in amateur school affiliated athletics is unlike anything in the professional ranks.  While NBA and NFL teams can count on keeping their best players on a continuing basis year after year, high school and college is a continuous cycle of players coming and going.  At the college level,…

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