Sports / September 18, 2018 Monrovia Water Polo Can’t Hold On Against Polytechnic

By Aaron Valdez While Monday’s preseason game between Monrovia and Polytechnic didn’t hold many league or playoff implications, the intense atmosphere made every spectator think otherwise. The Wildcats held a 6-3 at the end of the third quarter but a shift in momentum helped the Panthers climb all the way back to take the game...

Sports / September 11, 2018 Monrovia Wildcats Relish First Win Of Season

By Aaron Valdez Behind a big second-half effort, Monrovia football finally managed to get in the win column after defeating Valley Christian 47-20 on Friday. “It feels good, it was a few games coming,” said new Head Coach Chris Williams. “Last couple of weeks our boys were right there. They were battling and it was...

Sports / September 4, 2018 Monrovia Wildcats Squeeze Past Arcadia In Double-OT Thriller

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia boys’ water polo team made its biggest statement in the young season as the Wildcats clawed their way to a 14-13 double-overtime victory over Arcadia on Tuesday. Heading into the fourth quarter, the game was all but done and dusted with the Apaches having a sizable 12-7 lead over the...

Sports / August 29, 2018 Monrovia Football Struggles To Find Its Footing

By Aaron Valdez It was grueling and hard-fought contest to say the least, but Monrovia football came up short by a last-minute field goal during its 23-21 loss to Alta Loma last Friday. The Wildcats were coming off a listless 45-12 defeat at the hands of Burbank in the opening game of the season but...

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Monrovia Water Polo Can’t Hold On Against Polytechnic
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Monrovia Water Polo Can’t Hold On Against Polytechnic

By Aaron Valdez While Monday’s preseason game between Monrovia and Polytechnic didn’t hold many league or playoff implications, the intense atmosphere made every spectator think otherwise. The Wildcats held a 6-3 at the end of the third quarter but a shift in momentum helped the Panthers climb all the way back to take the game…

Monrovia Wildcats Relish First Win Of Season
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Monrovia Wildcats Relish First Win Of Season

By Aaron Valdez Behind a big second-half effort, Monrovia football finally managed to get in the win column after defeating Valley Christian 47-20 on Friday. “It feels good, it was a few games coming,” said new Head Coach Chris Williams. “Last couple of weeks our boys were right there. They were battling and it was…

Monrovia Wildcats Squeeze Past Arcadia In Double-OT Thriller
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Monrovia Wildcats Squeeze Past Arcadia In Double-OT Thriller

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia boys’ water polo team made its biggest statement in the young season as the Wildcats clawed their way to a 14-13 double-overtime victory over Arcadia on Tuesday. Heading into the fourth quarter, the game was all but done and dusted with the Apaches having a sizable 12-7 lead over the…

Monrovia Football Struggles To Find Its Footing
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Monrovia Football Struggles To Find Its Footing

By Aaron Valdez It was grueling and hard-fought contest to say the least, but Monrovia football came up short by a last-minute field goal during its 23-21 loss to Alta Loma last Friday. The Wildcats were coming off a listless 45-12 defeat at the hands of Burbank in the opening game of the season but…

Monrovia Blitzes Burbank En Route To Third Straight Victory
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Monrovia Blitzes Burbank En Route To Third Straight Victory

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia girls’ volleyball team is off to its best start in years as it opens the season 3-0 after defeating Burbank in straight sets on Tuesday. “It’s really important to start off the season strong, especially against tough competition,” said Monrovia Head Coach Ashlee Sinic. “We want to make a statement…

The Rise of China’s Basketball Assisted by SGV Coaches
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The Rise of China’s Basketball Assisted by SGV Coaches

Yao Ming’s New NYBO China Youth Basketball Development Program Yao Ming and his closest basketball associate, Mr. Lu Hao, are on the move to continue improving China’s status in the world of competitive basketball. Ming has already brought China’s interest and recognition in basketball to an unbelievable level through his dominance in China’s Olympic participations…

Wildcats Catch Serious Case Of Football Fever
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Wildcats Catch Serious Case Of Football Fever

By Aaron Valdez The time has finally arrived for the Monrovia Wildcats, as the football team’s first game of the 2018 season is just around the corner. It’s been a long and busy summer for Monrovia after somewhat underachieving last season, easily taking the Rio Hondo League title but falling to Yorba Linda in the…

Monrovia Cheer Gets Into Formation For New Season
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Monrovia Cheer Gets Into Formation For New Season

By Aaron Valdez On the surface, the sport of cheerleading can seem pretty straightforward as the cheerleaders perform routines to pump up the crowd and motivate their teams from the sidelines. However, once you take a look behind the scenes, you’ll quickly notice that cheerleading is as grueling as any other sport and Monrovia’s newly…

Monrovia Wildcats Set Their Sights On Upcoming Season
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Monrovia Wildcats Set Their Sights On Upcoming Season

By Aaron Valdez In a sport that is arguably the epitome of the saying, “It’s easier said than done,” the Monrovia cross country team is in peak condition for their season this fall. Led by Head Coach Nolan Shaheed, the Wildcats have their work cut out for them but are more than ready for the…

Monrovia Water Polo Aims Higher Than Ever Before
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Monrovia Water Polo Aims Higher Than Ever Before

By Aaron Valdez While there is popular belief that cats don’t like water, the Wildcats of Monrovia boys’ water polo prepare for one of the most promising seasons in recent years. Under the tutelage of Kris Williams, who’s entering his second year as head coach after coaching junior varsity for three years, Monrovia looks to…

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