Sports / December 5, 2018 Monrovia Keeps Head Above Water in Favorable but Familiar Season Start

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia girls’ water polo team has been here before, but this time, it’s seeking to sustain their early season success all the way through league play and beyond. Just like with most things in life, it’s not always how you start but more of how you finish. In this case, Monrovia...

Sports / November 28, 2018 Monrovia Bags Eight Goals in Dominant Win Over Duarte

By Aaron Valdez As high as some falcons have been known to fly, it’s the Wildcats that are flying even higher as the Monrovia girls’ soccer team improves to 3-0 with its latest 8-0 dismantling of Duarte on Tuesday. While it is still early in the season, Monrovia is already looking much more polished than...

Sports / November 20, 2018 Monrovia Soccer on Different Tracks to Open 2018 Campaign

By Aaron Valdez Monrovia boys’ and girls’ soccer are on opposite ends of the spectrum to open the season as the girls are off to a 2-0 start while the boys have stumbled out of the gate and are 0-2. The boys kicked off their season on Nov. 13 with a game against Duarte that...

Sports / November 14, 2018 Monrovia Wildcats Nearing Finish Line with Finals Meet on the Horizon

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia cross country team’s season has almost come to an end as two of its total 23 runners will individually compete at the 2018 CIF-SS Ford Cross Country Championship Finals on Saturday. It’s been a long but fruitful season for the Wildcats who donned the smallest roster in the Rio Hondo...

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Road Win Keeps Monrovia Volleyball Within Striking Distance
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Road Win Keeps Monrovia Volleyball Within Striking Distance

By Aaron Valdez On the surface, it seemed Monrovia’s quick sweep of Temple City didn’t hold much significance. To the Wildcats, however, the victory could possibly serve as the turning point in their turbulent season as they fight to remain above .500. In recent weeks, Monrovia has fallen behind in the Rio Hondo League title…

Monrovia Accepting Registration for Co-Ed Youth Sports
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Monrovia Accepting Registration for Co-Ed Youth Sports

By Staff Registration is now open for the new co-ed Youth Sports Program. All fourth and fifth grade boys and girls have the opportunity to join the basketball team or cheerleading squad for the fall season. The reimagined Youth Sports Program provides city-wide sports programming instead of a school-site specific program. The fresh concept allows…

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…

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