Sports / August 20, 2019 Monrovia Volleyball Struggles In First Competition Of Season

By Nathan Foster The Monrovia girls’ varsity volleyball team had a shaky start to the season, dropping their firsts two contests to La Salle and Torrance at the Lakewood Moulten Tournament on Saturday. The Wildcats squared off against La Salle first, dropping the match 0-3 (17-25, 19-25, 13-25). Seniors Amber Dowell and Amber Shaw led...

Sports / August 13, 2019 Monrovia Fall Sports Preview

By Nathan Foster School is back in session this week and with it Monrovia High School athletics will soon be in full swing. Here is a preview for the fall sports at Monrovia. Football Although the team didn’t have the best record, 5-6, last year, the Wildcats have high expectations for this season. The team...

Sports / July 16, 2019 Player Profile: MHS Running Back Tyree Miles

By Nathan Foster Tyree Miles is excited for the Monrovia High School football season to begin. It will be his first and last season as a Wildcat. Miles moved from Fontana earlier this year. He said the team has welcomed him in. “It’s been a very good transition,” Miles said. “I love my team. I...

Sports / July 2, 2019 Athlete Profile: MHS DB/WR Gaylen Wilson

By Nathan Foster Gaylen Wilson has been playing football for more than half his life. The Monrovia High School senior defensive back/wide receiver used his experience of playing since he was six to earn a spot of the varsity team during his sophomore year. Wilson became inspired to play at such an early age after...

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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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Thomas Scored 6 TDs in Bulldog win

By SHEL SEGAL Bulldog running back Joeseph Thomas scored six touchdowns as the Pasadena High football team defeated visiting Arcadia High, 42-20, on Friday night in a CIF Southern Section Pacific League game. The win is the Bulldogs’ second straight victory. They thrashed Hoover High, 47-0, on Oct. 3 to snap a three-game losing streak…

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Park, Reuss, Landreaux Added as Instructors for Dodgers Adult Baseball Camp at Historic Dodgertown

The lineup of Dodger stars serving as instructors for the 53rd Los Angeles Dodgers Adult Baseball Camp at Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach, Florida has expanded to include pitchers Chan Ho Park, Jerry Reuss and outfielder Ken Landreaux, it was announced today by Peter O’Malley, Historic Dodgertown chairman. Park, Reuss and Landreaux will join instructors…

Running Back Lawrence Spicer stepping up for Monrovia Football
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Running Back Lawrence Spicer stepping up for Monrovia Football

Story and Photo by SHEL SEGAL When the season started for the Monrovia High football team, junior running back Lawrence Spicer was not in the starting line-up for the Wildcats. But as necessity has dictated that Spicer be given the ball, the 16-year-old has responded well and hopes his number gets called more in the…

Monrovia Girls’ Volleyball turning the tide
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Monrovia Girls’ Volleyball turning the tide

Finding success on the Monrovia girls’ volleyball team this season have been (left to right) Caroline Mulvihill, Riley Carius, Leilia To’omalatai and Madison Mayoralgo.-Photo by Shel Segal By SHEL SEGAL Times have been tough during recent years as the Monrovia High girls’ volleyball team has been battling Rio Hondo League powerhouses, such as La Canada…

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