Sports / February 19, 2019 Monrovia Wrestlers Make Record-Setting Strides at Regionals, Finals

By Aaron Valdez In the midst of a program emergence, Monrovia wrestling continued to build on one of its most successful eras in history as a few of their wrestlers placed very high in this month’s CIF Regionals and Finals. As the end of January, the Wildcats posted a worthy performance at Rio Hondo League...

Sports / February 12, 2019 Wilson Cuts Monrovia’s Playoff Run Short

By Aaron Valdez The claws were out in this clash of the Wildcats, but it was ultimately Wilson (Hacienda Heights) that emerged victorious over Monrovia 2-0 in the second round of the boys’ soccer CIF Division 6 playoffs on Saturday. Monrovia had put together a nice little run in this season’s playoffs before running out...

Sports / February 6, 2019 Monrovia Impresses at League Finals as CIF Approaches

By Aaron Valdez With the grueling regular season out of the way, the Monrovia wrestling team has proved its worth as the team shifts its focus to CIF action in the coming weeks. The Wildcats are coming off an impressive showing at the Rio Hondo League finals on Jan. 30. On the boys’ side, every...

Sports / January 30, 2019 Johnson’s brace lifts Monrovia past Temple City

By Aaron Valdez Monrovia boys’ managed to overtake Temple City for second place in the Rio Hondo League as David Johnson and the Wildcats came back to defeat the Rams 2-1 on Tuesday. Despite having a respectable record under their belts, the Wildcats have their work cut out for them in this final week of...

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Arcadia “host town” for the Special Olympics World Games 2015

Arcadia selected as an LA 2015 Host Town, providing culture, training and accommodations to international athletes in July 2015 The City of Arcadia and The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program from July 21 – 24, 2015….

NASCAR at California Speedway a ‘knockout’
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NASCAR at California Speedway a ‘knockout’

Jeff Gordon gets ‘speeding violation’ Fontana comes alive with another busy NASCAR weekend at the California Speedway. This was the 5th race of the season and the first time for California race fans to witness the new “knockout” qualifying rules. Matt Kenseth #20 won the Pole Friday and finished fourth on Sunday giving him a…

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Monrovia slams San Dimas High, 26-13

By SHEL SEGAL He completed just two passes, but, hey, they were both for touchdowns. With freshman quarterback Miles Bryant leading the charge, the Monrovia High football team had a strong second half and held on to beat visiting San Dimas High, 26-13, on Friday night in a nonleague game. Bryant was completed just two…

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FOOTBALL SCORES

Monrovia 26, San Dimas 13 Azusa 8, Arcadia 7 Muir 70, Tujunga 6 Eagle Rock 29, Temple City 8 Sierra Vista 47, Mark Keppel 0 Wilson 24, Alhambra 13 San Gabriel 13, Beverly Hills 6 Mar Vista 34, Gabrielino 21 Gladstone 28, El Monte 14 Rosemead 77, Warren 21 Arroyo 40, Rowland 14 La Salle…

Tennis league play begins Thursday at Temple City
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Tennis league play begins Thursday at Temple City

Mother Nature continues to play havoc with girls tennis as the JV match vs. Burroughs was canceled yesterday due to poor air quality. The varsity was able to play at Burroughs an lost a competitive match 4-14. #1 Victoria Rose continued to play well winning twice 6-2, 6-1. The other wins came from doubles as…

Live horse racing returns Friday at Santa Anita
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Live horse racing returns Friday at Santa Anita

24 Day Autumn Meet Highlighted by Breeders’ Cup Santa Anita Park and the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) have announced they will jointly offer fans a $50,000 Pick Six Bonus on all non-carryover Sundays, throughout Santa Anita upcoming Autumn Meet, which opens Friday, Sept. 27. In addition to the Pick Six Bonus, Santa Anita will…

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FOOTBALL SCORES

Monrovia 49, Arcadia 7 Temple City 38, Alhambra 7 Gabrielino 49, Mark Keppel 13 Covina 55, San Gabriel 7 El Monte 28, Bassett 14 Rosemead 41, South 33 Arroyo 41, La Puente Bishop Diego 43, La Salle 16 Cathedral 44, Pasadena 9 Hawthorne 69, Blair 0 Fillmore 55, Don Bosco 0 (Shel Segal can be…

Monrovia High stomp on Arcadia High, 49-7
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Monrovia High stomp on Arcadia High, 49-7

By SHEL SEGAL Wildcats running back Kurt Scoby rushed for 286 yards and five touchdowns on just 12 carries as visiting Monrovia High stomped on Arcadia High, 49-7, on Friday night in a nonleague game. Scoby scored on runs of 94, 50, 45, 21 and 20 yards as the Apaches defense had no idea how…

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Tennis Anyone?

Sarah Duran, playing her first match ever, prevented a shut out of the Lady Cats JV tennis team by Burbank. Playing #3 singles she won 6-4. The Cats were close in other matches with Claudia Millan losing 4-6 and 5-7. Bonnie Zucco and Erika Paulan lost a 5-7 toughie and Amy Leonard and Diana Sirena…

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