Sports / June 18, 2019 Nick Hernandez Looks to Lead MHS to CIF Championship

By Nathan Foster Nick Hernandez had to wait three games last year before getting the chance to start as quarterback for Monrovia High School’s varsity football team, but once he started he never looked back. Hernandez took the team from a 0-3 record to 5-6 at the end of the year, losing in the first...

Sports / June 6, 2019 Monrovia Spring Sports Recap

By Nathan Foster Monrovia High School launched a boys’ volleyball program for the 2019 spring season. However, the squad, along with several other spring sports teams, struggled this year. The boys’ volleyball team ended their inaugural season with a 7-27-1 record. While the team failed to make the playoffs, they had several bright spots in...

Sports / April 18, 2019 Monrovia High Sports Scores: April 10 – April 18

Monrovia High School Varsity Baseball Date Opponent Scores April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena High School 6-2 W April 13 MHS vs. Knight 12-2 W April 13 MHS vs. Knigt 9-2 W April 16 MHS vs. Temple City High School 6-2 W Upcoming Games: April 19 MHS vs. La Canada High School Varsity Softball Date...

Sports / April 10, 2019 Monrovia High Sports Scores: April 4 – April 9

Varsity Baseball Upcoming Games: April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena Varsity Softball Upcoming Games: April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena Varsity Boys Tennis Upcoming Games: April 12 MHS vs. South Pasadena Varsity Boys Volleyball Date Opponent Scores April 9 MHS vs. Hoover HS 0-3 L   Upcoming Games: April 11 MHS vs. La Canada HS

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Aaron Valdez Bids Farewell to Readers
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Aaron Valdez Bids Farewell to Readers

To our valued readers and members of the Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena communities, As my stint with Beacon Media News crosses the one-year mark, it’s good to look back on not only how my skills as a journalist have grown, but on how deep of a relationship I’ve forged with the community as well. And…

Knowing These Trends Can Help You Identify March Madness Upsets
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Knowing These Trends Can Help You Identify March Madness Upsets

When March Madness begins, millions of people are formulating the perfect bracket of the2019 NCAA tournament. Last year, UMBC shocked the nation with their 74-54 win over Virginia, becoming the first No. 16 seed in the history of NCAA basketball. This has people wondering, who will be the Cinderella story of this season? How do…

Wilson Cuts Monrovia’s Playoff Run Short
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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…

Monrovia Impresses at League Finals as CIF Approaches
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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…

Johnson’s brace lifts Monrovia past Temple City
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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…

Monrovia Splits Pair of League-Opening Matches
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Monrovia Splits Pair of League-Opening Matches

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia girls’ soccer team has experienced some turbulence this season but can still manage to make a serious run at the Rio Hondo League crown. After opening the season 4-0-1, Wildcats seemed very poised to not only compete for the league title, but also qualify for CIF and make a deep…

Monrovia Overcomes Sluggish Start to Trounce San Marino
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Monrovia Overcomes Sluggish Start to Trounce San Marino

By Aaron Valdez In a highly competitive Rio Hondo League, the Monrovia boys’ soccer team can’t afford to slip up not even one game. Fortunately for the Wildcats, they were able to get the job done on Tuesday after an erratic first half in their 3-0 road win over San Marino. In a season full…

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