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...

Sports / January 23, 2019 Monrovia Comes out Flat in Loss to League-Leading La Cañada

By Aaron Valdez This season was a promising one for Monrovia boys’ basketball, but the team’s latest 77-38 loss to La Cañada signals a bitter end to its 2018-19 campaign. Outside of a few nice wins here and there, the Wildcats have had a rough year as they completely fell out of contention for the...

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Monrovia Bags Eight Goals in Dominant Win Over Duarte
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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…

Monrovia Crumbles in Season-Ending Loss to Palm Desert
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Monrovia Crumbles in Season-Ending Loss to Palm Desert

By Aaron Valdez Monrovia football looked to make big noise in this year’s Division IX CIF playoffs, but their efforts ultimately fell short as it lost 52-28 to Palm Desert in the first round on Friday. Already feeling deflated from last week’s defeat to San Marino – which lost them the Rio Hondo League title…

Monrovia Captures First Playoff Win in Over 14 Years
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Monrovia Captures First Playoff Win in Over 14 Years

By Aaron Valdez It’s certainly been a long time coming but the Monrovia boys’ water polo team ended a severe 14-year playoff drought, as it took down The Webb Schools 11-9 in the first round of CIF on Tuesday. “It feels great, but I’m always looking for the next game,” said Monrovia Head Coach Kris…

Hernandez Leads Monrovia to Shutout Over South Pasadena
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Hernandez Leads Monrovia to Shutout Over South Pasadena

By Aaron Valdez It’s been an up-and-down season for Monrovia football but its quality of play the last three weeks has the Wildcats feeling they have a real chance to go unbeaten in Rio Hondo League action. The squad’s latest outing against South Pasadena on Friday proved that Monrovia is a force to be reckoned…

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