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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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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Patriots sack Tebow

By Mickey McLean According to several media reports, Tim Tebow will not be on the New England Patriots’ regular-season roster when they take the field against the Bills in Buffalo next Sunday. ESPN first reported Tebow being cut, citing a league source who spoke on the condition of anonymity Saturday because the Patriots had not…

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Local FOOTBALL SCORES

Arcadia 38, Alhambra 6 Mark Keppel 22, Ganesha 18 Simi Valley 55, Temple City 2 Muir 18, Salesian 12 Hoover 65, Blair 0 Montclair 38, San Gabriel 6 Gabrielino 23, Contreras 0 Baldwin Park 47, El Monte 18 Los Altos 28, Arroyo 21 (Shel Segal can be reached at ssegal@beaconmedianews.com. Follow him via Twitter @sports_beacon.)

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