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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Road Win Keeps Monrovia Volleyball Within Striking Distance
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Road Win Keeps Monrovia Volleyball Within Striking Distance

By Aaron Valdez On the surface, it seemed Monrovia’s quick sweep of Temple City didn’t hold much significance. To the Wildcats, however, the victory could possibly serve as the turning point in their turbulent season as they fight to remain above .500. In recent weeks, Monrovia has fallen behind in the Rio Hondo League title…

Monrovia Accepting Registration for Co-Ed Youth Sports
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Monrovia Accepting Registration for Co-Ed Youth Sports

By Staff Registration is now open for the new co-ed Youth Sports Program. All fourth and fifth grade boys and girls have the opportunity to join the basketball team or cheerleading squad for the fall season. The reimagined Youth Sports Program provides city-wide sports programming instead of a school-site specific program. The fresh concept allows…

Monrovia Water Polo Can’t Hold On Against Polytechnic
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Monrovia Water Polo Can’t Hold On Against Polytechnic

By Aaron Valdez While Monday’s preseason game between Monrovia and Polytechnic didn’t hold many league or playoff implications, the intense atmosphere made every spectator think otherwise. The Wildcats held a 6-3 at the end of the third quarter but a shift in momentum helped the Panthers climb all the way back to take the game…

Monrovia Wildcats Relish First Win Of Season
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Monrovia Wildcats Relish First Win Of Season

By Aaron Valdez Behind a big second-half effort, Monrovia football finally managed to get in the win column after defeating Valley Christian 47-20 on Friday. “It feels good, it was a few games coming,” said new Head Coach Chris Williams. “Last couple of weeks our boys were right there. They were battling and it was…

Monrovia Wildcats Squeeze Past Arcadia In Double-OT Thriller
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Monrovia Wildcats Squeeze Past Arcadia In Double-OT Thriller

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia boys’ water polo team made its biggest statement in the young season as the Wildcats clawed their way to a 14-13 double-overtime victory over Arcadia on Tuesday. Heading into the fourth quarter, the game was all but done and dusted with the Apaches having a sizable 12-7 lead over the…

Monrovia Football Struggles To Find Its Footing
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Monrovia Football Struggles To Find Its Footing

By Aaron Valdez It was grueling and hard-fought contest to say the least, but Monrovia football came up short by a last-minute field goal during its 23-21 loss to Alta Loma last Friday. The Wildcats were coming off a listless 45-12 defeat at the hands of Burbank in the opening game of the season but…

Monrovia Blitzes Burbank En Route To Third Straight Victory
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Monrovia Blitzes Burbank En Route To Third Straight Victory

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia girls’ volleyball team is off to its best start in years as it opens the season 3-0 after defeating Burbank in straight sets on Tuesday. “It’s really important to start off the season strong, especially against tough competition,” said Monrovia Head Coach Ashlee Sinic. “We want to make a statement…

The Rise of China’s Basketball Assisted by SGV Coaches
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The Rise of China’s Basketball Assisted by SGV Coaches

Yao Ming’s New NYBO China Youth Basketball Development Program Yao Ming and his closest basketball associate, Mr. Lu Hao, are on the move to continue improving China’s status in the world of competitive basketball. Ming has already brought China’s interest and recognition in basketball to an unbelievable level through his dominance in China’s Olympic participations…

Wildcats Catch Serious Case Of Football Fever
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Wildcats Catch Serious Case Of Football Fever

By Aaron Valdez The time has finally arrived for the Monrovia Wildcats, as the football team’s first game of the 2018 season is just around the corner. It’s been a long and busy summer for Monrovia after somewhat underachieving last season, easily taking the Rio Hondo League title but falling to Yorba Linda in the…

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