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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 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…

Monrovia Wrestling Delivers Tantalizing Weekend Outings
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Monrovia Wrestling Delivers Tantalizing Weekend Outings

By Aaron Valdez The future is looking very bright for Monrovia wrestling as both the boys’ and girls’ sides put up notable efforts in the West Covina and Edison High Beach Bash Tournaments over the weekend. Continuing to build off last season’s success, the Wildcats have already turned some heads shortly after embarking on their…

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…

MHS Library Rededicated as the Frank Jansson Library
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MHS Library Rededicated as the Frank Jansson Library

By Susan Motander Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education rededicated the library at the high school as the Frank Jansson Library, naming it for a dedicated and beloved former teacher at an event last Friday. Many of those in attendance were former students some of whom had come from as far away as New York…

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…

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