Tag: Monrovia High school

Hernandez Leads Monrovia to Shutout Over South Pasadena
Sports

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…

Monrovia High School Celebrates 125 years
Education

Monrovia High School Celebrates 125 years

By Susan Motander With the clanging of an old-fashioned brass school bell, the Monrovia Board of Education convened last week in a celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the school.  As he rang the bell Board Vice President Ed Gilliland said, “And that’s the way they started school at Monrovia High 125 years ago.”…

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 High Turns 125
Education

Monrovia High Turns 125

The Monrovia High School (MHS) community will celebrate 125 years of providing quality academic programs for its students on Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. inside the Monrovia Unified Board Room on 325 E. Huntington Drive. The Wildcats’ band will perform and Principal Kirk McGinnis along with former MHS principals will be present to celebrate. State…

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…

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