Tag: Monrovia Wildcats

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…

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 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…

Wild Comebacks Send Monrovia To Divisional Championship
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Wild Comebacks Send Monrovia To Divisional Championship

By Aaron Valdez There’s an ancient proverb that claims all cats have nine lives. And as crazy as that might seem, the events that unfolded during Monrovia’s CIF-SS quarterfinal and semifinal match-ups evidently built up a strong case. In the quarterfinal against Northview last Friday, the Wildcats found themselves in a 6-0 hole but rose…

Monrovia Suffers Setback In Loss To San Marino
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Monrovia Suffers Setback In Loss To San Marino

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia baseball team’s crusade of winning another Rio Hondo League title was put on hold as the Wildcats came out flat in a 4-0 home defeat to the San Marino Titans on Tuesday. It was a potential title-clinching game for the Wildcats as they were undefeated in nine games of league…

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