Tag: Rio Hondo League

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 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…

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 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…

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