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Nick Hernandez Looks to Lead MHS to CIF Championship
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Nick Hernandez Looks to Lead MHS to CIF Championship

By Nathan Foster Nick Hernandez had to wait three games last year before getting the chance to start as quarterback for Monrovia High School’s varsity football team, but once he started he never looked back. Hernandez took the team from a 0-3 record to 5-6 at the end of the year, losing in the first…

Monrovia Wildcats Set Their Sights On Upcoming Season
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Monrovia Wildcats Set Their Sights On Upcoming Season

By Aaron Valdez In a sport that is arguably the epitome of the saying, “It’s easier said than done,” the Monrovia cross country team is in peak condition for their season this fall. Led by Head Coach Nolan Shaheed, the Wildcats have their work cut out for them but are more than ready for the…

Monrovia Volleyball Seeks Significant Playoff Run
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Monrovia Volleyball Seeks Significant Playoff Run

By Aaron Valdez The Monrovia girls’ volleyball team looks to take a bite out of their competition as they head into the new school year and season. As dominant as the Wildcats have been during the regular season, they have struggled to get over the hump in postseason play. Despite maintaining a winning record in…

Wildcats Run Riot In Second-Round Victory
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Wildcats Run Riot In Second-Round Victory

By Aaron Valdez The Wildcats of Monrovia baseball are one step closer to championship glory after a remarkable 11-0 victory over Sierra Vista in the second round of the Division 4 CIF Southern Section Playoffs on Tuesday. Coming off a narrow 3-2 win over Pacifica in the first round last Thursday, it seemed the Wildcats…

Revamped Swim Program Goes The Distance
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Revamped Swim Program Goes The Distance

By Aaron Valdez In what was supposed to be another season of uncertainty, the Monrovia swim team has instead found much success under the tutelage of new Head Coach Julie Burns. Going into this year, there were many questions surrounding the boys’ and girls’ team since it was without a coach and experiencing a plateau…

Monrovia Edges Temple City, 2-1
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Monrovia Edges Temple City, 2-1

  Story and Photos By Christian Romo With two aces starting the game, the Rams and the Wildcats delivered the quick, low-scoring game many expected. But after capitalizing with two fourth-inning runs, Monrovia held off their league rivals to stay in second place in the Rio Hondo league. Getting seven strong innings from pitcher Britney…

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener
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Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

By Christian Romo The favored Wildcats dominated midfield possession and outshot the Apaches 22-7, but missed opportunities and a late offside call kept the two rivals even. In the opening match of the season, the Monrovia Wildcats (0-0-1) and the Arcadia Apaches (0-0-1) drew 1-1 Tuesday afternoon in Arcadia. A goal off the head of…

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