Aaron Valdez

Pasadena Squads on Full Display at Rose City Classic Tournament
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Pasadena Squads on Full Display at Rose City Classic Tournament

By Aaron Valdez Four Pasadena-based schools, including Pasadena, Muir, La Salle and hosts Maranatha, hit the hardwood on Tuesday to tip off the 17th Annual Rose City Roundball Classic. The Southern California renowned tournament is a six-day expedition in which 16 teams duke it out for the title in a double-elimination bracket. Half of the…

Maranatha Slides Past Polytechnic to Kick Off Season
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Maranatha Slides Past Polytechnic to Kick Off Season

By Aaron Valdez Now that the weather is cooling down in sunny California, the winter season sports are getting underway as the Maranatha boys’ soccer team opened its campaign with a narrow 1-0 win over cross-town rival Polytechnic on Nov. 17. It definitely appeared to be the first game of the season for these two…

Pasadena Topples No. 2 Santa Paula in First-Round Upset
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Pasadena Topples No. 2 Santa Paula in First-Round Upset

By Aaron Valdez When the playoff brackets were released a couple weeks back, there was some controversy brewing in the Pacific League. Despite falling in their head-to-head match-up and having a worse record than cross-town rivals Muir, the Pasadena football team qualified for Division XI CIF while the Mustangs were left out in the cold….

PBS Foster Care Documentary to Feature Pasadena Athlete Jaloni West
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PBS Foster Care Documentary to Feature Pasadena Athlete Jaloni West

By Aaron Valdez In commemoration of National Adoption Awareness Month, PBS SoCal will screen “Finding Home: A Foster Youth Story,” a documentary following the trials and tribulations of Los Angeles’ foster care youth, including former Pasadena track star Jaloni West. As part of PBS SoCal’s three-year social impact initiative “To Foster Change,” executive producer Karen…

Polytechnic Panthers Can’t Stay Afloat in Season Finale
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Polytechnic Panthers Can’t Stay Afloat in Season Finale

By Aaron Valdez Despite going 14-9 overall, the Panthers of Polytechnic boys’ water polo couldn’t make a significant splash in the Prep League as their final game of the regular season on Tuesday came in a 8-5 loss to Brentwood. The defeat snapped Polytechnic’s four-game win streak and dropped its league record to 3-5. This…

Pasadena Volleyball Sweeps Muir in Season Finale
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Pasadena Volleyball Sweeps Muir in Season Finale

By Aaron Valdez This last game of the season between Pasadena and Muir might not have had many implications in the Pacific League standings, but a showdown between cross-town rivals is always one worth watching. It hasn’t been the best year for both the Pasadena and Muir girls volleyball teams as the Bulldogs finished fifth…

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