The final year of the decade 2010-2019 was a bountiful one for area fans of LA City Section football. Three Valley prep teams won championships: Birmingham Community Charter High in the Open Division, Reseda High in Division 1, and Canoga Park High in Division II. All three teams ended title droughts of various lengths. Birmingham […]
The 2019 football season will go down as a bountiful year for Valley area teams in the Los Angeles City Section. Below are the All-City listings of the coaches and players of the San Fernando Valley recognized by the section’s Open, D-1, D-2 and D-3 divisions. OPEN DIVISION Coach of the Year: Jim Rose, Birmingham […]
The numb and glum expressions on the faces of the Sierra Canyon football players and coaches told you all you needed to know. For the second straight year the Trailblazers had to watch their opponent celebrate winning the last football game of the season. This time it was the 2019 State CIF Championship Division 1-AA […]
From the first practices under the broiling July sun to weathering deepening winter chill that is now December, dozens of Valley area football teams — both in 11-man and 8-man, City Section and Southern Section — have battled their best to reach the final week of the prep season. Two have made it. Reseda High, […]
Friday, Dec. 13 Division I-AA Central vs. Sierra Canyon, Cerritos College, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 Division 5-A Reseda at Milpitas (Northern California), 6 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 6 Division I-AA Sierra Canyon at La Mesa Helix, 7:30 p.m. Division 6-AA Canoga Park at South Torrance, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 Division 2-A Oxnard Pacifica at Birmingham, 6 p.m. Division 5-A Reseda vs. Esperanza, Yorba Linda High School, 6 p.m.
When Reseda High and El Camino Real Charter High took the field at El Camino College to play for the City Section Division 1 championship on Saturday, Nov. 30, the winner would complete the best showing by Valley-area teams in City postseason football in several years. Birmingham High and Canoga Park High had already won […]
Sierra Canyon High has no problem with being a football Goliath. Not in a coarse, bullying way, but rather a no-doubt-about-it fashion when it comes to playing and winning the game. So the almost ruthless efficiency the Trailblazers employed in pounding Chaminade High, 35-7, for the Southern Section Division 2 championship was something to be […]
It’s a Saturday morning, and a basketball game is about to commence inside the San Fernando Valley Boys & Girls Club, located in Pacoima. The surprising thing is not finding a bunch of boys and girls taking up space on the hardwood floor, but adults. And this is not some thrown together collection of “shirts […]
The City and Southern sections will crown their 11-man football champions this weekend. And the San Fernando Valley is guaranteed at least one titleholder in each of them. The City finals has the most area participants. On Friday, Nov. 29, Birmingham Charter High (7-4), the fourth seed, battles Banning High of Wilmington (6-4), the third […]