Sports

1959 CIF Champions Honored at SPHS Football Fundraiser

Event Remembers David Dickson

A South Pasadena High School CIF champion, a beloved husband and father, the late David Dickson will be remembered as an extraordinary individual who always... More »

South Pasadena Coasts to 15-3 Win Over Azusa in District Play

The 9-10 Softball District 18 Champions from South Pasadena Little League started their bid for the Section 3 title with a strong opening game against... More »

South Pasadena Climbs Back into Championship Contention

It was the speech from head coach Josh St. Vaughn that framed the amazing six game run for the South Pasadena 9-10 All-Star Little League... More »

South Pasadena Falls Short in Bid to Win Championship

The South Pasadena 10-11 year-old Little League baseball All-Star team put up a valiant effort last Thursday night, July 3 at Lambert Field in El... More »

South Pasadena Scores 16 Runs but Falls to Los Angeles

SPLL 7-8 Little League All Stars fell 17-16 to Los Angeles in six innings, ending their All-Stars play on Monday at Millham Field, despite racking... More »

South Pas Tops Los Angeles, Keeps Eye on All-Star Crown

South Pasadena topped Los Angeles 14-1 on July 5 in Junior baseball All-Star play to keep their hopes alive for a District 18 Little League... More »

Hopes for a District 18 Title Fall Short for South Pasadena

The South Pasadena All Stars Majors team’s hopes for the district title were dashed last week in what would be their final game, on July... More »

Memorable Season Comes to End for Tigers

There was not another improbable comeback in store for the South Pasadena High School volleyball team as the Tigers lost in straight sets against Corona... More »

South Pasadena High’s Volleyball Season Comes to End

South Pasadena High’s historic boys’ volleyball season came to and end Thursday night as the Tigers fell to Corona del Mar in the semifinals of... More »

South Pasadena High Rallies to Win First Round State Division II Regional Volleyball Match

And the beat goes on for South Pasadena High’s volleyball team, which came away with a huge 5-set victory Tuesday night over Clovis West in... More »

South Pasadena High’s Swim Team has Strong Showing in CIF

South Pasadena High’s girls and boys’ swim teams had strong showings in this year’s in CIF Division 1 competition in Riverside. The Tigers qualified 12... More »

Claire Kieffer-Wright Out of State Title Contention

South Pasadena’s track team chances for a strong CIF championship placement took a nosedive with the announcement of an injury to a key competitor. High... More »

Tigers Showcase Impressive Performance in League Finals

By Andrew Shults For most swimmers, the Rio Hondo League finals is the last swim meet of their high school season. The Tigers went out... More »

Tigers Continue Struggles, Fall Twice in Rio Hondo League Play

Closing in on the end of the season, South Pasadena High’s softball team dropped two league games last week, losing to  La Cañada and Monrovia.... More »

South Pasadena Rolls to 3-1 Win Over La Cañada in Key Match

The South Pasadena High School varsity boys’ volleyball team’s season went out with a bang in their 3-1 decision of the La Canada Spartans. The... More »

South Pas Falls to Monrovia in Rio Hondo League Action

South Pasadena High’s baseball team knew that anything less than a win would end any playoff aspirations going into the squad’s matchup against Monrovia last... More »

South Pasadena Runs Away with League Crown

South Pasadena High’s track team ended the season with a bang, hosting the Rio Hondo League championships over two days last week. Prelims were held... More »

SPHS Alumni Crowned Champions

South Pasadena High School alumni, Paul Messana (2013) and Bennett Kopperud (2012), were crowned individual champions at the 2014 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC)... More »

Mercury Insurance Offering Free Dodger Tickets

Mercury Insurance, a Dodger sponsor, is offering 10 pairs of complimentary tickets a day during an eight-week period through June 30. That’s more than 1,200... More »

Tigers Record Historic Sweep with Key Wins Over La Cañada

It took more than a decade but the South Pasadena High School swim team historically managed to sweep La Cañada in Thursday’s league meet. In... More »

31 Athletes Selected All-League

In a banner year for South Pasadena High winter sports, 31 athletes were selected for the Rio Hondo All-League winter teams –  including two MVPs... More »

Tigers Continue to Struggle, Drop 11-0 Contest to Spartans

South Pasadena High’s softball team, struggling to win, dropped a 11-0 contest to La Cañada last Friday in its only  game of the week. Under... More »

South Pasadena Coming Off a Successful Week with Two Wins

South Pasadena High’s baseball team avenged its early season loss to La Cañada with an impressive 2-1 victory on Friday afternoon. Coming off a strong... More »

South Pasadena Closing In on Rio Hondo League Crown

The South Pasadena High School boys’ volleyball team is right where they want to be. Strong, competitive, and poised for success, the Tigers are in... More »

Athletes from New Zealand Compete in Tiger Invitational

FIRST CLASS EVENT IN CITY – Positioning itself as one of the top track meets in the nation, Friday’s Tiger Invite drew participants from schools... More »

Tigers on Cruise Control, Beat Arch-Rival San Marino

South Pasadena High’s track team was busy last week, sending athletes to three different meets as the team cruised through the mid-season. The Tigers were... More »

South Pas Residents Enjoy ‘A Tradition Unlike Any Other

It’s difficult to name just one. Ten hardly make a dent on why the Masters is the grandest tournament in golf and a must-see attraction... More »

Tigers Looking to Keep Their Unbeaten Streak Alive

South Pasadena High’s track is in the midst of a successful season, hardly pausing to rest while the rest of the school was on spring... More »

Struggling South Pasadena to Resume Play After Spring Break

The South Pasadena High School softball team didn’t play any games last week due to spring break. The Tigers are currently 0-3 in Rio Hondo... More »

South Pasadena Opens League Season with Win Over Rams

South Pasadena High School boys’ golf team kicked into gear with its first league victory in late March at the Almansor Golf Course after losing... More »

South Pasadena Enjoying Reward of Intense Training

Pre-season had been intense for South Pasadena boys’ and girls’ varsity swim teams with waves of training sessions since January, but it all paid off... More »

Tigers Have Eyes on Winning Another League Championship

South Pasadena High’s boys’ volleyball team hasn’t slowed down since last season’s success in CIF-Southern Section action. Completing a near-perfect preseason, and currently undefeated in... More »

See Photos from Saturday’s Event at SPHS Stadium

As part of Soccerfest 2014,a nationwide event, AYSO celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday, May 3. South Pasadena/San Marino Region 214 was part of the... More »

South Pasadena High Track Team Playing Football?

A torrential rainstorm that hit the area late Wednesday did not deter the South Pasadena High track team from getting an unusual workout. With the... More »

South Pas Shows Strength, Rolls Past Monrovia in League

South Pasadena High’s varsity boys and girls swim team dominated Monrovia High in its first league meet of the season. Both teams proved best in... More »

South Pas Continues to Struggle Getting Runners on Base Paths

Vince Fraga, South Pasadena High’s first-year baseball coach, was talking about the culture of the game, how it has changed over the years. A big... More »

South Pasadena Struggling at 1-7, 0-3 in League Play

South Pasadena High’s softball team played a pair of Rio Hondo League games and one non-league contest last week and, like the season itself, struggled... More »

South Pasadena Continues to Dominate League Opponents

South Pasadena High’s boys’ varsity volleyball team is off to a solid start, tearing through their first two Rio Hondo opponents. Since league season started... More »

Tigers Cruising on Auto Pilot, Look to Claim League Crown

South Pasadena High’s track team was busy last week, kicking off the defense of its Rio Hondo League crown before co-hosting one of the first... More »

South Pasadena Set to Go in Rio Hondo League Opener

South Pasadena High’s track and field team was off last week, focusing on training and preparing for this week’s league opener. Rio Hondo League competition... More »

Tigers Sweep Opponents

South Pasadena High’s boys’ varsity volleyball team is on a hot streak after sweeping their past two opponents, 3-0. On Thursday, the Tigers traveled to... More »

South Pas Falls Short Against Temple City in League Opener

In a positive way, Vince Fraga wants his team to play “a little reckless” this year. That simply means you can’t be timid, not willing... More »

Tigers Struggle at the Plate, Drop League Opener to Rams

South Pasadena High’s softball team suffered a 7-1 loss to Temple City last week in the Rio Hondo League opener for both teams. It certainly... More »

South Pasadena Dominates in Pair of Non-League Meets

South Pasadena High School girls’ and boys’ varsity swim teams kicked off the season  last week with a solid start, dominating opponents at two meets.... More »

SPHS Principal Janet Anderson Says Athletic Director Resigned

South Pasadena High Principal Janet Anderson said on Friday afternoon that Mark Zalin has resigned as the school’s athletic director. Zalin, who has held the... More »

Tigers Put in Long Hours of Training, Look to Finish First

South Pasadena High School boys’ and girls’ swim teams faced Alhambra High on Tuesday (after press time),  putting in long hours in preparation for the... More »

South Pas Wins Once, Loses Twice in Non-League Play

The South Pasadena High School softball team was busy with three games last week. The Tigers faced Pasadena High School, Glendale High School and Pasadena... More »

South Pasadena High’s Bid for State Title Falls Short

South Pasadena High’s hopes for a state title came to an end Saturday night as Lakeside High of Elsinore handed the resilient Tigers a 64-56... More »

Tiger All-Stars Win Thriller for Title

AYSO’s Girls Under-10 All-Star team won the area championship in a dramatic 1-0 victory over previously undefeated Arcadia on Sunday afternoon. The Area All-Stars were... More »

South Pasadena Falls to Lakeside 64-56 in State Tournament

South Pasadena High’s hopes for a state title came to an end Saturday night as Lakeside High of Elsinore handed the resilient Tigers a 64-56... More »

Junior Class Stuns Seniors 24-13 in Annual Powder Puff Game

In a stunning upset, South Pasadena High’s junior class handed the seniors a rare loss in Friday night’s annual Powder Puff game at Ray Solari... More »

Andrew Shults Lauded for Giving Back to South Pas Little League

At the age of 5, Andrew Shults had no idea what kind of impact he’d someday make on South Pasadena Little League. Back then, he... More »

South Pasadena High Wins First Round State Tournament Game

South Pasadena High’s girls’ basketball team handed Sierra High School a 74-69 loss Wednesday night in first round state tournament action. The Tigers, now 21-6... More »

South Pasadena High Girls’ Basketball Team Headed to State Tournament

South Pasadena High’s girls’ basketball team, which reached the CIF-Southern Section semifinals in Division 3, is headed for the state tournament. The Tigers, who compiled... More »

Tigers’ Hopes for CIF Crown Fall in 1-0 Loss to Godinez

The setting was perfect for the South Pasadena boys’ soccer team: the stands were full, temperatures were in the 70s, and the Tigers had home... More »

Addition of New Faces Gives Tigers Hope for Solid Season

The new season for the South Pasadena High School softball team is officially underway as the Tigers faced Montebello High School last week in non-league... More »

South Pasadena’s Season Ends After 10-9 CIF Loss to La Serna

The South Pasadena High School girls’ water polo team fell one step short of a trip to the CIF championship after falling to the La... More »

South Pasadena Prepared to Face Alhambra Today at Home

Track season is underway, though this year’s South Pasadena High squad will have to wait a little longer to test its legs. The team was... More »

Magical Season Comes to End for Tigers

The South Pasadena High girls’ basketball team put in a gutsy performance, but fell to Inglewood High in the semifinal round of the Division 3A... More »

South Pasadena High Wins Third Straight CIF Basketball Game

South Pasadena High’s girls’ varsity basketball team keeps on rolling. The Tigers won their third straight playoff game on Wednesday, this time powering past visiting... More »

South Pasadena Headed to Semifinals After Two Wins

The record-breaking South Pasadena girls’ water polo team is headed to CIF semifinals for the first time in three years as the girls captured two... More »

Tigers’ CIF Bid Ends Early with CIF Loss to San Marcos

South Pasadena High’s varsity basketball team’s season came to an abrupt end with a heart-wrenching 62-52 loss to San Marcos High School in the first... More »

South Pas Stuns San Jacinto with 6-2 victory in CIF Play

South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer team knew it needed a brilliant performance to beat last year’s CIF runner-ups San Jacinto in the first round of... More »

Good Fortune Continues in CIF as Tigers Host Ocean View

The South Pasadena girls’ basketball team pulled out a nerve-wracking victory last week, vowing to stay alive in the second round of CIF-SS playoffs to... More »

South Pasadena Nabs Final Playoff Spot with Key Victory

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team finished the regular season last week, picking up one loss and a one win en route to nabbing the... More »

Tigers Clinch Final CIF Spot with Tiebreaker Matchup Win

In the deciding rematch battle against the Blair Vikings, on neutral home ground, the South Pasadena boys’ soccer team booked its place for the CIF... More »

South Pasadena Earns CIF Playoff Spot, Faces San Marcos in Opener

In the end, South Pasadena High won the games it needed down the stretch to secure a spot in the CIF-Southern Section basketball playoffs. The... More »

South Pas Celebrates After Winning League Championship

A season of astounding achievements ended last week on an exciting note for members of the South Pasadena girls’ varsity basketball team, who won the... More »

Tigers Break SPHS Record, Now Headed to CIF Playoffs

League play ended on a high note last Thursday for the South Pasadena High girls’ water polo team, which dominated over Temple City to claim... More »

South Pasadena High Nearly Captures Team Championship

South Pasadena High’s Academic Decathlon team, just a year old, came away with the second highest score in Division I in this year’s Los Angeles... More »

South Pas Tied for First After Key Wins Over Rams, Wildcats

South Pasadena High School girls’ varsity basketball team remained tied for first place after winning key contests last week against the Temple City Rams and... More »

Rio Hondo League Title Hopes Slip Away,Tigers Fall to Wildcats

South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer program saw any chance at a repeat Rio Hondo title slip away as the Tigers lost 5-2 in a hard... More »

Tigers Split Monrovia Series, Sitting at 4-4 in League Play

South Pasadena High’s varsity basketball team lost its second straight home game on Friday, leaving the Tigers with a 4-4 Rio Hondo League record following... More »

CIF Playoff Hopes Come Down to Final Games for South Pas

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team picked up a tie and a loss last week, meaning that their goal to make the CIF postseason cut... More »

Dodgers Announce Limited Paperless Ticket Program for 2014

While continuing to upgrade their on-field product and Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers are introducing a paperless ticket program for season and mini-plan holders in 2014,... More »

South Pasadena High Gearing Up for Rio Hondo League Play

Determination and persistence are the motus operatus for the South Pasadena girls water polo team as the girls’  continue to train throughout their two weeks... More »

South Pasadena Comes Up Short Against La Cañada

South Pasadena High took on its first Rio Hondo opponent Wednesday, playing the La Cañada Spartans in their 11th consecutive away game of the season.... More »

South Pasadena High Rolls to 22-2 Victory Over Spartans

The South Pasadena girls’ water polo team hardly needed affirmation of their likely success during league play this season, but the Tigers received it all... More »

South Pas and La Cañada Tie 1-1 to Open League Season

South Pasadena High School’s boys’ soccer team knew that its league opener against La Cañada would be no easy feat. The two teams tied 1-1... More »

Tigers Fall to La Cañada in Rio Hondo League Opener

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer squad kicked off its league season last week, taking one loss against powerhouse La Cañada before watching its second game... More »

South Pas Gearing Up for Start of Rio Hondo League Season

South Pasadena High School varsity basketball team is training hard for its upcoming series against Rio Hondo League opponents. With only one nonleague encounter  before... More »

South Pasadena Picks Up Easy Victory Going Into League Play

South Pasadena High’s girls’ varsity basketball team cruised to 62-32 victory against Alhambra High last week in their final game before Rio Hondo League play... More »

South Pasadena Finally Gets First Win Going Into League

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team got a much-needed win last week, securing their first victory of the season in their final non-league game. The... More »

South Pas Ties Burroughs in Final Preseason Game

After the final whistle blew, the South Pasadena boys soccer team had mixed emotions about its final preseason game. The Tigers maintained their unbeaten record,... More »

How Did They Change the Rose Bowl Field So Quickly?

As Stanford and Michigan State fans cleared out of Rose Bowl Stadium following the 100th Rose Bowl game on New Year’s Day, the grounds crew... More »

Tigers Look for Fresh Start in League

South Pas High’s girls’ soccer squad is hoping to start 2014 off on a new foot, after struggling to find their rhythm before the school... More »

Carr, Pace and Swann Enter Prestigious Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

Lloyd H. Carr, Orlando Pace and Lynn Swann headlined the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Class of 2013 installed at the recent Rose Bowl Hall... More »

South Pasadena High Gearing Up for Rio Hondo League Play

Determination and persistence are the motus operatus for the South Pasadena girls water polo team as the girls’  continue to train throughout their two weeks... More »

South Pas Battles Back After Falling Behind to Marborough

It might just be a situation where South Pasadena High’s girls’ basketball team plays better when its back is to the wall. During last week’s... More »

Tigers in Control Going into Rio Hondo League Season

With only one game left before the South Pasadena High School varsity Basketball team begins league season, the Tigers are flying high under first year... More »

Florida State Presented with Third NFF MacArthur Bowl

The National Football Foundation (NFF) today presented the NFF MacArthur Bowl Championship Trophy to Florida State (14-0), following its 34-31 victory against Auburn (12-2) yesterday... More »

Florida State Comes Back to Beat Auburn for BCS Championship

A beaming Jameis Winston hugged the BCS championship trophy before giving it a kiss and pretending to drop it, prompting laughter among his teammates, during... More »

A Steady Connor Cook Made Difference in Rose Bowl Game

Michigan State entered the 100th Rose Bowl Game ranked No. 4 but were a 6 1/2 point underdog to No. 5 Stanford. The Cardinal took... More »

Key Defensive Stand Derails Stanford in 100th Rose Bowl Game

It’s a play Kyler Elsworth will remember for a lifetime as the Michigan State linebacker went over the top of the heap, stopping Stanford running... More »

Stanford Coach, Players Talk About Rose Bowl Game

Stanford Offensive Coordinator Mike Bloomgren, quarterback Kevin Hogan and OT David Yankey talked to the media Friday about their game on Wednesday against Michigan State.... More »

Tigers Pick Up Key Road Win

The South Pasadena High School varsity Basketball team picked up their first non-tournament win of the season in a Friday victory over the Polytechnic Panthers. ... More »

South Pas Wins Four of Five Games in Ayala Tournament

The season looks promising for the South Pasadena High School girls water polo team as the Tigers captured ninth place in last weekend’s Ayala Tournament.... More »

Tigers Go 2-2 in Tournament Play, Meet Pasadena Poly Next

South Pasadena High’s varsity basketball team traveled to Glendora High School last week to participate in another winter tournament as the Tigers prepare for the... More »

Tigers Pick Up Three Wins, Suffer Loss in Busy Week

South Pasadena High School girls’ basketball team picked up victories over Holy Martyrs, Marshall, and Highland High School but suffered a six-point loss to Polytechnic... More »

New Coach Optimistic About a Team Looking for First Victory

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer team racked up three more games this week, but still struggled to find its first win. But Head Coach Rob... More »

South Pasadena High Comes Back to Beat Schurr, 2-1

South Pasadena High’s boys’ soccer team found itself in an unfamiliar situation on Thursday afternoon. The Tigers entered halftime trailing for the first time in... More »

South Pasadena Shows Inconsistency in Opening Tournament

The South Pasadena High School varsity basketball team traveled away last week in order to participate in a high school tournament. Winning two of the... More »

Tigers Finish Third in Tournament Play

South Pasadena High School’s varsity girls basketball team kick started the season with the San Marino Thanksgiving tournament games. With nine returning varsity members, the... More »

Experienced Team Confident After Recording First Victory

With one preseason win under its belt, the South Pasadena High School girls’ water polo team is confident its success will continue as the season... More »

South Pas Still Finding Rhythm Under New Coach Rob Gallo

South Pasadena High’s girls’ soccer squad kicked off its season last week, facing three non-league teams before heading to the first tournament of the year.... More »

South Pasadena Off to 2-0 Start, Knock Over Duarte and Burbank

South Pasadena High’s Boys’ varsity soccer squad got off to a solid start as the Tigers thumped the Duarte Falcons 3-0 and the Burbank Bulldogs... More »

Michigan St. and Stanford to Play in Historic 100th Rose Bowl Game

The No. 4 BCS-ranked Michigan State Spartans, champions of the Big Ten Conference, and the No. 5 BCS-ranked Stanford Cardinal, champions of the Pac-12 Conference,... More »

A Cohesive Bunch Bring Title Hopes

With a strong group of varsity returners and numerous dedicated newcomers, the South Pasadena girls water polo team is confident that this season will require... More »

New Coach Robert Gallo Wants to Uphold Winning Tradition

Newly-minted Head Coach Robert Gallo knows that there are a lot of expectations riding on his shoulders. After all, the girls’ soccer team has hardly... More »

Recent Game Stars Round Out All Century Class Consideration

Montee Ball, Tank Carder and Terrelle Pryor have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 2010s. The... More »

UCLA Wins Crosstown Showdown Over USC, 35-14

UCLA was victorious over USC for the first time since 1997 in the Los Angeles Coliseum and knocked off the Trojans for the second straight... More »

Bicycle Tour New Addition to Booster Club Tiger Run

A new twist has been added to the upcoming Tiger Run, presented by the South Pasadena High School Booster Club, with the addition of a... More »

South Pasadena Falls Short to Mira Costa in CIF Playoffs

In a heartbreaking game, the South Pasadena High School water polo team lost to the Mira Costa Mustangs in a CIF quarterfinal game. The Mustangs... More »

Alta Loma Knocks South Pas Out of CIF-SS Playoff Action

The distant bus ride home from Rancho Cucamonga felt even longer for the South Pasadena High School volleyball team as the Tigers’ enthralling five-game thriller... More »

Rose Bowl All Century Class Honored at Rose Bowl

Barry Alvarez, Ron Dayne and Keyshawn Johnson have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 1990s. The... More »

South Pas Drops CIF Quarterfinal Water Polo Match to Mira Costa

South Pasadena High’s hopes fell short of going to the CIF-Southern Section water polo semifinals next week after the Tigers fell 8-3 to Mira Costa... More »

South Pasadena High Drops CIF Contest to Alta Loma

South Pasadena High’s girls’ volleyball season came to an end Thursday Night as Alta Loma outlasted the Tigers 3-2 in CIF Southern Section second round... More »

South Pas Wins CIF Water Polo Playoff Opener

There were plenty of questions going in, but South Pasadena High’s water polo team quickly answered them as the Tigers rolled to a 10-6 win... More »

South Pas High Volleyball Team Wins CIF First Round Game

South Pasadena High’s girls volleyball team is headed to second round action of CIF-Southern Section play after a business-like 3-0 win over visiting Paramount on... More »

South Pasadena Boys Varsity Captures Fourth Straight Title

South Pasadena High’s cross country thundered to its regular season finale last Thursday in its best Rio Hondo League showing of the year. The most... More »

South Pas Ends Season with First Victory in League Play

On a cold night, South Pasadena High School football coach Marty Konrad thanked his team for “taking care of business in the first half,” then... More »

Tigers Finish Second in League, Set Sights on Playoffs Today

In South Pasadena High’s final game of the season, the Tigers topped the Monrovia Wildcats by a score of 11-2. The Tigers finished the season... More »

Tigers End Season with Win Over Blair

On a cold night, South Pasadena High School football coach Marty Konrad thanked his team for “taking care of business in the first half,” then... More »

League Finals on Thursday at Lacy Park in San Marino

South Pasadena High’s cross country team is preparing for the final races of the season this week, with most of the squad ending the year... More »

South Pasadena Completes Season at League Prelims

On Wednesday, the South Pasadena varsity girls’ tennis team played in the Rio Hondo League Prelims. In the first round of prelims, the doubles teams... More »

Unbeaten SPMS Flag Football Team Plays for Title

South Pasadena Middle School’s flag football team is undefeated this season with a 7 – 0 record.   The team’s final game of the season... More »

South Pasadena Plays Season Finale Friday

Blair High’s football team, which hasn’t scored a point in more than a month, faces a team also looking for its first league win Friday... More »

South Pas at Mt. Sac Invite

South Pas competed at the world’s biggest cross country race last week, running the 66th annual Mt. SAC Invitational in Walnut on October 25. “This... More »

Successful Journey for Tigers

With the season speeding toward its end, South Pasadena High School girls varsity golf has enjoyed a rewarding journey highlighted by the title of Montview... More »

Tigers Look to CIF Play

With league play coming to an end, the South Pasadena girls varsity volleyball team has found themselves in a comfortable position going forward into CIF... More »

Tigers Split Pair of League Matches as Season Closes

The season drew to a close last week after the South Pasadena girl’s tennis team faced Monrovia and La Canada in this past week. The... More »

Tigers Beat Palos Verdes

In a tight game during tournament action in Ventura last weekend, South Pasadena High School’s water polo team got the best of the Palos Verdes... More »

South Pasadena Hosts La Cañada in Homecoming Game

A strong argument can be made that Monrovia High School should find a new league to play its football games after the Wildcats dominated La... More »

SPMS Cross Country Team Shines at Mt. SAC Invitational

  The South Pasadena Middle School Cross Country Team turned in a solid performance at the Mt. Sac Cross Country invitational earlier this month. The... More »

South Pasadena Hosts La Cañada in Homecoming Game

  A strong argument can be made that Monrovia High School should find a new league to play its football games after the Wildcats dominated... More »

Tigers Trump San Marino 12-9 to Ends losing streak

The South Pasadena High School varsity water polo team broke a four-game losing streak with an emphatic 12-9 victory over its rivals San Marino last... More »

South Pasadena Records Big Win Over San Marino

The South Pasadena Tigers volleyball team won Thursday’s home conference match against San Marino by a score of 3-0. This win proved to be a... More »

SoPas Prepares to Compete in Prestigious Mt. Sac Invite

South Pasadena High School’s cross country team was off last week, and took the opportunity to prepare for this Friday’s 66th Mt. SAC Cross Country... More »

Tigers’ Chances of Playing in CIF as Team End with Loss

  The South Pasadena’s girl’s tennis team lost their chances of making it as a team to CIF after a match against Temple City resulted... More »

Tigers Win Fourth Straight League Championship

South Pasadena High School girls golf team was crowned the Montview League ladies’ golf champions for the fourth consecutive year after defeating Buckley High School... More »

Tigers 3-4, but Still in Playoff Hunt

Reflecting on Friday night’s 46-0 drubbing to Monrovia High, South Pasadena coach Marty Konrad made the analogy that the two football teams are apples and... More »

SPEF Gearing Up for Fundraising Golf Tourney at Brookside Golf Course Friday

The South Pasadena Educational Foundation is gearing up for the inaugural Tiger Tourney golf event on Friday, October 25, at the Brookside Golf Club in... More »

Finalists for Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class

Alan Ameche, Woody Hayes and Bob Jeter have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 1950’s. The... More »

South Pas falls to Monrovia 46-0, Temple City Next

Reflecting on Friday night’s 46-0 drubbing to Monrovia High, South Pasadena  coach Marty Konrad made the analogy that the two football teams are apples and... More »

Tigers Fall to La Cañada, 11-7

South Pasadena High’s girls’ tennis team is now halfway through season after last week’s match against La Canada. The match ultimately ended in an 11-7... More »

Tigers Compete in 33rd Clovis Invitational in Fresno

South Pasadena High’s cross country team hit the road last weekend, heading to the 33rd annual Clovis Invitational in Fresno on October 12. The trip... More »

South Pasadena Continues to Keep Winning Streak Alive

South Pasadena High School girls’ varsity golf team remains undefeated as the season continues towards its end. The Tigers emerged as victors after facing Westridge... More »

Rough Start as Tigers Lose First Game of the Season

In their first league game of the 2013-2014 season, the South Pasadena varsity Water Polo team lost 13-8 against the La Cañada Spartans. The Tigers... More »

South Pasadena Faces Powerful Monrovia on the Road Friday

It may be this week or next month, but South Pasadena High football coach Marty Konrad is convinced his team will someday have what it... More »

Terry Donahue Pavilion Dedicated Saturday

During Saturday evenings UCLA -Cal football game, former Bruins head coach Terry Donahue was honored with the dedication of the Terry Donahue Pavilion bearing his... More »

San Marino Retains Crowley Cup in 21-6 Victory Over Tigers

After a scoreless first half, San Marino did enough to put points on the board over the final two quarters, retain the Crowley Cup and... More »

SPEF Seeks Golfers for Tournament

Join the South Pasadena Educational Foundation for a day of duffing, mulligans and maybe an ace or two at its inaugural Tiger Tourney golf event... More »

Local Kids Perform at Spirit Night

Community Spirit Night was held during South Pasadena High’s football game last Friday when the Tigers hosted Beverly Hills. Elementary school students and their families... More »

South Pasadena Dominates Azusa Twice, Now 8-0 on Year

South Pasadena High School varsity girls’ golf remains strong as the team obliterated Azusa High School last week by a margin of 68 points. With... More »

South Pasadena High Takes Part in Rose City Classic

South Pasadena High’s cross country team participated in the first annual Rose City Classic last week, starting at the beginning of what hopes to be... More »

Tigers Roll Past Monrovia, 3-0

South Pasadena won its league opener 3-0 this past Thursday against the Monrovia Wildcats. The match proved to be one of the Tigers’ best performances,... More »

Tigers Split Pair of Matches in Rio Hondo League Action

In the second week of season, the South Pasadena girl’s tennis team played against both Temple City and Monrovia high schools. Tuesday’s match against Temple... More »

South Pasadena Hosts Rival San Marino Friday Night

Charles Stansbury, who won’t even be in attendance Friday night, knows exactly what South Pasadena High needs to do to upset San Marino, coming into... More »

South Pasadena High Rolls to 41-6 Win Over Beverly Hills

  South Pasadena High exploded for 28 third quarter points Friday night, turning a close 13-0 lead at the half into a 41-6 blowout as... More »

Tigers Back on Track with 3-0 Sweep Over Canyon High

Coming off a tough 3-0 loss to the 9th-ranked Division I-A Flintridge Sacred Heart Tologs, the South Pasadena girls varsity volleyball team managed to get... More »

South Pasadena Drops Third Straight, Now 7-5 on Season

South Pasadena High School water polo has dropped a third consecutive game, bringing the Tigers record to 7-5 after a loss to the Claremont High... More »

Tigers Fall to San Marino in League Play

The season opened up with an unfortunate 18-0 loss against San Marino High School on Thursday, September 26th. Both singles and doubles struggled immensely against... More »

South Pas Continues Winning Streak

South Pasadena High School varsity girls golf team whipped through last week undefeated against Mayfield Senior High School. The Tigers snatched their victories Tuesday, September... More »

Tigers Set to Open League Competition

South Pasadena High’s cross country team opened up Rio Hondo League competition on September 25, completing the first of three all-league races. All six Rio... More »

South Pas Hosts Beverly Hills in Final Tune-up for League

If Beverly Hills High’s last contest is any indication, a 68-6 loss to San Marino, South Pasadena might be feeling like it can put another... More »

Rose Bowl Game Recognizes Brown, Layden and Nevers

  Johnny Mack Brown, Elmer Layden and Ernie Nevers have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the... More »

South Pas High Rolls to 27-7 Win Over Alhambra

  South Pasadena High evened its record at 2-2 on the season Friday night with a 27-7 victory over Alhambra. The solid running of Heven... More »

South Pasadena Gets First Test at Woodbridge Invitational

South Pasadena High’s cross country team had its first major race of the season last weekend, competing a Estancia High’s Woodbridge Invitational. The race gave... More »

South Pasadena Splits Matches, Ends Preseason Play at 5-3

Preseason drew to a close for the South Pasadena girl’s tennis team this week after two games against Pasadena Polytechnic and Immaculate Heart High School.... More »

South Pasadena Opens League Season with Pair of Victories

South Pasadena High School’s varsity girls golf team remains undefeated as the Tigers entered their first league matches against the Gabrielino Eagles  on Tuesday September... More »

Tigers Face Tough Foe in Sacred Heart

The South Pasadena girls volleyball squad ran into a roadblock on September 19 as they were swept in straight sets against a powerful Flintridge Sacred... More »

Tournament of Roses Announces Special Program

In commemoration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game, the Tournament of Roses has announced a special program to honor great players and coaches throughout the... More »

Injured SoPas Player Stops Football Game

A game that was long decided came to halt near the end after two players collided with one winding up at a Glendale hospital Friday... More »

Playoff Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow

The Dodgers, winners of the National League West, will release a limited number of home game tickets for potential NLDS and NLCS games at Dodger... More »

Tigers Perfect with 3-0 Mark to Start Non-league Season

Coming off a 3-0 record from last week in preseason, the South Pasadena Girls varsity tennis team was looking to continue its winning streak against... More »

Tigers Remain Unbeaten with 13-6 Victory Over Burbank

South Pasadena High School water polo is off to a roaring start as the Tigers blasted past the Burbank Bulldogs, adding another win to the... More »

Total Team Effort Propels SoPas High to Victory Over Alhambra

South Pasadena varsity girls’ golf smoothly got through a pre-league match with the Alhambra High golfers at Almansor on  Wednesday, September 11. Alhambra was limited... More »

South Pasadena Knocks Off Burbank in Season Opener

The South Pasadena varsity girls’ volleyball team won Thursday’s preseason match against Burbank High School three games to zero. Despite the shutout victory, the girls... More »

Tigers Gearing Up for First Season Test

South Pasadena High’s cross country is set to run its first meet in two days, marking the beginning of what hopes to be a successful... More »

South Pasadena Gearing Up for Glendale High Friday Night

Grinding it out on the ground, combined with a solid defensive effort, South Pasadena High picked up its first win of the year as the... More »

Tigers Pick Up First Victory of season

  Grinding it out on the ground, combined with a solid defensive effort, South Pasadena High picked up its first win of the year as... More »

SPHS Fall 2013 Sports Preview

South Pasadena High opened the 2013 season last Friday dropping a 40-15 contest to host Eagle Rock, but hung around with the Eagles for two... More »

South Pasadena High Sets Sights on Winning League Title

Was it some sort of a pool party? No way, said the first-year coach, watching as members of South Pasadena High’s water polo team held... More »

New Talent Brings New Hope for South Pas High on Court

The arrival of a new school year brings new talent to a very different South Pasadena High School girls’ varsity tennis team. The team lost... More »

Behind Rosenberg,Tigers Ready to Pounce on League Title

South Pasadena High School varsity girls golf team is back and ready to advance beyond previous success. The team began their pre-season adventure Tuesday, September... More »

Everything Points to Rio Hondo League Crown for SoPas

South Pasadena High School girls’ volleyball coach Ben Diaz is entering his third season with SPHS and is going into the 2013 season with the... More »

Tigers Looking to Run To Another Championship

Tiger cross country is ready to begin its season after nearly four months of preparation. Training began last May, and has continued to grow in... More »

South Pas Coach Wants His Players to Enjoy Game

John Fonseca looked like a guy who had just won the Super Bowl, giving high fives to players, talking proudly to parents and smiling brightly... More »

Tigers Look to Rebound After Loss to Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock High held a 1-point lead midway through the third quarter before breaking open a close contest by scoring 24 unanswered points and rolled... More »

Opening Day for AYSO Soccer at SMHS

AYSO held its 34th annual Opening Ceremony on Saturday morning at San Marino High School. The event featured  a parade of players age 4 to... More »

South Pasadena Falls 40-15 to Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock High held a 1-point lead midway through the third quarter before breaking open a close contest by scoring 24 unanswered points and rolled... More »

Local Tennis Teams Crowned San Gabriel Tennis Champions

MEET THE ARROYO SECO BULLS –Top row from left:  Brett Kan, Keith Hsu, George Domantay, Andrew Freeman, David Yu & Patrick Posada.  Bottom row left... More »

Fraga New Varsity Baseball Coach at SPHS

Vincent Fraga, who coached South Pasadena High’s junior varsity program a year ago, has been elevated to the varsity level at the school. Fraga, announced... More »

Claire-Kieffer Wright Takes Fourth at Pan Am Junior Championships

South Pasadena High senior Claire Kieffer-Wright finished fourth in the high jump for Team USA juniors last week at the Pan Am Games in Medellin,... More »

South Pas Swimmer Breaks SoCal Swim Mark

STANDOUT EFFORT – Connor Lee, center, wears one of the four medals he captured at the NACC swim meet. South Pasadena’s Connor Lee, representing Southern... More »

Claire Kieffer-Wright Going to Pan Am Junior Championships

South Pasadena High senior Claire Kieffer-Wright will be representing Team USA juniors at the Pan Am Games, in Colombia this week. The 2013 Pan American... More »

Current Trends in Sports, Fitness, and Healthcare

I spend my summers attending sports medicine and Chiropractic conferences, and these are some of my observations of current trends in sports, fitness, and health... More »

A Camp That Teaches Life Lessons

Early on the first day of his camp, A.C. Green, the seemingly indestructible player known as “Iron Man” after playing in 1,192, straight NBA games,... More »

Many Turnout for Trojan Football Alumni Club Golf Tournament

Brookside Golf Course was the site of the 45th Annual Trojan Football Alumni Golf Tournament last week supporting the nonprofit organization that was established in... More »

The Baseball Reliquary Presents Shrine of the Eternals 2013 Induction Day

L-R: Lefty O’Doul, Manny Mota and Eddie Feigner. Photo by The Baseball Reliquary The Baseball Reliquary will present the 2013 Induction Day ceremony for its... More »

Chevrier Becomes Head Baseball Coach at Agoura

Former South Pasadena High Baseball coach Anthony Chevier, 31, takes over the head coaching position at Agoura High. With Mike Cordero becoming the new coach... More »

South Pas Volleyball Players Shine

As members of the San Gabriel Elite, South Pasadena’s Ellie and Kate Kutzer, above, hold the the bronze trophy earned by the team during the... More »

SPHS Conducting Summer Football Drills

In extreme heat last week, South Pasadena High’s football team went through a series of drills in anticipation of the fall campaign. Playing on an... More »

South Pas Falls to Baldwin Park in Hit Fest

South Pas Majors 11-12 year-old Softball All-Star team wrapped up its 2013 campaign last week, falling 13-12 to Baldwin Park East Little League  last week... More »

South Pas Splits Pair of Sectional Games

South Pasadena’s 11-12 baseball all-star team, representing Little League District 18 came back to beat Chino National 10-8 Saturday in the Section 3 Tournament in... More »

Rose Bowl Brick Campaign Announced for 100th Game

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses, in a joint effort with Legacy Connections, is proud to announce the launch of the Brick Campaign at the Rose... More »

Majors Softball Seeking Dist. 18 Crown

The young Tigers (11- and 12-year-olds) took on a tough South El Monte squad in a best-of-three set in front of raucous crowds at Orange... More »

Los Angeles Hands South Pas Loss to Win District 18 Title

Victory was close at hand for the second year in a row for the South Pasadena All-Stars 10-11 year old Little League team, led by... More »

South Pasadena Among Three Teams in Hunt for District Title

South Pasadena Little League’s  7-8-year-old baseball All-Stars played three games in three days to emerge as one of the final three teams in District 18... More »

South Pas Falls to Temple City for District 18 Championship

After battling for three straight victories in the losers bracket, the junior all stars concluded their campaign last Thursday in the championship.  South Pasadena took... More »

South Pas Continues Pursuit for District 18 Championship

South Pasadena’s 11-12 All-Star baseball team is on a roll, having won four games in five days last week. The local unit scored 43 runs... More »

All-Stars Finish Second in District Play

South Pasadena’s Softball All Stars Minors Division team finished second in Little League District 18 play after losing 16-14 Friday to South El Monte in... More »

Golf Tourney Raises Funds for South Pas Float

Organizers are calling it a success as 83 golfers took part in Saturday’s (June 30th) South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Golf Tournament at Arroyo Seco... More »

Kieffer-Wright to Compete in Pan Am Junior Championships

    High Jumper Claire Kieffer-Wright soared over the bar set at 5 feet, 8 ¾ inches on Thursday at the Outdoor Track and Field... More »

Former Lakers’ Star Returning to South Pasadena

Former Los Angeles Laker and NBA star A.C. Green is due back in South Pasadena this summer to head up another basketball camp for the... More »

2013 South Pas Tournament of Roses Golf Tourney June 22

The South Pasadena Tournament of Roses has begun registering golfers for its annual golf tournament, slated for Saturday, June 22, at Arroyo Golf Course in... More »

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Local law enforcement officers participated in an Olympic-style torch relay Thursday as they carried the “Flame of Hope” a portion of the way to California... More »

South Pas Police Stress Importance of Wearing Helmets

A group of South Pasadena Police Department officers showed up at Marengo Elementary School on Friday to remind students the importance of wearing a helmet... More »

New SPHS Field Scheduled for Installation Starting July 8

Replacing the artificial turf, used for athletic events at South Pasadena High School, is scheduled for installation in the days following the July 4th holiday,... More »

South Pas Splits with Monrovia

South Pasadena High short stop Nick O’Brien, above, tosses the ball to second base to start a double play during the Tigers’ 20-3 loss to... More »

South Pasadena Knocked Out of Rio Hondo League Prelims

The 2013 season for the South Pasadena High School boys’ tennis team has officially concluded after the team got knocked out of Rio Hondo League... More »

Tigers Swim Past Monrovia

The South Pasadena High’s boys’ swim team captured its third win of the season in last Thursday’s meet against Monrovia, swimming away with a final... More »

South Pasadena Shows Huge Improvement Down Stretch

With the season slowly edging toward its end, South Pasadena High’s golf team has improved significantly compared to some performances a few months ago when... More »

Tigers Struggles Continue as They Fall to 1-9 in League Play

The South Pasadena High School softball team had a busy week playing Monrovia twice, and also played the first day of the El Segundo Tournament.... More »

South Pasadena Rolls Past La Cañada

South Pasadena High school’s track team has wrapped up the Rio Hondo League Championship at every level of competition. It is the first time that... More »

South Pas Captures Rio Hondo League

The 2013 season still has one match to go, but with last week’s 3-0 victory over the La Cañada, the South Pasadena boys’ varsity volleyball... More »

Tigers Claim Third Straight League Championship

South Pasadena High School completed a perfect season with a perfect meet. Swimming against Monrovia High School on Thursday, April 25, the Tigers finished one,... More »

Claire Kieffer-Wright No. 1 High Jumper in Nation

Coaches are consistently pushing athletes to achieve new heights. Junior Claire Kieffer-Wright has taken that task quite literally. After winning the California State Championship in... More »

South Pasadena High Wins League Title

There were no hurdles to get over or long distances to run on Thursday as South Pasadena High School’s track team put away the equipment... More »

Metrolink to Provide Extra Bike Car Service to CicLAvia

Metrolink will employ all 17 of its Bike Cars in time for CicLAvia on Sunday, April 21 to accommodate the demand for public transportation options... More »

Tigers Fall to Titans, Beat Pasadena Poly

The South Pasadena High’s softball team had a busy week. The Tigers played the San Marino Titans twice this week and hosted Pasadena Poly on... More »

SoPas Beats San Marino

Timely hitting and a standout pitching performance by Christian Miyamea were all the ingredients needed as South Pasadena High rolled to a 5-0 victory over... More »

Tigers Fall in Key Match to La Cañada

The South Pasadena High School boys’ golf team suffered through a busy week of school commissioner election campaigns, exams, and a devastating loss to La... More »

Undefeated Tigers Prepare for Temple City Thursday

South Pasadena High School’s girls’ swim team was not in action for a second consectutive week as their scheduled dual meet against Blair High School... More »

South Pasadena Ready for Next Test Against Temple City

Despite a lack of recent success in league, the South Pasadena High School boys swim team is maintaining a confident attitude and an unwavering dedication... More »

South Pas High’s Water Polo Team Honored

South Pasadena Mayor Dr. Richard Schneider, left, presented a certificate of recognition on Wednesday to the South Pasadena High School girls’ water polo team for... More »

South Pasadena Dominates in 3-0 Win Over Gabrielino

The South Pasadena High School boys’ varsity volleyball team had no problems Thursday afternoon picking up its second Rio Hondo League home victory against the... More »

Tigers Showing Signs of Steady Improvement, 2-1 in League

As South Pasadena High School boys’ golf team entered its fifth week of competition, it stumbled coming across San Marino on the schedule but regained... More »

South Pasadena Likes Being in Contention for League Title

By Bill Glazier Review Editor Despite a 11-1 setback to Monrovia last week, South Pasadena High baseball coach Anthony Chevrier says it’s no fluke that... More »

South Pas Looks to Rebound After Falling to La Cañada

The South Pasadena High’s boys’ swim team fell to the La Cañada Spartans on Thursday, March 28, in its second league meet of the season.... More »

South Pasadena Overwhelms La Cañada in League Action

A highly anticipated matchup. Two perennial Rio Hondo League powers. Championship teams past and present. A closely contested meet was expected, but that was not... More »

Tigers Break School Records During Stanford Invitational

South Pasadena High School’s track team had a successful weekend at the Stanford Invitational, picking up two new school records to kick off spring break.... More »

South Pasadena battles to Give Monrovia 2-1 Setback in League

South Pasadena High School’s softball team hosted Monrovia for its only game last  week and Tigers came away with a 2-1 victory, giving the local... More »

South Pasadena Picks Up First Rio Hondo League Win

The South Pasadena High School boy’s tennis team is 1-3 halfway through season after securing a victory against Monrovia early last week.  Senior Captain Senthilkumar... More »

Middle School Students Root for Favorite Teams

A Spirited Bunch – Students at South Pasadena Middle School were encouraged to wear clothing on Friday representing their favorite sports teams, including professional to... More »

Tigers Pick Up Wins Over Temple City and Monrovia

Rio Hondo League Golf matches opened last week for the South Pasadena High School boys’ golf team with triumphant results against Temple City and Monrovia.... More »

SoPas Falls to San Marino in Rio Hondo League Action

The South Pasadena boys’ swim team participated in its first league meet last week, facing its rivals at San Marino High School on Thursday, March... More »

Tigers Pick Up Key Victory Over San Marino In League

After overwhelming the Moors of Alhambra High School on Monday March 18 for their third consecutive victory, the Tigers traveled to San Marino High School... More »

South Pas Suddenly Team to Beat in Chase for League Title

Timely hitting, solid defense and a stellar performance by South Pasadena High pitcher Mark Swanson were all the ingredients the Tigers needed as they rolled... More »

Tennis Unable to break Losing Streak, Now 0-3 in League

South Pasadena High’s boys tennis team suffered a 12-6 loss to Temple City High School on March 22. The setback dropped the Tigers’ record to... More »

SoPas Drops Two Contests in League Play

South Pasadena High’s softball team, keeping plenty busy, faced off against La Cañada and Temple City last week and also played two games in the... More »

South Pas Opens Defense of Title with Win Big Over Rams

South Pasadena High’s boys’ volleyball team started the defense of their 2012 Rio Hondo League Championship with an opening season victory against the only team... More »

South Pas Hurdles Past Rams in Key Rio Hondo League Meet

South Pasadena High’s track had a dominant showing last week as it continued to march through its Rio Hondo League season. After besting rival Temple... More »

12-13 Year-old AYSO Team 3rd in Statewide Competition

Last September, a group of unassuming 12 and 13 year old girls readied themselves for the usual fun-filled fall soccer season in AYSO Region 214... More »

SPHS Grad Helps Golden West to State Water Polo Championship

Golden West College water polo team, which includes former South Pasadena High player Sean Grab, won the CCCAA state water polo championship after an unblemished... More »

South Pas Little League Opens 61st Season

South Pasadena Little League turned 61 on Saturday as it welcomed in the new season with a festive opening day ceremony at Nelson Field in... More »

South Pasadena High Softball Officially Off and Running

South Pasadena High’s softball team has officially started its season. The Tigers faced Montebello this week. The Tigers lost to the Oilers 8-3. Sophomore, Cassie... More »