Author: Rick Assad

About Rick Assad

Rick Assad is a longtime sports writer and editor and has been in the Burbank area for over 20 years

Burroughs Boys Water Polo Nips Visiting Marina In CIF Second-Round Match

Xavier Turla leads the way with six goals for the Indians who claim a 13-11 overtime victory over the Mariners.

Burbank Vikings Celebrate 50th Anniversary At Memorial Field

Former players and coaches talk about youth football and what it taught them, including life lessons.

Burroughs Football Stumbles Against Host Arcadia

Struggling Indians let one slip away 36-28 to the Apaches despite Nicholas Garcia tossing three touchdowns with one rushing score.

Burroughs Boys Water Polo Uses Second Half To Win 20-7 Over Burbank

Vahagan Sahakyan tallied a match-high nine goals and Xavier Turla tacked on six as the visiting Indians romp in the Pacific League regular-season finale.

Burroughs Football Can’t Catch Visiting Pasadena, 41-21

Indians turn the football over four times, tally two touchdowns in the opening half and one in the second half.

Burroughs Girls Volleyball Tested By Rival Burbank, Victorious In Four Sets

Indians lose first set and nearly the second, but are rescued by Lydia Grote's match-high 23 kills and Catie Virtue's eight kills.

Burbank Girls Tennis Takes Out Rival Burroughs 15-3 In Pacific League Match

Bulldogs start strong and ease past Indians as doubles captures seven of the 13 points.

Burroughs Girls Volleyball Defeats Arcadia, Wins Pacific League Title

Indians sweep the Apaches and claim third straight league banner as Lydia Grote and Catie Virtue finish with 12 kills while Camila Sanchez-Tellez contributes 10.

Burroughs Girls Volleyball Drops First Set, Wins Next Three Versus Crescenta Valley

Lydia Grote delivers a match-best 14 kills, while Catie Virtue and Camila Sanchez-Tellez each contribute 11 in a four-set win over the Falcons.

Burbank Football Can’t Keep Pace With Crescenta Valley, Lose 45-14

The Bulldogs fall behind 28-7 at halftime against the undefeated Falcons and never recover.

Burroughs Boys Water Polo Gets Good Start, Knocks Off Crescenta Valley

Chet Conlan and Vahagan Sahakyan each tally five goals and help the Indians to a 13-6 win over the visiting Falcons.

Burbank Football Starts Quick And Prevails 39-21 Over Pasadena

Aram Araradian passes for 256 yards with two scores and has a touchdown run, Brandon Pena grabs nine catches for 188 yards with one touchdown and Isaac Glover garners 150 yards on the ground and one score.

Burroughs Girls Volleyball Requires Three Sets Versus Host Burbank

Lydia Grote contributes a match-best 20 kills as the Indians beat the Bulldogs 25-15, 25-17, 25-17 in a Pacific League match.