Rick’s Sports Corner

Rick’s Sports Corner: High School Basketball Through The Decades

The common thread is that there are important life lessons learned by playing prep hoops.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Hector Rodriguez Loves Baseball, Coaching

Former Burbank High catcher played college and professional baseball and is now coaching the game he loves to youngsters.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Keith Knoop Wears Numerous Hats

Former prep and college football standout returned to Burroughs High where he coached the football team for 19 years and brought the Indians back to prominence.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Burbank High’s Adam Colman, Winner, Culture Builder

Onetime standout quarterback returns to his alma mater and finds success and a sense of purpose.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Jessie Virtue, Defensive Stalwart Gains Confidence

Burroughs High senior soccer player looks to cap career with spectacular season.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Burbank High’s Bob Hart, Coach, Teacher, Integrity

Longtime baseball mentor has turned the Bulldogs into a respectable program.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Melissa Sanchez, Hard Working, Determined

Onetime standout player returns home to coach the Bulldogs softball team.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Emery Goulet, Burroughs High Hoops Leader, Scorer

Graduate had three terrific seasons for the Indians' basketball team and is attending UC Berkeley.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Jett Del Mundo’s Long Hoops Coaching Trek

Longtime Southern California basketball coach has turned around several programs.

Rick’s Sports Corner: How COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc On Local Sports Teams

It's been an ugly year so far, but Burbank High and Burroughs hope to begin the sports calendar.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Vicky Oganyan, Burroughs High’s Girls Hoops Coach Is Busy

It's not easy for the onetime Glendale High basketball standout, who is juggling being a biology teacher, girls' basketball head coach, full-time college student and hoopster.

Rick’s Sports Corner: Burbank High’s Ben Burnham Has Speed Galore

The Bulldog senior will attend Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and will play football and perhaps basketball.