Nitros Sports in Action
(schedules are subject to change)

Athletic Administration

Assistant Principal- Mark Rubio
Athletic Director- Alan Eberhart
Athletic Director- Patrick Lancaster
Assistant Athletic Director- Tadeh Mardirosian

Parents: click here to see the steps to get your child signed up for GHS sports

GHS Athletes:

Participation in Glendale High School's sports program is a privilege, not a right. Students, you are expected to represent your team, school and community with integrity.

Glendale High School
1440 E. Broadway
Glendale CA 91205-1503

818-242-3161, ext. 4124 (Mark Rubio's voice mail)
818-244-6080 (athletics FAX)

Attention new and returning GHS athletes. Please download the student-athlete forms, fill them out, get your physical exam, and return the forms to your coach.

Many of our teams practice during the summer. Contact the coach of the team you wish to play for and find out the details about tryouts and summer activities. The coaches are listed below.

Parents, if you have any questions about a sports team, please contact the coach directly by e-mail.
The addresses appear below.


Returning player, incoming 9th grader, transfer student, Clark H.S. student?
It's not too late to join a GHS sports team. Contact the coach for the sport you are interested in for more information.

Call 818-242-3161 and the extention number-

Football- Contact George Maiale- ext. 4302
Boys' Water Polo- Contact Narek Vardanian- ext. 4118
Girls' Tennis- Contact Grace Sheldon-Williams- ext. 8102
Girls' Volleyball- Contact Ta'ase Mose
Boys' and Girls' Cross Country- Contact Bob Bailey- ext. 4203

Call 818-242-3161 and the extention number-

Boys' Basketball- Contact Ibrahim Belou- ext. 5146
Girls' Basketball- Contact Tadeh Mardirosian- ext. 4119
Boys' Soccer- Contact Artur Aghasyan
Soccer- Contact Victor Aquino
Girls' Water Polo- Contact Casey Sripramong

Call 818-242-3161 and the extention number-

Boys' Baseball- Contact Kevin Chan
Boys' and Girls' Golf- Contact Anthony Mohr- ext. 6204
Boys' and Girls' Lacrosse- Contact Joe Campbell- ext. 7201
Girls' Softball- Contact Chris Funaro- ext. 6304
Swimming- Contact Carol Driffill- ext. 4316
Boys' and Girls' Track- Contact Bob Bailey- ext. 4203
Boys' Tennis- Contact Grace Sheldon-Williams- ext. 8102
Boys' Volleyball- Contact Ta'ase Mose


Assistant Principal (in charge of athletics)
Mark Rubio
818-242-3161, ext. 4124

Athletic Directors

Mr. Alan Eberhart (
Mr. Eberhart oversees: baseball, cross country, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and track
Mr. Patrick Lancaster (
Email him at

Mr. Lancaster oversees:
basketball, golf, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and water polo

Glendale High School Athletics has a long, proud history
1920- Baseball- Southern California runners-up
1923- Football- Southern California runners-up
1924- Football- Southern California Champions
1927- Track & Field- Southern California Champions
1927- Track & Field- Runners-Up at State Championships
1937- Football- Southern California Champions
1938- Baseball- Southern California Champions
1943- Track & Field- Southern California Champions
1950- Track & Field- Southern California Champions
1950- Track & Field- Runners-Up at State Championships
1959- Basketball- 3A Division Champions
1981- Basketball- 2A Division Champions
1985- Basketball- 4A Division Champions
1988- Girls' Badminton- 4A Division Champions
1989- Boys' Volleyball- 3A Division Champions
2012- Boys' Water Polo- CIF Division V runners-up
2013- Boys' Water Polo- CIF Division V Champions

Floyd "Babe" Herman-
1921- Competed in four sports at Glendale Union High (baseball, football, basketball, and track and field)- He was selected Southern California's most outstanding high school baseball player and California State baseball player of the year in 1920.
Major League Baseball- Outstanding player for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He still holds Dodgers all-time record for highest batting average, .393, which he set in 1930.

Frank Wykoff-
1928- High school- State Champion 100 and 200 yard dash, led GUHS to the State Championship in 1927, Named State High School Track Athlete of the Year
College-Ran on the Glendale College track team. He is inducted in the GCC Athletics Hall of Fame. At USC he won NCAA 100 yard dash titles in 1930-31 and AAU titles in 1928 and 1931; ran his first official 9.4 time at 100 yards in 1930. Gold Medal winner on the U.S. 400 meter relay in three different Olympic Games (1928, 1932, 1936).

Gene Mako-
1932- He was the 1934 National Collegiate singles and doubles champion while lettering at USC for 3 years (1934-36-37). He won 2 Wimbledon (1937-38) and 3 U.S. Open (2 in 1936, 1 in 1938) doubles titles. In 1936, he won the regular and mixed doubles titles at the U.S. Open. Mako was in the U.S. Top Ten in 1937 and 1938 (reaching as high as No. 3), and was ranked World No. 8 in 1938.

Delos Thurber-
1934- CIF and State champion in the high jump. 3-time All-American in the high jump at USC, 1936, 1937, 1938. Olympic Bronze medalist in 1936.

Ted Schroeder-
1935- NCAA tennis champion while playing at Stanford University. Wimbledon champion.

Bob Dillinger-
1936- He player football, basketball and baseball at GHS. Major League Baseball- he led the American League in hits in 1948 and in stolen bases three consecutive years (1947-49).

Frank Albert- 1937- So. Cal. and State High School Football Player of the Year, All-American at Stanford, Heisman Trophy Finalist two seasons, College Football Hall of Fame, Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame, Rose Bowl Hall of Fame, played professionally in the AAFL, CFL, and NFL. He was the head coach for the San Francisco 49ers.

Bob Reinhard- 1938- All-CIF in football. He was a teammate of GHS legend Frankie Albert and helped lead the Dynamiters to the 1937 CIF football championship. He was an All-American at UC Berkeley,and is a member of University of California Athletic Hall of Fame. He was named a college All-American in 1940 and 1941. Reinhard played professionally with the Los Angeles Dons of the AAFL and the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL.

Owen "Guinn" Smith-
1939- California High school State Champion in pole vault- NCAA Champion in the pole vault for UC Berkeley. 1941 NCAA pole vault champ, 1947 National pole vault champ. 1948 Olympic Games polo vault champion (Gold Medal)

Alan Grimley- 1943- Southern California Basketball Player of the Year. He was also a standout on the Dynamiter football and track teams where he was one of the fastest sprinters in the state.

Al Lawrence- 1943- Southern California Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Rudy Regalado- 1946- Star on the Dynamiters' basketball and baseball teams. Was All-CIF in baseball. He was a standout on USC's baseball team. Major League Baseball, played three years with the Cleveland Indians. Played third base in the 1954 World Series.

Tom Riach- 1947- Southern California High School Basketball Player of the Year. All-American at USC and was named. Conference Player of the Year 1951. Riach was captain of the 1951 USC basketball team. He lettered in three seasons in basketball and baseball at USC, and was a seventh-round selection by Baltimore in the 1951 NBA draft.

Steve Turner- 1950-
(National H.S. record holder) 1950-
So. Cal, State, USA Track & Field High School Athlete of the Year

Darrell Sutherland- 1959- CIF 3A Basketball Player of the Year- All-conference at Stanford in baseball and basketball, Major League Baseball

Tom Dose- 1960- CIF 3A Basketball Player of the Year
All-conference at Stanford, drafted by the L.A. Lakers

Damon Bame- 1960- All-CIF in football. Two-time All-American at Glendale College, Two-time All-American at USC, member of USC Athletic Hall of Fame. Named to the USC Football All-Century team. He is inducted in the GCC Athletics Hall of Fame.

Dave Reed- 1961- In three years at GHS he lost only one match. That loss came in the CIF championship match as a sophomore. His junior and senior years he was the UNDEFEATED CIF champion. He starred at UCLA with tennis legend Arthur Ashe. UCLA won the national team championship in 1965. Reed placed second in the country in doubles.

John Block- 1962- All-CIF in basketball. Record setting scorer at USC where he set 10 school records. He was team captain for the Trojans in 1966 and team MVP in 1965 and 1966. He was named to the All-America team in 1966. Block led the Pacific Coast Conference in scoring averaging 25.2 points per game. He scored 30 or more points nine times in his college career and held the USC single game scoring record with 45 points. Block also holds the USC record for most free throws made in a game when he made 21 out of 21 attempts in a 1966 game. He played in the NBA for 10 years and was an NBA All-Star in 1973.

Chuck Arrobio-
1962- All-CIF lineman on the football team.
He was a first team All-America tackle at USC in 1965. The 6' 4" 250 pounder was team co-captain at USC with Heisman Trophy winner Mike Garrett. He played one season professionally for the Minnesota Vikings.

Gary Sutherland-
1962- He was a Major League second baseman and shortstop for 13 seasons from 1966-1978.

Gordon Knutson- 1963- Southern California (CIF) Baseball Player of the Year. He was the most dominant high school pitcher in Southern California collecting 16 wins his senior year. He was also named All-CIF in football.

Rosario "Choco" Vivanco-
1968- Choco is a legendary athlete from Peru. At the age of 15 she was a member of Peru's Olympic Swimming Team and competed at the 1964 Games in Tokyo (100-meter freestyle). And at the age of 19 she competed in the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyles.

Mark Chatfield
1971- National High School Swimming Champion (#1 in 100 breaststroke, #1 in 200 IM, #2 in 100 backstroke in the United States.) Chatfield set the Olympic record holder 100-m breaststroke, 1972 Olympic Games. He qualified for the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in 1968, 1972, 1976, and 1980. He was an All-American at USC.

Dwight Stones- 1971- High school- State Champion and State record holder in high jump, All-American at UCLA, Long Beach State. 1972, 1976, 1984 Olympic Games, Bronze Medals in 1972 and 1976. Stones was the 11-time NationalHigh Jump Champion. He established the World High Jump record in 1976 with a jump of 7 feet, 7 and a quarter inches.

Brett Miller- 1976- Played football at Glendale College and at the University of Iowa, where at 6' 7", 292 lbs., he was a standout offensive lineman. Miller played 10 seasons in the NFL. Six with the Atlanta Falcons, one season with the San Diego Chargers, and three seasons with the New York Jets. He is inducted in the GCC Athletics Hall of Fame.

Lee Balkin- 1979- CIF and State champion high jump. He still holds the California State Championship Meet record for the high jump (7 feet, 3 1/4 inches). His best jump after high school was 7 feet, 7 inches to finish second in the nation in 1987. He was an All-American at UCLA.

Kelly Henry- 1980- UNDEFEATED CIF champion in tennis for 3 years (1978, 1979, 1980). 4-time All-American at USC (1981, 1982, 1983 and in 1984 was an All-American in both singles and doubles). She played on USC's 1983 National Championship team. Henry played professionally as doubles partner to Tracy Austin.

Duane Bickett- 1981- CIF 2A Basketball co-Player of the year,
All-CIF in football. In college he was an All-American (football) at USC. He played 12 seasons in the NFL (Colts, Panthers, Seahawks) and was the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year and mas named to one Pro Bowl.

Rich Grande- 1985- CIF 4A Basketball Player of the Year. Grande led the Nitros to a perfect 28-0 season! He played four years at USC where he was the two-time team captain.

Jenny Dalton- 1992- All-CIF and Pacific League Player of the Year in volleyball, basketball and softball. League champion and school record holder in the shot put. She set the CIF record for career home runs in softball. University of Arizona- 3-time first team All-America in 1994, 1995, 1996, Dalton helped the Wildcats win three National Championships. During her senior season at Arizona, Dalton was named the National softball Player of the Year honors. She batted .469 with 25 home runs and 109 RBIs. After college, she was a member of USA national baseball team (2009).

Scott Greenwood- 1996- CIF finalist in the swimming (100-yard and 200-yard freestyles.) He established school records in both events.
AFter high school he swam two years at USC and then transferred to UC Berkeley where he was a two-time All-American. He was part of the national champion 400-yard freestyle relay in 2000 that broke the NCAA record. In 2000 he was also part of two relays that were Pacific-10 conference champions (200 and 400-yard freestyle relays). Greenwood was ranked among the top 25 in the world in the 50-meter freestyle. He swam in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

Kevin Witt- 1998- CIF Division 3 Water Polo co-Player of the Year, 3-time NCAA All-American at Loyola Marymount, Member of the USA Men's National Water Polo Team.

Katalina Sher- 2010- Glendale High's fastest female swimmer ever. She holds school records in six of the eight individual events: the 200-free, 200-yard IM, 50-yard free, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard free, 500-yard free. CIFfinalist in the 200-free and 500-free.

Mickey Mowry- 2012- CIF runner up in the 100-yard butterfly in swimming. He was a CIF finalist in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke during his years at GHS. School records in the 200-free, 100-butterfly, 100-backstroke. He earned All-American recognition in the 100-butterfly his senior season. Swam at UC Santa Barbara for four years. NCAA qualifyer in the 200-yard butterfly.

Michael Davis- 2013- 1st team All-CIF in football as a wide receiver. Blazing speed in track. He was the Pacific League champion for three seasons in the 100 meters and for four years in the 200 meters. He was the CIF runner up in the 200 meters and finished 5th in the state in the 200 meters his senior year. Plays football at Brigham Young University.

Arman Momdzhyan- 2013- CIF Division 5 Water Polo Player of the Year. A 2-time All-American in water polo. He was named the Pacific League Player of the Year two times and was the Glendale News-Press Area Water Polo Player of the Year his senior season. He played at Los Angeles Valley College and currently plays water polo at UC San Diego.

Artak Arzumanyan- 2014- 3-time 1st team All-CIF player in water polo. Currently plays water polo at Pepperdine University.

2016 Sports Schedules
(click on the links below to download the game schedules)
(schedules are subject to change)

Cross Country

Varsity Football
JV Football

Varsity Girls Tennis
JV Girls Tennis

Varsity Girls Volleyball
JV Girls Volleyball
Frosh-Soph Girls Volleyball

Varsity Boys Water Polo
JV Boys Water Polo

2016-2017 Sports Schedules
Boys' Varsity Basketball
Boys' JV Basketball
Boys' F/S Basketball

Girls' Varsity Basketball
Girls' JV Basketball
Girls' F/S Basketball

Boys' Varsity Soccer

Boys' JV Soccer

Girls' Varsity Soccer
Girls' JV Soccer

Girls' Varsity Water Polo
Girls' JV Water Polo

FOOTBALL ARCHIVES- This is a work in progress
See yearbook pages from each decade

See the Hoover/Glendale Football Records

Glendale High School's Greatest All-Time Athletes
Read "Greatest Athletes" Story
All-Time League Championships won by GHS teams

The Man, Myth, Legend
Sammy Fabian
Senior TRENTON JULIAN is the fastest swimmer in the history of Glendale High School!
Trenton holds the school record in 5 of the 8 individual races and is part of the record setting medley relay team.

His individual school marks are:
*200-yard freestyle- 1:36.21 (CIF Champ), ALL-AMERICA

*200-yard IM- 1:49.80 (league record), ALL-AMERICA
*50-yard freestyle- 21.85
*100-yard butterfly- 47.66 (CIF champ), ALL-AMERICA
*500-yard freestyle- 4:30.82 (league champ), ALL-AMERICA
The three school records he does not yet have are:
100-yard free, 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard breast
Julian wins CIF championship in two races
Julian named Daily News Swimmer of the Year
Julian named SoCal Prep Legends Athlete of the Week
Julian named Glendale News-Press Swimmer of the Year
Julian listed among top 20 NCAA swim recruits in America

Sammy Fabian

From the Glendale News-Press...
Nitros named to All-Area Softball Team

Sammy Fabian, Junior, Outfielder, Glendale
One of the greatest talents in the state once again, Fabian was a Cal-Hi Sports All-State, All-CIF Southern Section Division III, All-Pacific League and an All-Area first-team pick. She put in another season of jaw-dropping numbers, batting .656 (42 for 64) with 10 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 40 runs, 22 RBI, 18 stolen bases and, most famously, ran her career hitting streak to 61 games. Overall, Fabian has hit safely in 64 of her 65 games played at Glendale and is riding a three-game hitting streak, one in which she finished the season going eight for her last 10, into the final season of one of the area’s most distinguished careers.

Alex Howard, Senior, Infielder, Glendale
Wrapped up a phenomenal four-year career with the Nitros with perhaps her best season yet. An All-Pacific League first-team selection, she hit .493 (37 for 75) with 28 RBI, 16 doubles, three triples, 23 runs, 13 stolen bases and was an excellent shortstop.

Jordan Lousararian, Senior, Pitcher, Glendale
A four-year standout for the Nitros and a multiple-time all-league and All-Area honoree, she finished her career as an All-Pacific League first-team selection with a 16-3 record with a 1.99 ERA, 65 strikeouts and 26 walks in 102 innings. At the plate, she added a .306 (19 for 62) average with 13 RBI.

Esme Piedra, Sophomore, Infielder, Glendale
All-Pacific League honorable mention batted .441 (26 for 59) with 17 RBI and 22 runs.

Pacific League Lacrosse
Jenina Villabroza

Senior Jenina Villabroza selected Pacific League Defensive Player of the Year


Varsity Baseball

Varsity Golf
Varsity Girls' Lacrosse

Varsity Softball
Varsity Boys' Swimming
Varsity Girls' Swimming
Varsity Boys' Tennis
Varsity Boys' Track & Field
Varsity Girls' Track & Field
Varsity Boys' Volleyball