Sports

Assistant coaches: The unsung heroes

Who’s on first, what’s on second; wait, who’s that? He’s yelling at the players, but he’s not Coach Hamilton. He’s teaching a swimmer a stroke technique but he’s not Coach Hehn. And she’s motivating the volleyball players, but she’s not Coach Piggot. They are the assistant coaches, the unsung mentors of sports.  Although they are […]

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Boys basketball eliminated from CIF playoffs in 69-51 defeat in semifinals

Unlike the outcome of most  boys basketball games, the Griffins came out on the bottom of the lop-sided score. They were dominated 69-51 in the semi-finals of the CIF Division 4A tournament by Campbell Hall in the Providence High School gym on Friday, February 27. In the loss, the Griffins fans saw their one of […]

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Boys basketball advances to semifinals of CIF D4A

After just squeaking by 13 seed Whittier Christian in quarterfinals of CIF D4A playoffs, the Griffins pummeled Crean Lutheran in the pavilion Wednesday by a final score of 73-35. Crean Lutheran, who beat Bosco Tech previously in an upset, had trouble containing the Griffins’ three-point shooters, especially freshman Mike Meadows who finished with 30 points, […]

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Boys soccer survives St. Anthony in PKs

The boys varsity soccer team narrowly avoided an early exit yesterday from their CIF playoff run, defeating St. Anthony 4-1 in penalties after regular time saw the teams tied at 1-1. The Griffins dominated the early stages of the game, moving the ball efficiently around their opponent’s box, but the Saints’ center backs held strong. […]

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Girls basketball advances to quarterfinals, defeating Desert 51-39

The first two rounds of the CIF Division Five AA playoffs for girls basketball is over, with the Griffin girls racking up a dominant 74-31 win over Cornelia Connelly High School Thursday night and a win in the second round against Desert High School 51-39 on Saturday evening in the Roy E. Disney Family Pavilion. The girls […]

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Boys Basketball annihilates Nordhoff 73-29 in first round

The boys basketball team, seeded third, dominated Nordhoff High School Wednesday night by 44 points in a packed Roy E. Disney Family Pavilion in the first round of CIF Southern Section D4A playoffs. It was a great evening for Brendon Ferguson, as the senior small forward put up 20 points to lead five Buckley players […]

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Buckley falls to Price 75-69

On February 7 at home, the Griffins lost 75-69 to the much bigger and more athletic Price High School Knights that ranks 20 in California holding a 20-5 record. The Griffins kept it close in what probably should have been a lop-sided victory for the Knights and the game ended up stayed a very competitive […]

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Boys dominate Santa Clara 85-46

Head coach Mike Hamilton’s varsity squad soundly defeated Santa Clara on January 13 by a score of 85-46 to improve to 13-3. The boys are now ranked third in the Southern Section of CIF Division 4A. See the clip below for Austin Butler’s signature leap.

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Boys varsity basketball wraps up pre-season

As the varsity boys basketball team’s pre-season ends with a solid record, including a win against powerhouse Loyola, being named co-champions in the Kaiser Cougar Classic in Hawaii, as well as placing second at the Bell-Jeff tournament, the team begins preparing for regular season games and some hard out of league matchups they face in […]

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Boys basketball defeats Malibu 79 – 43

The boys varsity basketball team defeated Malibu high school 79-43 in the Buckley Winter Classic Round Robin tournament on December 3. From the recent winners of All Area Code players, a high accolade for players in Southern California, senior Austin Butler, freshmen Kihei Clark, and Mike Meadows carried the team to a blowout over the […]

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