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  • Ortiz named to UFC Hall of Fame

    Tito Ortiz, a resident of Huntington Beach who has held the longest reign as heavyweight champion in mixed martial arts, is being inducted Saturday into the Ultimate Fighting Championships Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. Ortiz is the first UFC inductee...
  • Finishing on a high note

    Finishing on a high note
    Editor's Note: The Independent looks back on the 2011-2012 high school season. Below is the third of three parts, focusing on the spring season. * The softball season saw several local teams turn in successful runs. Edison ran up a program-record 26...
  • CIF honors three with local ties

    Jim Harris, Bruce Belcher and Jim Staunton were three of 19 people among the 2011-12 Distinguished Service and Hall of Fame Awardees from the CIF Southern Section. Harris, who died last October, was named to the Hall of Fame for his 33-year tenure as...
  • Robinwood captures Division III state championship

    The Robinwood Little League 9/10 All-Star team reached the pinnacle of postseason play. An overpowering performance during the past month gave Robinwood four tournament titles, the last of which was the Division III State tournament championship Sunday...
  • Briefly In Sports

    Club H Volleyball is offering a summer volleyball session starting Sunday at Golden West College. Other session dates include Aug. 19 and Aug. 26. The cost is $100. Instruction for players under 14 is from 4 and 6 p.m. Instruction for players 15 and older...
  • In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed

    In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed
    I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that? Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
  • Local youth team captures AYSO crown

    The Surf City Breakers, an AYSO Region 56 Under-14 girls' Extra team from South Huntington Beach, won the JUSA Signature Friendship Tournament on Sunday in Yorba Linda. The Breakers won two games and tied a third to advanced to the division final. In...
  • Robinwood continues to roll in Little League All-Star play

    Robinwood continues to roll in Little League All-Star play
    In postseason All-Star play, there has been no stopping the Robinwood express. Tuesday in south Mission Viejo, the Robinwood 9/10 team put the exclamation point on an overpowering run through its most recent journey by winning the Little League Section...
  • Oilers strike early, win

    Huntington Beach baseball Coach Benji Medure knew his team faced a tough challenge on a few fronts Friday. First, his Oilers had to contend with an Edison team that has been on a roll in the past month and was tied with Marina and Los Alamitos for...
  • High School Roundup: Oilers repeat as champs in Hawaii

    A trip to Hawaii resulted in another tournament championship for the Huntington Beach High boys' volleyball team. A year ago, the Oilers captured the title of the Kamehameha Cup. During spring break last week, the Oilers returned to the tournament,...
  • Youth: Mets stay hot

    The Mets continue to roll along in Ocean View Little League Minor B Division action, winning twice over a two-day period. Behind a potent offense and a rotation that included five pitchers, the Mets scored an 18-4 victory March 10 over the Rockhounds....
  • High School Baseball: Road wins galore in league openers

    The road proved friendly to Marina, Fountain Valley and Ocean View during opening day of league play Friday. Both Marina and Fountain Valley started Sunset League play with big victories, while Ocean View held on at Santa Ana to take its Golden West...