| May 13, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The Sunset League baseball race will be decided this week.
Logan Pouelsen's grand slam in the bottom of third inning allowed Huntington Beach to distance itself from visiting Edison and propelled the Oilers to a key, 6-0 victory on Friday.
| May 14, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Jared Reyes delivered an opposite-field walk-off double to score Nick Shenkman from second to give the Cardinals a come-from-behind, 5-4 victory over Pirates in Ocean View Little League Majors Division action.
Boosted by four strong innings from left-...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:31 AM
Deric Yanagisawa had preached patience to his Fountain Valley High baseball team early Thursday afternoon, just before the Barons were to take on rival Edison in the Sunset League and regular-season finale for both teams.
Two days earlier, Fountain...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Before heading off to Angel Stadium on Saturday to create new baseball memories, I spent the day enjoying baseball history thanks to a gathering of the Pacific Coast League Historical Society at Central Library in Huntington Beach.
In the first half...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Having survived the rigors of the regular season, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Edison and Ocean View can now turn their sights to the CIF Southern Section baseball playoffs.
The postseason gets underway for all four local teams with first-round...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:47 AM
The 2013 prep sports year comes to an end in the coming week. Local high schools Edison, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Marina, Ocean View and Brethren Christian, delivered several memorable team and individual performances during the past year....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:28 PM
This is the second part of my column on Bartlett Park, which is located near the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach.
It is also the place where two bodies were found this summer — apparently the result of a murder/suicide.
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The first two innings of Friday's Sunset League baseball game between Huntington Beach High and Fountain Valley had an eerily similar feel to it, much like the one the two teams had played two days ago.
In both cases, Fountain Valley jumped out to a 5-0...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The Yankees got their first victory of the season Saturday by defeating the Giants, 9-7, in an exciting Major division game at Ocean View Little League.
Triples by Naeco Logan and Mauro Ballinas in the first inning led to a 2-0 lead for the Yankees....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Close games seem to be the norm when Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach meet on the baseball diamond.
Wednesday's Sunset League showdown at Huntington had a similar feel, only this time it was a high-scoring affair.
Fountain Valley staked its way to...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:56 PM
Edison High baseball Coach Cameron Chinn earlier in the week felt that a big key for his Chargers in their Sunset League opener against Marina, would be the ability to produce offensively with runners in scoring position. Do that, and Chinn believed his...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:14 AM
Ocean View High girls' softball got its 2014 season off to a big start Tuesday by overpowering visiting Costa Mesa, 10-0.
Senior co-captain Emily Long homered and drove in three runs, senior co-captain Tobi Salzman had three hits, and junior Billi...