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  • Filia provides boost for Bruins

    Filia provides boost for Bruins
    Five years ago, Eric Filia made a decision that would alter his future when he verbally committed to play baseball at UCLA. He did so, he said then, during his sophomore year at Edison High, for many reasons. One, in particular, stood out. "They...
  • Sports Year In Review: Some thrilling finishes

    Sports Year In Review: Some thrilling finishes
    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....
  • High School Roundup: Can't deny Edison boys' soccer

    The Edison High boys' soccer team again is champion of the Sunset League. In a game that determined first place and as to which team would take the title, Edison slipped past visiting Los Alamitos, 1-0, Friday to clinch the crown. It took Connor Gordon'...
  • Owens makes splash

    Owens makes splash
    It could be called the first summer pool party at the home of Mike and Julie Owens, but Monday's big splash wasn't planned. It was spontaneous. Most certainly, it was joyous. It happened shortly after their son, Edison pitching sensation Henry Owens,...
  • Snyder shines in All-Star game

    The Orange County All-Star High School Seniors baseball game played Tuesday at Glover Stadium in Anaheim had a local flavor to it. And a pair of local outfielders had a big hand in the outcome of the 44th annual game, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of...
  • Buzzer-beater highlights year's accomplishments

    Buzzer-beater highlights year's accomplishments
    Another prep sports school year has gone into the books. As has been the case in years past, several local teams and athletes reached the pinnacle of their respective sports. Below is a listing of some of the top prep highlights reported to the...
  • Briefly In Sports

    Sellers hits first MLB home run Marina High graduate Justin Sellers had a memorable Sunday for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 2005 graduate, who made his Major League debut Friday, hit his first career home run in his third game, helping the Dodgers to a...
  • Vikings could be improved

    The summer yielded good returns and the fall could prove to be another stepping stone for the Marina High football team, which begins its second year under Coach George Pascoe. The return of several skill players has the veteran coach feeling...
  • A year of highs and lows

    Another year on the high school sports scene has come and gone, but not without local athletes again turning in outstanding performances. Below are some of the highlights from the 2011 calendar that were reported to the Independent. * January-June The...
  • A special day of surfing

    A special day of surfing
    Scott McCall is no stranger to the water. The 30-year-old grew up in Huntington Beach. He learned to swim at Pacific Sands Cabana Club with his sisters, Jayme and Megan. But McCall always wanted to surf. He received some special lessons at the Surf's Up...
  • Robinson selected by Twins in MLB Draft

    Robinson selected by Twins in MLB Draft
    Ocean View senior Timmy Robinson was drafted in the 31st round (940th overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft on June 6 by the Minnesota Twins. Robinson, who signed last month with USC, batted .523 during the prep season, hit 12 home runs...
  • Locals Amaral, Filia-Snyder advance to Omaha

    Huntington Beach High grad Beau Amaral, a junior outfielder at UCLA, and Edison High grad Eric Filia-Snyder, a freshman outfielder for the Bruins, are in Omaha for the 2012 College World Series. The Bruins, the No. 2 seed, open World Series play Friday...