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  • Lopes signs with Seattle

    Lopes signs with Seattle
    Timmy Lopes, who graduated from Edison High last week, has signed with the Seattle Mariners. Lopes was taken in the sixth round (No. 191 overall) June 5 by the Mariners in the Major League First-Year Player Draft. Lopes previously had been a UC Irvine...
  • 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...
  • Briefs: Fan from HB featured by MLB

    Thomas Roberts of Huntington Beach is one of 52 Major League Baseball fans trying to become a "Cave Dweller" in the 2013 MLB Fan Cave. Thomas, whose favorite team is the Los Angeles Dodgers, has his contest video posted at http://www.MLBFanCave.com,...
  • Around Town: Course record set at marathon

    Around Town: Course record set at marathon
    A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday. Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39. Tyler...
  • MLB fan goes all out to snag dream job

     MLB fan goes all out to snag dream job
    Die-hard Dodger fan Aaron Roberts did what he had to in order to secure a spot in the Major League Baseball Fan Cave this season. He made promotional videos, stayed active on social media, wrote an essay and interviewed third baseman Adam Kennedy (who...
  • In the Pipeline: Giving children care and hair

    In the Pipeline: Giving children care and hair
    Two stories this week highlighted some great efforts being made in Huntington Beach on behalf of kids, and by kids themselves. We start by going back to 1991 San Diego. You may remember the tragic case of Leticia Hernandez, the Oceanside youngster who...
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    Vikings' Lewis taken by Oakland Marina High third baseman Chad Lewis was selected by the Oakland A's in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday. He was the 125th overall pick. During his senior year, Lewis hit .395 and had four home...
  • MLB Hall of Famers visit Surf City

    MLB Hall of Famers visit Surf City
    "Cheaters." That's what Harmon Killebrew called the recently revealed Major League Baseball steroid users to a packed dinner crowd at SeaCliff Country Club last week at the KinderVision fundraiser. It was but one of many revealing, interesting moments...
  • Another year to remember

    When the prep sports season began in September, it became apparent that the 2009-2010 school year would be a special one in athletics for the local high schools. It didn't disappoint, as both the highs and lows, put local teams and athletes in the...
  • Briefly In Sports

    Owens commits to Miami Edison pitcher Henry Owens committed over the weekend to the University of Miami, Edison Coach Steve Lambright said Monday. The senior left-handed pitcher, who went 9-2 last year, was in Jupiter, Fla., playing for the St. Louis...
  • City Lights: Writing isn't always glamorous

    I still remember the first time I saw my name in print. It was the spring of my freshman year in high school, and I submitted an essay on the Major League Baseball strike to a Los Angeles Times column, "My Turn," that featured work by local teenagers....
  • 'Take Me Out' to the monument

    "He is the Francis Scott Key of baseball, and whatever you can do to preserve his memory and legacy, it's definitely something baseball fans should get involved with." That's what Los Angeles Dodgers team historian Mark Langill told me last week in...