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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Another year of feats

    Another year of feats
    Another prep sports year has come and gone. 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 Independent in the...
  • 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...
  • In The Pipeline: Baseball greats make the best save

    Last year in this column space, I wrote about a special event at SeaCliff Country Club. It was a golf outing and banquet put on by KinderVision that featured a slew of Major League Baseball legends, including Rollie Fingers and Harmon Killebrew....
  • City Lights: Dwyer principal needs to be commended

    Meet Don Ruisinger, the Jim Joyce of Dwyer Middle School. Anyone who follows sports must remember the flack last year regarding Joyce, the Major League Baseball umpire whose blown call with two outs in the ninth inning thwarted what would have been the...
  • 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...