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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Padres select Bauers of Marina

    Padres select Bauers of Marina
    Jake Bauers felt the heartbreak of a loss in a championship game last week. What a difference a week makes. Bauers, a Marina High senior first baseman, was drafted No. 208 overall, in the seventh round, by the San Diego Padres in the Major League...
  • Angels aficionado pens new book

    Angels aficionado pens new book
    Joe Haakenson grew up a Los Angeles Dodgers fan. His allegiance was to Dodger Blue. At the time, he knew of but didn't closely follow that other Major League Baseball team one county away in Orange County. Now he knows plenty about that organization....
  • Whirlwind week for Bauers

    Whirlwind week for Bauers
    By his own admissions, Jake Bauers has called the past few weeks nothing short of "crazy." The Marina High senior will tell you, he'd have it no other way. On the cusp of the month of June, Bauers and the Marina baseball team played for a CIF Southern...
  • All-CIF selections announced

    The CIF Southern Section office on Tuesday released the All-CIF Southern Section selections for baseball, softball and boys' volleyball. Huntington Beach senior setter Matt Butler was named the Player of the Year in Division 1. Senior middle blocker...
  • Year in Review: Banner year for Edison, HB

    Year in Review: Banner year for Edison, HB
    From beginning to end, the 2012-13 prep school year was laced with major athletic accomplishments. The sports calendar started in late-August and culminated in the first week of the current month. The following are some of the key highlights reported to...
  • 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...
  • HB quartet commit to programs

    HB quartet commit to programs
    Four members of the Huntington Beach High baseball program got their recruiting process out of the way early by recently committing to three NCAA Division 1 schools. Oilers Head Coach Benji Medure said Logan Pouelsen and Hagen Danner both committed to...
  • 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...