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  • 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...
  • After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?

    After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?
    To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium. The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...