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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steinberg: How 'bout them Dodgers?

    Those in the Guggenheim group are heroes in Southern California as the Dodgers defeated Arizona 7-6 to clinch the Western Division title in the National League pennant race Thursday. They promised to bring quality baseball and victory back to Los...