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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steinberg: NFL still at the top

    I spent last week in Washington D.C. and the area is ablaze with Redskin mania. Every cab driver, shopkeeper and person I encountered is in a state of excitement about the prospects of the team. Robert Griffin III could be elected mayor in a landslide....
  • Steinberg: MLB can be stricter

    Major League Baseball recently issued its long-awaited suspensions for 13 players for violation of the drug program's protocols. Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games by Commissioner Bud Selig by his power under the Basic...
  • 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...