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San Dimas product Peter Lambert opening eyes in the Colorado Rockies organization

By Michelle Gardner|

Westchester-Del Rey falls in LL softball West Regional quarterfinals

SAN BERNARDINO >> Westchester-Del Rey Little League finally dug a hole too deep to climb out from. Southern California’s 11- and 12-year-old champions had come back from deficits all season, but struggled to get outs in a 13-2 loss ...

By Dennis Pope Correspondent|

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  • Basketball

    Inland Empire basketball players team up for Team Challenge ALS

    What’s the best way to help out a worthy cause? Is it to donate money, or to raise awareness? Eisenhower High basketball alumnus Sean Marshall hopes to do both. Marshall is the general manager and player for Team Challenge ALS, a team with several Inland Empire connections, but also connected to Marshall’s alma mater, Boston College. “I created this team for Pete Frates, my college roommate. We were together my senior year roommates and...

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  • College

    Biola competes first year of NCAA Division II certification

    Biola University completed its first major step in reaching NCAA membership on Friday when the La Mirada school received notice that it had successfully completed its first provisional year in Division II. “We are quite thrilled,” Biola athletic director Bethany Miller said. “It was a such a lot to do and challenging for the staff. There was a lot of collaboration.” Biola will have full membership in the Division II Pacific West Conference for the...

    Keith Lair
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  • High School Football

    Azusa Pacific football to get national spotlight

    Azusa Pacific University has been the football team to beat and watch in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference the past few seasons and now the rest of the country will get to see. APU, which has won three of the past four conference titles and made its first appearance in the NCAA Division II playoffs last season, will have its GNAC game at Central Washington, scheduled for Oct. 28 at 1 p.m., streamed live on ESPN3. “We are proud to represent Azusa Pacific University...

    Steve Ramirez
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  • High school baseball

    Cory Lidle’s name lives on in second annual All-Star Skills Challenge

    Cory Lidle never forgot where he came from. The South Hills High School alum and former Major League baseball player, who died in 2006, always gave back to his community, either the Huskies baseball program or the communities of West Covina and Covina where he grew up. For that reason, the Cory Lidle Foundation is again putting on the Cory Lidle All-Star Skills Challenge, scheduled for this weekend. The group also holds a high school tournament in the fall. This...

    Steve Ramirez
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  • High School Football

    Charter Oak knocks off Bishop Amat to win Silver Division in Battle at the Beach

    By Zach Cavanagh Correspondent HUNTINGTON BEACH >> Charter Oak of Covina made the most of its weekend beach getaway by taking home some silverware in dramatic fashion. With the score tied and time expired, Charter Oak’s Isaiah Hamilton intercepted Bishop Amat of La Puente in the end zone to earn two points and win the Battle at the Beach silver division championship Saturday at Edison High. “It’s kind of ironic that we played...

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  • High school baseball

    South Hills’ Jacob Amaya signs with Dodgers; Karlos Morales with Brewers

    South Hills High seniors Jacob Amaya and Karlos Morales were two of the better baseball players in the area this spring and now they will take their talents to the professional level. Both signed contracts Friday. Amaya, arguably one of the top shortstops in the CIF Southern Section, signed with the Dodgers after being picked in the 11th round of last month’s Major League Baseball Draft. Morales, a left-handed pitcher, signed with the Milwaukee Brewers, who selected him in the...

    Steve Ramirez
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  • High School Football

    Three teams to play in Battle of the Beach passing tournament

    It will not be an average day at the beach for three local football teams competing in the Battle of the Beach passing tournament at Edison High School in Huntington Beach on Saturday. For Bishop Amat, Charter Oak and La Habra, it’s going to be a great measuring stick to see how their skill players match up against the top teams in Southern California. A sun tan may be all any of the three teams get out of it. “I read (an) article (about the tournament) and it...

    Aram Tolegian
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  • Sports

    Track and field coach Kevin Reid leaves Azusa Pacific for La Verne

    Kevin Reid has been the face of the Azusa Pacific University men’s track and field program for more than two decades. But new times offer new challenges and now the veteran coach believes it’s time to move on. He is leaving APU for nearby La Verne to coach the men’s and women’s program for the Leopards, who compete in the SCIAC and NCAA Division III. “After more than 30 years at one place, the history and the relationships make it extremely...

    Steve Ramirez
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  • High School Football

    Banged-up Arroyo football team hosts SGV Shootout passing tournament

    The Arroyo High School football team is always one of the busiest groups of the offseason. This year, though, head coach Jim Singiser isn’t so sure that’s been a good thing. On Saturday, the Knights will participate in their sixth, yes sixth, passing tournament of the offseason when they host SGV Shootout. First games are at 9 a.m. “What we did this year was we cut back on the weekday stuff, we’re spending more time doing individual work and...

    Aram Tolegian
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  • High school baseball

    Covina baseball lands Kevin Smith as new head coach

    If Kevin Smith’s track record is any indicator, the Covina High School baseball program is in for good things. The veteran baseball coach announced this week that he’s leaving West Covina after one season to take over the Colts’ varsity baseball job. Smith is best known for a wildly successful run at South Hills, during which he guided the Huskies to a CIF championship in 2009 and at one stretch won 13 consecutive league championships. “It was really...

    Aram Tolegian
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