| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:44 PM
BURBANK HIGH — They were award-winning athletes, successful coaches and revered administrators.
In their tenure at Burbank High, a special group of individuals helped put the school on the athletic map, helped bring pride to the city and...
| Jun 12, 2010
BURBANK — Although he just completed his senior baseball season, Burbank High baseball standout Lonnie Kauppila has already fulfilled two of his dreams.
Last year, Kauppila fulfilled a childhood dream of earning a college scholarship when he signed...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 3:08 PM
BURBANK — The baseball coaches at Burbank and Bellarmine-Jefferson highs would probably not want to ponder what their seasons would have been like without their star players.
Bulldogs senior Lonnie Kauppila and the Guards senior Patrick Haney...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 2:53 PM
With the summer simmering along outside, Lonnie Kauppila is restless inside.
A ball, a mitt and a bat call him, just as they've done since he was but 5 years old. And without them, the summer is simply stumbling along.
"I'm pretty much in the dumps...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:27 PM
The Baseball Reliquary has enjoyed an ongoing association with the Burbank Central Library.
For a number of years, the library has hosted a variety of baseball-related events and displays put on by the San Gabriel Valley-based organization.
| Dec 28, 2010
| 7:59 PM
Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and exciting sports stories. Some of the stories touched us, some informed us and others just entertained us.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Major League Baseball pitcher Brandon McCarthy has a new home – about 10 miles from his first-ever home.
The Los Angeles Dodgers officially announced the signing of the Glendale-born pitcher Tuesday morning to a four-year contract valued at $48...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others.
Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:50 PM
From Russia to Denver to Fresno and several local places in between, 2014 proved to be an interesting year for several La Caņada Flintridge individuals and high school teams.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:55 PM
A two-story house that was once owned by legendary pro baseball manager Casey Stengel took a big step toward securing its place in history this week after being added to the Glendale Register of Historic Resources.
The Glendale City Council voted 3-0 on...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Following a 2014 season in which he was moved from the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation to the bullpen, Marco Estrada incurred an even greater transition in his Major League Baseball career Saturday when he was dealt from the Brewers to the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:00 PM
During a conversation in regards to his first season in Major League Baseball, Christian Bergman interrupts himself.
“It seems like I’m saying ‘learning’ a whole lot,” he joked.
Indeed, from his days at St. Francis High...