| Nov 2, 2010
| 5:17 PM
BURBANK — From Burbank High graduate to Glendale Community College standout to 2010 World Series champion.
Freddy Sanchez' nine-year Major League Baseball career, though it's featured a National League batting title and three All-Star appearances,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:56 PM
A return trip to the Palomino World Series was a chief goal for the Arroyo Seco Saints. They have appeared in the event the previous two seasons, advancing to the semifinals each time.
While the Saints, featuring a handful of St. Francis High products...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:23 PM
COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.
PHOTOS: Arroyo Seco Saints vs. Urban Youth Academy championship baseball
In the semifinals of the Palomino West Tournament on Monday, the Saints...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Following a long afternoon that ended with a 10-inning loss, the Arroyo Seco Saints had a long day in store on Sunday in the Palomino West Zone Tournament.
But it ended as well as it could for the Saints, who staved off elimination and moved on with a...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Looking to shore up their severely depleted starting pitching staff, the New York Yankees acquired Glendale native Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday in exchange for pitcher Vidal Nuno.
McCarthy, who turned 31 on Monday, could make...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:24 PM
From high school to the minor leagues, it’s been quite a journey the last 13 years for Brandon Higelin.
Higelin starred at Crescenta Valley High before attending Cal State Los Angeles and being drafted by the San Diego Padres. At each level,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:10 PM
A promising start to a Major League Baseball career was momentarily derailed for Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman.
The St. Francis High pitching product was placed on the 60-day disabled list Wednesday after sustaining an injury in his last...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
LOS ANGELES — Amid the hustle and hubbub, chaos and circumstance that has defined Christian Bergman’s introduction into Major League Baseball, the St. Francis High graduate seems to have found calm within the storm of opportunity.