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  • A dream of a journey

    A dream of a journey
    The journey has been a long one for Freddy Sanchez. From toiling countless hours as a youth on the baseball fields of Burbank, to competing for three junior colleges — including a year at Glendale Community College — to years of making his...
  • Sanchez, Giants clinch World Series title

    Sanchez, Giants clinch World Series title
    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,...
  • Burbank honors its own

    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...
  • Kauppila taken in draft

    Kauppila taken in draft
    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...
  • Duo gets All-CIF honor

    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...
  • Brandon McCarthy dealt to New York Yankees

    Brandon McCarthy dealt to New York Yankees
    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...
  • Higelin named new pitching coach at Arizona State

    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,...
  • St. Francis High alumnus Bergman out indefinitely after injury

    St. Francis High alumnus Bergman out indefinitely after injury
    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...
  • St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman settling in after Major League Baseball debut

    St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman settling in after Major League Baseball debut
    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. “It...
  • Glendale Community College product Michael Noteware signed by New York Yankees

    Glendale Community College product Michael Noteware signed by New York Yankees
    After the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft last week came and went without his name scrolling across the computer screen, Michael Noteware’s disappointment lasted less than a minute before his cell phone rang. Noteware, who played at...
  • Bergman gets MLB chance and delivers

    Bergman gets MLB chance and delivers
    It certainly didn’t take long for St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman to achieve his ultimate career goal. Four years after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, the starting pitcher made his Major League debut Monday night with Colorado...
  • Christian Bergman gets call to join Colorado Rockies

    Christian Bergman gets call to join Colorado Rockies
    Whether it was starting in the NCAA World Series as a freshman or his ascent through the minor leagues, St. Francis High graduate Christian Bergman has been on the rise since his days as a Golden Knights standout leading his team to the CIF finals. On...