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  • 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...
  • At the ready

    At the ready
    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...
  • 'Ball Four' part of local display

    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. The...
  • Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year

    Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year
    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,...
  • Major League Update: Christian Bergman filling in wherever he can for Colorado Rockies

    Major League Update: Christian Bergman filling in wherever he can for Colorado Rockies
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) Colorado Rockies pitcher: Though he didn’t factor into the decision in his latest outing against the host San Francisco Giants on Tuesday,...
  • Standoff over Dodgers TV channel continues

    Standoff over Dodgers TV channel continues
    When the Los Angeles Dodgers take the field Monday, it will mark the start of another shutout television season for long-suffering fans. Time Warner Cable remains the only major pay-TV company in Southern California carrying SportsNet LA, the cable...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Caņada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine
    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...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season
    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...
  • Glendale's Brandon McCarthy returns to Los Angeles

    Glendale's Brandon McCarthy returns to Los Angeles
    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...