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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series

    Arroyo Seco Saints march back to Palomino World Series
    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...
  • Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

    Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series
    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...
  • Arroyo Seco Saints survive to play another day

    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...
  • 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...