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  • 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...
  • Baseball giant's home runs to historic status

    Baseball giant's home runs to historic status
    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...
  • Marco Estrada traded from Milwaukee to Toronto

    Marco Estrada traded from Milwaukee to Toronto
    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...
  • Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience

    Christian Bergman looks back on rookie season as learning experience
    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...
  • 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 scores in bunches to win World Series opener

    COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints might only have two players on their roster with experience in a Palomino World Series tournament, but to coach Aaron Milam and his players, the 40-odd games they’ve played together this summer are experience...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Local players gearing up for MLB draft

    Local players gearing up for MLB draft
    Evaluations have just about been wrapped up by numerous scouts employed by all 30 Major League Baseball franchises. Looking to find the next wave of talent and further stockpile the farm system takes precedent with the 2014 Major League Baseball First-...