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with David Felton

Baseball: Isaiah Gonzales pitches Santa Fe to big win over La Serna; Chiefs still lead title chase by a game

By Stephen Ramirez @SteveRRamirez on Twitter WHITTIER >> La Serna High School got the best of Santa Fe earlier this baseball season and pitcher Isaiah Gonzales was determined it wouldn’t happen again.He was true to his word on Wednesday.Gonzales pitched … Continue reading

Baseball: Del Rio League race tightens as Cal defeats first-place Santa Fe

By Stephen Ramirez SANTA FE SPRINGS >> California High School’s quest for a sixth consecutive Del Rio League baseball crown is still alive and well.The Condors drew their line in the sand by rallying back from a tough loss on … Continue reading

Softball: La Habra routs Fullerton to stay perfect in Freeway League

By Stephen Ramirez LA HABRA >> La Habra High School has been rated one of the top 20 softball teams in the state all season and Thursday they lived up to that billing.Janelle Rodriguez hit two home runs and Hannah … Continue reading

La Mirada defeats Bishop Amat for first Boras Classic win

By Stephen Ramirez SANTA ANA >> It wasn’t for a CIF Southern Section title or even a league crown, but it still was a pretty big milestone for the La Mirada High School baseball team to hang its hat on.Freshman … Continue reading

Whittier’s Alyssa Olague signs with Cal State Dominguez Hills

By Stephen Ramirez WHITTIER >> Whittier High School’s Alyssa Olague has dedicated nearly every waking hour to softball. Tuesday, softball paid her back.Olague, one of the top players in area, signed to play at nearby Cal State Dominguez Hills in … Continue reading

All-Area Girls Basketball: El Rancho’s Amy Navarro is 2017 Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Amy Navarro, El Rancho, Senior El Rancho High School enjoyed arguably its finest season in girls basketblal in 2017. The Dons, who have dominated the Del Rio League each of the past three seasons, had a … Continue reading

All-Area Boys Basketball: St. Paul’s Louis Bangai is 2017 WDN Player of the Year

ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL PHOTO GALLERY By Stephen Ramirez stramirez@scng.com @SteveRRamirez on Twitter PLAYER OF THE YEAR Louis Bangai, St. Paul, Center, Senior At 6-foot-11 inches tall, St. Paul High School’s Louis Bangai provides a tough match up for the opposition. … Continue reading

Baseball: Cal routs rival La Serna to stay tied for first in Del Rio; Santa Fe also in first after beating Pioneer

BASEBALL DEL RIO LEAGUE CAL 14, LA SERNA 4 WHITTIER >> When California High School coach Tony Nieto protested a call made by the home plate umpire in the top of the sixth inning, it fired his team up.Nieto was … Continue reading

Baseball: Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary ends losing skein with win over Mary Star

By Stephen Ramirez MONTEBELLO >> Losses have become so rare for the Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School baseball team in recent seasons that most associated with the program can’t remember the last time it suffered three-consecutive setbacks.The Cardinals are … Continue reading

NOTEBOOK: Whittier Christian athletes make college choices

By Stephen Ramirez Whittier Christian High School athletes Carl Hudson and Ben White made their college decisions Tuesday, each signing letter of intents in a ceremony at the La Habra school. Hudson will play baseball at NAIA San Diego Christian … Continue reading

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