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Daily Pilot Male Athlete of the Week: Magula masters his craft

Marina High’s Michael Magula estimates that he did not fall asleep until after 2 a.m. last Friday night. It was impossible to wipe the grin from his face as he continued to relive the events that happened hours earlier. Magula placed second in the boys’ pole vault competition of the CIF Southern...

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  • Early deficit too much to overcome for Marina at Villa Park

    Early deficit too much to overcome for Marina at Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – Marina High’s softball team played in its first postseason game in three seasons on Thursday afternoon, but the Vikings had little time to enjoy the moment. The opportunity to score runs was there in the first two innings for Villa Park, and that was all the North Hills League champions...

  • Pratto's right at home with Huntington Beach baseball

    Pratto's right at home with Huntington Beach baseball

    Two years ago, coach Benji Medure found it odd to see one player around his Huntington Beach High baseball team late in the season. His name was Nick Pratto. He didn’t even play for Medure at the time, let alone go to the school. Pratto knew many of the players, a handful of which he teamed up...

  • Ross moving on after split with Walsh Jennings

    Ross moving on after split with Walsh Jennings

    Kerri Walsh Jennings announced this week that she and April Ross, who dominated the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals tour and earned a bronze medal in beach volleyball at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, will no longer play together. The split stemmed from Walsh Jennings’ difficulty with signing...

  • Danner stars in Huntington Beach's 4-1 win over Bellarmine Prep in Boras Classic state final

    Danner stars in Huntington Beach's 4-1 win over Bellarmine Prep in Boras Classic state final

    LOS ANGELES — Since the summer going into his freshman year at Huntington Beach High, Hagen Danner has waited for Saturday, a chance to play baseball at UCLA. Back then, at age 14, he committed to the Bruins in the summer of 2013, the year they won the College World Series for the first time. If...

  • Softball: Ocean View solidifies hold on third place with win

    Softball: Ocean View solidifies hold on third place with win

    As the softball season edged toward the all-important league season, the consensus was that the top three spots in the Golden West League would once again belong to Loara High, Segerstrom and Ocean View. That is the way the deck is stacked currently, with the Seahawks having done their part to...

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