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Coach Scott Drootin took Cleveland High to championship game

In 30 years of coaching, Scott Drootin has won league titles at Calabasas, Newbury Park and Chaminade, but his best coaching performance might have been this season at Reseda Cleveland, where he took a team picked to finish fifth in the West Valley League and made it to the City Section Division...

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  • San Dimas pitcher 'sets the standard'

    San Dimas pitcher 'sets the standard'

    Every year at this time in high school baseball, there's a player who rises up and does extraordinary things to lift his team toward a championship.

  • Japanese American basketball leagues help girls progress at prep level

    Japanese American basketball leagues help girls progress at prep level

    Standing just 5 feet 3, Lauren Saiki was sometimes the smallest player on the basketball court. But her signature thread-the-needle passes and heady ball-handling propelled the point guard and her teams from Alhambra Mark Keppel High to four consecutive playoff appearances, capped by last season's...

  • Saugus, Hart, Valencia score Southern Section baseball playoff wins

    Saugus, Hart, Valencia score Southern Section baseball playoff wins

    The Santa Clarita Valley, home to Magic Mountain and filled with residents who love cowboy boots, skateboarding, surfing and sports of any kind, might want to hold a parade this weekend to celebrate the historic accomplishment pulled off Thursday by three of its high school baseball teams.

  • They're the sports equivalent of a power couple

    They're the sports equivalent of a power couple

    At Chino Hills High, if you're walking near the outfield fence by the softball or baseball diamonds, make sure you're carrying a glove or wearing a hard hat, because balls are flying out with stunning regularity.

  • Baseball newcomer's drive helps Lincoln High fulfill Dodger Stadium dreams

    Baseball newcomer's drive helps Lincoln High fulfill Dodger Stadium dreams

    If you don't believe dreams come true, if you don't think hard work leads to success, if you don't understand the meaning of commitment, meet Hung Ta, a 15-year-old sophomore from Los Angeles Lincoln High who arrived in the United States from Vietnam in the third grade and didn't start playing...

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