| Nov 23, 2012
| 11:01 PM
A Pac-5 Division semifinal that started in thick fog at Ventura High ended Friday night with Santa Ana Mater Dei sending a clear message that its football program is back and better than ever after a 21-0 victory over Ventura St. Bonaventure....
| Nov 28, 2012
Scott Altenberg, the Gardena Serra football coach, doesn't know whether to laugh or cry when he tells the story of senior linebacker Ardis Perez.
Two years ago, Perez broke his neck on the opening kickoff of a semifinal playoff game against Paso Robles....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:51 PM
So I was sitting in the office when I happened to remark that I liked the Giants for the World Series.
Like the Greek Furies, three colleagues swooped in and lined up at the cubicle divider. No real Dodgers fan would back San Francisco, they said.
| Oct 29, 2012
It's the final week of the regular season and there are two huge games Friday matching top 10 teams: No. 8 El Toro at No. 4 Mission Viejo and No. 10 Santa Margarita at No. 5 St. John Bosco.
Rank, School, Division (Record), Last week, Next game...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:04 PM
It's win or turn in the uniform time, and that means attention will be focused on a group of quarterbacks who have never started, let alone played in, a Pac-5 Division playoff game.
Twelve of the 16 starting quarterbacks for Pac-5 teams will receive...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Dear Dodgers fans, let me just say that interviewing you in the first inning is a far different experience from speaking to you in the sixth, when that icy concoction you've been slurping completely Novocains your mouth and you almost swallow your tongue....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Shadows covered most of the infield at Angel Stadium when Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole took his place on the mound and brought the heat back to a cooling Friday evening.
Pitching quickly and efficiently in only his third major league...
| May 7, 2013
It's another hymn of an evening down here in Anaheim, the French Riviera of freeways. Took a mere two hours to drive from L.A., which exceeds the capacity of many bladders. Fortunately, the kid in the back seat fell asleep in Azusa of all places, or the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:54 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Sometime this baseball season, ideally at Angel Stadium, Chad Cordero hopes to jog out of the bullpen to the pitching mound.
There will be a couple of thousand people in the stands who will take note of the moment, who will know....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Virtuoso that he is, the kid's still a work in progress. First, he needs to find a ballclub that will pay him properly. That might be the Angels; that might not. He's an East Coast guy after all, tight with friends and family. Claims to love the West...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At 7:10 p.m. Wednesday at Angel Stadium, they announced the Angels' starting outfield: They called out two of the biggest names in baseball and J.B. Shuck.
Shuck was starting his 24th of the last 28 games in left field, most often in the company of Mike...