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  • Murray leads from the start

    Murray leads from the start
    Though it had been together for nearly a week, the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star baseball team already knew its main strength — a dependable starting pitching rotation. For San Gabriel Valley to return to the World Series for the...
  • Seeking another championship

    GLENDALE — To get the newest cast of players acclimated to the lofty expectations set by its brethren, San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star baseball Coach Phil Torres made a video presentation. Torres, who also serves as the Crescenta Valley...
  • SGV stars drop World Series opener

    GLENDALE — A pair of walks, a controversial balk and a troublesome breeze all played a part in an unfortunate start to the Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series for the San Gabriel Valley All-Stars. In the end, a seventh-inning rally came up just short, as...
  • San Gabriel Valley All-Stars trumped again

    GLENDALE — Midway through the fifth batter of the game, San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star Coach Phil Torres had to make a difficult decision in removing starting pitcher Gary Acuna. The usually reliable Acuna struggled early with his...
  • Surrey shuts down champs

    GLENDALE — With the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Star team unable to advance in the bracket portion of the World Series, Elliott Surrey made sure to send his team out on a winning note. Surrey proved to be more than up for the challenge...
  • Cal Ripken World Series opens in Aberdeen

    The Cal Ripken World Series opened for the 12th time Friday night, the ninth time in Aberdeen, with a ceremony in front of hundreds of fans from the United States and other countries at the Ripken Academy in Aberdeen. Players, coaches, ambassadors and...
  • Locals swing way to success

    Once again, hundreds of area Little Leaguers took to various baseball and softball fields around Glendale, La Crescenta and Montrose. Some of them were able to compete outside the area and state in their quest for championship glory. The San Gabriel...
  • In The Pipeline: H.B.'s own field of dreams

    As I write this, it is early Sunday morning, several hours before Ocean View Little League's championship World Series game versus Japan (an interesting coincidence, give that one of our sister cities is in Japan). The teams, of course, are about 2,600...
  • Dale pales in comparison

    Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick: The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...
  • Lola Baxter

    Lola Baxter
    Lola M. Baxter, a retired telephone operator and receptionist who greeted guests at the WMAR television studios, died of complications from a broken hip Aug. 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of Howard County. She was 101 and had lived in Towson. Born Lola...
  • Quotes: Remembering Schaefer

    Quotes: Remembering Schaefer
    Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987 "Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....