| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college.
That didn’t happen, so he...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:19 PM
GLENDALE — In an elimination game in the Little League District 16 Major Softball Knock-Out Tournament, the Burbank Ruthless team was trying to rebound a from a tough loss a night earlier against the Crescenta Valley Red Hots.
A win would put...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:58 PM
While the excitement built during a dramatic final inning, Griffin Snider's thoughts could be summed up in four words during the Newport Beach Little League 50-70 Division championship game.
"Don't mess it up," is what Snider said he thought when his...
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Teams from eight Little League chapters in California District 62 competed for division championships at the annual District 62 Tournament of Champions, which ended Saturday with championship-round action.
When the tournament, which began June 7, ended,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Dr. James Andrews is hoping that he can kill a good deal of his own business.
Andrews is a leading orthopedic surgeon, the man who many athletes — baseball pitchers in particular — turn to with career-threatening injuries.
One of his...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:14 PM
GLENDALE — There will be no rest this Sunday for the combo Major All-Stars softball team of Crescenta Valley-Foothill-Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans.
PHOTOS: Foothill All-Stars vs. Burbank All-Stars Little League softball championship
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
There will likely be a surplus of talent and depth around the diamond when the Little League District 16 All-Star baseball teams meet at several area venues in the next couple of weeks.
The pitching staffs and lineups figure to be stacked in the District...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| May 2, 2014
Lumberyard got off to a fast start in its AAA Division game against UPS on a hot and windy Tuesday, and used that quick opening to take an 11-6 victory in Laguna Beach Little League action.
Lumberyard started strong getting four runs in the first inning,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:44 PM
When Mike Gillespie spoke to the young athletes of Newport Beach Little League he could've used the time to talk more about his UC Irvine baseball team or even his grand coaching career while leading USC and the Anteaters.
But he wanted to stress an...