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  • Baseball: Hart scores two runs in the seventh to pull out victory

     Anthony Donatella of Saugus threw six shutout innings to help the Centurions hold a 1-0 lead over Hart in a game for first place in the Foothill League. But Hart (20-4-1, 11-3), known for playing well in one-run games, saved its best for last. The...
  • Abbott part of fundraising effort

    Abbott part of fundraising effort
    The KidWorks Foundation For Success Luncheon, which featured keynote speaker Jim Abbott, raised $550,000 net Nov. 14 at the Santa Ana Double Tree Hotel. Abbott, a former Major League Baseball pitcher and a Newport Beach resident, delivered an...
  • Wicked Halloween storm forces moves to parts of Midwest, South

    Wicked Halloween storm forces moves to parts of Midwest, South
    As a fierce storm with heavy rains that already flooded parts of central Texas barreled to the northeast Thursday, prompting some cities to put Halloween trick-or-treating on hold until the severe weather blows away.  Thursday, heavy rain across central...
  • Roundup: Bell-Jeff softball wins in dramatic fashion

    SOFTBALL Bellarmine-Jefferson 7, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 5 (eight innings): The Guards came up with a two-run home run in the seventh inning to tie the score and another two-run home run in the eighth, both with two outs, that lifted them to a nonleague...
  • Roundup: Burroughs baseball gets the best of Lancaster

    BASEBALL Burroughs 5, Lancaster 0: Indians' pitcher Cole Meyer struck out seven Tuesday to pace host Burroughs to a win at home for its first victory of the season. Burroughs (1-3) scored all five of its runs in the sixth inning and tallied five...
  • Softball teams looking to continue success this season

    Softball teams looking to continue success this season
    It was a banner year in 2013 for the local softball teams. Leading the way was Bellarmine-Jefferson High, which won the program's first-ever CIF Southern Section championship after nailing down its fourth straight Santa Cruz League title. Burbank also...
  • Depleted Burroughs soccer can't stay with Arcadia

    ARCADIA — Pulled hamstrings, a broken leg, a torn ACL, a sprained knee and injured shoulders are just some of the injuries the Burroughs High girls’ soccer team has had to deal with in recent weeks. Things got even worse for the Indians on...
  • The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader

    The Top 10 sports stories of 2012 as chosen by The Burbank Leader
    Throughout the past year, the local community experienced its share of important, interesting and significant sports stories. Some of the stories enlightened us, some informed us and others just entertained us. Although many of the stories deserve...
  • Season ends in bitter fashion for Orange Coast College

    Season ends in bitter fashion for Orange Coast College
    All season long, Karlee Riggs has been a reliable force for the Orange Coast College women's volleyball team. Pasadena City College Tammy Silva would say the Pirates relied on their standout outside hitter a little too much Saturday in the second...
  • Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again

    Burbank High leads city cross-country pack again
    For the first time in years, there will be no Burbank All-City Cross-Country meet to sort, determine and highlight the top runners within the Media City. Yet, just because there's no race doesn't mean there isn't a competition among the four local...
  • Bell-Jeff softball has to fight to win CIF quarterfinal

    Bell-Jeff softball has to fight to win CIF quarterfinal
    BURBANK — The Bellarmine-Jefferson High softball team moved through the first two rounds of the CIF Southern Section Division VI playoffs with relative ease. With wins against Frazier Mountain and Pasadena Poly, the Guards scored 18 combined...