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High expectations once again fall short for Gahr, bounced out in CIF quarterfinals

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION III BASEBALL PLAYOFFS  By Loren Kopff Time after time, Gerardo Perez talks about what it takes to play baseball at Gahr High School. The nine-year head coach…

Wiener Dog Nationals At Los Alamitos Race Course Looking For ‘Fast’ Four-Legged Speedsters

Wiener Dog Nationals At Los Alamitos Race Course Looking For ‘Fast’ Four-Legged Speedsters

Los Alamitos Race Course is looking for a few good wiener dogs to participate in the 18th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals to be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013.  …

NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW: Humbert sends Gahr into Division III quarterfinals

By Loren Kopff For the fifth time in the past nine seasons, Gahr’s baseball team will be playing in a California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section divisional quarterfinal game. This past Tuesday,…

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS! NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS! NEWS AND NOTES FROM PRESS ROW

La Mirada softball succumbs to Mayfair in Suburban League first place showdown By Loren Kopff The most heated recent rivalry in the Suburban League softball world went Mayfair’s way this…

Corrales, Artesia put John Glenn in must-win situation

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BASEBALL By Loren Kopff The post game music following Artesia’s home game with John Glenn last Friday afternoon was fitting. Blaring from the Artesia dugout was “Don’t Stop…

Humbert holds off Warren as Gahr clinches another SGVL championship

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LEAGUE BASEBALL By Loren Kopff If there is a league title on the line, then odds are Gahr senior pitcher Greg Humbert is in the middle of…

John Glenn comes out flat in league championship loss to Bellflower

By Loren Kopff One thing was for sure when the John Glenn boys volleyball team hosted Bellflower last Thursday. Someone was going to win its first ever Suburban League championship.…

Norwalk wins battle with John Glenn, stays alive for playoffs

By Loren Kopff Just like clockwork, the John Glenn and Norwalk baseball teams lived up to the city rivalry that you would expect to see. With both clubs facing near…

Artesia High sweeps season series from Cerritos High, stays in hunt for playoffs

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BASEBALL By Loren Kopff When you’ve missed the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section playoffs for five straight seasons and combined to win 31 games during that time, you begin…

Cerritos High dominated in every aspect by league-leading Mayfair High

SUBURBAN LEAGUE SOFTBALL By Loren Kopff Before the 2013 softball season began, it was predicted by many that the Suburban League softball season was going to be a dogfight between…

Errors keep piling up for Gahr in second straight league loss

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LEAGUE SOFTBALL By Loren Kopff DOWNEY – Déjà vu hit the Gahr softball team for the second time in 48 hours and as a result, it sent…

Okazaki dominates Artesia as Cerritos wins fifth straight game

By Loren Kopff When the Cerritos High softball season began on Mar. 2, the Lady Dons were carrying four pitchers. But after an injury to sophomore Jennifer Iseri, projected to…

Valley Christian crumbles again late after gaining early lead

OLYMPIC LEAGUE BASEBALL By Loren Kopff The pressure of defending its Olympic League championship of 2012 is beginning to mount very quickly for Valley Christian’s baseball team. What started out…

John Glenn boys volleyball soaring to new heights

By Loren Kopff John Glenn High School fielded a boys volleyball team for the first time in 2002 and like most first-year programs, immediately had little success. The Eagles, though,…

Gahr’s offense does its part, defense doesn’t in league opening loss to Paramount

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY LEAGUE SOFTBALL By Loren Kopff The San Gabriel Valley League softball opener between host Gahr and Paramount this past Tuesday had everything except the kitchen sink. Both…

Artesia’s offense gets going late but time runs out against San Pedro

ARTESIA SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT By Loren Kopff The good news for Artesia’s softball team is that the first inning is its most productive, scoring 45 runs through the first 18 games.…

Valley Christian’s offense waking up, rally to defeat St. Bernard

By Loren Kopff ST. PAUL EASTER TOURNAMENT Valley Christian’s baseball team limped into Spring Break with three victories in its first 12 games and was immediately greeted with a pool…

Norwalk sets the tone very early, stops four-game slide

ST. PAUL EASTER TOURNAMENT By Loren Kopff A brief three-game winning streak by Norwalk’s baseball team in which it had scored 36 runs and allowed only two quickly turned into…

John Glenn softball making strides despite pair of two-run losses to Cerritos

SUBURBAN LEAGUE SOFTBALL  By Loren Kopff Five words that have been uttered only twice since 1999-John Glenn softball beat Cerritos-nearly came to fruition last Thursday afternoon. The Lady Eagles were…

Arzate’s pitching, John Glenn’s small ball pave the way for five-inning rout

SUBURBAN LEAGUE BASEBALL By Loren Kopff As the John Glenn baseball team was enjoying its bye week from Suburban League action, it gave head coach Jack Brooks time scout Cerritos.…