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Cerritos, Gahr off to slow starts without key players in Girls Volleyball

By Loren Kopff The season is barely five matches old for the Cerritos and Gahr girls volleyball teams and already each is feeling the effects of vacancies of one of…

High School Football: Norwalk recovers from sluggish start to roll past Diamond Bar

High School Football: Norwalk recovers from sluggish start to roll past Diamond Bar

By Loren Kopff Norwalk didn’t open up its home season the way it wanted to, at least not in the first 18 minutes. But as the first half was winding…

High School Football: John Glenn mired in uphill battle all night against Pioneer

High School Football: John Glenn mired in uphill battle all night against Pioneer

By Loren Kopff Two turnovers in the first quarter and a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown from Alvaro Vargas of Pioneer to begin the game were just the beginning…

Artesia girls volleyball struggles in season opener against Bell Gardens

By Loren Kopff After witnessing his team get swept by Bell Gardens this past Tuesday in the season opener, Artesia girls volleyball head coach Micah Burpo knows his team won’t…

Simmons owns fourth quarter as Artesia earns rare opening season victory

By Loren Kopff Huntington Park may have dominated the third quarter against Artesia in the season opener for both teams last Friday night. But junior wide receiver and safety Tytus…

2012 HS VOLLEYBALL PREVIEWS: Cerritos still the favorites in Suburban League, Gahr experienced with new head coach

By Loren Kopff ARTESIA PIONEERS 0-19 overall last season, 0-12 in the Suburban League, seventh place 16-67 overall last five seasons Head coach: Micah Burpo (fifth season, 13-58) Last time…

2012 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Valley Christian looking to get off to stronger start

By Loren Kopff VALLEY CHRISTIAN CRUSADERS 4-7 last season, 3-1 in the Olympic League, tied for first place, lost to Azusa 35-14 in the Mid-Valley Division first round Head coach:…

HS FOOTBALL PREVIEW: John Glenn seeking upper portion of Suburban League, Norwalk aims for top spot

By Loren Kopff 2012 FOOTBALL PREVIEWS JOHN GLENN EAGLES 4-6 last season, 2-4 in the Suburban League, fifth place Head coach: Ray Niemann (third season, 6-14) Lost 14 seniors out…

Youngest Artesia Punishers team dominates pool play action

By Loren Kopff PREMIER GIRLS FASTPITCH 12U NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FOUNTAIN VALLEY-The Artesia Punishers 12U travel ball team made a strong impression during the first two days of the inaugural Premier…

Artesia Punishers Gearing Up For Final Summer Tournaments

In the past, if was the latter part of July, Bob Medina and his Artesia Punishers 18-Under or 18-Gold travel ball teams would be going through their final checklists, packing…

Artesia Punishers 97 Squad Off To A Fast Start In Triple Crown Playoffs

ESCONDIDO– The Artesia Punishers 97 team, managed by Tommy Parten, had a pair of three-run seventh innings in its first two playoff games of the Triple Crown 14U Fastpitch Open…

Norwalk 18-U All-Stars make history with championship of state tournament

By Loren Kopff NORWALK GIRLS SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION The up and coming Norwalk Girls Softball Association just added another historic-making event to its small list of success. In its first year…

TRIPLE CROWN SPORTS COLORADO SPARKLER TOURNAMENT Championship is sweet as Sugar (Land) for Artesia Punishers 18 Gold

By Loren Kopff WESTMINSTER, CO-The Artesia Punishers 18 Gold travel ball team won the championship of the Triple Crown Sports Colorado Sparker Tournament. But it wasn’t the type of championship…

Artesia Punishers still focused despite not earning berth to National Championships

By Loren Kopff HUNTINGTON BEACH-Regardless of how the Artesia Punishers 18-U travel ball team did in the Premier Girls Fastpitch Southern California qualifier, the team was still going to stay…

Cerritos Girls Softball Association adjusting to temporary changes

By Loren Kopff The writing was somewhat on the wall last summer for the Cerritos Girls Softball Association when it did not field a 14-U division in its own annual…

2012 SPRING ALL-AREA TEAMS Area baseball, softball athletes rewarded for great spring seasons

By Loren Kopff This past spring season was one that could have seen the Gahr baseball and Valley Christian softball teams play for a California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section divisional championship.…

Whitney struggles in doubles play, loses to Valencia in finals

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION III BOYS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP By Loren Kopff CLAREMONT-Wes Williams, the 19-year veteran head coach of the Whitney boys tennis team, was confident that his team would emerge…

Valley Christian tamed by Kaiser in seventh inning

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION IV SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS By Loren Kopff Valley Christian’s softball team will be thinking long and hard about the one that got away. The Lady Crusaders had a…

Encinas jump starts Gahr while Gomez and defense finish off Rialto

CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION III BASEBALL PLAYOFFS By Loren Kopff Gahr junior Andrew Encinas had not pitched since May 8 but he got the nod against Rialto last Friday in a…

Cerritos stung harder by Oxnard in another first round exit

Cerritos stung harder by Oxnard in another first round exit

By Loren Kopff CIF SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION II SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS The sting that was inflicted on the Cerritos softball team by Oxnard last Thursday was more painful than the one…