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Mojave River League football title up for grabs

By CJ Daft Correspondent|

Prep Football: Don’t expect the Pacific to raid the Mountain Valley League again

Last season was unusual, even by Mountain Valley League standards. Pacific High of San Bernardino, 1-9 in its previous two MVL seasons, absorbed several talented skill-position transfers to produce an unlikely 10-2 overall record (4-1 in league)...

By Dennis Pope Correspondent|

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  • Men's basketball

    Team Challenge ALS, coached by Darren Collison, prepares for TBT final

    Many see the championship game of the The Basketball Tournament as a David vs. Goliath. It will be Overseas Elite, looking for a three-peat, taking on Team Challenge ALS, a first-year group made up largely of some of the best players to come out of the Inland Empire. The winner of today’s 4 p.m. showdown will take home the $2 million purse, with the local team donating a share of that money to ALS charities. Eisenhower High graduate Sean Marshall is the team’s...

    Michelle Gardner
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  • High School Football

    Football Diary: Seth Ryan makes the move from Southern California to West Texas

    Seth Ryan, 17, played football at Damien High School last year. He and his family have moved to Midland, Texas, where he will play for Midland High for his senior season. He will periodically share his transition to Texas football through this diary. At 6-foot-4 and 270 pounds, everyone involved in athletics says I’m built for football. I run a 4.78-second 40-yard dash and I only plan to get faster and stronger. I never played tackle football as a young kid. I was...

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  • High school baseball

    No disappointment for La Verne Little League after being eliminated in SoCal finals

    LONG BEACH >> There will be no trip to the Western Regional Tournament this year for the La Verne Little League all-star team. But there was no disappointment either for La Verne, which saw its season come to an end with an 11-3 setback to Eastlake, of Chula Vista, in a Southern California Division Tournament elimination game Saturday at Stearns Champions Park. La Verne, which won the District 20 and Section 3 titles, enjoyed one of its better finishes, placing third in...

    Steve Ramirez
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  • Youth sports

    One run is enough for Utah in Little League West Regional Softball title game

    SAN BERNARDINO >> They had been the two highest-scoring teams at the Little League West Regional Softball Tournament, and on Friday night the difference between Utah’s Cedar National Little League and Washington’s Mill Creek was only one run. With two out in the bottom of the eighth inning, Sidney Webster’s line drive down the right field line drove in Kaela Whitehair with the game-winning run as Utah defeated Washington 1-0 in the championship game at Al...

    By Dennis Pope Correspondent|

  • College football

    After a perfect season 35 years ago, it’s time for SBVC football to celebrate

    SAN BERNARDINO >> It had been more than 30 years since some members of the 1982 San Bernardino Valley College football team had seen each other, but when players got together recently, memories flooded back. “I don’t think you’ll ever see a more unique group of guys than on that 1982 team,” said Mike Strickland, who played linebacker for the undefeated state-champion Indians. “We all came from different backgrounds. When you look at it...

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  • High School

    Etiwanda sophomore Matt Bardowell makes commitment to USC baseball

    Etiwanda baseball standout Matt Bardowell just wrapped up his freshman season but he already knows where he wants to play in college — USC. He made a verbal commitment to that school earlier this week. He says is it was his dream school all along, so he didn’t need to wait to see what other scholarship offers might roll in. “One of the first games, maybe the first game my dad ever took me to was USC,” he said. “I have loved the school all along.

    Michelle Gardner
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  • Youth sports

    Utah, Washington to meet in Little League Softball West Regional title game

    SAN BERNARDINO >> If Peyton Lister keeps pitching like this she’ll start getting comparisons to some of the best in the history of the Little League Softball West Regional at Al Houghton Stadium. Lister hurled a three-hit shutout to lead Cedar City, Utah’s National Little League to a 5-0 victory over Oregon’s Pendleton LL in a semifinal game on Thursday night. “It felt good. It felt like we had a lot of energy,” Lister said. Lister...

    By Dennis Pope Correspondent|

  • Youth sports

    Santa Margarita rallies to defeat La Verne in SoCal Divisional winner’s bracket final

    LONG BEACH >> If the La Verne Little League all-star baseball team is to advance to next week’s West Regional in San Bernardino, it will do it the hard way. Santa Margarita’s Mason Kellerman put La Verne in that predicament Thursday. He went 3 for 3 with five RBIs, including a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth for a 9-7 victory in the Southern California Divisional winner’s bracket final at Stearns Championship Park. La Verne, which had...

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  • Youth sports

    Westchester-Del Rey falls in LL softball West Regional quarterfinals

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Westchester-Del Rey Little League finally dug a hole too deep to climb out from. Southern California’s 11- and 12-year-old champions had come back from deficits all season, but struggled to get outs in a 13-2 loss on Wednesday night to Northern California’s East County LL in a Little League West Regional softball quarterfinal game at Al Houghton Stadium. “The momentum kind of slipped away,” Southern California manager Tim...

    By Dennis Pope Correspondent|

  • Minor league baseball

    San Dimas product Peter Lambert opening eyes in the Colorado Rockies organization

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> San Dimas High School graduate Peter Lambert heard all the horror stories about what it was like to pitch in a hitter-friendly venue such as Lancaster. But in his second full season of professional baseball, Lambert was indeed faced with that formidable challenge. The local product, who was drafted in the second round by the parent Colorado Rockies two years ago, was assigned to the organization’s High-A California League affiliate coming out of spring...

    Michelle Gardner
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