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By Charles Rich | August 7, 2009
GLENDALE ? After playing Little League baseball together for several summers around Glendale, Evan Simonitsch and Jesse Meaux found themselves reunited this summer. This time they were teammates on the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks in the Alaska Baseball League between late June and early August. Simonitsch and Meaux each made their inaugural visits to Alaska to improve their skills after competing at Loyola Marymount University and UC Santa Barbara, respectively. They competed on an organization featuring an established alumni base ranging from Tom Seaver to Dave Winfield to Barry Bonds.
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By Grant Gordon | August 16, 2008
GLENDALE ? A former Golden Knight and now an Anteater, during his summers, Christian Bergman can?t get away from being a Buc. For a third straight summer, Bergman, a St. Francis High graduate, took his game north to play for the Anchorage Bucs in the Alaska Baseball League. And 2008 was his best stint yet. ?A lot of those guys, it?s their first time going up to Alaska,? the 20-year-old Bergman said. ?For me, it?s my third year, it?s something I feel really comfortable doing.
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By Grant Gordon | August 11, 2009
GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene .   EX-GOLDEN KNIGHTS SUMMER SEASONS Former St. Francis High baseball players Christian Bergman and Chris Hertz have seen their summer collegiate league seasons extended a bit. Both are currently on teams playing in the 75th annual National Baseball Congress Tournament in Wichita, Kan. Hertz, a center fielder, is playing for...
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By Grant Gordon | August 12, 2006
GLENDALE ? On a Tuesday he found out, and on a Thursday he was off. "It was pretty sudden, but it was exciting," said recent St. Francis High graduate Christian Bergman of the circumstances that had him whisked away to Anchorage, Alaska. UC Irvine Coach Dave Serrano bestowed the opportunity upon Bergman, the 2006 All-Area Baseball Player of the Year. Bound for UC Irvine in the fall, Bergman jumped at the opportunity to play in the Alaska Baseball League, a collegiate six-team league that had just one high school athlete ?
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | July 3, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Dustin Emmons (Crescenta Valley High, 2007) UC Riverside baseball junior pitcher : It's been a busy summer for the former News-Press Male Athlete of the Year. He was drafted in the 40th round by the Florida Marlins in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on June 9 and since then has gone coast to coast playing summer collegiate league baseball. He played in the prestigious Cape Cod League and is currently plying his trade in the West Coast League for the second consecutive summer, playing for the Corvallis Knights.
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By From Staff Reports | July 21, 2006
GLENDALE ? The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene: Team USA off to 3-0 start The USA Men's National Water Polo Team, which includes 1999 Glendale High graduate Kevin Witt , is undefeated in three matches during the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) World League tournament. On Thursday at the USA Water Polo National Training Center in Los Alamitos, USA pummeled China, 20-2. Witt scored a goal, as 11 different USA team members tallied scores.
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By Charles Rich and Grant Gordon | August 8, 2006
GLENDALE ? The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. Emmons dials in Crescenta Valley High senior pitcher Dustin Emmons turned in a splendid performance Monday for the Milwaukee Brewers Gray team in the prestigious Area Code Games at Blair Field in Long Beach. Emmons, a right-hander, struck out five and didn't allow a hit in three innings to lead Milwaukee to a 5-3 victory against the Chicago White Sox. Performing in front of Crescenta Valley Coach Phil Torres , the UC Riverside-bound Emmons pitched the first three innings and struck out the first four batters he faced to pick up the victory.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | July 7, 2010
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Jesse Meaux (Glendale High, 2007) UC Santa Barbara junior pitcher: Having already incurred a whirlwind summer, the recent Major League Baseball draftee returned to the Santa Barbara Foresters of the California Collegiate League. Having debuted with the team in a June 12 appearance, Meaux then ventured east to the prestigious Cape Cod League as a temporary player and made two appearances.
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By Grant Gordon | August 11, 2009
GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene .   EX-GOLDEN KNIGHTS SUMMER SEASONS Former St. Francis High baseball players Christian Bergman and Chris Hertz have seen their summer collegiate league seasons extended a bit. Both are currently on teams playing in the 75th annual National Baseball Congress Tournament in Wichita, Kan. Hertz, a center fielder, is playing for...
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By Charles Rich | August 7, 2009
GLENDALE ? After playing Little League baseball together for several summers around Glendale, Evan Simonitsch and Jesse Meaux found themselves reunited this summer. This time they were teammates on the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks in the Alaska Baseball League between late June and early August. Simonitsch and Meaux each made their inaugural visits to Alaska to improve their skills after competing at Loyola Marymount University and UC Santa Barbara, respectively. They competed on an organization featuring an established alumni base ranging from Tom Seaver to Dave Winfield to Barry Bonds.
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By Grant Gordon | August 16, 2008
GLENDALE ? A former Golden Knight and now an Anteater, during his summers, Christian Bergman can?t get away from being a Buc. For a third straight summer, Bergman, a St. Francis High graduate, took his game north to play for the Anchorage Bucs in the Alaska Baseball League. And 2008 was his best stint yet. ?A lot of those guys, it?s their first time going up to Alaska,? the 20-year-old Bergman said. ?For me, it?s my third year, it?s something I feel really comfortable doing.
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By Grant Gordon | August 12, 2006
GLENDALE ? On a Tuesday he found out, and on a Thursday he was off. "It was pretty sudden, but it was exciting," said recent St. Francis High graduate Christian Bergman of the circumstances that had him whisked away to Anchorage, Alaska. UC Irvine Coach Dave Serrano bestowed the opportunity upon Bergman, the 2006 All-Area Baseball Player of the Year. Bound for UC Irvine in the fall, Bergman jumped at the opportunity to play in the Alaska Baseball League, a collegiate six-team league that had just one high school athlete ?
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