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June 26, 2003
Charles Rich It's a lineup that's difficult to pitch around. Though they are not quite the 2002 Anaheim Angels, the lineup trotted out by the Glendale City Employees has drawn envy from opposing coaches. City showed its resiliency Wednesday night as it scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 5-4 victory against Landry's Sporting Goods in a Little League District 16 Tri-Cities winner's-bracket final game at Babe Herman Field.
NEWS
July 12, 2001
Saro Sarkisian NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- When three homers are hit by a baseball team, it usually spells disaster for its opponent. But the Tujunga Major Baseball team had to dig itself out of a nine-run hole before being defeated, 9-5, by Vaquero in a Little League District 16 winners-bracket semifinal All-Star game Wednesday at Babe Herman Field. Vaquero, made up of 11- and 12-year-olds, will play at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Montrose Park against the winner of Friday's Jewel City-Crescenta Valley game in the winner's-bracket finals.
NEWS
June 26, 2000
B.P. Perez STENGEL FIELD -- For the Studio City Connie Mack baseball team, no amount of pitching changes could hold off a late-inning comeback that allowed the Burroughs Indians to creep by, 6-5, on Saturday. Suffering from holes in the lineup, Studio City (3-4) went through six pitchers in a game that slipped away at Stengel Field. The game was called after six innings due to the time limit. "We played a good enough game to win," said Studio City Coach Rob Glushon.
NEWS
July 1, 2002
John Haugh What started out as a pitcher's duel between the Friars' Clay Young and the Nitros' Raul Perez turned into a game of walks, wild pitches and stolen bases. The Friars, representing St. Francis High, overwhelmed Glendale High's Nitros, 9-2, turning a close game into a rout with two big innings Saturday in a Connie Mack League baseball game at Stengel Field. The Nitros struck first, scoring two runs in the fourth inning. Shortstop Kevin Hickcox, who is trying to walk onto the USC baseball team, got things started with a walk.
NEWS
July 18, 2002
Edgar Melik-Stepanyan Jesse Meaux had long ago established himself as a dominating pitcher. On Tuesday night against Crescenta Valley, Meaux cemented his place amongst the best 12-year-olds around. The Foothill Little League District 16 Major Baseball hurler simply overpowered his opposition and appeared untouchable at times, striking out 10 in a 3-1 second-chance bracket final victory at Babe Herman Field. "He's a very strong kid," said Foothill Coach Richard Robbins of Meaux, who struck out the first batter in five of the six innings.
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By Charles Rich | July 2, 2008
SOUTHWEST GLENDALE ? With Jack Porras in a zone on the mound, everything seemed to click for the 9- and 10-year-old Foothill All-Star Baseball squad. Porras, a right-hander, had a vast array of pitches to confuse Tujunga. He struck out 12 and delivered a key two-run double in the third inning to help Foothill breeze to an 8-0 victory against Tujunga on Tuesday night in a Tri-Cities Little League District 16 All-Star Tournament contest at Pacific Park. Foothill, which opened the tournament Monday night with a lopsided 16-4 win against Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans at Pacific Park, will next face Crescenta Valley or Burbank in a winner?
NEWS
July 7, 2000
Hamlet Nalbandyan BABE HERMAN FIELD Russo pitcher Mike Evans might be just 10 years old, but don't tell that to the Glendale Police. Evans fanned 10 in Thursday's second-chance bracket final of the Little League District 16 Tri-Cities Major Baseball Championships, lifting his team to a 4-2 victory at Babe Herman Field. The top squad from the Vaquero Little League will face Trotta, the No. 2 squad from the Crescenta Valley Little League, at 6 p.m. today at Babe Herman Field in the finals.
NEWS
March 8, 2002
Staff reports SOFTBALL CV 2, Burbank 0: The Falcons (3-0) enjoyed a complete game effort from Kristine Franks, who improved to 2-0 this season. Franks struck out 10 and allowed just one hit, a bunt single to begin the bottom of the first. Then she helped her own cause with an inside-the-park home run in the fourth inning. Her teammates added some insurance when Sarah Sherman hit a single in the fifth inning, advanced to second on a fielder's choice, to third on a wild pitch and then scored on another wild pitch.
NEWS
By Gabriel Rizk | June 30, 2008
LA CRESCENTA ? The opening game of the 2008 District 16 Junior Baseball All-Star Tournament between the Jewel City-Jewish War Veterans All-Stars and their Foothill counterparts featured no shortage of offense. While both teams struggled at times with their pitching and defense ? struggles which extended innings and allowed for the total of 28 runs scored ? at the end of the day, it was Foothill?s hitting that gave it the edge in a 19-9 win on Sunday at Dunsmore Park. ?It?s a great hitting team,?
NEWS
By Gabriel Rizk | June 19, 2008
MONTROSE ? With the pride of a defending champion, Foothill L.A. Family battled back to cut into six- and seven-run deficits in the semifinal game of the District 16 Minor Baseball Knockout Tournament on Wednesday at Montrose Park. But with Crescenta Valley DCG Electric coming up with one big hit after another with runners on base, L.A. Family could only get so close after playing catch-up all afternoon. DCG Electric shortstop/pitcher Travis Westhoff scored from third base on a wild pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning to make the final score 13-6 and set up a meeting in the tournament final on Saturday against either CV Andy?
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By Joey Kaufman, Special to the Glendale News-Press | March 12, 2014
GLENDALE - Just four games into the 2014 season, Crescenta Valley High junior pitcher Brian Gadsby has looked every bit the Falcons ace and the highly-touted standout he's quickly become. On Wednesday night in a Dick's Tournament game against Fullerton High, Gadsby again looked the part. The junior right-hander tossed a complete game to key the Falcons to a 2-1 victory over the Indians at Stengel Field. It marked the second straight win for Crescenta Valley (3-1). “It wasn't his best stuff,” Falcons Coach Phil Torres said, “but he competed, which he always does.
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By Andrew J. Campa, andrew.campa@latimes.com | July 2, 2013
GLENDALE - What began as a three-team tournament has morphed into a three-game series for the District 16 Major Softball All-Star Tournament Championship. Four days after the Crescenta Valley and Tujunga teams kicked off action Saturday afternoon, both will meet in Wednesday night's tournament championship at 7:30 at Scholl Canyon Ball Fields after visiting Tujunga defeated Crescenta Valley, 9-8, on Tuesday to force an if-necessary title game. “We all knew this was going to be a real competitive, back-and-forth series when this started,” Crescenta Valley Coach David Fox said.
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By Emin Avakian, Special to the News-Press | March 9, 2011
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — Hits don't always correlate to runs and vice versa — just ask the Glendale High boys' baseball team. The Nitros never got their bats going Tuesday afternoon, mustering just three hits, but erratic pitching and costly errors from visiting La Cañada proved to be bigger factors in the teams' nonleague contest at Glendale High. Glendale took advantage of mishaps committed by the Spartans, none looming larger than in the seventh inning of a tie ballgame.
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By Gabriel Rizk, gabriel.rizk@latimes.com | July 19, 2010
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — While frantically trying to dig their way out of the mess made by a meltdown on the mound and in the field in the sixth inning, the members of the Crescenta Valley District 16 Junior Baseball All-Stars had nearly repaid the same fate on their opponent, San Marino, by the conclusion of a wild seventh inning on Sunday night. Crescenta Valley was able to cut a nine-run deficit down to three runs by scoring three apiece in the sixth and seventh innings, but the comeback fell just short, as San Marino posted a 17-14 win at Scholl Canyon Park to advance to the championship game at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the same venue.
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By Charles Rich | May 19, 2010
GLENDALE — The Holy Family softball team had no trouble collecting hits and getting runners on base. Capitalizing on the scoring chances proved to be a lot more difficult. Holy Family collected nine hits, but it wasn’t enough in a 10-1 loss to Baptist Christian in a CIF Southern Section Division VI wild-card contest Tuesday afternoon, as the Gaels’ first trip to the postseason since 2003 came to a quick end. “We had more than our share of hits,” said Holy Family second-year Coach Greg Ziomek, whose team finished 10-11.
NEWS
By Gabriel Rizk | July 14, 2008
ARCADIA ? The Crescenta Valley Little League All-Stars kicked off the 10-11-year old Section 2 Baseball tournament with an exciting come-from-behind win on Saturday, but Pasadena Southwest Little League certainly didn?t make it easy. Pasadena Southwest took a two-run lead into the fifth inning and responded to a Crescenta Valley game-tying rally in the fifth by going back up by two runs entering the sixth. But the host team couldn?t stop Crescenta Valley from rallying with four runs in the sixth, punctuated by a game-winning single from Christian Castaneda that led to an 8-6 victory at Longden Field in Arcadia.
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By Grant Gordon | July 11, 2008
NORTHEAST GLENDALE ? Foothill?s 9-10 All-Stars came back just like their coach thought they would. But Burbank wasn?t about to waver, and for the second time in as many days, the Burbank All-Stars prevailed at Babe Herman Field, this time taking home a 4-1 victory on Thursday afternoon and the District 16 championship. ?I?m extremely proud of these boys,? said Burbank Coach Mike Lockheimer, whose squad defeated Foothill, 10-0, on Wednesday to force Thursday?s if-necessary championship.
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By Gabriel Rizk | July 10, 2008
LA CRESCENTA ? The pitching depth and hard-hitting lineup of the Foothill All-Stars proved to be too much for the Crescenta Valley All-Stars to overcome in the championship game of the District 16 Junior Baseball All-Star Tournament on Wednesday at Dunsmore Park. A game Crescenta Valley squad was able to chip away at a sizable early deficit, but could never draw even with Foothill, which held on to secure a 9-6 win behind a 1-2-3 seventh inning with reliever Tyler McGinnis on the mound.
NEWS
By Charles Rich | July 2, 2008
SOUTHWEST GLENDALE ? With Jack Porras in a zone on the mound, everything seemed to click for the 9- and 10-year-old Foothill All-Star Baseball squad. Porras, a right-hander, had a vast array of pitches to confuse Tujunga. He struck out 12 and delivered a key two-run double in the third inning to help Foothill breeze to an 8-0 victory against Tujunga on Tuesday night in a Tri-Cities Little League District 16 All-Star Tournament contest at Pacific Park. Foothill, which opened the tournament Monday night with a lopsided 16-4 win against Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans at Pacific Park, will next face Crescenta Valley or Burbank in a winner?
NEWS
By Gabriel Rizk | June 30, 2008
LA CRESCENTA ? The opening game of the 2008 District 16 Junior Baseball All-Star Tournament between the Jewel City-Jewish War Veterans All-Stars and their Foothill counterparts featured no shortage of offense. While both teams struggled at times with their pitching and defense ? struggles which extended innings and allowed for the total of 28 runs scored ? at the end of the day, it was Foothill?s hitting that gave it the edge in a 19-9 win on Sunday at Dunsmore Park. ?It?s a great hitting team,?
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