Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Rio Hondo Prep Overcomes Early 4-Run Deficit; Kares Rally, Hold Off Costa Mesa, 9-7, to Claim D-6 Championship on Saturday

When Rio Hondo Prep took the field at UC Riverside on Saturday evening in the CIF-SS Division 6 title game, Pasadena area baseball programs had already gone 0-3 in championship games earlier in the day.

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Marshall Fundamental on Historic Run in 2019; Alex Nava, Thomas Arnst, Alex Chew, Travis Delgado, Sam Karp All Playing Big Roles

​When Marshall takes the near eight-mile bus ride to Rosemead on Tuesday in the CIF-SS Division 7 semifinals, the Eagles go in with some serious momentum.​

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Ryan Humphreys, Matt Diaz Have Led Northview into CIF D-3 Quarterfinals; Senior Duo Excelling on Mound, at Plate For Vikings

When people think of San Gabriel Valley (area) baseball powers, names like South Hills, Arcadia, Bishop Amat, San Dimas, Glendora and others come to mind.

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Arcadia Two-Sport Star Chris Wilson Does Nothing But Win; Apaches’ Football, Baseball Player the Ultimate Competitor, Teammate

Just after the 2017 football season had ended, more than 15 players from skilled positions left La Salle for what they believed were greener pastures.

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Jacob Moreno, Gordon Cooper, Paul Sanchez Leading Charter Oak into Playoffs; Chargers’ Seniors Set Example For Younger Teammates

As Charter Oak hosts Glendora today in a CIF-SS Division 2 wild-card game, the Chargers are as battle-tested as anyone.

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

San Dimas Claims Valle Vista League Championship With Tuesday’s 5-2 Victory Over Northview

San Dimas wrapped up another Valle Vista League championship on Tuesday. This time, however, they weren’t going to share it like they did in 2018 with Northview. The Saints rode the arms of Dylan O’Leary and Zach Jacobs to a 5-2 victory over the visiting Vikings to claim the title. Ryan Humphreys got the loss […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Arcadia Wins First Pacific League Championship Since 2011; Apaches Ride Arms of Preston Howey, Dustin Allen in 6-4 Victory at CV

How sweet it must feel for the Arcadia baseball program. They waited eight long years to be able to call themselves champions of the Pacific League. And they dethroned Crescenta Valley on the Falcons home field in the process.

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

The Art Mazmanian I Knew; Legendary Mt. SAC Baseball Coach Dies at 91

By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor When news broke Friday that longtime Mount San Antonio College baseball coach Art Mazmanian had passed away, it evoked many, many memories. And most were good between my college coach and me. Looking back, 99-percent of any squabbles we had were my fault. I wasn’t mature enough to realize he […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Aug 19 2019

Chavez, Ward, Magallanez Team up on Mound Thursday; South Hills Edges Charter Oak, 2-1, to Earn Hacienda League Championship

The South Hills-Charter Oak battle to capture the 2019 Hacienda League baseball championship was as competitive or more than any SGV-area race this season. Consider this: South Hills edged Charter Oak, 2-1, in Thursday’s title game. The Huskies earned the Hacienda League championship by one game, thanks to a game they won by one run. […]

By Brian Baiotto