Friday, November 22, 2019

Sports

Woodland Christian, California Baseball Team Throws a Pair of No-Hitters in Doubleheader

Robbie Miller (senior) of Woodland Christian opened the two-game set with a no-hitter in a five-inning 19-0 mercy-rule win over Waldorf. In the second game of the double-header, sophomore right-hander Brendan Rodegerdts tossed a perfect game over five innings in a 12-0 mercy-rule victory. Rodegerdts, normally a shortstop, made his first career start and struck out all 15 batters he …

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Double Threat: The Best of Orange County Softball

Taylor McQuillin, pitcher, and Alyssa Palominos, center-field, both attend Mission Viejo High School and are currently in their junior year. Both girls earned numerous athletic achievements, titles, and rankings in softball. Alyssa was ranked OC Player of the Year and broke the OC record for homeruns her sophomore year with 18 homers. Alyssa is also the co-MVP for the South …

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Arizona’s Top 5 Football Prospects

NO. 1 – CHRISTIAN KIRK — Scottsdale Saguaro, Athlete, 5-10, 195: Kirk has more than 30 Division I offers with the latest coming from Auburn, Alabama, Arkansas, Boise State, Florida State, Penn State and Georgia. NO. 2 – KEENAN WALKER — Scottsdale Chaparral, OL, 6-5, 270: Walker has offers from Michigan, Arizona and Arizona State, Nebraska, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, …

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Elise Cranny of Niwot, CO Runs Top 800 in Nation

Elise Cranny has back-to-back cross-country state tiles and a state record for the mile. Last week Cranny ran the 800 meters in the Mt. Sac Relays finishing 1st in the 800 and the fastest in the country with a time of 2 minutes and 4.81 seconds. Cranny is headed to Standford in the fall.

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Santa Margarita Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on NCAA Signing Day

Sixteen athletes from Santa Margarita Catholic High School made their futures evident on Wednesday, April 16 as they officially signed or verbally committed with colleges across the country for their sport. The following student-athletes were a part of the NCAA National Letter of Intent Signing Day: Alex Ury of Mission Viejo has committed to Washington University, St. Louis for Football. …

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95+ MPH Fastball Brings Interest From MLB Scouts

Pitcher JB Bukauskas of Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Virgina, is throwing some heat! At a recent game, there were more than 20 MLB scouts with radar guns. With every pitch from Bukauskas, the scouts’ radar guns were recording throws of 96, 95, 96 mph. The 17-year-old Bukauskas’ recent performance of a blistering fastball, biting slider and a batter-freezing …

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Alumni Spotlight: Dan James & Chasen Ford – El Toro High School 2013 Graduates

From a similar start in Little League baseball, Dan James and Chasen Ford followed varied paths to successful high school baseball careers, college scholarships in the sport they both love. Dan James and Chasen Ford were both highly regarded baseball players at El Toro High School in Lake Forest, CA. Dan is now a utility infielder at Oregon State University …

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Training: Got Sand?

Training tips to help with your game I am often asked three questions about training during the volleyball offseason: “How do I jump higher?” “How do I get to more digs?” “How do I hit the ball harder?” My answer: “Get sandy!” I have done research and have many ideas but the one common denominator I have for all of …

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Cheer Safety

The Emergence of Cheer and Their Injuries By Chris Phillips An estimated 400,000 high school aged athletes are now involved in competitive cheer throughout the United States. The sport has evolved from a mixture of gymnastics and sideline cheer, with the first club like squad being formed in the early 1960’s. Back then, early cheer teams used acrobatic stunts and …

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Florida’s Chad Thomas is Offered 150 Scholarships

Multi-talented Chad Thomas, a senior at Booker T. Washington High School, has received hundreds of college scholarship offers not only for his skills on the football field, but also for his exceptional musical abilities. In addition to his skills on the field, Chad also plays a total of nine instruments. Of the football and music scholarships offered, Thomas has chosen …

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