La Verne huddles after defeating Glendora National 13-0.
Move over Joe DiMaggio. There’s a new Joltin’ Joe in town. Yes, you may have hit in 56 straight games back in 1941 to propel you to win the MVP trophy over your nemesis Ted Williams, who hit .406 that same year, but did you ever hit five home runs in six at bats in […]
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Move over 1927 New York Yankees. Sure, you had your murderers’ row with players like Earle Combs, Mark Koenig, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bob Meusel and Tony Lazzeri. But did you have Ryan Stonehouse, Joe DeFina and Matt Kurnik of La Verne, who last night at Marchant Park in San Dimas went a combined 11-for-12, […]
Summer vacation for the La Verne 11-12 All-Stars has been delayed indefinitely as La Verne defeated San Dimas, 10-3, on the strength of four home runs, solid defense and quality pitching at Marchant Park on Thursday night in San Dimas. La Verne staged a two-out rally in the top of the first. After Joe De […]
On an exciting night for baseball at Pelota Park in La Verne, the American League Minor Division All-Stars nipped the Nationals 8-6 in front of a packed house of proud parents, grandparents and friends. The American Leaguers got on the board early with a two-run, two-out rally in the first. After a walk to Tommy […]
Sure, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s Jered Weaver threw a no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins on a Wednesday night, but the real story in La Verne was how the Farm Angels staged a big sixth inning to pull away from the stubborn Yankees 8-4 at a misty Pelota Park. Entering the sixth and clinging […]
The Bonita junior varsity remained undefeated in Hacienda League play as Cameron Morgan twirled a 5-0, two-hit complete game masterpiece against Los Altos on Tuesday afternoon in La Verne. Supporting his efforts on the mound were offensive stars Mark Kruse, who tripled and singled and drove in two runners in three at-bats, and Brendan Smith, […]
It’s baseball weather in La Verne, so don’t miss the special Bonita High School Baseball camp, Saturday, Jan. 7 and Sunday, Jan. 8, sponsored by Bonita High School and La Verne Little. Players, ages 6-14, will receive two great days of baseball instruction directed by Bonita Varsity head coach John Knott. Campers will be instructed […]
Sometime between winning the Section III title and playing the first game of the North-sub division series, the La Verne Little League 12-year-old all-stars entered the government’s witness protection program because neither the fans nor coaches recognized the team that played Sunday afternoon at Cortez Park and lost 16-9 to Encino. At one point, La […]
Taking the hill in the top of the sixth with his team clinging to a one-run lead, pitcher Noah Woodall struck out the side to give La Verne a hard-fought 8-7 victory over Temple City and send his team north for a Divisional playoff date this Saturday at 1 p.m. in Goleta, Calif. It was […]
Riding the lightning left arm of A.J. Woodall and the booming bat of Nick Peifer who crashed two more thunderous home runs, La Verne posted an impressive 10-1 victory over Upland National at Del Norte Park in West Covina on Tuesday night. With the win, La Verne claimed the Section III championship and now moves […]