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Glenallen Hill will manage Triple-A Albuquerque in 2015

Santa Cruz’s Glenallen Hill, a 49-year-old former MLB outfielder, has been named the Albuquerque Isotopes field manager for the 2015 season by the Colorado Rockies. It’ll be his third season as a manager at the Triple-A level. He managed the … Continue reading

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Mission Hills wins Palma Junior High Tournament

Mission Hill Middle School won the Palma Junior High Mickey Linehan Memorial 8th Grade Tournament over the weekend. The Mavericks beat Palma 40-37 in the championship. Glenallen Hill Jr. was named MVP and teammate Javier Felix was named to all-tourney team. Ed … Continue reading

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Soquel baseball player Troy Miller commits to Michigan

Soquel High baseball star Troy Miller, who de-committed from Saint Mary’s College at the beginning of the summer, solidified his college plans on Wednesday. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound right-handed pitcher verbally committed to the University of Michigan, a day after taking … Continue reading

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Casey McGehee impressed with Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka

Former MLB infielder Casey McGehee, a Soquel High alum, on playing with prized free agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan. Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA in the regular-season and helped the Golden Eagles beat the Yomiuri … Continue reading

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Ex-MLB slugger Casey McGehee, Rakuten even up Japan Series

Soquel High alum Casey McGehee and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Yomiuri Giants 2-1 in Game 2 of the Japan Series best-of-seven championship. McGehee, a five year-MLB veteran playing third base for the Eagles, went 1-for-2 with a … Continue reading

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MLB umpire Bill Miller makes historic call on pickoff

With St. Louis slugger Carlos Beltran representing the tying run at home plate Sunday night, Boston pitcher Koji Uehara made the pickoff throw to first base. Mike Napoli made the swooping tag on rookie pinch-runner Kolten Wong. And first base … Continue reading

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Watsonville Aggies hold golf fundraiser

The Watsonville Aggies baseball program is holding a fundraiser golf tournament at Pajaro Valley Golf Course in Royal Oaks on Aug. 24. The successful program, which features multiple age-group teams, competes in tournaments up and down the West Coast each … Continue reading

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MMA fighter Luke Rockhold to tee it up at Santa Cruz City Am

Former Soquel High wrestler-turned-MMA star Luke Rockhold will compete in the Santa Cruz City Amateur for the first time this weekend. He carries a 9-handicap and will be in the second flight. “When I’m on, I’m on,” said Rockhold, a … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz L.L. to celebrate 11-12s All-Stars team Wednesday

Santa Cruz little League will be celebrate the accomplishments of its 2013 11-12s All-Star team — which reached the Nor Cal Championships for the first time in nearly 60 years — on Wednesday at Harvey West park from 6-8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz American wins Section 5 Tournament

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