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Santa Cruz golfer McElyea, USF Dons are headed to Ohio for regionals

University of San Francisco, which features Harbor High alum Cory McElyea, was awarded the No. 10 seed at the NCAA Columbus Region. The 54-hole event is May 16-18 at Ohio State’s Scarlett Course. The Dons are making their third straight … Continue reading

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Padres return Erlin to Triple-A Tucson after solid outing

Scotts Valley High alum Robbie Erlin shined for the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night in his second MLB relief appearance. After the game, a 6-2 loss to the Cubs, the 22-year-old was sent back to the minor leagues. Erlin … Continue reading

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Bill Dodge, Santa Cruz High’s legendary ex-baseball coach

Bill Dodge coached baseball for 30 years for Santa Cruz High and won more than 500 games. He stills attends games regularly and supports the Cardinals.

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SC baseball coach Arnott ejected after player’s ‘malicious contact’ on pick-off tags

Leandor Merril reached on error in the seventh inning and pinch runner Josh Friedman scored the game-winning run on an error, as Santa Cruz High’s baseball team beat visiting The King’s Academy 2-1 in a nonleague game. Chen Duffy threw … Continue reading

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Sadly, no more wing-eating contests for SC’s Andy Levitre

NFL offensive lineman Andy Levitre signed a six-year contract with the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday. That means bye, bye Buffalo and no more wing-eating contests at the annual festival. I just stumbled across this gem posted by his mom. It … Continue reading

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Soquel High alum Casey McGehee interview with Rakuten Golden Eagles

Soquel High alum Casey McGehee, who last season played with the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees, and his translator do an interview with Japan’s Rakuten Golden Eagles.

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SLV football alum Kyle Todd signs with Northern Colorado

Former San Lorenzo Valley High standout Kyle Todd — a sophomore linebacker for Monterey Peninsula College who was named the Coast Conference’s 2012 Defensive Player of the Year — is part of University of Northern Colorado 2013 recruiting class, the … Continue reading

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LaTorre will play in World Baseball Classic

Local catcher Tyler LaTorre was selected to play for Italy in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, it was announced on MLB.com on Thursday, when rosters for the 16 qualifying teams were released. LaTorre re-signed with the San Francisco Giants organization … Continue reading

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Paradigm Sport’s running two catching clinics

Paradigm Sport is putting on two catcher clinics in upcoming weeks. The first is Jan. 12 Archbishop Mitty High in San Jose, where Joey Wolfe, owner of Paradigm Sport, went to school before playing catcher in college and later the … Continue reading

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SLV alums coaching Henderson State up football rankings

A pair of former San Lorenzo Valley High and Cabrillo College quarterbacks — Mike Volarvich and Nick Noce — are helping unbeaten offensive juggernaut Henderson State climb the NCAA Division II rankings. After beating East Central 49-14 on Saturday, the … Continue reading

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