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Santa Monica Pony League President, Marc Shrake, Home Run Derby Winner, Ben Lee

News, Sports, Baseball, Pony League

Ben Lee Wins Pony League Challenge and a Year's Worth of Free Pizza

Posted Apr. 18, 2016, 11:52 am

In a thrilling final round of the first annual Santa Monica Pony Rosti home run derby yesterday, 12-year-old Ben Lee rose to the challenge and blasted his way into a years worth of free pizza!.

Former Dodgers pitching star Tim Leary speaks about the last time the Dodgers won the World Series in 1988.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica

Former Dodger Pitcher, Santa Monica Star Looks Back At 1988 Triumph

Posted Oct. 16, 2015, 9:01 am

The 1988 baseball season was a magical one for the Los Angeles Dodgers as the team defied the odds to win the World Series. Tim Leary, a pitching star at Santa Monica High School in the 1970s, was a key member of that ’88 Dodgers title team.

Vin Scully.

News, Sports, Baseball, Dodgers

Vin Scully: 2016 "Realistically" His Final Season As Dodgers Announcer

Posted Aug. 30, 2015, 10:45 am

Vin Scully said on Saturday that 2016 "realistically" will be his final season as a Los Angeles Dodgers announcer.

Dodger Stadium.

News, Sports, Los Angeles, Baseball, Dodgers

Viva Los Dodgers: Cuban Heritage Day At Dodger Stadium Today

Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 8:12 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will celebrate Cuban Heritage Day at today's game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium, with all their Cuban and Cuban-American players participating in the Viva Los Dodgers festival.

Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica, Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers To Hold Photo Day Today Before Game Against New York Mets

Posted Jul. 5, 2015, 7:15 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will hold Photo Day today, inviting fans to take photos of their favorite Dodgers on the field at Dodger Stadium before the game against the New York Mets.

The Shetland All-Star Team 2015.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica PONY Baseball Hosting Tournament At Los Amigos Park

Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:39 am

As Santa Monica PONY Baseball's regular season comes to a close and the All Star season begins, select teams play in various tournaments throughout Southern California to prepare for All Star tournament play in early July.

Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Baseball, Dodgers

Air Force Sergeant To Be Honored aA Dodger Game

Posted May. 23, 2015, 8:49 am

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gerardo Rodriguez of Moreno Valley will be honored as the Military Hero of the Game tonight when the Los Angeles Dodgers face the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Baseball, Dodgers

Viva Los Dodgers Celebration To Take Place Today Before Game

Posted May. 3, 2015, 7:39 am

All-star outfielder Yasiel Puig will pose for pictures with fans from approximately 11:30 a.m.-noon today during the Viva Los Dodgers festival before the Los Angeles Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks game at Dodger Stadium.

Dodger Stadium.

Sports, Baseball, Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers To Play Season Opener Monday Against Padres

Posted Apr. 5, 2015, 8:36 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will play their season opener Monday at a sold-out Dodger Stadium against the San Diego Padres amid efforts to prevent tailgating and unruly behavior.

Sports, Los Angeles, Baseball, Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers Trade Matt Kemp To San Diego Padres In Five-Player Trade

Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 8:57 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday dealt two-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres in a five-player trade.

Sports, Los Angeles, Baseball, Dodgers

Dodgers Trading Outfielder Matt Kemp To San Diego Padres

Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:30 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers are trading outfielder Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres, it was reported today.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Moncia

Three-Day Food Drive To Begin At Angel Stadium

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:09 am

A three-day food drive will begin today at Angel Stadium, where fans will have the chance to hit, pitch and catch balls and visit the Angels clubhouse in exchange for donations of food or money for the poor.

The 16U Santa Monica Patriots (pictured left to right, bottom row first): Vanessa Temblador, Ana Vargas, Nicole Valdez, Jamie Dunn, Hali Norris, Haley Beaven, Nicole Farhadian, Sarah Dunn, Sara McMorrow, Paulette Ely, Amanda Gonzalez, Coach Paul Farhadian and Coach Antonio Temblador Jr.  Not pictured: Jordan Docter, Annika Pearson and Coach Katie Griffith.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica U16 Patriots To Be Honored At L.A. Dodgers Game Tonight

Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:03 am

The Santa Monica U16 Patriots will be among five Southern California youth baseball and softball teams honored tonight at the Los Angeles Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks game at Dodger Stadium as part of "Champions Night."

News, Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Dodgers

Dodgers To Honor Pacific Palisades Resident As Veteran Of The Game Tonight

Posted Aug. 15, 2014, 8:53 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will conduct their sixth annual "Star Wars" Night tonight as they begin a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Dodger Stadium.

The Santa Monica Pony 12U baseball team has advanced to the Pony Bronco World Series tonight.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica 12U Pony All Stars Head Begin Pony World Series Campaign Tonight

Posted Aug. 1, 2014, 9:04 am

Summer for many 12-year-old boys is filled with baseball and dreams of a World Series run. The dream is no different for the Santa Monica 12U Pony All Stars.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica, Dodgers

Dodgers To Celebrate Jewish Community Day At Today's Game

Posted Jun. 29, 2014, 9:15 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers will conduct their 15th annual Jewish Community Day today, including selling kosher dogs, jalapeno kosher dogs and Italian beef sausages in the field reserve section.

Parks and Recreation chairman Phil Brock honors the SMLL Major Dodgers.

Sports, Baseball, Santa Monica

2014 SMLL Major Dodgers Honored At Santa Monica City Hall

Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 9:14 am

The 2014 Santa Monica Little League Major Dodgers were honored on Thursday at City Hall after winning the city championship.

Santa Monica High pitcher Alex Gironda pitches a no-hitter against West Covina in the Vikings' 5-0 CIF Southern Section Division III first round playoff game.

News, Sports, Samohi, Baseball, Santa Monica, Cif, Playoffs

Samohi's Alex Gironda Hurls Playoff No-Hitter

Posted May. 24, 2014, 5:29 am

Alex Gironda finally has his no-hitter. Behind the senior pitcher's 86-pitch, eight-strikeout, no-hit performance, the Santa Monica High School Vikings defeated the West Covina High School Bulldogs in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs 5-0, Friday afternoon.

Freshman Zoe Darmon is doing big things at Crossroads this spring.

Sports, Crossroads, Baseball, Santa Monica, Track And Field

Crossroads Sports Teams Earn CIF Academic Awards

Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 9:28 pm

There are not too many schools that can balance a top-notch sports program with outstanding performances in the classroom as well. Crossroads has managed to do both exceptionally well. Crossroads placed three teams in first place in the CIF Southern Section-Ford Academic Awards, another five sports in second place, two sports in the third spot and two more in fourth. The Roadrunners had other sports place in the top ten.

Crossroads pitcher Lawrence (LJ) Gilliam doing his thing on the mound.

Sports, Crossroads, Baseball, Santa Monica

Crossroads Baseball Get Back on Track

Posted Apr. 10, 2014, 4:55 am

After a couple of close losses, Crossroads baseball team got back in the win column Tuesday with a 3-2 win against Viewpoint. Crossroads took the lead in the in the bottom of the first inning, jumping out to a 1-0 lead.

Sports, Baseball, Little League, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Little League Reschedules Rosti Home Run Derby For March 15

Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:04 am

Santa Monica Little League has rescheduled its opening day for baseball to next Saturday, March 15. It was previously scheduled for March 1 but was canceled due to rain.

Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (right) at the Pro Baseball Scouts Foundation's 11th Annual 'In the Spirit of the Game' gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on Jan. 18.

Sports, Baseball, Joe Morgan, Hank Aaron, Bud Selig

Hank Aaron, Al Downing Reunited At Baseball Gala

Posted Jan. 29, 2014, 7:33 am

Al Downing will be tied to the hip with Hank Aaron for the rest of his life. The former Los Angeles Dodger flamethrower’s legacy will last a lot longer than that given the fact he served up the historic home run to Hank Aaron to surpass Babe Ruth as the all-time home run king back in 1974.

Former Crossroads basketball star Baron Davis (first row, bottom right) went on to play in NBA.

Sports, Crossroads, Softball, Baseball, Basketball, Santa Monica, Track And Field, Baron Davis, Paul Cummins, Jen Anderson, Jamila Banks

Crossroads School Names 2014 Athletics Hall Of Fame Class

Posted Dec. 23, 2013, 7:01 am

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences has announced the inaugural honorees into its newly created Athletics Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was created to maintain the rich heritage and tradition of successful athletics at Crossroads.

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