| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:59 PM
The Fountain Valley Twins turned a big fourth inning outburst into a big victory that clinched a postseason championship.
The Twins broke away from a tight game with the Fountain Valley Angels by scoring 12 runs in the fourth inning, taking them from a...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 11:49 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH -There was a slightly different feel to Wednesday's boys' water polo matchup between Huntington Beach and Ventura, than the one the two teams played just five days ago. In the grand scheme of things, however, the end result was the same:...
| Nov 13, 2011
Like many remodeling jobs, this one started small. Kathie and Art Howe decided to redo the kitchen in their 25-year-old North Side town house. They hired an architect and a general contractor, and the foursome started talking.
The couple lamented the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Four local teams had its season end in CIF Southern Section playoff action in the past week.
In boys' water polo, Huntington Beach and Ocean View suffered quarterfinal losses Saturday. A third local team, Edison, was eliminated Nov. 9.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The Huntington Beach High girls' water polo team came from nowhere to place first Saturday at the Rancho Bernardo Invitational in San Diego.
The Oilers went 5-0 to win the title. Coach Brian Anderson said his squad wasn't seeded in the top six at the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:22 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Farrel South has been selected the Sunset League Player of the Year for boys' water polo.
Sailors teammates Ryan Fowler, Dan Stevens and Curtis Fink each earned first-team all-league accolades for the Sailors.
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Another year on the high school sports scene has come and gone, but not without local athletes again turning in outstanding performances.
Below are some of the highlights from the 2011 calendar that were reported to the Independent.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Edison and Marina collected Sunset League victories and Ocean View launched its 2012 Golden West League campaign with a big win in girls' soccer action Tuesday.
Edison evened its Sunset mark at 1-1 and improved to 10-5-1 after shutting out visiting...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
No. 5 Diamondbacks: 26th in a series countdown to spring training. Next: Rays.
Good players carry themselves a certain way. They're respected by teammates, which gives them a sense of security that fosters confidence. They know who they are, even if it...
| Jun 6, 2009
The White Sox began their important eight-game week against American League Central rivals Cleveland and Detroit exactly midway between first and last.
If Friday is an indication, they will have a stranglehold on the cellar by next weekend.
| Sep 15, 2008
| 8:50 PM
After the White Sox failed to expand their 11/2-game lead in the American League Central, manager Ozzie Guillen wondered again Monday night whether they can finally take advantage of rival Minnesota's recent skid.
"We have to win," Guillen said after the...
| Sep 17, 2008
NEW YORK—Coping with subpar production and three nagging injuries, Paul Konerko realized long ago his 2008 season was lost from a statistical standpoint.
But he pointed out two months ago that it could be salvaged with clutch hits, such as the...