baseball

Beskeen heads down the home stretch

LAKE OF THE PINES — It took a freak accident for Jordan Beskeen to discover one of his greatest skills on the baseball field. Several years ago in a Junior Little League game o ...

Hanging with Howard

Deron Spink is modest about his baseball playing career and downplays the influence he’s had on players throughout his coaching career. But it may be tough to avoid the limelight ...

Rocklin tops Auburn 12-0, claims Area 1 title

Rocklin Little League’s Junior all-stars topped Auburn 12-0 in Rocklin on Friday night to claim the Area 1 baseball championship. Rocklin will now play the Area 2 winner, Nevada ...

Post 84 stung in opener

A bee stung Cole Perez on both elbows while he landscaped Thursday afternoon. The Del Oro senior’s day didn’t get any easier when he got to James Field a few hours later. Per ...

Post 84's Taylor turning heads

When a 9-year-old Luke Taylor discovered his dog had ripped up his left-handed baseball glove, he came up with a simple solution to the problem. “We had a right-handed glove, so ...

Bear River dominates D-11

The Bear River Astros narrowly missed perfection this year. Bear River swept Tri-City in a best-of-three series last weekend to win the California District 11 Little League Major ...

Little League worth support

I’m disappointed in the Journal’s spotlight coverage of commercialized, for-profit traveling baseball teams, while giving very little attention to their Little League’s curre ...

Rounding the bases, on the road

For many youngsters looking to develop their baseball skills beyond what they can typically do through participation in the more traditional Little League and Pony Baseball program ...

Decision day for Magleby

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Mason Magleby in the 41st round of Thursday’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, but the recent Del Oro High graduate doesn’t have any ...

Worth the wait for Del Oro tennis

The Del Oro boys tennis team won its second Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship this spring 17 years after the program’s first. Led throughout the season by diminutive ...