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June 2, 2005
Nick Pedevilla threw a complete game and tamed the Cubs as the Pirates picked up a 6-1 victory in majors division play at Seaview Little League. Pedevilla struck out seven in notching the win. Gerald Marcucci led the Pirates on offense with two hits and two runs scored, and Christian Anderson had an RBI single. The Cubs got a double from Ryan Ortolf and a single from Vincent Wetzel. Ortolf struck out five in three innings on the mound. In other Majors Division games: Red Sox 7, Angels 6 Red Sox reliever Jonathan Steele got the victory, and picked up a pair of hits and two RBIs in an extra-innings game.
April 29, 2004
The Cubs jumped out to an early four-run lead, then held off the Marlins' late rally to post a 4-3 victory in Ocean View Little League Majors Division play at Murdy Park. The Cubs scored three first-inning runs, with Jason Fernandez's single sparking the rally. Sean Guite then tripled to right-center to score Fernandez. Two walks and two hit batters led to another run and a 3-0 lead. In the second inning, Fernandez walked, Guite doubled and Calvin Primich and Chad Hackworth each singled as the Cubs scored again to make it 4-0. Jordan Miller pitched the first four innings for the Cubs and Guite pitched the last two innings, striking out all six batters.
May 20, 2004
On a day when the city of Huntington Beach and the Ocean View School District officially opened the Ocean View Little League facility at Murdy Park, the Cubs came from four runs down in the last two innings to beat the Angels, 7-6, on Saturday. The teams were tied, 1-1, in the third inning when back-to-back doubles by Jason Fernandez and Sean Guite led to a 2-1 Cubs lead. The Angels, however, scored three runs in the fourth and tacked on two more in the fifth to take a 6-2 advantage.
June 15, 2000
The Mets turned back the Indians to lay claim to the Minor A Division championship and the Cubs won the overall title in Minor B Division action by topping the Dodgers as regular-season play came to an end Saturday at Huntington Valley Little League. MINOR A DIVISION Mets 12, Indians 7 The Mets wrapped up the best-of-three series as Kyle Ammons went 3 for 4 with a double, Race Parmenter and Paul McBeth each finished with two hits and Marcus Breit and Chas Boule each doubled.
March 9, 2000
Daniel Tierney smacked a bases loaded, two-RBI double in the fourth inning to break a 2-2 tie and send the Cubs on their way to an eventual 11-5 victory over the Dodgers during Minor B Division opening day play Saturday at Huntington Valley Little League. The Cubs' pitching trio of Nick Mazzone, Ryan Little, and Dave Folger combined on a three-hitter, with Dodger hits going to Huntington Hardesty, John Christopoulous, and Jared Mossembekker. Dodgers starting pitcher Shawn Stiffler had a big opening day by throwing three shutout innings with a 0.00 ERA before retiring.
May 19, 2005
Drew Daily hit a three-run home run as the Pirates edged the Cubs, 8-7, in Majors Division play at Seaview Little League. Aaron Anguiano had two hits, drove in a run and picked up the victory. Ryan Ortolf celebrated his birthday by hitting a home run for the Cubs. Steven Malone had a two-run double and a single, Jack Koeller doubled, Clayton Mase went two-for-two and scored twice, and Connor Mase had a run-scoring single. In other Majors Division games: Red Sox 7, Cubs 6 Nolan Heyer got the win, Jordan Sobelman had an RBI double, and Jake Likich added a single and turned a double play for the Red Sox. For the Cubs, Brendan Hartjoy doubled and singled and had three RBIs, Connor Mase doubled and singled, Jacob Millington singled twice and Perry Clitheroe had a run-scoring single.
June 17, 2004
In a playoff game to determine the second-place team in Ocean View Little League Majors Division standings, the Cubs downed the Yankees, 10-3, at Murdy Park. The victory also secured the division's second and final spot in the District 62 Tournament of Champions, which begins today at Seaview Little League. The Cubs started fast by scoring five runs in the top of the first inning. Jason Fernandez was hit by the first pitch of the game and then Sean Guite hit the second pitch of the game to right-center for a double to put runners at second and third.
March 19, 2009
OCEAN VIEW LITTLE LEAGUE Majors Division Red Sox 9, Cubs 0: Key hits in the Red Sox victory came from Luke Johnston, Connor Hurst, Chris Hoffman, Jack Shearer and Austin Turner. The Red Sox? Cameron Kaneko pitched six innings, striking out nine and giving up only two hits to Cubs hitter Corey Hawk. ? Minor A Division Knights 11, River Cats 6: The Knights received olid pitching from Ricky Masters, Trevor Windish and Chase Foreman. Only three walks were allowed by the Knights.
May 10, 2001
The Padres improved to 11-0 on the season by scoring a pair of Pony Division victories during recent Fountain Valley Youth Baseball action. The Padres edged the Diamondbacks, 5-4, then hung on to defeat the Cubs, 12-9. Against the Diamondbacks, Rory Jones got the win with two innings of scoreless relief pitching work. Offensively, Chad Blauer went 2 for 2 with a double and Jones and Mitchell Roemer also doubled for the Padres. Sean Catron and Nick Bermel paced the Diamondback attack, both going 2 for 3. Catron also turned in a strong pitching performance.
By Anthony Clark Carpio | February 4, 2014
The Surf City Strikers are a force among Orange County bowling teams. The collective of 15 regulars from the Rodgers Seniors Center has claimed 20 trophies, all of them for first place. But the Strikers don't practice their "sport" on traditional lanes. They're tops in Wii bowling. That's right, the video game bundled with nearly every Nintendo Wii gaming console sold in America. The Strikers have traveled by bus from their Huntington Beach home "alley" to compete at senior centers around the country in the eight years since Rodgers hooked up its gaming systems.
By Mike Sciacca | May 26, 2013
ORANGE - When the field was set for the 2013 CIF Southern California Regional Division 1 boys' volleyball playoffs earlier in the week, Huntington Beach High Coach Craig Pazanti said he had asked his team to "finish things the right way. " The Oilers had just come off a title-clinching performance, but their season was not yet complete. Pazanti got his wish Saturday. One week after capturing its first CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship, Huntington returned to Santiago Canyon College and won its first CIF regional title by beating the same opponent, Los Angeles Loyola, it had defeated on this same floor on May 18. As was the case in that first meeting, the Oilers squeezed past the Cubs in five sets, winning by scores of 25-22, 20-25, 29-27, 20-25, 15-12.
By Mike Sciacca, | June 22, 2011
In a week's time, a field of 56 teams from four divisions playing at three venues, each contending for a coveted district banner, was trimmed down to four tournament winners. The 2011 Little League District 62 Tournament of Champions came to a close Saturday for Majors, Minor A and Minor B divisions at Marina Park in Huntington Beach and on Monday at Ocean View High for the Junior Division. Emerging as champions were the Seaview Cubs (Majors), Robinwood Warriors (Minor A), Ocean View Rockhounds (Minor B)
By Britney Barnes, | November 24, 2010
Kneeling at a small U-shaped table, Christopher de Lis was silent as he clutched an orange Sharpie and carefully wrote "thank you" on the front of a blank card. Students around him were chatting and working on various projects, but his concentration stayed on the card. The 10-year-old repeated the words over and over, first in red and then in green Sharpie before filling the card with exclamation points and a smiling stick figure on the bottom. His mother showed up to take him home from YMCA at John R. Peterson Elementary School, but he stayed a little longer to finish his card for troops serving in Afghanistan over the holidays.
May 27, 2010
Ocean View Little League Majors Division Dodgers 4, Angels 2: Down by two runs in the sixth inning, the Dodgers beat the first-place Angels in seven innings in the second round of Majors tournament. Things started to heat up in the sixth inning when Joey Durbin singled to left to start a Dodgers rally. After some walks and passed balls, the Dodgers tied the game at 2. With one out in the top of the seventh, Hunter Jackson hit a towering home run on a 3-1 pitch, which was enough for the Dodgers to hang on. Dodgers 13, Yankees 0: The Dodgers came out ready to play in the opening round of the tournament and posted a no-hit, 15-strikeout shutout of the Yankees.
By Britney Barnes | February 18, 2010
Staring at the table overflowing with toys, books and videos, some of the five Tiger Cubs looked in awe at the bounty they were donating. Some even looked a little sad as they recognized a toy they had given up or saw an unfamiliar plaything they wanted. Despite the temptation, 6-year-old Joshua Tsuda said he feels good about what they did. “Because if I was at the hospital and I didn’t have any toys, I would be sad,” Joshua said. Tiger Club Pack 435 delivered about 70 toys to Fountain Valley Regional Hospital’s pediatric unit Friday.
April 30, 2009
BASEBALL Huntington Valley Little League Majors division Rays 5, Angels 4: Tucker de Camp had a grand slam and the winning RBI double, driving in all five runs as the Rays came from behind. The Angels led off with a home run by Gordie Bailie and scored three more runs in the first to take a four-run lead. Then in the bottom of the fourth inning de Camp hit a grand slam to tie the score. Ryan Smith shut the Angels out for the next five innings.
June 9, 2005
Jacob Rushing was perfect from the plate and tough to hit on the mound, and his performance helped the Red Sox in a 12-0 victory over the Pirates in Seaview Little League Majors Division action. The Red Sox claimed the division championship. Rushing went three for three with a triple and scored three runs. On the mound, he struck out nine batters in five innings of work to get the win. Dominic Granado had two hits, and Jay Rowerdink and Matt Thiede each had two-run singles for the Red Sox. For the Pirates, Nick Pedevilla doubled and singled, and Drew Daily and Gerald Marcucci each had a hit. In other games: Yankees 6, Cubs 5 Ruben Munoz tossed a complete game and recorded eight strikeouts to notch the win for the Yankees.
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