Jacob H. Pollon, L.A. Daily News

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Past articles by Jack:

Westlake’s Doug Magorien coaches his final VB match

WESTLAKE VILLAGE >> The 35-year coaching career for Westlake’s Doug Magorien came to an end Saturday night in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 boys volleyball quarterfinals.The local legend saw his Warriors fall to Newport Harbo → Read More

Crescenta Valley clinches Pacific League baseball title

GLENDALE >> The Crescenta Valley baseball team was not in a sharing mood this season. Crescenta valley wrapped up the Pacific League championship Tuesday night with a 1-0 victory against Arcadia in the final regular season home game at St → Read More

Mission accomplished — Notre Dame baseball claims league title

WEST HILLS >> The Notre Dame baseball team can breathe a sigh of relief.With one full week still remaining in the regular season and three games left, Notre Dame clinched the Mission League championship Friday after a 9-3 victory in eight → Read More

Berg leads Oaks Christian past Newbury Park

NEWBURY PARK >> The Oaks Christian softball team is certainly picking the right time to get hot.Two days after avenging two losses to Agoura with an extra-innings victory, Oaks Christian was at it again on Thursday with a 2-1 Marmonte Lea → Read More

Harvard-Westlake baseball remains in second with no-hitter

ENCINO >> Harvard-Westlake High School firmly remained in second place in the Mission League baseball standings Wednesday after a 7-2 victory against Crespi.The bigger story was the way the Wolverines earned the victory.Despite giv → Read More

Paraclete’s Joey Estes shuts out Sierra Canyon in baseball win

CHATSWORTH >> Things just got a whole lot tighter in the Gold Coast League.Joey Estes, a sophomore right-hander, pitched a five-hit shut out to lead Paraclete to a 2-0 baseball victory against previously unbeaten Sierra Canyon.Not → Read More

Thousand Oaks-Newbury Park baseball game not played due to apparent rules violation

NEWBURY PARK >> The Marmonte League first-place showdown between the Newbury Park and Thousand Oaks baseball teams was not played as scheduled on Friday after Thousand Oaks principal Lou Lichtl informed the umpires and Newbury Park athletic admi → Read More

San Fernando wins in strange style

SAN FERNANDO >> Expect the unexpected.You can usually count on something crazy to happen when Kennedy High and San Fernando meet in baseball.Tuesday was no different as San Fernando earned a 3-2 victory by way of a game-ending balk → Read More

Sierra Canyon baseball wins 11-inning thriller against Village Christian

CHATSWORTH >> The Sierra Canyon and Village Christian high school baseball teams took a long time to figure things out Wednesday in an attractive small-schools nonleague game.Most of the action came in extra innings and it was a Sierra Ca → Read More

Hunter Greene strikes out 13 as Notre Dame baseball defeats Alemany

SHERMAN OAKS >> The Hunter Greene Show was in full effect on a chilly Friday night.The possible No. 1 Major League draft pick dazzled an overflow crowd with 13 strikeouts and at times hit 100 mph on the radar guns to help Notre Dame to a → Read More

Chatsworth baseball wins showdown against Cleveland

CHATSWORTH >> The Chatsworth and Cleveland high school baseball teams both came in red hot Wednesday in a West Valley League showdown; neither with a league loss.Chatsworth gained the upperhand toward its 33rd league championship with a c → Read More

Oaks Christian baseball overcomes Calabasas

CALABASAS >> The Oaks Christian baseball team has had trouble executing this year. Calabasas has had trouble scoring runs.Both trends continued on Friday.Oaks Christian was able to come away with a 4-2 victory and keep itself withi → Read More

Jesse Bergin, Loren Franck help Harvard-Westlake baseball top Notre Dame

SHERMAN OAKS >> The Harvard-Westlake baseball team continued its winning ways Tuesday, taking a 4-0 shutout against Notre Dame in a Mission League first-place showdown.Jesse Bergin, a junior right-hander headed to UCLA in two years, came → Read More

El Camino Real boys volleyball defeats Taft in five sets

WOODLAND HILLS >> It was closer but the same result in the end.El Camino Real continued its dominance of Taft in boys volleyball Monday after a very close 25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 24-26, 15-9 five-set victory in a key West Valley League match → Read More

Simi Valley baseball puts down Royal 4-2

SIMI VALLEY >> The Simi Valley High School baseball team stayed on the inside track in defending its Coastal Canyon League championship Wednesday after a 4-2 victory against crosstown rival Royal.“Throw all the talent out the windo → Read More

Late basket sinks Burbank in regional semifinals

BURBANK >> It’s pretty safe to say Immanuel’s Derrin Person, Jr. and Brentwood’s Braelee Albert won’t be receiving any holiday cards from the Burbank boys basketball team this year.Person scored a basket with s → Read More

Alemany girls basketball escapes with win in state regional playoffs

MISSION HILLS >> The Alemany girls basketball team survived by the skin of its teeth Saturday night.Jillian Archer made two free throws with 7.7 seconds remaining and Alemany survived a shot that went all the way in and popped out for a w → Read More

Harvard-Westlake basketball KO’s Mission League rival Alemany

MISSION HILLS >> It‘s pretty safe to say Harvard-Westlake has a superstar in the making.Cassius Stanley, a 6-foot-5 sophomore, put on quite a show when his team needed him the most Saturday night.Stanley delivered time and t → Read More

St. Augustine knocks out Sierra Canyon

CHATSWORTH >> It’s all over for the Sierra Canyon boys basketball team.One of the the region’s best ever collections of talent will not come away with any major hardware.Fresh off a disappointing Southern Section Open → Read More

Grace Brethren girls soccer reaches third consecutive Regional final

THOUSAND OAKS >> The Grace Brethren High School girls soccer team is back in familiar territory and the third time could be the charm for the Lancers.Sammi Fisher continued her torrid scoring pace to help lead Grace Brethren to a 4-0 vict → Read More