For years, Brandon Shiota dreamed of playing college baseball but faced self-doubt because of his size and plate discipline. That all changed in summer 2014 heading into his freshman year of high school.
The La Verne baseball team swept its way through the Bud Knight Memorial Invitational Tournament last weekend in Walla Walla, Washington, highlighted by a significant comeback win against the Whitman Blues, 12-10, after a rain delay Saturday at Borleske Stadium.
After coming out of a rough start to the weekend series, the La Verne baseball team jumped on an early lead in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Ben Hines Field, eventually outscoring the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, 11-4.
The baseball team continued to dominate in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play as they advanced their record to 9-1 after a mercy-ruled seven inning game against Caltech. The first place Leopards outplayed the Beavers, 16-0, April 1 at Ben Hines Field.
The La Verne baseball team won both games of the doubleheader against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps with eighth inning comebacks Saturday at Ben Hines Field to help head coach Scott Winterburn reach a milestone.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1.
Put on your dancing shoes and head over to downtown Pomona’s Second Street any fourth Sunday of the month to Walk The Beat as it livens up with free live music events in a variety of venues, within arms reach.