In the third game of World Series, Yulieski Gurriel hit a second inning home run off of Dodger’s starting pitcher Yu Darvish. It was not the home run that was the most talked about after the game, was what Gurriel did after he rounded the bases and returned to the dugout.
As I sat on the bleachers and watched a La Verne football game in the sun, two men approached me and asked what I was doing. With my reporter’s notebook and pen in hand, I told them I was covering the game for the school newspaper, the Campus Times.
Sports knowledge and its history are not learned in a day or in a week, or even a month for that matter. Fortunately for me, I grew up with sports and each day and I learned something new and as I am continuously learning as I write even more. Probably this baseball and softball season, after how many times I’ve written about it, I learned what the shift is, line drives and how to properly say the type of out – ground outs, pop ups and fly outs. I used to just call them outs.
It is many sports fans’ favorite time of the year – baseball season has finally returned. After a long winter, it is time to reignite rivalries and bring out the memes of trash talking. Spring training wins and performances built up the hype toward the regular season, and the words “play ball” will be said again.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.