Tag Archives: Baseball

Turning Two with Buckaroo

This kid is seen throwing, catching, swinging, and playing like a real Valiant out on the field. Christian Ascencio is a senior on the boys baseball team who plays shortstop, 3rd base, and pitcher. “I started playing baseball when I was six. My parents wanted my brother and I to do something other than being

Who’s on First?

Watching the Los Angeles Dodgers, you will automatically notice that they are one of the best baseball teams of our time. Last baseball season, the Dodgers almost made it to the World Series, losing to the St. Louis Cardinals. This year, the Dodgers also made the playoffs and are currently still competing to go to

Raking Weeds, Painting Posters and Kickball

Mr. Bailey’s family homeroom decided to celebrate earth day at Sylmar Independent Baseball League. This field is the valiant’s home baseball field. There weren’t any ride issues because the family homeroom were able to rent the school vans to take the students to the field. They left the school at around 8:30 a.m. and finished at around 11:00 a.m.

Why are Some Sports More Popular Than Others?

During The Fall season, the three sports that are in action are girls volleyball, cross country, and football. After asking several students, “If you are able to put the fall sports from most important/popular in this school, what would it be?” they answered either “football, girls volleyball, then cross country” or ” football, cross country, then girls volleyball.”

Spring Sports

Spring time is one of the busiest times for sport athletes. Having a total of four teams competing during the spring is the most any season has. The four sports are: Baseball, Softball, Boys Volleyball, and Track & Field.

DVD Review “Moneyball”

Moneyball conveys the story of Billy Beane, the General Manager of the Oakland A’s baseball team, trying to recover from losing in the playoffs to the Yankees in 2001. Not only did they lose, but they also lost their three best players such as Johnny Damon, Jason Giambi, and Jason Isringhausen. As a result of these losses, Billy Beane then resorted to Peter Brand, a Yale graduate, to revitalize his slowly diminishing team.