Jan 19

Girls basketball: Mater Dei tunes up for showdown by racing past Rosary

Mater Dei’s top-ranked girls basketball team tuned up for an Orange County showdown by testing its 3-point shooting and intensity against No. 3 Rosary on Thursday night. The Monarchs checked off both boxes as they raced to a 55-35 Trinity League victory against the visiting Royals, setting the stage for Saturday night’s clash against visiting […]

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Jan 19

Santa Anita statistics, horse racing notes

The leaders, statistics and horse-racing notes from Santa Anita.

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Jan 19

Huntington Beach earns tie with Edison to keep Sunset soccer race tight

HUNTINGTON BEACH – The Sunset League girls soccer match between Edison and host Huntington Beach on Thursday played out the way one would expect for a pair of league and city rivals. So, when the match ended in a 1-1 tie, it wasn’t much of a surprise. Under a new Sunset League rule, approved by […]

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Jan 19

Eight it is: Avalanche hangs on to defeat San Jose to extend winning streak

Extending its winning streak to eight games seemed like a sure thing 22 minutes into the game Thursday night, but the Avalanche had to scratch and claw for it after surviving an impressive comeback by the San Jose Sharks at the Pepsi Center.

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Jan 19

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch

Under mounting pressure from former Olympic champions and U.S. national team members, USA Gymnastics announced Thursday that it will no longer use the remote Texas ranched owned by former U.S. national team directors Bela and Martha Karolyi as the women’s national team training center.

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Jan 19

USC finishes strong at Oregon, ends 14-game losing streak against Ducks

Chimezie Metu and Bennie Boatwright score 18 points apiece and Jordan McLaughlin scores the Trojans’ last eight points (six free throws) as USC rallies for a 75-70 win Thursday night in Eugene, ending frustration against the Ducks that dates to 2009.

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Jan 19

Why Stars took major step forward as a team despite missed opportunities vs. Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS – Ken Hitchcock didn’t want to hear about the good side Thursday night.But you do.Yes, the Stars lost in a shootout, 2-1, to a Columbus team that was returning from the bye week. Yes, the Stars couldn’t dent back-up goalie Joonas Korpisalo. Ye…

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Jan 19

University soccer shows its toughness in 2-0 triumph over Woodbridge

IRVINE – The University boys soccer team’s game was important Thursday, but not because it was a chance for the Trojans to gain valuable points in the Pacific Coast League race with a 2-0 victory against host Woodbridge. It was an opportunity for the No. 2 Trojans to show they can shine even when the […]

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Jan 19

Anaheim apartment fire displaces 11 residents, no injuries reported

An apartment fire on Thursday evening, Jan. 18, displaced 11 residents from five units, Anaheim Fire & Rescue officials said. Firefighters rescued two dogs from the blaze, but no injuries were reported. The blaze, in the 2200 block of East Ball Road, was reported at around 5:17 p.m. and temporarily closed off a portion of […]

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Jan 19

Capitals make their point, but fall to Devils in overtime

Brett Connolly scores twice — including late in regulation to force the extra period — but Taylor Hall beats Braden Holtby early in OT.

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