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8 locals selected to play in 52nd Orange County All-Star Baseball Game

9 local seniors in O.C. All-Star Softball Game Nine local seniors have been selected to play in the 21st Orange County Softball Coaches All-Star Classic on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Irvine’s Bill Barber Park’s Deanna Manning Stadium. Here are the local players: Katie Belmontes, Costa Mesa, OF (Cal State Northridge) Shayla Thomas, Marina, 1B (Cal State Northridge) -- Daily Pilot

Dons fall short of tourney, pass torch to youngsters

BENEDETTI DIAMOND — The San Francisco Dons may have seen their playoff hopes come to an end Saturday when wins by Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary’s ended any possibility of a trip to the West Coast Conference Tournament, but they made the most of Sunday’s season-ending doubleheader, sweeping Cal State Northridge as the senior class figuratively passed the torch to the youngsters. -- San Francisco Examiner

Dodgers in the Valley? Ballpark might have replaced mall — had the Angels not squashed the idea

The San Fernando Valley still lacks a major sports venue and community gathering place. In February, Major League Baseball and its players’ union pledged $1 million to Cal State Northridge so the school could install lights at its cozy baseball field, in the hope that night games and youth programming there could make the field something of a community center. -- Los Angeles Times

Santa Barbara Sports Roundup: Sticks, Balls, and Sneakers

FLASH ON THE TRACK: Lightning strikes in the vicinity caused a precautionary stoppage of the Big West Track and Field Championships at UCSB on Saturday. When the meet resumed after more than an hour, Hope Bender ran like lightning in the 400-meter hurdles. The UCSB senior stopped the clock at 56.64 seconds, shattering her school record, cleaving almost a second off the meet record (57.69 by Cal Poly’s LeBren Martin in 2003), and moving her up to No. 3 on the NCAA leaderboard. “It was my last 400 hurdles race as a collegian,” said Bender, who left Cal State Northridge’s De’Andreah Young in the dust on the homestretch. “I wanted it more.” -- Santa Barbara Independent

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