Category Archives: Field

Battle Royale – Hawaii vs NorCal

The late morning air in Vancouver, Washington felt heavy on the skin, as the pressure for Pleasanton’s 14 year-olds to advance in the Western Regional came down to one game against Ewa Beach, Hawaii. The sting of Friday’s fiasco against … Continue reading

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Disappointment on the Columbia River for the Pleasanton Juniors

Dubbed the “Columbia River Meltdown” by many of the local baseball aficionados, Ptown’s 8-3 loss to the underdog potato farmers from the Pacific Northwest was a shock to everyone but the kids from Idaho. The boys quickly felt the weight … Continue reading

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The Battle for Oxford Suites Supremacy (non-fiction)

It was an eerily cool and breezy summer night in the far northern reaches of California on Tuesday evening. Interstate 5 has been a well worn path of anxious families and fans to the teams playing in this talent rich … Continue reading

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Pleasanton 14YO Boys Baseball Qualify for Northern California Little League Tournament

After representing the Tri-Valley in the inaugural Intermediate Little league World Series (LLWS) last year for 13-year olds, the boys from Pleasanton are back at it, as they look to qualify for the Junior level LLWS for 14-year olds in … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I Blog, and 1 Reason I Don’t

On my travels to Peru with my oldest son, I had a lot I time to reflect (something I don’t normally have time to do at home with a high-paced job and 4 kids to navigate). I’ve been able to … Continue reading

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What Makes Life Enjoyable…a movie

This video with my new Flip video recorder just makes my wife and I laugh.  It’s our 5-yr old, Ryan, getting down to his daddy’s real bad 80’s beat box.  That’s his little brother Sean in the background.  Just think, … Continue reading

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