On ice: Dodgers clubhouse and equipment manager Mitch Poole said before Friday night's game with San Francisco that the team did have several cases of champagne stashed away somewhere at AT&T Park for the anticipated clinching
The Owls, who entered the season with a 3-45 record in divisional games since joining the WSC in 2000, improved to 10-0 (19-6 overall) Wednesday with a 78-67 victory over Valley, clinching
their first division title.
Lancaster (82-50, 39-23) reduced its magic number for clinching
the second-half title to four.
However, that number proved magical for Santa Clara when it scored one run in the ninth inning Saturday to win 6-5 and deprive visiting Pepperdine from clinching
the Big West Conference title.
Daniel Carson scored three goals and had seven assists and six steals as the Newbury Park High boys' water polo team routed visiting Moorpark 30-2 Thursday, clinching
the program's first Marmonte League title since 1980.
A game-high three goals by Eric Vreeland combined with shutting down Loyola's power-play opportunities sparked a 9-6 victory Wednesday for Harvard-Westlake, clinching
the Wolverines' seventh consecutive league title and 17th in 18 years.
Still reeking of beer, champagne and cigars, Boston Red Sox players Kevin Millar, Todd Walker, Derek Lowe, Lou Merloni and Gabe Kapler broke away from their team's celebration of clinching
a wild-card berth Thursday at Fenway Park and sprinted down Yawkey Way, clad in commemorative T-shirts, to celebrate among awestruck fans at a nearby tavern.
Hart was on the verge of clinching
the Foothill League title with four games remaining, and a serious injury to one of the team's tallest senior starters - the 6-foot-4 Morris was averaging 10 points and eight rebounds - was the last thing the Indians needed.
Thousand Oaks 0, Royal 0: Goalkeeper Kenny Negrone stopped five shots to help Thousand Oaks (15-4-1, 10-0-4) earn the tie, clinching
the Marmonte League title.