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August 12, 1989
Chris Sheff had four hits to help the United States defeat Holland, 14-0, Friday in the first round of the Junior World Baseball Games at Trois-Rivieres, Canada. Sheff, who played at Laguna Hills High School and will play at Pepperdine this fall, scored four runs, stole a base and was voted player of the game. The United States will play Canada today.
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June 22, 1992
Chris Sheff, a Laguna Hills graduate and member of Pepperdine's national championship baseball team, signed a professional contract Sunday with the Florida Marlins, his father, Craig, said. Sheff, a junior center fielder who batted .348 with 10 home runs for Pepperdine, was a 10th-round pick and will report to the Marlins' rookie team in Erie, Pa., today.
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SPORTS
August 15, 1989
Chris Sheff continued his impressive play Monday in the World Junior Baseball championships as the United States defeated Brazil, 8-1, in the third round in Trois Rivieres, Canada. Sheff, who played at Laguna Hills High School and will attend Pepperdine in the fall, had two hits, two RBIs and stole two bases. He is seven for 12 in the tournament with seven runs scored. The U.S. will play Mexico Wednesday.
SPORTS
August 21, 1989
Chris Sheff had three hits, stole a base and scored a run to help the United States to an 11-3 victory over Cuba and the gold medal Sunday in front of 6,000 at the World Junior Baseball tournament in Trois-Rivieres, Canada. Sheff, a graduate of Laguna Hills High School, singled, stole second and scored in a five-run first inning. It was the second consecutive year the U.S. won the World Junior title. Sheff, a member of the all-tournament team, hit .
SPORTS
June 22, 1992
Chris Sheff, a Laguna Hills graduate and member of Pepperdine's national championship baseball team, signed a professional contract Sunday with the Florida Marlins, his father, Craig, said. Sheff, a junior center fielder who batted .348 with 10 home runs for Pepperdine, was a 10th-round pick and will report to the Marlins' rookie team in Erie, Pa., today.
SPORTS
June 5, 1989
Eight high school seniors from Orange County are among the 18 selected to represent Southern California in the state's North/South high school all-star baseball series this weekend at Clovis High School in Fresno. The county players are pitchers Pete Janicki and Matt Luke and shortstop Phil Nevin of El Dorado, pitcher Robert Milo and outfielder Chris Sheff of Laguna Hills, catcher Rob Ickes of Mater Dei, infielder Ryan Klesko of Westminster and pitcher Greg Hansell of Kennedy. The South will play the North in a three-game series beginning Friday.
SPORTS
June 11, 1989
A team of Northern area all-stars defeated the South, 9-6, Saturday at Clover to even the three-game baseball series at one game each. Westminster High School first baseman Ryan Klesko highlighted the South's six-run-sixth inning with a bases-loaded double that scored two runs. In Friday's game, which the South won 18-2, right fielder Chris Sheff of Laguna Hills went three for three with three runs batted in and four runs scored.
SPORTS
August 18, 1989
Chris Sheff, who graduated from Laguna Hills High School in June, drove in the game-winning run as the U.S. team defeated Taiwan, 8-3, Thursday in the World Junior Baseball tournament at Trois-Rivieres, Canada. The victory gave the U.S. a 5-0 record in pool play. The U.S will play Australia (4-1) on Saturday. Sheff went one for three and had the game-winning RBI with a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.
SPORTS
August 21, 1989
Chris Sheff had three hits, stole a base and scored a run to help the United States to an 11-3 victory over Cuba and the gold medal Sunday in front of 6,000 at the World Junior Baseball tournament in Trois-Rivieres, Canada. Sheff, a graduate of Laguna Hills High School, singled, stole second and scored in a five-run first inning. It was the second consecutive year the U.S. won the World Junior title. Sheff, a member of the all-tournament team, hit .
SPORTS
August 17, 1989
Chris Sheff, who graduated from Laguna Hills High School in June, hit a two-run home run to lead the U.S. team to a 3-2 victory over Mexico Wednesday in the World Junior Baseball tournament at Trois-Rivieres, Canada. Mexico was leading, 2-1, when Sheff homered in the bottom of the sixth inning. The victory qualified the United States (4-0) for the medal round this weekend. The U.S. will play Taiwan (3-1) today to determine the Division-A champion.
SPORTS
August 18, 1989
Chris Sheff, who graduated from Laguna Hills High School in June, drove in the game-winning run as the U.S. team defeated Taiwan, 8-3, Thursday in the World Junior Baseball tournament at Trois-Rivieres, Canada. The victory gave the U.S. a 5-0 record in pool play. The U.S will play Australia (4-1) on Saturday. Sheff went one for three and had the game-winning RBI with a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.
SPORTS
August 17, 1989
Chris Sheff, who graduated from Laguna Hills High School in June, hit a two-run home run to lead the U.S. team to a 3-2 victory over Mexico Wednesday in the World Junior Baseball tournament at Trois-Rivieres, Canada. Mexico was leading, 2-1, when Sheff homered in the bottom of the sixth inning. The victory qualified the United States (4-0) for the medal round this weekend. The U.S. will play Taiwan (3-1) today to determine the Division-A champion.
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August 16, 1989 | CHRIS FOSTER, Times Staff Writer
Chris Sheff was starting to think that he had played one too many baseball games in one too many countries. According to his itinerary, the U.S. team was in Canada, playing a team from Brazil. The uniforms said Brazil. But the players were Japanese. It's been a long season for Sheff, a graduate of Laguna Hills High School who is playing for the United States in the World Junior Baseball tournament in Trois-Rivieres, Canada, this week.
SPORTS
August 15, 1989
Chris Sheff continued his impressive play Monday in the World Junior Baseball championships as the United States defeated Brazil, 8-1, in the third round in Trois Rivieres, Canada. Sheff, who played at Laguna Hills High School and will attend Pepperdine in the fall, had two hits, two RBIs and stole two bases. He is seven for 12 in the tournament with seven runs scored. The U.S. will play Mexico Wednesday.
SPORTS
August 12, 1989
Chris Sheff had four hits to help the United States defeat Holland, 14-0, Friday in the first round of the Junior World Baseball Games at Trois-Rivieres, Canada. Sheff, who played at Laguna Hills High School and will play at Pepperdine this fall, scored four runs, stole a base and was voted player of the game. The United States will play Canada today.
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June 18, 1989 | STEVE KRESAL, Times Staff Writer
Tony Pena isn't used to having much free time. He spent four falls playing football, two winters playing basketball and three springs playing baseball for Mater Dei High School. He also played four summers of baseball. Pena sat out his freshman baseball season to rest. He ended his basketball career after playing on an undefeated junior-varsity team as a sophomore. His summer schedule indicates Pena isn't slowing up much, however, despite the fact he has dropped football from his play list.
SPORTS
May 25, 1989
Laguna Hills High School outfielder Chris Sheff, who holds the Orange County career record for hits, heads the list of selections for the South team that will participate in the Orange County All-Star baseball game June 13 at Glover Stadium in Anaheim. Sheff has 129 hits entering the Southern Section 3-A division quarterfinals on Friday. He has signed a letter of intent to attend Pepperdine. The 22-man squad includes five catchers--Dave Dieter of University, Mike Helm of Laguna Hills, Rob Ickes of Mater Dei, Jason Parsons of La Quinta and Julio Vargas of Santa Ana--and the county's top pitcher, Tony Pena of Mater Dei. Pena has won 22 games in two seasons.
SPORTS
June 13, 1989
Four Orange County high school baseball players have been selected to play for the California senior all-star team, which will play all-star teams from Oklahoma and Florida beginning Friday at Oral Roberts University. Pitcher Pete Janicki of El Dorado, catcher Rob Ickes of Mater Dei, shortstop Phil Nevin of El Dorado and outfielder Chris Sheff of Laguna Hills will participate in the four-day, round-robin tournament. First baseman Rob Milo of Laguna Hills was selected as an alternate.
SPORTS
June 11, 1989
A team of Northern area all-stars defeated the South, 9-6, Saturday at Clover to even the three-game baseball series at one game each. Westminster High School first baseman Ryan Klesko highlighted the South's six-run-sixth inning with a bases-loaded double that scored two runs. In Friday's game, which the South won 18-2, right fielder Chris Sheff of Laguna Hills went three for three with three runs batted in and four runs scored.
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