Upland third baseman Daniel Robertson was among one of 14 players from the western part of the United States to qualify for the USA National Trials for the 16-and-under baseball team in September in Houston. Robertson, one of 31 players in the United States to qualify for the trials, will try out in Houston to make the 20-man roster for the Pan American Games to be held in Culiacan, Mexico this October.
Former NFL cornerback Chris Hayes, a San Gorgonio graduate who played for the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and New England Patriots from 1996-2002, will be back in the area on July 10, as he’s hosting a football camp at Citrus Valley High School.
The camp will be run by NFL players, with New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez and former USC and NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson being possible counselors. Snoop Dogg may also attend. The camp is open to campers ages 6-18 and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with registration at 8 a.m. at the school. The entry fee is $35 before July 10 and $45 on the 10th. More information on the camp can be found at this link.
In a reaction to his arrest along with two other players for suspicion of felony theft by UCLA police last week, the school dismissed former Kaiser linebacker Josh Shirley from the football team today. Shirley, a two-time first-team all-Sun player, was arrested along with Gardena Serra wide receiver Paul Richardson and Los Alamitos defensive back Shaquille Richardson.
Jon Gold’s UCLA blog detailing the dismissal can be accessed here. Apparently there is a possibility for Shirley to return in January according to the blog.