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JP Raineri

JP Raineri
JP is an award-winning journalist at the Valley News, where he is the Sports Editor. As a media professional, he is also an On-Air Personalty that can be heard on the airwaves at 101.3 The Mix (KATY-FM) as well as Hot 103.9 (KHTI-FM).

Local professional players added to MLB rosters as “Spring Training 2.0” begins

Major League Baseball players, including a handful from southwest Riverside County, began reporting to their teams and home ballparks Wednesday, July 1, ahead of...

Riverside County not yet lifting hold on recreational team sports, including youth sports

Individual fitness may continue with modifications With stay-at-home orders being lifted around the country and states rolling out reopening plans, youth sports leagues and organizers are...

USA Baseball cancels 2020 National Team Identification Series events

USA Baseball announced the cancellation of all 2020 National Team Identification Series events recently due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in...
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NCAA releases recruiting updates for college bound student athletes

With more and more recent developments surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and an uptick in positive cases making its way through the nation, the recruiting...

Topps Series 2 baseball card collection arrives just in time for the return of...

As baseball fans welcome back the return of baseball with open arms, the Topps Company, exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, will...

The Diamond in Lake Elsinore named Ballpark Digest’s ‘Best in High-A’

LAKE ELSINORE -- Even without players on the field, the Diamond, home of the Lake Elsinore Storm, High-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres,...

Collegiate baseball summer league gives local players big opportunities on the field

A handful of local college baseball players returned to the field recently for practices and games through the San Diego League. The eight-team SDL...

CIF Southern Section fall sports divisional playoff groupings

The CIF-Southern Section offices recently announced the playoff division pairings for the 2020-2021 high school fall sports season, which includes football, girls’ volleyball, boys’ and girls’ cross-country, girls’...

D-Bat in Temecula to host upcoming youth catchers’ camps

With youth sports on the verge of hopefully starting back up in the wake of Phase 3 of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s reopening strategy, it’s...

CIF State offices could give high school fall sports the green light by July...

Guidelines offered for schools as they plan their return to practice/games CIF State officials and the commissioners of the 10 high school sports sections met...