"My kids hated basketball."
This version of "On the Beat" is going to be all over the place so stick with us.
If ever a time a team needed Hart High graduate James Shields to be "Big Game James," it's right now.
Stevenson Ranch resident Hunter Greene could pitch USA Baseball to a gold medal in Mexico.
The pressure to raise his game at the collegiate level wore on Valencia High graduate and 2012 All-Santa Clarita Valley Golfer of the Year Jonathan Chang.
This is the home stretch for professional baseball's minor leagues.
Drew Wolitarsky insists that it's true.
Tyler Glasnow survived the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline and is still in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.
LOS ANGELES - The grinder kept grinding.
Passing tournaments, 7-on-7s, whatever you want to call them, they're not new.
According to a source, Hart High graduate Chris Valaika has been called up by the Chicago Cubs and will be in uniform this weekend for a series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers.
This summer edition of On the Beat is strictly on the summer's sport - baseball.
Location. Location. Location.
LAKE BALBOA - It's July. But come next spring, the Foothill League's going to have a lot of problems with Saugus.
Question: Record-wise, which Foothill League team has been the most successful in the playoffs over the last 10 years?
Kylie Brown has been hidden.
Quite a way to celebrate an accomplishment.
Lost in the winter sports teams that have become dynasties in the Santa Clarita Valley over the last five-plus years has been the Santa Clarita Christian girls volleyball team, which perennially has been one of the better programs in the area.
At which point during Trinity Classical Academy football's CIF-Southern Section 8-man Division II second-round playoff game did the Knights start thinking about next week?
When the CIF-Southern Section West Valley Division playoff brackets came out on Monday, it appeared at first glance that Valencia received the best placement.
After two consecutive years of missing the playoffs, Trinity Classical Academy Knights girls volleyball's goal for this season was get back to the postseason.
Three Valencia High baseball players and three Hart High girls basketball players recently made verbal commitments to colleges.
It was predicted before the 2014 season that the Foothill League would face an uphill climb in the newly formed West Valley Division's postseason.
MOORPARK - College of the Canyons football could have folded up its tent after last week's gut-wrenching loss to National Division, Northern Conference-leading Ventura.
The greatest rivalry in Santa Clarita Valley sports just had maybe the greatest comeback in Santa Clarita Valley sports.
Are you sick of the word "rivalry?"
Even though Hart High girls tennis finished second in the Foothill League, as close as the Indians played league champion Valencia shows they're a top team in the CIF-Southern Section Division II. As does a top 10 ranking in the division for most of the season.
No respect for the Foothill League.