Leon Jacobs came into the 2012 prep football season as a curiosity. This time next year he'll be a college football player. The Golden Valley senior verbally committed to play football at Fresno State, accepting a scholarship offer Monday night. He was recruited as a linebacker. Jacobs transferred to Golden Valley from Bishop Montgomery of Torrance this summer. The 17-year-old hadn't played football since his freshman year and was a basketball star at Bishop Montgomery. ...
The Baltimore Sun has reported that former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland has signed a one-year deal with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization.
It wouldn't be inaccurate to say Santa Clarita public charter school Albert Einstein Academy's athletics program rose from the ashes of the demise of Montclair Prep.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Holiday Tour will stop at Westfield Valencia Town Center today. The tour has stopped at various malls throughout Southern California to encourage fans to come out to Dodger games in 2013. The Dodgers will hold a meet-and-greet and autograph session with infielder Nick Punto and 1988 World Series champion Tim Leary. Punto came to the Dodgers in the Aug. 25 blockbuster deal that brought slugger Adrian Gonzalez, pitcher Josh Beckett and ...
There Canyon girls basketball goes again. Driving another team crazy. The Santa Clarita Valley's premier girls basketball program over the last three seasons defeated Highland 78-43 on Thursday night at Canyon High. And 15 minutes after the game, a group of Highland players were outside of the gym yelling at each other for being too slow down the court. Canyon was in control from the start of the game, looking like the well-oiled machine of ...
On paper, things didn't appear to be promising for Canyon girls soccer. Coming off a fifth-place showing in the Foothill League in 2012, the Cowboys began the year at 0-4 under new head coach Derek Rusk and currently had only one returning all-leaguer healthy. On paper, it appears things are misleading. Canyon defeated a solid Burroughs of Burbank team 4-0 on Wednesday at Canyon High School and looked every bit like a team that will ...
For the second time in three days, a Hart High graduate has been traded from one Major League team to another.
Mike Montgomery said he went to bed early on Sunday night. The 2008 Hart High graduate awoke to the sound of banging on his front door in Surprise, Ariz. from fellow Kansas City Royals prospect John Lamb. "'Wake up. You just got traded'," Montgomery said he could hear Lamb saying. "I looked at the phone and saw all these missed calls and texts." Montgomery was one of four players, including the Royals' top prospect power-hitting ...
It was a moment that should live in Santa Clarita Valley prep basketball history forever. On Thursday night at Santa Monica High School, West Ranch guard Kevin Harris drove along the right side of the basket and tried for a layup and was fouled with 3:10 to play in the first quarter against Alemany of Mission Hills. Giant teammate Ako Kaluna came in to clean up the rebound as a referee's whistle sounded and the ...
You want to call them scrappy or blue-collared, but those are just cliches when talking about Saugus teams.
There was a weird rhythm in this one. Yes, Canyon boys basketball was up from start to finish, but the Cowboys had to hang on to defeat St. Genevieve of Panorama City 67-57 on the second day of the Canyon Classic tournament at Canyon High School. "I couldn't even get in rhythm," joked Canyon head coach Sean DeLong. A big reason for the Cowboys' victory was a hefty lead in the first half that allowed ...
The choice was security over uncertainty for 2001 Canyon High graduate and Major League pitcher Chris Seddon and now the left-hander will pitch professionally in South Korea in 2013.
It's hard to argue that Golden Valley girls basketball has been the most challenged Santa Clarita Valley team over the last calendar year.
Rumors, rumors and more rumors. At Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings, which began Monday in Nashville, Tenn. and conclude today, rumors of moves are being reported by the minute. Two names that have been popular ones this week are Hart High graduates James Shields and Trevor Bauer. Shields has proven to be one of the most dependable right-handers in the game and with an affordable contract and a pitching surplus with his Tampa Bay Rays, ...
Golden Valley senior golfer Amanda Hobbs will continue her golf career at Biola University, according to Grizzlies head golf coach Tony Moskal.
The most successful boys tennis season in Golden Valley High history ended Wednesday with the Grizzlies losing 16-2 to La Canada High in La Canada in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
The Hart Indians boys tennis team is still alive in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs and it can thank two unlikely heroes.
Mother's Day is Sunday and Dylan Freyre will go camping with his mother, Stacy, to celebrate.
West Ranch outfielder Tony Slauson verbally committed to Cal State Northridge earlier this month, according to Wildcats head coach Casey Burrill.
With so many strong teams in the field, not much was expected from the Foothill League's three teams in the CIF-Northern Team Divisional at Soule Park Golf Club in Ojai.
Something didn't feel quite right about the Hart Indians being up six runs on the West Ranch Wildcats on Friday at West Ranch High.
The Foothill League boys tennis prelims is usually an event of little surprise.
This Foothill League continues to be the wackiest in one respect and the most competitive in another respect in recent memory.
It was the bottom of the seventh inning.
There's hope at Golden Valley.
West Ranch boys golfer Joey Downey would have really had to have a blow-up round on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match to not win the league's Most Valuable Player.
Decisions, decisions, decisions and decisions.
The Hart Indians had to do something to stop the oncoming locomotive that is Valencia Vikings boys tennis.