Both locals at the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships struggled on Tuesday during the first round of play at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa is joining Cal State Northridge golfer and Saugus grad Nick Delio in this week's NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Cal State Northridge is one of the rare NCAA Division I universities in the country where athletes don't stick out in class.
With baseball season over and graduation season in full force, Foothill Leaguers are solidifying plans for the future.
Could she do it again?
The answer is yes.
In an effort to ready themselves for a possible, maybe even likely, moratorium on metal bats, the coaches of the Valley invitational Baseball League have decided to switch to wood bats for this summer's season.
The difference between pass or fail for two local golfers on Monday was one stroke.
On Friday morning, 2004 Valencia High graduate Danny Worth was 45 minutes south of his hometown in a hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES - Valencia High graduate Danny Worth returned home Friday night to play his first-ever game at Dodger Stadium.
The exact opposite of what Valencia baseball has become accustomed to happened on Thursday.
The Vikings received one of their best pitching performances of the year.
West Ranch baseball's up-and-down season saw its season summarized in seven innings on Thursday.
Saugus baseball, it seems, was spoiled by the Foothill League.
After seeing a string of generous pitching during league play, the Centurions ran into Thousand Oaks' Cody Thomson on Tuesday at Thousand Oaks High and were shut down 3-0 in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
The Saugus softball team saw what Roosevelt High of Corona pitcher Nicole Zink had for six innings.
Then they attacked in the seventh.
This is considered to be a down year for Foothill League baseball. Yet with softball, one of the Foothill League's teams is considered to be the best in its division.
The Foothill League season for West Ranch golfer J.J. Holen has been the same the last two seasons.
One said it was a crazy day. The other said it was a long day.
Valencia High graduate Alison Lee is in St. Louis today representing the United States for the 2014 Curtis Cup - a biannual event pitting the U.S. team, made up of the best amateur females in the country, against the Great Britain and Ireland teams.
In the last five-year span (2009 to 2013), Major League Baseball teams have selected a Santa Clarita Valley product 38 times in the First-Year Player Draft and the fewest selected in one year was four in 2013.
We're going all over the place on this one, so stay with us.
Golden Valley's tremendous golf year has come to an end.
Baseball is as traditional a sport as you get.
Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang advanced to the CIF/SCGA Regional State Qualifier (or the Southern California championship) with a 3-over 74 on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Boys Golf Individual Championship.
This "youth" label kept getting in the way of Santa Clarita Christian baseball considering itself a bona fide CIF-championship caliber team this season.
Mike Killinger, who took over as interim Valencia High baseball head coach when Jared Snyder was put on a leave of absence on March 21, has been hired to take over the job on a permanent basis.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Blame was never an option.
One of Major League Baseball's biggest stories last week was Valencia High graduate and Detroit Tigers infielder Danny Worth pitching twice and displaying an impressive knuckleball.
There are no more.
The end of the era could have been at the plate with Nick Valaika up in the bottom of the seventh inning and his Hart Indians down six runs to Orange Lutheran in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs on Friday.
We've sort of neglected the play of Saugus' Braden and Aden combo because of two other great Foothill League stories this year - Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang's ascension to the top of the Foothill League and Hart's displacing six-time champion West Ranch as league champion.
MISSION HILLS - If Foothill League play for Saugus could be broken down into a seven-inning game, it would be a quick start, a lead in the middle and finally close but not enough.