Kris Rincon faced the realization that so many big-time high school athletes face once they reach college. There are other big-time athletes and even more bigger-time athletes.
A friend of mine made the comment to me after reading a story in Saturday's sports section about the budget crunch having an effect on preps sports in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The state budget crunch may mean individual schools have to pay for substitute teachers when coaches travel with their teams, missing a day of school, according to some reports Friday.
Just how costly was the residency falsification that cost the Canyon girls basketball team 10 wins, two players and its head coach? The final answer came Thursday.
We used a headline for our Foothill League girls soccer preview that read: "Last team standing."
We've reached the final week of Foothill League play and still noting is decided in girls soccer. Saugus, Valencia and Canyon are still tied atop the league standings.
Saugus High fashions itself as having a blue-collar athletic program. But being the underdog or being overshadowed rubbed Saugus girls basketball player Gabrielle Conn the wrong way.
Down the stretch they come. Two wounded Mustangs in the final leg of two separate races. With eight games left in each of their seasons, The Master's College's men's and women's teams are in danger of missing the NAIA National Tournament. Flip the calendar page back to this time in January and that wasn't the case. On Jan. 6, the men were 11-3 and ranked 20th in the NAIA top 25. The women were 8-5 ...
With the increasing media coverage of prep sports, National Signing Day is becoming a bigger event.
Finally, some sort of clarity. In Foothill League boys and girls soccer, a couple of games from Tuesday gave some answers. The first answer came from boys soccer. Canyon defeating Golden Valley 1-0 gave the Cowboys what would be considered a giant five-point lead over the Grizzlies in the race for the Foothill League title. The Cowboys could clinch as early as Tuesday. With Saugus defeating West Ranch 1-0 Tuesday, it gave the Centurions a ...
Last week we focused on boys basketball in the first edition of around the divisions. This week, we take a look at girls basketball. But let's make some quick points on boys basketball.
Hart basketball's Patrick Abbott had possibly one of the ugliest stat lines to ever come out of the Hart High gymnasium.
In Jake Bernards, San Diego State sees untapped potential. That's why the school offered him a scholarship. The West Ranch senior quarterback accepted the scholarship offer from San Diego State Monday. Other schools were looking at him, including Washington and UC Davis, Bernards said, but he said San Diego State was the perfect fit. It wasn't so much Bernards' football numbers that the Aztecs were intrigued by as much as his size. The 6-foot-5-inch, 205-pound ...
Tom Barber's goal is to spread Jesus' word. So he goes on foot and tries to spread that message. He encounters all kinds of people - the mildly interested, those who dismiss Jehovah's Witnesses and those who listen. Then there was the old man. Barber found the old man by going door to door on the outer edge of Canyon Country in 2006. Talk began about the Bible. It soon turned to baseball. And something ...
The week after Hart High graduate Megan Ford was named Wilson California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week at Cal Poly Pomona, she tore her ACL.
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.
Five years, 133 games, 486 runs.