NEW YORK - The greatest closer in baseball history made his way to the mound in the bottom of the eighth inning at Citi Field in the 84th Major League Baseball All-Star Game to the familiar thunder of an eager crowd and his Yankee Stadium walk-in song, Metallica's "Enter Sandman."
NEW YORK - With all the noise about getting a certain Cuban from Los Angeles to the All-Star Game, a different Cuban made the major impact of All-Star Monday.
California prep coaching legend and former longtime Canyon High football coach Harry Welch is retiring.
For the second time this year, Long Beach State has tapped Valencia High School for talent. Outfielder and senior-to-be Chris McCready has verbally committed to the school to play baseball, according to Valencia head coach Jared Snyder. McCready joins Valencia graduate and former College of the Canyons star Alex Bishop, who committed to Long Beach in April. McCready was an All-Foothill League first-teamer and The Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley second-teamer in 2013. Bishop, a sophomore ...
Canyon High senior Drew Wolitarsky could have rested on his athletic year after having one of the greatest seasons for a wide receiver in Santa Clarita Valley history.
This marked a transition year in the life of Saugus girls cross country and track and field distance coach Rene Paragas. On July 10, his wife Jenny gave birth to twins Israel and Emma. Time management became more important. Paragas, arguably the best coach of any kind in the Santa Clarita Valley, had more of a challenge ahead. Saugus girls cross country had won six state championships in a row. However, coming into the ...
For people craving prep basketball this summer, Hart High is hosting its annual Hart Varsity Summer Games.
Golden Valley athlete James Chevious will try his hand at two sports in 2013-14, just like he did in high school.
Valencia graduate and University of California Berkeley senior golfer Max Homa was recently named to the prestigious All-Nicklaus team, adding to an already long list of honors for the 22-year-old.
The Santa Clarita Valley will have two host sites and two local prep teams competing in one of the state's most elite baseball tournaments this summer.
Trinity Classical Academy finally picked up a plaque. But it wasn't the one the school was hoping for. After losing 47-40 to Rio Hondo Prep in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI championship game on March 2 in Santa Ana, the Knights collected the runner-up plaque. Their faces said it all. Dissatisfaction. For a sports program that has been building and building toward a CIF title, this was a hard pill to swallow. However, it marked ...
UCLA baseball won a national championship on June 24 with two Santa Clarita Valley prep baseball stars in the starting lineup - shortstop Pat Valaika and catcher Shane Zeile.
Usually the Valencia High athletics story begins with what happens at the end of the school year.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's most creative offensive players ever has his first NCAA Division I offer.
Hart High graduate Taylor Gregory was named to the U.S. Men's Junior National Volleyball Team on Tuesday.
Saugus girls tennis took a step in the right direction this season.
In a way, The Master's College's 2-1 loss to Concordia on Wednesday at Reese Field was a reflection of the team's season.
Valencia High graduate Alison Lee was named the Rolex Female Junior Player of the Year, the American Junior Golf Association announced Tuesday.
For the second year in a row, Golden Valley's Elisa Pierre has reached the second round of the CIF girls individual golf postseason.
Ever since Valencia football began its string of four straight Foothill League titles, there have been reasons to doubt the Vikings.
Valencia High graduate and UCLA freshman Alison Lee was named Golfweek Player of the Week this week.
Hart High senior forward Destinney Duron accepted a soccer scholarship offer from Cal State Northridge last week.
The Golden State Athletic Conference coaches released their preseason conference rankings for men's and women's basketball this week and The Master's College got a mixed bag.
Mike Herrington's Hart football winning streak is seven games this year.
Golden Valley had already won its first girls golf Foothill League title and Grizzlies sophomore Elisa Pierre had already sewn up the Foothill League Most Valuable Player on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match.
With Valencia girls tennis losing to Hart on Tuesday, the door is open a crack for West Ranch to finish in second place in the Foothill League.
Hear those skid marks?
Valencia and Hart high tennis both took care of business on Thursday and now set up the biggest match of the Foothill League season next Tuesday.
The four-time defending Foothill League champion Valencia Vikings can be content with a 38-24 win over the Saugus Centurions on Friday at College of the Canyons.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team could say it expected to beat a highly thought of Desert Christian of Bermunda Dunes and it would be believable. But if any Knight says he expected his team to wallop the Conquerors, the CIF-Southern Section 8-man Division I No. 5 team, 48-0, then they might be fibbing. Yet the Knights not only beat the Conquerors that badly on Friday afternoon at West Ranch High, they humiliated Desert ...