"This kid needs help. He is a cancer to any football team."
While any hope of a professional golf event in Santa Clarita in 2010 lingers in limbo, basketball legend Jerry West was in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday promoting an event 30 miles away.
Cal State Northridge head baseball coach Steve Rousey said his baseball camp is one of a kind.
High school sports coaches really do make sacrifices.
One of the highest-paid and most successful coaches in the Santa Clarita Valley works for slightly more than a couple of bucks an hour.
All Andrew Lorraine knows is baseball.
"I was totin' my pack along the long dusty Winnemucca road,
It's 6:55 p.m. in Denver on a Tuesday night in July.
Casey Mulligan laughs about a comparison to St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Rick Ankiel.
A pitching coach for the Chicago Cubs once told him he was "persistent as f---."
Hart High graduate Said El Harrak is climbing in the world of professional boxing.
On Nov. 7, Michael Herrick will finally realize his dream.
Had it not been for two troublesome holes at the end of Saturday's round in the U.S. Women's Open Championship, who knows how high Valencia resident Alison Lee might have climbed.
Hart High graduate Joe Kapp was on the cover 29 years ago this month.
Valencia resident Alison Lee, just 14 years old, made the cut after round two of the 2009 U.S. Women's Open Championship Friday.
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.
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As expected, four Foothill League teams made the CIF-Southern Section Division I baseball playoffs.
To say Canyon baseball's season has been frustrating is an understatement.
When we were lauding J.J. Holen for his performances as a West Ranch High golfer, it was because of the superb golf scores he turned in on a consistent basis from his freshman to senior year.
Junior pitcher Sean O'Shea hasn't been used much on the mound this season after recovering from a shoulder injury suffered during football season. But he made the most of his opportunity and led the West Ranch Wildcats out of trouble on Tuesday at Canyon High School and into the win column.
It's fitting that Hart High baseball clinched at least a share of the Foothill League championship with a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Saugus Centurions on Tuesday at Hart High School - the Indians first title since 2008.
A legendary heavy metal performer once said that if his band moved next door to you, your lawn would die.
By the end of this week, we could have multiple Foothill League baseball champions.