A controversial stoppage in the second round dealt 2000 Hart High graduate Said El Harrak his first professional loss Friday night in Hinckley, Minn. in a boxing match televised on Showtime.
After getting knocked down twice by undefeated Lanard Lane in the first round, El Harrak struggled to defend against the Houston-based fighter.
Hart High graduate and professional boxer Said El Harrak will make his television debut tonight at 11 p.m. on Showtime.
In a sense, things have come full circle.
Sometimes there is an impatient tendency to draw conclusions about a team early in the season.
A running clock in the fourth quarter?
Apparently there will be one more local football game.
After completing one of the most efficient seasons for a quarterback in state history, Valencia's Alex Bishop has been named the Foothill League's 2009 Player of the Year.
Football is done in the Santa Clarita Valley, but that doesn't mean there aren't Santa Clarita connections still alive in the CIF-Southern Section postseason.
CANOGA PARK - It's eight man, not one man.
CANOGA PARK - Collin Keoshian's star shone bright in his four-year high school football career, capped by his Santa Clarita Christian football team's 38-22 victory Saturday in the CIF-Southern Section Division I 8-Man championship over Faith Baptist.
Same situation, same teams.
Can a handshake, nicknames and a song help a team achieve success?
It has been pretty clear since the beginning of the high school football season that four teams have been the class of the Northern Division.
He explains that the flap bulging out of his practice jersey and the numerous holes in it are the results of wear and tear from slamming and clawing with teammates.
Here's a dare.
Culver City boys soccer kept coming for Saugus on Tuesday, and in the end, the Ocean League's third-place team passed the Centurions.
Hermosillo, Mexico, loves Jerry Owens.
Year in and year out, Foothill League boys basketball is a gauntlet.
Dean Hendrix-Davis, just 16 years old, was pinned between the car seats of his Ford Explorer.
The best team that not enough people know about in the Santa Clarita Valley just went and won a Heritage League championship.
The program that lost the two best players in the Foothill League in 2013 to graduation and the one that lost its first two league games in 2014 has now won something that begins with a two - second place.
For the second season in a row, Valencia and Canyon girls basketball are sharing.
The Valencia girls basketball team took a beating on Friday against Canyon and took some late hits from Hart on Tuesday, as the game got physical late.
Things weren't always this rosy at Hart High School.
The Hart Indians baseball program will hold its annual alumni game this Saturday, and as part of the festivities will induct its latest class to the Hart Baseball Wall of Fame.
This is West Ranch's M.O. this year, and more often than not the Wildcats are winning because or in spite of it.
It was a completely different game than last time.
Big players hit big shots in big spots.
Golden Valley first-year head baseball coach Gino Pomilia said there's no lying in his program.