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.
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.