Former Hart High pitcher Trevor Bauer soaked up plenty of recognition for his talents in high school. Now he's doing it in college, and the honors are coming in droves.
On a course like Karsten Creek, home of the 2011 NCAA Division I College Men's Golf Championships, it's about damage control.
The best players in any sport are usually the ones that want the ball in pressure situations.
Valencia waltzed its way through Foothill League play and the rest of the regular season.
As the spring seasons come to a close, colleges are already filling up rosters for next year.
The second time around can sometimes be even sweeter.
The Master's College men's golf team finished tied for 12th place at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championships.
DANA POINT - After the usual postgame team meeting in left field, Valencia baseball coaches and most of the players walked back to the dugout like they always do.
The kind of season Kevin Anderson is having warrants an explanation.
Often times, the CIF-Southern Section boys tennis Individual tournament simply comes down to draws.
Playing in the National Christian College Athletic Association World Series for the first time in school history, The Master's College baseball finished just the way it did the regular season - with an even .500 record.
It had the offensive production. It had the pitching. But Trinity Classical Academy softball fell just short of its first-ever playoff victory.
Haley Hineman had been asked to lay down a bunt several times before this season.
Just about every Trinity Classical Academy sport competed in its first varsity season during the 2010-11 school year and made strides, including baseball.
When Lonnie Jackson first took the court for Valencia basketball, he was told he had little chance to gain any significant recognition for his talents outside of the Santa Clarita Valley.
This season has been a learning experience for two local golfers.
Just a couple of months removed from its Foothill League championship baseball season, Hart is well on its way to replacing, adding and bolstering its talented roster.
Mark Crawford doesn't want to be labeled "the athletic principal" at West Ranch High School, but his background speaks for itself when it comes to his love of sports.
It's comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.
Valencia High School baseball player Devin Davis got to go deep at a Major League Baseball stadium.
The best way to explain how an athlete can qualify as exciting is to define the term - and not simply in a dictionary sense.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The evil empire is back.
The writing was on the wall for UCLA golfer and Valencia High graduate Alison Lee.
LOS ANGELES - Trevor Bauer insisted he didn't feel any different while pitching at the home of his favorite childhood baseball team for the first time.
When it comes to athletics, College of the Canyons takes a lot of pride in being one of the top community college programs in California.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
Natalie Rodriguez was one hundredth of a second short of winning her first Foothill League track and field title this year.
Even after the single most impressive moment of the season for any Foothill League athlete, Nathan Bultman didn't go home satisfied.
It's already been a busy summer for Valencia's Devin Davis.