Every time J.C. Cloney froze a Valencia hitter with an offspeed pitch or induced a swinging third strike, he seemed more and more comfortable on the mound.
Roughly three weeks into the season and after playing teams above and below its division, Golden Valley boys tennis picked up a little momentum in its final dual match before the start of Foothill League play.
Playing partners were struggling to communicate and shots were just missing on Wednesday for West Ranch boys tennis.
Last October, Jake Jelmini had an epiphany.
Getting on base was the easy part.
The record might not show it, but Valencia boys volleyball is getting plenty of training in the early part of the season.
This wasn't nearly the same West Ranch boys tennis team as it was a year ago.
For years, coaches would talk about potential and upside when they spoke of Charlie Gillies.
The Santa Clarita Valley may very well be volleyball destination, USA this summer.
Valencia baseball got its hitting issues corrected in a hurry.
Meet records fell and plenty of medals were handed out to both Canyon and Golden Valley track and field athletes on Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley Track Invitational.
Hitting isn't something Valencia baseball teams have struggled with recently.
It was almost the perfect start to the 2012 season for Valencia boys volleyball.
Canyon boys volleyball may be replacing the loss of a handful of key seniors from last year.
After finishing up a promising non-conference portion of the season, The Master's College baseball is carrying the momentum into Golden State Athletic Conference play.
College of the Canyons head football coach Ted Iacenda doesn't lack any ambition when it comes to recruiting.
It's no wonder Valencia High School's baseball team featured such a dangerous lineup this season.
Editor's note: Today marks the fifth in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
Editor's note: Today marks the second in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
Though Foothill League football teams appear to be competing in a more difficult playoff division, one California football expert says that doesn't mean another championship is out of the question.
Jeff Gilkey is stepping down as co-head coach of Valencia High School's cross country and track and field programs, he confirmed last week.
It's not as if the 2014 track and field season didn't have it's highlight moments and admirable performances.
It won't go down as a day of outright glory for two local athletes.
With current and former players getting into the mix, Saturday was a big day for the College of the Canyons baseball program.
Nathan Bultman had to wait all day for his event to start.
The dates have been announced for the third annual Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament coming up this summer in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The road to the state meet was well paved for the remaining Santa Clarita Valley athletes this season.
It's often referred to as the longest day in golf.
Will boys/men's volleyball ever catch up to the popularity of the sport among females?
Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is back in the Major Leagues for the first time since 2012.