The Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series wrapped up its Santa Clarita Valley leg on Thursday, and the locals had trouble keeping up with the pack.
The last thing Valencia golfer Glen Lee wanted was a repeat of last year's performance.
Four local golfers will have a prime opportunity to test their skill against some of the nation's top junior players.
With a lockout causing a four-month stalemate in the NFL this offseason, things moved quickly once the new collective bargaining agreement was finally sealed on Aug. 5.
It's been quite a year for Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer. The 20-year-old has already signed a lucrative Major League Baseball contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who selected him third overall in the First-Year Player Draft. He was given college baseball's highest honor in receiving the Golden Spikes Award for his services as a UCLA pitcher. He can go ahead and add a six-page spread in Sports Illustrated magazine onto that list. The article is ...
West Ranch sophomore Haley Lind has limited experience playing varsity volleyball. That doesn't mean she'll come into the 2011 season without experience under pressure. For the second straight year, Lind was picked for the USA Volleyball Girls' Select A1 team, a collection of 30 elite 14- and 15-year-old players from around the country. "It's really fun and I feel like it's playing with top girls in the nation and it's really humbling," Lind said. Her ...
Three years ago, Robert Fisher coached the freshman football team at Golden Valley High School.
No one involved in sports knows when the day will come when they'll have to wave goodbye to the world of competitive athletics.
Everyone has to start somewhere. That somewhere is usually on a small field at a local park or a small gym at a junior high school or a church. The crowd is sparse, mostly just a handful of parents who have come to encourage their kids making their first attempts at competitive sports. Inevitably, the crowds get bigger and the venues get larger as the kids grow older and play at higher levels. Athletes have ...
The utter bliss that an athlete feels after winning an important contest can be unlike any other emotion in sports and can provide a person with their most fond memories. But that emotion can come in many forms and for many different reasons, depending on expectations. Expectations can be everything in determining an emotional reaction to a given outcome in a sporting event. Accomplishments in sports can range in degree and magnitude, but the more ...
When it comes right down to it, all sports are played for the same purpose. The goal is to win. Whether it's an individual or team sport, girls or boys, high school or professional, the desire to win always exists. Desire is often accompanied by anxiety, the fear of losing and the fear of failure on the biggest stage and in the most important situations. "If you start thinking about it too much, that's when ...
Every angle of sports is covered these days. Between statistics, game film, analysis, scouting reports and everything else, it's hard to hide anything anymore. Technology has caused coaches to come up with inventive ways to keep the element of surprise alive in sports. Saugus head football coach Jason Bornn argues that surprise and deception are key factors in maintaining a level playing field, regardless of talent. "I think that's kind of the way (football) has ...
Mike Herrington still remembers even the minor details of that mid-December evening in 2003.
As long as sports have been around, there have been ways to tweak things just enough to gain a slight edge on opponents.
It's the elephant in the living room. Or maybe it's the vicious, angry bull in the living room.
VENTURA - Even when the bounces don't go in favor of the Saugus Centurions, they're still finding ways to win.
Things aren't going to suddenly turn around over night for Canyon girls tennis.
Three solid, consistent games is all any coach can ask for of a volleyball team.
In 2011, Golden Valley girls golf was just trying to prove it wasn't a doormat in the Foothill League.
By simply not playing Hart and Canyon survived what was an otherwise tough week for some of the top football teams in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division.
MISSION VIEJO - It's tough to rattle this College of the Canyons team.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights already had sizeable challenge in front of them in facing a CIF-Southern Section 8-man power on Friday.
Two former Saugus High stars established themselves as College of the Canyons' next cross country headliners on Friday.
Two straight shootout wins by Santa Clarita Valley football teams over a state power in a six-day span was a bit too much to ask on Thursday at Valencia High.