Summer baseball is in full effect and one local face is making his presence known.
Half of the Hart squad pitched in the Indians loss to Chatsworth in the semifinals of the summer Valley Invitational Baseball League playoffs on Tuesday.
The good news for Valencia was it only allowed one run in the last six innings of Saturday's VIBL quarterfinal game against Chatsworth.
Valencia and Chatsworth battled through four innings before the Vikings' bats staved off elimination in the quarterfinals of the Valley Invitational Baseball League's summer tournament.
After spotting their opponent six runs in the top of the first inning Thursday, Hart's offense quickly countered - in a big way.
Valencia did not have the same luck as Hart on Thursday, in a 4-2 loss to Chatsworth in the first contest of the best-of-three VIBL quarterfinals at Chatsworth High.
Cal State Northridge student and Saugus High graduate Nick Delio is continuing his endless golfing summer.
A chorus of aluminum bats cascaded through the summer air Tuesday at Hart High's Bud Murray Field.
There's a lot of good genes on the gridiron and the diamond at Valencia.
Christian Lopes hasn't spent much time at home this summer.
For Hart High's Devin Rodriguez, it's been a busy summer. According the senior-to-be, the busiest ever.
Hart's spring 2009 baseball team will have an entirely different make-up.
Vicky Donnelly once swam for James Klipfel. Now she's replacing him as the head swimming coach at Saugus High School.
A soon-to-be retired motorcycle police officer with seven years of travel ball coaching experience will take over next spring at West Ranch High School.
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy tournament finals continued at the Home Depot Center.
The Saugus softball team hasn't had much of an opportunity to get used to winning closer games during this year's Foothill League season.
It's a whole new day in Foothill League boys golf.
When Valencia's Chad LeDuff took his first practice serve in preparation for the final match of the Foothill League singles tournament, the fans in attendance started to chatter.
The Valencia swim team has waited nearly two decades to call itself Foothill League champions.
In what was billed as tighter-than-usual competition among the Foothill League track and field contingent, the league finals were every bit as dramatic as expected on Thursday at College of the Canyons.
At this point in the season, no team is looking for style points.
This is Valencia Vikings baseball.
Things shook out pretty much as expected in the Foothill League boys tennis prelims held at the Paseo Club on Wednesday.
After Wednesday's Foothill League boys tennis prelims, three things stick out.
Two monumental Foothill League boys golf accomplishments could be made today based on what happened at Wednesday's Foothill League golf match No. 5.
After a shaky start, Saugus starting pitcher Anthony Donatella improved by the inning against West Ranch.
The story is certainly not West Ranch boys lacrosse losing 20-7 to Thousand Oaks in its first-ever playoff match.
The Canyon High boys volleyball team needed a win on Tuesday in order to have a chance at a playoff berth.
Heading into Foothill League finals on Thursday, the Hart Indians will have more than just a legacy behind it, it will have experience.
West Ranch softball players will be the first to admit they've been playing below their potential over the last two weeks.