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. Junior wide receiver Zack Tartabull is the son of former major leaguer Danny Tartabull, but he's never tried his hand in baseball at least, at the high school level. Another junior Brock Vereen is the younger brother of former Valencia standout Shane Vereen, who now plays at California. But don't make the comparisons just yet. "Brock is a different style of ...
Christian Lopes hasn't spent much time at home this summer. Just the last five days to be exact. And in those five days, and three games the Valencia sophomore-to-be has managed to go 5-for-5 in a Valley Invitational Baseball League game against St. Francis on Friday and hit a home run Sunday against Royal. Even more intriguing, when Lopes looked over to his left from his shortstop perch on Friday, he saw another Lopes. Timothy ...
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. Spectators, coaches and players got a glimpse of what the Indians squad could look like in the first round of the Valley Invitational Baseball League, or VIBL, summer playoffs. Hart defeated Oak Park 13-3, at Bud Murray field on Friday. With the loss of 13 seniors from this season's Foothill League first place finishers, Hart head coach Jim Ozella said alterations in the roster ...
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. Valencia's Eric Shannon was one of eleven athletes named to the Southern California Conference All-Star Team. His All-Star team status ranks him as one of the top eight goal keepers in the country in his age group. Shannon's LAFC BU18 club team, which is sponsored by Adidas, defeated CASL soccer club 5-2 on Wednesday to advance to the championship game which will ...
Jessica Spigner is cleaning up in the postseason like she did during. The Vikings pitcher and RBI machine was named the EA SPORTS Softball Player of the Year yesterday. For Spigner, who knocked in 37 runs during her senior season, it's the first national award she's received. "I was in shock," said Spigner, who found out in an E-mail from her mom Dyan. "I almost didn't believe it." The link in the E-mail, which sent ...
NEW YORK - His jersey neatly folded on a chair in front of New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano's locker Sunday afternoon, 2003 Hart High graduate Chris Valaika smiles and draws a check mark with his index finger.
Put another one on the board for Valencia. The Vikings girls basketball team played for the championship in the Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout on Saturday. The Vikings were victorious in their 47-44 win over Knight High School of Palmdale. Valencia went undefeated in the tournament having defeated Quartz Hill and the Wildcats of West Ranch before seeing Knight in the finals. While some Foothill League coaches prefer not to play league teams ...
Forget what the calendar says, spring is practically here in the world of sports.
It's a simple question with no simple answer.
Valencia Vikings power forward Sandra Ikeora was in the doghouse early at Valencia High Saturday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IAA playoffs.
The Saugus Centurions girls basketball team knew the Sultana Sultans of Hesperia would want to send the ball inside in their first round CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoff game on Saturday night at Sultana High School.
Led by Kali Vittallo, the No. 6 seeded Canyon Cowboys girls basketball team defeated the Channel Islands Raiders 75-44 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs Saturday at Canyon High School.
PALMDALE – Everyone in the gym knew who the West Ranch Wildcats girls basketball team needed to stop.
It was only fitting.
The Saugus Centurions boys basketball team kept things close through the first half against the host Redlands East Valley Wildcats in their first-round CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoff game on Friday night at Redlands East Valley High School.
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.
The strength of Valencia Vikings boys soccer all season has been the team's ability to hold onto leads, no matter the opponent.
TORRANCE - For Hart Indians boys basketball, it's wait till next year.
Two playoff games and two impressive victories this week has the Hart Indians boys soccer team looking like it is peaking at the right time.
The Valencia Vikings boys basketball team started the Foothill League season fast, then spun out to a 2-5 record in its last seven games.
Canyon Cowboys boys basketball had its chance to take the upper hand.
Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball continued their winning ways on Friday evening at East Rancho Dominguez Park, defeating the Hope Centre Lions 48-40 to advance to the third round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VI playoffs.