Michael Montgomery made it official Monday. He inked his name on the dotted line, signing a contract with the Kansas City Royals at his agent's office in Encino. The terms were undisclosed.
The 2008 Valley Invitational Baseball League, or VIBL, began on Monday and teams from around the Foothill League compete in games played throughout the summer, with this year's championship game being held on July 31.
Shawn Smith was born 9-9-1990.
So when he was taken first pick in the ninth round of the 2008 MLB draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, his mother attributed it to fate.
Grow up fast.
That's the message Valencia football coach Larry Muir sent to his team. With four returning starters on defense and five on offense, the Vikings have a lot of growing to do.
Like a conquering Viking, Jessica Spigner just keeps on reaping the rewards.
Hart's Jordan Danny continues breaking records, even in the offseason.
Danny competed in the Janet Evans Invitational with the Canyons Aquatic Club this past weekend.
Lelani Bernardino Senior Valencia
To Steve Singer, wins and losses aren't as important as the way you play the game. His 14U soccer team, the Saugus Titans, lost Sunday in the championship game of the 11th Annual 2008 Splash Tournament held on June 7-8 in Santa Barbara but they didn't resort to the tactics used by their opponents, according to Singer. And for that, he commended them after the game.
With a background of 12 years worth of coaching at the youth and junior varsity levels, James Wilson takes over as the head coach of the Golden Valley High School varsity girls basketball team.
Coming over from West Ranch High School, where he was the head coach of a junior varsity girls hoops team that won the Foothill League JV title, Wilson hopes to improve on a Grizzlies team that finished 1-9 in the Foothill League (9-17 overall). This will be Wilson's first varsity coaching job. The mark tied GVHS with the Wildcats for the worst record in the ...
Golden Valley girls varsity soccer team welcomed a new head coach this week.
Jose Leon joins the Grizzlies after a three year position as head coach for Hart's girls varsity team from 2003-05.
Golden Valley graduate Ashley Jaramillo has signed a letter of intent to play for Francis Marion Univeristy in Florence, S.C.
• Four Centurion graduates are taken in first 16 rounds of the draft, including pitchers Michael Hebert in the seventh round and Shawn Smith in the ninth
When the Tampa Bay Rays selected Shawn Smith in the Major League Baseball draft Friday, he was of all places, sleeping.
Saugus High's 2007 cross country team had a record breaking season.
Behind some of the team's success this season was freshman Kaylin Mahoney.
Two years and you're out.
Brandon Montemayor resigned Monday as the varsity baseball head coach of the Canyon Cowboys, nearly one month after the team finished 8-17-1 and 3-12 in the Foothill League.
There were a few tense moments in Michael Montgomery's house on Thursday.
But as soon as the crowd gathered in his living room heard the words "the Kansas City Royals select Michael Montgomery" on the television screen, the house erupted, his teammates dogpiled on top of him, his father David bumped fists with his son, and his mom cried.
It was a fairly quiet way for Valencia boys volleyball to officially stake claim to a Foothill League title on Tuesday.
Time off can give players a chance to recuperate.
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.
The Valencia Vikings might have been overlooked heading into the Foothill League season, but the two-time defending champion West Ranch Wildcats weren't going to do any overlooking of their own on Tuesday afternoon at West Ranch High School.
Hart High graduate and former The Master's College star Jerry Owens was suspended for 50 games last week from the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol for violating the league's drug policy.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.