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 Hart baseball team took advantage of some costly mistakes and rallied to beat visiting West Ranch 5-2 on Wednesday and remain perfect in Foothill League play.
Coming into Wednesday's contest at Golden Valley, Canyon senior first baseman Vincent Fitzgerald hadn't been able to get more than one hit in a game all year.
Valencia Vikings baseball is going to have to pitch to be a Foothill League title contender in 2014 and the Saugus Centurions are going to have to hit to do the same.
The wind didn't seem to bother the Valencia boys tennis on Tuesday as the Vikings beat the Golden Valley Grizzlies 16-2 on a blustery day at Golden Valley High.
It was about as wild an affair as a high school swim meet could possibly be on Tuesday afternoon in the Foothill League opener for Valencia and Saugus at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center.
It only took one game for West Ranch boys volleyball to get back into its Foothill League groove.
For the first time in years, the waters look murky for the Hart boys swim team.
On paper, the Foothill League title race will come down to perhaps the valley's two biggest rivals: Hart versus Valencia.
It's hard to stand out when you're a swimmer at Hart High School.
The 2013-14 season was a big winter for Santa Clarita Valley prep sports.
It took more than a decade to get to the point where this statement could honestly be made about the Foothill League boys volleyball season: It's anyone's title.
Last season, Valencia's boys volleyball coaching staff had no other choice but to hand the keys to Kyle Ensing.
College of the Canyons head coach Chris Cota is hoping his team's loss on Saturday will fall in the category of a bump in the road rather than a trend setter.
The Valencia High boys tennis team was able to pull away and win its own Spring Smash on Saturday thanks to its stars Chad LeDuff and Joey Fernicola.
We are less than a week away from the fifth annual SCV Hoops Finale and things are starting to shape up for the event, which is a benefit for special needs students in the William S. Hart Union High School District through its WiSH Education Foundation.