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.
Two years and you're out.
Though Foothill League football teams appear to be competing in a more difficult playoff division, one California football expert says that doesn't mean another championship is out of the question.
Jeff Gilkey is stepping down as co-head coach of Valencia High School's cross country and track and field programs, he confirmed last week.
It's not as if the 2014 track and field season didn't have it's highlight moments and admirable performances.
Now that the 2014 season is officially over at both the high school and college levels, let's take a look at the highlights and a predictions for the 2015 season.
It won't go down as a day of outright glory for two local athletes.
With current and former players getting into the mix, Saturday was a big day for the College of the Canyons baseball program.
Nathan Bultman had to wait all day for his event to start.
The dates have been announced for the third annual Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament coming up this summer in the Santa Clarita Valley.
In a season of change, Valencia High School made another big shift on Friday by relieving longtime boys head basketball coach Rocket Collins of his duties.
One said it was a crazy day. The other said it was a long day.
The Canyon High boys tennis team will have yet another new coach starting in the 2015 season.
Valencia High graduate Alison Lee is in St. Louis today representing the United States for the 2014 Curtis Cup - a biannual event pitting the U.S. team, made up of the best amateur females in the country, against the Great Britain and Ireland teams.
The road to the state meet was well paved for the remaining Santa Clarita Valley athletes this season.
In the last five-year span (2009 to 2013), Major League Baseball teams have selected a Santa Clarita Valley product 38 times in the First-Year Player Draft and the fewest selected in one year was four in 2013.
With the 2014 boys tennis season in the books for Santa Clarita Valley players, we can take a look back at how this year's batch fared compared to previous years.