When the Boys & Girls Club of Venice Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) team won the Junior RBI World Series at Minneapolis' Target Field last Thursday, a little bit of Santa Clarita was part of it.
Originally under the umbrella of the crosstown Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association Wildcats, the SCYSA Grizzles youth football program broke away to become an independent team about three years ago.
The Canyon Country Outlaws are in the process of rebranding. After the youth football program went through a rough patch that saw it lose membership and reputation a few years back, first-year program president Joe Estanol says Outlaws are making a comeback. "We're rebuilding our brand and reputation in our community," Estanol said. "We're moving forward and I believe we're building a better organization for the future." That rebuilding process includes several aspects. For one, ...
The Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association Wildcats began eight years ago as an organization with one main goal - to make the game of football both fun and safer for the valley's youth. The Wildcats put an emphasis on narrower weight and age discrepancies between divisions. "We just try to make sure the ages and weights are closer together. It's not a huge span. As safe as we can possibly be. The best equipment, ...
The oldest youth football program in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Santa Clarita Valley Athletic Association Warriors, is entering its 47th year of existence.
The Santa Clarita Vikings dared to be different. As the newest youth football program in town, the Vikings are also the only one to compete within the Pop Warner organization. The five other programs in this valley either compete in the Gold Coast Youth Football League or the Pacific Youth Football League. For the Vikings, the advantage to competing in Pop Warner is it allows them to accept participants from anywhere in town. On top ...
The emergence of the Spartan football program sprung up from the roots of another local program.
Canyons Aquatics Swim Club, based in Valencia, will host an Open Water Junior Olympics event at Castaic Lake on Monday.
If you've ever flipped to ESPN during an afternoon in August, it's likely you've come across the Little League World Series, held each year in Williamsport, Pa.
Even some of the coaches and parents in the community didn't realize a state championship existed for the American Youth Soccer Organization.
In girls U10 play this weekend the Black Ninjas beat the Green Dragons 3-0. Goals were scored by Isabelle, Hannah & Cassidy. Desiree & Camille provided strong defense.
The Bantam Redskins won over the Palmdale Falcons in a great game on Oct. 27. The Redskins won 38-22. The team played incredible and really rallied around each other in the wake of a couple of injuries.
Monticello Preparatory School's Golf team took first place in The Santa Clarita Valley Private Schools League Annual Fall Golf Tournament.
Learning to ice skate and play hockey can be a difficult process for anybody, but imagine going through that process with a developmental disability.
Joe Iannolo can't play baseball with his son anymore. He's lost the ability to perform seemingly simple tasks with his hands, and his speech is heavily hindered. But his spirit is and conviction are still completely intact. On Jan. 12, Iannolo was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. It's more commonly known by its nickname, "Lou Gehrig's disease." This ...