Born in Moscow, as the granddaughter of a former USSR swimming champion, Liza Kuznetsova showed her prowess Friday at the Southern California Swimming Junior Olympic Championships at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, claiming two gold medals (for a total of four, so far).
Breaking a record that was set before he was born for the second time in two weeks, Zachary Stevens established a new benchmark in the 50-meter breaststroke on Thursday.
Canyons Aquatic Club had several swimmers who set the tone in Wednesday's Summer Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics at Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
The Junior Olympics features Southern California swimmers competing at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center through Aug. 2.
Cassie Naranjo has been involved in high-jumping a good part of her life. Since she was eight, the 11-year-old Legacy Christian Academy student strived to be one of the best athletes in the county. Three years ago, Naranjo's neighbor got her into the sport. "My friend from down the street talked about it," Naranjo said. "My dad signed me up. The first time I tried, my dad was really amazed. He said I was a ...
Some of the most professional, fastest swimmers not only compete in the city, but also in the state.
On April 2, 2007, David Moreno's life changed forever. His son Joshua Moreno, 20, a volunteer karate instructor at the Santa Clarita Community Center in Newhall, was killed in a motorcycle accident. After the untimely death of his son, Moreno was determined to continue his son's work at the community center. The elder Moreno, who had been teaching classes of his own at the center, took over Josh's karate class with one goal in mind ...
Sure, every youngster hates getting dragged out of his bed for a morning practice at the crack of dawn. It makes it even worse when they have another workout practice in the evening.
At the age of 11, Alexandria Florent has already begun the second stage of her young track career. A heel injury has forced the pre-teen to switch from sprints to high jump.
Canyon High School soccer player Robert Freise and the Under-17/18 LAFC soccer team were four minutes away from winning the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals late Friday night on Glenn Myernick Field at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center.
One of the up-and-coming young surfers in Southern California does not reside in San Diego, Malibu, or even within a 30-minute drive from any beach.
Summer has begun, swimmers have taken their marks, and the referee has blown his ear-piercing whistle.
Whirling kicks, pick ax-like weapons and a black belt are part of the exciting universe of Taekwondo.
Albert Gandy never even thought about golf until he retired. He had too many other things on his plate. Like when he spent 197 straight days in combat during World War II. Or when he worked 12-14 hour days as an executive for a carpet cleaning company. He didn't become a golf lifer until he retired at age 68. He didn't make his first hole-in-one until he was 85. After June 26th, the 92-year old ...
The Hart Mustang Blue Tournament team won the PONY District Tournament in Greenfield, Calif.