Two men with local ties are being inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame alongside baseball superstar Ryan Braun and Los Angeles Laker Jordan Farmar on Jan. 30. Golden Valley head baseball coach Scott Drootin and Saugus resident and paddle tennis player Sol Hauptman are two of 13 sports-related people being inducted at the Skirball Cultural Center and Museum.
When the summer months roll around, some high school kids will travel across the country. Some will compete in sporting events. Some will take a dip in the pool. Ryan Bullard, meanwhile, will be doing all three of those things, rolled into one. Bullard was recently selected to participate in a national swim meet in Nebraska from July 18-23. "I'm very excited about it," he says. What makes the accomplishment even more remarkable is that ...
Last year, the Santa Clarita Sentinels were just another semiprofessional football squad. This season, the Santa Clarita-based team - now called the Skyhawks - will be a nonprofit organization playing with a purpose.
After four strong seasons in the Cincinnati Reds' organization, Hart High graduate Chris Valaika was added to the 40-man roster on Friday, according the Reds' official Web site.
Her name appears on five school records, three Foothill League records and three district records, and now Hart swimmer Maggie Hanson can add a commitment to an NCAA Division I program to her list of accomplishments.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Randy Wolf and nearly 100 participants competed at Valencia Country Club in a charity golf tournament benefiting the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association.
SNAP Flag Football is holding a tournament this Sunday at College of the Canyons. The non-contact event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cougar Stadium, featuring three rounds of play on four different fields. The COC football team will also be running a skills clinic during the event. | The SNAP program, which stands for Special Needs Athletes and Peers, is run by LETMESAIL, Inc., and it matches three special needs ...
The Signal's new Community Sports page is attracting new leagues, teams and players, with Santa Clarita United Soccer, the Coast Soccer League, the Premier Development soccer league, AYSO Region 46, Santa Clarita Valley Youth Rugby and the Valencia Express Hockey Club signing up and building their pages.
Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback Ty Detmer learned one thing above all else during his time playing football.
Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Ty Detmer said there is a lot of negativity associated with football.
Some of the most gifted athletes in the Santa Clarita Valley are pushing their bodies to the highest levels in the SCV Triathlon Club.
It was a week where all the stars aligned for the Hart Gold U-10 softball team. After traveling north to Salem, Ore., the group put on a dominating performance at the 2009 ASA U-10 National Championship. Hart Gold won all eight of its games by a total score of 80-4 to take the title in the tournament, which ran from July 27 to Aug. 2. "It was a great overall team performance," says Hart Gold ...
Children are starting to play sports like soccer at the age of 4. Scouts are scouring the grade-school ranks for potential. The process of preparing a child to go after a college scholarship is starting earlier than ever. In several cases, athletes commit to schools at younger ages than ever before, and in some occurrences, they leave high school early for college. For Courtney Proctor, the drive toward soccer excellence started at the age of ...
As the influence of sports spreads, the pressure placed on young athletes has increased in kind.
As a child progresses through youth sports and into the high school level the cost of maintaining a prized athlete's career continues to get more and more expensive until the investment can start to pay financial dividends, but chasing a dream can sometimes lead to experiences that few can even reach for.