Valencia High graduate and Santa Clarita Valley softball legend Jordan Taylor does one thing better than almost every single woman in the United States of America - pitch.
Max Homa had coasted through the first three days of the U.S. Amateur Championship. On day four, the Valencia High graduate met his match. University of Alabama sophomore Justin Thomas, one of the top ranked amateurs in the world, birdied the last three holes of the day to run away with a 3 and 1 victory over Homa on Thursday in the round of 32 at Cherry Hills Village, Colo. Coming in as the No. ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers left Pittsburgh in a bad mood, and it had little to do with the end of their four-game winning streak.
Max Homa has had just one slip-up so far at the U.S. Amateur Championship. In his latest round on Wednesday, the Valencia High graduate was basically flawless. Homa easily defeated Corey Conners 5 and 4 in the round of 64 match-play contest to move to the next round of the single elimination tournament at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo. And Homa did it on the same course where he triple bogeyed ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Clayton Kershaw won his fourth consecutive start, Matt Kemp drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved into first place in the NL West with a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
SEATTLE (AP) - King Felix now has a crowning achievement. Felix Hernandez pitched the Seattle Mariners' first perfect game and the 23rd in baseball history, overpowering the Tampa Bay Rays in a brilliant 1-0 victory Wednesday. The 2010 AL Cy Young Award winner has long talked of his desire to achieve pitching perfection. He finally accomplished it against the Rays, striking out the side twice and finishing with 12 strikeouts. It was the third perfect ...
Valencia High graduate Max Homa had a tougher challenge on his hands Tuesday than he did the day before.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Chad Billingsley pitched eight dominant innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers matched their highest-scoring game of the season, routing the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-0 Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - No matter what uniform he's wearing, Shane Victorino always gives the Pittsburgh Pirates trouble.
Based on how he's played all year, it would figure that Valencia High alumnus Max Homa is off to a roaring start to the biggest amateur golf tournament of them all.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - For Chad Johnson, a weekend confrontation with his wife has led to repercussions beyond a misdemeanor charge and NFL unemployment.
MIAMI (AP) - Chris Capuano was well aware he was working on a no-hit bid, thanks to a fan who constantly gave him updates.
LONDON (AP) - This was no Dream Team. This was reality. The gold medal was in doubt for the U.S. men's basketball team. The Americans led Spain by only one point after three quarters, a back-and-forth, impossible-to-turn-away-from game that almost anyone would hope for in an Olympic final. Especially, it turns out, the U.S. players. "We knew it wasn't going to be easy. We didn't want it easy," LeBron James said. "A lot of teams ...
MIAMI (AP) - Carlos Lee hit one of the Marlins' season-high five doubles and drove in two runs, leading Miami to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
LONDON (AP) - Allyson Felix won her third gold medal of the London Olympics, giving the United States a 20-meter lead after the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay and then watching teammate Sanya Richards-Ross bring home the victory Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Derek Dietrich tied the game with his first major league home run, Juan Pierre singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Miami Marlins dealt the Los AngelesDodgers their eighth straight loss, 5-4 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 on Friday night.
DETROIT (AP) - Henrik Zetterberg picked a good time to break out of his scoring slump.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels protested Thursday night's game against Houston and then beat the Astros anyway.
Johnny MacArthur just got one step closer to playing in one of the world's biggest golf events.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James was at his best this season, and the voters tasked with selecting the NBA's Most Valuable Player took notice.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 30 saves in his fifth career playoff shutout, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 1-0 victory over St. Louis on Saturday night and trimming the Blues' series lead to 2-1.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Way back in the pack heading into the final turn, Orb was calm even if his jockey wasn't.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a game-ending home run into the left-field seats leading off the bottom of the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Conley and Zach Randolph scored 23 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 118-105 on Friday night to take the first-round series 4-2 and advance to their second Western Conference semifinals in three seasons.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - For the second straight time, the St. Louis Blues stunned the goalie that stoned everyone last spring.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal at 1:21 of overtime after the Red Wingsblew a three-goal lead in the third period gave Detroit a 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks to even their playoff series Thursday night.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa claims he was stressed out and nervous all week long.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Alex Steen caught Jonathan Quick napping behind the net and scored his second goal of the game short-handed to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Though it wasn't done with as much flare as the day before, Max Homa remained steady in the third round of the Pac-12 Men's Golf Championship.