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.
On the first day of the 2013 Pac-12 Men's Golf Championship, Valencia High alumnus Max Homa broke a course record by carding a 9-under 61 at the North Course of Los Angeles Country Club on Monday.
For the second straight year, Valencia High graduate Nick Ferry got to experience a national championship.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Mariners were having no luck connecting with the changeup of Los Angeles Angels starter Jason Vargas on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw retired 18 consecutive batters and struck out 12 in eight dominant innings, Carl Crawford homered twice against Kyle Lohse and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For four straight games, the San Antonio Spurs showed off all the teamwork and tenacity that the Los Angeles Lakers lacked all season long.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored in the third period, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings finished in fifth place in the Western Conference with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - When Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph click together, the Memphis Grizzlies are very, very tough to beat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carlos Gomez and Martin Maldonado each hit two-run home runs to propel the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - More than 2 1/2 tons of linemen, five trades, one quarterback and no Manti Te'o.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tony Parker had 28 points and seven assists and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-91 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Ellis waited all winter to hit the 100th home run of his career.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Megan Dawe, a 2012 Saugus High graduate and freshman at New York University, was named the school's female Freshman Athlete of the Year, the school's athletic department announced last week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After all the momentum swings, debatable calls and general weirdness in the Los Angeles Kings' chippy visit from Dallas, neither team seemed all that surprised when it was decided on a puck to the chest.