The last time Pierce College women's volleyball lost a match, half the team was still in high school.
A year ago, University of Minnesota defensive back and Valencia High School graduate Brock Vereen was spending Christmas with his family.
This is part two of our two-part series highlighting some of the year's best moments in Santa Clarita Valley sports through photos.
From remarkable individual performances to fantastic team accomplishments, 2012 featured it all.
The United States Air Force Academy runs its football program a little differently than many other college teams.
When Dina McBride stepped on the court at the United State Tennis Association 40s Hard Court National Championships earlier this month, it was hard to imagine she had suffered a gruesome injury in the same tournament just a year before.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Kobe Bryant had 34 points and 10 rebounds, Steve Nash finished with 12 points and nine assists in his first game in almost two months, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from 14 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Golden State Warriors 118-115 in overtime on Saturday night.
DETROIT (AP) - Matt Ryan got what he wanted, helping the Atlanta Falcons win a game they needed to earn home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Paul had 24 points and 13 assists to help the Los Angeles Clippers, for decades synonymous with long losing streaks, break a 38-year-old franchise record with their 12th consecutive victory Friday night, 97-85 over the Sacramento Kings.
College football's postseason, also known as bowl season, has already begun. For those players who came from the Santa Clarita Valley, there's plenty of action still to come. A sizeable list of local football players will be prominently featured in multiple bowl games this month. It's a diverse list of athletes ranging from offensive, defensive and special teams players coming from area high schools as well as College of the Canyons. Many of them are ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Matt Barnes scored 21 points, Blake Griffin had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 on Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Holiday Tour will stop at Westfield Valencia Town Center today. The tour has stopped at various malls throughout Southern California to encourage fans to come out to Dodger games in 2013. The Dodgers will hold a meet-and-greet and autograph session with infielder Nick Punto and 1988 World Series champion Tim Leary. Punto came to the Dodgers in the Aug. 25 blockbuster deal that brought slugger Adrian Gonzalez, pitcher Josh Beckett and ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - All smiles after an all-too-rare victory, Kobe Bryant got a locker-room visit from Attorney General Eric Holder, who wanted to know how the Los Angeles Lakers' point-guard-by-default was holding up.
NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 22 of his 30 points in the first quarter, and the New York Knicks held on after he departed with a sprained left ankle to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-107 on Thursday night in coach Mike D'Antoni's return to Madison Square Garden.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Chris Paul isn't sure when the Los Angeles Clippers will lose again.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - For the second straight game, the Los Angeles Kings used a strong third period to get a road victory.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring pass, and No. 13 UCLA stayed in control of its destiny in the Pac-12 South race with a 41-31 victory over Washington on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Randolph scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 11 rebounds, Mark Gasol had 18 points, eight boards and eight assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies eked out an 89-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night for their first road victory of the season.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Not only did the Los Angeles Kings' stun the New York Islanders with three third-period goals in a comeback win, they did it with a bunch of fill-ins.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 22 points and 12 rebounds after being involved in a first-half scuffle that resulted in two ejections, sparking the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-103 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers breezed Wednesday to baseball's Cy Young Awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers' sixth starting lineup in nine games clicked from the opening tip, and Jordan Hill was the biggest reason for the flow.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night after Nikola Pekovic missed a tip-in at the buzzer.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay's status as the NFL's only winless team didn't last long.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nobody in the Minnesota locker room had to say much before the game about the Timberwolves' 22-game losing streak to the Lakers.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Rookie goalie Frederik Andersen won his sixth straight game to start his NHL career, making 35 saves in place of ailing Jonas Hiller, and the league-leading Anaheim Ducks extended their winning streak to five with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf grabbed the three pucks wrapped in tape and held them up to his chest in the Anaheim Ducks' dressing room for a celebration nine seasons in the making.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis swatted away Pau Gasol's shot, quickly sprinted toward the other end of the court, took a pass from Eric Gordon and rolled in a driving layup as Jodie Meeks fouled him.
HOUSTON (AP) - Steve Blake hit a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds remaining to lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 99-98 victory over the Houston Rockets and Dwight Howard on Thursday night.