School may be out for the summer, but local athletes won't be taking much of a break.
Hart High graduate and University of Oklahoma catcher Jessica Shults may have fallen just short of winning an NCAA national championship on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City, but she did managed to pick up another honor in a season full of them.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Jackie Traina threw a five-hitter and delivered a key RBI single, and Alabama became the first Southeastern Conference team to win a NCAA softball title, beating Oklahoma 5-4 in the final game of a best-of-three series that ended early Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers say longtime manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized after having what the team called a "mild" heart attack.
The last time Oklahoma junior catcher Jessica Shults represented her school in a championship game, she walked away without a title.
Not only was 2011-12 the most successful golf season of Max Homa's career.
The week began with a field of 30 teams and 156 players at the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Apparently, the desire still burns in Landon Donovan.
The Santa Clarita Masters Swimming club finished a successful first day of the Southern Pacific Masters Swimming Short Course Yard Regional Championship Meet at its home Santa Clarita Aquatic Center in third place among the 40 swim clubs present.
The Santa Clarita Aquatic Center will host the U.S. Masters Southwest Zone and Southern Pacific Masters Association Short Course Yards Regional Championship Meet today and Sunday beginning at 8 a.m. both days.
Valencia High junior Alison Lee missed the cut Friday after two rounds of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Ranch Mirage.
The Santa Clarita Blue Heat - the city's third season semi-pro women's soccer franchise - announced the return of Portuguese national team captain Edite Fernandes on Monday.
The competition will look different next season for most of the Trinity Classical Academy athletic teams.
Valencia High graduate Amy Moore had made the 2012 Great Britain national softball team.
The Hart baseball program will honor the late Mike Gaber on Saturday during its annual alumni game.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Dan Haren's promising spring has morphed into a troubling summer. At this point, even he isn't sure when it is going to stop.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.
Fox Sports is reporting that Saugus High graduate and Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone has asked to be traded.
This season has been a learning experience for two local golfers.
While Max Homa and Jason Gore are having success on the Web.com Tour, Saugus High graduate Nick Delio has his sights set on it.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Zack Greinke is getting tripped up by first innings.
HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Kobe Bryant says he's "scared" about his future after basketball, although he's embracing the challenge of finding something that he can be as passionate about as sports.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Carlos Boozer is headed to the Lakers' crowded frontcourt after Los Angeles made the winning bid for the veteran forward waived by the Chicago Bulls via the amnesty clause.
SAINT-ETIENNE, France (AP) - Because of doping's ravages on cycling, it's natural for suspicion to fall on Vincenzo Nibali, who led the Tour de France on Thursday for a 10th time in 12 stages.