Former Canyon Cowboys Alysia Montano hung on for her fifth career national championship in the 800-meter race on Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
For the third straight day, an athlete with Santa Clarita Valley ties was involved in either the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships or the U.S. Junior Championships, which are both taking place in Des Moines, Iowa this week.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Hart High graduate Pat Valaika hit a two-run double to give UCLA some cushion, record-setting closer David Berg survived a rocky ninth inning and UCLA defeated top-seeded North Carolina 4-1 Friday night to move to the championship round of the College World Series.
In the first game of the NCAA Division I Women's College World Series, Canyon High graduate Brittany Williams could only sit and watch from the dugout as a familiar face stuck a dagger into the hearts of her Oklahoma Sooners.
Canyon High graduate Alysia Montano moved on to the 800-meter final on Friday by winning her heat in the event at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Pedro Ciriaco tripled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and hit a two-run homer in the eighth to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgerson Thursday night.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James and the Miami Heat remain atop the NBA, and not even a proud push from the San Antonio Spurs could knock them down.
Hart High graduate and College of the Canyons athlete Tim White won the Triple Jump event at the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, Mike Trout scored the only run on a wild pitch by Joe Saunders and the Los Angeles Angels edged the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks kept taking the lead until there were no more chances for Boston to come back and tie it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yasiel Puig kicked back in his chair, his well-worn uniform streaked in red clay, and calmly answered questions in Spanish. Then, suddenly, he threw his hands in the air and shouted, "Pow!"
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nick Vander Tuig scattered four hits over seven-plus innings and UCLA produced just enough offense to defeat North Carolina State 2-1 in the College World Series on Tuesday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins' offense to do it without another exhausting overtime.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Adam Plutko and two relievers limited LSU to five hits, and UCLA turned both of the Tigers' errors into runs in a tense 2-1 victory at the College World Series on Sunday night.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa was quick to understand his stay at the U.S. Open was short, however it was certainly sweet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.
CHICAGO (AP) - Michal Handzus scored at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the Western Conference final.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jake Muzzin, Marian Gaborik and captain Dustin Brown scored in a dominant first period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Carter had a goal and two assists, Tyler Toffoli scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.
DETROIT (AP) - Valencia High graduate Danny Worth has a pretty impressive knuckleball for an infielder.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - David Buchanan threw five effective innings in his major league debut, Chase Utley hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mets rookie Eric Campbell earned a start in left field because of his bat. He should be getting even more playing time because of his glove.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jeff Carter and the Los Angeles Kings know how to come back in the playoffs. This was no big deal compared to the first two rounds.
CHICAGO (AP) - Corey Crawford is playing so well right now that nothing seems to bother him. When the Chicago Blackhawks had a goal waved off in the second period Sunday, Crawford picked up the slack for his disappointed teammates.
BALTIMORE (AP) - California Chrome repelled one challenger and then put away another in the stretch to win the Preakness on Saturday, setting up a Triple Crown try in three weeks.
PHOENIX (AP) - Zack Greinke threw eight sharp innings, Yasiel Puig and Scott Van Slyke homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers added to their mastery of Arizona with a 7-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Friday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Justin Williams, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards scored in an overwhelming first period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to their third straight Western Conference finals with a 6-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7 of their second-round series Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant had 39 points and 16 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 104-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6 on Thursday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Garrett Richards helped Mike Trout have a perfect homecoming trip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After conquering almost every conceivable obstacle in the Stanley Cup playoffs over the last few years, the pressure of an elimination game doesn't bother the Los Angeles Kings.