The thought of catching passes from a possible future hall of famer in Kurt Warner and alongside two of the NFL's top receivers in Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin has 2005 Valencia High graduate Shane Morales chomping at the bit. Morales signed a free agent deal with the defending NFC champion Arizona Cardinals Sunday night and will report to rookie training camp Thursday.
Shane Morales has come a long way. From his days playing wide receiver for Valencia High, to his time at College of the Canyons, the Oregon State senior now has a chance to take his game to the professional ranks. "Two years ago, if you would have asked me, 'What are your feelings about going pro?' - when I wasn't playing much - well, I was wasn't even thinking about it," said the 6-foot-1-inch Morales. ...
No matter who crossed the finish line first in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, Honda was going to have a winning car.
Author Michael D'Antonio said Walter O'Malley might have been a driving force in the growth and identity of the city of Los Angeles.
Canyon Country native Sean Johnson has been surfing competitively for almost two years, and he has a decision to make. "I told my parents, when I turn 21 I'll get a real job," says the 20-year-old Johnson. "I'm seeing how far sponsors can take me."
Hart High graduate and former College of the Canyons golfer Joe Greiner is on the cusp of something big.
It's that time again. Many people have been looking forward to Major League Baseball's opening day since Philadelphia's Brad Lidge struck out Tampa Bay's Eric Hinske for the final out of World Series Game five back on Oct. 30.
Maybe you've wondered what it's like. Growing up and playing baseball in the backyard, in the street or on a diamond.
LOS ANGELES - The tournament is called a classic, yet it's still in its infancy. Baseball's biggest international star made it grow up Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
LOS ANGELES - Beaten-down, undermanned, gutsy, whatever you want to call Team USA in the World Baseball Classic, add one more term to it - done. Despite a late rally, the United States couldn't undo Japan's fourth-inning death knell and fell to the Japanese 9-4 in the WBC semifinals at Dodger Stadium Sunday night in front of 43,630.
SAN DIEGO - Now the United States knows what it's up against - Japan's pitching.
Maybe it's destiny or something in the poana greens at Valencia Country Club. Just off the 18th green Sunday and finished with his 54 regulation holes at the AT&T Champions Classic, Champions Tour golfer Dan Forsman turned and asked where a playoff hole would be played.
When you are in our position the last day, you are looking to shoot something like 68 to get in the top 10.
I played well again today, but again it was mostly putting. I'm glad I finished on a good note, shooting 3-under. Three-under today was a good score and just being able to leave on a good note.
The AT&T Champions Classic has a rich history during its nine years at the Valencia Country Club. Since the tournament moved from Los Angeles to Valencia in 2001, there have been a pair of playoff rounds and two wins from Tom Purtzer, along with victories from some of golf's best players, including Tom Watson, Gil Morgan and Tom Kite. Today, the 2009 AT&T Champions Classic concludes with the third round.
The Santa Clarita Valley is well represented at all levels of the minor leagues this season, as athletes continue their quests for the Major Leagues.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - David Lough was willing to endure a little pain to help the Kansas City Royals win.
Hart High graduate and Miami Marlins infielder Chris Valaika will miss the next four to six weeks of the season after fracturing his left wrist Tuesday night in a game against the San Diego Padres, the Associated Press reported.
The 2013 NFL Draft wrapped up this past weekend, but three more College of the Canyons products signed on with teams on Monday as undrafted free agents.
Former College of the Canyons wideout Mychal Rivera heard his name called today at the 2013 NFL Draft.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jed Lowrie drove in four runs, Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone won his third straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.
USA Softball player and University of Oklahoma catcher Jessica Shults has another option for her post-collegiate career. The Hart graduate was selected fifth overall by the USSSA Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch softball league this week. She would join Valencia High graduate Jordan Taylor as the only Santa Clarita Valley products currently playing in the league. Taylor, coincidentally, is also on the Pride's roster. Shults would also join currently Oklahoma teammate, and arguably the ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Billy Butler was excited his hit drove in three runs and he was standing on second base. It got a whole lot better for Butler when the umpires returned from the video review room.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Alex Cobb scattered four hits in 7 1-3 innings, Kelly Johnson homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-0 on Saturday night.
TORONTO (AP) - Indians left-hander Scott Kazmir was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained ribcage muscle, retroactive to April 2.
OAKLAND (AP) - Jed Lowrie and Chris Young hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning, helping Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - For all the deep breaths he took before the game, Chris Sale sure was a picture of calm once he stepped on the mound. More important for the White Sox, he was the definition of dominant.
Four days ahead of Major League Baseball's opening day, the Miami Marlins announced Hart graduate Chris Valaika has earned a roster spot, according to the Marlins' official website.
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