Valencia High graduate Virgil Hill was selected in the sixth round of Wednesday's Major League Baseball Draft, highlighting a day in which four locals were taken.
The Major League Baseball draft has now grown to the biggest height it has ever seen. The 2009 draft will span three days, instead of the usual two, with the first round being televised live today at 3 p.m. on the MLB Network.
Every time Ron Hornaday Jr. wins a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, he adds to his own record for career wins. He has 40 Truck Series wins in his career, the most recent coming at Lowe's Motor Speedway in North Carolina on May 15.
According to various media reports, Hart High graduate and former The Master's College baseball player Jerry Owens has signed with the Seattle Mariners. On May 1, the Chicago White Sox outrighted Owens to Triple-A Charlotte to make room for the recently signed Scott Podsednik.
Canyon High graduate Andrew Schantz signed a rookie free agent contract Tuesday with the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers.
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.
Hart High graduate Tyler Glasnow has been lighting things up this season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates organization officially recognized him this week as their top minor league pitcher. Glasnow, who finished the season 9-3 with a 2.18 ERA and 164 strikeouts to 61 walks in 111 1/3 innings pitched, won the Pirates' minor league Pitcher of the Year award. The 19-year-old right-handed pitcher was drafted by the Pirates in the fifth round of the 2011 ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Royals ace and Hart graduate James Shields peered in at the Indians' Yan Gomes, who had stepped to the plate with two runners aboard in the fourth inning of a nip-and-tuck game between playoff contenders.
OAKLAND (AP) - Coaches often preach for their defenses to "fly around."
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots have placed running back and Valencia High graduate Shane Vereen on injured reserve with a designation to return. The move means Vereen must miss eight weeks before he is eligible to play in a game. He was injured in Sunday's 23-21 win over the Buffalo Bills. He had a small break in his left wrist and underwent surgery on Monday, Fox Sports reported. The Patriots said he missed ...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Former Valencia Viking Shane Vereen rushed for 101 yards and helped spark a late rally for the New England Patriots, who got by the Buffalo Bills 23-21 on Sunday thanks to a Stephen Gostkowski 35-yard field goal with 5 seconds left.