fST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Squeeze plays, a wacky checked swing and a fresh face out of the bullpen. These plucky Tampa Bay Rays pulled out all their tricks at Tropicana Field to tie the World
The eight teams participating in the fourth annual 2009 AMGEN Tour of California were announced Thursday, among them were cycling legend Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer's Astana Cycling Team. Armstrong is new to Astana after announcing he would join the Kazakh-financed team on Sept. 24 amidst much speculation.
There is a ripple effect from Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew head coach Sigi Schmid declining a contract offer that can be felt in the Santa Clarita Valley. Because of a friendship between Schmid and Scott Schauer, the executive director for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation, there is a possibility that the Crew will not be involved in a third annual MLS exhibition game at College of the Canyons.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Fresh legs and arms on one side, experience and momentum on the other. The Tampa Bay Rays rested while the Chicago White Sox worked overtime to secure a playoff berth. No one can be sure what that will mean when their AL division series begins Thursday at Tropicana Field.
Hart baseball player Trevor Brown has verbally committed to play at UCLA for the Spring 2010 season.
Skating hard and scoring goals 86 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian border, Valencia graduate Shane Harper is sharpening his skills while playing right wing for the Everett Silvertips. The 19-year-old has been a fast learner with 24 points in his first 24 games this season - third on the team - playing in the Western Hockey League in Everett, Wash. It is one of the biggest feeders into the National Hockey League.
Rookie driver R.J. Johnson of Canyon Country won his first career race Saturday night, in the King Taco
Former Hart pitcher Michael Montgomery, who was drafted No. 36 by the Kansas City Royals in June's Major League Baseball draft, was named the top prospect in the Arizona League by Baseball America.
An impromptu stop at an outlet center in Lake Elsinore led to the theft of an invaluable shotgun owned by four-time Olympian Kim Rhode.
Valencia baseball player Dylan Jones earned a scholarship to the University of Oregon.
Her brand new Olympic silver medal is bound to look like her two golds. The jade circle inside the medal will probably fade. The ribbon will tatter. The outer rim of the medal likely will be nicked and scratched. An explanation for which is found from her father. What do these three Olympic softball medals mean to Crystl Bustos? "You want me to tell you the truth?" asks George Bustos, about to let out a ...
Maybe it was Muhammad Ali who started it, but boxing has gone with braggadocios as much as peanut butter has gone with jelly.
Add another accolade to Michael Montgomery's résumé. The Hart graduate was selected as the Surprise Royals Pitcher of the Year. The 19-year old southpaw finished his short season rookie debut 2-1 with a 1.82 ERA in 12 outings, nine of those starts. During a team meeting, Montgomery received the news of the honor and wasn't even aware the recognition was given out. "I felt I had a good year," Montgomery said via telephone from his ...
After qualifying first and starting sixth Saturday night, Valencia race truck driver Connor Cantrell finished seventh at Irwindale Speedway.
BEIJING - American racers Mike Day and Kyle Bennett gave the crowd a great introduction to the sport, with Day winning the time trial and each of his three quarterfinal heats and Bennett advancing but also dislocating his left shoulder in a wreck on his final heat.
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 ...