All Andrew Lorraine knows is baseball.
"I was totin' my pack along the long dusty Winnemucca road,
It's 6:55 p.m. in Denver on a Tuesday night in July.
A pitching coach for the Chicago Cubs once told him he was "persistent as f---."
Hart High graduate Said El Harrak is climbing in the world of professional boxing.
When the old NASCAR Southwest Series shut down a few years ago, M.K. Kanke had won more races than any other driver in the history of the division.
Tuesday night was the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, but with no local talent involved in the game, here's a look at the players with Santa Clarita Valley ties who may someday wind up in the Midsummer Classic:
The Premier Santa Clarita Valley Rooks' first season in the Women's Premier Soccer League's Pacific South Division may not have yielded many wins, but it did prove to be a productive campaign that will lead to another year for the team in the league.
The Rooks scored their first win last week when Chelsea Riggins hit Adriene Dickerson, who knocked home the only goal in a game against Claremont. The victory ended a seven-game losing streak for the Rooks, but the team's inaugural season has been about much more than wins and losses.
Toyota Speedway at Irwindale holds some special memories for Greg Pursley, a Canyon High graduate and driver in the NASCAR Camping World Series West.
LOS ANGELES - The countdown is over and not a moment too soon.
Todd Southwell's resume as a stock car driver is pretty impressive. The Canyon High graduate won four races and finished fifth in the NASCAR Super Late Model standings at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale in 2005. He was fifth in the Super Late Model standings at the track in 2006 and established himself as a championship contender, but he went more than three years between races at Irwindale.
When many players are selected in the Major League Baseball Draft, they are put in a difficult situation.
The Major League Baseball Draft is unpredictable and the point was proven Thursday on its third and final day.
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.
Don't bother Valencia High graduate Brock Vereen about anything to do with the NFL Draft today.
Everywhere you looked, it was a who's who of Santa Clarita Valley golf on Monday at TPC Valencia during the U.S. Open Local Qualifier.