By Jon Stein Signal Staff Writer The scene around Surrey, British Columbia this week might look familiar to fans of Foothill League softball. A trio of former Santa Clarita Valley athletes are participating in the Canadian Open Fastpitch Championships. Amy Moore, a 2009 Valencia graduate is playing for Great Britain, while 2009 Hart graduate Jessica Shults and 2007 Valencia graduate Jordan Taylor are playing for Team USA. Taylor and Shults combined last week to help ...
Semi-pro soccer team Santa Clarita Storm will play its final regular season home game on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Canyon High.
With the help of two former Foothill League softballers, the United States Women's Softball team easily won its sixth straight World Cup title this week.
The long list of local products in the minor leagues just got a little bit longer. Of the eight players taken in June's MLB First-Year Player Draft with Santa Clarita Valley ties, five of them have signed with their respective clubs and have been assigned to minor league teams. The other three - Trey Williams (Valencia), Zach Vincej (Saugus High/Pepperdine) and Chipper Smith (Golden Valley High/Cumberland University) - have yet to sign. Williams and Vincej ...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Jeneba Tarmoh has conceded her spot in the 100 meters rather than race against training partner and Santa Clarita Valley resident Allyson Felix.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Hart High graduate Anthony Ervin has capped an improbable comeback by earning a trip to the Olympics.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Reluctantly, Jeneba Tarmoh will step into the blocks Monday to break a third-place tie she feels was already decided fair and square.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - This time, there was no dead heat. Allyson Felix ran a personal-best 21.69 seconds in the 200-meter final on a rain-soaked track Saturday night. She easily pulled away from the field, no signs of the stress from the last week weighing her down. Still to be determined is her fate in the 100 meters. Felix and training partner Jeneba Tarmoh finished in a third-place tie last Saturday. They're soon going to ...
Anthony Ervin's comeback remained on track.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - So smooth and exerting little effort, Allyson Felix glided to an easy win in her heat in the 200 meters at the U.S. Olympic track trials on a drizzly Thursday night
It is now certain. Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer will start Thursday for the Arizona Diamondbacks at Atlanta in his Major League debut. The 21-year-old and 2008 Hart High grad was the third overall pick in last year's First-Year Player Draft. "He's excited, we're excited to have him, let's be honest," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson told MLB.com. "It's a great challenge for Trevor, and he's up to it." Bauer is 11-1 with a 2.23 ERA ...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Canyon High graduate Alysia Montano is headed to the 2012 Summer Olympics after winning the 800-meter in 1 minute, 59.08 seconds at the U.S. track and field trials on Monday.
Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer appears to be targeted for his Major League debut this week. Speculation is that Bauer will start for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday because starting pitcher Joe Saunders was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday. Bauer was pulled from his Sunday start for the Triple-A Reno Aces after 2 2/3 innings, giving even more rise to the speculation that the Diamondbacks' top prospect would receive the call-up. Diamondbacks ...
It was early 2011 when Vinc Pichel sat and wrote down his professional goals. As ambitious as they were, the lightweight fighter out of Big John McCarthy's Ultimate Training Academy in Valencia knew they weren't too lofty.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The women's Olympic team in the 100 meters was called into question Saturday night when track officials declared a dead heat between Janeba Tarmoh and former Santa Clarita resident Allyson Felx for third place.
The Tampa Bay Rays won 90 or more games in four of the last five seasons.
MIAMI (AP) - Hart High School graduate and current NFL quarterback Matt Moore has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins as a backup rather than testing free agency next week and pursuing a possible starting job.
The next two weeks are an anxious time for Hart High graduate and NFL quarterback Matt Moore.
Hart High graduate and NFL quarterback Matt Moore and local protein water company Spartos, a company he is a partner in, are collaborating with Providence Blood Donor Center on Saturday for a blood drive in Valencia.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - James Shields pitched a hitless inning in his Kansas City debut, and the Royalsremained unbeaten this spring with a 5-4 win Thursday over the San Diego Padres. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif,Geneva; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...