There's a place in the game of baseball for a guy who isn't a star, but can do everything.
As catcher Jessica Shults squeezed the final strike of the 2013 NCAA Women's College World Series championship game, a wave of emotion overcame the 2009 Hart graduate.
As we head into the halfway point of the Major League Baseball season, it comes time to take inventory of the Santa Clarita Valley products in the professional ranks.
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.
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.
Valencia High graduate Danny Worth has shown that you can keep a strong-willed person down for only so long.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former Hart Indians player James Shields and the Royals were undone by sloppy defense.
SEATTLE (AP) - Fomer Saugus Centurion Tommy Milone got his first loss of the season in the Athletics' 6-4 loss to Seattle Friday night.
Hart High graduate and Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer was added to the roster to start the second game of a doubleheader against the San Diego Padres.
There are things that Kyle Boller misses about playing professional football.
Alison Lee's foray into the top ranks of her sport came to a close on Sunday - at least for now.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with Hart High graduate James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals.
Valencia graduate Alison Lee worked her way up the leaderboard on Saturday in the third round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage.
A month before the Major League Baseball season began, Saugus High graduate and Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone saw the numbers game ahead and knew he might be a victim of it.
DETROIT (AP) - A quality opening-day start by Kansas City Royals pitcher and Hart graduate James Shields was spoiled by the Detroit Tigers' come-from-behind 4-3 win on Monday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kansas City ace and Hart High graduate James Shields allowed one hit in three scoreless innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the Royals' 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
Bubba Watson wasn't about to let another chance get away.
It appears at least one of two local golfers will get to play through the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.
Golden Valley first-year head baseball coach Gino Pomilia said there's no lying in his program.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.
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