For all of Hart High's swim's tradition, there is one swimmer who stands out above the rest. Hart graduate and 2000 Olympic Gold medalist Anthony Ervin is, for lack of a better word, the gold standard when it comes to Santa Clarita Valley swim - and on Saturday, his comeback after a 12-year hiatus took another step forward. Ervin won the 50-meter freestyle event at the Santa Clara Grand Prix on Saturday, ...
Coming into the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, it was known that it would be a whole new ballgame based off baseball's new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
With the Major League Draft giving rise to future professional baseball players from The Santa Clarita Valley, a crop of locals are hoping for a different rise.
Thus far, Major League Baseball teams have selected five locals on the second day of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft.
One of the most eventful weeks in the golf career of Valencia's Max Homa has concluded.
DENVER (AP) - Alex White gave the overworked Colorado bullpen some much-needed rest, pitching shutout ball into the seventh inning Sunday as the Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Meet Anze Kopitar, one of the best players in the NHL who very few seem to know about.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Gomez each hit a two-run homer, Zack Greinke pitched effectively for six innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers placed center fielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday for the second time this month because of a left hamstring strain. And this time, the training staff is going to make sure there are no recurrences when he returns to the lineup. Kemp went 1 for 4 with a double in two games since being reinstated from the disabled list on Tuesday. He ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - East. West. It doesn't make a difference to the Los Angeles Kings.
Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White calmly walked into the room prepared to address "The Ultimate Fighter" Season 15 contestants during Friday's episode of the show.
LOS ANGELES - Despite dealing with a rash of injuries to starters in the past month, the Los Angeles Dodgers have dealt with it all in stride, making all the right lineup shifts and minor league call-ups.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Kasey Kahne was starting to feel a little guilty. Sure, he'd finished in the top 10 in five of the last six Sprint Cup races, but he still hadn't picked up that elusive first victory for car owner Rick Hendrick. "Our team is solid. Our car is solid. Mr. Hendrick gives us everything we need to win races and run up front," Kahne said. "I just knew for myself I needed ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - It was an hour before the Indianapolis 500, and Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan found a quiet corner to prepare for the race. They were interrupted by Parnelli Jones, Bobby Unser and Johnny Rutherford, three of the greatest drivers in IndyCar history. "T.K. and I were getting our pictures taken. We were like a couple of kids," Franchitti said. "We were with the legends of the sport." Hey, Dario, welcome to ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The injury-riddled Los Angeles Dodgers haven't missed a beat, thanks to a formidable bench that has more than compensated for recent injuries to regulars Matt Kemp, Mark Ellis, Juan Uribe and Juan Rivera.
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.