2017 All-SCV Boys Swim Team

At a recent William S. Hart Union High School District function honoring spring CIF champions, Saugus High swim coach Jim Klipfel spoke about recent graduate Tanner Olson. The focus wasn’t so much Olson’s CIF-record-breaking swim...

Hart baseball brings the heat to beat Canyon

In Hart High’s 3-0 VIBL summer league win over Canyon at Hart, Josh Cerpa’s game was both patient and urgent. At the plate, where he went 3-for-4, he was the former. “In a high-paced game like...

Football and fun at 4th annual Vereen Playmakers Football Camp

In a crowd of kids in blue T-shirts, all with the name “Vereen” printed on the back, Valencia High graduate and NFL running back Shane Vereen was doing pushups. It was the result of a...

More Than an Athlete: Einstein’s Briana Garden

Two years ago, at her first training session as a U.S. Naval Sea Cadet in Camp Pendleton, Briana Garden was introduced to “the playground.” “They call it the playground,” Garden, a student at Albert Einstein...

Transfers make SCCS boys basketball a contender in 2017-18

In a short amount of time, Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball has become the longest team around. SCCS coach James Mosley confirmed Friday that Caden and Jordan Starr, the respective 6-foot-5 and 6-7 sons of...

West Ranch baseball rides offense, survives defense

One word defined West Ranch baseball’s 9-6 win over St. Mary’s at Buchanan High in Clovis on Friday, and one word nearly derailed it. “We are going to be offensive,” said West Ranch coach Casey...

More Than an Athlete: Trinity’s Elena Martinelli

Elena Martinelli was nervous. This was something she was proud of, but not something she necessarily broadcast. How would her classmates react? “You’re still selling cookies as a teenager?” she imagined them saying of her Girl Scouts...

Football notebook: GV’s Lewis not done yet; Hart HC calling plays

Golden Valley High football coach Dan Kelley doesn’t deny that greater expectations grace the shoulders of his record-breaking senior wide receiver entering the 2017 season. Kelley, though, believes Jalin Lewis is up to the challenge. “He’s...

‘Go to’ shots: essential in improving your game

Do you have a ‘go to’ shot? I’m referring to that type of shot you can trust during a pressure packed moment on the course. That shot when you need to keep your golf ball in...

Do you have a golf superstition?

Do you believe in superstitions? I’m sure many of you do. Perhaps you have a lucky rabbit’s foot, or you are fearful of a black cat crossing your path. These are some common ones. But how...