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Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

NFL player Peko shares journey to COC

The most famous person in the room Thursday night at College of the Canyons’ Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony might also have been the most thankful to be there. COC alumnus and longtime Cincinnati...

SCV football trio named All-State

Ben Seymour’s evaluation of his 2016 football season differs from the opinion of just about everyone else. The Valencia High coaching staff believes the sophomore defensive end can become one of the program’s greatest-ever defensive...

Hart QB Moore made quick read for college home

After returning from his official visit to Eastern Washington University, Nick Moore made the decision to commit in about the time it’d taken him to fly from Spokane, Washington, to Portland and from Portland...

Trinity coach, ex-Charger weighs in on former team’s move

Trinity Classical Academy defensive backs coach Cletis Gordon devoted nearly three years of his life to playing for the San Diego Chargers. So when he heard they were coming to Los Angeles, he was both...

SCCS’s Moss snags national recognition

Santa Clarita Christian senior Jacob Moss appreciated that even though MaxPreps designated him solely as a punter on its Small Schools All-American first team defense, the popular high school sports site did list his...

2016 All-SCV Football Team

Valencia coach Larry Muir had to pause a recent phone conversation about senior quarterback Aaron Thomas. Someone was at the door. As it turns out, it was Thomas, delivering homemade cookies and a card. The 6-foot-3...

Bowl season opens for SCV products

This holiday season, Santa Clarita Valley alumni will play in bowl games large and small. Some made news long before their game kicks off, and others already had stellar performances. So, buckle up, maybe grab...

SCV products wrap up FCS football seasons

Alumni of Santa Clarita Valley schools had a mixed year in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision. Some, like College of the Canyons product Tony Dawson and Canyon High product Jonathan Jerozal, had breakout years. Others,...

Way-too-early Foothill football preview

We do this every year, and still someone will protest. “Focus on the sports that are in season,” he or she will say. “Basketball and soccer deserve your undivided attention this time of year.” Well, people...

Mason Nesbitt: The mom behind the football men

Someone was missing. The Paraclete High of Lancaster football team had just defeated Mater Dei of Chula Vista to advance to Saturday night's CIF Division 3-AA state title game. Amid jubilant players and exuberant coaches, Rick Herrington...

Suspect crashes car then carjacks nearby Hyundai at gunpoint

A carjacking allegedly occurred in front of Valencia Country Club Sunday afternoon after a person crashed his car into a curb and demanded the...

Saugus boys hoops season ends on the road