The Valencia baseball team beat El Camino Real, 12-1, in pool play in the Easton Tournament. The Vikings scored 11 runs in the fifth inning.
AJ Balta went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple and scored two runs. Valencia starter Luke Soroco gave up only two hits in six innings to the reigning CIF City Section Division 1 champions.
Valencia improved to 2-0.
The Hart baseball team lost to Oaks Christian, 6-5 in extra innings at the Easton Tournament. Oaks Christian scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning.
In high school softball, Valencia shut out Stockdale from Bakersfield, 6-0, and won its season opener. Rachel Schotzbarger hit two home runs and drove in three runs for Valencia. Alyssa Rodriguez added a solo home run for the Vikings.
In high school volleyball, the Saugus boys lost to Chaminade in four games.
In high school tennis, the Valencia boys lost a tight one to Westlake, 77-76 on games. The two teams tied 9-9. Chris Hope and David Myers swept their doubles sets for Valencia.
In high school golf, the Golden Valley boys lost to Alemany by 27 strokes in a match at Encino Golf Course.
The West Ranch boys lost to Ventura by 16 strokes in a match at Encino Golf Course.
In college baseball, The Master’s College split a doubleheader with Menlo College.
The Master’s College lost the first game, 2-0. Steve Karkenny was 2-for-3 and collected half the hits for the Mustangs.
The Mustangs won the second game, 3-2. Spencer Downs hit a solo home run and Cody Harris was 2-for-3 with a double.
In the NBA, the Clippers beat the visiting Charlotte Bobcats, 106-84. Blake Griffin scored 24 points and Caron Butler added 16 with four 3-pointers.
In the NHL, the Kings are home for a game against the Detroit Red Wings tonight. The Kings have a four-game winning streak, including 5-2 over the Ducks on Monday night.
Listen to the game between the Kings and the Red Wings tonight on AM-1220 KHTS. The puck drops at 7 p.m.
You’re invited to attend the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library “Half-Price Huge Book Sale” event at the Valencia Library on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a chance to discover some great summer reads at a bargain price.
College of the Canyons is the only community college selected to participate in the Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) initiative, a collaborative network of academic-community partnerships focused on civic-engagement and public-humanities work.
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 24, as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the following areas:
- Santa Clarita Valley
- San Fernando Valley
- San Gabriel Valley
Veronica Alvarez, Ed.D., began her tenure last week as CalArts' new director of the Community Arts Partnership Program, or CAP, which offers free after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 4-18.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is offering a new jobs resource for SCV companies -- LiveWorkSCV.com, a comprehensive, highly visible job board that matches SCV career opportunities with SCV residents who want a job closer to home.
Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are still available for the nonprofit WiSH Foundation's fifth annual "Cocktails on the Roof" fundraiser for Hart District schools at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall on Friday, Sept. 6.
Amar A. Singh, a Los Angeles man, was arrested Friday on suspicion of child cruelty for allegedly kicking the 2-year-old son of his friends while attending a party at the couple's Canyon Country residence.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will co-host a pair of advanced Smart Gardening Workshops at two local Santa Clarita Library branches in August and September.