The Valencia baseball team beat Oaks Christian, 9-1, behind a three RBI day from Chris McCready. He had two doubles and Keston Hiura went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs.
Valencia starter Luke Soroco pitched six shut-out innings and struck out five. The Vikings improved to 4-1.
The Saugus baseball team lost to Agoura, 17-5.
In high school volleyball, the Canyon boys rallied and beat Burbank in five games. The Cowboys lost the first two games of the match, but won the next three. They finished off the match, 15-12, over Burbank in the fifth set.
Canyon is 3-1 to start the season.
In high school tennis, the Valencia boys beat Camarillo, 13-5. The Valencia doubles teams won eight of the nine sets.
In college baseball, The Master’s College beat Ashford, 10-1. Steve Karkenny and Chris Talley each drove in three runs for the Mustangs who improved to 18-7.
In college golf, The Master’s College men finished in third place in the Spring Invite at Robinson Ranch. Cal Lutheran won the three-round tournament by four strokes over Cal State San Marcos, the No. 3 ranked team in the NAIA.
Thane Ringler from The Master’s College finished in a four-way tie for first place. He lost in a playoff to Mikey McGinn from Cal Lutheran.
The Master’s College, ranked No. 8 in the NAIA, finished 11 strokes behind Cal Lutheran.
In the NBA, the Lakers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 122-105. The Lakers cut the lead to five points in the fourth quarter, but the Thunder scored the last 12 points of the game.
In spring training, the Dodgers lost to the San Diego Padres, 7-3. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw was roughed up. The Padres scored four runs on seven hits in three innings against him. Kershaw also hit a batter and walked a batter.
In the NHL, the Kings scored four goals in the third period and beat the St. Louis Blues, 6-4. It was the second game in a row the Kings came alive with a four-goal third period. Jake Muzzin scored two goals, including one in the third period.
The Kings have won seven of the past eight games. Next up are the Dallas Stars on Thursday.
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.