Simi Valley Acorn

‘Special K’ McLain to throw for Westmont

Simi Valley High senior baseball pitcher Kody McLain, center, was honored during signing day last week on campus. McLain, a 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher, will continue playing baseball at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. McLain stands with his parents, Tom and Shelley. more

Buckley & Moyer: Friendly rivals Former stars for Simi, Royal soccer will face each other in college

The rivalry between Shannon Buckley and Katie Moyer is going strong on its second decade. Buckley and Moyer met on the soccer pitch—on opposing teams—when they were 7.They continued the rivalry for Simi Valley and Royal high schools’ girls’ soccer teams. Buckley suited up for the Pioneers while Moyer played for the Highlanders. … Buckley and Moyer moved their friendly competition to the NAIA’s Golden State Athletic Conference, where they’ll be donning the opposite colors of their respective high schools’ teams. Buckley will sport the green of Concordia University of Irvine Eagles and Moyer the maroon of the Westmont College Warriors. more