The way West Ranch describes it is that the Wildcats were just more battle tested going into the Foothill League boys basketball opener against Hart at Hart High on Tuesday.
A series of happenings lead us to tonight's Foothill League boys basketball openers. Things that make us believe this could be a season to remember for a long time. Nothing was bigger than a basket that didn't even count. On Dec. 6, arguably the Foothill League's most dominant force ever Ako Kaluna shattered a backboard at Santa Monica High on a dunk after a whistle in a preleague tournament. It was the moment where West ...
There is this growing notion throughout the Foothill League that the best team over the last three years in the Santa Clarita Valley has some competition this season.
By Cary Osborne Signal Sports Editor T here are few local prep athletes who glow as much as Canyon senior basketball player Jaya Schultz. Her smile is bright, her voice is enthusiastic and her outlook for her team is always optimistic. And why shouldn't it be? The four-year varsity veteran plays for the best basketball team in the Santa Clarita Valley over the last four years. She is one of the area's best basketball ...
Golden Valley senior running back Leon Jacobs has changed direction. Jacobs has decommitted from Fresno State after accepting a scholarship offer in December. "I feel like I want to open up my options to different options. A lot of schools have contacted me. I want to feel for my future I really want to go in depth (in my search)," Jacobs said. Fresno State recruited the 6-foot-3-inch, 215-pound athlete as a linebacker. Jacobs figures to ...
When Jamie Corr came to Hart High in 2009, it was easy to overlook her. She was among the greatest assemblage of girls golfers on one team in Santa Clarita Valley history and the freshman was the fifth best golfer on the squad. But on the other hand, there was one thing that couldn't be overlooked. She would have been the best golfer on four of the five other teams in the Foothill League. Then ...
There was zero hesitation in his voice and almost an excitement to say it. Saugus High girls cross country coach Rene Paragas said after the Centurions won the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship on Nov. 17 at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut that sophomore Samantha Ortega was the next great Saugus cross country runner. Then he mentioned two other names that she is in the company of - Shannon Murakami and Kaylin Mahoney. For ...
PASADENA - Who needs Luck or hype? Stanford, which could argue that it played better than nearly every college football team since mid-October, defeated Wisconsin 20-14 Tuesday in the 99th playing of the Rose Bowl Game. With a defense intent on limiting Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, the NCAA FBS all-time leading touchdown scorer, and a good-enough offense, the Cardinal showed just how significant it is in the college football landscape. This despite losing star ...
Valencia High baseball player A.J. Balta has been selected to play in a prestigious U.S.-Japan series.
Hart High senior golfer and 2012 Foothill League Most Valuable Player Jamie Corr said she has wanted to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo since she was a seventh grader.
Culver City's been quite a test for Hart boys basketball the last two seasons. Two games, two Centaur buzzer beaters, one Hart victory. The Indians kept their undefeated run through preleague competition intact, surviving a regulation buzzer beater Wednesday night at Hart High to defeat Culver City 82-78 in overtime. Hart (10-0) presented every obstacle to itself - poor free-throw shooting, lesser games from its two key players, lots of turnovers, getting bullied on the ...
A group of no more than eight kids grab and slap and pull toward the back of a mixed martial arts gymnasium and training center.
Leon Jacobs came into the 2012 prep football season as a curiosity. This time next year he'll be a college football player. The Golden Valley senior verbally committed to play football at Fresno State, accepting a scholarship offer Monday night. He was recruited as a linebacker. Jacobs transferred to Golden Valley from Bishop Montgomery of Torrance this summer. The 17-year-old hadn't played football since his freshman year and was a basketball star at Bishop Montgomery. ...
The Baltimore Sun has reported that former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland has signed a one-year deal with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization.
It wouldn't be inaccurate to say Santa Clarita public charter school Albert Einstein Academy's athletics program rose from the ashes of the demise of Montclair Prep.
Santa Clarita Christian baseball's performance on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VII playoffs fell right into line with what it has done throughout the season.
They move quickly at Golden Valley High.
A movie documenting the 2012 Golden Valley football team will play to an invite-only audience on Wednesday at the Edwards Valencia Stadium 12 theaters.
Christine Jennings and Alex Meyer were the big winners at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships on Friday at lower Castaic Lake.
After Canyon baseball lost on Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Cowboys head coach Adam Schulhofer took the opportunity of having a quiet bus to give his players some good news.
This one hurts.
The West Ranch Wildcats had to battle to the very last game of the regular season to win their second straight Foothill League baseball title.
Hart High School's highly touted offensive duo has significant college offers on the table.
A young Santa Clarita Christian softball team came into last week a win away from a Liberty League championship.
There's one word for it - shock.
Coming into the 2013 softball season, there was a lot of hope within the Santa Clarita Valley that come playoff time, a Foothill League team could make a run.
For one of the most competitive baseball seasons in Santa Clarita Valley prep history, the area gets no rewards in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.
The most successful boys tennis season in Golden Valley High history ended Wednesday with the Grizzlies losing 16-2 to La Canada High in La Canada in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.