West Ranch boys golfer Joey Downey would have really had to have a blow-up round on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match to not win the league's Most Valuable Player.
Decisions, decisions, decisions and decisions. Well, at least one of those was made on Tuesday at TPC Valencia in the Foothill League's fifth golf match. The Foothill League championship was pretty much decided and West Ranch made it unfathomable for any team to overtake it with one league match left to play - the ultimate decider which takes place today again at TPC Valencia. The Wildcats hold a 51-stroke lead over second-place Hart ...
The Hart Indians had to do something to stop the oncoming locomotive that is Valencia Vikings boys tennis.
Five years, 133 games, 486 runs. That's Canyon High baseball's tally from 2008 to 2012. In just the last three years, Foothill League rivals Valencia and Saugus have each scored more runs than 486, with West Ranch at 482 and Hart not too far behind. Suffice it to say, Canyon baseball isn't known for its offense. Yet 21 games into the season, with at least six still to play, the Cowboys have scored more runs ...
A sign of a good team is its ability to withstand adversity. And another sign of a good team is its ability to pounce on others' mistakes. Canyon Cowboys baseball handled the adversity and took advantage of a late Hart Indians error to win 4-3 at Hart High School on Friday to remain tied for first place in the Foothill League. The biggest surprise of the Foothill has continued to win games in every way ...
After watching Valencia's top starting pitcher J.D. Busfield pitch the Vikings back into a share of first place in the Foothill League standings on Wednesday, it was time for West Ranch's ace to respond.
Hart and Valencia boys tennis both took care of business on Thursday. Now they're set for the Foothill League's main event in boys tennis of 2013. The Hart Indians defeated a tough Golden Valley Grizzlies team at Golden Valley 13-5 on Thursday. With Valencia defeating Canyon 18-0 on Thursday, the undefeated in league Vikings host the Indians on Tuesday with an opportunity to claim the Foothill championship outright. Valencia, having won 69 straight Foothill matches, ...
It's funny what one Foothill League victory can do. It can make opponents pay better attention to you. And it could make opponents take you more seriously. Saugus Centurions baseball defeated Golden Valley 13-6 on Wednesday at Golden Valley High, five days after the Grizzlies' signature victory of the season. All 13 of those runs came in the first two innings, with 10 coming in a marathon second. "We came in with a little more ...
OK - so it's not quite over. Hart boys golf and Glen Lee showed on Tuesday that West Ranch still needs to hold the Indians off if they want to claim their sixth straight Foothill League title. Yes, West Ranch won its fourth straight Foothill League match with a team score of 411 at Valencia Country Club. But Hart finished second with its closest threat to the Wildcats this season - a ...
West Ranch senior side-slinging pitcher Cody Bennett has verbally committed to Sonoma State University, according to West Ranch Wildcats head coach Casey Burrill.
John Busfield is mostly inconspicuous among the people sitting on the block cement seating at Valencia High's baseball field.
Canyon Cowboys baseball gave the West Ranch Wildcats an inch on Friday at West Ranch High and the Wildcats took seven runs. And they also took the win. Now, thanks to help from Hart and Golden Valley, the hottest team in the Foothill League is all alone in first place. West Ranch won 10-3 thanks to a seven-run sixth inning that broke a 3-3 tie. After an 0-2 start in the Foothill, West Ranch ...
With Valencia Vikings boys tennis slicing through Foothill League competition like a hot knife through butter, it's easy to overlook its accomplishments. But the fact of the matter is this - Valencia is head and shoulders above any other team in the Foothill League and showing it every time out. The Vikings defeated the Saugus Centurions on Thursday at Saugus High 18-0. Saugus (7-8 overall, 1-5 Foothill League) was without the services ...
Coming off one of Southern California's most challenging spring break tournaments, Valencia Vikings baseball has its trap week.
The consistency that West Ranch boys golf has shown this year leaves its closest competition in the Foothill League in quite a hole with three Foothill League matches remaining.
There has probably never been a truer statement from anybody.
There was no sadness or regret in Golden Valley sophomore golfer Elisa Pierre's voice whatsoever on Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Golden Valley High sophomore Elisa Pierre is a myth destroyer.
It was the hardest thing in his football career to do - watch.
Imagine how the Saugus Centurions football team felt?
It's the old "the game was a lot closer than what the score indicated."
Hart High junior quarterback Brady White received a scholarship offer from Colorado State on Friday.
Golden Valley - the school that had little overall success in girls golf prior to last season - now has it's poster child for success.
Canyon head football coach Rich Gutierrez met with a pastor friend of his on Monday at Starbucks.
Put this one up with all the other Canyon-Hart epics.
All Santa Clarita Christian football can do now is hope.
Today, Canyon High School and Hart High School meet for the 46th time on a football field.
There were a couple of clutch points on Thursday in Golden Valley sophomore Elisa Pierre's day that led her to advancing to the WSCGA Foundation Tournament/Southern California championship.
High school football may have been born in the Santa Clarita Valley in 1948 when Hart High School played the area's first varsity football game. But it came of age in 1983.
Saugus girls tennis took a step in the right direction this season.