Is it too early to declare a CIF-Southern Section Northern Division champion? People aren't going to like that statement, but the truth is St. Bonaventure is good - very good. And close behind is Moorpark. Both Ventura County teams scored victories against top-ranked teams in the state last Friday. Sure, the postseason is so far in the future that some would argue it's futile to even talk about what these teams are doing, but we ...
Expectations are high for the Valencia High football team. Right out of the gate, the Vikings get their test.
Was last week's Hart team the real Hart team? Maybe we'll get a better indication of who the Indians are when they host Palmdale tonight at Cougar Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
Matt Dixon took over as Trinity Classical Academy athletic director just before the summer began last year.
It's hard to argue that Golden Valley's girls basketball program has been in a state of disarray for the last five years.
Problems. That's what College of the Canyons wide receiver Mario Wright and defensive back Josh Gibbs present to opponents.
At a party in the Santa Clarita Valley and at a college some 3,000 miles plus away, two discussions mirrored each other.
Saugus wide receiver/defensive back Manny Padron is OK with opening up. It's almost like he has to. Because there's curiosity in the fact that so many people have so many good things to say about the senior. They talk about obstacles and adversity and how he gets past them like ... well, like he gets past an opposing defensive back on the football field. "God has a plan for you," Padron says. "You might not ...
There are not that many kids on the Saugus junior varsity football team, but most of them have familiar names.
One of the major goals within the Saugus football program is to decrease the amount of turnover from the freshman team.
Finality arrived when the pickup truck pulled away. Steve Borden, known as the wrestler "Sting," and his son Steven drove off to their new home in Texas. A couple of Steven's friends saw him off. They helped him pack his final bags and tossed them onto the truck bed. Had Steven stayed, he surely would have been a major factor for the defending CIF-Southern Section Division I 8-Man champions. Now Colin Mayhugh will be. Mayhugh ...
At the end of practice at Central Park early Thursday evening, Santa Clarita Christian football head coach Garrick Moss had a few last messages to his players.
With four potential starters banged up after just a couple of days in pads, the question for Saugus head coach Jason Bornn is: "Do you rest them?"
The tug of war between coaches at a given school over athletes is an issue that usually doesn't slip past the conference room at a school.
The deadline to sign draft picks from the 2009 Major League Baseball draft came and went Monday night and there are some Santa Clarita Valley-area players who decided not to turn professional.
The Master's College cross country teams completed another successful season with top-15 finishes at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan. The women's team, coming into the meet ranked seventh nationally, took 14th overall, and the 15th-ranked men finished 15th in the 32-team fields. "All in all a great day for both teams, both squads," said Mustangs head coach Zach Schroeder. "We're really happy with how we ran." ...
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.