Two months after Steve Pinkston resigned as head football coach at Golden Valley and Mike Kane did the same at West Ranch, both schools are unable to make a hire because of California's budget deficit.
Golden Valley's Maverick Ahanmisi was having one of the greatest games in this valley's playoff history, but that didn't hold back an unrelenting charge by Foothill of Santa Ana Tuesday night at Golden Valley High.
Excitement. Reality. Confusion. Frustration. Those were the four stages experienced by Canyon High graduate Matt Warr in one year.
He came. He rode. And he was gone. Just like that. Lance Armstrong, beginning on the edge, took off from the starting line of the Amgen Tour of California on Town Center Drive in Valencia Saturday, and that was the most that anybody saw of the cycling superstar. The last two years saw the Amgen Tour of California finish in Santa Clarita, which meant a couple of loops through the streets of the valley, the ...
Golden Valley head basketball coach Chris Printz was pretty incredulous after Friday's road matchup with Brea Olinda in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIIA playoffs.
Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer's second time in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs ended in heartbreak Thursday.
Touchdown. That was the name of the play and the result which gave West Ranch girls basketball a surprise 52-49 victory over No. 10 seed Whittier in the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs on the road. With seconds left, Wildcats guard Erin Ruiz inbounded the ball to a teammate, grabbed a handoff, then launched from midcourt. The ball went through the net for the 3-pointer and victory as time expired. "Parents were rushing out of ...
Saugus girls soccer may be the most dangerous team in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
Canyon learned the difference between tape and live action Wednesday. The Cowboys lost 69-41 to No. 1 seeded Thousand Oaks in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs on the road. "They are shockingly good," said Canyon head coach Chad Phillips of the Lancers. "When you look at them on film nothing particularly stands out. But they're shockingly good on the court." Phillips said his team struggled with the Lancers' size throughout. ...
Don't call it an upset, but Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball drove Twin Pines of Banning out of its own building with a 72-53 victory in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA playoffs.
Prep athletics in the Santa Clarita Valley might avoid the budget ax altogether. Jaime Castellanos, superintendent of the William S. Hart Union High School District, said Tuesday he doesn't anticipate prep sports in the district being largely affected by the still-pending California budget and the cuts that will be made based on it. "A lot of our kids are involved in sports. If we cut athletics, it would have a damaging effect," Castellanos said. "I ...
Kris Rincon faced the realization that so many big-time high school athletes face once they reach college. There are other big-time athletes and even more bigger-time athletes.
A friend of mine made the comment to me after reading a story in Saturday's sports section about the budget crunch having an effect on preps sports in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The state budget crunch may mean individual schools have to pay for substitute teachers when coaches travel with their teams, missing a day of school, according to some reports Friday.
Just how costly was the residency falsification that cost the Canyon girls basketball team 10 wins, two players and its head coach? The final answer came Thursday.
Two girls golfers - a sophomore and a junior - completely changed the Foothill League's outlook for 2013.
It's the rivalry that isn't, according to the girls.
It wasn't even close - an 18-0 victory for the Saugus girls tennis team on Tuesday at Saugus High over the Alemany Warriors. And though the gauntlet part of the schedule is ahead, four wins in a week to start the season is doing a world of confidence-building for a young Centurions team. "They've experienced more success than what they've expected," said first-year head coach Ken Jeffris. "They're starting to believe in themselves. Winning will ...
Hart High quarterback Brady White was selected as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Player of the Week on Monday.