The Canyon Cowboys girls basketball team began the second half of the Foothill League season in the best possible way, running through an overmatched Golden Valley Grizzlies squad in a 78-28 blowout win on Friday night at Canyon.
In a game that was largely emotional and at times downright chaotic, Canyon Cowboys boys basketball did the little things that the Golden Valley Grizzlies couldn't, winning 56-43 on Friday night at Canyon High behind a number of critical free throws down the stretch.
Golden Valley girls basketball was determined to pick up its first Foothill League win on Friday night at West Ranch High School, and if it hadn't been for a spectacular outing by Wildcats junior guard Whitney Branham, it might have gotten it.
West Ranch's 80-57 home blowout win over an overwhelmed Golden Valley squad on Friday may not have taught anyone anything new about the Wildcats, but it certainly reinforced how good they are.
Santa Clarita Christian School's boys basketball team utilized its athleticism to go over and around an overmatched Vasquez squad 66-42 on Thursday night at SCCS.
Santa Clarita Christian School's girls basketball team continued its 2012-13 struggles Thursday night against Vasquez at SCCS, coming up short in a 49-12 rout.
Hart girls soccer capped a successful second day at the Hart Soccer Showcase with a 3-0 semifinal victory over rival Canyon on Friday afternoon at Hart.
Golden Valley boys basketball saw its struggles continue against a powerhouse Village Christian team on Saturday night at Golden Valley High School.
The Master's College women's basketball team rode a strong second-half performance from junior forward Jacquelyn Marshall to defeat William Jessup University 82-73 on Saturday night at Bross Gym.
Three times during Saturday night's Canyon Classic championship at Canyon High School did Canyon boys basketball trail Foothill League-rival Saugus at the end of a quarter.
Trinity boys basketball capped a satisfying run through the Santa Clarita Christian School Tip-Off Tournament with a convincing 79-55 victory over the rival Cardinals on Saturday at SCCS.
In a reverse of its fortunes, College of the Canyons football started stronger than it finished on Saturday night at Santa Ana Stadium, capping an otherwise successful ending to its season with a 24-21 loss to Santa Ana in the Southern California Bowl.
Whether or not West Ranch's defense was capable of a much-needed, late-game stop against Saugus is debatable.
Golden Valley senior Rebecca Ho avenged her only loss of the regular season in the best way possible, defeating Hart's Natalia Munoz 6-3, 6-2 to repeat as the Foothill League Individuals Tournament champion on Thursday at The Paseo Club.
Before the opening rounds of the girls tennis Foothill League Individual Tournament at The Paseo Club on Wednesday afternoon, coaches were in agreement that this year's edition was deeper than usual.
With a chance to enter the third week of Foothill League competition with a .500 record, the West Ranch Wildcats girls soccer team did what it had to to pick up a 1-0 win over Golden Valley on Friday afternoon at West Ranch high school.
If you haven't had a chance to catch the Albert Einstein Academy Rockets varsity boys basketball team this season, you are missing out on "an exciting brand of basketball where we score a lot of points," according to Einstein head coach Greg Patterson.
Former Saugus High School and University of Virginia standout Shasta Fisher was selected 29th overall by the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League, and will now head to the nation's capital to continue her accomplished career.
The Valencia girls soccer team capitalized on rival Canyon's mistakes, and because of it the Vikings survived on Tuesday evening at Canyon High School.
If the West Ranch Wildcats boys basketball team hopes to three-peat as Foothill League champions, it will have to do so without some of the standout players that helped build the program's winning foundation.
With both teams entering Friday afternoon's match at Golden Valley high school in search of their first Foothill League victory, the Valencia Vikings and Golden Valley Grizzlies boys soccer teams played urgently, aggressively and passionately - and there were plenty of goals scored and yellow cards issued to reflect it.
The Golden Valley girls soccer program's list of achievements is a short one that probably begins with its 2-1 victory over the Valencia Vikings two years ago on Jan. 26, 2012 - its only win ever against a Foothill League opponent.
After one day of Foothill League boys and girls soccer action, it's completely clear that nothing is clear.
Led by Offensive Player of the Year honors for Hart senior running back Connor Wingenroth and Coach of the Year honors for Indians head coach Mike Herrington, the Santa Clarita Valley represented itself well with the release of the 2013-14 All-CIF Southern Section Northern Division football selections on Monday.
For Valencia Vikings seniors Sammy Simon, Rebecca Harrison, and Eryn Spencer, the 2013-14 Foothill League girls soccer season was supposed to be their moment.
The Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team came out with a purpose on Thursday night at Canyon High School.
Golden Valley boys soccer coach Juan Paolo believes his Grizzlies can make noise in the Foothill League this year, and Wednesday's showing against Santa Paula High at Golden Valley High School in the team's preseason finale will do little to change that belief.
The best doubles team in the Santa Clarita Valley didn't play a single regular season match during the 2013 girls tennis season.
On a singles lineup as dominant as Hart's was this past season, it's hard to stand out.
Beating state powerhouse Chaminade proved too tall a task for the West Ranch Wildcats boys basketball team.