The men's and women's basketball teams at College of the Canyons both traveled to play in tournaments over the weekend, but neither team came out unscathed.
There was nothing particularly taxing about last Friday night's activities for Joanna Masopust.
It looked like the Saugus boys soccer team was going to escape with a win after a somewhat sloppy game.
This all began a long time ago. At the start of The Master's College women's basketball season, Zoe Scott was just a soft-spoken freshman who had never played a minute at the collegiate level. Just over a month into the season, she is the team's third-best scorer, and from the outside looking in, has come out of nowhere. Teammate and starting guard Ella Joines suspected something months before the start of the season. "I think ...
Santa Clarita Christian School boys soccer knew it had a challenge on its hands playing against a team one division above it in the CIF-Southern Section.
Based on the looks on the faces of players after the game, you might have thought Saugus girls soccer lost the game.
In volleyball, sometimes outside hitters get all the glory. In 2010, it was two non-glory positions that earned local players spots on the All CIF-Southern Section volleyball teams in their respective divisions last week. Valencia middle blocker Emily Ellias made the team in Division 1A and Santa Clarita Christian setter Joanna Masopust earned a spot on the Division 4A team. Ellias, who was also voted the 2010 Foothill League Player of the Year by the ...
One night after giving up 88 points to Valencia, West Ranch had one goal in mind - play defense.
It was only a matter of time for Canyon. Stifling defense helped the Cowboys overcome an early scoring draught in their 49-40 win over Highland of Palmdale on Friday night in the Canyon Classic boys basketball semifinal game at Canyon High School. Canyon not only overcame poor shooting, but had to play the first quarter without starting forward Darnel Haggerty, who was left out for disciplinary reasons. Highland led 6-2 by the end of the ...
Valencia girls soccer was not only trying to work in a new offensive system, it was trying to do it while dealing with the elements.
Santa Clarita Christian may have a young team this year, but Trinity has an even younger program.
Hart girls basketball doesn't want to settle for mediocre this season. And even after a 52-40 victory over Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks Wednesday night at Hart High School, the team is still critical of itself. "They want to be great, and with that comes great individual responsibility," said Hart head coach Zach Koebel of his players. After last week's fourth-place finish at the Valencia High-Five Classic, Koebel said the team was capable of better. ...
Early in the season, some teams are still trying to settle into a groove. In its second game of the year, West Ranch's offense looked plenty settled. The Wildcats dominated Panorama 82-36 in the Canyon Classic boys basketball tournament at Canyon High School on Wednesday. West Ranch (2-0) didn't leave much doubt about the game, quickly and aggressively finding open shots against an overmatched Panorama team. "We were just being unselfish with the ball," said ...
Amidst a difficult non-league schedule, Canyon boys soccer wanted to get a win under its belt after two straight draws. The Cowboys delivered with authority Tuesday night with a 3-0 win over Crespi of Encino at Canyon High School. This came four days after Canyon (2-0-2) drew 1-1 against defending CIF-Southern Section Division III champion Paramount which followed a 0-0 draw against Simi Valley last Wednesday. "The situation was, we put ourselves in a predicament ...
Golden Valley girls basketball started to figure out how to slow down the quick Gardena offense.
In his first crack at a national championship this spring, The Master's College senior John Gilbertson came up a few seconds short. Gilbertson took third place in the 10,000-meter final on the opening day of the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday in Marion, Ind. His time of 30 minutes, 25.89 seconds was less than 30 seconds slower than Spring Arbor's Nathan Martin, who won the title. This was Gilbertson's first time competing ...
When A.J. Work last left Idaho as a high school baseball player, he was just a wide-eyed kid trying to figure out how he was going to compete with the "big boys."
West Ranch Wildcat Julia Lombardi hit the ball into center field for what appeared to the final out of the softball team's season.
One of the best runners in Golden Valley High School history just finished his four-year career at the school.
Scott Drootin didn't guide the Golden Valley Grizzlies baseball team to any championships, but he built up the program in many other ways.
When Canyon High football head coach Rich Gutierrez thought of the idea of hosting a passing tournament in the spring, his goal was to get some top level football programs involved.
Was it the traditional display of dominance for the Foothill League? Not exactly.
One year later, Tim White wasn't going to let anyone get in his way of a state championship.
Clusters of runners whiz by every couple of minutes.
In its first playoff appearance in team history, Albert Einstein Academy baseball didn't get any breaks.
The bats may be coming around just in time for Valencia Vikings baseball. Patient and effective hitting put Valencia in front early and an A.J. Balta grand slam put the game out of reach as the Vikings beat the Westlake Warriors 11-2 on Tuesday in a CIF-Southern Section Division I wild-card matchup at Valencia High School. "We saw the pitches we wanted and we hit them," said Balta, who started for the first time in ...
One break of serve here, another tough bounce there, and that was enough to prevent the Valencia Vikings boys tennis team from moving on in the postseason.