The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team dominated the Omega League from start to finish.
Not even a broken nose could stop Valencia Vikings senior Jake Veiga from playing. It didn't stop him from winning Foothill League boys soccer Player of the Year honors either. The league announced Monday that Veiga, the leader of Valencia's vaunted defense, was voted to the Foothill's top honor. "I was very surprised," Veiga said of finding out about the honor. "I was not expecting it at all. I was so appreciative for my team ...
Citrus College sophomore Stevie Thornton has made plenty of big shots in the Santa Clarita Valley over the years.
Canyon High graduate Alysia Montano was named the USA Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday.
The Hart Indians boys soccer team won its first two playoff games by limiting mistakes and finishing scoring chances.
The core group of seniors on the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls soccer players experienced a lot through the years.
Forget what the calendar says, spring is practically here in the world of sports. Baseball, softball and boys volleyball can officially begin on Feb. 23 for local high schools. So, in turn, the CIF released its preseason polls for those sports on Monday. In baseball, the defending Foothill League champion West Ranch Wildcats are ninth in CIF-Southern Section Division I. Last season, the Wildcats finished 20-9-1 after advancing to the Division I semifinals before bowing ...
It's a simple question with no simple answer. What does make this year's Valencia Vikings boys soccer team so much better than the ones before? After a long, thoughtful pause, junior midfielder Colton Morgan finally offers his response. "I don't know," he says. "The way that we play together, the way that everybody does what they're supposed to do, that's what leads to our success." It's a fair explanation, but probably an incomplete one. Sure, ...
PALMDALE – Everyone in the gym knew who the West Ranch Wildcats girls basketball team needed to stop.
The strength of Valencia Vikings boys soccer all season has been the team's ability to hold onto leads, no matter the opponent.
Two playoff games and two impressive victories this week has the Hart Indians boys soccer team looking like it is peaking at the right time.
Canyon Cowboys boys basketball had its chance to take the upper hand. But once the host Lawndale Cardinals got into a rhythm, Canyon didn't have enough time to rally in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs. And after a 73-63 loss to Lawndale on Friday night at Lawndale High, time ran out on the Cowboys' season. "The defense got off balance, missed shots that we would normally make and (Lawndale) got ...
Hart Indians girls soccer will accept a mild pat on the back after Thursday's game. But the team might not spend too long celebrating. After a 1-0 win over the San Marcos Royals of Santa Barbara in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs at College of the Canyons, the sentiment for Hart was, 'it could have been better.' "Overall, we played good enough to win today," said Hart head coach Justin ...
With Monday's revealing of the boys and girls CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets, the postseason picture is complete for this year's winter sports.
Santa Clarita Valley basketball teams are spread out all over the CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets, which were released on Sunday afternoon.
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.