On a course like Karsten Creek, home of the 2011 NCAA Division I College Men's Golf Championships, it's about damage control.
The best players in any sport are usually the ones that want the ball in pressure situations.
Valencia waltzed its way through Foothill League play and the rest of the regular season. The apt result - nearly every player on the team was honored in the 2011 All-Foothill League boys tennis teams. Leading the way on the all-league singles team is junior J.R. Macalutas, who went 22-0 against Foothill opponents for the league champion Vikings. "I felt really accomplished this year because Jason Ferlianto is really good," Macalutas said of the second-best ...
As the spring seasons come to a close, colleges are already filling up rosters for next year.
The second time around can sometimes be even sweeter. At least those were the sentiments of UCLA women's head golf coach Carrie Forsyth, whose team claimed its second NCAA Division I national championship under her tutelage last week. Forsyth, a 1989 Canyon High graduate, also coached the Bruins to a title in 2004. "It was awesome. After our win in 2004, when you win it the first time it's such a big deal, but you're ...
The Master's College men's golf team finished tied for 12th place at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championships.
DANA POINT - After the usual postgame team meeting in left field, Valencia baseball coaches and most of the players walked back to the dugout like they always do.
The kind of season Kevin Anderson is having warrants an explanation. Truthfully, not even Anderson himself is exactly sure why he suddenly put together a stretch of the best golf of his life for The Master's College this year. But he has. And oddly enough, the senior has done it a year after one of his most disappointing campaigns of his competitive career. "I guess I attribute it to, I don't know, more of a ...
Often times, the CIF-Southern Section boys tennis Individual tournament simply comes down to draws.
Playing in the National Christian College Athletic Association World Series for the first time in school history, The Master's College baseball finished just the way it did the regular season - with an even .500 record.
It had the offensive production. It had the pitching. But Trinity Classical Academy softball fell just short of its first-ever playoff victory.
Haley Hineman had been asked to lay down a bunt several times before this season. Never had the West Ranch sophomore faced such a scenario with a CIF-Southern Section Division I playoff game on the line. Hineman successfully executed a walk-off squeeze bunt in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift West Ranch softball to a 6-5 win past Moorpark in Thursday's first-round game at West Ranch High School. It marks the first playoff ...
Just about every Trinity Classical Academy sport competed in its first varsity season during the 2010-11 school year and made strides, including baseball.
When Lonnie Jackson first took the court for Valencia basketball, he was told he had little chance to gain any significant recognition for his talents outside of the Santa Clarita Valley.
IRVINE - For a program like Valencia boys volleyball, watching a season come to an end in any match other than a CIF championship is a disappointment.
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.
College of the Canyons golf head coach Gary Peterson still vividly remembers when his men's golf team won its first state championship 20 years ago.
It isn't the kind of repeat College of the Canyons softball was looking for.
Everything seemed to be set up perfectly for College of the Canyons baseball.
Once again, College of the Canyons softball is one win away from making the state finals.
Golden Valley, Saugus and Canyon were the three clear frontrunners throughout the Foothill League track and field season.
No matter how the lineup was arranged, West Ranch Wildcats boys tennis was going to have a tough time.
Valencia boys tennis head coach Annie Kellogg summed it up best by quoting the opposing coach.
The Foothill League collectively went 0-for-3 in the boys volleyball playoffs this season.
Johnny MacArthur just got one step closer to playing in one of the world's biggest golf events.
People used to tell Christy LeDuff that her son had a gift.
The Canyon Cowboys have been involved in a lot of wild games in recent weeks in Foothill League play.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa claims he was stressed out and nervous all week long.