What began less than 11 months ago might finally be paying off. At that point, The Master's College men's basketball team was going through what head coach Chuck Martin described as the worst stretch of his coaching career. The team had lost seven straight games and was sitting near the bottom of the Golden State Athletic Conference standings. Rather than packing it in and calling it a lost season, Martin seized the opportunity to learn ...
Soccer season ended earlier than The Master's College may have liked for both the men's and women's teams, which didn't make it to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics tournaments.
Valencia boys soccer isn't young this year. "It's new," said head coach Tony Scalercio, explaining that there are plenty of juniors and seniors, but very few have played at the varsity level before. Fittingly, all the scoring was done by two of those returning players in Friday night's season opener. Senior Michael Fischbach scored in the first half and Zach Klindworth added another couple of goals in the second as the Vikings beat Stockdale of ...
The shooting ability is there and so is the experience. Valencia girls basketball is emphasizing defense more than anything else, though. So far, so good as the Vikings blew out Palmdale 67-20 on Thursday in the second day of the Valencia High Five Classic at Valencia High School. Palmdale scored just five points after halftime due to constant, aggressive pressure from Valencia (3-0). "We just want to focus on defense," said Valencia junior Kalia Summerlin. ...
A team like Valencia girls soccer might have to learn things the hard way early in the season.
Hart boys basketball is a team with plenty of youth and talent this season.
VENTURA - As much of an up-and-down season as it's been for Canyon football, it all came to an end in the same location against the same team as last year, and in similar fashion.
In the first round of the playoffs, Canyon got all its scoring done in one quarter. Today at 7 p.m. when it faces St. Bonaventure of Ventura at Ventura High School, the Cowboys might need a bit more to keep up in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division postseason. "It's going to impact the game a lot," said Canyon head coach Rich Gutierrez of his offense, which scored all of its points ...
In football, crowds are drawn to high-scoring games and football teams with flashy offenses.
Perseverance apparently pays off. That's a lesson Hart High graduate Jason Gore has learned and one that Saugus graduate Nick Delio is starting to figure out. Both local products took part in the second stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School last week. One player was competing as a veteran of the game looking to revive his career and an the other was taking his first shot at the sport's highest level. Gore, a 37-year-old who ...
The Master's College men's basketball team has plenty to be happy about just five games into its season.
This is starting to become a routine result for Trinity Classical Academy football.
As difficult of a night as it was for Santa Clarita Christian School football, head coach Garrick Moss took solace in the overall success of the school's first attempt at the 11-man game.
Take away as many wins as you want to from Canyon High football on paper. On the field, the Cowboys are the real deal. Canyon found the end zone on three of its four possessions in the first half on the way to a 21-0 shutout of Palmdale on Friday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs at Canyon High School. It was a welcome dose of positive news for ...
Favorite or underdog, good playoff draw or not, Saugus football isn't going to change anything.
This is becoming a frustrating trend for College of the Canyons women's soccer.
As the Simi Valley High girls cross country team was being crowned CIF champions on Saturday at Mt. San Antonio College, the Saugus girls were finishing up their cool down jog.
In the biggest matches and the most important situations, Valencia girls volleyball counted on its junior outside hitter Lindsey Knudsen.
WALNUT – There might be a new cross country power in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The season had to end at some point.
Hart graduate Matt Ryan advanced to golf's Web.com Qualifying School finals on Friday while Saugus graduate Nick Delio came up short.
All the Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team needed was a taste.
One local golf product has already punched his ticket to the Web.com Qualifying School finals.
If you need any evidence of the amount of female soccer talent in the Santa Clarita Valley, look no further than College of the Canyons.
Lately, Brian Zabilski's Facebook feed has been filled with inspirational links and photos.
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball team can call itself conference champions for the first time in 13 years.
Nick Delio really doesn't want to let this one get away.
It's been a season packed with milestones for the Hart Indians girls tennis team.
It was hard for Santa Clarita Christian girls volleyball head coach Darcy Brown to put the words together.
It was a good day for the local girls runners on Saturday at the CIF-Southern Section cross country prelims.