Someday, maybe five or 10 years from now, a conversation will take place in regards to girls volleyball in the Santa Clarita Valley.
WEST HILLS - This game had it all. Momentum shifts, hard-nosed defense and it came down to the wire. The story of the night quickly became about Valencia guard Troy Hammel, though. His game-high 31 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, helped Valencia secure a 60-53 win over Saugus to take third place in the Chaminade Christmas Classic on Thursday at Chaminade High School in West Hills. "I just wanted the ball real bad ...
It wasn't a perfect tournament for Canyon girls soccer. But head coach Andy Pringle likes the progress of his young team so far this season. The Cowboys secured third place in Flight 1 of the Hart Soccer Showcase on Wednesday at Hart High School by beating Agoura High 2-0 in the team's final game of the tournament. "The main thing for the girls today was just to stick with how they're playing," Pringle said. "They're ...
The plan for Saugus for the final week of preleague play was to work out a few kinks and get ready for the Foothill League schedule.
By now, it's obvious what Hart boys soccer wants to do. It's a team that wins possession of the ball, controls it and ultimately scores at a fairly high rate. On Tuesday, Hart made Saugus its latest victim, winning 2-0 in a non-Foothill League matchup between the two teams on the first day of the Hart Soccer Showcase at Hart High School. "Our formation is mostly attacking, and it's pretty much more offensive so we ...
It took Hart boys basketball until about the halfway point in the first quarter to settle down.
Junior college football is going through yet another structure change headed into next season.
Soon, a group of Santa Clarita Valley athletes will be able to put their names in the same category as NFL running back Reggie Bush.
For the first 16 minutes, Canyon couldn't find the bottom of the net, especially from long range.
As the season goes on, Hart boys soccer is quickly getting better and better. On Thursday against Thousand Oaks High, the game played out the same way. It took Hart most of a shortened first half to find the back of the net, but that set off a dominant performance that led to a convincing 4-0 victory at Hart High School. "I think we started getting each other's vibes and we just started playing together," ...
Saugus boys basketball hasn't shied away from tough teams so far this season. Perhaps that's because it doesn't have much of a problem playing with them. After falling behind by double digits in a sloppy first quarter, the Centurions recovered to win 60-49 on Tuesday night at Saugus High School over Tesoro of Rancho Santa Margarita, the No. 2-ranked team in CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA. Saugus (7-2), which plays in the same division, is not ...
Call a few time outs, draw up a couple of plays and make sure you argue with the officials if they don't call the game your way.
Golden Valley's Taylor McKnight first saw the movie "Rudy" when he was a little kid.
Robert Fisher took over as head coach of Golden Valley football under unusual circumstances.
The effects of a solid fall season are still being felt at The Master's College. On the heels of its first 20-win season since 2002, the women's volleyball team saw two members voted to as National Christian College Athletic Association All-Americans. The school also had four soccer players make All-American teams - two men players and two women players - in last week's announcement, pushing the total number of honorees to six. Middle blocker Tori ...
The Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team is starting to figure out how good it is.
After back-to-back losses to the Foothill League's top teams, the West Ranch Wildcats girls tennis team proved its still among the league's upper tier.
In a contest between two teams that were clearly evenly matched, the Valencia Vikings won the battle of endurance.
Valencia junior Lindsey Knudsen took full advantage of her two extra days off from school last week as students were given Monday and Tuesday off for fall break.
The entire CIF-Southern Section Northern Division is now into league play. This is when we should start seeing some significant movement in the polls.
Kindly excuse anyone for calling this year's Canyon High girls cross country team a surprise.
Santa Clarita Christian football has played its fair share of tough, physical teams this season, some of them in higher divisions.
The Hart Indians couldn't quite deliver a knockout punch.
The West Ranch Wildcats continued their unbeaten start to Foothill League play with a 3-1 victory over Saugus on Thursday at Saugus High.
Be careful about what you think you know.
This was the game circled on College of the Canyons' calendar.
SANTA MONICA - The Hart Indians faced another challenge on Friday night, and they didn't flinch.
Valencia girls volleyball marched into Golden Valley's gym, played three efficient games and then quickly shuffled out.
Neither team was going to come out of Tuesday's Foothill League girls volleyball opener with style points.
If the strength of the Foothill League were to be based solely on the number of returning starters, it would be a rough year for girls volleyball in the Santa Clarita Valley.