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.
Saugus could only hold Valencia's shooters in check for so long. After a somewhat stagnant first half for both teams, Valencia got its offense working and was able to topple a taller Saugus team 51-40 Saturday in a non-league game at the Valencia High-Five Classic at Valencia High School. The Vikings (2-2) earned fifth place in the classic with the win. "We run a lot of sets, so it gives us a lot of places ...
At first, Hart was taking advantage of Stockdale's aggressive style of defense. The Indians were finding open lanes and shots in transition when they were able to break the press. But Hart couldn't break the press consistently enough, and ended up on the losing end of a 65-47 game in the third-place matchup at the Valencia High-Five Classic Tournament. Hart (2-2) handled Stockdale's full-court pressure defense for the first half, trailing just 23-20 at the ...
College of the Canyons hasn't just carved its way through some of the top-ranked men's soccer teams in California.
Sometimes, a brand new program has to go through growing pains. Unfortunately for Trinity Classical Academy, those pains came in the form of a 59-24 loss to Armenian General Benevolent Union of Canoga Park on Thursday at Santa Clarita Christian School. It was Trinity's first-ever game as a varsity boys basketball program as well as the opening round of the SCCS 2010 Tip-Off Tournament. "I liked how hard our players worked," said Trinity head coach ...
Valencia girls basketball not only had a tough time scoring, it struggled to even inbound the ball against pressure defense all night long.
Saugus figured out its offensive game plan early on - give the ball to Megan Dawe. The plan worked early and often as Saugus girls basketball topped Knight of Palmdale 45-34 in Tuesday night's opening-round game of the Valencia High-Five Classic at Valencia High School. Dawe scored 29 points on a 13-for-20 shooting performance to lead the team. "We're going to have to find somebody else to score," said Saugus head coach Kent Eaton. "It ...
Promise and potential may be nice to talk about, but playing consistently and delivering under pressure were the qualities that won All-Foothill League honors in girls volleyball this year.
Basketball season is now in full swing at The Master's College, but the women's soccer could steal the headlines this week when it competes in the NAIA Tournament.
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.
Whenever times get tough, Haley Lind's mom always reminds her of that winter in Colorado Springs.
SHERMAN OAKS - This was a Canyon Cowboys team with a lot of momentum headed into Friday night's marquee matchup against a state power.
Valencia High junior baseball player Devin Davis verbally committed to Loyola Marymount University this week, his father Darrell confirmed.