The name on the head coach's office door has changed. But the plaques and trophies are still up in the College of the Canyons athletic building. And reputation of the school's football program is very much intact. For the first time since the football team was revived in 1998 following a 17-year absence on campus, Garett Tujague will not be coaching the team in any capacity. Tujague was an assistant at COC from 1998-2006 ...
Most of them are nowhere near their families or where they grew up. But more and more, this unique group of four College of the Canyons defensive linemen is feeling at home. The only thing that binds them is football. As far as how they all got to COC? "It's a long story," sophomore defensive end Nate Mitogo says. For the second year in a row, Loni Fonua, Antonio Guy, A.J. Thompson and Mitogo make ...
The Foothill League opened with a strong week in football, collectively finishing 5-0. That was reflected in this week's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division poll, as all Foothill teams moved up other than Hart, which remained at No. 1 after beating Santiago of Corona 56-49 on Friday. The other three Foothill teams that were ranked in the preseason top 10 poll all moved up, including Valencia, which has yet to play a game. The idle Valencia ...
The motto for Albert Einstein Academy football seems to be, "make it work." And no matter what hand the team is dealt, that's exactly what the AEA Rockets do. The Santa Clarita Valley's newest prep football team is preparing to embark on its maiden voyage as an 11-man varsity team. And it is doing so with just 20 players on the roster, a makeshift practice field and, as of the moment, no home field. "I ...
Saugus junior standout swimmer Abbey Weitzeil advanced to the 50-meter freestyle final at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships on Friday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Valencia does anything it can to teach its freshman class how to run a passing attack - even if it may cost the team a chance at winning every once in awhile.
For the second straight season, Hart begins the season ranked No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division.
The Saugus football program constantly strives for stability, and that starts at the freshman level.
Expectations will be presumably low for Saugus junior varsity football this year. At least that's based on the performance of last year's Saugus freshman team, which went 2-8. But that lack of expectation from the outside is just fine with third-year JV head coach Steve Pearson. "When we took the team, it was one of those, 'Wow, we've got our work cut out for us,'" Pearson said. "But I'm going to be honest, we found ...
Somewhere beneath the surface, this flannel wearing, truck-driving, fun-loving kid has an edge.
College of the Canyons sophomore Tim White couldn't possibly have come any closer to winning an international triple jump title on Sunday.
Chase Killingsworth has been the starting quarterback since he was 10 years old. But varsity football is a very different animal. There are a lot more eyeballs on the team and much more scrutiny associated with playing the position. But even with all the weight on his shoulders, West Ranch's junior signal caller is acting like he's been there before. "The pressure is definitely there. You've got the program on your shoulders," Killingsworth says. ...
For the first time in team history, TMC women's volleyball is ranked top 10 in the preseason National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Coaches' Poll.
Former Hart High player and Long Beach State player Taylor Gregory started his first game for the men's 21 and under Junior USA team on Thursday.
The CIF-Southern Section and Fox Sports announced Wednesday that Hart's season opening football game against Santiago High of Corona will kick off Fox's 2013 prep football TV schedule.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights already had sizeable challenge in front of them in facing a CIF-Southern Section 8-man power on Friday.
Two former Saugus High stars established themselves as College of the Canyons' next cross country headliners on Friday.
Two straight shootout wins by Santa Clarita Valley football teams over a state power in a six-day span was a bit too much to ask on Thursday at Valencia High.
No one can say the Foothill League isn't getting respect, at least from the CIF pollsters.
The Valencia Vikings varsity girls tennis team won the Division II championships at the prestigious 2013 California Tennis Classic in Clovis during the weekend, beating Arroyo Grande 7-5 in set tiebreaker after the teams played to 3-3 tie in the final.
When Max Homa rolled in his 6-foot putt to clinch a foursome match victory over Britian/Ireland in the 2013 Walker Cup on Sunday, it was everything he could have dreamed.
Day one of the 2013 Walker Cup went decidedly in favor of the U.S. team.