Pick your storyline. The Foothill League has three new coaches this year who are trying to infuse three completely different styles. Two of those new coaches are leading the top two finishers in league last year, West Ranch and Hart, respectively In another twist, Hart's former head coach Fausto Arana, who led the Indians to a CIF-Southern Section Division III quarterfinal, is now coaching Golden Valley. And ...
Maybe it was the fact that Santa Clarita Christian School ran into a team that has its number.
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.
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.