Welcome to the top playoff division in Southern California. After moving up from CIF-Southern Section Division II last year to Division I this year, West Ranch was swept 3-0 by the Orange Lutheran Lancers on Tuesday night at West Ranch High School by scores of 25-21, 25-19, 25-19. It was a quick exit for the Foothill League champion Wildcats, who made it to the semifinals in the Division II bracket last year. ...
Johnny MacArthur just got one step closer to playing in one of the world's biggest golf events.
People used to tell Christy LeDuff that her son had a gift. For years, as she taught him the game, she'd brush off the comments about his potential talent. She didn't think it was anything out of the ordinary for a 4-year-old to be able to properly serve a tennis ball in bounds. Only in recent years has she begun to recognize what her son, Valencia sophomore Chad LeDuff, is capable of. "It's surprised me," ...
The Canyon Cowboys have been involved in a lot of wild games in recent weeks in Foothill League play.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa claims he was stressed out and nervous all week long. His scorecards certainly haven't reflected that. Homa won the individual Pac-12 Men's Golf Championship on Wednesday after shooting a 1-under 69 in the final round at the North Course of Los Angeles Country Club. The round put him at 9-under at the end of the 72-hole tournament, which gave Homa the victory by five strokes over his University of California, ...
Hart High sophomore Myles Franklin was named an All-State sophomore by Cal-Hi Sports. With the website's announcement of the All-State Boys Basketball Underclass team on Monday, Franklin was honored as one of California's top 20 sophomore players. The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 18 points, five assists and two steals per game this past season, which was his second as a varsity starter. He was also honored as a Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley first teamer.
The West Ranch Wildcats completed a season sweep through Foothill League play on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over the Valencia Vikings by scores of 22-25, 25-18, 25-17 and 26-24 at West Ranch High School.
All the focus was on the track at Tuesday's Foothill League track and field prelims at Valencia High School. Qualifying heats were held for seven varsity events in both boys and girls on Tuesday, all of which were running events. Finals for the field events will be held on Friday at Valencia, along with the rest of the league finals. In the meantime, the stage has been set for some tight competition in multiple events ...
The Master's College baseball earned a conference title on Saturday, and the team was rewarded with a cluster of awards on Tuesday with the release of the 2013 Golden State Athletic Conference baseball awards.
Though it wasn't done with as much flare as the day before, Max Homa remained steady in the third round of the Pac-12 Men's Golf Championship.
Every team has to have its role players. Those are the ones that start every game and contribute in their own way, but rarely get much publicity. They aren't the ones who sink the game-winning jump shot in basketball and they aren't the ones who slam the match-winning kill in volleyball. But when it comes to track and field, a role player like Saugus High senior Rachel Eaton has no choice but to stand out. ...
On the first day of the 2013 Pac-12 Men's Golf Championship, Valencia High alumnus Max Homa broke a course record by carding a 9-under 61 at the North Course of Los Angeles Country Club on Monday.
The 2013 NFL Draft wrapped up this past weekend, but three more College of the Canyons products signed on with teams on Monday as undrafted free agents.
For the second straight year, Valencia High graduate Nick Ferry got to experience a national championship.
It's almost as if the baseball gods wanted to test the Saugus Centurions. For the third straight game, Saugus went into the last half inning of play with a four-run lead. But after losing the first two tries in gut-wrenching fashion, the Centurions got it right on Friday, beating the Canyon Cowboys 5-1 at Canyon High School with little trouble in the seventh inning. Saugus passed the test. "We've had some different situations like that ...
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.
Most of them are nowhere near their families or where they grew up.