The West Ranch Wildcats varsity lacrosse team knew it was being ambitious when it hoped its first-ever home game would fill half the bleachers on Thursday afternoon at West Ranch High School. Not only were the home bleachers full, but the surrounding fence and knoll were dotted with spectators as parents and students alike came out to watch the Wildcats' 15-3 victory over the Simi Valley Pioneers. "We've been waiting for this ...
With their backs up against a wall from nearly the beginning, the Hart Indians never stopped battling.
The tension in the gym rose with each passing point, as the Saugus Centurions closed in on breaking the longest California streak of its kind ever. The Valencia Vikings weren't going to go down easily, rallying off three straight points to tie the game with Saugus sitting on match point. But the small hiccup wasn't enough to end the inevitable, as Saugus defeated Valencia 3-1 to end the Vikings' 112-game Foothill League ...
The Hart Indians swim team didn't waste much time flexing its muscle in opening up the Foothill League season.
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team stuck to its script on Wednesday afternoon. Once again, Canyon's bats got hot early and the Cowboys jumped out to an early lead en route to a 9-4 victory over the Saugus Centurions at Canyon High School. Canyon (7-3 overall, 2-1 Foothill League) was aggressive from the start, scoring four first-inning runs to put Saugus in an early hole. Canyon starting pitcher Max Weinstein held up his end as well, ...
The Valencia Vikings picked up right where they left off last season, defeating the Saugus Centurions 15-3 in Tuesday's Foothill League opener at Valencia High School.
Led by Hart High's Sophie Cortes and Valencia's Taylor Venegas, five athletes from the Santa Clarita Valley earned All CIF-Southern Section honors when the teams were announced on Monday.
From the outside it looks simple. Get to the ready, dive in and swim. But what goes on in the water is much more complex than simply stringing together a series of strokes. And that's what Hart High swimmer Matt Johnson loves about the sport: it's analytical. "I really like to break down my races part by part and analyze how I'm going to swim each section," the 17 year old says. "It's kind ...
The Canyon Cowboys may be struggling in dual meets, but their diving team is among the best the Foothill League has to offer.
The Hart swim team, which has won 30 of the past 31 league titles, looks poised to win it again.
The Foothill League title might just be up for grabs this season, after Valencia won the Santa Clarita Valley Invitational earlier this month to put a scare into reigning champion Hart. The Indians return an older, experienced group to the Vikings' youth. But Valencia has skill , and just as importantly depth, as both are eyeing each other heading into the league season. The Indians appear to be the favorite, but anything could happen, ...
The Valencia Vikings doubles team of Chris Pope and Cameron Braun rose to the top at Saturday's Spring Smash at Valencia High School.
For the West Ranch Wildcats boys volleyball team, it all starts with the serve. That was as true as ever on Thursday night against the Alemany Warriors as West Ranch notched 21 total aces in a 3-0 sweep at West Ranch High School. The Wildcats won by scores of 25-15, 25-21 and 25-19. "We work on it a lot in practice. It was a huge factor today," said West Ranch head coach Nate Sparks of ...
Three fastballs, three home runs. The Valencia Vikings baseball team found itself down three runs right off the bat to an underdog Golden Valley Grizzlies team that, by all accounts, is supposed to be competitive in 2013 Foothill League play. But Vikings' pitcher J.D. Busfield settled down from there and the Valencia offense came to life in the fifth inning in a 10-3 Valencia victory in both teams' Foothill League opener at Valencia High School ...
Things got interesting on Saturday afternoon, as the College of the Canyons Cougars baseball team watched as the L.A. Valley Monarchs continued to close the gap on them throughout the afternoon.
The Saugus Centurions were visibly frustrated after their Oct. 25 loss to Hart.
The Hart Indians knew before they could look ahead to Valencia in week 9, they had to take care of a pesky Saugus Centurions team on Friday night at College of the Canyons.
It was starting to become a theme for Valencia Vikings football - a sluggish first-half offense gains steam before falling into a rhythm in the second half.
For both the Foothill and Bay leagues, last week's games were the final tuneup before league play, and the leagues' two top teams sit at the top of the latest CIF-Southern Section Northern Division rankings.
It was clear from the start what kind of day it would be for the Trinity Knights when they hosted the Ojai Valley Spuds on Saturday at Ojai Valley High School.
VALLEY GLEN - The Loyola Cubs may have dominated time of possession, but it was a span of just 32 seconds that decided their game with the Valencia Vikings on Friday night at Los Angeles Valley College. Valencia fumbled the kickoff after Loyola had regained the lead late in the third quarter, and Cubs running back Nico Evans punched in his fourth of five rushing touchdowns on the night in an eventual 39-20 victory. "The ...
Canyon (3-1) at Steele Canyon (2-2)
One wasn't sure she wanted to continue her soccer career after graduating from Hart.
West Ranch's versatility was on display Tuesday afternoon.
The Foothill League continues to have a significant impression on the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division poll.
Canyon (3-0) at Notre Dame (3-1)
It was over almost as quickly as it began for the Valencia girls tennis team on Thursday afternoon at Golden Valley High School.
The blueprint worked to perfection for the Hart Indians girls tennis team in its Foothill League opener on Tuesday afternoon.