The Valencia girls basketball team knew its opponents would be tough in the first round of the CIF-SS Division IAA playoffs.
The Valencia girls soccer team entered the postseason on a hot streak that saw them end the year with three wins and a tie.
Three goals had already whizzed past Saugus goal keeper Maddie Hebert. Her team was deadlocked through three penalty kicks with Tesoro High of Rancho Santa Margarita in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs, and she knew it was time to make a save. And so she did. Hebert cooly knocked away Taylor Thurmond's kick to give the Centurions a lead, and senior Serena Smith-Banas kicked in the final penalty kick to ...
Trinity Classical Academy boys soccer knew it was in for a challenge in its first year as a varsity program.
It was a back-and forth-affair between the Saugus and Nipomo boys soccer teams in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division III playoffs at Nipomo High.
It may have been one game, but it was the culmination of so much more. The West Ranch girls soccer team entered the season with one goal - reach the playoffs for the first time in program history. And on Wednesday afternoon at Huntington Beach High School, they realized that goal. Even though that first playoff game ended in a 2-1 loss to Huntington Beach in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I ...
The Master's College women's basketball team was locked in a tight, back-and-forth affair with Westmont College for 40 minutes on Tuesday night at Bross Gym.
The Valencia girls soccer team may not be celebrating a league championship, but that may not matter when the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs start on Friday.
The Saugus girls soccer team faced more than its fair share of adversity this season, as it searched for a third straight Foothill League title.
In a matter of hours Tuesday, four Foothill League girls soccer teams saw their fates swing in wildly different directions. The day started off with West Ranch and Saugus battling to a 1-1 draw, opening up a golden opportunity for Hart to take control of the league title race with a win later in the day over Valencia. The Indians entered the day in a first-place tie with the Centurions. West Ranch took the field ...
After playing an emotionally charged match earlier in the league season, the sequel between the Saugus and West Ranch girls soccer teams lived up to the original.
Kendall Moskal didn't realize it at the time, but there was more than a victory on the line when she stepped up to the penalty spot to take her team's final penalty kick against nationally ranked Flintridge Sacred Heart on Dec. 28.
When it was all said and done, players from both the Valencia and Saugus girls soccer teams looked as though they didn't know whether to smile or cry.
This sort of thing seems to run in the family. One day after his brother Michael scored three goals in a win for the Trinity Classical Academy boys soccer team, Daniel Stratton scored the last three goals of the game to lead Santa Clarita Christian past Pacifica Christian of Santa Monica 6-0 in a Heritage League contest on Thursday afternoon at Canyon Country Park. And it wasn't even the only hat trick of the game. ...
The Trinity Classical Academy boys soccer team did everything but score a goal during the first 20 minutes against a rebuilding Westmark of Encino squad.
It was quite the Foothill League opener for reigning All-Santa Clarita Valley Player of the Year Kylie Sorenson on Tuesday afternoon.
There's no secret who should win the Foothill League title this season.
Ask your typical high school freshman where they want to attend college and you'll be lucky to get an answer.
USA Softball player and University of Oklahoma catcher Jessica Shults has another option for her post-collegiate career. The Hart graduate was selected fifth overall by the USSSA Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch softball league this week. She would join Valencia High graduate Jordan Taylor as the only Santa Clarita Valley products currently playing in the league. Taylor, coincidentally, is also on the Pride's roster. Shults would also join currently Oklahoma teammate, and arguably the ...
Diving isn't exactly a team sport.
With their backs up against a wall from nearly the beginning, the Hart Indians never stopped battling.
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.