The Valencia Vikings girls soccer program has made it clear that it's goal is to win the Foothill League.
The Saugus Centurions boys basketball team knows its backs are up against the wall after a slow start to the Foothill League season.
When his team tied with the Hart Indians on Friday, Valencia Vikings girls soccer head coach Sean O'Connell said everyone would have to wait and see who blinked first.
The last time Valencia girls soccer won a Foothill League title, senior Lindsay Bos could only watch.
While the Valencia Vikings boys basketball team saw its undefeated start to the Foothill League season come to an end on Friday night, the girls team was doing just the opposite. Sandra Ikeora was dominant for the Vikings in a 67-42 victory over the rival Hart Indians, scoring 24 points and pulling down 12 rebounds, while teammate Kalia Summerlin added 18 points and dished out five assists. "(Ikeora's) the key. We've been telling her ...
With the Foothill League focused on a matchup of heavyweights, the Hart Indians and Valencia Vikings girls soccer programs battling it out to a 1-1 draw on Friday night, it might have been easy to miss just how crazy of an evening it was.
There's always that one moment when everything starts to click.
Neither Valencia, nor Hart girls soccer was willing to change its attacking philosophy on Friday night at Valencia High School - and that made for a wild matchup of the top two teams in the Foothill League.
And the roll continues. After entering Tuesday's tilt with Golden Valley on an eight game winning streak, the Hart girls soccer team won its ninth game in a row, 3-0, over the Grizzlies at Hart High. The Indians controlled the field for much of the contest, with Golden Valley playing a defensive-minded style. Hart (9-2-5 overall, 3-0 Foothill League) pressured from the start, breaking through in the 24th minute on a header by Michaela Rickard ...
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team knew it was taking on a depleted Citrus College squad on Saturday evening at College of the Canyons.
The West Ranch girls soccer team did almost everything right during the first half on Friday afternoon.
With one of its top scorers, Lewis Stallworth, lying on the ground holding his ankle, and down nine points on the road to Saugus, the Hart High boys basketball team wasn't willing to roll over.
The Valencia girls soccer had a golden opportunity to start the Foothill League season with a momentum-building win over three-time defending league champion Saugus on Tuesday afternoon at Saugus High in both teams league openers.
Saugus girls soccer is used to setting new benchmarks for the next year's squad to eclipse.
Last year may not have played out quite like Saugus' perfect 10-0 league run the previous season, but it sure ended in familiar fashion.
Scorer, distributor, decision-maker.
By Jon Stein
A year ago, the Trinity Knights boys basketball team knew it had something special in a crop of seven incoming freshman.