Robbie Mousselli, the 2007 All-Santa Clarita Baseball Player of the Year, has come full circle.
IRVINE - It was a familiar sight. And yet it was unfamiliar. The Valencia softball team held the CIF Southern Section Division I Softball Championship plaque for the second straight season. But many of the faces were different. Valencia was the underdog. The prognosticators, the polls, and the preseason opinions were wrong. The Vikings beat undefeated Simi Valley 3-0 in the final game on Saturday at Deanna Manning Stadium in Irvine becoming the first back ...
You haven't heard a lot about Lelani Bernardino. Deservedly so, you've heard a lot about two of her teammates, one past teammate - 2007 state player of the year Jordan Taylor, one current - 2008 state player of the year candidate Jessica Spigner. But Bernardino is symbolic of what Valencia softball has been in 2008. Like her team, the senior outfielder has flown under the radar - probably unjustly. Valencia, the defending national champions and ...
And so it begins. The 2007-CIF Southern Section Division II champion Valencia softball team will defend its title today in the final round of CIF playoffs. Valencia (28-5-1) faces an undefeated Simi Valley squad today in the championship game at Deanna Manning Field in Irvine at 6:00p.m. The Pioneers have not dropped a single game this season, finishing atop the Marmonte League (30-0, 14-0) and entering into today's game as the No.1 seed in Division ...
No shock here-The 2008 CIF-Southern Section Division II champion Valencia Viking volleyball team was named national champions by Web site rivals.com.
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and now Johnny MacArthur. The Hart High senior joined elite company Thursday, winning the CIF-SCGA Southern Regional High School Championship at the SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta Valley. MacArthur shot a 5-under 67 and won the tournament in the second round of a playoff. The Foothill League Most Valuable Player was the only local out of three to advance to the CIF-CGA State High School Golf Championship on Tuesday. Valencia's Max ...
Hart's Jimmy Kelley has come a long way this season. The senior has advanced to the state finals in the 3200-meter event for the first time in his high school running career. As a matter of fact, Kelley had never advanced further than the CIF-Southern Section Division I prelims. Kelley qualified for the state finals on May 31 at the Masters Meet setting a mark of 9:12.80, the sixth best qualifying time in that event. ...
Patience, effective leadership skills and dedication; just a few traits of a successful baseball catcher.
Jessica Spigner did it all. Literally. Valencia's senior pitcher hit two home runs, drove in three runs, and made the game saving play as the Vikings advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division I Finals with a 3-2 win over Santiago Corona. "As she goes, we go," said Valencia coach Donna Lee. "She's our catalyst and she got us going from beginning to end." Spigner gave the Vikings an early cushion with a two run homer ...
CARSON - Give the Valencia boys volleyball team four chances to win a point and odds are they will find a way to win that point.
Christian Lopes didn't hit like a freshman. He didn't field, run, or do any baseball activity like a freshman. Off the field, he didn't act like a freshman either.
All season, Hart pitcher Michael Montgomery has proved that he has the mental strength to overcome any battle he faces on the mound.
In the 1980's, late May meant that basketball rivals the Celtics and the Lakers were preparing to face against one another in the NBA championships.
It looked so promising early. But as fast as Christian Lopes leadoff home run cleared the left field wall, Valencia's ship sunk even faster. In a season where the Vikings exceeded everyone else's expectations, their last game of the season was an aberration. The end result, a 13-2 blowout at the hands of Simi Valley. The Vikings couldn't field. They had four errors. "When you make four errors against a team like this you're not ...
Valencia High tennis players Jack Zapala and Tyler Gottshall competed in the CIF-Southern Section round of 16 on Friday. The duo competed amongst all divisions in the southern section at the Seal Beach Tennis Club.
West Ranch Wildcat Julia Lombardi hit the ball into center field for what appeared to the final out of the softball team's season.
Santa Clarita Christian baseball's performance on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VII playoffs fell right into line with what it has done throughout the season.
One of the best runners in Golden Valley High School history just finished his four-year career at the school.
They move quickly at Golden Valley High.
West Ranch High Student Ashlyn Matheus still can't run - but she can certainly ride.
Scott Drootin didn't guide the Golden Valley Grizzlies baseball team to any championships, but he built up the program in many other ways.
A movie documenting the 2012 Golden Valley football team will play to an invite-only audience on Wednesday at the Edwards Valencia Stadium 12 theaters.
When Canyon High football head coach Rich Gutierrez thought of the idea of hosting a passing tournament in the spring, his goal was to get some top level football programs involved.
Was it the traditional display of dominance for the Foothill League? Not exactly.
Clusters of runners whiz by every couple of minutes.
After Canyon baseball lost on Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Cowboys head coach Adam Schulhofer took the opportunity of having a quiet bus to give his players some good news.
This one hurts.
Scoring early and often, the Cardinals of Santa Clarita Christian cruised to a 23-6 victory over the Delphi Academy Dragons (9-11) in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Div. VII playoffs Thursday at Pete Reese Field on The Master's College.
Saugus Centurions softball is going to be looking back at this one for a while.