It has been more than two decades since Hart baseball last failed to make the playoffs. But the Indians' streak was put in jeopardy Wednesday at Saugus as a Centurion victory would have put Hart three games behind Saugus for the third and final guaranteed Foothill League playoff berth with only five games left to play. The Cents and Indians battled for 11 innings before Trevor Brown legged out an infield, RBI single to give ...
With the Foothill League finals just around the corner, Hart head swim coach Steve Neale held a serious meeting prior to Wednesday's regular-season finale against Saugus.
Saugus track and field head coach Christian Standley stood in the Hart High School infield, soaking wet after getting a water cooler bath from members of his boys team.
Peaking at the right time is a key to postseason success in any sport, and West Ranch boys tennis looks like its on point at the perfect time, notching a 14-4 win over Canyon at home Tuesday.
Almost three years to the day since it last defeated Valencia softball, Saugus pulled off a shocker Tuesday.
All that talk of the Valencia being vulnerable in the Foothill League this season has sure died down lately.
It appears that Canyon graduate Nate Longshore does have a destination. According to various media reports, including one from the San Francisco Chronicle, the former Cal quarterback will try out for the Miami Dolphins at their rookie training camp. A message to Longshore was not returned, but a family source confirmed that he is flying to Miami today. Longshore played in all 13 games in 2008 for Cal, throwing for 1,051 yards with 10 touchdowns ...
Collin Wheeler may have just golfed himself into the CIF playoffs. What he definitely did was put his West Ranch team in a better position. The 2007 Newhall Land Cup champion shot a co-medalist round of 3-under 69, with Valencia's Jonathan Chang, at TPC Valencia Tuesday. The Wildcats as a team posted a 375, 10 strokes better than Valencia, which it came into the Newhall Land Cup, the Foothill League's fifth match, tied with for ...
At the start of the 2004-05 boys basketball season, Ryan Peters was a nondescript high school newcomer playing for the freshman team at Valencia High School. At the start of the 2009-10 college basketball season, Peters will suit up as Lehigh University's point guard of the future.
It is every athlete's greatest fear. Cal State Bakersfield guard Kelley Tarver said it sounded like the crunching of a "bag of potato chips." Cal Poly Pomona forward Megan Ford said the rehabilitation process was like "Chinese water torture." Both called the pain "indescribable." If severe enough, and without the proper treatment, an injury to an athlete's knee can be career-ending. Scarier still, it could happen to any high school athlete. According to a study ...
In a league where any team can beat any team on any given day, a Foothill League sweep is extremely valuable.
The Saugus High baseball team put itself back into contention in the Foothill League with a 9-0 win over Canyon on Friday at Canyon High, completing a season sweep for the Centurions.
After being outscored by a combined 35 runs in the first two games of the series, the Golden Valley High baseball team finally managed to put up a fight against West Ranch.
To celebrate senior day, the Saugus girls track and field team continued a tradition of success while the boys hope they established one.
It's a brand new ball game. Valencia put some emphasis on its Foothill League golf win, out-distancing West Ranch 364-378. The victory broke West Ranch's nine-match Foothill League winning streak and unofficially put the Vikings into a tie for first place. "I was so proud of my team," said Valencia golfer Max Homa, who shot a medalist performance of 5-under 66 at Robinson Ranch Thursday. "We walked out, the five us, I was carrying (teammate) ...
The Valencia Vikings girls tennis program began the second leg of the Foothill League season with a big 12-6 win over the West Ranch Wildcats at West Ranch on Monday in a make-up match for Wednesday's rain-out.
Kindly excuse anyone for calling this year's Canyon High girls cross country team a surprise.
Santa Clarita Christian football has played its fair share of tough, physical teams this season, some of them in higher divisions.
The four-time defending Foothill League champion Valencia Vikings can be content with a 38-24 win over the Saugus Centurions on Friday at College of the Canyons.
On the opening night of Foothill League football, the Golden Valley Grizzlies won a battle. But the Canyon Cowboys won the war.
The Hart Indians couldn't quite deliver a knockout punch.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team could say it expected to beat a highly thought of Desert Christian of Bermunda Dunes and it would be believable. But if any Knight says he expected his team to wallop the Conquerors, the CIF-Southern Section 8-man Division I No. 5 team, 48-0, then they might be fibbing. Yet the Knights not only beat the Conquerors that badly on Friday afternoon at West Ranch High, they humiliated Desert ...
Canyon did it to Golden Valley earlier this season, now the Grizzlies have done it to the Cowboys.
The West Ranch Wildcats continued their unbeaten start to Foothill League play with a 3-1 victory over Saugus on Thursday at Saugus High.
Be careful about what you think you know.
Hart High quarterback Brady White never invited you here.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright held the hug with catcher Yadier Molina a few extra seconds, soaking in his latest pressure-packed performance for the St. Louis Cardinals.
At this point, Golden Valley girls golf has the lead and will need to close things out on Oct. 22 and 23 in the final two league matches in order to win its first Foothill League championship.
It's not often an athlete truly comes out of nowhere to the surprise of rival players and coaches around the valley.
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.