For Hart High's Devin Rodriguez, it's been a busy summer. According the senior-to-be, the busiest ever.
Hart's spring 2009 baseball team will have an entirely different make-up. Spectators, coaches and players got a glimpse of what the Indians squad could look like in the first round of the Valley Invitational Baseball League, or VIBL, summer playoffs. Hart defeated Oak Park 13-3, at Bud Murray field on Friday. With the loss of 13 seniors from this season's Foothill League first place finishers, Hart head coach Jim Ozella said alterations in the roster ...
Vicky Donnelly once swam for James Klipfel. Now she's replacing him as the head swimming coach at Saugus High School.
A soon-to-be retired motorcycle police officer with seven years of travel ball coaching experience will take over next spring at West Ranch High School.
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy tournament finals continued at the Home Depot Center. Valencia's Eric Shannon was one of eleven athletes named to the Southern California Conference All-Star Team. His All-Star team status ranks him as one of the top eight goal keepers in the country in his age group. Shannon's LAFC BU18 club team, which is sponsored by Adidas, defeated CASL soccer club 5-2 on Wednesday to advance to the championship game which will ...
Jessica Spigner is cleaning up in the postseason like she did during. The Vikings pitcher and RBI machine was named the EA SPORTS Softball Player of the Year yesterday. For Spigner, who knocked in 37 runs during her senior season, it's the first national award she's received. "I was in shock," said Spigner, who found out in an E-mail from her mom Dyan. "I almost didn't believe it." The link in the E-mail, which sent ...
NEW YORK - His jersey neatly folded on a chair in front of New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano's locker Sunday afternoon, 2003 Hart High graduate Chris Valaika smiles and draws a check mark with his index finger.
Put another one on the board for Valencia. The Vikings girls basketball team played for the championship in the Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout on Saturday. The Vikings were victorious in their 47-44 win over Knight High School of Palmdale. Valencia went undefeated in the tournament having defeated Quartz Hill and the Wildcats of West Ranch before seeing Knight in the finals. While some Foothill League coaches prefer not to play league teams ...
Girls varsity hoops action continued from the College of the Canyons on Friday. In the Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout, Hart edged Notre Dame 28-25. Indians senior-to-be Briana Fitchpatrick led the squad in points with 14. Hart was defeated in Thursday's game against Burroughs and Indians head coach Zach Koebel said that this season it's all about development. "We're still learning," Koebel said. "We're just starting to get to a point where we ...
Playing in the same venue as star athletes David Beckham and Edson Buddle would be a dream come true for any young soccer player.
The best high school golfer in Southern California says his biggest moment of the 2007-08 school year, wasn't on the course - it was on the football field.
By the time West Ranch's opponent scored its first points in the Santa Clarita Summer Girls Basketball Shootout Thursday, Erin Ruiz had already sunk a trio of 3-pointers.
The swish of the net and the squeaking of tennis shoes - oh, the sounds of basketball. Local teams are already gearing up for girls varsity basketball season. Valencia, Hart and West Ranch are participating in the 2008 Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout at the College of the Canyons. Palmdale, Quartz Hill, Notre Dame, Burroughs, and Knight will also be apart of today's action. The tournament was started in the summer of 2003 by ...
Marching band, check; 4.3 GPA, check; Key Club member, check; the Foothill League's No. 1 freshman tennis player, check.
Valencia and Hart played for a basketball championship Sunday night. OK, it was only the Hart Summer Classic title game. Mismatched uniforms, cooling fans on full blast along the sidelines, and the loud sound of shoes squeaking on the floor were all indication that the Foothill League wasn't on the line. But when these two teams meet in winter it could be. Valencia and Hart are two of the early favorites for the league crown ...
The Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team is starting to figure out how good it is.
Up two games already and possessing an early lead in the third, Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals sophomore Kylie Brown had a message for her teammates: "Do not let down, let's go!"
After back-to-back losses to the Foothill League's top teams, the West Ranch Wildcats girls tennis team proved its still among the league's upper tier.
In a contest between two teams that were clearly evenly matched, the Valencia Vikings won the battle of endurance.
Valencia junior Lindsey Knudsen took full advantage of her two extra days off from school last week as students were given Monday and Tuesday off for fall break.
The entire CIF-Southern Section Northern Division is now into league play. This is when we should start seeing some significant movement in the polls.
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.