Hart softball faced its toughest test of the Foothill League season Tuesday night at the William S. Hart PONY Complex, beating Saugus 4-1 behind senior pitcher Destiny Rodino's 13 strikeouts and Devon Lindvall's three RBIs.
Perfection was in peril for Valencia boys tennis Tuesday. West Ranch nearly ended the Vikings' undefeated run through the Foothill League before falling 10-8 at home. However, one streak was brought to a halt Tuesday. Top Valencia singles player Tyler Gottshall fell for the first time in league when Jordan Hovis broke him for a 6-4 win during the second group of sets. The victory, which was one of three during an unblemished day for ...
For two-time defending CIF-Southern Section Division I softball champion Valencia, great pitching has always been a constant.
Pollsters believe Hart is a good softball team. They also feel that defending CIF-Southern Section Division I champion Valencia is solid. But they also seem to think that Norco's a little bit better. In the latest Division I poll, Norco leapfrogged Hart for the No. 1 ranking, as Mater Dei tumbled to No.4. That put Hart and Valencia at Nos. 2 and 3 respectively. Like Hart and Valencia, Norco's a hefty name in the Southern ...
In order to engage in interscholastic sports, students at local elementary private schools used to have to drive down to the San Fernando Valley. Between the traffic and pulling kids out of class early, the hassle became too much to endure.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team has played so well this season the Cardinals have their coach brimming with confidence.
Forget the errors, the dust-ups, the deficit and the rowdy crowd. When the West Ranch Wildcats needed to bash their way back against Saugus, that's exactly what they did. West Ranch cranked out 16 hits, nine extra-base hits and five home runs to blow past Saugus 16-11 in a wild affair and remains atop the Foothill League standings. "The biggest thing you want in any game you play is good pitching, defense and offense," said ...
Valencia High baseball continued its offensive onslaught on Canyon High this season, blasting six home runs, including two grand slams, in a 25-6 drubbing of the Cowboys at Valencia High School on Friday.
For two-and-a-half innings it looked like history might repeat itself. Two days after Golden Valley baseball notched its first win against Hart in the program's history, the Grizzlies held a two-run lead heading into the bottom of the third at Hart Friday. But the Indians quickly snapped out of their slump, pushing across three in the third en route to a 10-2 win. "These two games have been Jekyll and Hyde," said Hart head coach ...
Even before Saugus' and West Ranch's volleyball match began, a referee commented that it felt like there was a full moon out, and he thought it was going to be a strange evening at Saugus High with second place in the Foothill League on the line.
The sixth match of the Foothill League tennis season may have proved to be the biggest one for both Canyon and Hart Thurs-day afternoon.
The Golden Valley track and field team has the athletes to consistently win events in the Foothill League.
The Canyon boys swim team defeated Golden Valley 125-43 and the Canyon girls won 126-42 over Golden Valley Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
In its first meeting with Saugus, West Ranch's errors piled up to a loss. In Wednesday's rematch, the only things that piled up were West Ranch's hits. The Wildcats scored all nine of their runs over the final three innings and played solid defense to dispatch Saugus 9-2 and move into sole possession of first place in the Foothill League standings. West Ranch fell behind 2-0 in the first inning when Saugus' Aaron Hooper singled ...
Hart swimming has been the epitome of dominance for years, even decades, in the Foothill League.
SANTA MONICA - The Hart Indians faced another challenge on Friday night, and they didn't flinch.
VALLEY GLEN - The Loyola Cubs may have dominated time of possession, but it was a span of just 32 seconds that decided their game with the Valencia Vikings on Friday night at Los Angeles Valley College. Valencia fumbled the kickoff after Loyola had regained the lead late in the third quarter, and Cubs running back Nico Evans punched in his fourth of five rushing touchdowns on the night in an eventual 39-20 victory. "The ...
Canyon (3-1) at Steele Canyon (2-2)
This was the first one.
Valencia girls volleyball marched into Golden Valley's gym, played three efficient games and then quickly shuffled out.
Three football coaches with Santa Clarita Valley ties are part of a poll to determine the best coach in the state of California.
Neither team was going to come out of Tuesday's Foothill League girls volleyball opener with style points.
West Ranch's versatility was on display Tuesday afternoon.
Year in and year out, depth is what separates the pack in Foothill League girls golf.
The Foothill League continues to have a significant impression on the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division poll.
If the strength of the Foothill League were to be based solely on the number of returning starters, it would be a rough year for girls volleyball in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Whenever times get tough, Haley Lind's mom always reminds her of that winter in Colorado Springs.
The transition from Nick Jones' sophomore to junior year was a tough one.