We used a headline for our Foothill League girls soccer preview that read: "Last team standing."
Snowboarder Marisa Watkins of Valencia won two medals at the Special Olympics Winter World Games in Boise, Idaho this week, including a gold.
After Golden Valley finished winless in the Foothill League last season, a league title seemed distant.
Entering Tuesday, three teams were tied atop the Foothill League girls soccer standings. Thanks to Canyon forward Elvia Contreras' goal in the 53rd minute at Harry Welch Stadium, Saugus has been eliminated from title contention. After a brief skirmish in front of the net, the Centurions defense attempted to clear the ball, but Contreras was in the right place at the right time to volley it home. There was nothing Saugus goalkeeper Bianca Lorenz could ...
Hart's hopes of sharing the Foothill League boys basketball title are still alive after a grueling 60-53 overtime win against West Ranch Tuesday.
Golden Valley held its Senior Day on Tuesday. Valencia was not a gracious guest. The Vikings blanked Golden Valley 4-0, which sets up a huge showdown Thursday between the Grizzlies (8-5-4, 3-3-3) and West Ranch. The game will likely determine who earns the third and final playoff spot in the Foothill League. Golden Valley head coach Phil Lopez hopes his team is more ready to play. "Unfortunately, we picked the worst day to have our ...
Hold that thought. The Saugus girls basketball team was hoping to win the Foothill League title on its home floor Tuesday, but Canyon had other ideas. The Cowboys (6-19, 5-4) rolled into Saugus and put the defensive clamps on the first-place Centurions (14-11, 7-2) while using an attacking offense to take out the Foothill League leaders 60-53 Tuesday night. With Valencia's 72-39 victory over Golden Valley Tuesday, the two teams are now tied for the ...
The Canyon boys soccer team may have clinched the Foothill League crown on Saturday, but after Tuesday's play there was one team in the league with less losses than the champion.
Despite the Canyon boys basketball team being 1-7 in the Foothill League heading into Tuesday's game against Saugus, the Cowboys' head coach had one goal for his team.
After a tumultuous season that has centered around controversy, the Hart girls basketball team made lasting memory that all the Indian players can cherish.
Coming into the season, Canyon senior quarterback Jordan Adamczyk was not on anyone's radar. But 2,622 yards and 26 touchdowns later, Adamczyk found himself at the top of all the Foothill League's passing statistics and has now committed to play at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.
We've reached the final week of Foothill League play and still noting is decided in girls soccer. Saugus, Valencia and Canyon are still tied atop the league standings.
Saugus High fashions itself as having a blue-collar athletic program. But being the underdog or being overshadowed rubbed Saugus girls basketball player Gabrielle Conn the wrong way.
The Foothill League has its first winter champion. Canyon boys soccer clinched the 2008-09 league championship Saturday, and the Cowboys didn't even have to play.
On Friday night at Valencia High, the two most important points of the night were scored seconds into the game. Returning to the court was senior David Stroud - cancer survivor and inspiration to his family, friends and community.
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.
It was clear from the start what kind of day it would be for the Trinity Knights when they hosted the Ojai Valley Spuds on Saturday at Ojai Valley High School.
CAMARILLO - Down by four points with 3:23 remaining in the fourth quarter, Saugus Centurions running back Blake Austin dove over right tackle at the 1-yard line to give his team what appeared to be a game-clinching first-and-goal opportunity against a reeling Camarillo Scorpions football team. But on a windy Friday night when offense was in short supply, the Scorpions defense held Saugus just short enough - squashing the Centurions' desperate comeback bid with ...
CHATSWORTH - For at least one night this season, the Golden Valley Grizzlies football team can feel like a perennial powerhouse.
One week after surrendering more points than it had in its first three games combined, the motivated Canyon defense bolstered the Cowboys to a 28-0 win over the Steele Canyon Cougars on Friday, some 175 miles from home in Spring Valley.
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)
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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.