With the fall season just a few months away, Saugus and Valencia girls varsity basketball teams are already making preparations for what could be a very competitive season in the Foothill League.
After winning the Air Assault Passing Tournament in both of the past two seasons and three of the past four times, Valencia High School is off to another great start in trying to win this year's tournament.
Both Saugus and Valencia had good enough days at the Girls Varsity Saugus Summer Tournament. In the second games, Saugus beat Red Mesa, 72-64. Centurions Nicole Hicks scored 26 points. Amanda Scholl added 13 points, Kaylyn Martin had 12 points. Valencia won its game over Chaminade, 57-49. Jenny Lentz scored 18 points and Lindsey Hill had 11 points for the Vikings. Starla Wright added 18 points. Viewpark beat Hart, 72-53. Indian players Briana Fitchpatrick had ...
Football teams across the Foothill League will be competing in passing tournaments this weekend.
Chris Printz had a tough time sleeping this spring. After his Golden Valley boys basketball team went 0-10 in the Foothill League, the blame crept to the head coach's doorstop. He can sleep a little easier now, following the Grizzlies' 4-1 run in the War on the Floor Tournament that culminated in their 64-59 win over Clovis East on Tuesday to win the Silver Championship. "Last year we were a very young team," Printz said. ...
When you've got a cannon for an arm like Jordan Adamczyk, passing league can be a whole lot of fun.
High school football season may not officially be here yet. Unofficially, the sport got under way on Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the Saugus "Under the Lights" Passing Tournament at Central Park in Saugus. Players from Hart, Valencia, Saugus, Canyon and West Ranch competed in the two-day, 24-team tournament, which concludes at 5 p.m. tonight. The final game begins at 9 p.m. "I liked the fact we were in the finals in the ...
Valencia's head swim coach Kathleen Perdisatt has bid adieu to the Vikings team. Perdisatt stepped down after eight seasons with Valencia. She will be trading in her swimsuit and whistle for multiplication tables and book reports, as she transitions into teaching full-time at Bouquet Canyon Elementary School. She has been teaching second and third grades part-time for the past three years. Perdisatt said the time was right for her to desist her position as the ...
Valencia High's Max Homa shot a 5-over-par 76 in the final round of the American Junior Golf Association on Thursday.
It wasn't the sight of a typical Foothill League matchup between Valencia and Saugus. But it's summertime and the start of the VIBL season so competition isn't too thick­-not yet at least. Nonetheless, spectators, coaches, and players got a glimpse of what the make-up of spring 2009 baseball teams will look like. Saugus edged the Vikings, 8-7, on the Centurions home field on Wednesday. "Standings-wise, wins and losses these games aren't that important," Saugus head ...
His voice mail states he's either sleeping, eating or swimming. That's dedication. Nick Korth's tale is one of perseverance. The Hart High and Canyons Aquatic Club swim stand-out recently qualified, for the first time in his career, for the Junior National Championships in the 100-yard breaststroke. Korth set a mark of 1 minute, 7.66 seconds at the Janet Evans Invitational on June 7. "It's exciting and something that all swimmers of his age strive ...
Valencia's Max Homa competed in the first round of the American Junior Golf Association tournament on Tuesday. Homa posted an even-par 71 and was in a tie for fourth place.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) ­- Alan Ahmady hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning, five Fresno State pitchers combined to hold North Carolina scoreless for all but one inning and the upstart Bulldogs continued to surprise Tuesday night with a 5-3 victory in the College World Series.
Michael Montgomery made it official Monday. He inked his name on the dotted line, signing a contract with the Kansas City Royals at his agent's office in Encino. The terms were undisclosed.
The 2008 Valley Invitational Baseball League, or VIBL, began on Monday and teams from around the Foothill League compete in games played throughout the summer, with this year's championship game being held on July 31.
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.
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.