The Hart girls basketball team started and ended well on Saturday night and that was all that mattered.
They don't give away the No. 2 seed to just anyone. That high seed went to the Saugus girls soccer team heading into the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs and in its first-round game at home against Rialto, the Centurions played a like a team every bit deserving of that distinction. The Foothill League champions dominated from beginning to end on Saturday afternoon, coasting to a 6-0 win over the Knights. "I told them we ...
MONTCLAIR - A late-game, two-man advantage was not enough for the Saugus High boys soccer team Friday, as the Centurions dropped an overtime heartbreaker to Montclair in the opening round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
The Hart High boys soccer team spent the majority of the season under the radar in the Foothill league, but finished the season strong with a tough win on the road over Canyon, earning the top seed in the Foothill league.
It was obvious how much Saugus' league-ending loss to Hart Feb. 8 felt like a knife to the heart.
Valencia High point guard Terrez Scott turned what could have been a costly botched inbounds play into a that's-what-I-meant-to-do play.
Saugus goalkeeper Marina Constantinou is part-player, part-coach, part-cosmotology student, and all effort.
LA CRESCENTA - Finishing its final four regular-season games on the road, the Valencia High girls basketball team carried over the traveling experience into its first playoff game of the season.
TEMECULA - The Canyon boys basketball team knew it would need to get a little something from everyone to get a win without point guard Mark Lewis, who was out with a concussion.
The Hart High boys basketball team scored 21 more points than it had all season Wednesday night in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II-AA playoffs and it still was nine points too few.
The Canyon High girls soccer team took an early exit from the playoffs as it lost 2-1 to Newbury Park Wednesday at Canyon High in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
Home court advantage was not enough as the Golden Valley boys basketball team fell to Burbank 70-51 in its CIF-Southern Section Division II-AA wild-card playoff game Wednesday.
Make it two UCLA Bruins for the Hart softball team. Indians junior outfielder Devon Lindvall, following the preseason lead of junior left-handed pitcher Destiny Rodino, has committed to play softball for UCLA. Spurning potential opportunities for scholarships from Stanford, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Minnesota and Cal State Fullerton, Lindvall will join the Bruins as a non-scholarship player with the hopes of earning one. "It's the place I've always fantasized about going to school," Lindvall ...
Canyon boys basketball head coach Chad Phillips can only laugh. Just imagine his vision before the season: Here I have this athletic point guard, tough as nails, who can score and dish. Then I have this 6-foot-10 center, with feet like a dancer and a knack for scoring and rebounding. I've got it made. He had to think it. After a 13-13 campaign and a 4-6 record through the minefield that is the Foothill League, ...
For half, it's game over. For the other half, it's just getting started. Both the boys and girls soccer teams from Saugus, Hart and Canyon high schools have each qualified for the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs while Golden Valley, Valencia and West Ranch were shut out by the pairings released Monday afternoon by the CIF-SS. Among the remaining teams are the two standouts from last year's trips to the playoffs - the semifinalist Saugus ...
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.