Hart baseball's biggest accomplishment in 2008 thus far is the team being in first place in the ultra-competitive Foothill League - to some.
Inspiration came early for Kearsten Livingstone, the Canyon High sophomore who has already accomplished so much in her young swimming career.
Trevor Bauer isn't your typical No. 2 high school starter. Even on a day when he didn't have his best stuff, the junior threw a season high 108 pitches, struck out nine and earned his ninth win of the season in a 7-5 win over Saugus. An ace in his own right, Bauer plays the Robin role for Hart's baseball team because senior southpaw Michael Montgomery is a unique talent and Bauer has no qualms ...
The West Ranch varsity baseball team defeated Canyon on Friday 7-0 on the Wildcats home field. Wildcats senior Charlie Gillies pitched a complete game shutout for the second game in a row. Gillies only allowed the Cowboys two hits and struck out four Canyon batters. "We wanted to come out and get the win," Gillies said. "I didn't have many strikeouts, but I was able to rely on my defense to back me up." Gillies ...
Saugus was merely delaying the inevitable. For the last seven years, the Valencia boys volleyball team had won the Foothill League championship and Thursday was its first opportunity to claim an eighth. Down 24-21 in the third game, the Vikings weren't about to let an undefeated league season slip away and a Foothill League championship wait another game. So, Valencia turned on the jets and scored the last five points of the game to claim ...
Valencia head softball coach Donna Lee was pretty clear after the Vikings win Thursday afternoon. "We are the best team in the league, we just have to start playing like it," Lee said.
The Hart boys track team ended its season on a high note defeating Saugus on Thursday, 72-64 on the Centurions field. It was a big day for Delano Howell as the Indian speedster capture for golds, including paarticipating in the climatic 4x400 relay.
The first time Canyon tennis coach Edgar Perfecto saw Jason Ferlianto play tennis, he knew he was seeing something special. Perfecto just didn't know how old this baby-faced kid was or if he'd be attending Canyon. He did know that Ferlianto, who was hitting with his dad on the Canyon tennis courts, had a lot of talent. When baby J, as he's called by his teammates, showed up at Canyon for tryouts, Perfecto was elated.
Hart's boys and girls varsity swim teams bested Saugus on Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center to clinch Foothill League titles.
Trevor Matern knew it was coming. He knew Hart was going to win and how it was going to play out.
Motivation comes in many forms. For some, it's words. For others, it's the past. Motivated to become champions, the West Ranch boys golf team and Hart High's Johnny MacArthur became just that Wednesday at TPC Valencia. West Ranch won its sixth league match out of six by shooting a team score of 385 at Wednesday's Foothill League Final/Newhall Land Cup. The Wildcats boys golf team is now the first Foothill League champion of any sport ...
It was a missed putt that ultimately cost Hart High golfer Johnny MacArthur the Foothill League Most Valuable Player in 2007.
The Saugus boys varsity tennis team swept Golden Valley 18-0 on Tuesday on the Grizzlies' home court.
The Valencia boys volleyball team rarely loses. In fact it only has two losses on the year, but one happened to come in one of its most recent matches. However, it wasn't Tuesday night against Foothill League rival Hart. It was Saturday afternoon in the finals of the Karch Kiraly Tournament of Champions in Santa Barbara as the Vikings fell to Newport Harbor for only their second loss of the year. Tuesday night, though, it ...
The Saugus varsity softball team defeated Golden Valley 8-2 on the Grizzlies home field on Tuesday.
West Ranch senior guard and 2013 Foothill League Boys Basketball Player of the Year Kevin Harris committed this week to play basketball for the University of California, San Diego. Harris averaged 19 points per game in Foothill League play leading the Wildcats to their first-ever outright league title. He was also an All-Foothill League and The Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley first-teamer as a junior. Harris, a 4.08 GPA student, had other interest, according to West ...
The Valencia Vikings picked up right where they left off last season, defeating the Saugus Centurions 15-3 in Tuesday's Foothill League opener at Valencia High School.
Led by Hart High's Sophie Cortes and Valencia's Taylor Venegas, five athletes from the Santa Clarita Valley earned All CIF-Southern Section honors when the teams were announced on Monday.
A year ago, the Valencia Vikings boys tennis pairing of Cameron Braun and David Myers walked all over the Foothill League when they went undefeated in league play before capturing a first place trophy at the year-end Foothill League tournament.
In recent years, the Valencia Vikings boys tennis team enters the Foothill League season as the clear favorites to capture a title, and all but once in the past 10 seasons have they failed to live up to that billing.
Tanner Skabelund grew up in an environment that demanded a lot.
It's hard to figure out which team has more pressure on it.
The Canyon Cowboys may be struggling in dual meets, but their diving team is among the best the Foothill League has to offer.
The Hart swim team, which has won 30 of the past 31 league titles, looks poised to win it again.
The Valencia Vikings doubles team of Chris Pope and Cameron Braun rose to the top at Saturday's Spring Smash at Valencia High School.