VAN NUYS - If it's any consolation, Hart High baseball can call itself the 2013 Valley Invitational Baseball League champions.
When Hart High guard and senior-to-be Lewis Stallworth revealed that he received an athletic scholarship offer in June to play basketball at Seton Hall, it became a unique occurrence.
A full day at school, followed by homework in the car and then soccer practice? Just the life of a typical Santa Clarita Valley elite soccer player. As high school athletes continue to become more specialized in their individual sports, the importance of playing year-round has increased over the years. That might be more important in soccer than any other sport - and as a result, athletes are going to great lengths to put themselves ...
In March 2012 Canyon High's Kaila Sargema was ready to show college coaches why they should recruit the then senior at the Las Vegas Showcase.
From a competition standpoint, high school sports seasons only last a few months. But great teams and athletes are built when no one is looking. The sweat and anguish exerted during the summer can often make a big difference when players suit up for their school teams. It's not as if there's a one-size-fits-all approach, though. Each sport varies in the amount of individual versus team practicing throughout a given year. Cross country is one ...
Former varsity assistant coach Chris Stroh has taken over as head coach of the Valencia High swim program, replacing former coach Mike Bechtholdt.
After just one season, West Ranch lacrosse head coach Paul Gordon stepped down to pursue business ventures, the school's athletic director Cassandra Perez confirmed Wednesday.
Hart junior shortstop Nick Valaika continues to make a name for himself, as the standout was the only local athlete named to the Milwaukee Brewers 2013 Area Code Games roster.
The words were like music to her ears. "Are you ready to be a Zag?" asked an assistant Gonzaga University volleyball coach. West Ranch's Alexis Clewis had just been offered a spot on the team starting in 2014. "What? No way," she remembers thinking. "And I was really excited and I did the whole thing where my eyes got wide and I was like, 'Oh man, this is happening." Clewis, who will be a senior ...
In just one year, Valencia High right fielder Chad Bible has made a big impact in the Santa Clarita Valley.
If the coaches and players for the West Ranch baseball program did not fully grasp what it meant to be playing in the California Classic, a showcase that features some of the top ranked teams from across the state, they sure did by the fifth inning of their final game against Concord De La Salle on Sunday.
The Valencia Vikings did their part to help the six Southern California teams represent the bottom half of the Golden State well in the California Classic Elite Tournament.
Canyon High graduate and 2013 All-Santa Clarita Valley and All-Foothill League player of the year Max Weinstein was woken up early in July by a phone call from Santa Clarita Valley coaching legend and UC Irvine head baseball coach Mike Gillespie.
It's hard to say the inaugural California Classic is a tournament, because a winner isn't declared at the end.
In a tournament featuring some of the best high school baseball programs in California, the Valencia Vikings were determined not to open with a loss.
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.
LAKE BALBOA - With the Hart Indians on the 2-yard line late in the fourth quarter, the receivers started giving running back Connor Wingenroth a hard time.
OXNARD - Even after a bounce back victory, the bye week can't come soon enough for the West Ranch Wildcats football team.
A complete defensive effort and a second half surge helped the Valencia Vikings football team down a competitive Santa Monica Vikings squad 42-21 on Friday night at Valencia High School.
SHERMAN OAKS - This was a Canyon Cowboys team with a lot of momentum headed into Friday night's marquee matchup against a state power.
Valencia High junior baseball player Devin Davis verbally committed to Loyola Marymount University this week, his father Darrell confirmed.
Canyon (3-0) at Notre Dame (3-1)