Going up against a much taller opponent, the solution for Valencia girls basketball was to do what it intends to do each and every game this season - hustle and rebound.
There is no Santa Clarita Valley girls basketball team this season that has to change things up more from the last than Saugus.
The Saugus girls soccer team looks to have reloaded in a hurry. A technically sound defense combined with a strong offensive attack propelled the Centurions to a 4-0 season-opening victory over Lancaster on Tuesday afternoon at Saugus High School. After winning its third straight Foothill League title last season, the Centurions (1-0) lost league Player of the Year Serena Smith-Banas, the league's strongest defensive player and current Texas Christian University athlete. Saugus also graduated last ...
This year's Valencia girls tennis team never went away easily. Its doubles team of Ashley Keith and Tina Inchalik embodied that attitude all season long. And although the pairing fought until the very last point on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Individual tournament on Tuesday, its run came to an end in the round of 32 at Whittier Narrows Tennis Center. Keith and Inchalik fell behind early in both sets and couldn't recover, eventually losing ...
It was a case of don't wake the sleeping giant at West Ranch High on Tuesday night. After a fast start, the Wildcats boys basketball team fell into a 2 1/2 quarter slumber against visiting Crespi of Encino and its big man Ako Kaluna was more frustrated than productive. Then a fourth-quarter surge keyed by an aggressive defense, a greater desire and the 6-foot-7-inch Kaluna led West Ranch to a 72-68 victory in the season ...
Once this Hart boys soccer team starts clicking, it appears to be pretty dangerous. Osmar Martinez scored two goals to help lead a second-half surge for Hart, which won 5-1 over Quartz Hill on Tuesday at Hart High School. Playing with its usual short-passing style that emphasizes maintaining possession, the Indians (2-0) came alive offensively and scored four of their five goals in the second half. "We started passing more to feet and then we ...
Sean Murphy was completely shut out in last year's All-Foothill League voting. This year, he was its Player of the Year. Murphy's dramatic one-season turnaround wasn't the only reason for his being voted the league's top player by its coaches. It was the fact that he had one of the best seasons for a quarterback in program history. The senior passed for 3,936 yards and a school record 38 touchdowns to 14 interceptions, and led ...
When all the Foothill League's coaches were surveyed at the beginning of the year, Delaney Knudsen was the popular pick for league player of the year.
Golden Valley freshman Bianca Tinoco stood in line with a smile on her face while waiting to go up on stage to be honored for what she had just done.
FRESNO – It was a tense couple of minutes for Saugus. The girls cross country team, surrounded by coaches, parents and alumni, could do nothing but wait. When the word finally arrived that Saugus had won its seventh straight state championship, the team celebrated as if it were the school's first. The girls team won the CIF State Division II championship by its slimmest margin yet, led by sophomore Samantha Ortega's second-place finish in a ...
FRESNO – The seven state titles in a row almost diminish what this year's Saugus girls cross country team did.
At the CIF State Cross Country finals in Fresno, the Saugus girls cross country team won its seventh straight state title on Saturday, winning by 11 points over La Costa Canyon.
If Saugus is the present cross country power, maybe Golden Valley is the future. Golden Valley will be represented by just two runners on Saturday at the CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. The two Grizzlies headed to state are senior Nolan Del Valle, who will run in the boys division II race, and freshman Bianca Tinoco, who set to make her state debut in girls Division II. In those same ...
It was midway through the fourth quarter at Valencia High Friday and the Vikings were trailing Palos Verdes by nine points in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division semifinals.
It's become an unofficial tradition in recent years for alumni to drop by Saugus High School the week of Thanksgiving to visit their old teammates and coaches on the girls cross country team.
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.
Lost in a 15-1 pounding of the Golden Valley Grizzlies on Friday at Saugus High School was the pitching of Saugus Centurions pitcher Chris Danielson.
Trailing by two runs in the top of the sixth, the Valencia Vikings baseball team came back in the final two innings to capture an 8-5 victory Friday at West Ranch.
It was said on Wednesday that the story in Canyon's Foothill League opening win against West Ranch was the Cowboys' offense.
For the West Ranch Wildcats boys volleyball team, it all starts with the serve.
The Signal's fourth annual SCV Hoops Finale is now days away and since the announcement of the game earlier in the week, an addition to the game has been made and players have given their commitments to play.
Three fastballs, three home runs.