After struggling in two league losses last week, the Valencia softball team is back on a roll. Freshman pitcher Carly Mortensen escaped an early jam unscathed, and the Viking bats gradually came to life in a 9-1 victory over West Ranch Thursday at West Ranch High School. It was the second straight blowout for Valencia (22-6, 6-2), which dropped two games last week and found itself chasing Hart and Saugus atop the Foothill League standings. ...
An announcement is expected by the end of the week on the hiring of boys and girls basketball coaches at Golden Valley High.
Saugus head baseball coach John Maggiora said his team's emphasis is on pitching and defense.
One might have expected a high-scoring affair when the explosive offenses of West Ranch and Valencia got together Wednesday afternoon.
Coming into Wednesday's Foothill League boys tennis finals one fact was certain: The day was going to belong to Valencia and West Ranch.
Saugus boys volleyball set itself up for a potential playoff birth with a dominant win at West Ranch Tuesday.
The stage has been set for the 2009 Foothill League track finals. The usual suspects headlined the day on the boys side at the Foothill League prelims Tuesday at Canyon High School, while the Valencia and Saugus girls flexed their muscles on the track. Saugus' Josh Coefield earned the top time in the 100-meter dash at 11.35 seconds and the 200 at 22.82. Other qualifiers in the 100 include Canyon's Shane Habberstad, Cody Moore and ...
The first step to recovery for Valencia softball Tuesday was a perfect blowout. After suffering losses to Saugus and Canyon last week, the Vikings defeated Golden Valley (6-15, 0-7) on the Grizzlies' home turf 15-0 as freshman pitcher Carly Mortensen tossed a five-inning perfect game, striking out 11 batters. "Things happen for a reason," said Valencia head coach Donna Lee. "We hit a bump in the road. We have to turn the page. We can't ...
It was a good day to be a seeded tennis player at the Foothill League boys tennis prelims Tuesday at the Paseo Club.
Hart's Maggie Hanson, Jordan Danny and Nick Korth each broke league records at the Foothill League preliminary swimming meet held at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
For the first time in school history, West Ranch High has a No. 1-ranked team. The Wildcats baseball team was ranked No. 1 in the poll released Monday for CIF-Southern Section Division I.
Canyon football held its first-ever Hall of Fame ceremony Saturday night, enshrining a heavy-hitting class. Six-time CIF championship coach at Canyon Harry Welch, former quarterback Nate Longshore and former lineman Brent Parkinson were all honored at a home in Sand Canyon Saturday night.
The West Ranch varsity tennis program is only three years old, but there is no question who has become the face of the young program.
The moment Billy Fredrick found out he had diabetes, his mind was on something else. "Can I still play baseball?" he asked the doctor. He certainly could – and he certainly has. Fredrick, a 14-year-old Canyon Country native, has evolved into one of the best young baseball players in the Santa Clarita Valley. His numbers in Canyon Country Little League are staggering. Fredrick plays shortstop and also pitches periodically for the CCLL Cardinals, but his ...
Golden Valley is a baseball program on the rise, but it isn't going to take steps forward by shooting itself in the foot.
The Canyon High girls cross country team continued its impressive season with an upset over seven-time defending Foothill League and state champion Saugus team.
It was over almost as quickly as it began for the Valencia girls tennis team on Thursday afternoon at Golden Valley High School.
Golden Valley girls golf really is the front-runner for the Foothill League title.
Somewhere, there's a young athlete looking at Abigail Frankian and thinking, "I hope to be like her some day."
The blueprint worked to perfection for the Hart Indians girls tennis team in its Foothill League opener on Tuesday afternoon.
The biggest change in this week's CIF-Southern section Northern Division poll was a result of West Ranch's 20-9 loss to Thousand Oaks.
There's an interesting dynamic in the Foothill League this season.
Tennis doubles partners are generally pretty close - the idea being that off-the-court chemistry leads to on-the-court success.
West Ranch football went out of its way to put an emphasis on passing the ball more this year.
Coming off their first varsity victory in school history last week, the Albert Einstein Academy Rockets were hoping to double that total on Saturday when they traveled to take on the Calvary Chapel Grizzlies in Downey.
Five turnovers on Trinity Classical Academy football's first five possessions spelled disaster.
Four straight subpar offensive drives to start the game and a 13-point deficit made Valencia High School's long trip to Righetti High of Santa Maria appear to be a waste early on.
VENTURA - Even when the bounces don't go in favor of the Saugus Centurions, they're still finding ways to win.