On a senior-laden team with several players who have played with each other since kindergarten, there's one player who the Canyon boys soccer community hadn't seen until the 2008-09 season began.
With the increasing media coverage of prep sports, National Signing Day is becoming a bigger event.
Finally, some sort of clarity. In Foothill League boys and girls soccer, a couple of games from Tuesday gave some answers. The first answer came from boys soccer. Canyon defeating Golden Valley 1-0 gave the Cowboys what would be considered a giant five-point lead over the Grizzlies in the race for the Foothill League title. The Cowboys could clinch as early as Tuesday. With Saugus defeating West Ranch 1-0 Tuesday, it gave the Centurions a ...
In the brief three-year varsity history of the West Ranch girls basketball program, no game was bigger than Tuesday night's.
When the Cowboys cut Golden Valley's lead to four points with a little more than four minutes to play in their boys basketball game at Canyon High, the Grizzlies looked to be in danger of suffering their second consecutive Foothill League loss.
For most of the game against Hart Tuesday, Valencia looked sluggish. When the game was truly in the balance, Valencia looked like its normal self. Down by one midway through the fourth quarter, the Vikings went on a 15-7 run to close the game and earn a 62-53 Foothill League victory over Hart. By forcing misses on defense, Valencia (18-5, 5-2) pushed the tempo and created high-percentage shots in transition to pull away. The first ...
Valencia maintained its spot atop the crowded girls soccer Foothill League standings with a 3-2 victory against Hart Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer scored five goals in the first 14 minutes at Central Park and routed Providence High School 7-0 on Tuesday to join Milken Community in a tie for first place in the Liberty League.
Valencia has struggled to keep leads lately. With the way Hart played in the second half Tuesday, it didn't matter. Hart came out fired up after halftime and closed the third quarter on a 17-2 run to beat Valencia 75-65 in a chippy game and sweep the regular season series with its Foothill League rival. Valencia held a 45-38 lead midway through the third quarter when Hart sprung ahead, and the Indians (16-8, 5-2) turned ...
West Ranch boys basketball may be getting healthy at the right time. After battling various injuries and illnesses, West Ranch was able to run out its full assembly of talent on Tuesday en route to a 68-58 home win over Saugus. Forward Hakeem Bradley made his return to the floor after missing a pair of games for the Wildcats (15-8, 4-3), and all-time West Ranch leading scorer David Franklin made his return to the scoring ...
Golden Valley boys soccer had the opportunity to take first place in the Foothill League on Tuesday night, potentially the last opportunity anyone had to catch the Cowboys.
Last week we focused on boys basketball in the first edition of around the divisions. This week, we take a look at girls basketball. But let's make some quick points on boys basketball.
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team is having a milestone season - thanks in large part to Kayla Gale's milestone accomplishment. The junior striker surpassed the 50-goal mark for her career by scoring three goals in a victory over AGBU High School of Pasadena in mid-January. Gale currently sits with 59 career goals, and Santa Clarita Christian is 14-2-1 overall and a lock to finish with the first winning record in the program's history.
We still have two weeks left in the regular season, which means a lot could still happen in Foothill League sports. But two of the races should become clearer this Tuesday.
Hart basketball's Patrick Abbott had possibly one of the ugliest stat lines to ever come out of the Hart High gymnasium.
Canyon (3-0) at Notre Dame (3-1)
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.