During Tuesday afternoon's practice for the Saugus baseball team, ex-Centurion head coach Doug Worley stopped by and spoke to the team for about 15 minutes about the game, and more specifically the art of hitting.
Playing within the friendly confines of its home field for the first time in 2008, the Hart Indians softball team quickly found its comfort zone and rolled to a 17-0 victory Tuesday afternoon. The Indians (8-3), having played their first nine games away from home, used power hitting and precise pitching to wear down the Chaminade Eagles in a four and a half inning mercy rule victory. "It doesn't matter who we play, we have ...
With Valencia boys tennis having already clinched a win in the Foothill League opener against West Ranch Tuesday, both teams lined up along the final court on the West Ranch campus for the final set. They stood to watch a seesaw battle between the Wildcats doubles team of Jason Oh and Patrick Fuentes and Valencia's Alex Pick and Matt Cheng.
Thanks to a climate which features mostly year-around sunshine, Southern California is a hotbed for some of the best swimmers in the country. That is certainly no exception in the Santa Clarita valley, where some of the best programs in the state reside.
The view from the top this year looks about the same as last year in boys tennis. There isn't a lot of mystery as to who you have to go through to win the Foothill League. The talent at the top looks pretty similar to 2007. That includes Jack Zapala of Valencia, who won the league singles title last year. His teammate Tyler Gottshall is back for a sophomore campaign, playing No. 2 singles behind ...
It's the start of something new for Saugus basketball. Well, sort of. Monday afternoon at Saugus High the Centurions introduced new basketball coaches Derek Ballard and Kent Eaton with Ballard taking over the boys program from Jeff Hallman and Eaton now piloting the girls squad replacing Eric Olsson. While the coaches are new to the head coach title, they both come from in house and have coached at Saugus for at least the past three ...
Just six days prior to Friday's volleyball match with Santa Barbara, Valencia fell to the Dons in the Best of the West tournament championship in San Diego.
One game into the Foothill League baseball season and Valencia's Robbie Mouselli is already in vintage 2007 form.
If the last two starts from Hart's Michael Montgomery are any indication, it could be a long season for opposing Foothill League hitters when they face the Indians.
Three years ago it was pretty evident what the 2008 Foothill League baseball landscape would look like - at least at the top of the hill.
The Saugus softball team made four errors on Wednesday against Westlake and they were all costly.
This time it's for real. Saugus High girls basketball head coach Eric Olsson has resigned for the second time in a year, but now it's official. Olsson informed his administration Tuesday morning that due to health concerns, he could no longer coach the Centurions. Olsson resigned March 1, 2007 and intended to become an assistant coach for the College of the Canyons women's basketball team, but had a change of heart and returned 13 days ...
This time last year, Hart High's Joel Peluffo wasn't even playing soccer at the high school level.
You could hear it in opposing coaches' voices when Hart's Sarina Coutin touched the ball.
The first thing you notice about Canyon high senior Cody Anderson is his size. At 6-foot-10 and 280 pounds, Anderson is an anomaly in this valley. There have been Santa Clarita Valley basketball players who have possessed similar size, not many though. But a major difference is that Anderson had so much of what the others didn't have - from feet up. Anderson's footwork was impeccable. He was light on his feet, able to move ...
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.
Last season, Hart Indians' running back Connor Wingenroth tormented the Ridgeview High School defense.
Two weeks after knocking off Clovis West in a resounding 48-0 victory, Canyon High made yet another major statement, defeating Quartz Hill 55-14 at Canyon High School's Harry Welch Stadium on Friday night.
The Golden Valley Grizzlies knew they had to stop Agoura running back Sean Bahr on Thursday night at Canyon High School.
The Hart Indians girls tennis team took two important steps during its Wednesday afternoon match with Calabasas at Hart High School.
Hart senior girls soccer player Sophie Cortes has committed to play for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Things aren't going to suddenly turn around over night for Canyon girls tennis.