The Hart Indians boys soccer team won its first two playoff games by limiting mistakes and finishing scoring chances.
Outmatched and undersized, the Saugus Centurions girls basketball team was defeated by the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks 51-35 in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoffs Wednesday at Saugus High.
No Santa Clarita Valley winter sports team can say what Canyon girls basketball can. Four years, four playoff quarterfinal appearances. The Canyon Cowboys pulled off the accomplishment by defeating the Kaiser Cats in Fontana 74-40 on Wednesday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs. Canyon (24-4) now plays at third-seeded Lynwood in Saturday's quarterfinal. "I think our kids have always pushed themselves," said Canyon head coach Chuck Johns on why his ...
This Valencia Vikings girls basketball game had so much going for it. Leadership, inside players, outside players, depth and a co-Foothill League championship going into the postseason. Yet Valencia had something very big going against it in the postseason - a series of roadblocks. The Vikings never got to the second one as the first one - the Centennial of Corona Huskies - defeated Valencia 60-41 Wednesday in Corona in the second round of the ...
The Valencia Vikings boys soccer team was defeated by the Valencia Vikings - or in a more clearer terms, the Temescal Canyon soccer team playing Valencia style soccer.
Nothing was going right. A missed layup here, a turnover there, a missed dunk there and a technical foul. Soon, the West Ranch boys basketball team's 13-point halftime lead disappeared. Then a 3-pointer here, a dunk there and grit everywhere in the fourth quarter led the Wildcats to a 63-53 win against Huntington Beach on Tuesday night at Huntington Beach High in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs. Now the Wildcats ...
This one was a little more emotional than most postgame goodbyes. Valencia players, filed one by one, made their way out of the team room and thanked head coach Rocket Collins, most with tears in their eyes. One prominent Viking couldn't talk. The Valencia Vikings lost 64-52 Tuesday night in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs at Valencia High to the Aliso Niguel Wolverines. The emotion stemmed from so much. Valencia ...
Things changed in a hurry for Hart Indians girls soccer on Tuesday. After Ally Perez scoring in the 34th minute to put the Indians ahead in their second-round CIF-Southern Section Division II contest with Chino Hills, the Huskies scored three goals in a seven minute span to win 3-1 at Chino Hills High School. Hart (13-8-7) led 1-0 at halftime before the Huskies' barrage ran from the 52nd minute to the 59th. "That's just a ...
The core group of seniors on the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls soccer players experienced a lot through the years.
After playing 100 minutes of scoreless soccer and four even rounds of penalty kicks, the Valencia Vikings girls soccer team needed a save and a goal to advance to the CIF-Southern Section Division II quarterfinals.
The ball just doesn't always bounce your way - and that's exactly what happened to the Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team in their CIF-Southern Section Division II playoff game with Wilson of Long Beach on Tuesday.
Forget what the calendar says, spring is practically here in the world of sports. Baseball, softball and boys volleyball can officially begin on Feb. 23 for local high schools. So, in turn, the CIF released its preseason polls for those sports on Monday. In baseball, the defending Foothill League champion West Ranch Wildcats are ninth in CIF-Southern Section Division I. Last season, the Wildcats finished 20-9-1 after advancing to the Division I semifinals before bowing ...
It's a simple question with no simple answer. What does make this year's Valencia Vikings boys soccer team so much better than the ones before? After a long, thoughtful pause, junior midfielder Colton Morgan finally offers his response. "I don't know," he says. "The way that we play together, the way that everybody does what they're supposed to do, that's what leads to our success." It's a fair explanation, but probably an incomplete one. Sure, ...
Valencia Vikings power forward Sandra Ikeora was in the doghouse early at Valencia High Saturday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IAA playoffs.
The Saugus Centurions girls basketball team knew the Sultana Sultans of Hesperia would want to send the ball inside in their first round CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoff game on Saturday night at Sultana High School.
Hart head swim coach Steve Neale isn't sure the last time both his boys varsity and girls varsity teams lost on the same day.
Trinity Classical Academy head coach John Brooks said he was shaking hands with Horizon High coaches after his Knights lost 52-33 in the second round of the CIF Division V State Basketball Championships in San Diego Saturday night when a Panthers coach paid a large compliment.
There are familiar sights this spring on weekday afternoons at West Ranch High School.
This past basketball season was one of the most exciting in recent memory because of the action on the floor and the support of the fans.
It's been a rough start for West Ranch Wildcats boys tennis in 2013.
Toward the end of last season, Hart High boys volleyball was playing at a high level and showing signs of vast improvement from earlier in the year.
Canyon junior quarterback Cade Apsay received his first scholarship offer Thursday from the University of Arizona, according to Canyon head coach Rich Gutierrez.
The last people saw of Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball was a heartbreaking first.
With a new head coach coming in at the last minute and a young team trying to recover from graduation losses, Golden Valley boys volleyball has its work cut out this season.
Canyon boys volleyball is a team trying to develop trust among one another.
The Valencia Vikings boys tennis team got a slight reprieve from what has been a demanding early season schedule in a 13-5 victory over the visiting Camarillo Scorpions on Tuesday afternoon at Valencia High School.
Don't close the book on this season just yet.
SANTA ANA - Immediately following every CIF championship game, a small ceremony takes place on the court where the champions and runners up receive plaques.
SANTA ANA - It was a plan the Trinity Classical Academy Knights had stuck with all season long - attack the basket and good things will happen.
He's the storm.