When Canyon High football head coach Rich Gutierrez thought of the idea of hosting a passing tournament in the spring, his goal was to get some top level football programs involved.
Was it the traditional display of dominance for the Foothill League? Not exactly. But Saturday's CIF-Southern Section Track and Field Championships provided a fair share of success and drama for Santa Clarita Valley athletes at Mt. San Antonio College. Though no Foothill League athlete won an individual CIF championship, eight competitors from five different schools qualified for the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet, which will take place on Friday at Cerritos College and will determine which ...
Clusters of runners whiz by every couple of minutes. Coaches stand with stopwatches in hand, once in awhile barking out times and instructions. The area surrounding this 400-meter long oval track is crawling with athletes. Some are running, some jumping and others stretching or warming up. This, in general terms, is where Golden Valley freshman Azaria Hill grew up. It's where she and her brother and sister used to hang out while their mom was ...
After Canyon baseball lost on Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Cowboys head coach Adam Schulhofer took the opportunity of having a quiet bus to give his players some good news.
This one hurts. The Trinity Classical Academy Knights made five costly errors in the first inning on Thursday and lost 6-4 to Coast Union High in Cambria in the first round of the CIF-Southern section Division VII playoffs. All six of the Broncos' runs came in that first inning. "We beat ourselves in the first inning," said Trinity head coach Mike Buchanan. It was an otherwise stellar performance for the Heritage League Pitcher of the ...
Scoring early and often, the Cardinals of Santa Clarita Christian cruised to a 23-6 victory over the Delphi Academy Dragons (9-11) in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Div. VII playoffs Thursday at Pete Reese Field on The Master's College.
Saugus Centurions softball is going to be looking back at this one for a while. In their first-round CIF-Southern Section Division I playoff game with the Orange Lutheran Lancers, the Centurions stranded nine runners in scoring position before falling on a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh, 2-1. Mariah Lopez took a tough loss in the circle, going 6 1/3 innings and allowing six hits with six strikeouts. "I'm really happy with her ...
After facing one of the best high school baseball teams in the nation, Valencia Vikings head coach Jared Snyder spelled it out in no uncertain terms. "They're that good," Snyder said. His Vikings lost 7-1 to the Harvard-Westlake Wolverines, Baseball America's No. 2 ranked team in the country, in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs on Thursday at Harvard-Westlake. Snyder continued his thought, "We had a chance in ...
LOS ANGELES - For an entire season, Canyon Cowboys baseball got away with the little mistakes and even won its first Foothill League title since 2002 despite them. The postseason wouldn't be as forgiving. Canyon lost 8-5 on Thursday to the Loyola Cubs at Loyola High School in Los Angeles in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs. The Cowboys (18-10) had a couple of mental breakdowns in the ...
The West Ranch Wildcats had to battle to the very last game of the regular season to win their second straight Foothill League baseball title.
The West Ranch Wildcats softball team did their part first - then they received a little help from an unlikely ally 67 miles away.
Hart High School's highly touted offensive duo has significant college offers on the table.
Tanner Skabelund helped lead his West Ranch Wildcats volleyball team to new heights across the last two years. Skabelund now has a new accomplishment of his own - Foothill League Boys Volleyball Player of the Year. The league's coaches chose the senior outside hitter as the league's top player after West Ranch finished the season as Foothill League champions with a perfect 10-0 league record. It was West Ranch's first league title in program ...
When Jonathan Morsch's high school swimming career came to an end on Saturday, it was the culmination of 11 years of swimming - an 11-year venture that took Morsch from swimming out of necessity to swimming because he was one of the best the Santa Clarita Valley had to offer.
In its first season since moving up from the Heritage League to the more competitive Liberty League, the Trinity Knights softball team accomplished a lot by making the postseason.
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.
Three solid, consistent games is all any coach can ask for of a volleyball team.
The Canyon Cowboys girls volleyball team struggled to get things going offensively in a 3-0 loss to the Burbank Bulldogs on Tuesday evening at Canyon High.