Canyon baseball, the doormat of the Foothill League for the last decade, pulled the mat from underneath the Foothill League's teams this year and in heart-in-your-throat fashion defeated Valencia 3-2 at Valencia High on Thursday. With the win, Canyon (18-9 overall, 10-5 Foothill League) claimed a share of its first Foothill League championship since 2002. "I can't tell you how good it feels," said Canyon senior Max Weinstein. "It's been a long time coming. ...
No matter how the lineup was arranged, West Ranch Wildcats boys tennis was going to have a tough time.
The most successful boys tennis season in Golden Valley High history ended Wednesday with the Grizzlies losing 16-2 to La Canada High in La Canada in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
The Hart Indians boys tennis team is still alive in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs and it can thank two unlikely heroes.
Mother's Day is Sunday and Dylan Freyre will go camping with his mother, Stacy, to celebrate.
Valencia boys tennis head coach Annie Kellogg summed it up best by quoting the opposing coach.
West Ranch outfielder Tony Slauson verbally committed to Cal State Northridge earlier this month, according to Wildcats head coach Casey Burrill.
The Foothill League collectively went 0-for-3 in the boys volleyball playoffs this season. In the case of the Foothill second-place Hart Indians, it was a 3-0 loss by scores of 25-19, 25-18 and 25-19 to the Newport Harbor Sailors of Newport Beach on Tuesday at Newport Harbor High in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs. The loss made Hart's return to the playoffs a brief one after the Indians (17-14-1) missed ...
The Hart Indians nearly pulled off a remarkable win over the second-place Valencia Vikings with an inexperienced pitcher in the circle.
The Saugus Centurions entered the 2013 Foothill League softball season as league title favorites. On Tuesday afternoon at Canyon High School, the Centurions found themselves in the unfortunate position of simply fighting for a playoff spot in the season's final week. Their prospects are much higher now, though, with one win over Golden Valley separating them from the CIF-Southern Section Division I postseason after Tuesday's 10-1 victory over the Canyon Cowboys. The ...
Welcome to the top playoff division in Southern California. After moving up from CIF-Southern Section Division II last year to Division I this year, West Ranch was swept 3-0 by the Orange Lutheran Lancers on Tuesday night at West Ranch High School by scores of 25-21, 25-19, 25-19. It was a quick exit for the Foothill League champion Wildcats, who made it to the semifinals in the Division II bracket last year. ...
The door was just left open for West Ranch Wildcats baseball. And thanks to an early six-run rally against the Saugus Centurions, West Ranch walked through it. The Wildcats beat Saugus 11-4 on Tuesday at West Ranch High to move into a tie for first place in the Foothill League with one game to play. West Ranch came into the day one game behind Canyon for the league lead, but a Canyon ...
The Golden Valley Grizzlies made the most of their at-large bid into the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason. It was nearly as close as it could have possibly been on Tuesday afternoon at South Hills High School, but the Grizzlies prevailed in games 9-9 (81-76) over South Hills in the Division II wild-card round. It was the first playoff appearance and victory in program history for Golden Valley boys tennis. "I hope ...
With all the anticipation of Canyon possibly winning its first Foothill League title since 2002, something was lost in the equation. Valencia could still win it, too. And behind the sterling pitching of J.D. Busfield and the Vikings defense on Tuesday in Valencia's 4-0 win over Canyon at Canyon High, Valencia is in that position heading into Thursday's regular season finale. Now it needs to beat Canyon (17-9 overall, 9-5 Foothill League) and it ...
With so many strong teams in the field, not much was expected from the Foothill League's three teams in the CIF-Northern Team Divisional at Soule Park Golf Club in Ojai.
In 2011, Golden Valley girls golf was just trying to prove it wasn't a doormat in the Foothill League.
Two girls golfers - a sophomore and a junior - completely changed the Foothill League's outlook for 2013.
It's the rivalry that isn't, according to the girls.
By simply not playing Hart and Canyon survived what was an otherwise tough week for some of the top football teams in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division.
Terry Tamura has always been a talented running back.
Well that didn't take long.
The Hart High Indians have already been getting plenty of attention this season for their explosive offense.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights already had sizeable challenge in front of them in facing a CIF-Southern Section 8-man power on Friday.
It was a frustrating two weeks for Santa Clarita Christian football, as the Cardinals dropped their first two games of the season.
PALMDALE - The Knight Hawks football team made several key plays in the second half on Thursday night against the West Ranch Wildcats.
PALMDALE - Football games aren't won in the first half, but they can definitely be lost in that span.
Two straight shootout wins by Santa Clarita Valley football teams over a state power in a six-day span was a bit too much to ask on Thursday at Valencia High.
After a wild week of football last Friday, with Valencia upending CIF-Southern Section Northern Division No. 2 Palmdale, Hart outlasting state-power Chaminade and Canyon pitching a shutout, what can today provide?