The Foothill League track and field finals delivered the tight competition everyone expected - and at least one dominant victory that few expected. Thrilling finishes peppered the boys track events Friday at Valencia High, especially in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, while Golden Valley backed up its twin Foothill League team titles by winning 14 of the 32 total varsity events between the boys and the girls. Golden Valley's Azaria Hill won ...
For the first time since March 27, the Canyon Cowboys baseball team sits alone in first place of the Foothill League.
Something didn't feel quite right about the Hart Indians being up six runs on the West Ranch Wildcats on Friday at West Ranch High.
The Foothill League boys tennis finals on Thursday weren't all that different from your typical Valencia Vikings practice. Vikings against Vikings. Valencia occupied all the finals sports in singles and doubles. Eventually, it was sophomore Chad LeDuff who became this year's Foothill League singles champion and Sam Rebele and David Myers are this year's Foothill doubles champions. "It's pretty much the same thing. A little more pressure I guess," LeDuff said of the finals ...
It's not very often that the tone is set so early in a game, but on Thursday, the West Ranch Wildcats softball team walked out of the first inning with a lead and rode that momentum to its second straight outright Foothill League title. Starting pitcher Lexi Sorensen worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and pitched the Wildcats to a 4-2 victory over the Saugus Centurions at Saugus High School. ...
The Foothill League boys tennis prelims is usually an event of little surprise. It's more of a showcase for the league's top-tiered players. And Wednesday's prelims at The Paseo Club in Valencia held true to form. The top four seeded singles players and the top four seeded doubles teams all advanced to today's Foothill League Finals at The Paseo Club in Valencia. No Wednesday match went beyond two sets. The top two singles players and ...
This Foothill League continues to be the wackiest in one respect and the most competitive in another respect in recent memory.
The Canyon Cowboys have been involved in a lot of wild games in recent weeks in Foothill League play.
Not often in baseball does the winning team combine for less hits than the opposition, while also having its starting pitcher allow more earned runs than the losing team's starting pitcher.
Hart High sophomore Myles Franklin was named an All-State sophomore by Cal-Hi Sports. With the website's announcement of the All-State Boys Basketball Underclass team on Monday, Franklin was honored as one of California's top 20 sophomore players. The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 18 points, five assists and two steals per game this past season, which was his second as a varsity starter. He was also honored as a Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley first teamer.
The West Ranch Wildcats completed a season sweep through Foothill League play on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over the Valencia Vikings by scores of 22-25, 25-18, 25-17 and 26-24 at West Ranch High School.
The Foothill League was thrown a curve ball on Tuesday, and Valencia was one of the beneficiaries.
All the focus was on the track at Tuesday's Foothill League track and field prelims at Valencia High School. Qualifying heats were held for seven varsity events in both boys and girls on Tuesday, all of which were running events. Finals for the field events will be held on Friday at Valencia, along with the rest of the league finals. In the meantime, the stage has been set for some tight competition in multiple events ...
It's been a while, but on Thursday the Foothill League Finals boys meet is far from a sure thing.
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?
It wasn't even close - an 18-0 victory for the Saugus girls tennis team on Tuesday at Saugus High over the Alemany Warriors. And though the gauntlet part of the schedule is ahead, four wins in a week to start the season is doing a world of confidence-building for a young Centurions team. "They've experienced more success than what they've expected," said first-year head coach Ken Jeffris. "They're starting to believe in themselves. Winning will ...
When you lose two of the Santa Clarita Valley's top girls volleyball players, it's hard not to say you're rebuilding. But as the Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team showed on Tuesday night against the traditionally strong Notre Dame Academy Regal Gryphons in a 3-2 win, rebuilding doesn't mean the Vikings won't be competitive in 2013. "We are a very young team. There's a lot of learning, but everyone is working really hard," said outside hitter ...
No one can say the Foothill League isn't getting respect, at least from the CIF pollsters.