The playoff-bound Valencia Vikings baseball team is making its presence known to every team it faces from now until the first round. The Vikings (19-6, 11-2), who clinched a spot in the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs with their win over West Ranch on Wednesday, gave yet another strong performance against the Wildcats on Friday at Curtis Sand and Gravel field defeating West Ranch 9-6.
Playing long toss with his pitching coach before the game Friday, Hart pitcher Trevor Bauer surprised even himself. He outthrew Ruben Escobar, a former Master's College star and draftee of the Cleveland Indians. That's when he knew he would have his stuff.
The Foothill League boys tennis finals were the perfect setting for the ascent of Canyon's Jason Ferlianto from unassuming freshman to one of the league's top players.
The only thing slow about the Hart swimming team is its bus. Arriving forty-five minutes late to the Foothill League Finals because the bus carrying the team got into a minor fender bender couldn't prevent the Indians swimmers from having a speedy day once they hit the water. Afterall, their t-shirts read: "Excellence...it's in the water." Indeed, Hart was excellent in the pool, capturing the boys and girls Foothill League titles, the 21st and 26th, ...
Finally, the ball rolled Valencia's way. And even when it started to veer toward Hart, the Vikings made sure there would be no seventh inning heroics from the Indians. After losing to the Hart softball team in their first meeting in a dramatic seventh inning Indian comeback, Valencia (22-5, 7-1) bounced back and squeezed past Hart (20-4, 8-1) 2-1 Thursday afternoon at Newhall Park. "We finally got the breaks. Maybe they are going to go ...
For whichever high school Christian Lopes was going to, he was supposed to make an instant impact.
Hart High's baseball team defeated Canyon at Bud Murray field 10-2 on Wednesday. Indians starting pitcher Michael Montgomery, despite having what he called a "sporadic" game, allowed three hits, walked five, allowed one earned run and struck out 12. He struck out the side in the second inning with just nine pitches. "I wish I could do that every inning," Montgomery said. "That's what happens when you execute your pitches." The Indians broke the game ...
For the most part, the Foothill League Boys Tennis Preliminaries held serve. All four top seeds in singles advanced to today's semifinals and three of the four seeded teams advanced in doubles. There was one curveball, though, albeit a curveball that was widely expected. Valencia's Tyler Gottshall and Jack Zapala who played singles all season and would have most likely been seeded No. 1 and No. 2 in the singles draw, entered the tournament as ...
A couple of years ago, a trio of kids with ties to Canyon basketball all worked together so that one day they could play their sport at the next level.
Under the lights of the William S. Hart Softball Complex , the Hart varsity softball team defeated Saugus 6-0 on Tuesday.
The Foothill League prelims for track and field were held at the College of the Canyons on Tuesday.
He may only be a freshman but Valencia swimmer Bob Hwang has some lofty aspirations. "I'm just planning on beating the records for our school," Hwang said matter of factly. At the Foothill League preliminaries Tuesday afternoon, Hwang wasn't too far off. In winning the 100-yard butterfly, he was one second off the Valencia record. He won the 200-yard freestyle as well, finishing in 1:45.86, topping his seed time of 1.46.30 and automatically qualifying him ...
Canyon High student/athlete Stephen Wirthlin said he's lucky to be alive after a car accident on Saturday morning in Gorman.
Hart baseball's biggest accomplishment in 2008 thus far is the team being in first place in the ultra-competitive Foothill League - to some.
Inspiration came early for Kearsten Livingstone, the Canyon High sophomore who has already accomplished so much in her young swimming career.
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.