Prep playoffs are the unknown. If ever that statement was true for the local survivors, it's right now. Three boys basketball teams, two girls soccer and one girls basketball team remain in the CIF-Southern Section winter sports postseason. But here's where things get secretive. Whether it's just or not, and some people have their opinions that it isn't, many teams do not make information accessible to outsiders. This makes it not only difficult for the ...
The 15 Foothill League championships, the two CIF-Southern Section divisional championships, the five-title game appearances and six semifinal visits - they all turned out to be hall-of-fame tickets for former Hart High varsity head girls basketball coach Dave Munroe.
The first playoff game in West Ranch girls basketball history ended Saturday in defeat. The Wildcats lost 71-36 to fifth-seeded Foothill High in Santa Ana in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A playoffs. Erin Ruiz led West Ranch with nine points, hitting a pair of 3-pointers. Seniors Anjelica Ostrea and Paige Herndon each scored eight points. The bigger Knights, led by junior Christina Marinacci who averages 22 points and 11.5 rebounds per ...
Valencia and Mission Viejo did battle for the second time this season Saturday, but unlike in December, the Viking girls basketball team couldn't come out on top in a 51-48 loss.
A tough draw was too much to overcome for a young Canyon girls basketball team Saturday night. The Cowboys, two years off a first-round shocker in the playoffs, couldn't repeat history, losing 80-56 to third-seeded Mira Costa of Manhattan Beach in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A playoffs. "They are a very, very, very good team. They can play any style, any place anywhere," said Canyon head coach Stan Delus. Delus went ...
The free-throw shooting may have made the difference for the Saugus girls basketball team, as they were downed by Dana Hills High 56-41 Saturday at Saugus High.
Hart girls soccer team's offense was charged up Saturday as much on the field as off the field - if you want to consider out of bounds off the field.
The Hart girls basketball team started and ended well on Saturday night and that was all that mattered.
They don't give away the No. 2 seed to just anyone. That high seed went to the Saugus girls soccer team heading into the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs and in its first-round game at home against Rialto, the Centurions played a like a team every bit deserving of that distinction. The Foothill League champions dominated from beginning to end on Saturday afternoon, coasting to a 6-0 win over the Knights. "I told them we ...
MONTCLAIR - A late-game, two-man advantage was not enough for the Saugus High boys soccer team Friday, as the Centurions dropped an overtime heartbreaker to Montclair in the opening round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
The Hart High boys soccer team spent the majority of the season under the radar in the Foothill league, but finished the season strong with a tough win on the road over Canyon, earning the top seed in the Foothill league.
It was obvious how much Saugus' league-ending loss to Hart Feb. 8 felt like a knife to the heart.
Valencia High point guard Terrez Scott turned what could have been a costly botched inbounds play into a that's-what-I-meant-to-do play.
Saugus goalkeeper Marina Constantinou is part-player, part-coach, part-cosmotology student, and all effort.
LA CRESCENTA - Finishing its final four regular-season games on the road, the Valencia High girls basketball team carried over the traveling experience into its first playoff game of the season.
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.
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.