Going up against a much taller opponent, the solution for Valencia girls basketball was to do what it intends to do each and every game this season - hustle and rebound.
There is no Santa Clarita Valley girls basketball team this season that has to change things up more from the last than Saugus.
The Saugus girls soccer team looks to have reloaded in a hurry. A technically sound defense combined with a strong offensive attack propelled the Centurions to a 4-0 season-opening victory over Lancaster on Tuesday afternoon at Saugus High School. After winning its third straight Foothill League title last season, the Centurions (1-0) lost league Player of the Year Serena Smith-Banas, the league's strongest defensive player and current Texas Christian University athlete. Saugus also graduated last ...
This year's Valencia girls tennis team never went away easily. Its doubles team of Ashley Keith and Tina Inchalik embodied that attitude all season long. And although the pairing fought until the very last point on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Individual tournament on Tuesday, its run came to an end in the round of 32 at Whittier Narrows Tennis Center. Keith and Inchalik fell behind early in both sets and couldn't recover, eventually losing ...
It was a case of don't wake the sleeping giant at West Ranch High on Tuesday night. After a fast start, the Wildcats boys basketball team fell into a 2 1/2 quarter slumber against visiting Crespi of Encino and its big man Ako Kaluna was more frustrated than productive. Then a fourth-quarter surge keyed by an aggressive defense, a greater desire and the 6-foot-7-inch Kaluna led West Ranch to a 72-68 victory in the season ...
Once this Hart boys soccer team starts clicking, it appears to be pretty dangerous. Osmar Martinez scored two goals to help lead a second-half surge for Hart, which won 5-1 over Quartz Hill on Tuesday at Hart High School. Playing with its usual short-passing style that emphasizes maintaining possession, the Indians (2-0) came alive offensively and scored four of their five goals in the second half. "We started passing more to feet and then we ...
Sean Murphy was completely shut out in last year's All-Foothill League voting. This year, he was its Player of the Year. Murphy's dramatic one-season turnaround wasn't the only reason for his being voted the league's top player by its coaches. It was the fact that he had one of the best seasons for a quarterback in program history. The senior passed for 3,936 yards and a school record 38 touchdowns to 14 interceptions, and led ...
When all the Foothill League's coaches were surveyed at the beginning of the year, Delaney Knudsen was the popular pick for league player of the year.
Golden Valley freshman Bianca Tinoco stood in line with a smile on her face while waiting to go up on stage to be honored for what she had just done.
FRESNO – It was a tense couple of minutes for Saugus. The girls cross country team, surrounded by coaches, parents and alumni, could do nothing but wait. When the word finally arrived that Saugus had won its seventh straight state championship, the team celebrated as if it were the school's first. The girls team won the CIF State Division II championship by its slimmest margin yet, led by sophomore Samantha Ortega's second-place finish in a ...
FRESNO – The seven state titles in a row almost diminish what this year's Saugus girls cross country team did.
At the CIF State Cross Country finals in Fresno, the Saugus girls cross country team won its seventh straight state title on Saturday, winning by 11 points over La Costa Canyon.
If Saugus is the present cross country power, maybe Golden Valley is the future. Golden Valley will be represented by just two runners on Saturday at the CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. The two Grizzlies headed to state are senior Nolan Del Valle, who will run in the boys division II race, and freshman Bianca Tinoco, who set to make her state debut in girls Division II. In those same ...
It was midway through the fourth quarter at Valencia High Friday and the Vikings were trailing Palos Verdes by nine points in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division semifinals.
It's become an unofficial tradition in recent years for alumni to drop by Saugus High School the week of Thanksgiving to visit their old teammates and coaches on the girls cross country team.
Forget what the calendar says, spring is practically here in the world of sports.
It's a simple question with no simple answer.
Valencia Vikings power forward Sandra Ikeora was in the doghouse early at Valencia High Saturday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IAA playoffs.
The Saugus Centurions girls basketball team knew the Sultana Sultans of Hesperia would want to send the ball inside in their first round CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoff game on Saturday night at Sultana High School.
Led by Kali Vittallo, the No. 6 seeded Canyon Cowboys girls basketball team defeated the Channel Islands Raiders 75-44 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs Saturday at Canyon High School.
PALMDALE – Everyone in the gym knew who the West Ranch Wildcats girls basketball team needed to stop.
It was only fitting.
The Saugus Centurions boys basketball team kept things close through the first half against the host Redlands East Valley Wildcats in their first-round CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoff game on Friday night at Redlands East Valley High School.
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.
The strength of Valencia Vikings boys soccer all season has been the team's ability to hold onto leads, no matter the opponent.
TORRANCE - For Hart Indians boys basketball, it's wait till next year.
Two playoff games and two impressive victories this week has the Hart Indians boys soccer team looking like it is peaking at the right time.
The Valencia Vikings boys basketball team started the Foothill League season fast, then spun out to a 2-5 record in its last seven games.
Canyon Cowboys boys basketball had its chance to take the upper hand.
Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball continued their winning ways on Friday evening at East Rancho Dominguez Park, defeating the Hope Centre Lions 48-40 to advance to the third round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VI playoffs.