And just like that, the regular season came to an end. Friday night saw the Foothill League hoops finales, with soccer finishing up on Thursday. Plenty of expected results came to fruition - but it was one shocking upset that really disrupted things at the top. Boys Basketball The Canyon Cowboys overcame a 17-point deficit against the Hart Indians to push Hart down to second in the final standings. That means West ...
After enduring a painful first half of Foothill League play, Canyon Cowboys boys basketball continued to preach the importance of getting better each game.
Saugus has been plagued by its inability to close games out, but the Centurions finally found some answers on the finale of the Foothill League season.
No way the West Ranch Wildcats were going to keep up. Not with pressure, piled on top of smothering pressure by the Valencia Vikings girls basketball team. That was the mind-set of a determined Valencia team that defeated West Ranch at West Ranch High on Friday 71-52. With the victory, the Vikings (20-7 overall, 9-1 Foothill League) split the Foothill League championship with Canyon. It marks the first title for Valencia since 2005. "Finally," said ...
It's hard to call the high school careers of Alia McCoy and Jaya Schultz anything else.
The Saugus Centurions girls basketball team may have led for nearly the entire night, but it sure bided its time before closing the door on the visiting Golden Valley Grizzlies.
One by one, as West Ranch Wildcats seniors exited the game late in the fourth quarter at West Ranch High, they kissed the school logo at center court.
When McKinley Kane showed up to Thursday's girls soccer match between her Hart Indians and the host Canyon Cowboys, she was surprised when Hart head coach Justin Lundin told her she was ineligible to play because she had reportedly missed a class earlier in the day.
Saugus knew it couldn't afford an upset-loss to Golden Valley on Thursday afternoon if it had any hopes of making the postseason.
The Hart Indians came into Foothill League play as the hottest team in boys soccer.
With as rich of an athletic history as the Valencia Vikings have had in so many other sports, somehow a Foothill League boys soccer championship has eluded the program all this time.
It's no secret Golden Valley Grizzlies girls soccer has struggled over the years. Multiple coaches, multiple losing seasons and only last place finishes. Slowly, though, things are starting to change. And it's being done with girls like senior Gabby Lopez, a four-year varsity player who has continually taken one for the team. "She was one of the players as soon as we got going, I looked at her and said I can work around her, ...
Valencia High senior safety and four-year varsity starter Tedric Thompson decided not to go to the school where his brother and friend play.
For the Valencia Vikings and Canyon Cowboys girls basketball teams, it's simple. If each team wins it splits the Foothill League title.
It all comes down to this. With one game remaining in the Foothill League boys soccer season, the Valencia Vikings and West Ranch Wildcats remain separated by a single point. Both teams missed an opportunity on Tuesday, with West Ranch drawing 1-1 with the Golden Valley Grizzlies and Valencia drawing 1-1 with the Hart Indians. As a result, West Ranch enters today's matchup with 22 points to the Vikings' 21. The two teams play today ...
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.