Jessica Shults is self-admittedly loud. Like your typical teenager, she likes to talk, a lot. On the softball field, that enthusiasm has made the Hart junior a special player. Shults has an innate ability to mix fun with work.
Varsity baseball Saugus 16 Golden Valley 0 The Centurions (16-8, 9-4) handled the Grizzlies easily 16-0. Tyler Brubaker hit a home run and had 5 RBIs, Zach Vincej went 3-3 with four RBIs, and Brett Piper went 4-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs. Saugus next plays Valencia on Wednesday. Varsity Softball Santa Clarita Christian 20 Buckley 9 Santa Clarita Christian (8-8. 6-6) beat Buckley 20-9 behind winning pitcher Carly Asher who gave up ...
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.
This one was a little more emotional than most postgame goodbyes.
Things changed in a hurry for Hart Indians girls soccer on Tuesday.
The core group of seniors on the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls soccer players experienced a lot through the years.
After playing 100 minutes of scoreless soccer and four even rounds of penalty kicks, the Valencia Vikings girls soccer team needed a save and a goal to advance to the CIF-Southern Section Division II quarterfinals.
The ball just doesn't always bounce your way - and that's exactly what happened to the Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team in their CIF-Southern Section Division II playoff game with Wilson of Long Beach on Tuesday.
Forget what the calendar says, spring is practically here in the world of sports.
It's a simple question with no simple answer.