There was a game being played in the gymnasium. Two teams going at it with a goal to win. There were blowouts, close games and classics this season. That doesn't even include what happened on the court. The game was the one being played between the Foothill League's student sections. In a twice-a-week game of one-upsmanship, the six Foothill schools prided themselves on almost a fictional Foothill League title - the title of ...
With Monday's revealing of the boys and girls CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets, the postseason picture is complete for this year's winter sports.
Santa Clarita Valley basketball teams are spread out all over the CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets, which were released on Sunday afternoon.
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, ...
So much for the possibility of a frontrunner emerging early in the Foothill League.
The West Ranch Wildcats didn't panic after losing their first two Foothill League games.
The most unstable coaching jobs in the Santa Clarita Valley over the last couple of years took steps toward stability on Friday.
By Cary Osborne
The Hart Indians swim team didn't waste much time flexing its muscle in opening up the Foothill League season.
Regardless of how West Ranch Wildcats baseball got the win, the important thing is it got the win. The Wildcats are now on the board in Foothill League play after a 10-1 win over the Golden Valley Grizzlies on Wednesday at Golden Valley High. "It's a win and we needed to have one," said West Ranch head coach Casey Burrill. "If we want to find ourselves at the end of the season competing for a ...
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team stuck to its script on Wednesday afternoon. Once again, Canyon's bats got hot early and the Cowboys jumped out to an early lead en route to a 9-4 victory over the Saugus Centurions at Canyon High School. Canyon (7-3 overall, 2-1 Foothill League) was aggressive from the start, scoring four first-inning runs to put Saugus in an early hole. Canyon starting pitcher Max Weinstein held up his end as well, ...
There's a reason why many people thought going into Foothill League baseball play that the Valencia Vikings were the team to beat.
West Ranch senior guard and 2013 Foothill League Boys Basketball Player of the Year Kevin Harris committed this week to play basketball for the University of California, San Diego. Harris averaged 19 points per game in Foothill League play leading the Wildcats to their first-ever outright league title. He was also an All-Foothill League and The Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley first-teamer as a junior. Harris, a 4.08 GPA student, had other interest, according to West ...