After struggling in two league losses last week, the Valencia softball team is back on a roll. Freshman pitcher Carly Mortensen escaped an early jam unscathed, and the Viking bats gradually came to life in a 9-1 victory over West Ranch Thursday at West Ranch High School. It was the second straight blowout for Valencia (22-6, 6-2), which dropped two games last week and found itself chasing Hart and Saugus atop the Foothill League standings. ...
An announcement is expected by the end of the week on the hiring of boys and girls basketball coaches at Golden Valley High.
Saugus head baseball coach John Maggiora said his team's emphasis is on pitching and defense.
One might have expected a high-scoring affair when the explosive offenses of West Ranch and Valencia got together Wednesday afternoon.
Coming into Wednesday's Foothill League boys tennis finals one fact was certain: The day was going to belong to Valencia and West Ranch.
Saugus boys volleyball set itself up for a potential playoff birth with a dominant win at West Ranch Tuesday.
The stage has been set for the 2009 Foothill League track finals. The usual suspects headlined the day on the boys side at the Foothill League prelims Tuesday at Canyon High School, while the Valencia and Saugus girls flexed their muscles on the track. Saugus' Josh Coefield earned the top time in the 100-meter dash at 11.35 seconds and the 200 at 22.82. Other qualifiers in the 100 include Canyon's Shane Habberstad, Cody Moore and ...
The first step to recovery for Valencia softball Tuesday was a perfect blowout. After suffering losses to Saugus and Canyon last week, the Vikings defeated Golden Valley (6-15, 0-7) on the Grizzlies' home turf 15-0 as freshman pitcher Carly Mortensen tossed a five-inning perfect game, striking out 11 batters. "Things happen for a reason," said Valencia head coach Donna Lee. "We hit a bump in the road. We have to turn the page. We can't ...
It was a good day to be a seeded tennis player at the Foothill League boys tennis prelims Tuesday at the Paseo Club.
Hart's Maggie Hanson, Jordan Danny and Nick Korth each broke league records at the Foothill League preliminary swimming meet held at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
For the first time in school history, West Ranch High has a No. 1-ranked team. The Wildcats baseball team was ranked No. 1 in the poll released Monday for CIF-Southern Section Division I.
Canyon football held its first-ever Hall of Fame ceremony Saturday night, enshrining a heavy-hitting class. Six-time CIF championship coach at Canyon Harry Welch, former quarterback Nate Longshore and former lineman Brent Parkinson were all honored at a home in Sand Canyon Saturday night.
The West Ranch varsity tennis program is only three years old, but there is no question who has become the face of the young program.
The moment Billy Fredrick found out he had diabetes, his mind was on something else. "Can I still play baseball?" he asked the doctor. He certainly could – and he certainly has. Fredrick, a 14-year-old Canyon Country native, has evolved into one of the best young baseball players in the Santa Clarita Valley. His numbers in Canyon Country Little League are staggering. Fredrick plays shortstop and also pitches periodically for the CCLL Cardinals, but his ...
Golden Valley is a baseball program on the rise, but it isn't going to take steps forward by shooting itself in the foot.
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.
PALMDALE - Football games aren't won in the first half, but they can definitely be lost in that span.
Two straight shootout wins by Santa Clarita Valley football teams over a state power in a six-day span was a bit too much to ask on Thursday at Valencia High.
After a wild week of football last Friday, with Valencia upending CIF-Southern Section Northern Division No. 2 Palmdale, Hart outlasting state-power Chaminade and Canyon pitching a shutout, what can today provide?
It wasn't even close - an 18-0 victory for the Saugus girls tennis team on Tuesday at Saugus High over the Alemany Warriors. And though the gauntlet part of the schedule is ahead, four wins in a week to start the season is doing a world of confidence-building for a young Centurions team. "They've experienced more success than what they've expected," said first-year head coach Ken Jeffris. "They're starting to believe in themselves. Winning will ...
When you lose two of the Santa Clarita Valley's top girls volleyball players, it's hard not to say you're rebuilding. But as the Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team showed on Tuesday night against the traditionally strong Notre Dame Academy Regal Gryphons in a 3-2 win, rebuilding doesn't mean the Vikings won't be competitive in 2013. "We are a very young team. There's a lot of learning, but everyone is working really hard," said outside hitter ...