On a late September night, mother and daughter were playing a game of Scrabble. The competitive mother knew her daughter shared the same trait. But she didn't know the ferocity of it.
Santa Clarita Christian's running back/linebacker Collin Keoshian capped off an exceptional season with the Cardinals by being named the Heritage League's Player of the Year. The All-Heritage League team was released on Friday and Santa Clarita Christian had a bevy of names on the list.
After a 5-0 start to the season, the question remained - could anyone stop Santa Clarita Christian? Some may say Thacher was able to accomplish this feat Saturday night, while others may contend they stopped themselves, losing 54-38 at Harry Welch
Women's College Soccer Master's 6, San Diego Christian 1
Devon Goff may not have been the fastest Canyon girls runner Saturday, but she was its most important one. With a time of 19 minutes, 54.4 seconds on the Castaic Lake course, Goff broke a tie with Highland of Palmdale in the Division I and II race.
CARSON - Unapologetic 'til the end. That's Harry Welch. The word is almost overused but the best term to describe him is polarizing. There are and have been people that hate the former Canyon coach's guts. And others who love him. But what should he apologize for? Winning? Isn't that what you'd want out of a coach? Welch, whose bitter divorce from Canyon High after winning a state championship landed him in San Juan Capistrano, ...
CARSON – It was never close. St. Margaret's of San Juan Capistrano's swarming defense, an efficient run and pass game, combined with Hamilton Union's mistakes made for the perfect storm – or the perfect beating. The Harry Welch-led Tartans pounded the Braves 59-7 Friday in the CIF State Football Championship Small Schools Bowl Game at the Home Depot Center. The former Canyon High head coach became the first coach in state championship history to win ...
When Saugus took a lead against Pacifica Thursday, the advantage didn't last long. When Saugus took a lead against Notre Dame one day later, the Centurions made sure they stayed ahead. Erick Esquivel scored two goals and Manuel Garza had a goal and an assist as Saugus put together its most complete effort of the season in a 3-1 victory over Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks. Garza set up Esquivel's first goal by serving a ...
As Hart and Saugus met up on Friday night at College of the Canyons, neither team thought of their 2-3 starts, rather, the clean slate that comes with league play.
While it was only the season opener for Canyon and Valencia, it seemed more like a game to determine the Foothill League championship.
West Ranch came into Friday's game on a four-game losing streak, while Golden Valley was coming off of a bye week after it won in its first game on its campus in school history.
One of the largest cross country events in Los Angeles County will take place today at Castaic Lake Recreational Area.
Varsity Girls Tennis Valencia 16, Golden Valley 2 On Thursday, Vikings No. 1 singles player Thalia Wilczynski swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-1. No. 2 Shin Jae Kim won two sets 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 and Andrea Zammit and Amanda Jannson won one set. Valencia doubles swept with Emily Fraczek and Ashely Karzin leading the way 6-0, 6-1, 6-1, followed by Clarice Fraczek and Maxine David winning, 6-1 6-2. Chelsie Dietz and Swati Shestra took two sets, 6-1, 6-1. ...
Football Valencia 5-1 (1-0) Saugus 3-3 (1-0) West Ranch 2-4 (1-0) Canyon 3-3 (0-1) Golden Valley 3-3 (0-1) Hart 2-3 (0-1) Tennis Valencia 6-0 West Ranch 5-1 Hart 4-2 Saugus 2-4 Canyon 1-5 Golden Valley 0-6 Local Schedule Today Football College of Canyons at Glendale The COC Cougars take on Gelndale at 7 p.m. Santa Clarita Christian vs. Thatcher The Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals will take on Thatcher at Canyon High School at 7 p.m.
With a young team, Saugus boys soccer head coach Seth Groller is looking for improvement more than wins and losses during their non-league schedule. If Thursday's match is any indication, his side has come a long way.
In its first season since moving up from the Heritage League to the more competitive Liberty League, the Trinity Knights softball team accomplished a lot by making the postseason.
In its first playoff appearance in team history, Albert Einstein Academy baseball didn't get any breaks.
A young Santa Clarita Christian softball team came into last week a win away from a Liberty League championship.
The Valencia Vikings softball team certainly had its chances to advance to the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I postseason.
The bats may be coming around just in time for Valencia Vikings baseball. Patient and effective hitting put Valencia in front early and an A.J. Balta grand slam put the game out of reach as the Vikings beat the Westlake Warriors 11-2 on Tuesday in a CIF-Southern Section Division I wild-card matchup at Valencia High School. "We saw the pitches we wanted and we hit them," said Balta, who started for the first time in ...
There's one word for it - shock.
One break of serve here, another tough bounce there, and that was enough to prevent the Valencia Vikings boys tennis team from moving on in the postseason.
Coming into the 2013 softball season, there was a lot of hope within the Santa Clarita Valley that come playoff time, a Foothill League team could make a run.
For one of the most competitive baseball seasons in Santa Clarita Valley prep history, the area gets no rewards in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.
The West Ranch Wildcats boys lacrosse team couldn't have dreamt of a more dramatic ending to its inaugural season.
Golden Valley, Saugus and Canyon were the three clear frontrunners throughout the Foothill League track and field season.
As soon as Abbey Weitzeil touched the wall in the 100-yard freestyle for her second individual CIF title of the day, the Saugus sophomore spun around to check the results on the board.
For the Hart Indians boys tennis team, the cause was rather simple.
The Valencia Vikings continue on. For the first time since 2008 - when Valencia advanced to the quarterfinals of CIF-Southern Section Division I - the Vikings have made it past the second round. This time around, the Vikings play in Division II, and on Friday afternoon Valencia defeated the Temple City Rams 12-6 at Temple City High School. "The guys are stoked. They were really happy," said Valencia head coach Annie Kellogg. "I still had ...