It appears that Canyon graduate Nate Longshore does have a destination. According to various media reports, including one from the San Francisco Chronicle, the former Cal quarterback will try out for the Miami Dolphins at their rookie training camp. A message to Longshore was not returned, but a family source confirmed that he is flying to Miami today. Longshore played in all 13 games in 2008 for Cal, throwing for 1,051 yards with 10 touchdowns ...
Collin Wheeler may have just golfed himself into the CIF playoffs. What he definitely did was put his West Ranch team in a better position. The 2007 Newhall Land Cup champion shot a co-medalist round of 3-under 69, with Valencia's Jonathan Chang, at TPC Valencia Tuesday. The Wildcats as a team posted a 375, 10 strokes better than Valencia, which it came into the Newhall Land Cup, the Foothill League's fifth match, tied with for ...
At the start of the 2004-05 boys basketball season, Ryan Peters was a nondescript high school newcomer playing for the freshman team at Valencia High School. At the start of the 2009-10 college basketball season, Peters will suit up as Lehigh University's point guard of the future.
It is every athlete's greatest fear. Cal State Bakersfield guard Kelley Tarver said it sounded like the crunching of a "bag of potato chips." Cal Poly Pomona forward Megan Ford said the rehabilitation process was like "Chinese water torture." Both called the pain "indescribable." If severe enough, and without the proper treatment, an injury to an athlete's knee can be career-ending. Scarier still, it could happen to any high school athlete. According to a study ...
In a league where any team can beat any team on any given day, a Foothill League sweep is extremely valuable.
The Saugus High baseball team put itself back into contention in the Foothill League with a 9-0 win over Canyon on Friday at Canyon High, completing a season sweep for the Centurions.
After being outscored by a combined 35 runs in the first two games of the series, the Golden Valley High baseball team finally managed to put up a fight against West Ranch.
To celebrate senior day, the Saugus girls track and field team continued a tradition of success while the boys hope they established one.
It's a brand new ball game. Valencia put some emphasis on its Foothill League golf win, out-distancing West Ranch 364-378. The victory broke West Ranch's nine-match Foothill League winning streak and unofficially put the Vikings into a tie for first place. "I was so proud of my team," said Valencia golfer Max Homa, who shot a medalist performance of 5-under 66 at Robinson Ranch Thursday. "We walked out, the five us, I was carrying (teammate) ...
In nearly every direction, Valencia pitcher Carly Mortensen had obstacles around her. Large shadows from the past hovering over her. A giant in the circle on the other side. And base runners surrounding her in the bottom of the seventh inning. The shadows of past Valencia pitching greats, the giant - Hart's Destiny Rodino - and the base runners couldn't get to her though as the freshman pitcher led Valencia to a 4-2 win over ...
Valencia boys volleyball extended its Foothill League winning streak to 78 matches, but it was anything but easy.
For a couple of innings, Hart baseball looked like it was back atop the Foothill League. But then Valencia struck back with an inning that was anything but typical to open up a lead en route to 17-10 victory at Hart Wednesday. Hart opened an 8-0 cushion, keyed by a seven-run second inning, which featured the school's first grand slam in nearly six years, but the Vikings (13-6, 6-2) answered with an 11-run fourth with ...
Both Hart High swim teams continued their dominance in the Foothill League with lopsided wins over Canyon High on Wednesday.
Coming off a pair of disheartening losses to West Ranch, the Saugus baseball team needed to rebound with a complete effort – which is exactly what the Centurions did.
Seven Foothill League games still remain on the schedule, and yet the West Ranch High baseball team has already won more league games than it ever has in program history.
Valencia's duo of Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain entered CIF individual playoffs having only played together a handful of times.
While the Hart Indians have gathered headlines for their gaudy, and at times, record-breaking offensive performances, there's another big element to this team bound for a CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship game this Friday against Valencia.
Valencia High junior Jay Jay Wilson will not be able to play in Friday's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship game against Hart after the officials from the game turned down an appeal from Valencia High Athletic Director Brian Stiman.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team's 2013 run to a CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man Championship was both improbable and inevitable.
The writing was on the wall all season for Saugus girls cross country.
Last week, both the Mustangs' men's and women's basketball teams put forward productive outings. Mustang volleyball looks to make a strong postseason run starting this Tuesday.
For a 10-minute span in the third quarter of Saturday night's CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man Championship, the Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team put forth its most complete effort of the 2013 season - and walked off the field at Valencia High School with a title because of it.
FRESNO – The term "Saugus dynasty" has been given new meaning.
The Saugus boys cross country team won its first ever CIF state championship, while the girls' streak of state titles is over.
Third place in the Foothill League seems like a distant memory for the Hart Indians.
The Valencia Vikings football team punished the Saugus Centurions 45-8 on Friday at Canyon High School to break its semifinal curse and reach a CIF championship game for the first time since 2004.
If the Trinity Classical Academy Knights 8-man football team hopes to capture the CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man Championship tonight against Joshua Springs, historical trends will have to be broken.
There's a notion in sports that goes: It's not always the best team that wins in the playoffs, it's the hottest team.
Three months ago, it wouldn't have been so surprising to see the Hart Indians football team playing in a semifinal playoff game.
The word is swagger.