Chris Printz had a tough time sleeping this spring. After his Golden Valley boys basketball team went 0-10 in the Foothill League, the blame crept to the head coach's doorstop. He can sleep a little easier now, following the Grizzlies' 4-1 run in the War on the Floor Tournament that culminated in their 64-59 win over Clovis East on Tuesday to win the Silver Championship. "Last year we were a very young team," Printz said. ...
When you've got a cannon for an arm like Jordan Adamczyk, passing league can be a whole lot of fun.
High school football season may not officially be here yet. Unofficially, the sport got under way on Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the Saugus "Under the Lights" Passing Tournament at Central Park in Saugus. Players from Hart, Valencia, Saugus, Canyon and West Ranch competed in the two-day, 24-team tournament, which concludes at 5 p.m. tonight. The final game begins at 9 p.m. "I liked the fact we were in the finals in the ...
Valencia's head swim coach Kathleen Perdisatt has bid adieu to the Vikings team. Perdisatt stepped down after eight seasons with Valencia. She will be trading in her swimsuit and whistle for multiplication tables and book reports, as she transitions into teaching full-time at Bouquet Canyon Elementary School. She has been teaching second and third grades part-time for the past three years. Perdisatt said the time was right for her to desist her position as the ...
Valencia High's Max Homa shot a 5-over-par 76 in the final round of the American Junior Golf Association on Thursday.
It wasn't the sight of a typical Foothill League matchup between Valencia and Saugus. But it's summertime and the start of the VIBL season so competition isn't too thick­-not yet at least. Nonetheless, spectators, coaches, and players got a glimpse of what the make-up of spring 2009 baseball teams will look like. Saugus edged the Vikings, 8-7, on the Centurions home field on Wednesday. "Standings-wise, wins and losses these games aren't that important," Saugus head ...
His voice mail states he's either sleeping, eating or swimming. That's dedication. Nick Korth's tale is one of perseverance. The Hart High and Canyons Aquatic Club swim stand-out recently qualified, for the first time in his career, for the Junior National Championships in the 100-yard breaststroke. Korth set a mark of 1 minute, 7.66 seconds at the Janet Evans Invitational on June 7. "It's exciting and something that all swimmers of his age strive ...
Valencia's Max Homa competed in the first round of the American Junior Golf Association tournament on Tuesday. Homa posted an even-par 71 and was in a tie for fourth place.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) ­- Alan Ahmady hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning, five Fresno State pitchers combined to hold North Carolina scoreless for all but one inning and the upstart Bulldogs continued to surprise Tuesday night with a 5-3 victory in the College World Series.
Michael Montgomery made it official Monday. He inked his name on the dotted line, signing a contract with the Kansas City Royals at his agent's office in Encino. The terms were undisclosed.
The 2008 Valley Invitational Baseball League, or VIBL, began on Monday and teams from around the Foothill League compete in games played throughout the summer, with this year's championship game being held on July 31.
Shawn Smith was born 9-9-1990. So when he was taken first pick in the ninth round of the 2008 MLB draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, his mother attributed it to fate.
Grow up fast. That's the message Valencia football coach Larry Muir sent to his team. With four returning starters on defense and five on offense, the Vikings have a lot of growing to do. Ditto for Canyon and Hart, who took part in a passing league scrimmage, along with the Vikings and Oaks Christian at Valencia High School Wednesday night. "Football doesn't know that you're young," Muir said. For Valencia and Canyon, it was ...
Like a conquering Viking, Jessica Spigner just keeps on reaping the rewards. On Tuesday, Spigner was named the Gatorade California Softball Player of the Year as a pitcher. The senior is a finalist for the National Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, which will be announced this month. She has a good chance of winning. Out of the 10 years since the award has been announced, five from California have been named National Player of ...
Hart's Jordan Danny continues breaking records, even in the offseason. Danny competed in the Janet Evans Invitational with the Canyons Aquatic Club this past weekend.
When Jonathan Morsch's high school swimming career came to an end on Saturday, it was the culmination of 11 years of swimming - an 11-year venture that took Morsch from swimming out of necessity to swimming because he was one of the best the Santa Clarita Valley had to offer.
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.