Tuesday was a good day for Valencia Vikings soccer on the boys and girls side. Both teams came into the day at second place in the Foothill League, and both came out of it in first. But that's only a few of the major story lines going on here at the halfway mark of the winter league season. Boys With five games in the books and five to play, the league title race appears to ...
Before the Foothill League season started, the first game was circled on the calendar as the marquee boys basketball matchup of the season.
Football season may be in the distance, but honors keep coming for Santa Clarita Valley athletes.
There's one thing West Ranch has been lacking this season, and it almost came back to bite the Wildcats on Tuesday at Valencia High.
The Saugus Centurions boys basketball team knows its backs are up against the wall after a slow start to the Foothill League season.
When his team tied with the Hart Indians on Friday, Valencia Vikings girls soccer head coach Sean O'Connell said everyone would have to wait and see who blinked first.
The way the Valencia Vikings boys soccer team is playing defense these days, all they need is one goal.
If the Valencia Vikings girls basketball team needed a scare sometime in Foothill League play, it came on Tuesday.
West Ranch defensive lineman Jake Lambirth has verbally committed to play football for Cornell University.
The last time Valencia girls soccer won a Foothill League title, senior Lindsay Bos could only watch.
While the Valencia Vikings boys basketball team saw its undefeated start to the Foothill League season come to an end on Friday night, the girls team was doing just the opposite. Sandra Ikeora was dominant for the Vikings in a 67-42 victory over the rival Hart Indians, scoring 24 points and pulling down 12 rebounds, while teammate Kalia Summerlin added 18 points and dished out five assists. "(Ikeora's) the key. We've been telling her ...
With the Foothill League focused on a matchup of heavyweights, the Hart Indians and Valencia Vikings girls soccer programs battling it out to a 1-1 draw on Friday night, it might have been easy to miss just how crazy of an evening it was.
There's always that one moment when everything starts to click.
Saugus High School baseball player Nick Warren has committed to play baseball for Fresno State University, according to Saugus head coach John Maggiora.
Instead of practicing earlier this week, Saugus boys soccer held a team meeting following a third straight Foothill League loss.
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 ...
As soon as the ball reached the glove of West Ranch Wildcats first baseman Jordan Benty for the second out of a game-ending double play, the Wildcats came storming out of the dugout, dog piling in front of the mound in celebration.