A pair of dominant pitching performances led Saugus to a key victory over Hart only two days after an 11 inning loss had put the Centurions' playoff future in peril.
Valencia and Canyon softball have gone in opposite directions this decade. And they're still doing it - though things are somewhat reversed. For the first time since April 21, 2000, Canyon defeated mighty Valencia Thursday with a 5-3 victory. The formerly down-trodden Cowboys are now winners of five straight and Valencia, the two-time defending CIF-Southern Section Division I champions, has lost two in a row. Valencia head coach Donna Lee was still looking for answers ...
West Ranch softball sat primed for a stunning upset and a school first, but Hart senior pitcher Destiny Rodino had other things in mind.
Valencia locked up its ninth consecutive boys volleyball title Thursday with a 3-1 win over Canyon at home.
Canyon knew it was going to get solid contributions from its field events Thursday. All the Cowboys needed were similar efforts on the track - and the track athletes came through. Hayley Parkinson delivered a stellar final leg of the 3,200-meter run and the girls team defeated Valencia 73-63, and the Canyon boys won 12 total events in earning a 99-37 victory under the lights at Canyon High School. The Canyon girls (6-1, 4-1) won ...
Valencia finished off an undefeated Foothill League season while putting an exclamation point on its seventh league title in eight years by dropping Canyon 14-4 at home.
West Ranch golfer Collin Wheeler matched his score from two years ago to again claim the Newhall Land Cup (the two-day tournament coinciding with the last two Foothill League matches) and his Wildcats also clinched the Foothill League title Wednesday at TPC Valencia.
It has been more than two decades since Hart baseball last failed to make the playoffs. But the Indians' streak was put in jeopardy Wednesday at Saugus as a Centurion victory would have put Hart three games behind Saugus for the third and final guaranteed Foothill League playoff berth with only five games left to play. The Cents and Indians battled for 11 innings before Trevor Brown legged out an infield, RBI single to give ...
With the Foothill League finals just around the corner, Hart head swim coach Steve Neale held a serious meeting prior to Wednesday's regular-season finale against Saugus.
Saugus track and field head coach Christian Standley stood in the Hart High School infield, soaking wet after getting a water cooler bath from members of his boys team.
Peaking at the right time is a key to postseason success in any sport, and West Ranch boys tennis looks like its on point at the perfect time, notching a 14-4 win over Canyon at home Tuesday.
Almost three years to the day since it last defeated Valencia softball, Saugus pulled off a shocker Tuesday.
All that talk of the Valencia being vulnerable in the Foothill League this season has sure died down lately.
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 ...
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 ...