Pollsters believe Hart is a good softball team. They also feel that defending CIF-Southern Section Division I champion Valencia is solid. But they also seem to think that Norco's a little bit better. In the latest Division I poll, Norco leapfrogged Hart for the No. 1 ranking, as Mater Dei tumbled to No.4. That put Hart and Valencia at Nos. 2 and 3 respectively. Like Hart and Valencia, Norco's a hefty name in the Southern ...
In order to engage in interscholastic sports, students at local elementary private schools used to have to drive down to the San Fernando Valley. Between the traffic and pulling kids out of class early, the hassle became too much to endure.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team has played so well this season the Cardinals have their coach brimming with confidence.
Forget the errors, the dust-ups, the deficit and the rowdy crowd. When the West Ranch Wildcats needed to bash their way back against Saugus, that's exactly what they did. West Ranch cranked out 16 hits, nine extra-base hits and five home runs to blow past Saugus 16-11 in a wild affair and remains atop the Foothill League standings. "The biggest thing you want in any game you play is good pitching, defense and offense," said ...
Valencia High baseball continued its offensive onslaught on Canyon High this season, blasting six home runs, including two grand slams, in a 25-6 drubbing of the Cowboys at Valencia High School on Friday.
For two-and-a-half innings it looked like history might repeat itself. Two days after Golden Valley baseball notched its first win against Hart in the program's history, the Grizzlies held a two-run lead heading into the bottom of the third at Hart Friday. But the Indians quickly snapped out of their slump, pushing across three in the third en route to a 10-2 win. "These two games have been Jekyll and Hyde," said Hart head coach ...
Even before Saugus' and West Ranch's volleyball match began, a referee commented that it felt like there was a full moon out, and he thought it was going to be a strange evening at Saugus High with second place in the Foothill League on the line.
The sixth match of the Foothill League tennis season may have proved to be the biggest one for both Canyon and Hart Thurs-day afternoon.
The Golden Valley track and field team has the athletes to consistently win events in the Foothill League.
The Canyon boys swim team defeated Golden Valley 125-43 and the Canyon girls won 126-42 over Golden Valley Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
In its first meeting with Saugus, West Ranch's errors piled up to a loss. In Wednesday's rematch, the only things that piled up were West Ranch's hits. The Wildcats scored all nine of their runs over the final three innings and played solid defense to dispatch Saugus 9-2 and move into sole possession of first place in the Foothill League standings. West Ranch fell behind 2-0 in the first inning when Saugus' Aaron Hooper singled ...
Hart swimming has been the epitome of dominance for years, even decades, in the Foothill League.
Wednesday was a game of firsts for Golden Valley baseball. The Grizzlies topped Hart for the first time in school history at home 4-2 as Nick Rhoades hit his first home run of the year. It was Rhoades' three-run shot in the fourth inning and his five innings of one-run baseball that keyed one of the biggest victories in the program's history. "This was big for us, no doubt," said Golden Valley head coach Scott ...
Behind five home runs and a complete game from starter Nick Rivas, visiting Valencia High blew out Canyon High 12-1 on Wednesday.
Heading into its match against Canyon Tuesday, the Valencia boys volleyball team wanted to improve its serving.
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 ...
No one can say the Foothill League isn't getting respect, at least from the CIF pollsters.
Hart High quarterback Brady White was selected as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Player of the Week on Monday.