With Foothill League play officially underway, Valencia swimming showed why this season may bring with it a changing of the guard.
Trevor Brown came within an out of a no-hitter against Golden Valley Wednesday, but a two-out single off the bat of Golden Valley catcher Rocky Sherwood broke up the Hart right-hander's bid for perfection in the Indians' 5-0 win over the Grizzlies.
An eight-year-old Daniel Swarbrick awoke in a hospital bed, having just suffered a concussion after being struck by a car.
Most of the girls track teams in the Foothill League are either young or inexperienced – and that could give Saugus the advantage.
Canyon head coach Kent Ganevsky described his doubles teams as "up and down" so far this season.
J.J., yes. C.J., no. It was certainly in the realm of possibility that West Ranch sophomore golfer J.J. Holen would shoot the low-round in the first Foothill League match and lead his team to a victory. But for C.J. Espino, a 5-foot-3-inch, 105-pound sophomore to stand right with the 6-footer and also lead the Wildcats to victory, that would be a surprise. It happened Tuesday as Holen and Espino both shot 74s on the par-72 ...
West Ranch boys tennis started off the Foothill League season strong on Monday, defeating Saugus 12-6 behind the stellar play of its mainstays,
Saugus girls soccer added to its unprecedented season Monday. The CIF released its All-Southern Section Division II selections, honoring the Centurions (20-4-3) with the top three awards. Senior midfielder Erin Ortega took home Offensive Player of the Year while junior midfielder Jamie Molacek came away with Defensive Player of the Year. "I wasn't even thinking about it really," said the UC Santa Barbara-bound Ortega. "I was just happy that we won (the CIF-Southern Section Division ...
It may be a new year in Foothill League swimming, but it looked very much like the last one at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center Tuesday.
Golden Valley football just pressed reset on its football program. The Canyon Country high school hired Andy Campbell, formerly of Silver Valley High in Yermo, to be its third head coach in school history on Friday. Golden Valley football, a program marred by losses, ineligibility, and lack of participation since its varsity debut in 2005, hopes Campbell is the solution to the team's lack of success. "His track record of being able to take programs ...
There is this consensus going around that West Ranch High will be the Foothill League boys golf champion. Consider it a tap-in for the Wildcats.
It comes around the same time every year. Tony Moskal, the boys varsity golf coach at Golden Valley, spouts a load of truth with a heavy dose of humor before the Foothill League golf season tees off.
When Tyler Gottshall stepped onto the varsity tennis court as a freshman he was a shy, yet gifted player, who had earned the third singles spot on the Valencia squad. Now in his junior year Gottshall has evolved into one of the best players in the Foothill League and a team captain on a team that has won six of the last seven Foothill League championships.
In many ways, it might be a building year for Foothill League boys tennis. Some teams are trying to fill holes left by graduating seniors, while others are busy laying a foundation for the future of their program.
After nearly eight hours of tennis, Valencia and Granada Hills were dead even in points at the Valencia Spring Smash.
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.