The Saugus boys tennis team scored six doubles victories but Quartz Hill answered with six singles wins to and an edge in overall points to hand the Centurions their first loss of the season at home Friday.
West Ranch softball continued its winnings ways Thursday afternoon against previously undefeated Los Angeles Baptist of North Hills, capitalizing on the Knights' mistakes in its 3-2 win at West Ranch High.
Sean O'Brien was an offensive lineman during his playing days, and his coaching philosophy reflects his old position.
A trend is developing. For the second game in a row, Canyon softball was plagued by a couple big innings, falling to Westlake 6-0 Wednesday at Canyon High. Scoreless through the first three innings, the Cowboys gave up three runs in the fourth and two in the fifth as the Warriors built what proved to be an insurmountable lead as senior pitcher Christine Magee settled in. Magee threw a complete-game shutout, striking out five with ...
CLOVIS – No team has ever accomplished what Saugus girls soccer has this season. After winning the Santa Clarita Valley's first outright CIF-Southern Section Divisional soccer title, the Centurions ran into a team that had won four straight division championships. Saugus fell to Buchanan of Clovis 3-2 at Keith Tice Memorial Field in Clovis Tuesday in the first round of the CIF-Southern California Regional Division I playoffs, ending its season and run in the history ...
Saugus High senior golfer Tiara Wells said she was a bundle of nerves Tuesday. Stepping onto the course at Valencia Country Club, she was one of only 15 junior players selected to play alongside Champions Tour professionals for a Pro-Junior Tournament. Gary Hallberg, a three-time winner on the PGA Tour and competitor in this weekend's AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club, told her to drop her jaw. "It makes me tense," she said that ...
It's never easy being a defending national champion, but when almost the entire title-winning team graduates it makes the bull's eye on the reigning top squad's back even more cumbersome.
It's been a memorable season for Saugus senior Nicole Hicks. Hicks averaged 19.6 points per game and 3.1 steals per game, and broke the school's single-season scoring record and career steals record. The Centurions captured their second straight Foothill League title, and the coaches honored Hicks' accomplishments by voting her as the Foothill League Player of the Year. Hicks finished the season with 510 total points and passed the previous record of 447 points in ...
West Ranch High School has named Sean O'Brien as its new head football coach for the 2009 season.
Maverick Ahanmisi led Golden Valley to the Foothill League title in boys basketball this past season, the first league title of any kind in school history. He'll graduate as Golden Valley's all-time leading scorer and 3-point shooter.
Today, Saugus and Buchanan of Clovis come into the first round of the CIF-Southern California Regional Division I Girls Soccer Championships with something to prove. The Centurions (20-3-3), feeling slighted over their seeding in the tournament, are in uncharted territory.
Saugus girls soccer is set to face Buchanan High of Clovis on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the CIF Southern California Regional Division I Championships at Buchanan High just outside of Fresno. The announcement was made on the CIF's state Web site Sunday.
After a mere five wins one year ago, West Ranch softball opened the 2009 season with two straight as Canyon, Hart, Golden Valley and the Wildcats joined 12 other teams Saturday for the first day of games in the Hart Classic Softball Tournament at Central Park in Saugus.
DOWNEY - Call it symbolic. Senior Erin Ortega lobbed a pass to junior Jamie Molacek in the 47th minute of Friday's CIF-Southern Section Division II title game. Molacek headed the ball home for the deciding goal to give the Centurions the first outright soccer championship in the history of the Santa Clarita Valley in a play that displayed the Saugus girls soccer passing of the torch at the same time as the current Centurions' flame ...
DOWNEY - It is official. Saugus is now the only school in Santa Clarita Valley history to win an outright CIF-Southern Section Division title in either boys or girls soccer. The Centurions defeated Harvard-Westlake 2-1 Friday night at Warren High in the CIF-SS Division II finals behind the play of senior captain Erin Ortega and junior Jamie Molacek. "I knew this team would go all the way," Molacek said. "The people on this team have ...
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.