For a baseball team that finished 3-21 last season and winless at 0-14 in the Foothill League, Golden Valley has already caught a big fish in the baseball coaching world. Scott Drootin, a man who has 17 years of head coaching experience, was hired Friday to try and turn things around with the Grizzlies.
West Ranch won one of its closest girls volleyball matches of the season on Friday in Hollywood, beating Campbell Hall, 25-18, 25-21, 20-25, 21-25, 15-10. Alison Summers had 17 kills. Sophia Burns had a good all-around match, with 14 kills, 26 assists and six blocks.
WESTLAKE - It took all of six game minutes and one possession for Valencia to get on the scoreboard. It wasn't much longer until the game got out of hand.
Saugus football is set for a second date in the semifinals. Centurions senior quarterback Desi Rodriguez did it all on Friday night at Cougar Stadium leading Saugus to a 35-28 win over Thousand Oaks in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division Northern Division playoffs.
A high-powered offense was not quite enough for West Ranch on Friday, in a 41-31 loss at Beverly Hills High School. Wildcat quarterback Jake Bernards passed for 348 yards and two touchdowns as WRHS fell to 1-2 this season.
Penalties, turnovers and a trick play sealed Canyon's doom on Friday night as the team dropped a 35-24 decision to Thousand Oaks on the road. The loss evens Canyon's season record at 2-2.
Varsity Tennis Valenica 13, West Ranch 5 Valencia defeated West Ranch on Thursday afternoon, 13-5 to move to 2-0 on the season. The Vikings top singles and Foothill League champion Isabella Fraczek swept Ana Lucia Fuentes, Gavelyn Poonnopatam and Lena Poonnopatam, respectively, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0, while No. 2 Valenicia player, Thalia Wilczynski added another two sets, 6-0, 6-1. On the doubles side, Emily Fraczek and Amanda Jansson swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-1 their West Ranch opponents, ...
Golden Valley's defense recovered three fumbles and intercepted two passes in Friday night's game at Harry Welch Stadium on the Canyon High campus. Normally, that leads to a victory for most high school football teams, but not this time.
Attention Foothill League, there's a new Vereen in town. Brock Vereen, the younger brother of former Valencia High running back Shane, was at the forefront of the Vikings' 35-24 win over Palmdale High on Friday night at Paul Priesz Stadium. Vereen was only the second player in Valencia's 14-year history to return two consecutive kickoffs for touchdowns in one game. The 5-foot-11 receiver opened the second half with a 98-yard touchdown. His second was a 99-yard run ...
Hart's Spencer Souza tried to do it all himself. Unfortunately, he was outshined by Westlake's backup quarterback, as the Indians lost to the Warriors, 42-20, in a non-league game Friday at Thousand Oaks.
Offense was abundant in the first quarter of Saugus' matchup with Alemany, but a lackluster second half and controversy proved to be just what the Warriors needed on Friday night.
One of the most decorated cross country teams in California will attempt to win its third straight CIF State Cross Country championship. It will do so with four returning three-milers and one strong new addition.
It was the perfect way to start the season. On the first play of their first game, senior quarterback Dominick Solley hit junior wide receiver Zach Tartabull for a 57-yard gain.
Things are starting to look familiar for Valencia. Preparations for the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division quarterfinals are under way.
Saugus head coach Jason Bornn never doubted his team could duplicate its success from last season. Although others did.
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.
No matter how the lineup was arranged, West Ranch Wildcats boys tennis was going to have a tough time.