He may only be a freshman but Valencia swimmer Bob Hwang has some lofty aspirations. "I'm just planning on beating the records for our school," Hwang said matter of factly. At the Foothill League preliminaries Tuesday afternoon, Hwang wasn't too far off. In winning the 100-yard butterfly, he was one second off the Valencia record. He won the 200-yard freestyle as well, finishing in 1:45.86, topping his seed time of 1.46.30 and automatically qualifying him ...
Canyon High student/athlete Stephen Wirthlin said he's lucky to be alive after a car accident on Saturday morning in Gorman.
Hart baseball's biggest accomplishment in 2008 thus far is the team being in first place in the ultra-competitive Foothill League - to some.
Inspiration came early for Kearsten Livingstone, the Canyon High sophomore who has already accomplished so much in her young swimming career.
Trevor Bauer isn't your typical No. 2 high school starter. Even on a day when he didn't have his best stuff, the junior threw a season high 108 pitches, struck out nine and earned his ninth win of the season in a 7-5 win over Saugus. An ace in his own right, Bauer plays the Robin role for Hart's baseball team because senior southpaw Michael Montgomery is a unique talent and Bauer has no qualms ...
The West Ranch varsity baseball team defeated Canyon on Friday 7-0 on the Wildcats home field. Wildcats senior Charlie Gillies pitched a complete game shutout for the second game in a row. Gillies only allowed the Cowboys two hits and struck out four Canyon batters. "We wanted to come out and get the win," Gillies said. "I didn't have many strikeouts, but I was able to rely on my defense to back me up." Gillies ...
Saugus was merely delaying the inevitable. For the last seven years, the Valencia boys volleyball team had won the Foothill League championship and Thursday was its first opportunity to claim an eighth. Down 24-21 in the third game, the Vikings weren't about to let an undefeated league season slip away and a Foothill League championship wait another game. So, Valencia turned on the jets and scored the last five points of the game to claim ...
Valencia head softball coach Donna Lee was pretty clear after the Vikings win Thursday afternoon. "We are the best team in the league, we just have to start playing like it," Lee said.
The Hart boys track team ended its season on a high note defeating Saugus on Thursday, 72-64 on the Centurions field. It was a big day for Delano Howell as the Indian speedster capture for golds, including paarticipating in the climatic 4x400 relay.
The first time Canyon tennis coach Edgar Perfecto saw Jason Ferlianto play tennis, he knew he was seeing something special. Perfecto just didn't know how old this baby-faced kid was or if he'd be attending Canyon. He did know that Ferlianto, who was hitting with his dad on the Canyon tennis courts, had a lot of talent. When baby J, as he's called by his teammates, showed up at Canyon for tryouts, Perfecto was elated.
Hart's boys and girls varsity swim teams bested Saugus on Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center to clinch Foothill League titles.
Trevor Matern knew it was coming. He knew Hart was going to win and how it was going to play out.
Motivation comes in many forms. For some, it's words. For others, it's the past. Motivated to become champions, the West Ranch boys golf team and Hart High's Johnny MacArthur became just that Wednesday at TPC Valencia. West Ranch won its sixth league match out of six by shooting a team score of 385 at Wednesday's Foothill League Final/Newhall Land Cup. The Wildcats boys golf team is now the first Foothill League champion of any sport ...
It was a missed putt that ultimately cost Hart High golfer Johnny MacArthur the Foothill League Most Valuable Player in 2007.
The Saugus boys varsity tennis team swept Golden Valley 18-0 on Tuesday on the Grizzlies' home court.
There's one word for it - shock.
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.