The Saugus girls basketball team is well aware of how physical things can get in the Foothill League.
Another week, another accomplishment for the Hart girls golf team. Considered to be one of the top teams in the Los Angeles area, the Indians cruised to a first-place finish at Foothill League match No. 2 Wednesday at El Cariso Golf Course in Sylmar.
The Valencia Viking girls tennis team, ranked No. 1 in CIF Division III for the first time in team history, downed Buckley at home on Wednesday, 13-5. Thalia Wilczynski, Valencia's No. 2 singles player, swept today 6-0, 6-2, 6-0 against Madeline Fuhrman, Ruth Madeievsky, and Liz Gershman.
Saugus was looking for one more challenge, one more fight to the finish from a nonleague opponent. It did not truly happen Wednesday, as the Centurions punished Chaminade of West Hills in three straight sets at Saugus High School.
The Valencia girls basketball team started its regular season Tuesday, and it didn't really allow the Nordhoff Rangers to start theirs. The Vikings excelled at both ends of the floor in a dominant 86-22 victory over Nordhoff at the High Five Classic at the Valencia High School gymnasium.
In the Canyon boys basketball season opener against Oxnard on Monday night, the Cowboys looked solid. However, head coach Chad Phillips' sentiments proved otherwise.
It's shaping up to be one of the biggest weekends in Santa Clarita valley sports history. Two championships will be determined and three teams will be competing for a spot in a championship game.
FRESNO - For the third straight year, they made the trek - an incredible feat within itself.
College Women's Basketball Oklahoma City 86, The Master's 66 Annie Gillespie scored 19 points to lead the Mustangs, but they lost their season opener at the Sawyer Center in Newhall. Erica Inge added 17 points to help pace the Master's, who did not have anyone else score in double figures. Amanda Durocher and Stacy Nanninga both scored seven points. Nanninga grabbed seven rebounds. Four players from Oklahoma City scored in double figures. Holly Hardin led ...
FRESNO - The Saugus High School girls cross country team made a proclamation with its feet Saturday morning at Fresno's Woodward Park.
LOS ANGELES - Santa Clarita Christian running back Collin Keoshian was in trouble Saturday at Windward School.
FRESNO - It was the greatest individual and team performance in the five-year history of Golden Valley High School athletics.
Is it possible the best football in the valley is coming from Santa Clarita Christian School? Albeit eight-man football, the dominance displayed in Saturday night's 50-0 rout of Cate School (1-2) at Harry Welch Stadium only adds to the argument. The Cardinals' defense only allowed 70 yards of offense and three first downs in the shutout, recording seven tackles for loss, three sacks - one by senior Joe Grayem for a loss of eight yards, ...
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.
Lately, Brian Zabilski's Facebook feed has been filled with inspirational links and photos.
There has probably never been a truer statement from anybody.
There was no sadness or regret in Golden Valley sophomore golfer Elisa Pierre's voice whatsoever on Wednesday.
It's been a season packed with milestones for the Hart Indians girls tennis team.
Friday's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoff scores:
It was hard for Santa Clarita Christian girls volleyball head coach Darcy Brown to put the words together.
It was a good day for the local girls runners on Saturday at the CIF-Southern Section cross country prelims.
It was the hardest thing in his football career to do - watch.
Imagine how the Saugus Centurions football team felt?
PASO ROBLES - The Paso Robles High Bearcats held even with the Hart Indians for three quarters, but were outscored 21-0 in the fourth to fall 56-35 at War Memorial Stadium in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs.
ATASCADERO - The Saugus Centurions stunned the Pac-7 League champion Atascadero Greyhounds Friday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs at Memorial Stadium.
Maybe the third time will be the charm for the Trinity Classical Academy football team.
With its quarterback on the sideline with an injury, the Canyon Cowboys sat first-and-goal from the West Torrance Warriors' 7-yard-line late in Friday night's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division first-round playoff clash at Canyon High School.
It's the old "the game was a lot closer than what the score indicated."
Both local CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoff games will start at 7 p.m.