As Hart and Saugus met up on Friday night at College of the Canyons, neither team thought of their 2-3 starts, rather, the clean slate that comes with league play.
While it was only the season opener for Canyon and Valencia, it seemed more like a game to determine the Foothill League championship.
West Ranch came into Friday's game on a four-game losing streak, while Golden Valley was coming off of a bye week after it won in its first game on its campus in school history.
One of the largest cross country events in Los Angeles County will take place today at Castaic Lake Recreational Area.
Varsity Girls Tennis Valencia 16, Golden Valley 2 On Thursday, Vikings No. 1 singles player Thalia Wilczynski swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-1. No. 2 Shin Jae Kim won two sets 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 and Andrea Zammit and Amanda Jannson won one set. Valencia doubles swept with Emily Fraczek and Ashely Karzin leading the way 6-0, 6-1, 6-1, followed by Clarice Fraczek and Maxine David winning, 6-1 6-2. Chelsie Dietz and Swati Shestra took two sets, 6-1, 6-1. ...
Football Valencia 5-1 (1-0) Saugus 3-3 (1-0) West Ranch 2-4 (1-0) Canyon 3-3 (0-1) Golden Valley 3-3 (0-1) Hart 2-3 (0-1) Tennis Valencia 6-0 West Ranch 5-1 Hart 4-2 Saugus 2-4 Canyon 1-5 Golden Valley 0-6 Local Schedule Today Football College of Canyons at Glendale The COC Cougars take on Gelndale at 7 p.m. Santa Clarita Christian vs. Thatcher The Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals will take on Thatcher at Canyon High School at 7 p.m.
With a young team, Saugus boys soccer head coach Seth Groller is looking for improvement more than wins and losses during their non-league schedule. If Thursday's match is any indication, his side has come a long way.
Canyon girls head basketball coach Stan Delus was telling everyone he could about The Bishop's School of San Diego before Thursday's game.
The second Foothill League football coach has resigned in less than a week. Mike Kane, the only varsity head football coach in West Ranch High's five-year history, handed in his resignation on Wednesday. On Dec. 11, Steve Pinkston resigned as Golden Valley's head football coach. Kane, 42, said he came to the conclusion that he could no longer coach because of a lack of time spent with family. "I missed a lot of it and ...
With his headband wound tight over his blonde hair, Saugus cross country runner Alec Nelson came marching toward the finish line Thursday at Central Park in record time.
Foothill League football teams have a clean slate. All the work done up until this point was simply preparation for what will be a very competitive season on the gridiron. The race for the league title begins. Recent CIF polls have three Foothill League teams in the Northern Division's top 10. Valencia ranks the highest at No. 5 with Canyon inching its way into the line-up at No. 9 and rounding out the top 10 ...
There appears to be a new rivalry brewing. Two cross-town teams on a mission for the crown.
Varsity girls volleyball West Ranch 3, Saugus 1 Alison Summers' serving made the difference in a 21-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-17 victory, in a match featuring two of the top three teams Thursday in the Foothill League. "We didn't play to the best of our ability," West Ranch head coach Nate Sparks said. Summers won seven points with her serve in the third game to help the Wildcats (4-0 in league, 8-4 overall) pull away. She ...
When the Hart girls tennis team was on the 118 Freeway heading east, after a match on Sept. 12 at Westlake High School, they saw the aftermath of a train wreck.
Even though the league slate hasn't started yet, Foothill basketball is off to a strong start.
A young Santa Clarita Christian softball team came into last week a win away from a Liberty League championship.
The Valencia Vikings softball team certainly had its chances to advance to the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I postseason.
The bats may be coming around just in time for Valencia Vikings baseball. Patient and effective hitting put Valencia in front early and an A.J. Balta grand slam put the game out of reach as the Vikings beat the Westlake Warriors 11-2 on Tuesday in a CIF-Southern Section Division I wild-card matchup at Valencia High School. "We saw the pitches we wanted and we hit them," said Balta, who started for the first time in ...
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 ...