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.
It sure looks like something's missing.
For the first time since March 27, the Canyon Cowboys baseball team sits alone in first place of the Foothill League.
Something didn't feel quite right about the Hart Indians being up six runs on the West Ranch Wildcats on Friday at West Ranch High.
The Foothill League boys tennis prelims is usually an event of little surprise.
This Foothill League continues to be the wackiest in one respect and the most competitive in another respect in recent memory.
The Canyon Cowboys have been involved in a lot of wild games in recent weeks in Foothill League play.
Not often in baseball does the winning team combine for less hits than the opposition, while also having its starting pitcher allow more earned runs than the losing team's starting pitcher.
Hart High sophomore Myles Franklin was named an All-State sophomore by Cal-Hi Sports.
The West Ranch Wildcats completed a season sweep through Foothill League play on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over the Valencia Vikings by scores of 22-25, 25-18, 25-17 and 26-24 at West Ranch High School.
The Foothill League was thrown a curve ball on Tuesday, and Valencia was one of the beneficiaries.
All the focus was on the track at Tuesday's Foothill League track and field prelims at Valencia High School. Qualifying heats were held for seven varsity events in both boys and girls on Tuesday, all of which were running events. Finals for the field events will be held on Friday at Valencia, along with the rest of the league finals. In the meantime, the stage has been set for some tight competition in multiple events ...