NEW YORK - His jersey neatly folded on a chair in front of New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano's locker Sunday afternoon, 2003 Hart High graduate Chris Valaika smiles and draws a check mark with his index finger.
Put another one on the board for Valencia. The Vikings girls basketball team played for the championship in the Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout on Saturday. The Vikings were victorious in their 47-44 win over Knight High School of Palmdale. Valencia went undefeated in the tournament having defeated Quartz Hill and the Wildcats of West Ranch before seeing Knight in the finals. While some Foothill League coaches prefer not to play league teams ...
Girls varsity hoops action continued from the College of the Canyons on Friday. In the Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout, Hart edged Notre Dame 28-25. Indians senior-to-be Briana Fitchpatrick led the squad in points with 14. Hart was defeated in Thursday's game against Burroughs and Indians head coach Zach Koebel said that this season it's all about development. "We're still learning," Koebel said. "We're just starting to get to a point where we ...
Playing in the same venue as star athletes David Beckham and Edson Buddle would be a dream come true for any young soccer player.
The best high school golfer in Southern California says his biggest moment of the 2007-08 school year, wasn't on the course - it was on the football field.
By the time West Ranch's opponent scored its first points in the Santa Clarita Summer Girls Basketball Shootout Thursday, Erin Ruiz had already sunk a trio of 3-pointers.
The swish of the net and the squeaking of tennis shoes - oh, the sounds of basketball. Local teams are already gearing up for girls varsity basketball season. Valencia, Hart and West Ranch are participating in the 2008 Santa Clarita Girls Varsity Basketball Summer Shootout at the College of the Canyons. Palmdale, Quartz Hill, Notre Dame, Burroughs, and Knight will also be apart of today's action. The tournament was started in the summer of 2003 by ...
Marching band, check; 4.3 GPA, check; Key Club member, check; the Foothill League's No. 1 freshman tennis player, check.
Valencia and Hart played for a basketball championship Sunday night. OK, it was only the Hart Summer Classic title game. Mismatched uniforms, cooling fans on full blast along the sidelines, and the loud sound of shoes squeaking on the floor were all indication that the Foothill League wasn't on the line. But when these two teams meet in winter it could be. Valencia and Hart are two of the early favorites for the league crown ...
There will always be a lot of turnover on high school basketball teams, which often leads to a lot of turnovers, especially in the summer.
Before he was three years old, Trevor Bauer spent several weeks attempting to ride a two-wheel bicycle.
When she steps between the chalked lines of a softball field, Jessica Spigner becomes a different person.
Four Foothill League basketball teams will compete in the Hart Summer Classic today and tomorrow at Hart High School.
As the top-ranked team in the United States, Valencia did not particularly have one superstar hitter who far outplayed the rest.
Throw out the two fastest 3,200-meter times in CIF-Southern Section history, and Saugus High distance runner Kaylin Mahoney is your state champion last season, not a third-place finisher.
It was the bottom of the seventh inning.
If it appeared that the West Ranch Wildcats took the Golden Valley Grizzlies lightly to start the game, that message changed midway through the third inning.
It's almost as if the baseball gods wanted to test the Saugus Centurions.
The Valencia Vikings baseball team has lost five of their last seven Foothill League games.
There's hope at Golden Valley.
Two undefeated Foothill League track and field teams. One winner-take-all meet.
Holding a lead in the seventh inning against the Valencia Vikings is something the Saugus Centurions remember well.
West Ranch boys golfer Joey Downey would have really had to have a blow-up round on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match to not win the league's Most Valuable Player.
Decisions, decisions, decisions and decisions.
The Hart Indians had to do something to stop the oncoming locomotive that is Valencia Vikings boys tennis.