Golden Valley Grizzlies head football coach Robert Fisher was candid following his team's season-opening 34-28 victory over the Granada Hills Charter High School Highlanders at Canyon High School on Friday night.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE - Need evidence that this Canyon football defense was sick of being maligned last season?
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Valencia does anything it can to teach its freshman class how to run a passing attack - even if it may cost the team a chance at winning every once in awhile.
Like most teams in the Foothill League, the Valencia Vikings junior varsity squad tries to replicate the somewhat-complicated schemes of its varsity counterpart as much as possible.
The proliferation of the spread offense in the Santa Clarita Valley dates back to the 1990s when Hart High School annually had one of the state's most prolific offenses.
There's still a bitter taste in the mouths of the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals this season.
Canyon High freshman football head coach Alex Reinwald is a busy man. Reinwald - a linebacker for Canyon in 2002 and 2003 - is not only coaching the Cowboys' frosh team, he's also Canyon's varsity offensive coordinator. But while Reinwald's varsity offense may rely heavily on the pass, his freshmen on the other hand, may be most effective on the ground this season. The Cowboys are three deep at running back, headlined by Henry Arellano, ...
Canyon junior varsity head coach Frank Nelson has two goals for his team this season. "Our goals are to be league champions and to prepare the guys for varsity football," Nelson said. As freshmen last season, the majority of the JV team finished in third place with a 6-4 overall record at the lower level in 2012. Nelson coached the freshman last season, and how now moved up to JV with the team. "Last year ...
Come on. Really? Twins playing basically the same position? So you're going to tell us Canyon High that Israel and Liam Cabrera are now the team's starting slot receivers and safeties? Because they're twins - right? Just because they both like the same kind of music, share the same classes, look alike, sound alike, and like the same kind of foods doesn't mean you have to put them in similar roles. No, Canyon head coach ...
There will be a familiar name on the field for the Hart freshman team this season, and like his older brother, he'll be playing on both sides of the ball.
Hart High junior varsity head coach Dan Cota believes he has a quarterback and running back that could have success at the varsity level right away.
"Maniac." "Scary." "Crazy." "Nuts." "Beast." Who is Hart linebacker Garrett Updegraft? According to multiple Indians' teammates, he's all of those things. But on the football field, that's definitely not a bad thing. "Just the way he plays. He plays with such a motor," says Hart offensive and defensive lineman Blake Porter. "It's crazy, almost like he's possessed. A million miles an hour on every play. You have to be aware of him." And that's because ...
For the second straight season, Hart begins the season ranked No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division.
The Saugus football program constantly strives for stability, and that starts at the freshman level.
Only one Foothill League girls volleyball team gets to play at home in the first round of the CIF-Southern Division IA playoffs.
Canyon head football coach Rich Gutierrez met with a pastor friend of his on Monday at Starbucks.
The Saugus Centurions football team not only wanted to make a statement to their opponent on Friday night, but do everything it could to boost its resume for a potential playoff spot.
At 4:15 p.m. the Canyon (Anaheim) Comanches girls' tennis team was up 7-3 and cruising in its CIF-Southern Section Division II second round playoff match against the Valencia Vikings.
The Hart Indians girls' tennis team did what it had to to keep its postseason aspirations alive on Thursday, defeating Villa Park 11-7 in a hard fought contest to advance to the third round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
Put this one up with all the other Canyon-Hart epics.
Go crazy Viking nation. You deserve it.
All Santa Clarita Christian football can do now is hope.
The Saugus boys cross country team is starting to sound like its girls counterparts.
Today, Canyon High School and Hart High School meet for the 46th time on a football field.
There were a couple of clutch points on Thursday in Golden Valley sophomore Elisa Pierre's day that led her to advancing to the WSCGA Foundation Tournament/Southern California championship.
High school football may have been born in the Santa Clarita Valley in 1948 when Hart High School played the area's first varsity football game. But it came of age in 1983.
The Valencia Vikings girls tennis team defeated a tough but overmatched Poly of Pasadena team 13-5 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II girls playoffs on Wednesday afternoon.
The Hart Indians girls tennis team continued its dominant run through the 2013 season with a 14-4 win over Chadwick in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs on Wednesday at Hart.
After last week's surprising win for Hart girls volleyball, an automatic playoff spot was all but assured.