High school football season may not officially be here yet. Unofficially, the sport got under way on Friday in the Santa Clarita Valley, with the Saugus "Under the Lights" Passing Tournament at Central Park in Saugus. Players from Hart, Valencia, Saugus, Canyon and West Ranch competed in the two-day, 24-team tournament, which concludes at 5 p.m. tonight. The final game begins at 9 p.m. "I liked the fact we were in the finals in the ...
Valencia's head swim coach Kathleen Perdisatt has bid adieu to the Vikings team. Perdisatt stepped down after eight seasons with Valencia. She will be trading in her swimsuit and whistle for multiplication tables and book reports, as she transitions into teaching full-time at Bouquet Canyon Elementary School. She has been teaching second and third grades part-time for the past three years. Perdisatt said the time was right for her to desist her position as the ...
Valencia High's Max Homa shot a 5-over-par 76 in the final round of the American Junior Golf Association on Thursday.
It wasn't the sight of a typical Foothill League matchup between Valencia and Saugus. But it's summertime and the start of the VIBL season so competition isn't too thick­-not yet at least. Nonetheless, spectators, coaches, and players got a glimpse of what the make-up of spring 2009 baseball teams will look like. Saugus edged the Vikings, 8-7, on the Centurions home field on Wednesday. "Standings-wise, wins and losses these games aren't that important," Saugus head ...
His voice mail states he's either sleeping, eating or swimming. That's dedication. Nick Korth's tale is one of perseverance. The Hart High and Canyons Aquatic Club swim stand-out recently qualified, for the first time in his career, for the Junior National Championships in the 100-yard breaststroke. Korth set a mark of 1 minute, 7.66 seconds at the Janet Evans Invitational on June 7. "It's exciting and something that all swimmers of his age strive ...
Valencia's Max Homa competed in the first round of the American Junior Golf Association tournament on Tuesday. Homa posted an even-par 71 and was in a tie for fourth place.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) ­- Alan Ahmady hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning, five Fresno State pitchers combined to hold North Carolina scoreless for all but one inning and the upstart Bulldogs continued to surprise Tuesday night with a 5-3 victory in the College World Series.
Michael Montgomery made it official Monday. He inked his name on the dotted line, signing a contract with the Kansas City Royals at his agent's office in Encino. The terms were undisclosed.
The 2008 Valley Invitational Baseball League, or VIBL, began on Monday and teams from around the Foothill League compete in games played throughout the summer, with this year's championship game being held on July 31.
Shawn Smith was born 9-9-1990. So when he was taken first pick in the ninth round of the 2008 MLB draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, his mother attributed it to fate.
Grow up fast. That's the message Valencia football coach Larry Muir sent to his team. With four returning starters on defense and five on offense, the Vikings have a lot of growing to do. Ditto for Canyon and Hart, who took part in a passing league scrimmage, along with the Vikings and Oaks Christian at Valencia High School Wednesday night. "Football doesn't know that you're young," Muir said. For Valencia and Canyon, it was ...
Like a conquering Viking, Jessica Spigner just keeps on reaping the rewards. On Tuesday, Spigner was named the Gatorade California Softball Player of the Year as a pitcher. The senior is a finalist for the National Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, which will be announced this month. She has a good chance of winning. Out of the 10 years since the award has been announced, five from California have been named National Player of ...
Hart's Jordan Danny continues breaking records, even in the offseason. Danny competed in the Janet Evans Invitational with the Canyons Aquatic Club this past weekend.
First Team Lelani Bernardino Senior Valencia Alexis Caso Senior Hart Megan Foglesong Sophomore Valencia Nicole Johnson Senior Canyon Alicia Junker Senior Saugus Devon Lindvall Junior Hart Madison Shipman Sophomore Valencia Jessica Shults Junior Hart Alexis Tellez Junior Saugus Brittany Williams Sophomore Canyon Second Team Lauren Boser Sophomore Valencia Melissa Brown Junior Hart Nicki Daher Senior Saugus Melissa Herndon Senior West Ranch Ashley Jaramillo Senior Golden Valley Jenna Kelly Freshman Saugus Breanne Lendman Junior West ...
To Steve Singer, wins and losses aren't as important as the way you play the game. His 14U soccer team, the Saugus Titans, lost Sunday in the championship game of the 11th Annual 2008 Splash Tournament held on June 7-8 in Santa Barbara but they didn't resort to the tactics used by their opponents, according to Singer. And for that, he commended them after the game.
All Valencia does is win big football games. Still, the Vikings must be wondering what it will take for the poll voters to give them the No. 1 overall ranking in the division.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team closed its regular season strong with a 46-20 win over Faith Baptist on Saturday afternoon at West Ranch High School.
It was a tough night on the road for the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals, who were upended 20-6 by Saddleback Valley Christian of San Juan Capistrano on Friday in a San Joaquin League matchup at St. Margarets High in San Juan Capistrano.
It took a little time for Canyon to shake off last week's devastating loss to Valencia.
The Saugus Centurions were visibly frustrated after their Oct. 25 loss to Hart.
For so many years, Hart football was the unstoppable force in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Chalk up another major college commitment for the Valencia High baseball team.
Hart girls volleyball was getting tired of coming close.
A big semifinal upset helped Hart junior Proyfon Lohaphaisan take advantage to capture the Foothill League tournament first-place singles title with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Canyon's Katrina DeGuzman on Thursday at The Paseo Club.
Hart singles was dominant as expected, and doubles play was thoroughly competitive during the first two rounds of the Foothill League tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the Paseo Club.
In a way, The Master's College's 2-1 loss to Concordia on Wednesday at Reese Field was a reflection of the team's season.
Strategically, there's nothing intrepid about stacking doubles against the Hart girls tennis team. It's the equivalent of blowing into the bottom of a broken Nintendo video game - it's probably not going to work, but what other option is there?
It doesn't seem to matter the situation or the opponent.
For the second year in a row, Golden Valley's Elisa Pierre has reached the second round of the CIF girls individual golf postseason.
After featuring only minor changes a week ago, this week's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division football poll had a few shake-ups.