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.
The Hart Indians finished the perfect season with a perfect win.
Golden Valley had already won its first girls golf Foothill League title and Grizzlies sophomore Elisa Pierre had already sewn up the Foothill League Most Valuable Player on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match.
With Valencia girls tennis losing to Hart on Tuesday, the door is open a crack for West Ranch to finish in second place in the Foothill League.
Hart Indians girls tennis players remembered what happened last year when the team had a chance to win an outright league championship.
Hear those skid marks?
Tuesday's match mattered in multiple ways for the West Ranch Wildcats girls volleyball team.
Despite leading the Foothill League in tackles during the regular season a year ago, Saugus Centurions' linebacker Blake Austin has endured a largely thankless tenure as one of the Santa Clarita Valley's best defensive players due to his lack of elite physical attributes.
Can you spot the difference? You'll have to look closely.
Santa Clarita Christian took a punch to the jaw in the opening quarter against Frazier Mountain.
This game was for the Heritage League championship. Or at least that's how Trinity Classical Academy football head coach Mike Buchanan put it.
It was starting to become a theme for Valencia Vikings football - a sluggish first-half offense gains steam before falling into a rhythm in the second half.
On Friday night at Canyon High, the Canyon Cowboys football team played frustrated and angry while the visiting Saugus Centurions exhibited discipline. And for the better part of the night it appeared that discipline would prevail.
The Hart Indians' offense is known for putting up points in bunches. But against the Golden Valley Grizzlies, both sides of the ball got in the scoring mix.
Valencia and Hart high tennis both took care of business on Thursday and now set up the biggest match of the Foothill League season next Tuesday.
Following the varsity girls race at Thursday's Foothill League cross country meet No. 2 at Central Park, Saugus' Samantha Ortega and her teammates were in a familiar place.