The Golden Valley Grizzlies boys tennis team is in the playoffs for the first time in school history.
People used to tell Christy LeDuff that her son had a gift. For years, as she taught him the game, she'd brush off the comments about his potential talent. She didn't think it was anything out of the ordinary for a 4-year-old to be able to properly serve a tennis ball in bounds. Only in recent years has she begun to recognize what her son, Valencia sophomore Chad LeDuff, is capable of. "It's surprised me," ...
It sure looks like something's missing. When the CIF-Southern Section released the 2013 CIF-SS Division I boys volleyball bracket's on Saturday, there was one very obvious omission, and three Foothill League teams set for first-round matchups. The West Ranch Wildcats, the Foothill League's top team, will host Trinity League No. 3 Orange Lutheran on Tuesday. The Foothill League was moved back into Division I after both the Valencia Vikings and West Ranch reached the semifinals ...
The Foothill League track and field finals delivered the tight competition everyone expected - and at least one dominant victory that few expected. Thrilling finishes peppered the boys track events Friday at Valencia High, especially in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, while Golden Valley backed up its twin Foothill League team titles by winning 14 of the 32 total varsity events between the boys and the girls. Golden Valley's Azaria Hill won ...
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 finals on Thursday weren't all that different from your typical Valencia Vikings practice. Vikings against Vikings. Valencia occupied all the finals sports in singles and doubles. Eventually, it was sophomore Chad LeDuff who became this year's Foothill League singles champion and Sam Rebele and David Myers are this year's Foothill doubles champions. "It's pretty much the same thing. A little more pressure I guess," LeDuff said of the finals ...
It's not very often that the tone is set so early in a game, but on Thursday, the West Ranch Wildcats softball team walked out of the first inning with a lead and rode that momentum to its second straight outright Foothill League title. Starting pitcher Lexi Sorensen worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and pitched the Wildcats to a 4-2 victory over the Saugus Centurions at Saugus High School. ...
The Foothill League boys tennis prelims is usually an event of little surprise. It's more of a showcase for the league's top-tiered players. And Wednesday's prelims at The Paseo Club in Valencia held true to form. The top four seeded singles players and the top four seeded doubles teams all advanced to today's Foothill League Finals at The Paseo Club in Valencia. No Wednesday match went beyond two sets. The top two singles players and ...
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. With the website's announcement of the All-State Boys Basketball Underclass team on Monday, Franklin was honored as one of California's top 20 sophomore players. The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 18 points, five assists and two steals per game this past season, which was his second as a varsity starter. He was also honored as a Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley first teamer.
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.
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.
All Foothill League girls volleyball teams are now halfway through the league season.
The Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team is starting to figure out how good it is.
Up two games already and possessing an early lead in the third, Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals sophomore Kylie Brown had a message for her teammates: "Do not let down, let's go!"
After back-to-back losses to the Foothill League's top teams, the West Ranch Wildcats girls tennis team proved its still among the league's upper tier.
In a contest between two teams that were clearly evenly matched, the Valencia Vikings won the battle of endurance.
Valencia junior Lindsey Knudsen took full advantage of her two extra days off from school last week as students were given Monday and Tuesday off for fall break.
The entire CIF-Southern Section Northern Division is now into league play. This is when we should start seeing some significant movement in the polls.
The Valencia Vikings girls tennis program began the second leg of the Foothill League season with a big 12-6 win over the West Ranch Wildcats at West Ranch on Monday in a make-up match for Wednesday's rain-out.
Kindly excuse anyone for calling this year's Canyon High girls cross country team a surprise.
Santa Clarita Christian football has played its fair share of tough, physical teams this season, some of them in higher divisions.
The four-time defending Foothill League champion Valencia Vikings can be content with a 38-24 win over the Saugus Centurions on Friday at College of the Canyons.
On the opening night of Foothill League football, the Golden Valley Grizzlies won a battle. But the Canyon Cowboys won the war.
The Hart Indians couldn't quite deliver a knockout punch.