Saugus head baseball coach John Maggiora said his team's emphasis is on pitching and defense.
One might have expected a high-scoring affair when the explosive offenses of West Ranch and Valencia got together Wednesday afternoon.
Coming into Wednesday's Foothill League boys tennis finals one fact was certain: The day was going to belong to Valencia and West Ranch.
Saugus boys volleyball set itself up for a potential playoff birth with a dominant win at West Ranch Tuesday.
The stage has been set for the 2009 Foothill League track finals. The usual suspects headlined the day on the boys side at the Foothill League prelims Tuesday at Canyon High School, while the Valencia and Saugus girls flexed their muscles on the track. Saugus' Josh Coefield earned the top time in the 100-meter dash at 11.35 seconds and the 200 at 22.82. Other qualifiers in the 100 include Canyon's Shane Habberstad, Cody Moore and ...
The first step to recovery for Valencia softball Tuesday was a perfect blowout. After suffering losses to Saugus and Canyon last week, the Vikings defeated Golden Valley (6-15, 0-7) on the Grizzlies' home turf 15-0 as freshman pitcher Carly Mortensen tossed a five-inning perfect game, striking out 11 batters. "Things happen for a reason," said Valencia head coach Donna Lee. "We hit a bump in the road. We have to turn the page. We can't ...
It was a good day to be a seeded tennis player at the Foothill League boys tennis prelims Tuesday at the Paseo Club.
Hart's Maggie Hanson, Jordan Danny and Nick Korth each broke league records at the Foothill League preliminary swimming meet held at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
For the first time in school history, West Ranch High has a No. 1-ranked team. The Wildcats baseball team was ranked No. 1 in the poll released Monday for CIF-Southern Section Division I.
Canyon football held its first-ever Hall of Fame ceremony Saturday night, enshrining a heavy-hitting class. Six-time CIF championship coach at Canyon Harry Welch, former quarterback Nate Longshore and former lineman Brent Parkinson were all honored at a home in Sand Canyon Saturday night.
The West Ranch varsity tennis program is only three years old, but there is no question who has become the face of the young program.
The moment Billy Fredrick found out he had diabetes, his mind was on something else. "Can I still play baseball?" he asked the doctor. He certainly could – and he certainly has. Fredrick, a 14-year-old Canyon Country native, has evolved into one of the best young baseball players in the Santa Clarita Valley. His numbers in Canyon Country Little League are staggering. Fredrick plays shortstop and also pitches periodically for the CCLL Cardinals, but his ...
Golden Valley is a baseball program on the rise, but it isn't going to take steps forward by shooting itself in the foot.
A pair of dominant pitching performances led Saugus to a key victory over Hart only two days after an 11 inning loss had put the Centurions' playoff future in peril.
Valencia and Canyon softball have gone in opposite directions this decade. And they're still doing it - though things are somewhat reversed. For the first time since April 21, 2000, Canyon defeated mighty Valencia Thursday with a 5-3 victory. The formerly down-trodden Cowboys are now winners of five straight and Valencia, the two-time defending CIF-Southern Section Division I champions, has lost two in a row. Valencia head coach Donna Lee was still looking for answers ...
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.
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.