Hart softball faced its toughest test of the Foothill League season Tuesday night at the William S. Hart PONY Complex, beating Saugus 4-1 behind senior pitcher Destiny Rodino's 13 strikeouts and Devon Lindvall's three RBIs.
Perfection was in peril for Valencia boys tennis Tuesday. West Ranch nearly ended the Vikings' undefeated run through the Foothill League before falling 10-8 at home. However, one streak was brought to a halt Tuesday. Top Valencia singles player Tyler Gottshall fell for the first time in league when Jordan Hovis broke him for a 6-4 win during the second group of sets. The victory, which was one of three during an unblemished day for ...
For two-time defending CIF-Southern Section Division I softball champion Valencia, great pitching has always been a constant.
Pollsters believe Hart is a good softball team. They also feel that defending CIF-Southern Section Division I champion Valencia is solid. But they also seem to think that Norco's a little bit better. In the latest Division I poll, Norco leapfrogged Hart for the No. 1 ranking, as Mater Dei tumbled to No.4. That put Hart and Valencia at Nos. 2 and 3 respectively. Like Hart and Valencia, Norco's a hefty name in the Southern ...
In order to engage in interscholastic sports, students at local elementary private schools used to have to drive down to the San Fernando Valley. Between the traffic and pulling kids out of class early, the hassle became too much to endure.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team has played so well this season the Cardinals have their coach brimming with confidence.
Forget the errors, the dust-ups, the deficit and the rowdy crowd. When the West Ranch Wildcats needed to bash their way back against Saugus, that's exactly what they did. West Ranch cranked out 16 hits, nine extra-base hits and five home runs to blow past Saugus 16-11 in a wild affair and remains atop the Foothill League standings. "The biggest thing you want in any game you play is good pitching, defense and offense," said ...
Valencia High baseball continued its offensive onslaught on Canyon High this season, blasting six home runs, including two grand slams, in a 25-6 drubbing of the Cowboys at Valencia High School on Friday.
For two-and-a-half innings it looked like history might repeat itself. Two days after Golden Valley baseball notched its first win against Hart in the program's history, the Grizzlies held a two-run lead heading into the bottom of the third at Hart Friday. But the Indians quickly snapped out of their slump, pushing across three in the third en route to a 10-2 win. "These two games have been Jekyll and Hyde," said Hart head coach ...
Even before Saugus' and West Ranch's volleyball match began, a referee commented that it felt like there was a full moon out, and he thought it was going to be a strange evening at Saugus High with second place in the Foothill League on the line.
The sixth match of the Foothill League tennis season may have proved to be the biggest one for both Canyon and Hart Thurs-day afternoon.
The Golden Valley track and field team has the athletes to consistently win events in the Foothill League.
The Canyon boys swim team defeated Golden Valley 125-43 and the Canyon girls won 126-42 over Golden Valley Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
In its first meeting with Saugus, West Ranch's errors piled up to a loss. In Wednesday's rematch, the only things that piled up were West Ranch's hits. The Wildcats scored all nine of their runs over the final three innings and played solid defense to dispatch Saugus 9-2 and move into sole possession of first place in the Foothill League standings. West Ranch fell behind 2-0 in the first inning when Saugus' Aaron Hooper singled ...
Hart swimming has been the epitome of dominance for years, even decades, in the Foothill League.
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.
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.