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.
Wednesday was a game of firsts for Golden Valley baseball. The Grizzlies topped Hart for the first time in school history at home 4-2 as Nick Rhoades hit his first home run of the year. It was Rhoades' three-run shot in the fourth inning and his five innings of one-run baseball that keyed one of the biggest victories in the program's history. "This was big for us, no doubt," said Golden Valley head coach Scott ...
Behind five home runs and a complete game from starter Nick Rivas, visiting Valencia High blew out Canyon High 12-1 on Wednesday.
Heading into its match against Canyon Tuesday, the Valencia boys volleyball team wanted to improve its serving.
Some teams have a reputation so strong that they don't need to make a statement. Still, it's those types of teams that tend to send the loudest messages. As if winning six of the last seven Foothill League championships and opening the league season 4-0 was not enough, the Vikings took Tuesday's match against Canyon as a chance to remind the rest of the league who is in charge. Valencia defeated Canyon 15-3 at Canyon ...
Former teammates pitched against each other and families were divided Tuesday as Foothill League softball officially got underway.
Winning eight straight league titles means that every time Valencia softball steps onto the field, its opponent will be gunning to take down the champ.
Close makes Valencia golfer Max Homa sick. But it's the best word choice that applies to his Vikings in respect to Foothill League play. Valencia shot a team score of 391 Tuesday at Valencia Country club, one stroke off match No. 3 winner West Ranch. At the end of the Foothill golf season, each team gets to throw out its worst score. West Ranch has a 26-stroke lead over the Vikings. But Valencia is one ...
Everybody agrees defense wins championships in softball. But what about having the ability to hit the ball so hard that the other team doesn't even have a chance to play any defense?
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.
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.