Grant High's boys basketball team never had a chance. Behind Golden Valley's suffocating defense and potent offense, the Grizzlies had the upper hand the entire game and went on to rout Grant of Van Nuys 77-40 on Monday evening in the Hart Holiday Classic. After opening up a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, the Grizzlies never looked back. Golden Valley would extend its lead to 44-16 by the end of the first half. "We ...
The only reason the Hart girls golf team didn't break another school record in Monday's Foothill League Finals match was because they didn't have a record from last season to compare it to. The reason - this time last year the league match was cancelled due to the fires that enveloped the valley.
Two vacant head coaching positions. Graduating seniors. Teams looking to return to former glory. We are less than one month removed from the final game of the 2008 football season, but one cannot help but look at what lies ahead next year in the Foothill League. Saugus ended the season as the league's most decorated team, claiming the Foothill title, their first in school history, and taking home three of the top four primary All-League ...
By the end of its game Saturday afternoon, Righetti looked worn out. Golden Valley's up-tempo style will do that to you. The Grizzlies' full-court press forced turnovers all game long, and once they started nailing shots from downtown, there was nothing the Warriors could do in an 89-62 loss at the Hart Holiday Classic. Golden Valley's athleticism allowed it to break down Righetti's 2-3 zone defense off the dribble, which led to high-percentage shots around ...
Before league play begins, basketball teams like to figure out rotations and sharpen their play.
The Valencia girls soccer team continued its strong play at the Hart Showcase Tournament by winning two more games on Saturday and clinching a berth in the tournament championship.
Offense was certainly not in short supply at Canyon High School on Saturday night as the Santa Clarita rode a 48-6 halftime lead to an easy 54-6 victory over the visiting Lions of L.A. Lutheran. The contest was so lopsided that officials decided to call the game early in the third quarter.
In a banner day for Saugus cross country, the Centurion girls team broke its own course record at the 61st annual Reebok Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational at Mt. San Antonio College.
Prep Volleyball Hart makes it finals The Indians finished first in their pool, advancing to the finals against Chatsworth at the Sylmar Tournament. A hard-fought match saw Hart fall just short by the score of 24-26. Casey David led the team with 24 kills, eight aces and 48 assists for the tournament. Jennie Long finished with 22 kills while Jen Drake tallied 13 blocks, six in the final match where she had to match up ...
Inside Hart basketball's locker room, a message was written on the white board - "attack the rim." Message sent, message delivered.
Golden Valley came out swinging in the first day of pool play in the Hart Holiday Classic, beating Glendale 81-47 on Friday night. Fresh off their third-place finish in San Fernando Valley Invitational, the Grizzlies (10-1) took control early.
Valencia swarmed Golden Valley from the opening whistle and blanked the Grizzlies 7-0 to cap a strong performance on the opening day of the Hart Showcase Tournament. Earlier in the day, the Vikings (6-4-1) defeated Kennedy 10-0 but they didn't score their first goal against Golden Valley (0-5-1) until midway through the first half.
Win one, lose one. That's how the first day of the Hart Showcase Tournament panned out for Hart's boys varsity soccer team.
Saugus had the advantage. Unfortunately, it didn't last long. The Centurions lost 3-2 to Palmdale High in their first of two matches in the Hart Showcase Tournament on Friday. A throw-in from Chris Allen led to the Centurions' first goal after Jacob Sikich punched the ball into the net. Shortly after, Saugus took a 2-0 lead when Erick Esquivel scored off a Manuel Garza assist. But the Falcons made a comeback. A deflection off a ...
The Hart girls soccer team kicked off its Hart Showcase Tournament Friday morning the best way it knew how - with an impressive performance. The Indians defeated Knight of Lancaster 3-1 thanks to a pair of Katie Trevino goals in the first half, with assists coming from Brittani Reddick and Alli Carivau, respectively.
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.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team could say it expected to beat a highly thought of Desert Christian of Bermunda Dunes and it would be believable. But if any Knight says he expected his team to wallop the Conquerors, the CIF-Southern Section 8-man Division I No. 5 team, 48-0, then they might be fibbing. Yet the Knights not only beat the Conquerors that badly on Friday afternoon at West Ranch High, they humiliated Desert ...
Canyon did it to Golden Valley earlier this season, now the Grizzlies have done it to the Cowboys.