There is a large yellow sign in the Canyon High gymnasium that reads, "Home of the Cowboys."
Palmdale's boys basketball team supplied all the acrobatics - dunks, reverse layups and alley-oops.
Despite a potent defensive effort, the Valencia girls soccer team could not overcome the Eagles of Chaminade in the championship game of the Hart Showcase Tournament.
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.
The Hart Indians finished the perfect season with a perfect win.
Golden Valley had already won its first girls golf Foothill League title and Grizzlies sophomore Elisa Pierre had already sewn up the Foothill League Most Valuable Player on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match.
With Valencia girls tennis losing to Hart on Tuesday, the door is open a crack for West Ranch to finish in second place in the Foothill League.
Hart Indians girls tennis players remembered what happened last year when the team had a chance to win an outright league championship.
Hear those skid marks?
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.