The first thing you notice about Canyon high senior Cody Anderson is his size. At 6-foot-10 and 280 pounds, Anderson is an anomaly in this valley. There have been Santa Clarita Valley basketball players who have possessed similar size, not many though. But a major difference is that Anderson had so much of what the others didn't have - from feet up. Anderson's footwork was impeccable. He was light on his feet, able to move ...
It was a fitting end to the 2007-08 Foothill League boys basketball season. In the first Foothill League Senior All-Star game on Friday, it was John Otavka, the league's Most Valuable Player, who made the clutch shot at Valencia High . Otavka drained a 3-pointer from the top of the arc with 19 seconds left to win the game 88-87. The league was split in half, with Valencia, Canyon, and Hart playing on one team, ...
Excuse us from not overcoming the urge to use bad car puns when it comes to Hart High center Megan Ford - she had no choice over her last name, after all.
If you weren't paying attention, you might not see a big statement in little writing on the scoreboard in the Valencia High gym.
Hart High forward Sarina Coutin remembers coming in as freshman and being told that no one could wear the No. 2 in Indians girls soccer.
Saugus junior shortstop Zachary Vincej has lived up to every expectation thus far in his already accomplished high school career.
Despite winning four matches over the weekend at the Ventura tournament, momentum did not follow the Hart boys volleyball team into this week.
The Golden Valley boys tennis team made quick work of Littlerock at home on Tuesday. The Grizzlies only lost one set, routing the Lobos 17-1. With the win, Golden Valley improved to 3-1 on the season, winning its third straight match. "I think they are eager to learn, eager to better their skills," said Grizzlies head coach Diana Hardesty. "They just want to improve and do well. That's why we're doing well so far. In ...
After 14 years as the face of the Saugus High boys basketball program, head coach Jeff Hallman has decided to nudge the Centurions toward a makeover.
Jenna Kelly made the Saugus High softball team's first home game on campus in four years an awfully memorable one.
Saturday was an up-and-down day for the West Ranch softball team. Or maybe, it would be more appropriate to call it a down-and-up day. The Wildcats opened up their season in the Hart tournament, losing by a dozen runs but returned in the afternoon to rout San Fernando 8-0 at Central Park. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule. "They were just on," said West Ranch head coach Cassandra Perez. ...
Hart pitcher Destiny Rodino gave up only two hits to Highland pitcher Aryn Feickert's six. The second hit off Rodino just came at a really bad time. The two pitchers didn't budge through the regulation seven innings, but the Highland softball teamm won 1-0 Saturday in an eighth-inning tiebreaker at Central Park in the Hart tournament. After winning 3-1 against Calabasas in the first game of the day, Hart's loss dropped the Indians to 1-1 ...
The Saugus High girls cross country team and former Valencia High pitcher Jordan Taylor are among finalists for 710 ESPN Southern California Sports Awards.
The plan was simple for the Hart High baseball team in its season opener on Friday. "We looked a little rusty in our scrimmage games last week," said pitcher Michael Montgomery. "We wanted to come out here and do the opposite of what we had done (last week)." The Indians shook the rust off quickly against Agoura at home, scoring five runs in the first inning which was enough for a 7-2 win in the ...
PLAYER OF THE YEAR BRIELLE SLEPICOFF • SAUGUS • Senior FIRST TEAM MALAYA CABRERA • CANYON • FRESHMAN MILAN CABRERA • CANYON • JUNIOR MARINA CONSTANTINOU • SAUGUS • Senior SARINA COUTIN • HART • SENIOR DEE CLEGG • CANYON• SENIOR JAMIE MOLACEK • SAUGUS • SOPHOMORE LINDSAY MILLS • HART • SENIOR ALYSSA MORSE • VALENCIA • JUNIOR ERIN ORTEGA • SAUGUS • JUNIOR ALYSSA TRIANA • VALENCIA• SOPHOMORE GINA TUMASONE • WEST RANCH ...
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.
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.