The Golden Valley football program has been led by a pair of standout running backs the past two seasons in Earl Johnson in 2011 and Leon Jacobs in 2012.
This is the part of the football year where things are graded on paper and not the field being that we are still three weeks from the start of prep football season.
The administration at West Ranch High School may have stayed in house when selecting former JV and freshman football coach Jan Miller as the new head coach of the varsity team, but in doing so, the Wildcats have made a big change to the culture of their program.
The Hart High football team doesn't have many holes to fill on the offensive side of the ball during its preseason camp.
As of today, there is a quarterback competition at Valencia High School, with senior Jake Wallace holding the lead over sophomore Cole Parkinson.
The back end of Saugus' defense took its lumps last year, and the players have no problem admitting it.
Several local swimmers are set to compete at the 2013 Speedo Junior National Championships this week in Irvine.
Some consider this the real start to football season. For the first time in 2013, local high school football teams are strapping on pads and running full speed practices. All across town high schools are opening up fall camp, which is essentially the final segment of the offseason. Teams like the four-time defending Foothill League champion Valencia Vikings officially start practice today. "There is an excitement to get back going and get the things rolling ...
The second annual Foothill Invitational concluded Sunday at venues around the Santa Clarita Valley, and while the teams are far from set at the varsity level, the tournament served as an opportunity for coaches to learn a little more about their prospective teams entering the fall season. "It's a really good time of the year in terms of West Ranch goes and the way we run things," said West Ranch head coach Garret Maxwell. "It's ...
Hart High first baseman and junior-to-be Austin Russ has verbally committed to USC, according to Hart head coach Jim Ozella. Russ batted .254 with a home run and 12 RBIs last season in his first varsity year. "He's got a high upside," Ozella said. "He's a left-handed hitter who's shown power, shown improving athleticism, arm's getting better and better. He made dramatic improvements at the end of spring. We talked about becoming more athletic. I ...
The Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament is the first opportunity for Canyon High and new head coach Brian Ingio to look for leaders to step up on the team and to evaluate a new group of faces. Not too much about this Canyon team will resemble the team that finished 13-15-1 at the end of the 2012 season. Former head coach Brandon Johnson has stepped down and the Cowboys have welcomed back Ingio who ...
With neither team's varsity roster set, it would be foolish to read too much into Friday afternoon's Foothill Invitational matchup between the West Ranch Wildcats and Hart Indians on Friday at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex. But there were certainly a few takeaways worth noting in the Wildcats 25-22, 25-20 win. West Ranch's Alexis Clewis, one of, if not the, favorite to win the Foothill League Player of the Year award entering the fall, ...
The Valley Invitational Baseball League season came to an end on Tuesday night, with Hart High taking the crown over Foothill League rival Saugus 8-4 at Birmingham High School.
For Saugus, the Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament is a chance to see which players can best handle live competition.
There's no secret that the Hart Indians girls volleyball team is in a rebuilding mode entering the 2013 season.
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.