[KHTS] – The Valencia and Hart football teams are making their last-minute preparations for Friday night’s CIF Southern Section Northern Division championship game.
The two teams will be meeting for the third time in the CIF title game. Hart has won the previous two games, but the last time was in 2001.
Valencia beat Hart, 24-19, in November. The Vikings also beat Hart last year during Foothill League play.
Hart running back Connor Wingenroth has put up record-breaking numbers in the playoffs. He has 719 rushing yards in three playoff games.
Valencia’s Jay Jay Wilson will have to sit out of the championship game after being ejected in the semifinals against Saugus.
Listen to the game live Friday night on AM-1220 KHTS. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
In college volleyball, The Master’s College women beat Madonna University, 3-1, on the second day of pool play in the NAIA national tournament in Sioux City, Iowa.
The Lady Mustangs handed Madonna University its first loss of the season. The Master’s College, ranked No. 16 in the NAIA, is 2-0 in pool play and in control of advancing to the elimination round of the tournament on Friday.
The Lady Mustangs play Rocky Mountain College today on the third day of pool play in the tournament.
In high school tennis, the Valencia doubles team of Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain lost in the round of 16 in the CIF girls individual playoffs.
The Valencia pair lost to Devon Jack and Madeline Gundawidjaja from San Marino, 6-4, 6-1.
In the NBA, the Clippers lost to the Atlanta Hawks, 107-97, in their first game of a seven-game road trip. The Clippers have lost two games in a row.
Next up for the Clippers are the Memphis Grizzlies tonight.
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
The William S. Hart Union High School District was named one of 19 school districts and one county office of education for school attendance review board as a model program for its attendance strategies during distance learning.
The Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families during National Foster Parent Appreciation Month and is now offering two virtual ways for individuals and couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
To provide a framework to guide the future of residential development locally, the city of Santa Clarita is embarking on a public process to update the Housing Element of the Santa Clarita General Plan.
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).