This was College of the Canyons women's basketball being College of the Canyons women's basketball.
Any Foothill League opener arrives with a heavy feeling of anticipation. But this one felt even heavier.
The Valencia Vikings girls basketball team was considered one of the deepest Foothill League teams.
It's a lot for a 17-year-old to handle going into his senior year.
Change is the word for 2015 in Foothill League boys basketball.
West Ranch High graduate and University of Oregon junior catcher Janelle Lindvall is the latest Santa Clarita Valley softball player to be named to the country's most elite team.
The door is open. But some very tall Canyon girls are still standing in the doorway.
In Hart High's empty gymnasium, one week before Foothill League play begins, one diminutive basketball player is going all out.
The Valencia Vikings girls basketball team can look back at one thing and one quarter as the best reason why it didn't defeat national No. 8 Chaminade of West Hills on Thursday night.
College of the Canyons should have won by 10 points on Wednesday night in its Western State Conference opener against Antelope Valley College at College of the Canyons, according to its head coach Greg Herrick.
We often like to talk about Santa Clarita Valley athletes with a historical perspective because SCV athletes are getting better and reaching new heights.
This was one of the most debated Player of the Year choices we've ever had. We wanted to be right in choosing the 2014 All-Santa Clarita Valley Football Player of the Year.
The Master's College women's basketball team is the same team it was when it left us on Dec. 13.
The kind of start Saugus boys basketball is off to makes a liar out of paper.
There was a mini-panic.
Last year was a changing of the guard. This year is reinforcement.
Since Hart baseball lost to Canyon to open up the Foothill League season, the Indians are unbeaten in five games.
Top-level Santa Clarita Valley talent made collegiate choices on Wednesday – including the top boys and girls runners in the valley and the recently crowned All-Santa Clarita Valley Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
We searched and re-searched because it was unbelievable.
One of three players, two of three players or all three players could be the 2015 All-Santa Clarita Valley Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
There have been times when Valencia High catcher Anthony Lepre has caught one of pitcher Kevin Chandler's fastballs that hooked the outside corner of the plate and the hitter has gotten audibly frustrated.
The people behind professional boxer Chris Pearson view Hart High graduate Said El Harrak as a victory in the junior middleweight division on the undercard on one of the most anticipated fights of all time - Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas.
The varsity football head coach was the same as the girls volleyball coach in the fall. The junior high softball coach became the varsity boys basketball coach for the last 11 games in the winter. The varsity head softball coach also had to take on the baseball head coaching duties in the spring. The athletic director is the head of the physical education department and the journalism teacher teaches speech and debate.
The West Ranch boys tennis team is proving to be pretty dominant in Foothill League play.
No team deserved to lose on Hart High School's baseball field on Wednesday.
As one Foothill League boys golf coach put it, now onto big boy golf.
Just one week away from the beginning of the Major League Baseball season and a few locals are making their final pitches to big league teams for inclusion on Opening Day rosters - figuratively and literally.
We've been fortunate in our six years of doing the SCV Hoops Finale that on each occasion, special stories have come out.
Coming into Foothill League play, UCLA-bound Hart Indians starting pitcher Jack Ralston wasn't sharp.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings have moved into a playoff spot in the Western Conference.