Suffocated by a devil of a defense all game, Valencia swingman Lonnie Jackson attacked the teeth of it and drew a foul with five seconds left on Friday night.
So desperate was Woodcrest Christian's goalkeeper that she grabbed the leg of Santa Clarita Christian's Kayla Gale after the Cardinals senior booted the ball toward the net late in the second half on Friday.
Valencia boys soccer made what some might consider a surprising run at the Foothill League title in 2010.
In a new experience, Vasquez High girls basketball was simply overwhelmed.
Saugus boys basketball was the Jekyll and Hyde team of the Foothill League in 2010.
Luckily for the Centurions, they're out of the Foothill League and Jekyll turned up again.
The first week of November, brand new Vasquez High girls varsity basketball coach Tim Taufaasau cold-called.
The good news is 10 local basketball teams made the CIF-Southern Section postseason.
We're having the same debate that a lot of others are having.
It's the only one of its kind, and earlier this week, Golden Valley High School's only Foothill League championship plaque was brought into the boys basketball team's locker room as a gentle reminder.
A free-throw shooting clinic it was not, as the College of the Canyons women's basketball team missed 22 shots from the charity stripe Saturday night.
Now that we have the negative out of the way, the Cougars were positively dominant in just about every other phase of the game in a 93-50 victory over Bakersfield College at COC.
Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland will get another opportunity in the big leagues.
Eveland was traded on Saturday from the Oakland Athletics to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
The ground shook and with it, the Foothill League has been shaken up in boys basketball.
Last season, Canyon boys basketball made the CIF-Southern Section postseason with an 8-19 record.
So while league titles are on many teams' minds, especially as we reach the stretch run in the Foothill League season, playoffs should still be on every basketball team's mind.
It was evident Tuesday that Golden Valley's fans don't travel well.
As good as advertised.
Maybe the biggest layoff between Foothill League boys golf matches ever spelled a couple of interesting results on Wednesday at Robinson Ranch.
West Ranch baseball dominated Golden Valley on Wednesday at Golden Valley High 13-0.
In a surprise move, The Master's College has hired its former successful women's basketball head coach Ken Sugarman as its new men's head coach.
Editor's note: We introduce "On the beat" today with the first edition being baseball. On the beat will feature news, information and insight about the sports we cover on a regular basis (prep, college, pro) by the reporters who are considered our "beat reporter" for a particular sport. We feature seven sports during the spring so you will see one of these reports from a different sport every day until the end of the season.
Valencia High graduate Danny Worth has shown that you can keep a strong-willed person down for only so long.
The reply on the email had one word - "JACKPOT."
Lewis Stallworth was an unlikeable player in 2012-13.
A month before the Major League Baseball season began, Saugus High graduate and Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone saw the numbers game ahead and knew he might be a victim of it.
It won't be a runaway.
It was the fall and there was talk that a Golden Valley girls golf program could possibly finish on top of the Foothill league for the first time in school history.
The Valencia Vikings boys tennis team has sliced through a hot knife through butter thus far in Foothill League play.
Valencia Vikings baseball is going to have to pitch to be a Foothill League title contender in 2014 and the Saugus Centurions are going to have to hit to do the same.
We are less than a week away from the fifth annual SCV Hoops Finale and things are starting to shape up for the event, which is a benefit for special needs students in the William S. Hart Union High School District through its WiSH Education Foundation.
Foothill League coaches collectively said prior to the baseball season that defense and pitching could be the factors that determine who wins the league championship.