This was the College of the Canyons football team people were expecting.
Saugus should get a gift receipt for this one.
Taft of Woodland Hills was a giving mood Friday night at Cougar Stadium, committing 17 penalties for 132 yards.
In Valencia football's last two games, it has outscored opponents 76-14, then gone into a bit of a second-half cruise control.
Saugus head football coach Jason Bornn threw out an analogy this week about his team.
It's evident that Josh Gibbs looks back on his high school football experience with a little bit of regret.
But he moved on, got better and now the College of the Canyons safety will be playing in a conference many consider to be the class of college football.
The Foothill League's football teams are 9-11.
They might have been the most exciting community college football games in the state the last two seasons.
PALMDALE - After Valencia defeated Palmdale Friday night 35-14 at Jim Riewer Field, an Antelope Valley radio announcer provided a little more color as he walked off the field.
There is a lot of respect for Palmdale High's football program around here.
Hart's win over the Falcons on Sept. 11 was considered to be a pretty big victory.
Tonight's Hart-Westlake football matchup at Cougar Stadium at 7:30 p.m. is a marquee game in so many ways.
The Indians (2-1) and Warriors (2-0) have played against each other every year this decade.
Again, everyone was right.
So far, so average.
This is it - the most talented bunch of girls golfers the Foothill League has ever seen.
She does not have to be here. Nine holes of golf - what could that really do for her?
This summer edition of On the Beat is strictly on the summer's sport - baseball.
Location. Location. Location.
LAKE BALBOA - It's July. But come next spring, the Foothill League's going to have a lot of problems with Saugus.
HOLLYWOOD - Though it came on the backend of Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott's opening statement at Pac-12 Media Day on Wednesday at Paramount Studios, his objection to the notion that student-athletes should be paid was a weighty statement.
HOLLYWOOD - No big surprises here.
Fox Sports is reporting that Saugus High graduate and Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone has asked to be traded.
While Max Homa and Jason Gore are having success on the Web.com Tour, Saugus High graduate Nick Delio has his sights set on it.
Valencia High has built a reputation as one of Southern California's top high school programs.
This was the best coached year in the last decade in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Of all sports at Golden Valley High, it was golf.
When does it stop?
Two chocolate donuts.
Valencia High School made a big splash on Wednesday by hiring former Canyon basketball head coach Chad Phillips to lead its program.
Next week will mark the midway point in the Major League baseball season and we currently have a quintet of locals pitching on big league teams.