Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball and Desert Chapel of Palm Springs are both very direct in what they have to do on Saturday to become the next CIF-Southern Section Division VI champion.
Recently dismissed Saugus boys head basketball coach Derek Ballard said his coaching days aren't over.
NEWBURY PARK - Canyon girls head basketball coach Chuck Johns pondered the question on if his team overachieved this season for a second after its 51-37 loss to the Newbury Park Panthers on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs.
SANTA ANA - From the first shot Hart High put up Friday night at Foothill High School in the CIF-Southern Section Division IIA quarterfinals, something was off.
West Ranch senior right-handed pitcher Jake Bird verbally committed to UCLA baseball this week.
Saugus High varsity boys basketball coach Derek Ballard was fired on Thursday.
One year from now, things could be much different for Hart High girls basketball.
This feels like home for Canyon girls basketball, especially for one player.
Valencia boys basketball head coach Rocket Collins wouldn't agree that Trabuco Hills was a well-oiled machine - the machine part was what he disagreed with.
Game tape, stats and word of mouth serve as many teams' scouting reports come the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.
What did Valencia boys soccer achieve in 2014?
The Santa Clarita Valley's premier basketball showcase game is back for the fifth year and will feature a food truck festival for the first time.
The side door of Hart High's gymnasium is rarely, if ever, open during games.
The tears weren't so much about an end, but about what should have been.
Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball hit the century mark in points for the first time in school history and won by 45 points.
One of Major League Baseball's biggest stories last week was Valencia High graduate and Detroit Tigers infielder Danny Worth pitching twice and displaying an impressive knuckleball.
There are no more.
The end of the era could have been at the plate with Nick Valaika up in the bottom of the seventh inning and his Hart Indians down six runs to Orange Lutheran in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs on Friday.
We've sort of neglected the play of Saugus' Braden and Aden combo because of two other great Foothill League stories this year - Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang's ascension to the top of the Foothill League and Hart's displacing six-time champion West Ranch as league champion.
MISSION HILLS - If Foothill League play for Saugus could be broken down into a seven-inning game, it would be a quick start, a lead in the middle and finally close but not enough.
Want to win a CIF baseball championship?
As expected, four Foothill League teams made the CIF-Southern Section Division I baseball playoffs.
To say Canyon baseball's season has been frustrating is an understatement.
When we were lauding J.J. Holen for his performances as a West Ranch High golfer, it was because of the superb golf scores he turned in on a consistent basis from his freshman to senior year.
Junior pitcher Sean O'Shea hasn't been used much on the mound this season after recovering from a shoulder injury suffered during football season. But he made the most of his opportunity and led the West Ranch Wildcats out of trouble on Tuesday at Canyon High School and into the win column.
It's fitting that Hart High baseball clinched at least a share of the Foothill League championship with a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Saugus Centurions on Tuesday at Hart High School - the Indians first title since 2008.
A legendary heavy metal performer once said that if his band moved next door to you, your lawn would die.
By the end of this week, we could have multiple Foothill League baseball champions.
Last year, we had zero boys golfers advance from the first round of the CIF postseason.
In a very trying season for the Valencia baseball program, Keston Hiura has been a very welcomed story.