PASADENA - The halcyon days of USC quarterbacks are now.
Under head coach Pete Carroll, Matt Leinart and John David Booty had their glory games under the Pasadena sun.
There has been little doubt this girls golf season as to where the top spots from the Foothill League would come from - be it team or individual.
For the first time in school history, Golden Valley can boast about something going into Foothill League play.
Inside Hart basketball's locker room, a message was written on the white board - "attack the rim."
Message sent, message delivered.
ENCINO - The taste of consolation was obviously not satisfying, even if it was accompanied by a pre-league win over a rival.
ENCINO - The Hart boys basketball team had the San Fernando Valley Invitational championship won Tuesday at Crespi High.
One of the greatest prep football players in Santa Clarita Valley history is interested in the Golden Valley head coaching job.
A woman answers the phone at Sierra Vista Junior High with so much pride.
"Did you know there were movies filmed there?" she says of the building. "What's that one movie? Oh yeah. 'Mr. Woodcock' was filmed there. They cleaned it up so nice."
CARSON - Unapologetic 'til the end.
Canyon girls head basketball coach Stan Delus was telling everyone he could about The Bishop's School of San Diego before Thursday's game.
The second Foothill League football coach has resigned in less than a week.
Over the years, the College of the Canyons women's basketball team has been so strong at one particular position; another moniker for the squad could be College of the Point Guards.
Hart's girls golf team's records are meant to be broken.
Two years later, Harry Welch will be back in Carson.
There is a ripple effect from Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew head coach Sigi Schmid declining a contract offer that can be felt in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Because of a friendship between Schmid and Scott Schauer, the executive director for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation, there is a possibility that the Crew will not be involved in a third annual MLS exhibition game at College of the Canyons.
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.