It was obvious how much Saugus' league-ending loss to Hart Feb. 8 felt like a knife to the heart.
Canyon boys basketball head coach Chad Phillips can only laugh.
Hart High graduate and 25-year old boxer Said El Harrak has turned professional.
There were times during the 2007-08 basketball season that referees would walk up to fourth-year Canyon head freshman coach John Williams, look at his team and ask: "Is this all you've got?"
As many thought it would turn out, the Foothill League's winter sports were wild.
National signing day marks an aloha of sorts as many high school and junior college athletes are making their farewells and hellos official.
Lost in the shuffle of one wild finish and a Foothill League championship being crowned Tuesday night was another wild finish that involved another team that could share that crown.
It's been a long time since 1983.
It was five years ago that a parent approached Hart High co-athletic director Linda Peckham about taking stats for the varsity girls soccer team.
Peckham was surprised.
Another Hart High shortstop is moving on to play baseball at the next level.
Senior Trevor Matern recently accepted a baseball scholarship and will be playing at the University of San Francisco.
Don't sleep on Canyon boys basketball.
There has been a war brewing between local public and out-of-area private high schools over football and suspected recruiting since December.
Though College of the Canyons softball was mercy-ruled at Whitten Field 8-0 Wednesday in its season opener against Long Beach City College, the game was marked by a couple of other notes.
The way the Hart girls basketball team started combined with the way its rivals started gave early indication that the Indians wouldn't be the team to beat in the 2008 Foothill League.
For three decades, Hart football has been identified by one family - the Herringtons - Mike, Rick and Dean.
The Valencia girls basketball team took a beating on Friday against Canyon and took some late hits from Hart on Tuesday, as the game got physical late.
Things weren't always this rosy at Hart High School.
The Hart Indians baseball program will hold its annual alumni game this Saturday, and as part of the festivities will induct its latest class to the Hart Baseball Wall of Fame.
This is West Ranch's M.O. this year, and more often than not the Wildcats are winning because or in spite of it.
It was a completely different game than last time.
Big players hit big shots in big spots.
Golden Valley first-year head baseball coach Gino Pomilia said there's no lying in his program.
There were some identifiable marks from Canyon girls basketball on Tuesday at Canyon High.
West Ranch boys basketball defeated the Canyon Cowboys 44-39 on Tuesday at Canyon High because of the little things and the big thing.
The Hart Indians boys basketball team is so close.
Cal-Hi Sports revealed its 35th annual All-State Football Teams on Monday, and six locals made the cut.
All old athletes, when their sports days are done, are left to the sidelines.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa earned a sponsor's exemption and will golf in the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open, the tournament announced on Friday.
Canyon Cowboys boys basketball made sure there was no way Golden Valley would pull a repeat of what it did Tuesday.