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.
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.