The sense of urgency begins.
Foothill League football spent years setting a standard in the state of California.
When one arrives at a Foothill League girls golf match, the first question that pops up is: What accomplishment did Hart High achieve today?
Valencia High graduate and California's all-time prep passing yardage leader Michael Herrick had the best game of his collegiate football career last Saturday.
It's too bad you missed it.
College of the Canyons football can't afford another loss.
It's been an interesting week for Valencia's opponent tonight.
Jim Abbott, a former Major League pitcher, gave an inspiring speech at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Thursday night.
Valencia High football head trainer Burt Dominguez walks through a field on the north end of campus. He's on his way to a hill at the base of campus where the players are conditioning.
Plain and simple, the Santa Clarita Valley is a baseball hotbed.
Now the races are starting to heat up.
Jim Abbott admits he wasn't always comfortable being known as "different."
He is a little more comfortable with it today.
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.
Editor's note: Today marks the sixth in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
On the heels of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and nearing the midway point in the professional baseball season, we get back to our own summertime tradition.
In a season of change, Valencia High School made another big shift on Friday by relieving longtime boys head basketball coach Rocket Collins of his duties.
One said it was a crazy day. The other said it was a long day.
Valencia High graduate Alison Lee is in St. Louis today representing the United States for the 2014 Curtis Cup - a biannual event pitting the U.S. team, made up of the best amateur females in the country, against the Great Britain and Ireland teams.
In the last five-year span (2009 to 2013), Major League Baseball teams have selected a Santa Clarita Valley product 38 times in the First-Year Player Draft and the fewest selected in one year was four in 2013.
We're going all over the place on this one, so stay with us.
Golden Valley's tremendous golf year has come to an end.
Baseball is as traditional a sport as you get.
Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang advanced to the CIF/SCGA Regional State Qualifier (or the Southern California championship) with a 3-over 74 on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Boys Golf Individual Championship.
This "youth" label kept getting in the way of Santa Clarita Christian baseball considering itself a bona fide CIF-championship caliber team this season.
Mike Killinger, who took over as interim Valencia High baseball head coach when Jared Snyder was put on a leave of absence on March 21, has been hired to take over the job on a permanent basis.