The Canyon Cowboys girls basketball team began the second half of the Foothill League season in the best possible way, running through an overmatched Golden Valley Grizzlies squad in a 78-28 blowout win on Friday night at Canyon.
In a game that was largely emotional and at times downright chaotic, Canyon Cowboys boys basketball did the little things that the Golden Valley Grizzlies couldn't, winning 56-43 on Friday night at Canyon High behind a number of critical free throws down the stretch.
Golden Valley girls basketball was determined to pick up its first Foothill League win on Friday night at West Ranch High School, and if it hadn't been for a spectacular outing by Wildcats junior guard Whitney Branham, it might have gotten it.
West Ranch's 80-57 home blowout win over an overwhelmed Golden Valley squad on Friday may not have taught anyone anything new about the Wildcats, but it certainly reinforced how good they are.
Santa Clarita Christian School's boys basketball team utilized its athleticism to go over and around an overmatched Vasquez squad 66-42 on Thursday night at SCCS.
Santa Clarita Christian School's girls basketball team continued its 2012-13 struggles Thursday night against Vasquez at SCCS, coming up short in a 49-12 rout.
Hart girls soccer capped a successful second day at the Hart Soccer Showcase with a 3-0 semifinal victory over rival Canyon on Friday afternoon at Hart.
Golden Valley boys basketball saw its struggles continue against a powerhouse Village Christian team on Saturday night at Golden Valley High School.
The Master's College women's basketball team rode a strong second-half performance from junior forward Jacquelyn Marshall to defeat William Jessup University 82-73 on Saturday night at Bross Gym.
Three times during Saturday night's Canyon Classic championship at Canyon High School did Canyon boys basketball trail Foothill League-rival Saugus at the end of a quarter.
Trinity boys basketball capped a satisfying run through the Santa Clarita Christian School Tip-Off Tournament with a convincing 79-55 victory over the rival Cardinals on Saturday at SCCS.
In a reverse of its fortunes, College of the Canyons football started stronger than it finished on Saturday night at Santa Ana Stadium, capping an otherwise successful ending to its season with a 24-21 loss to Santa Ana in the Southern California Bowl.
Whether or not West Ranch's defense was capable of a much-needed, late-game stop against Saugus is debatable.
Golden Valley senior Rebecca Ho avenged her only loss of the regular season in the best way possible, defeating Hart's Natalia Munoz 6-3, 6-2 to repeat as the Foothill League Individuals Tournament champion on Thursday at The Paseo Club.
Before the opening rounds of the girls tennis Foothill League Individual Tournament at The Paseo Club on Wednesday afternoon, coaches were in agreement that this year's edition was deeper than usual.
Fair and even competition brings out the best in everyone, but it's taken for granted how hard it is to plan accordingly at the high school level.
Sophie Cortes is hard to spot when the Hart Indians girls soccer team takes the field.
On Jan. 21, the Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team lost a home contest to Foothill League power and top dog Valencia.
Winning a Foothill League soccer championship requires a lot of things, including the ability to get the job done when needed, and on Tuesday many teams showed that they have what it takes to get that job done.
The College of the Canyons men's basketball team likely entered its home matchup with Santa Barbara City College confident that it could handle the lowly 1-16 Vaqueros.
Late in Wednesday's matchup between the College of the Cougars and Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros women's basketball teams, COC point guard Shawn Kolani had the ball in her hands with the game on the line.
It's been said that the game slows down for great players.
To begin the Foothill League girls soccer season, the Valencia Vikings squeaked past the Saugus by a single goal in a thriller at Valencia High School on Jan. 14.
Few teams have tested the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls soccer team this season.
Foothill League soccer coaches constantly reiterate the lack of predictability during the season, and Tuesday's action reinforced and refuted those claims simultaneously.
With both teams entering Tuesday's contest at Golden Valley High School without a Foothill League win, the Saugus Centurions and Golden Valley Grizzlies girls soccer teams saw in each other an opportunity for a major breakthrough.
The Santa Clarita Christian School Cardinals boys soccer team has struggled this season, and after taking the field shorthanded on Monday against Yeshiva University of Los Angeles those struggles continued.
Where and when the Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team's season will end will remain a mystery until it happens, but looking ahead it's hard for Canyon fans not to be excited about the team's potential to win big matches late in the season.
Old rivals die hard, and such was the case with the visiting Biola Eagles women's basketball team visiting The Master's College on Saturday evening at The Master's College.
West Ranch showed it can score, Canyon showed it can pick up a league win, and Hart further demonstrated that it might be the team to beat on Friday.