It's put up or shut up for The Master's College Mustangs men's basketball team this season.
For the Hart Indians football team, the standard of excellence in 2013 will go beyond beating Valencia for a CIF-Southern Section Northern Division title.
This year, fellow Foothill League teams Saugus and Hart crashed the party at the High Five Classic, hosted by Valencia High School.
Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain's exciting run through the CIF girls tennis individual playoffs came to an end on Wednesday, as the duo fell victim to the No. 2 overall seeded pairing of Devon Jack and Madeline Gundawidjaja from San Marino High 6-4, 6-1 in the round of 16 in Seal Beach.
Valencia's duo of Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain entered CIF individual playoffs having only played together a handful of times.
The 2013 All-National Division, Northern Conference team may as well be renamed the all-Cougars team.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team's 2013 run to a CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man Championship was both improbable and inevitable.
For a 10-minute span in the third quarter of Saturday night's CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man Championship, the Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team put forth its most complete effort of the 2013 season - and walked off the field at Valencia High School with a title because of it.
If the Trinity Classical Academy Knights 8-man football team hopes to capture the CIF-Southern Section Division II 8-man Championship tonight against Joshua Springs, historical trends will have to be broken.
In 2010, Spencer Klehn led a talented freshmen class that entered Trinity Classical Academy with the unique opportunity to help build a football program that would go as far as bright-eyed and inexperienced 14-year-old kids could take it.
It's safe to say Valencia's duo of Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain traveled the path of most resistance on the opening day of the CIF-Southern Section girls tennis individual playoffs on Monday.
The Master's College Lady Mustangs soccer team stalled on offense and never got started on Saturday at Reese Field.
Second half dominance at the line of scrimmage is why the Valencia Vikings football team is playing in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division semifinals next Friday.
"Lance Poole is the epitome of College of the Canyons football."
After an up-and-down season with the Miami Marlins, hart High graduate Chris Valaika signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs on Sunday that gives him an opportunity to try out for the big league club in Spring Training.
With a chance to enter the third week of Foothill League competition with a .500 record, the West Ranch Wildcats girls soccer team did what it had to to pick up a 1-0 win over Golden Valley on Friday afternoon at West Ranch high school.
If you haven't had a chance to catch the Albert Einstein Academy Rockets varsity boys basketball team this season, you are missing out on "an exciting brand of basketball where we score a lot of points," according to Einstein head coach Greg Patterson.
Former Saugus High School and University of Virginia standout Shasta Fisher was selected 29th overall by the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League, and will now head to the nation's capital to continue her accomplished career.
The Valencia girls soccer team capitalized on rival Canyon's mistakes, and because of it the Vikings survived on Tuesday evening at Canyon High School.
If the West Ranch Wildcats boys basketball team hopes to three-peat as Foothill League champions, it will have to do so without some of the standout players that helped build the program's winning foundation.