It was a rough start and a rough finish for Santa Clarita Christian boys soccer.
Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer didn't want to get overconfident.
Enough was enough for College of the Canyons women's basketball.
The Valencia and West Ranch girls basketball teams know each other very well.
If Tuesday night's game was any indication, the Foothill League is going to have plenty of drama this year in boys basketball.
Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage couldn't wait to get started on the 2010-11 season.
Less than a year ago, Canyon received what appeared to be a tough break.
Hart struggled to gain separation from St. Bonaventure in the first half, so it did all it could do to compensate.
In the game of volleyball, there are many different types of players.
Sometimes, a rough stretch can teach a team an important lesson.
A little more than a decade ago, Ray Sanchez stood at a podium, ready to deliver a speech at a banquet honoring the retirement of former Canyon coach and athletic director Ardyce Masters.
It didn't matter which sport it was.
It seems like every year the Santa Clarita Valley turns out another handful of talented athletes who move onto the greener pastures of college and professional sports.
Saugus girls basketball appears to have found a winning combination on offense.
The men's and women's basketball teams at College of the Canyons both traveled to play in tournaments over the weekend, but neither team came out unscathed.
On the heels of one of the most impressive basketball seasons in College of the Canyons history, sophomore Keke Mathews earned two major honors this week.
After 28 games, four months and a whole lot of historical accomplishments, Hart girls soccer didn't quite have the energy for one more rally.
Hart boys basketball wasn't just the best team in the Foothill League this year. It was dominant.
Canyon and Valencia girls basketball were split right down the middle this season.
SANTA ANA - The significance of Saturday's game was not lost on Santa Clarita Christian's athletic department.
Two Santa Clarita Valley basketball teams will have a chance to play for a state championship.
The season will continue for at least one more game for Hart High girls soccer, which earned a No. 5 seed in the CIF Southern California Regional Division II Soccer Championship.
SANTA ANA - Trinity Classical Academy sophomore Ian Caddow said he hadn't felt fully healthy all season long.
A picture hangs on the wall of James Mosley's office at Santa Clarita Christian School recognizing the school's 2009-10 boys basketball team.
Even with the magnitude of its upcoming game, Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball can't consider this a David vs. Goliath situation.
ANAHEIM - Don't expect the Canyon boys basketball team to say they were just happy to be here.
The Hart High boys soccer team advanced to the CIF quarterfinals only twice since 1983.
It's a perfect contrast.
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team beat Tarbut V'Torah 4-0 on Saturday night in a CIF-Southern Section Division VII quarterfinal game at College of the Canyons.
The Master's College women's basketball is right where it wants to be at this point in the season.