Golden Valley's "bring it on" mentality takes on a whole new meaning today.
It hasn't been the most straightforward start to the season for Hart football.
Valencia and Saugus were billed as the best two teams heading into Foothill League girls volleyball play.
Volleyball is a game that involves constant shifts in momentum and sudden changes of fortunes.
There's a certain list of attributes that makes up any successful team.
Whether it counts toward the final record or not, Valencia and West Ranch are always fighting it out for first place in girls tennis.
Toward the end of the first quarter, West Ranch's offense seemed to be falling into a rhythm as it was driving to take the lead.
The non-league season is supposed to show teams who they are prior to league play.
The good news for Golden Valley football is the solution is simple.
One thing is for sure, Hart girls volleyball is getting plenty of practice under pressure.
If Trinity Classical Academy football needed an indication that it's improving in just its second season as a varsity program, the team just got some solid affirmation.
Tim White's usual position is wide receiver.
In its first game, Saugus tallied 335 yards of rushing alone against Burroughs of Burbank.
It became clear early that Trinity Classical Academy girls volleyball wasn't going down easily on its new home court.
In the fall, Fridays are reserved for prep football in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Call it an exhibition game all you want.
Valencia's Dylan Thomas said he wasn't feeling well when he woke up on Friday morning.
It was April 19 of last year when Golden Valley and Canyon boys track and field went at it.
After building up its program for years, the Golden Valley girls track and field team finally reached the pinnacle last year by winning its first Foothill League championship in school history.
It only took one game for West Ranch boys volleyball to get back into its Foothill League groove.
The 2013-14 season was a big winter for Santa Clarita Valley prep sports.
It took more than a decade to get to the point where this statement could honestly be made about the Foothill League boys volleyball season: It's anyone's title.
Last season, Valencia's boys volleyball coaching staff had no other choice but to hand the keys to Kyle Ensing.
College of the Canyons head coach Chris Cota is hoping his team's loss on Saturday will fall in the category of a bump in the road rather than a trend setter.
Hart High's trend of playing tight ball games and relying on pitching looks like it might be carrying over from last season.
For the second year in a row, The Master's College women's basketball team entered the national tournament with high hopes only to see them come crashing down much earlier than expected.
It was not a case of love at first sight, but it's no doubt a love story.
The Hart girls soccer team was building up to this type of season.
It was only a routine summer league high school basketball tournament, but Megan Lindsley wasn't letting up a bit.
The way the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team sees it, every extra game they get to play is a bonus.