It had the offensive production. It had the pitching. But Trinity Classical Academy softball fell just short of its first-ever playoff victory.
Haley Hineman had been asked to lay down a bunt several times before this season.
Just about every Trinity Classical Academy sport competed in its first varsity season during the 2010-11 school year and made strides, including baseball.
When Lonnie Jackson first took the court for Valencia basketball, he was told he had little chance to gain any significant recognition for his talents outside of the Santa Clarita Valley.
IRVINE - For a program like Valencia boys volleyball, watching a season come to an end in any match other than a CIF championship is a disappointment.
All it takes is a couple of points and it can all come tumbling down.
It sounded easy enough on paper.
Hart boys volleyball would have had to play nearly perfect to beat the top seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
When it comes to playoffs, teams often have to face unfamiliar opponents, which makes in-game adjustments paramount.
Damage control was the name of the game for West Ranch baseball.
West Ranch boys tennis, sporting different doubles teams than usual, focused on hitting solid serves and high-percentage shots in Wednesday's CIF-Southern Section Division II first-round playoff match.
Golden Valley boys volleyball coach Jeff Cody didn't spend too much time being frustrated.
The scene of Valencia boys volleyball players doing handstands and playing "Duck, Duck, Goose" during a break in the action told the story.
Competing in Foothill League tennis at the varsity level is no picnic.
It was a battle between two upstart programs, but only Trinity Classical Academy baseball is competing for a playoff spot.
Valencia graduate Jonathan Chang is right in the thick of things after one day at the U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday in Johns Creek, Ga.
The Foothill League's wealth of experience was on display over the weekend at the Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament.
The third annual Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament wrapped up on Sunday in the Santa Clarita Valley.
When Steven Borden first signed his letter of intent for the University of Kentucky football team in December 2012, he wasn't rated by any major recruiting websites.
It figures that it would take until the very last hole and one of the top amateur players in the world to finally stop Alison Lee's momentum.
Earlier in the week, Valencia graduate Alison Lee talked about how valuable it was simply to make par at the difficult Nassau Country Club for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
Valencia graduate Alison Lee made it clear early on Wednesday she wasn't going to suffer an upset early in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
We've handed out the awards for the season that was across all high school sports.
If Saugus High swimmer Abbey Weitzeil wants to make it to the Olympics some day, her performance on Wednesday indicates she's on the right track.
Step one is over, and Alison Lee passed it with flying colors on Tuesday at the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
If Alison Lee's goal is to replicate her impressive performance from last year's U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, she's off to a good start this year.
In Santa Clarita, he was Leon the Phenom.
Kyle Ensing's volleyball prowess is now spanning the globe.
The offseason is over and training camp is officially in session for all 32 teams in the National Football League.
This season has been a learning experience for two local golfers.