It would have been easy for J.J. Mosolf to forego his junior year of volleyball.
This time around, Golden Valley baseball wasn't going to give in.
Three games, three exceptional pitching performances and most importantly for Hart baseball, three Foothill League wins.
When Hart boys volleyball is able to get all its powerful hitters going, it can be a dangerous team.
Hart pitcher Erik Vogel wasn't fazed.
Canyon boys tennis dominated the No. 1 singles spot.
Up until Foothill League play began, West Ranch baseball was a team that relied on pitching.
A team with talent is one thing.
Athletes come in many shapes, sizes and abilities.
A little tweak to the lineup and the whole attitude changed.
The ultimate measuring stick for Foothill League teams in boys tennis is actual league competition.
There wasn't much Canyon pitchers could do about it.
Two years ago, Trinity Classical Academy didn't have a varsity softball team.
There wasn't anything special about what Hart boys volleyball did on Wednesday.
Even the experienced teams need a grace period sometimes.
It turns out the Foothill League's Player of the Year in baseball and the state's leading home run hitter was supposed to be an All-CIF selection after all.
A big group of Santa Clarita Valley athletes made it on All-CIF lists, which were unveiled Monday by the Southern Section, but one of the biggest reveals of the day was a name that didn't show up anywhere.
A lot of coaches like to fly under the radar as much as possible.
The minute school ends for the summer, it becomes football season in the Santa Clarita Valley.
College of the Canyons head football coach Ted Iacenda doesn't lack any ambition when it comes to recruiting.
It's no wonder Valencia High School's baseball team featured such a dangerous lineup this season.
Editor's note: Today marks the fifth in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
Editor's note: Today marks the second in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
Though Foothill League football teams appear to be competing in a more difficult playoff division, one California football expert says that doesn't mean another championship is out of the question.
Jeff Gilkey is stepping down as co-head coach of Valencia High School's cross country and track and field programs, he confirmed last week.
It's not as if the 2014 track and field season didn't have it's highlight moments and admirable performances.
It won't go down as a day of outright glory for two local athletes.
With current and former players getting into the mix, Saturday was a big day for the College of the Canyons baseball program.
Nathan Bultman had to wait all day for his event to start.
The dates have been announced for the third annual Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament coming up this summer in the Santa Clarita Valley.