Playing partners were struggling to communicate and shots were just missing on Wednesday for West Ranch boys tennis.
Last October, Jake Jelmini had an epiphany.
Getting on base was the easy part.
The record might not show it, but Valencia boys volleyball is getting plenty of training in the early part of the season.
This wasn't nearly the same West Ranch boys tennis team as it was a year ago.
For years, coaches would talk about potential and upside when they spoke of Charlie Gillies.
The Santa Clarita Valley may very well be volleyball destination, USA this summer.
Valencia baseball got its hitting issues corrected in a hurry.
Meet records fell and plenty of medals were handed out to both Canyon and Golden Valley track and field athletes on Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley Track Invitational.
Hitting isn't something Valencia baseball teams have struggled with recently.
It was almost the perfect start to the 2012 season for Valencia boys volleyball.
Canyon boys volleyball may be replacing the loss of a handful of key seniors from last year.
After finishing up a promising non-conference portion of the season, The Master's College baseball is carrying the momentum into Golden State Athletic Conference play.
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team had to put together a historic run at the end of the season just to get into the playoffs.
The first few weeks of the season for Hart baseball is going to involve a lot of lineup shuffling and tweaking of the starting rotation.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys soccer team had its share of highlights this season.
Oddly enough, it was a goal against that finally sparked West Ranch boys soccer on Tuesday.
The CIF-Southern Section released the boys and girls prep basketball playoff draws on Sunday afternoon, and plenty of Santa Clarita Valley teams are scattered across various postseason brackets.
PACIFIC PALISADES – The newly energized Jason Gore isn't satisfied with just being able to play this week at his favorite PGA Tour event.
At least 24 schools are already committed to participate in Canyon High School's Santa Clarita Valley Track Invitational.
It appears at least one of two local golfers will get to play through the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.
The Valencia Vikings boys soccer team secured second place in the Foothill League by beating West Ranch for the fourth straight time on Thursday at Valencia High.
If there's a team that knows a lot about fortunes changing quickly, it's Hart girls soccer.
PACIFIC PALISADES - An aspiring golfer growing up in Southern California may see the Northern Trust Open in the same light as a young baseball player watching a game in Dodger Stadium for the first time.
Somehow, after five drama-filled chaotic weeks, we have arrived at the conclusion of another Foothill League winter season.
Across the past three years, the Hart High boys soccer team could easily be considered the Foothill League's best team never to win a league title.
Niko Nuyda was there when Canyon soccer was a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Quietly, one of the best rivalries in Santa Clarita Valley sports has been building up for years.
On Friday, Hart boys soccer played like a team that wanted to make sure no one could catch up in the Foothill League.
It was more a feeling of relief than one of thrill for the Hart Indians boys basketball team on Friday.