Maybe it was the fact that Santa Clarita Christian School ran into a team that has its number.
Someday, maybe five or 10 years from now, a conversation will take place in regards to girls volleyball in the Santa Clarita Valley.
WEST HILLS - This game had it all.
It wasn't a perfect tournament for Canyon girls soccer.
The plan for Saugus for the final week of preleague play was to work out a few kinks and get ready for the Foothill League schedule.
By now, it's obvious what Hart boys soccer wants to do.
It took Hart boys basketball until about the halfway point in the first quarter to settle down.
Junior college football is going through yet another structure change headed into next season.
Soon, a group of Santa Clarita Valley athletes will be able to put their names in the same category as NFL running back Reggie Bush.
For the first 16 minutes, Canyon couldn't find the bottom of the net, especially from long range.
As the season goes on, Hart boys soccer is quickly getting better and better.
Saugus boys basketball hasn't shied away from tough teams so far this season.
Call a few time outs, draw up a couple of plays and make sure you argue with the officials if they don't call the game your way.
Golden Valley's Taylor McKnight first saw the movie "Rudy" when he was a little kid.
Robert Fisher took over as head coach of Golden Valley football under unusual circumstances.
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.
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.