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.
Defense kept College of the Canyons football in the game all night long, the offense just came alive a bit too late.
Just a couple of months removed from its Foothill League championship baseball season, Hart is well on its way to replacing, adding and bolstering its talented roster.
Mark Crawford doesn't want to be labeled "the athletic principal" at West Ranch High School, but his background speaks for itself when it comes to his love of sports.
It's comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.
Valencia High School baseball player Devin Davis got to go deep at a Major League Baseball stadium.
The best way to explain how an athlete can qualify as exciting is to define the term - and not simply in a dictionary sense.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The evil empire is back.
The writing was on the wall for UCLA golfer and Valencia High graduate Alison Lee.
LOS ANGELES - Trevor Bauer insisted he didn't feel any different while pitching at the home of his favorite childhood baseball team for the first time.
When it comes to athletics, College of the Canyons takes a lot of pride in being one of the top community college programs in California.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
Natalie Rodriguez was one hundredth of a second short of winning her first Foothill League track and field title this year.
Even after the single most impressive moment of the season for any Foothill League athlete, Nathan Bultman didn't go home satisfied.
It's already been a busy summer for Valencia's Devin Davis.
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.