There was nothing particularly taxing about last Friday night's activities for Joanna Masopust.
It looked like the Saugus boys soccer team was going to escape with a win after a somewhat sloppy game.
This all began a long time ago.
Santa Clarita Christian School boys soccer knew it had a challenge on its hands playing against a team one division above it in the CIF-Southern Section.
Based on the looks on the faces of players after the game, you might have thought Saugus girls soccer lost the game.
In volleyball, sometimes outside hitters get all the glory.
One night after giving up 88 points to Valencia, West Ranch had one goal in mind - play defense.
It was only a matter of time for Canyon.
Valencia girls soccer was not only trying to work in a new offensive system, it was trying to do it while dealing with the elements.
Santa Clarita Christian may have a young team this year, but Trinity has an even younger program.
Hart girls basketball doesn't want to settle for mediocre this season.
Early in the season, some teams are still trying to settle into a groove.
Amidst a difficult non-league schedule, Canyon boys soccer wanted to get a win under its belt after two straight draws.
Golden Valley girls basketball started to figure out how to slow down the quick Gardena offense.
Saugus could only hold Valencia's shooters in check for so long.
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.
This is the time of year when every game, every play, every possession is magnified.
From coast to coast, Santa Clarita Valley athletes made the rounds on Wednesday during National Letter of Intent signing day.