With a slightly different lineup, Valencia managed to fend off a pesky Golden Valley team on Wednesday to complete the season sweep.
It was a pressure-packed matchup last time Hart and West Ranch girls volleyball met in their Foothill League openers.
It was an unusually thin field running on an unusual day of the week.
As far as the Foothill League was concerned, last week wasn't much of an opportunity for major movement in the polls.
When Zach Wims came from behind to win the season's first Foothill League cross country race last month, it only confirmed what the Canyon coaching staff had been saying about the senior all along.
For the second time this week, two of the Foothill League's top girls volleyball teams were pitted against each other.
An impressive start to conference play hit a barricade on Wednesday night for College of the Canyons volleyball.
No league champion was going to be decided by this match, but that didn't take away from its importance.
It wasn't quite the same field on hand this year at the 28th annual Santa Clarita Valley Cross Country Invitational, but that didn't take much away from the event on Saturday at Castaic Lake.
You don't become the most prolific wide receiver in California high school football history without knowing how to deliver in the spotlight.
Hart girls volleyball head coach Mary Keen said she prefers her team to fly under the radar, no matter how good.
On one side of the field, a top 10-ranked team in the nation demonstrated its depth and speed throughout the day.
For the second time in his decorated collegiate career, University of California, Berkeley senior Max Homa was named Pac-12 Golfer of the Month.
As slowly as Trinity Classical Academy started, it finished things off in a hurry.
It wasn't that long ago you could have made the statement: Delaney Knudsen wouldn't know volleyball if it her in the face.
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.
The road to the state meet was well paved for the remaining Santa Clarita Valley athletes this season.