This is a good time of year for College of the Canyons softball.
For track and field coaches, it's always a balancing act between worrying about winning team competitions and figuring out how to keep their best athletes ready for the end of the season.
Saugus boys volleyball isn't going away quietly after falling short to Valencia earlier in the week.
A lot of weight was on the shoulders of a select number of athletes for Golden Valley girls track and field.
It's hard for Valencia graduate Nick Ferry to believe it's all coming to an end soon.
A handful of athletes with Santa Clarita Valley ties got things started at the prestigious Mt. San Antonio College Relays on Friday in Walnut.
Canyon boys volleyball is starting to back up the idea that it is a vastly improved team this season.
It's possible the best girls and the best boys track and field teams in the Foothill League were competing at the same place on Thursday.
The Valencia Vikings boys volleyball team may not be dominating the rest of the Foothill League like it once did when it won 12 league titles in a row from 2001-2012.
The best part about it for A.J. Smith is seeing the looks on people's faces.
One coach described Hart senior Brayon Rodriguez as a silent quarterback on the field.
This beach volleyball thing is really catching on in the Santa Clarita Valley.
There are things that Kyle Boller misses about playing professional football.
Alison Lee's foray into the top ranks of her sport came to a close on Sunday - at least for now.
Valencia graduate Alison Lee worked her way up the leaderboard on Saturday in the third round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage.
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.