Valencia knew its opponent wanted to slow the game down and control the clock by running the ball.
West Ranch needed to play its best football the past two weeks to get into the postseason.
NEWPORT BEACH - It may not have been the type of ending West Ranch girls tennis had hoped for, but in some ways it was fitting.
As Valencia gets deeper into the CIF-Southern Section Division III tennis playoffs, its depth plays an increasing role.
BAKERSFIELD - Everything was going as planned for College of the Canyons football in its regular-season finale on Saturday afternoon.
College of the Canyons football still has hopes of making the Southern California playoffs.
Less than two weeks ago, Valencia lost handily to El Dorado of Placentia in the Redondo Power Classic Tournament.
Saugus' Jaclyn Clark did everything she could to keep her team alive Thursday night.
Canyon and Golden Valley are in very different situations at this point in the football season.
Valencia girls volleyball hasn't lost in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs since 2005.
Coming into the 2010 season, West Ranch head girls volleyball coach Nate Sparks knew his team was young.
The College of the Canyons defense knew it would have to contain the elusive Ventura College quarterback to have a chance to win the game.
College of the Canyons football is predicated on two principles - attitude and effort.
It's nothing spectacular, but it works for Saugus.
Valencia had already assured itself at least a share of a ninth straight Foothill League championship in girls volleyball.
There were the standard handshakes and hugs among players and coaches that normally follow a season-ending loss.
With her adrenaline pumping, Santa Clarita Christian sophomore Shelby Boswell felt like she could keep pitching all day long.
Foothill League football teams can say goodbye to the Northern Division.
A group of young, late arrivals to Canyon varsity softball has injected new life into the team.
The team playoffs have not been kind to the Foothill League lately.
On paper, Tuesday looked like a rough day for Foothill League boys volleyball teams.
Everything seems to go right for Canyon and Golden Valley track and field this year.
Welcome to stage one of the high school track and field postseason.
This is uncharted waters for Santa Clarita Christian.
An up-and-down season for the Valencia Vikings boys tennis team finished with an up-and-down day.
Valencia boys volleyball showed a propensity for winning close matches during Foothill League play this season.
The ill-timed slump continued for The Master's College baseball on Monday.
One former College of the Canyons football player was selected over the weekend in the NFL Draft and two more were picked up on Monday as NFL free agents.
Usually, coaches try their best to be politically correct when talking to reporters.
The group of girls who anchor Golden Valley's successful track and field team aren't looking for anyone's congratulations.