The Valencia and West Ranch girls basketball teams know each other very well.
If Tuesday night's game was any indication, the Foothill League is going to have plenty of drama this year in boys basketball.
Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage couldn't wait to get started on the 2010-11 season.
Less than a year ago, Canyon received what appeared to be a tough break.
Hart struggled to gain separation from St. Bonaventure in the first half, so it did all it could do to compensate.
In the game of volleyball, there are many different types of players.
Sometimes, a rough stretch can teach a team an important lesson.
A little more than a decade ago, Ray Sanchez stood at a podium, ready to deliver a speech at a banquet honoring the retirement of former Canyon coach and athletic director Ardyce Masters.
It didn't matter which sport it was.
It seems like every year the Santa Clarita Valley turns out another handful of talented athletes who move onto the greener pastures of college and professional sports.
Saugus girls basketball appears to have found a winning combination on offense.
The men's and women's basketball teams at College of the Canyons both traveled to play in tournaments over the weekend, but neither team came out unscathed.
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.
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.
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.