Even when he was in sixth grade, under 6-feet tall and just starting to play volleyball, Eric Ensing knew about the ever-growing tradition of Valencia High School boys volleyball.
No Foothill League coach was willing to say that dangerous phrase.
It's a constant battle for J.R. Macalutas.
Naturally, the Foothill League has experienced some turnover.
Every time J.C. Cloney froze a Valencia hitter with an offspeed pitch or induced a swinging third strike, he seemed more and more comfortable on the mound.
Roughly three weeks into the season and after playing teams above and below its division, Golden Valley boys tennis picked up a little momentum in its final dual match before the start of Foothill League play.
Playing partners were struggling to communicate and shots were just missing on Wednesday for West Ranch boys tennis.
Last October, Jake Jelmini had an epiphany.
Getting on base was the easy part.
The record might not show it, but Valencia boys volleyball is getting plenty of training in the early part of the season.
This wasn't nearly the same West Ranch boys tennis team as it was a year ago.
For years, coaches would talk about potential and upside when they spoke of Charlie Gillies.
The Santa Clarita Valley may very well be volleyball destination, USA this summer.
Valencia baseball got its hitting issues corrected in a hurry.
Meet records fell and plenty of medals were handed out to both Canyon and Golden Valley track and field athletes on Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley Track Invitational.
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.
All they wanted to do was get into the playoffs.
Can you consider one nonwinning year a drought?
Sunday will be a memorable day for Valencia graduate Alison Lee for a lot of different reasons.
Canyon High senior Cole Mears has always considered himself a utility player.
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.