Everyone knew what was at stake.
The hard-fought wins can often be the most rewarding ones.
Saugus was caught by surprise, but managed to find its stride before it was too late.
When it came down to a couple of sets, the boys tennis team with more firepower at the top of the lineup held the advantage.
Everyone knows it's a part of sports.
When Fausto Arana took over the Hart boys soccer program in 2008, he knew it would take a couple of years to create a winning team.
It wasn't just Hart that had a comeback season.
His ability alone is impressive to watch on the court.
The dog days of the spring season are here.
Golden Valley is trying to boost its football program in every possible way.
Valencia baseball wanted to make sure it didn't see a drop-off performance after a dramatic nine-inning win on Wednesday.
Last week, the golf course wasn't even playable due to damage from heavy rain.
Valencia boys volleyball knows it has a target on its back against Foothill League opponents.
In the past two games, Golden Valley baseball has committed itself to taking a more relaxed, free-swinging approach offensively.
Golden Valley boys volleyball has come a long way in a few weeks.
Oddly enough, it was a goal against that finally sparked West Ranch boys soccer on Tuesday.
The CIF-Southern Section released the boys and girls prep basketball playoff draws on Sunday afternoon, and plenty of Santa Clarita Valley teams are scattered across various postseason brackets.
PACIFIC PALISADES – The newly energized Jason Gore isn't satisfied with just being able to play this week at his favorite PGA Tour event.
At least 24 schools are already committed to participate in Canyon High School's Santa Clarita Valley Track Invitational.
It appears at least one of two local golfers will get to play through the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.
The Valencia Vikings boys soccer team secured second place in the Foothill League by beating West Ranch for the fourth straight time on Thursday at Valencia High.
If there's a team that knows a lot about fortunes changing quickly, it's Hart girls soccer.
PACIFIC PALISADES - An aspiring golfer growing up in Southern California may see the Northern Trust Open in the same light as a young baseball player watching a game in Dodger Stadium for the first time.
Somehow, after five drama-filled chaotic weeks, we have arrived at the conclusion of another Foothill League winter season.
Across the past three years, the Hart High boys soccer team could easily be considered the Foothill League's best team never to win a league title.
Niko Nuyda was there when Canyon soccer was a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Quietly, one of the best rivalries in Santa Clarita Valley sports has been building up for years.
On Friday, Hart boys soccer played like a team that wanted to make sure no one could catch up in the Foothill League.
It was more a feeling of relief than one of thrill for the Hart Indians boys basketball team on Friday.
This is the time of year when every game, every play, every possession is magnified.