Canyon boys basketball was getting tired of watching other teams celebrate at its expense.
Imagine a scenario where Valencia boys soccer is playing for a chance at a Foothill League title.
So far, Canyon girls basketball has only had one close call.
The Master's College women's basketball proved it can come back against a difficult conference opponent.
All it took was one missed free throw.
Canyon boys soccer can't seem to find itself in the right place at the right time.
Santa Clarita Christian girls basketball knew it had a challenging task ahead of it.
It was there for the taking.
Sometimes, you just have to get lucky.
At least the effort was there.
Enough was enough.
The pollsters have paid plenty of attention to College of Canyons women's basketball.
Saugus just played the first of three straight away games against Foothill League opponents.
This time, it was the offense that carried College of the Canyons men's basketball.
No team knows more about heartbreak than Hart boys basketball.
The trend of Foothill League boys soccer in recent year has been waves of momentum and fast-changing fortunes.
You know you're doing something right as an athlete when you get compared to a comic-book hero.
It's funny what expectations can do.
In a lot of ways, Brian Zabilski is the perfect representative of a storied Saugus cross country program.
Golden Valley High School officially announced the hiring of Dan Kelley as its new varsity head football coach on Monday.
Hart senior guard Lewis Stallworth issued a verbal commitment to the University of Texas at El Paso on Sunday.
In a league and a sport usually dominated by seniors who work their way up the ranks, Valencia junior Lindsey Knudsen was an early bloomer.
Hart quarterback Brady White was named to the MaxPreps.com 2013 Junior All-American Football Team on Friday.
Schools are out for break and Foothill League play for winter sports is still a couple weeks away.
The Santa Clarita Valley's football culture extends beyond the tradition of the Foothill League, and there are a handful of professional athletes to show for it.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks lost No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford to a lower-body injury three weeks ago, forcing the Stanley Cup champions to hand the net over to an untested rookie from Finland.
What you don't hear are the stories of the guys who are grinding their way through the lower levels and trying to make a name for themselves.
Ilya Ilyayev went off for 33 points to lead an efficient offensive effort by College of the Canyons men's basketball on Saturday night in the Cougar Holiday Classic semifinals.
Guards Myles Franklin and Lewis Stallworth gave the Hart Indians boys basketball team a needed spark on Saturday night in the semifinals of the Hart Holiday Classic at Hart High.
The promising start to the season for Golden Valley boys soccer took a wrong turn on Saturday, but there are still encouraging signs for this up-and-coming team.