Despite leading at halftime in its opening game of the Hart Holiday Classic, the Indians boys basketball team was looking to pick up the intensity heading into the third frame against visiting Burbank.
A year ago, University of Minnesota defensive back and Valencia High School graduate Brock Vereen was spending Christmas with his family.
When Dina McBride stepped on the court at the United State Tennis Association 40s Hard Court National Championships earlier this month, it was hard to imagine she had suffered a gruesome injury in the same tournament just a year before.
What started as a way to help a group of students looking to increase their academic and athletic opportunities, has blossomed in just six years into a successful international studies program at Santa Clarita Christian School.
Award season has arrived for Heritage League fall sports, and 12 Santa Clarita Christian athletes found themselves on all-league lists in football or girls volleyball.
It would have been easy for the Canyon girls soccer team to give up, down two goals after a half without being able to find the back of the net.
Despite finishing the 2011-12 regular season as arguably the hottest team in the Foothill League, and starting out this season with an impressive record against quality competition, the Valencia girls soccer team remains unranked in the CIF-Southern Section Division II poll and is still looking to garner some respect.
The Hart girls soccer team has spent the last eight games searching for its identity under first-year head coach Justin Lundin.
The Master's College men's basketball team always knew the importance of a quick start - but it learned last year that early success doesn't guarantee prolonged success.
After a disappointing 2011-12 season saw The Master's College women's basketball team fall in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference tournament after finishing eighth in the final standings, TMC is already back respect this season.
It was clear from the beginning that very little about Canyon's semifinal matchup with Grant in the Canyon Classic on Friday night would go smoothly.
Canyon showed just how quickly things can change on the soccer field.
Canyon boys basketball was in its comfort zone on Wednesday night in the opening game of its own Canyon Classic tournament.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists, propelling the Los Angeles Clippers to their fourth straight victory, 112-90 over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
It didn't just come from one player, one play or one spot on the field on Tuesday afternoon when the Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team met Albert Einstein Academy of Canyon Country in both teams' Heritage League opener.