Special Olympics Southern California is partnering with Hoops of Hope to host the inaugural Shoot-a-thon on Saturday at Noon at the City of Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
By a unanimous vote, the Foothill League's appeals before the CIF-Southern Section Playoff Groupings Appeals Committee against the section office's proposed baseball and girls tennis playoff groupings were rejected by the seven-person panel on Wednesday at the CIF-SS office in Los Alamitos.
For all its accomplishments in the water, it remains one of the most unrecognized sports in the Foothill League.
At the inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Invitational, the Hart High swim team continued to bolster its status as the valley's top program, as it took first place in the team standings in both boys and girls competition.
Valencia baseball's contest on Saturday afternoon with Rocklin High School in its second game of the Anaheim Lions Tournament may have been better categorized as a friendly game.
The Foothill League has submitted formal appeals to the CIF-Southern Section office on behalf of two sports - girls tennis and baseball - after receiving the proposed playoff groupings for the 2012 through 2014 seasons on March 9.
In some ways, every high school swimmer is alone.
Five local swimmers have been selected to USA Swimming Select Camps, including former Hart swimmer Konrad Antoniuk and current Hart swimmer Tamara Santoyo.
The goal is always to rest injured players, hoping they heal in time for the next match.
Saugus freshman Abbey Weitzeil's Foothill League record-breaking swim in the 100-yard freestyle highlighted the Centurions' sweep of Canyon High on Wednesday afternoon at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center.
The Hart swim team didn't take part in any preseason dual meets before beginning the Foothill League season by defeating Canyon last week.
After exploding for 11 runs in an 11-0 victory in the first game of a doubleheader with Pete Knight High School of Palmdale, the Canyon High softball team may have been hoping it saved some runs after a 4-2 loss the second game.
Before either team could focus on making a run at reigning Foothill League champion Hart High this season, the Valencia and West Ranch swim teams had to prove they could beat each other when the two squads opened their league seasons Tuesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center.
The race for a Foothill League title in boys swimming will likely play out the same way it has for the last 16 years - with Hart High finishing on top.
In all likelihood the 2012 Foothill League girls swim season will produce quite the race.