Valencia boys tennis fell behind early and couldn't swing its way out of trouble in a 12-6 loss to Harvard-Westlake School of North Hollywood on Thursday at Valencia High.
Canyon junior Preston Richardson said during the preseason the boys volleyball team has been working on harnessing the extra energy and motivation needed to defend home court.
LETMESAIL and The Signal's SCV Hoops Finale, a senior girls basketball game and a senior boys basketball game that will be played on Saturday at Golden Valley High, will truly be a valley-wide event.
The Valencia boys tennis team took advantage of a less-than-full-strength Thousand Oaks High squad and notched a 14-4 win in the middle of a three-game home stretch at Valencia High on Wednesday.
The Vikings' doubles pairs, led by the No. 1 team Dalton Ullman and Tayven Townsend, didn't drop a set as Valencia earned all nine available set points.
The season opener can shake nerves and give a team a glimpse at the year to come.
But for Canyon softball, it was one of the first times the entire squad has really been together.
Unforced errors were a problem for the Valencia boys volleyball team in an earlier loss with fellow section power Westlake.
When the Vikings play well, they can be very tough to beat.
The Canyon boys tennis team used dominant performances by its top singles players and doubles teams to defeat Lancaster 14-4 Tuesday afternoon at Canyon High School.
The Saugus softball team got the start it wanted in a 6-4 win over Stockdale High of Bakersfield at Saugus High on Tuesday.
For most freshmen, making the jump to the varsity track and field team would be a tall order.
The Valencia boys tennis team took its first trip to the 26th annual California High School Tennis Classic at Buchanan High School in Clovis over the weekend.
Given how things turned out, the Vikings will probably be planning a return visit next year.
Persistent storms led to the postponement of the 2010 Santa Clarita Valley Track and Field Invitational on Saturday at Canyon High School.
Hart starting pitcher Alex Tenorio didn't throw a pitch for the varsity team last season.
The votes are in, and the coaches have spoken.
Topping the list of boys and girls All-Foothill League honors are Canyon goalkeeper Andrew Wilson and Saugus midfielder Shasta Fisher, who were named boys' and girls' Player of the Year, respectively.
And you thought the local prep basketball season was over.
On March 13 at Golden Valley High, locally based charity LETMESAIL, The Signal newspaper and Santa Clarita Valley's local schools will come together to put on the SCV Hoops Finale.
When it comes to coaching high school sports, what's the most important part of the job?
Ask most coaches and they'll tell you the same thing.
Things are going to look a little bit different around Golden Valley this season.
Last season the Santa Clarita Christian football team's plan of attack when running the ball was to spread teams out and allow Kamron Carroll and Derek Lewis to find open spaces.
During last week's visit to the Santa Clarita Valley, World Wrestling Entertainment executive Stephnanie McMahon addressed the question of whether or not her company fits under the umbrella of athletics.
Ian Caddow wasn't sure he was going to play football this season.
Jeremy Haggerty tried his best to be a sponge over the past 12 years.
Hart quarterback Brady White woke up in the mornings during his family's recent vacation to Coronado Beach and walked down to the water with a football.
The film don't lie.
It started in 1971.
Trinity Classical Academy promoted assistant Jeremy Haggerty to the position of varsity head boys basketball coach on Tuesday.
There are few singular moments that can send two groups of people at the same place spiraling into opposite extremes of the emotional spectrum.
It starts early - usually with a family members' suggestion and guidance.
"My kids hated basketball."
Ever hear of those people who never take sick days at work?
Pain is inevitable. This is a concept that athletes across all sports seem to understand.
It's been said that if you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.