Golden Valley is a baseball program on the rise, but it isn't going to take steps forward by shooting itself in the foot.
A pair of dominant pitching performances led Saugus to a key victory over Hart only two days after an 11 inning loss had put the Centurions' playoff future in peril.
Valencia and Canyon softball have gone in opposite directions this decade.
West Ranch softball sat primed for a stunning upset and a school first, but Hart senior pitcher Destiny Rodino had other things in mind.
Valencia locked up its ninth consecutive boys volleyball title Thursday with a 3-1 win over Canyon at home.
Canyon knew it was going to get solid contributions from its field events Thursday.
Valencia finished off an undefeated Foothill League season while putting an exclamation point on its seventh league title in eight years by dropping Canyon 14-4 at home.
West Ranch golfer Collin Wheeler matched his score from two years ago to again claim the Newhall Land Cup (the two-day tournament coinciding with the last two Foothill League matches) and his Wildcats also clinched the Foothill League title Wednesday at TPC Valencia.
It has been more than two decades since Hart baseball last failed to make the playoffs.
With the Foothill League finals just around the corner, Hart head swim coach Steve Neale held a serious meeting prior to Wednesday's regular-season finale against Saugus.
Saugus track and field head coach Christian Standley stood in the Hart High School infield, soaking wet after getting a water cooler bath from members of his boys team.
Peaking at the right time is a key to postseason success in any sport, and West Ranch boys tennis looks like its on point at the perfect time, notching a 14-4 win over Canyon at home Tuesday.
Almost three years to the day since it last defeated Valencia softball, Saugus pulled off a shocker Tuesday.
All that talk of the Valencia being vulnerable in the Foothill League this season has sure died down lately.
It appears that Canyon graduate Nate Longshore does have a destination.
Here's a message to all the Foothill League teams that lost on Friday night: Don't hit the panic button.
Santa Clarita Christian quarterback Jonathan Saavedra already holds the school's all-time season and career passing records.
SANTA BARBARA - So how about West Ranch football's new pistol offense?
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.
The new-look Canyon Cowboys, led by a sophomore starting quarterback, didn't get a bit of mercy against one of the premier teams in California.
The Saugus football team proved it can put up points in a hurry during its season opener against Simi Valley.
CHINO HILLS - Hart fans certainly expected to see quarterback Brady White break school records this season.
The 2014 SCV High School Football Preview was so jam-packed we didn't have room for the Signal Staff's 2014 Foothill League predictions.
It sort of feels like 2006 all over again.
Another pillar of the Valencia High athletic program is gone.
The storyline for most Foothill League teams coming into the 2014 season is whether they can overcome heavy losses on defense and still contain the consistently strong offenses they face in league play.
It was another ugh moment for Valencia High junior Cole Parkinson.
Sunday was a big day for one of golf's brightest young stars and another one of its best comeback stories of the year.
Saugus head football coach Jason Bornn isn't worried about stopping the high-powered offenses in the Foothill League.
They're young, tough and they don't care if you don't know their names.