Hart has never beaten Quartz Hill coach John Volk on its home field, but if the Rebels play like they did Tuesday, they won't lose many games anywhere.
The Valencia High baseball program donated nearly two dozen Christmas trees to needy families, a local firehouse and troops in Iraq.
The Valencia girls soccer team had its opportunities.
Midway through the second half, the Vikings repeatedly rattled the Falcons' cage only to be turned away several times.
In cross country, often times the success of a program can be measured by its depth.
By that yardstick, the Canyon High School boys cross country team was a hit Saturday, winning the Sweepstakes trophy at the Kenny Staub/John Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.
A slight cough would not wilt a budding golf prodigy Tuesday at Woodley Lakes Golf Course in Van Nuys.
In fact, neither age nor nothing else has halted Hart High freshman Kendall Dusenberry this Foothill League girls golf season.
If the No. 1-ranked Valencia girls tennis team has an Achilles heel, it could end up being its all-sophomore doubles pairs.
Although very solid, powerful and fundamentally sound, at times the three doubles teams can be beat by even better tandems. The Vikings are No. 1 in the CIF-SS Division III tennis coaches' poll, which was released Monday.
In a thrilling four-set volleyball battle, Valencia defeated Saugus, 25-11, 17-25, 25-14, 25-20, on Tuesday at Valencia.
Saugus High quarterback Desi Rodriguez finished off his stellar career in grand fashion as he was given the top honor for Foothill League players.
The All-Foothill League team was released Monday.
Above all else, Ryan Wolfe wants respect.
If the Saugus girls cross country team is known as a running juggernaut, what would Fayetteville-Manlius of New York be called?
How about "targeted."
Reservations have been canceled.
A fixture in CIF-Southern Section division title games since 1997, the Foothill League's run has ended.
Golden Valley cross country runner Seth Totten fought a losing battle Saturday morning in Walnut at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.
The junior fought the pain of a dislocated metatarsal in his right foot, but was unable to finish the five-kilometer Boys Seeded Race at Mt. San Antonio College.
Santa Clarita Christian remained undefeated after another easy victory Friday night, this time bulldozing over Hesperia Christian.
For the second week in a row, the Cardinals (4-0) dominated both sides of the ball in route to a 41-6 victory on the road.
There are no secrets between teams after playing each other three times in a season.
A handful of athletes with Santa Clarita Valley ties got things started at the prestigious Mt. San Antonio College Relays on Friday in Walnut.
Valencia Vikings baseball may end up looking back at this week as a jumping-off point toward a big finish in the Foothill League.
In its first two wins against the Canyon Cowboys this season, the Hart Indians scored a total of five runs.
Canyon boys volleyball is starting to back up the idea that it is a vastly improved team this season.
The Valencia boys tennis team found itself in new territory going into spring break.
It's possible the best girls and the best boys track and field teams in the Foothill League were competing at the same place on Thursday.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
The Valencia Vikings nearly came back from six runs against the West Ranch Wildcats in the Foothill League opener.
Pitching has never been the issue for the Saugus Centurions.
The Valencia Vikings boys volleyball team may not be dominating the rest of the Foothill League like it once did when it won 12 league titles in a row from 2001-2012.
After every Hart baseball game, the pitcher, catcher and pitching coach get together for a "pitchers' union" to discuss how the game went.
Hart girls swim has put decades-long locks on the Foothill League and has dominated its rivalry with Valencia.
The best part about it for A.J. Smith is seeing the looks on people's faces.