Valencia girls tennis was denied a fifth straight trip to the CIF-Southern Section Division III finals with a 9-9 (81-76 on games) loss to San Luis Obispo High (19-1) in the quarterfinals Tuesday.
The 2009 CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs have a familiar feel.
Personal goals were never mentioned throughout the season.
Last season, the Foothill League failed to send a representative to a CIF championship game for the first time since 1997.
Valencia girls tennis continues to roll through the CIF Division III playoffs, scoring a convincing 16-2 second-round victory over Paramount on Saturday at Paramount.
WALNUT - The Foothill League has a reputation as one of the best cross country leagues in the state of California.
The tone was set on the first play of the game.
After possibly the roughest season in Canyon football history, the Cowboys finally have something to celebrate.
The Hart football team looked prolific for a second week in a row, clinching second place in the Foothill League with a 42-7 win over Golden Valley on Friday.
The West Ranch girls tennis team took a big step forward this season by winning a share of the Foothill League title.
After every single Valencia football victory, the team and coaching staff circled senior defensive back/wide receiver Brock Vereen.
It only took eight weeks, but the Canyon football team is finally healthy and the result is a two-game win streak and a confident squad.
West Ranch football head coach Sean O'Brien makes no bones about it - he's a Canyon fan and a big one at that.
The 2009 West Ranch girls tennis season has been one of progress.
The strength of the Hart High girls tennis team in 2009 was its singles players.
With all of the Santa Clarita Valley boys tennis teams eliminated from the postseason, it's time to turn our attention to the CIF-Southern Section individual sectionals.
Albert Einstein Academy baseball made sure its first playoff win in school history was a memorable one.
MISSION HILLS - If Foothill League play for Saugus could be broken down into a seven-inning game, it would be a quick start, a lead in the middle and finally close but not enough.
There were the standard handshakes and hugs among players and coaches that normally follow a season-ending loss.