Playing against a girls volleyball team that has lost only twice all season is tough enough.
As the No. 2 overall seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division III Girls Team Tennis Playoffs, Valencia is supposed to be a dominating force.
West Ranch put on a hitting clinic in a three-set, non-league girls volleyball victory over Crescenta Valley Tuesday night in Stevenson Ranch.
The Indians defeated Chaminade at Vista Valencia, a par-33 course, on Tuesday 179-260.
Her words tell you exactly how she felt Monday.
"Today was pretty much the worst day of my life," said Hart High golfer Amanda Corr.
Shelby LeDuff couldn't hide her emotions. She cried in the arms of a teammate after the Valencia girls volleyball team lost in the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A quarterfinals to Santa Barbara on Monday night.
It would be the last time, LeDuff, a senior outside hitter, would play in the Vikings' gym, in the Vikings uniform, with her Vikings teammates.
Saugus cross country runners Brandon and Brianna Jauregui were born two minutes apart.
Brandon is the older twin, born on May 4, 1991.
Santa Clarita Christian beat Trona, 59-20, in its football season opener Friday night in Trona.
The CIF-Southern Section released the brackets Sunday for the Northern Division football playoffs.
Now the second season starts and the Foothill League usually delivers.
Canyon sophomore running back Trent Hernandez broke his right clavicle on the last of his 11 carries Friday night and will be out of action for 4-6 weeks.
With her trusty Perazzi Winchester 12-gauge shotgun lodged into her right shoulder, Kimberly Rhode was a few shots from winning an Olympic gold medal in women's skeet shooting.
It was the home opener for the College of the Canyons football team, but on a deeper level, it was the Cougars delivering a lesson to Santa Barbara City College on the importance of living a balanced life.
Like a good mechanic working on an old car Saturday night, Santa Clarita Christian performed a tuneup against West Shores of Salton City, winning 53-0 at Cougar Stadium at College of the Canyons.
The Saugus girls cross country team continued their six-year run of excellence Saturday, winning its heat in the CIF-Southern Section Division II Prelims at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.
SCCS 3, Lucerne Valley 2
Only one out of four Foothill League volleyball playoff teams will play a home match in the first round.
The Saugus softball team hasn't had much of an opportunity to get used to winning closer games during this year's Foothill League season.
It's a whole new day in Foothill League boys golf.
When Valencia's Chad LeDuff took his first practice serve in preparation for the final match of the Foothill League singles tournament, the fans in attendance started to chatter.
The Valencia swim team has waited nearly two decades to call itself Foothill League champions.
In what was billed as tighter-than-usual competition among the Foothill League track and field contingent, the league finals were every bit as dramatic as expected on Thursday at College of the Canyons.
At this point in the season, no team is looking for style points.
This is Valencia Vikings baseball.
Things shook out pretty much as expected in the Foothill League boys tennis prelims held at the Paseo Club on Wednesday.
After Wednesday's Foothill League boys tennis prelims, three things stick out.
Two monumental Foothill League boys golf accomplishments could be made today based on what happened at Wednesday's Foothill League golf match No. 5.
After a shaky start, Saugus starting pitcher Anthony Donatella improved by the inning against West Ranch.
The story is certainly not West Ranch boys lacrosse losing 20-7 to Thousand Oaks in its first-ever playoff match.
The Canyon High boys volleyball team needed a win on Tuesday in order to have a chance at a playoff berth.
Heading into Foothill League finals on Thursday, the Hart Indians will have more than just a legacy behind it, it will have experience.