It's never easy being a defending national champion, but when almost the entire title-winning team graduates it makes the bull's eye on the reigning top squad's back even more cumbersome.
It's been a memorable season for Saugus senior Nicole Hicks.
West Ranch High School has named Sean O'Brien as its new head football coach for the 2009 season.
Maverick Ahanmisi led Golden Valley to the Foothill League title in boys basketball this past season, the first league title of any kind in school history.
He'll graduate as Golden Valley's all-time leading scorer and 3-point shooter.
Today, Saugus and Buchanan of Clovis come into the first round of the CIF-Southern California Regional Division I Girls Soccer Championships with something to prove.
The Centurions (20-3-3), feeling slighted over their seeding in the tournament, are in uncharted territory.
Saugus girls soccer is set to face Buchanan High of Clovis on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the first round of the CIF Southern California Regional Division I Championships at Buchanan High just outside of Fresno.
The announcement was made on the CIF's state Web site Sunday.
After a mere five wins one year ago, West Ranch softball opened the 2009 season with two straight as Canyon, Hart, Golden Valley and the Wildcats joined 12 other teams Saturday for the first day of games in the Hart Classic Softball Tournament at Central Park in Saugus.
DOWNEY - Call it symbolic.
DOWNEY - It is official.
For more than a decade, Heather Pilch and Shannon Suarez have been lacing up their cleats and stepping onto the soccer field together.
You can throw out the story about Saugus finishing third in the Foothill League and making it all the way to the CIF-Southern Section Division II girls soccer final.
He was a burgundy and black blur. The cold of the ice swept with him, bringing a freezing breeze.
The Saugus girls soccer team held its team banquet Wednesday night.
Santa Clarita Christian scored at least 17 points in all three games of its opening match against Cate of Carpinteria Wednesday.
College of the Canyons evened its Western State Conference record with an offensive explosion against West Los Angeles at home Wednesday, scoring a 21-5 victory.
t's rare to find a year like this in Foothill League girls basketball.
You're going to have to play all 32 minutes of each game.
For Valencia Vikings seniors Sammy Simon, Rebecca Harrison, and Eryn Spencer, the 2013-14 Foothill League girls soccer season was supposed to be their moment.
By all appearances, the Foothill League looks to be a two-horse race with Hart and Valencia, on paper at least, the class of the league entering Foothill League play in 2014.
The trend of Foothill League boys soccer in recent year has been waves of momentum and fast-changing fortunes.
You know you're doing something right as an athlete when you get compared to a comic-book hero.
The Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team came out with a purpose on Thursday night at Canyon High School.
One word says it all about Thursday's inter-Santa Clarita Valley matchup between the Foothill League's Golden Valley Grizzlies and the Heritage League's Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball teams.
Golden Valley boys soccer coach Juan Paolo believes his Grizzlies can make noise in the Foothill League this year, and Wednesday's showing against Santa Paula High at Golden Valley High School in the team's preseason finale will do little to change that belief.
It was pretty obvious early in the Santa Clarita Valley girls golf season that the winds of change had blown in.
It's funny what expectations can do.
In a lot of ways, Brian Zabilski is the perfect representative of a storied Saugus cross country program.
Golden Valley High School officially announced the hiring of Dan Kelley as its new varsity head football coach on Monday.
The best doubles team in the Santa Clarita Valley didn't play a single regular season match during the 2013 girls tennis season.
On a singles lineup as dominant as Hart's was this past season, it's hard to stand out.