This valley has produced some fine programs this decade - a national champion in Valencia softball, two-time state champion Saugus cross country, a state champion in Canyon football, but there is little argument as to what the dominant program has been in this valley.
Amid all the stresses of college applications and tests that a senior year can bring, Canyon's Stephen Wirthlin is a good reminder that the final year of high school can be about something else too.
Santa Clarita Christian boys varsity baseball team defeated Los Angeles Lutheran 13-2 at the Hart Complex on Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Christian head baseball coach Garrick Moss knows how important senior leadership can be.
After running in a track meet against West Ranch on April 3, Saugus runners Katie Dunn and Kaylin Mahoney had one more race against time that night.
Valencia softball head coach Donna Lee says when her team is in a tight spot, she knows exactly what to do.
The Hart boys varsity baseball team defeated Golden Valley 29-0 on the Grizzlies home field Friday.
Valencia's Robbie Mouselli kept an incredible streak going Friday at Canyon High. He reached base for the ninth consecutive plate appearance with a single in the first inning. Wait, wrong streak. Mouselli lost that one with a ground out in the third inning, but the more important one was Valencia receiving a fourth straight complete game - two of which being his. The senior pitcher bobbed and weaved through trouble late, relying on a steady ...
In Saugus' home-and-home series with West Ranch this week, no matter what the Wildcats did to get back into the game, the Centurions were right there with an answer.
Canyon head softball coach Mike Rego decided his team needed to change how it warmed up after going 0-2 in the first pair Foothill League games.
The Saugus varsity track and field team continues its winning streak defeating West Ranch on Thursday on the Wildcats home turf.
The Valencia boys varsity tennis team remains unbeaten in the Foothill League after defeating West Ranch 11-7 on Thursday on the Vikings home turf.
With the amount of talent that both the Valencia and Hart swim teams have, Wednesday's meet between the schools was supposed to be close.
After the Saugus baseball team defeated West Ranch by nine runs in the teams' first meeting of the season, Tuesday's rematch didn't come out nearly as easily for the Centurions.
For a good hour and a half, the best question to ask at Valencia High's baseball field Wednesday afternoon was what would come first - the anticipated rain or any energy from either side?
The Canyon High girls cross country team continued its impressive season with an upset over seven-time defending Foothill League and state champion Saugus team.
It was over almost as quickly as it began for the Valencia girls tennis team on Thursday afternoon at Golden Valley High School.
Golden Valley girls golf really is the front-runner for the Foothill League title.
Somewhere, there's a young athlete looking at Abigail Frankian and thinking, "I hope to be like her some day."
The blueprint worked to perfection for the Hart Indians girls tennis team in its Foothill League opener on Tuesday afternoon.
The biggest change in this week's CIF-Southern section Northern Division poll was a result of West Ranch's 20-9 loss to Thousand Oaks.
There's an interesting dynamic in the Foothill League this season.
Tennis doubles partners are generally pretty close - the idea being that off-the-court chemistry leads to on-the-court success.
West Ranch football went out of its way to put an emphasis on passing the ball more this year.
Coming off their first varsity victory in school history last week, the Albert Einstein Academy Rockets were hoping to double that total on Saturday when they traveled to take on the Calvary Chapel Grizzlies in Downey.
Five turnovers on Trinity Classical Academy football's first five possessions spelled disaster.
Four straight subpar offensive drives to start the game and a 13-point deficit made Valencia High School's long trip to Righetti High of Santa Maria appear to be a waste early on.
VENTURA - Even when the bounces don't go in favor of the Saugus Centurions, they're still finding ways to win.