Hart starting pitcher Alex Tenorio didn't throw a pitch for the varsity team last season.
The votes are in, and the coaches have spoken.
Topping the list of boys and girls All-Foothill League honors are Canyon goalkeeper Andrew Wilson and Saugus midfielder Shasta Fisher, who were named boys' and girls' Player of the Year, respectively.
And you thought the local prep basketball season was over.
On March 13 at Golden Valley High, locally based charity LETMESAIL, The Signal newspaper and Santa Clarita Valley's local schools will come together to put on the SCV Hoops Finale.
When it comes to coaching high school sports, what's the most important part of the job?
Ask most coaches and they'll tell you the same thing.
PARAMOUNT - According to the CIF-Southern Section Division III bracket, Tuesday's match between Canyon and Paramount was a semifinal.
Saugus boys volleyball couldn't have asked for a better start to 2010, earning a three-game sweep of Lancaster at Saugus High 25-13, 25-17, 25-20 on Tuesday in both teams' season opener.
PARAMOUNT - When asked to win its four straight close playoff game, the Canyon boys soccer team finally came up short.
Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage has to laugh when he hears kids in his classes describe his sport as "you guys just kicking the ball around."
Foothill League basketball coaches found it difficult to game plan for Golden Valley's Trevor Wiseman, Valencia's Lonnie Jackson and Canyon's Brooke LeMar.
There isn't much about Santa Clarita Valley sports that doesn't bring back a fond memory or two for Dody Garcia.
On Jan. 10, Hart High junior soccer player Mallory Utley boarded a flight from Port-au-Prince, Haiti bound for Los Angeles International Airport.
Less than 48 hours later, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island nation of just over 9 million people.
Sure, Orange Coast College isn't the same baseball team it was last year - with a youthful pitching staff and mix of freshmen and sophomores in its lineup.
GLENDALE - After 40 minutes of play, Saugus girls soccer looked primed for a return trip to the CIF-Southern Section Division II semifinals.
GLENDALE – For a multitude of reasons, it can be harder to repeat as champions than to win it the first time.
Hurricane Katrina seems so distant to some - in time and location.
We've sort of neglected the play of Saugus' Braden and Aden combo because of two other great Foothill League stories this year - Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang's ascension to the top of the Foothill League and Hart's displacing six-time champion West Ranch as league champion.
West Ranch didn't expect to see its season end so early.
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.