Valencia (6-1, 2-0) vs. Hart (3-4, 1-1)
There has been little doubt this girls golf season as to where the top spots from the Foothill League would come from - be it team or individual.
Prep Girls Tennis
"Don't give him the ball," one Canyon high spectator mumbled to himself.
For 11 seasons, 1982-92, Gene Blankenship was synonymous with championship-winning Hart cross country teams.
For the first time in school history, Golden Valley can boast about something going into Foothill League play.
It's hard to keep up with Golden Valley's breakneck tempo for an entire game - and when you don't match it early, it's nearly impossible.
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Is there any stopping the Valencia High girls tennis team?
There is a large yellow sign in the Canyon High gymnasium that reads, "Home of the Cowboys."
Palmdale's boys basketball team supplied all the acrobatics - dunks, reverse layups and alley-oops.
Despite a potent defensive effort, the Valencia girls soccer team could not overcome the Eagles of Chaminade in the championship game of the Hart Showcase Tournament.
Grant High's boys basketball team never had a chance.
The only reason the Hart girls golf team didn't break another school record in Monday's Foothill League Finals match was because they didn't have a record from last season to compare it to.
The reason - this time last year the league match was cancelled due to the fires that enveloped the valley.
When Hart girls soccer player Sophie Cortes retrieved the ball for teammate Destinney Duron, she gave her a look.
Across the past three years, the Hart High boys soccer team could easily be considered the Foothill League's best team never to win a league title.
Things weren't always this rosy at Hart High School.
The Hart Indians baseball program will hold its annual alumni game this Saturday, and as part of the festivities will induct its latest class to the Hart Baseball Wall of Fame.
Niko Nuyda was there when Canyon soccer was a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Quietly, one of the best rivalries in Santa Clarita Valley sports has been building up for years.
Fair and even competition brings out the best in everyone, but it's taken for granted how hard it is to plan accordingly at the high school level.
Sophie Cortes is hard to spot when the Hart Indians girls soccer team takes the field.
This is West Ranch's M.O. this year, and more often than not the Wildcats are winning because or in spite of it.
It was a completely different game than last time.
On Friday, Hart boys soccer played like a team that wanted to make sure no one could catch up in the Foothill League.
Big players hit big shots in big spots.
It was more a feeling of relief than one of thrill for the Hart Indians boys basketball team on Friday.
On Jan. 21, the Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team lost a home contest to Foothill League power and top dog Valencia.
Winning a Foothill League soccer championship requires a lot of things, including the ability to get the job done when needed, and on Tuesday many teams showed that they have what it takes to get that job done.