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.
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?
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.
This is the time of year when every game, every play, every possession is magnified.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James had 31 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, Ray Allen hit a clinching 3-pointer in the final minute, and the Miami Heat snapped a five-game road losing streak against the stubborn Los Angeles Clippers with a 116-112 victory on Wednesday night.
From coast to coast, Santa Clarita Valley athletes made the rounds on Wednesday during National Letter of Intent signing day.
There were some identifiable marks from Canyon girls basketball on Tuesday at Canyon High.
West Ranch boys basketball defeated the Canyon Cowboys 44-39 on Tuesday at Canyon High because of the little things and the big thing.
The Hart Indians boys basketball team is so close.
In a matchup of two teams that were moving in opposite directions, both Hart and Saugus boys soccer came out of Tuesday's game with the same thing.
A streak that began with exuberance had quickly turned to frustration by the time the Hart Indians girls soccer team welcomed the Saugus Centurions on Tuesday afternoon.