Playing against a girls volleyball team that has lost only twice all season is tough enough.
As the No. 2 overall seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division III Girls Team Tennis Playoffs, Valencia is supposed to be a dominating force.
West Ranch put on a hitting clinic in a three-set, non-league girls volleyball victory over Crescenta Valley Tuesday night in Stevenson Ranch.
The Indians defeated Chaminade at Vista Valencia, a par-33 course, on Tuesday 179-260.
Her words tell you exactly how she felt Monday.
"Today was pretty much the worst day of my life," said Hart High golfer Amanda Corr.
Shelby LeDuff couldn't hide her emotions. She cried in the arms of a teammate after the Valencia girls volleyball team lost in the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A quarterfinals to Santa Barbara on Monday night.
It would be the last time, LeDuff, a senior outside hitter, would play in the Vikings' gym, in the Vikings uniform, with her Vikings teammates.
Saugus cross country runners Brandon and Brianna Jauregui were born two minutes apart.
Brandon is the older twin, born on May 4, 1991.
Santa Clarita Christian beat Trona, 59-20, in its football season opener Friday night in Trona.
The CIF-Southern Section released the brackets Sunday for the Northern Division football playoffs.
Now the second season starts and the Foothill League usually delivers.
Canyon sophomore running back Trent Hernandez broke his right clavicle on the last of his 11 carries Friday night and will be out of action for 4-6 weeks.
With her trusty Perazzi Winchester 12-gauge shotgun lodged into her right shoulder, Kimberly Rhode was a few shots from winning an Olympic gold medal in women's skeet shooting.
It was the home opener for the College of the Canyons football team, but on a deeper level, it was the Cougars delivering a lesson to Santa Barbara City College on the importance of living a balanced life.
Like a good mechanic working on an old car Saturday night, Santa Clarita Christian performed a tuneup against West Shores of Salton City, winning 53-0 at Cougar Stadium at College of the Canyons.
The Saugus girls cross country team continued their six-year run of excellence Saturday, winning its heat in the CIF-Southern Section Division II Prelims at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.
SCCS 3, Lucerne Valley 2
For West Ranch High senior Alex Rassool, the opportunity to walk on at UCLA is a dream come true for a kid who has always been under the radar.
Hart Indians shortstop Nick Valaika redeemed himself in a big way in the series finale against West Ranch.
One of the most sought-after quarterback recruits in Santa Clarita Valley history has made his choice.
This is starting to look like a theme for the Golden Valley Grizzlies.
It wasn't very long ago that Golden Valley head golf coach Tony Moskal was throwing his hands up and singing the blues.
Saugus track and field hasn't been at its best or healthiest all season.
After the West Ranch boys tennis team defeated Valencia 12-6 and denied the Vikings their ninth straight Foothill League title on Thursday at Valencia High, the Wildcats gathered around senior Harrison Collins and sang "Happy Birthday."
For the 13th time in the past 14 years, the Valencia Vikings reign supreme over the Foothill League.
The Canyon baseball team used two big innings to pick up its second Foothill League win and keep Golden Valley searching for its first.
The wait is over.
Nothing seemed to be going right for West Ranch baseball in the first six innings.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Typically it's the Saugus baseball team shutting opposing teams down with its pitching.
The Valencia boys tennis team used the strength of its singles lineup to take down Hart High 13-5 on Tuesday.
This will probably be a long week for Foothill League swimmers, as they look ahead to next week's Foothill League prelims and finals where, quite literally, anything might happen.