It was five years ago that a parent approached Hart High co-athletic director Linda Peckham about taking stats for the varsity girls soccer team.
Peckham was surprised.
Another Hart High shortstop is moving on to play baseball at the next level.
Senior Trevor Matern recently accepted a baseball scholarship and will be playing at the University of San Francisco.
First he was named the best in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Then in the Northern Division. Then came all-state recognition.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team has gotten good use of its current 11-11 season.
Don't sleep on Canyon boys basketball.
The fourth quarter has not been a fun time for the West Ranch boys basketball team this season.
The Canyon High boys soccer team and head coach Khris Savage knew exactly what had to be done coming into Friday night's game against West Ranch.
It probably feels like a curse.
It said on Friday's schedule there was supposed to be a girls soccer game between West Ranch and Canyon.
The Valencia girls soccer team used to love West Ranch.
The Valencia High and West Ranch High boys soccer teams took turns exchanging shots at each other's goals most of the afternoon, but the Vikings managed to walk away with a 1-0 victory Thursday.
The Hart high boys soccer team has complicated the standings in the Foothill League after defeating the Saugus Centurions 3-2 Wednesday.
It wasn't that Saugus' Mario Wright knew his game-winning shot was going in.
It didn't start stinging for Hart High senior center Megan Ford until the next day or so. But sting, a loss 2 1/2 weeks ago against the Valencia girls basketball team did.
The Saugus High boys soccer team took sole possession of first place in the Foothill League with a 1-0 win over Canyon High Tuesday at Saugus.
By all appearances, the Foothill League looks to be a two-horse race with Hart and Valencia, on paper at least, the class of the league entering Foothill League play in 2014.
The trend of Foothill League boys soccer in recent year has been waves of momentum and fast-changing fortunes.
You know you're doing something right as an athlete when you get compared to a comic-book hero.
The Canyon Cowboys girls soccer team came out with a purpose on Thursday night at Canyon High School.
One word says it all about Thursday's inter-Santa Clarita Valley matchup between the Foothill League's Golden Valley Grizzlies and the Heritage League's Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball teams.
Golden Valley boys soccer coach Juan Paolo believes his Grizzlies can make noise in the Foothill League this year, and Wednesday's showing against Santa Paula High at Golden Valley High School in the team's preseason finale will do little to change that belief.
It was pretty obvious early in the Santa Clarita Valley girls golf season that the winds of change had blown in.
It's funny what expectations can do.
In a lot of ways, Brian Zabilski is the perfect representative of a storied Saugus cross country program.
Golden Valley High School officially announced the hiring of Dan Kelley as its new varsity head football coach on Monday.
The best doubles team in the Santa Clarita Valley didn't play a single regular season match during the 2013 girls tennis season.
On a singles lineup as dominant as Hart's was this past season, it's hard to stand out.
Hart senior guard Lewis Stallworth issued a verbal commitment to the University of Texas at El Paso on Sunday.
Football player can mean two things.
Beating state powerhouse Chaminade proved too tall a task for the West Ranch Wildcats boys basketball team.