It was early last week that Phil Lopez was saying his Golden Valley boys soccer team had the talent to score three or four goals a game.
National signing day marks an aloha of sorts as many high school and junior college athletes are making their farewells and hellos official.
Canyon boys basketball head coach Chad Phillips' plan made sense. It just backfired.
Amanda Reyes said the Canyon girls basketball team knew all along they would win.
Lost in the shuffle of one wild finish and a Foothill League championship being crowned Tuesday night was another wild finish that involved another team that could share that crown.
It was not the ideal situation.
The Canyon High boys soccer team is alone at the top of the Foothill League for the time being.
Four graduated starters. One retired head coach. Three wins in the first nine games of the year.
The Saugus High girls soccer team now finds itself in a place no Centurions girls soccer team has ever been before.
It's been a long time since 1983.
It was the 64th minute between the Saugus and Hart girls soccer teams, with first place on the line.
Centurions midfielder Brielle Slepicoff unleashed a cross to the opposite side of the field and Shelby Searcy simply whiffed on close-range shot at the back door.
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.
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.
It was a fairly quiet way for Valencia boys volleyball to officially stake claim to a Foothill League title on Tuesday.
Time off can give players a chance to recuperate.
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.
The Valencia Vikings might have been overlooked heading into the Foothill League season, but the two-time defending champion West Ranch Wildcats weren't going to do any overlooking of their own on Tuesday afternoon at West Ranch High School.