Valencia has looked like the team to beat in the Foothill League based on pre-league performance.
Santa Monica did nothing to disprove that theory.
In Valencia football's last two games, it has outscored opponents 76-14, then gone into a bit of a second-half cruise control.
If the Golden Valley football team wants to earn its first win of the season, it will have to slow down Serrano running back Dionza Bradford when it hosts Serrano High of Phelan at 7 p.m. today at Canyon High.
There's no panic on the Hart sideline.
Canyon football continues its tough preleague schedule when it meets Chaminade of West Hills and a first-year head coach who is no stranger to CIF titles tonight at 7 p.m. at Chaminade.
After Hart girls tennis dropped a close one in its Foothill League-opening loss to West Ranch, Indians head coach Patty Labat said there would be some lineup changes.
Saugus head football coach Jason Bornn threw out an analogy this week about his team.
The Hart High girls golf team wasn't quite as dominant Wednesday at Vista Valencia Golf Course for the Foothill League's second meet.
After all the talk of parity entering Foothill League boys cross country, Saugus showed Wednesday that it's still the team to beat.
The Foothill League's football teams are 9-11.
After a volleyball team loses five seniors from a squad that made it to the CIF-Southern Section Division V-AA semifinals, there's usually a rebuilding period.
To say that Santa Clarita Christian football was shorthanded Saturday would be an understatement.
NEWBURY PARK - Just three games into the 2009 football season, it is easy to see where the Saugus Centurions attention is focused - the Foothill League season.
Thousand Oaks and Canyon each carried an 0-2 record into Friday's contest, but the Lancers proved to be superior by night's end.
PALMDALE - After Valencia defeated Palmdale Friday night 35-14 at Jim Riewer Field, an Antelope Valley radio announcer provided a little more color as he walked off the field.
Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang advanced to the CIF/SCGA Regional State Qualifier (or the Southern California championship) with a 3-over 74 on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Boys Golf Individual Championship.
NORWALK - Winning wasn't the priority on Friday.
This "youth" label kept getting in the way of Santa Clarita Christian baseball considering itself a bona fide CIF-championship caliber team this season.
For Brett Molster, it isn't about setting a record or basking in the glory.
There's only one grueling, high-intensity step to go to reach the CIF State Track and Field Championships.
The boys from West Ranch had one last milestone in them at Thursday's CIF-Southern Section Individual Tennis Sectionals.
From the outside, it would seem like West Ranch's Chris Gaw and Noah Morrow are at a disadvantage going into today's CIF-Southern Section Individual Tennis Sectionals.
After a nearly two week break, it's finally time for the home stretch to this year's boys tennis season.
Mike Killinger, who took over as interim Valencia High baseball head coach when Jared Snyder was put on a leave of absence on March 21, has been hired to take over the job on a permanent basis.