Too often this season, Saugus hasn't been able to get out of its own way.
The biggest play of the night didn't even count.
Hart football will play at Canyon tonight at 7 p.m. at Harry Welch Stadium.
Entering the second cycle of Foothill League volleyball games, three teams were perched atop the standings with one loss.
The annual meeting between Hart and Canyon football needs little introduction.
The Foothill League girls tennis season just got another surprise.
One of West Ranch's biggest goals this season is to earn its first victory over an established Foothill League power.
It wasn't exactly David vs. Goliath, but a tennis giant definitely took a fall.
Hart girls volleyball's defense proved to be too strong on Thursday as the Indians beat Canyon 3-0 at Hart High.
There is no weird feeling coming into Friday's game against Valencia at Valencia High for the Golden Valley football team.
Steady wins the race.
At the beginning of the 2009 football season, players prepared for new positions and new roles of leadership.
For many members of the Canyon High football team, that transition came much earlier than expected.
Hart girls tennis' bid for the last guaranteed playoff spot from the Foothill League, or even a move up to second, got a nice boost with a 13-5 win at home against Canyon on Tuesday.
As parents and students roamed the Hart High School gymnasium following Tuesday's girls volleyball match, Hart head coach Mary Krisan and her team tried to keep their emotions in check.
Hart High junior golfer Brenna Carlson was more giddy about brownies than birdies after Tuesday's Newhall Land Cup/Foothill League Match No. 5.
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.
Hart High graduate and former The Master's College star Jerry Owens was suspended for 50 games last week from the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol for violating the league's drug policy.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.
Can you consider one nonwinning year a drought?
Canyon High senior Cole Mears has always considered himself a utility player.
From the start, this season was about two teams: West Ranch and Saugus.
For track and field coaches, it's always a balancing act between worrying about winning team competitions and figuring out how to keep their best athletes ready for the end of the season.
Different park. Same result.
Hart High junior pitcher Paul Richan said he was thinking about Friday's game against surging Valencia for two days.
It doesn't happen very often in Foothill League play, but you can bet that when A.J. West and Jake Bird come in to pitch for West Ranch in the same game, it's a close one.