Sometimes there is an impatient tendency to draw conclusions about a team early in the season.
A running clock in the fourth quarter?
Apparently there will be one more local football game.
The West Ranch boys basketball team got the start it wanted but not the finish it needed in an 80-69 loss to Highland High on Tuesday at Canyon High in the 10th annual Canyon Classic.
It did not take long to see that West Ranch and Crescenta Valley were in for a long 80 minutes.
After completing one of the most efficient seasons for a quarterback in state history, Valencia's Alex Bishop has been named the Foothill League's 2009 Player of the Year.
Valencia junior Lonnie Jackson hasn't been happy with his recent performances.
Football is done in the Santa Clarita Valley, but that doesn't mean there aren't Santa Clarita connections still alive in the CIF-Southern Section postseason.
Heading into the 2009 season, most people expected Valencia to win the Foothill League championship.
Valencia's offense ground to a halt against Moorpark Saturday, and its defense was uncharacteristically lenient.
CANOGA PARK - It's eight man, not one man.
CANOGA PARK - Collin Keoshian's star shone bright in his four-year high school football career, capped by his Santa Clarita Christian football team's 38-22 victory Saturday in the CIF-Southern Section Division I 8-Man championship over Faith Baptist.
For the fourth straight year, no cross country team could keep up with Fayetteville-Manlius of New York at the Nike Cross Nationals.
A few friends threw around the football in the parking lot of the Valencia Albertsons supermarket after church on Sunday.
The Santa Clarita Christian football team has a certain respect for Faith Baptist.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
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.