PASADENA - The Saugus Centurions may not have found the all the answers in a 17-7 win at Pasadena, but at least they passed their first test.
THOUSAND OAKS – You could not ask for much more drama in Valencia's season opener.
With 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter, West Ranch held a 20-point lead over Lancaster.
With five seconds left in a tie football game, Hart kicker C.J. Reyes lined up the biggest kick of the Indians' still-infant football season. On his mind was only one thing, the jokes made by his holder Blake Borland.
BAKERSFIELD - If the first game of the season is any indication, it looks like the Bakersfield High Drillers have put together another one of those dominant teams.
Expectations are high for the Valencia High football team.
Right out of the gate, the Vikings get their test.
Today, Golden Valley football will begin a new era.
The Grizzlies have a new coach and young players who want to get some game experience together.
West Ranch football is not looking to make excuses.
The drill ended with a whistle, and Saugus offensive line coach Andy Kaminski exhorted his players to keep moving to the next station as the late-summer heat beat down on the field, players and coaches.
The Centurions are looking to duplicate the result of last year's meeting, when they open their season tonight at 7 p.m.. in Pasadena.
Was last week's Hart team the real Hart team?
Maybe we'll get a better indication of who the Indians are when they host Palmdale tonight at Cougar Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
Canyon football begins its season today.
Matt Dixon took over as Trinity Classical Academy athletic director just before the summer began last year.
Saugus' cross country program has turned into a powerhouse.
It's hard to argue that Golden Valley's girls basketball program has been in a state of disarray for the last five years.
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.