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.
MISSION HILLS - Newhall resident Vernon Adams said he was a bit nervous for his first varsity start for Bishop Alemany High School.
OXNARD - West Ranch head football coach Sean O'Brien quickly blurted out one word in reference to his team's heart-breaking loss.
Hart football looked like its dominant self in the second half of Friday's season opener against El Camino Real.
Hart head football coach Mike Herrington called last season the worst of his coaching career.
At 5-6, the Indians gave up 297 points and still advanced to playoffs, but were ousted in the first round by Atascadero 34-21.
ANAHEIM - Don't expect the Canyon boys basketball team to say they were just happy to be here.
Recently dismissed Saugus boys head basketball coach Derek Ballard said his coaching days aren't over.
The Hart High boys soccer team advanced to the CIF quarterfinals only twice since 1983.
The Hart girls soccer team finds itself one win away from its first CIF-Southern Section championship appearance since 1999.
It's a perfect contrast.
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team beat Tarbut V'Torah 4-0 on Saturday night in a CIF-Southern Section Division VII quarterfinal game at College of the Canyons.
Hart girls soccer had yet to advance to penalty kicks this season.
NEWBURY PARK - Canyon girls head basketball coach Chuck Johns pondered the question on if his team overachieved this season for a second after its 51-37 loss to the Newbury Park Panthers on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs.
The veterans got the best of the rookies in the first-ever CIF lacrosse meeting between two Santa Clarita high schools.
At this point in the playoffs, nothing comes easy.
SANTA ANA - From the first shot Hart High put up Friday night at Foothill High School in the CIF-Southern Section Division IIA quarterfinals, something was off.
On the wettest day Southern California has seen in months, the Canyon High Cowboys stuck with the theme and made it rain from the three-point line in their 84-53 win over visiting Elsinore High in Friday's quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs.
Nothing was going to get in the way of the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team against the Laguna Blanca Owls of Santa Barbara in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI semifinals.
The Hart High girls soccer team will have to wait at least one more day for its quarterfinal match against CIF-Southern Section Division II -No. 1 seeded Sunny Hills, after today's scheduled game was postponed due to weather.
West Ranch senior right-handed pitcher Jake Bird verbally committed to UCLA baseball this week.