It was five years ago that a parent approached Hart High co-athletic director Linda Peckham about taking stats for the varsity girls soccer team.
Peckham was surprised.
Another Hart High shortstop is moving on to play baseball at the next level.
Senior Trevor Matern recently accepted a baseball scholarship and will be playing at the University of San Francisco.
First he was named the best in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Then in the Northern Division. Then came all-state recognition.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team has gotten good use of its current 11-11 season.
Don't sleep on Canyon boys basketball.
The fourth quarter has not been a fun time for the West Ranch boys basketball team this season.
The Canyon High boys soccer team and head coach Khris Savage knew exactly what had to be done coming into Friday night's game against West Ranch.
It probably feels like a curse.
It said on Friday's schedule there was supposed to be a girls soccer game between West Ranch and Canyon.
The Valencia girls soccer team used to love West Ranch.
The Valencia High and West Ranch High boys soccer teams took turns exchanging shots at each other's goals most of the afternoon, but the Vikings managed to walk away with a 1-0 victory Thursday.
The Hart high boys soccer team has complicated the standings in the Foothill League after defeating the Saugus Centurions 3-2 Wednesday.
It wasn't that Saugus' Mario Wright knew his game-winning shot was going in.
It didn't start stinging for Hart High senior center Megan Ford until the next day or so. But sting, a loss 2 1/2 weeks ago against the Valencia girls basketball team did.
The Saugus High boys soccer team took sole possession of first place in the Foothill League with a 1-0 win over Canyon High Tuesday at Saugus.
It didn't take long to see something special was happening.
We've spent the last two weeks bringing you up to speed on the high, lows, and everything in between of the 2013-2014 athletic year in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The 2013-14 year was an exicting one for West Ranch marked by great individual and team performances.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The school year may be officially over, but the awards continue to trickle in.
It may have been a bit of a down year for Saugus overall, but that doesn't mean the Centurions didn't have a good 2013-2014 year.
The evil empire is back.
Of all sports at Golden Valley High, it was golf.
The 2013-2014 year for Canyon High will be remembered by its incredible individual performances, with three athletes earning Foothill Player of the Year honors.
The 2013-2014 year will be remembered for two things at Trinity Classical Academy.
The Santa Clarita Christian School athletic programs have been on the rise in the last few years and the 2013-2014 season might have been the best so far.
Canyon High has found its new boys soccer coach following the resignation of Lou Aguilera earlier this month.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
It's all business … or at least that's the way it seems when you talk to Saugus pitcher Mariah Lopez and West Ranch shortstop Lauren Lindvall after a game.
Two chocolate donuts.