Conventional wisdom holds that basketball teams play better at home than on the road.
The good news is 10 local basketball teams made the CIF-Southern Section postseason.
Coming into the season, Canyon girls soccer's defense was decimated by graduation losses.
We're having the same debate that a lot of others are having.
It has been two years since Santa Clarita Christian basketball player Davion Cotterell moved to the United States from the Cayman Islands, and life continues to take its turns.
Last season, the Saugus girls soccer team won the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship but failed to win the Foothill League.
Foothill League boys and girls basketball had surprises this season.
After clinching a share of the Foothill League championship Tuesday, Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage said the Cowboys didn't want to share it.
Canyon boys basketball got the win it needed, but not the results it hoped for in a 68-60 win over West Ranch on the road Thursday.
The Cowboys were hoping that both Golden Valley and Valencia would lose Thursday, which would have given Canyon a shot at a three-way Foothill League championship.
It's the only one of its kind, and earlier this week, Golden Valley High School's only Foothill League championship plaque was brought into the boys basketball team's locker room as a gentle reminder.
Thursday's first half was an emphatic punctuation mark on how Valencia has played the last six games.
The senior classes for West Ranch and Canyon have seen their share of turmoil.
From the first day of practice, Saugus girls soccer has held the mantle of team-to-beat.
With only one game left in the regular season, "clinch" is officially the word of the day.
Nothing was going to stand in the way of Valencia's Foothill League championship hopes on Tuesday.
There were the standard handshakes and hugs among players and coaches that normally follow a season-ending loss.
Before anyone at The Signal ever saw Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil swim, we knew she was fast.
There's no way around it, the Saugus Centurions softball team that took the field Tuesday resembled little from the co-Foothill League champions that rolled through most of the regular season.
The Trinity Classical Academy softball team saw its season come to an end on Tuesday with its 19-13 loss to visiting Hawthorne Math and Science Academy at Trinity.
With her adrenaline pumping, Santa Clarita Christian sophomore Shelby Boswell felt like she could keep pitching all day long.
Canyon softball ran into a buzzsaw on Tuesday, and there simply wasn't much the Cowboys could do about it.
The Vikings fell behind early in Tuesday's CIF-Southern Section first-round matchup with Oxnard High, and their sixth-inning rally fell short in a 5-2 opening-round loss.
It would be hard to imagine the West Ranch softball team getting off to a better start in this year's CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
Foothill League football teams can say goodbye to the Northern Division.