Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage has to laugh when he hears kids in his classes describe his sport as "you guys just kicking the ball around."
Foothill League basketball coaches found it difficult to game plan for Golden Valley's Trevor Wiseman, Valencia's Lonnie Jackson and Canyon's Brooke LeMar.
There isn't much about Santa Clarita Valley sports that doesn't bring back a fond memory or two for Dody Garcia.
On Jan. 10, Hart High junior soccer player Mallory Utley boarded a flight from Port-au-Prince, Haiti bound for Los Angeles International Airport.
Less than 48 hours later, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island nation of just over 9 million people.
Sure, Orange Coast College isn't the same baseball team it was last year - with a youthful pitching staff and mix of freshmen and sophomores in its lineup.
GLENDALE - After 40 minutes of play, Saugus girls soccer looked primed for a return trip to the CIF-Southern Section Division II semifinals.
GLENDALE – For a multitude of reasons, it can be harder to repeat as champions than to win it the first time.
Hurricane Katrina seems so distant to some - in time and location.
TEMECULA - During Canyon boys soccer's CIF-Southern Section Division III quarterfinal match with Great Oak of Temecula, head coach Khris Savage roamed the sideline wearing a green No. 20 jersey loaded with significance.
REDLANDS - The momentum in Hart's girls soccer match Wednesday swung away from the Indians almost as fast as it swung to them.
After two halves and two overtime periods, Valencia and Laguna Hills had run out of ways to find separation.
Canyon girls basketball did what it needed to Wednesday night at Canyon High.
YUCAIPA - Saugus girls soccer nearly faced Yucaipa in last year's CIF-Southern Section Division II title game, but the Thunderbirds lost to Harvard-Westlake in overtime.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team saw its playoff run come to an end following a 67-45 home loss to Tarbut V'torah on Tuesday night in the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA quarterfinals.
GARDENA – Serra High didn't need any help to beat a full-strength Golden Valley team.
After a nearly two week break, it's finally time for the home stretch to this year's boys tennis season.
Mike Killinger, who took over as interim Valencia High baseball head coach when Jared Snyder was put on a leave of absence on March 21, has been hired to take over the job on a permanent basis.
With so much attention being paid to Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil, it's hard to blame anyone who may not have noticed a freshman doing spectacular things over at Valencia.
Last year the Santa Clarita Christian baseball team was booted from the postseason by Riverside Christian.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO - Blame was never an option.
Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang helped extend what has been a yearlong barrage of milestones for the school's golfing program.
One of Major League Baseball's biggest stories last week was Valencia High graduate and Detroit Tigers infielder Danny Worth pitching twice and displaying an impressive knuckleball.
It's been one of those anything-you-can-do-I-can-do-better seasons for Valencia junior Kyle Ensing.
A year ago it all looked like the tide was shifting among the local high school volleyball scene.
There are no more.
NORWALK – The Santa Clarita Valley's CIF title drought – if you can call it that – is over in track and field.
The headliner for Saugus softball all season has been in the pitcher's circle.
The Santa Clarita Valley has a pretty good track record at the CIF-Southern Section track and field finals – forgive the pun.
Just when it appeared the ghosts of the Valencia's postseason past were looming over Valencia High on Friday, the fears of the Viking faithful were abruptly put to rest.
The end of the era could have been at the plate with Nick Valaika up in the bottom of the seventh inning and his Hart Indians down six runs to Orange Lutheran in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs on Friday.