Nothing was going to stand in the way of Valencia's Foothill League championship hopes on Tuesday.
Going into its game against West Ranch on Tuesday night, the Golden Valley boys basketball team was in a three-way tie for first place in the Foothill League with Canyon and Valencia.
Saugus had a chance to win last Friday, but came up short in the final seconds.
There was only one thing that eluded Saugus girls soccer in its CIF-Southern Section Division II championship season a year ago.
By Perry Smith
The Canyon boys soccer team pounded Valencia's net Tuesday evening but couldn't score a goal.
People hear terms such as "man-to-man," "full-court press" and "box-and-1" when it comes to Foothill League basketball.
West Ranch junior Brady Stuart may have just put himself on college football's national radar.
It couldn't just be simple.
With only one week left in Foothill League play, everything got complicated.
Over the past week, Saugus girls soccer experienced relative difficulty putting the ball in the back of net.
West Ranch and Hart boys soccer battled the elements and each other, but had to settle for a 0-0 tie Friday at West Ranch.
When the Canyon girls basketball team's press defense is effective, the Cowboys are tough to beat.
You'd expect a game between halfcourt-oriented Canyon and Saugus to come down to last-second free throws.
The West Ranch boys basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak and defeated the visiting Hart Indians 72-64 Friday night.
The ground shook and with it, the Foothill League has been shaken up in boys basketball.
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.