For Bishop Alemany of Mission Hills, it was the biggest game in its football program's history.
West Ranch was part of a thrilling finish Thursday at the Canyon Classic.
Canyon's boys basketball team scored 66 points through three quarters Thursday.
Valencia point guard Jake Kelfer took a hard foul to the floor on a fast break against Eastside High.
Sometimes there is an impatient tendency to draw conclusions about a team early in the season.
A running clock in the fourth quarter?
Apparently there will be one more local football game.
The West Ranch boys basketball team got the start it wanted but not the finish it needed in an 80-69 loss to Highland High on Tuesday at Canyon High in the 10th annual Canyon Classic.
It did not take long to see that West Ranch and Crescenta Valley were in for a long 80 minutes.
After completing one of the most efficient seasons for a quarterback in state history, Valencia's Alex Bishop has been named the Foothill League's 2009 Player of the Year.
Valencia junior Lonnie Jackson hasn't been happy with his recent performances.
Football is done in the Santa Clarita Valley, but that doesn't mean there aren't Santa Clarita connections still alive in the CIF-Southern Section postseason.
Heading into the 2009 season, most people expected Valencia to win the Foothill League championship.
Valencia's offense ground to a halt against Moorpark Saturday, and its defense was uncharacteristically lenient.
CANOGA PARK - It's eight man, not one man.
The Valencia Vikings might have been overlooked heading into the Foothill League season, but the two-time defending champion West Ranch Wildcats weren't going to do any overlooking of their own on Tuesday afternoon at West Ranch High School.
Hart High graduate and former The Master's College star Jerry Owens was suspended for 50 games last week from the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol for violating the league's drug policy.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.
Can you consider one nonwinning year a drought?
Canyon High senior Cole Mears has always considered himself a utility player.
From the start, this season was about two teams: West Ranch and Saugus.
For track and field coaches, it's always a balancing act between worrying about winning team competitions and figuring out how to keep their best athletes ready for the end of the season.
Different park. Same result.
Hart High junior pitcher Paul Richan said he was thinking about Friday's game against surging Valencia for two days.
It doesn't happen very often in Foothill League play, but you can bet that when A.J. West and Jake Bird come in to pitch for West Ranch in the same game, it's a close one.