The tone was set on the first play of the game.
After possibly the roughest season in Canyon football history, the Cowboys finally have something to celebrate.
The Hart football team looked prolific for a second week in a row, clinching second place in the Foothill League with a 42-7 win over Golden Valley on Friday.
The West Ranch girls tennis team took a big step forward this season by winning a share of the Foothill League title.
After every single Valencia football victory, the team and coaching staff circled senior defensive back/wide receiver Brock Vereen.
It only took eight weeks, but the Canyon football team is finally healthy and the result is a two-game win streak and a confident squad.
West Ranch football head coach Sean O'Brien makes no bones about it - he's a Canyon fan and a big one at that.
The 2009 West Ranch girls tennis season has been one of progress.
The strength of the Hart High girls tennis team in 2009 was its singles players.
Any game can turn on a moment's notice, and sometimes that's all it takes.
Hart may have wrapped up second place in the Foothill League, but the Indians still have something at stake in tonight's regular-season finale against Golden Valley.
You could call it a practice round, nonetheless there was a lot to play for Thursday at Talega Golf Club in San Clemente during the CIF-Southern Section Girls Golf Individual Championship.
For three Foothill League football teams, the entire season comes down to this week.
Santa Clarita Christian girls volleyball team had its postseason run ended in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division V-AA playoffs with a five-game loss to Hesperia Christian 16-25, 25-17, 25-21, 17-25, 6-15 at SCCS.
Valencia girls tennis made short work of Claremont at home 13-5 Thursday.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang advanced to the CIF/SCGA Regional State Qualifier (or the Southern California championship) with a 3-over 74 on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Boys Golf Individual Championship.
NORWALK - Winning wasn't the priority on Friday.
This "youth" label kept getting in the way of Santa Clarita Christian baseball considering itself a bona fide CIF-championship caliber team this season.
For Brett Molster, it isn't about setting a record or basking in the glory.
There's only one grueling, high-intensity step to go to reach the CIF State Track and Field Championships.
The boys from West Ranch had one last milestone in them at Thursday's CIF-Southern Section Individual Tennis Sectionals.