As many thought it would turn out, the Foothill League's winter sports were wild.
With a stunning tie in the regular season finale against Saugus High one season ago, the West Ranch girls soccer team ruined the Centurions' playoff chances.
The Saugus boys soccer team needed two things to happen coming into its final game of the season Thursday against West Ranch.
With tonight in mind, the Golden Valley High girls basketball team ordered its first-ever batch of what-will-you-miss-the-most cards.
Maybe it's exactly what to expect from the Hart-Canyon rivalry.
It was early last week that Phil Lopez was saying his Golden Valley boys soccer team had the talent to score three or four goals a game.
National signing day marks an aloha of sorts as many high school and junior college athletes are making their farewells and hellos official.
Canyon boys basketball head coach Chad Phillips' plan made sense. It just backfired.
Amanda Reyes said the Canyon girls basketball team knew all along they would win.
Lost in the shuffle of one wild finish and a Foothill League championship being crowned Tuesday night was another wild finish that involved another team that could share that crown.
It was not the ideal situation.
The Canyon High boys soccer team is alone at the top of the Foothill League for the time being.
Four graduated starters. One retired head coach. Three wins in the first nine games of the year.
The Saugus High girls soccer team now finds itself in a place no Centurions girls soccer team has ever been before.
It's been a long time since 1983.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
It's all business … or at least that's the way it seems when you talk to Saugus pitcher Mariah Lopez and West Ranch shortstop Lauren Lindvall after a game.
Two chocolate donuts.
Natalie Rodriguez was one hundredth of a second short of winning her first Foothill League track and field title this year.
Even after the single most impressive moment of the season for any Foothill League athlete, Nathan Bultman didn't go home satisfied.
It's already been a busy summer for Valencia's Devin Davis.
Valencia High School made a big splash on Wednesday by hiring former Canyon basketball head coach Chad Phillips to lead its program.
Records are made to be broken, or so the saying goes.
Because of ever-increasing club swim obligations, it's fair to say this season marked the least amount of time Saugus junior Abbey Weitzeil has spent in her Saugus High swim gear in her three seasons at the school.
It turns out the Foothill League's Player of the Year in baseball and the state's leading home run hitter was supposed to be an All-CIF selection after all.
A big group of Santa Clarita Valley athletes made it on All-CIF lists, which were unveiled Monday by the Southern Section, but one of the biggest reveals of the day was a name that didn't show up anywhere.
A lot of coaches like to fly under the radar as much as possible.
West Ranch's doubles play was crucial to the Wildcats dethroning Valencia as the Foothill League champions this year.
After roaring through the Foothill League last year without dropping a set, Valencia junior Chad LeDuff came into the 2014 season with a lot of pressure for a repeat performance.