For two-time defending CIF-Southern Section Division I softball champion Valencia, great pitching has always been a constant.
Pollsters believe Hart is a good softball team.
In order to engage in interscholastic sports, students at local elementary private schools used to have to drive down to the San Fernando Valley.
Between the traffic and pulling kids out of class early, the hassle became too much to endure.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team has played so well this season the Cardinals have their coach brimming with confidence.
Forget the errors, the dust-ups, the deficit and the rowdy crowd.
Valencia High baseball continued its offensive onslaught on Canyon High this season, blasting six home runs, including two grand slams, in a 25-6 drubbing of the Cowboys at Valencia High School on Friday.
For two-and-a-half innings it looked like history might repeat itself.
Even before Saugus' and West Ranch's volleyball match began, a referee commented that it felt like there was a full moon out, and he thought it was going to be a strange evening at Saugus High with second place in the Foothill League on the line.
The sixth match of the Foothill League tennis season may have proved to be the biggest one for both Canyon and Hart Thurs-day afternoon.
The Golden Valley track and field team has the athletes to consistently win events in the Foothill League.
The Canyon boys swim team defeated Golden Valley 125-43 and the Canyon girls won 126-42 over Golden Valley Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
In its first meeting with Saugus, West Ranch's errors piled up to a loss.
Hart swimming has been the epitome of dominance for years, even decades, in the Foothill League.
Wednesday was a game of firsts for Golden Valley baseball.
Behind five home runs and a complete game from starter Nick Rivas, visiting Valencia High blew out Canyon High 12-1 on Wednesday.
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.
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.