The name on the pamphlets may have already read "Canyon Classic," but the Cowboys still made sure everyone knew whose tournament it was.
Valencia may be young, but the defending Foothill League champions still know what it takes to win.
Former Canyon quarterback Nate Longshore had a successful outing when he led the University of California Bears to a 24-14 victory over Arizona State on Saturday.
Hart has never beaten Quartz Hill coach John Volk on its home field, but if the Rebels play like they did Tuesday, they won't lose many games anywhere.
The Valencia High baseball program donated nearly two dozen Christmas trees to needy families, a local firehouse and troops in Iraq.
The Valencia girls soccer team had its opportunities.
Midway through the second half, the Vikings repeatedly rattled the Falcons' cage only to be turned away several times.
In cross country, often times the success of a program can be measured by its depth.
By that yardstick, the Canyon High School boys cross country team was a hit Saturday, winning the Sweepstakes trophy at the Kenny Staub/John Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.
A slight cough would not wilt a budding golf prodigy Tuesday at Woodley Lakes Golf Course in Van Nuys.
In fact, neither age nor nothing else has halted Hart High freshman Kendall Dusenberry this Foothill League girls golf season.
If the No. 1-ranked Valencia girls tennis team has an Achilles heel, it could end up being its all-sophomore doubles pairs.
Although very solid, powerful and fundamentally sound, at times the three doubles teams can be beat by even better tandems. The Vikings are No. 1 in the CIF-SS Division III tennis coaches' poll, which was released Monday.
In a thrilling four-set volleyball battle, Valencia defeated Saugus, 25-11, 17-25, 25-14, 25-20, on Tuesday at Valencia.
Saugus High quarterback Desi Rodriguez finished off his stellar career in grand fashion as he was given the top honor for Foothill League players.
The All-Foothill League team was released Monday.
Above all else, Ryan Wolfe wants respect.
If the Saugus girls cross country team is known as a running juggernaut, what would Fayetteville-Manlius of New York be called?
How about "targeted."
Reservations have been canceled.
A fixture in CIF-Southern Section division title games since 1997, the Foothill League's run has ended.
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.
One road to the U.S. Open, which last year was won by Justin Rose, is through Valencia.
Saugus boys volleyball isn't going away quietly after falling short to Valencia earlier in the week.
In the most critical match of the day in terms of the Foothill League standings, the Hart High Indians clinched a spot in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.
A lot of weight was on the shoulders of a select number of athletes for Golden Valley girls track and field.
The Vikings needed some heroics to get past Hart on Thursday afternoon at Valencia High School, and luckily Britney Ross-Smith was up for the challenge.