For all Valencia's Christian Lopes has accomplished so early in his career, Friday night was the highlight of highlights.
Two Hart girls golfers qualified for the next round of play Thursday, in the CIF-Southern Section Individual Final and WSCGA Qualifying Tournament.
Prep Girls Volleyball
Signal Staff Report
History was made Thursday at the Foothill League Cross Country Finals on Thursday at Castaic Lake.
The Foothill League Girls Tennis Finals was all about the unexpected on Thursday afternoon.
The Cowboys have a big test.
Four big plays were all it took for Littlerock High School to spoil Golden Valley's season opener.
Marlon Lindo made the difference for The Master's College men's soccer team on Wednesday, in a 1-0 win over Fresno Pacific University.
The Valencia girls tennis team cruised to another Foothill League title last week - their seventh straight.
Two months of passing league, numerous practices under 100-degree heat and seemingly endless bursts at tackling dummies and blocking sleds have come down to this.
Watching the intensity of Tuesday's girls volleyball match between Saugus and West Ranch, one would get the feeling that it was already the CIF-Southern Section Girls Volleyball Tournament.
While the postseason is not until Tuesday, Saugus' five-set win in the highly competitive Foothill League sure felt like the playoffs.
Varsity Girls Volleyball
Hart 3, Canyon 0
Senior Night for the Valencia girls volleyball team comes once a year. It seems clinching league titles has become as regular.
The Vikings celebrated their seventh-straight Foothill League title on Tuesday evening with a 25-18, 25-15, 25-12 sweep of Golden Valley.
The CIF Southern Section preseason football polls have been released, and three Foothill League teams are in the northern division's top ten.
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.