The Foothill League girls tennis season just got another surprise.
One of West Ranch's biggest goals this season is to earn its first victory over an established Foothill League power.
It wasn't exactly David vs. Goliath, but a tennis giant definitely took a fall.
Hart girls volleyball's defense proved to be too strong on Thursday as the Indians beat Canyon 3-0 at Hart High.
There is no weird feeling coming into Friday's game against Valencia at Valencia High for the Golden Valley football team.
Steady wins the race.
At the beginning of the 2009 football season, players prepared for new positions and new roles of leadership.
For many members of the Canyon High football team, that transition came much earlier than expected.
Hart girls tennis' bid for the last guaranteed playoff spot from the Foothill League, or even a move up to second, got a nice boost with a 13-5 win at home against Canyon on Tuesday.
As parents and students roamed the Hart High School gymnasium following Tuesday's girls volleyball match, Hart head coach Mary Krisan and her team tried to keep their emotions in check.
Hart High junior golfer Brenna Carlson was more giddy about brownies than birdies after Tuesday's Newhall Land Cup/Foothill League Match No. 5.
The Vikings girls tennis team picked a 17-1 road victory at Golden Valley on Tuesday.
Now the Foothill League has a pair of 4-2 football teams in Hart and West Ranch to go along with 6-0 Valencia.
Valencia High girls tennis' No. 1 doubles team is a dichotomy.
Bishop Alemany High School of Mission Hills has been placed on probation for a year by the CIF-Southern Section for an advertisement that appeared in The Signal's 2009 Santa Clarita Valley Football Preview.
Delano Howell made quite a name for himself as a running back at Hart High School.
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.
The minute school ends for the summer, it becomes football season in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wrestling is set to make its way back into the Hart district, after members of the district board voted this week to adopt wrestling as a self-sustaining interscholastic sport.
One of the most successful coaches in the Santa Clarita Valley is stepping down.
It's no wonder Valencia High School's baseball team featured such a dangerous lineup this season.
Editor's note: Today marks the eighth and final in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."