MOORPARK – When playoff softball rolls around, Hart's combination of pitching and timely hitting is tough to beat.
The level of the competition. The roar of the crowd. The enormity of the moment.
As the CIF-Southern Section Divisional track and field championships wound down, the Division II girls team race looked like a done deal.
Just walk into Valencia High's gymnasium and take a look around.
West Ranch baseball erupted in the first inning and rode the arm of Trevor Fredrickson to a decisive win and the first playoff victory in the school's history Friday, scoring a 6-2 decision over El Dorado at home.
Valencia boys volleyball has grown accustomed to playing in the late rounds of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
In a game where offensive firepower was on full display, the shortest hit of the day made the biggest difference.
It was obvious that Saugus had its work cut out for it against the state's No. 1 team Mater Dei in Santa Ana Friday.
It was a rough day at the CIF-Southern Section Individual Prelims in Carpenteria Friday for the Foothill League boys tennis participants.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team had two bad innings and fell 12-2 on the road to Grace Brethren Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VI playoffs.
The Valencia softball team has won nine straight Foothill League titles and back-to-back CIF-Southern Section Division I championships.
It took 17 outs for Hart softball to end a scoreless tie, but once catcher Jessica Shults swung her bat and connected, there was no doubt that the Indians had broken through.
Saugus softball lost 5-0 to Thousand Oaks in Thousand Oaks Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
He can tell you a story about every photograph posted on the walls of classroom M-2.
Last fall, Collin Keoshian helped lead the Santa Clarita Christian football team to undiscovered country as the school won its first CIF championship.
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."