BREA - It didn't take long for the West Ranch girls basketball team to find out why Brea Olinda is the top seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoff bracket.
PLACENTIA - Canyon girls basketball has had its way with opponents since the end of January.
The Valencia girls soccer team was carrying plenty of momentum heading into Friday's matchup with Walnut in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
Canyon girls soccer's season of unpredictability took a downward turn on Friday.
Suffocated by a devil of a defense all game, Valencia swingman Lonnie Jackson attacked the teeth of it and drew a foul with five seconds left on Friday night.
Down 20 points at halftime, many teams would have folded.
After Golden Valley's Taylor Statham hit the biggest pair of back-to-back 3-pointers in his career, teammate Trevor Wiseman's one-handed fastbreak dunk was the perfect exclamation point in a 74-66 Grizzlies' win over Bonita in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIIA playoffs on Friday at Golden Valley.
Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball is setting new standards this season.
So desperate was Woodcrest Christian's goalkeeper that she grabbed the leg of Santa Clarita Christian's Kayla Gale after the Cardinals senior booted the ball toward the net late in the second half on Friday.
Beginning its run at a second straight CIF-Southern Section Division II championship, Saugus girls soccer did not expect to be playing from behind.
The Hart girls soccer team is out to prove that it's a contender.
The Saugus High School boys basketball team combined a smothering zone defense in the second half with strong post play and a breakout performance from point guard Jawhar Purdy to trip up Sunny Hills of Fullerton in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs.
The Valencia girls basketball team fell to sixth-seeded Crescenta Valley 53-48 Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs at Crescenta Valley.
Valencia boys soccer made what some might consider a surprising run at the Foothill League title in 2010.
In a new experience, Vasquez High girls basketball was simply overwhelmed.
Head out to any local high school this summer and there's a good chance you'll see football players lifting in the weight room.
With the start of Valencia's first wrestling season coming up in November, head coach Brian Peterson and assistant coach Felicia Oh are hard at work with all the typical chores that go along with getting a startup program off the ground.
This summer edition of On the Beat is strictly on the summer's sport - baseball.
LAKE BALBOA - It's July. But come next spring, the Foothill League's going to have a lot of problems with Saugus.
HOLLYWOOD - No big surprises here.
The last time the Saugus and Hart baseball teams met was when the Indians clinched their first Foothill League title since 2008 in the 2014 regular-season finale.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill limiting full-contact football practices at middle and high schools in response to concerns about concussions, even as many teams already comply with the rules.
Valencia High has built a reputation as one of Southern California's top high school programs.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Logan Morrison hit a go-ahead RBI double during Seattle's two-run 12th inning, and the Mariners hung on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Saturday night.
Both the West Ranch and Valencia baseball teams chose not to participate in the Valley Invitational Baseball League this summer.
Just a couple of months removed from its Foothill League championship baseball season, Hart is well on its way to replacing, adding and bolstering its talented roster.
It may only be mid-July but Saturday's Valley Invitational Baseball League quarterfinals had all the makings of a Foothill League regular season matchup.
Mark Crawford doesn't want to be labeled "the athletic principal" at West Ranch High School, but his background speaks for itself when it comes to his love of sports.
The accolades keep rolling in for the nation's fastest high school swimmer.
The Saugus athletics program has finally been dethroned.