Playing against a girls volleyball team that has lost only twice all season is tough enough.
As the No. 2 overall seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division III Girls Team Tennis Playoffs, Valencia is supposed to be a dominating force.
West Ranch put on a hitting clinic in a three-set, non-league girls volleyball victory over Crescenta Valley Tuesday night in Stevenson Ranch.
The Indians defeated Chaminade at Vista Valencia, a par-33 course, on Tuesday 179-260.
Her words tell you exactly how she felt Monday.
"Today was pretty much the worst day of my life," said Hart High golfer Amanda Corr.
Shelby LeDuff couldn't hide her emotions. She cried in the arms of a teammate after the Valencia girls volleyball team lost in the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A quarterfinals to Santa Barbara on Monday night.
It would be the last time, LeDuff, a senior outside hitter, would play in the Vikings' gym, in the Vikings uniform, with her Vikings teammates.
Saugus cross country runners Brandon and Brianna Jauregui were born two minutes apart.
Brandon is the older twin, born on May 4, 1991.
Santa Clarita Christian beat Trona, 59-20, in its football season opener Friday night in Trona.
The CIF-Southern Section released the brackets Sunday for the Northern Division football playoffs.
Now the second season starts and the Foothill League usually delivers.
Canyon sophomore running back Trent Hernandez broke his right clavicle on the last of his 11 carries Friday night and will be out of action for 4-6 weeks.
With her trusty Perazzi Winchester 12-gauge shotgun lodged into her right shoulder, Kimberly Rhode was a few shots from winning an Olympic gold medal in women's skeet shooting.
It was the home opener for the College of the Canyons football team, but on a deeper level, it was the Cougars delivering a lesson to Santa Barbara City College on the importance of living a balanced life.
Like a good mechanic working on an old car Saturday night, Santa Clarita Christian performed a tuneup against West Shores of Salton City, winning 53-0 at Cougar Stadium at College of the Canyons.
The Saugus girls cross country team continued their six-year run of excellence Saturday, winning its heat in the CIF-Southern Section Division II Prelims at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.
SCCS 3, Lucerne Valley 2
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.