With the amount of talent that both the Valencia and Hart swim teams have, Wednesday's meet between the schools was supposed to be close.
After the Saugus baseball team defeated West Ranch by nine runs in the teams' first meeting of the season, Tuesday's rematch didn't come out nearly as easily for the Centurions.
For a good hour and a half, the best question to ask at Valencia High's baseball field Wednesday afternoon was what would come first - the anticipated rain or any energy from either side?
The West Ranch boys golf team continued to distance itself from the pack Tuesday.
The West Ranch boys tennis team defeated Saugus at home on Tuesday 15-3, two days before a crucial battle with Foothill League first place Valencia.
The Hart girls softball team defeated Canyon on the Cowboy's home turf 12-0 Tuesday in a six-inning game called due to the mercy rule.
The fastball that Robert Stock threw in 2005 was accompanied with a sound.
Winning baseball games in the Foothill league has become increasingly more important.
The start of Foothill League play wasn't exactly smooth sailing for the Saugus baseball team.
With what Valencia baseball has and what Hart has this season, it was a must that the Vikings play more strategic, fundamental baseball to defeat the Indians.
The Valencia softball team had an eight-day layoff between its last game and Thursday's Foothill League opener against Canyon at home.
The Valencia Vikings volleyball team came into this season with one goal in mind: to win the CIF championship. The Vikings have won titles in 2003-04 and 2006.
The Saugus boys track and field team ended Canyon's 45 consecutive dual meet win streak on the Cowboys home turf on Thursday.
Look no further than the top for some of the interesting storylines in Foothill League softball, which opens today.
It's not everyday that lacking your best stuff on the mound can translate to 10 strikeouts and a complete game, two-hit shutout.
The best way to explain how an athlete can qualify as exciting is to define the term - and not simply in a dictionary sense.
It didn't take long to see something special was happening.
We've spent the last two weeks bringing you up to speed on the high, lows, and everything in between of the 2013-2014 athletic year in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The 2013-14 year was an exicting one for West Ranch marked by great individual and team performances.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The school year may be officially over, but the awards continue to trickle in.
It may have been a bit of a down year for Saugus overall, but that doesn't mean the Centurions didn't have a good 2013-2014 year.
The evil empire is back.
Of all sports at Golden Valley High, it was golf.
The 2013-2014 year for Canyon High will be remembered by its incredible individual performances, with three athletes earning Foothill Player of the Year honors.
The 2013-2014 year will be remembered for two things at Trinity Classical Academy.
The Santa Clarita Christian School athletic programs have been on the rise in the last few years and the 2013-2014 season might have been the best so far.
Canyon High has found its new boys soccer coach following the resignation of Lou Aguilera earlier this month.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
It's all business … or at least that's the way it seems when you talk to Saugus pitcher Mariah Lopez and West Ranch shortstop Lauren Lindvall after a game.