When the Canyon girls basketball team's press defense is effective, the Cowboys are tough to beat.
You'd expect a game between halfcourt-oriented Canyon and Saugus to come down to last-second free throws.
The West Ranch boys basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak and defeated the visiting Hart Indians 72-64 Friday night.
The ground shook and with it, the Foothill League has been shaken up in boys basketball.
Riding a three-game winning streak and only one game out of first place in the Heritage League, Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball faced a must-win situation if the team hopes to raise a league championship plaque at the end of the season.
Entering the season with a new coach and low player turnout, Santa Clarita Christian head girls basketball coach Troy Best said the Cardinals almost didn't have a team.
Two local athletes have been recognized as some of the best football players in all of California.
Valencia junior quarterback Alex Bishop was named to the 2009 CalHiSports.com All-State Football Underclass team, while senior defensive back/wide receiver Brock Vereen made Third Team Defense, the Web site announced Friday.
Last season, Canyon boys basketball made the CIF-Southern Section postseason with an 8-19 record.
So while league titles are on many teams' minds, especially as we reach the stretch run in the Foothill League season, playoffs should still be on every basketball team's mind.
Things don't always work out the way you plan.
Khatari Price, Joe Darko and Brandon Hale had a science class together as freshmen at Valencia High School, and they bonded immediately.
Valencia star Lonnie Jackson did everything he could to put his team in a position to win Tuesday evening.
Given its length, the West Ranch girls basketball team poses matchup problems for Valencia.
When Hart girls soccer lost its second game last week, some people began raise doubts about the team's potential.
The Valencia boys soccer team bounced back from its tough loss to Canyon on Monday by defeating West Ranch 1-0 Tuesday at West Ranch High School.
It was evident Tuesday that Golden Valley's fans don't travel well.
The Canyon boys basketball team hit eight 3-pointers and beat the visiting Hart Indians 60-49 on Tuesday night.
Even after the single most impressive moment of the season for any Foothill League athlete, Nathan Bultman didn't go home satisfied.
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.