On a late September night, mother and daughter were playing a game of Scrabble.
The competitive mother knew her daughter shared the same trait. But she didn't know the ferocity of it.
Santa Clarita Christian's running back/linebacker Collin Keoshian capped off an exceptional season with the Cardinals by being named the Heritage League's Player of the Year.
The All-Heritage League team was released on Friday and Santa Clarita Christian had a bevy of names on the list.
After a 5-0 start to the season, the question remained - could anyone stop Santa Clarita Christian?
Some may say Thacher was able to accomplish this feat Saturday night, while others may contend they stopped themselves, losing 54-38 at Harry Welch
Women's College Soccer
Master's 6, San Diego Christian 1
Devon Goff may not have been the fastest Canyon girls runner Saturday, but she was its most important one.
With a time of 19 minutes, 54.4 seconds on the Castaic Lake course, Goff broke a tie with Highland of Palmdale in the Division I and II race.
CARSON - Unapologetic 'til the end.
CARSON – It was never close.
When Saugus took a lead against Pacifica Thursday, the advantage didn't last long.
As Hart and Saugus met up on Friday night at College of the Canyons, neither team thought of their 2-3 starts, rather, the clean slate that comes with league play.
While it was only the season opener for Canyon and Valencia, it seemed more like a game to determine the Foothill League championship.
West Ranch came into Friday's game on a four-game losing streak, while Golden Valley was coming off of a bye week after it won in its first game on its campus in school history.
One of the largest cross country events in Los Angeles County will take place today at Castaic Lake Recreational Area.
Varsity Girls Tennis
With a young team, Saugus boys soccer head coach Seth Groller is looking for improvement more than wins and losses during their non-league schedule.
If Thursday's match is any indication, his side has come a long way.
Valencia senior guard Angel Cardenas said it felt like the rim was the size of a beach ball on Tuesday night.
In a matchup of two teams that were moving in opposite directions, both Hart and Saugus boys soccer came out of Tuesday's game with the same thing.
It didn't matter how little experience or how small the team was, coaches weren't going to coddle Trinity Classical Academy's newest varsity sports team.
Cal-Hi Sports revealed its 35th annual All-State Football Teams on Monday, and six locals made the cut.
It's been said that the game slows down for great players.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them all night.
All old athletes, when their sports days are done, are left to the sidelines.
Over and over, Golden Valley boys soccer head coach Juan Paolo kept telling his team they were good enough to win.
Canyon Cowboys boys basketball made sure there was no way Golden Valley would pull a repeat of what it did Tuesday.
After winning its first three Foothill League games, the Valencia Vikings suffered back-to-back losses to end the first half of the league season.
There are some who take labels personally.
To begin the Foothill League girls soccer season, the Valencia Vikings squeaked past the Saugus by a single goal in a thriller at Valencia High School on Jan. 14.
Golden Valley girls basketball kept going after Canyon.
There's one word that described what Hart Indians boys basketball was on Friday against the West Ranch Wildcats at Hart High - overwhelming.