Three years ago it was pretty evident what the 2008 Foothill League baseball landscape would look like - at least at the top of the hill.
You get the same story from a lot of golfers who competed in last year's AT&T Champions Classic.
Things haven't changed much over the years at Valencia Country Club for the Champions Tour's AT&T Champions Classic.
At his peak, few could beat him. He was the best golfer in the world. But Nick Price has been beaten down lately.
The future of the AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club is uncertain.
This time it's for real.
It's pronounced LAWN-gur, though it's spelled L-A-N-G-E-R.
The first thing you notice about Canyon high senior Cody Anderson is his size.
He's 55 years old. Once a judo champion, Valencia resident Bobby Yamasaki spends more time these days on weightlifting.
It's almost as if there was a sense of peace for Jeff Hallman this season.
Saugus junior shortstop Zachary Vincej has lived up to every expectation thus far in his already accomplished high school career.
Sitting in a conference room a couple of years ago, telecommunications salesman Joe Aloisi was asked: "What is your ultimate job?"
It's not so much what she said, but what she did. Britney Bradley, immediately upon being asked about her first basketball practice at College of the Canyons, moved her left arm and grabbed the side of her body.
In the last two years, the Santa Clarita Valley has become more familiar with the sport of cycling due to the Amgen Tour of California's stops here.
You think it's cold in Santa Clarita?
The Master's College and Chuck Martin both believed that the men's basketball head coaching job was a balancing act.
Canyon High has had its most successful run ever in girls basketball over the last five seasons under head coach Chuck Johns.
SANTA ANA - It was less than a minute after the CIF-Southern Section Division VA championship game ended at Godinez High School on Saturday morning, and Santa Clarita Christian guard Kamron Carroll went up for an uncontested layup.
SANTA ANA - Beau did it.
SANTA ANA - Pressured early and with force, the Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team couldn't respond on Saturday morning and lost 58-32 to the Renaissance Academy Wildcats in the CIF-Southern Section Division VA championship game at Godinez High.
The seconds were ticking down.
Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball and Desert Chapel of Palm Springs are both very direct in what they have to do on Saturday to become the next CIF-Southern Section Division VI champion.
Recently dismissed Saugus boys head basketball coach Derek Ballard said his coaching days aren't over.
NEWBURY PARK - Canyon girls head basketball coach Chuck Johns pondered the question on if his team overachieved this season for a second after its 51-37 loss to the Newbury Park Panthers on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs.
SANTA ANA - From the first shot Hart High put up Friday night at Foothill High School in the CIF-Southern Section Division IIA quarterfinals, something was off.
West Ranch senior right-handed pitcher Jake Bird verbally committed to UCLA baseball this week.
Saugus High varsity boys basketball coach Derek Ballard was fired on Thursday.
One year from now, things could be much different for Hart High girls basketball.
This feels like home for Canyon girls basketball, especially for one player.
Valencia boys basketball head coach Rocket Collins wouldn't agree that Trabuco Hills was a well-oiled machine - the machine part was what he disagreed with.