You would have to believe that Johnny MacArthur's 2008 high school golf season began on May 31.
The greatest individual season in Santa Clarita Valley prep golf history has ended just short of the ultimate goal.
Southern California high school champion and Hart High senior Johnny MacArthur finished tied for fifth Tuesday at the CIF-State Golf Championship at Santa Maria Country Club.
You haven't heard a lot about Lelani Bernardino.
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and now Johnny MacArthur.
With the amount of success the Saugus High School girls cross country team has enjoyed over the last couple of years (two straight state titles), translating into further success with runners on the track and field team, the school's athletic identity has been its running program.
If you look back at the last two deep playoff runs for Hart baseball, the reason for much of the success has been the team's pitching.
In 1999, Hart had a dominant pair of pitchers in Jamie Shields and Justin Wiley that led the Indians to the CIF-Southern Section Division II title.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS - There is a ton of motivation going forward for three local prep golfers after Monday's CIF-Southern Section Individual Final at Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs.
One consistently stellar golfer tied for first place, but couldn't take the title in a playoff.
Sure it's a dated motto, but in Hart softball's case, it was apropos Friday.
For whichever high school Christian Lopes was going to, he was supposed to make an instant impact.
On Monday afternoon, I was looking for my transcript from Cal State Northridge - my alma mater.
A couple of years ago, a trio of kids with ties to Canyon basketball all worked together so that one day they could play their sport at the next level.
Canyon High student/athlete Stephen Wirthlin said he's lucky to be alive after a car accident on Saturday morning in Gorman.
Hart baseball's biggest accomplishment in 2008 thus far is the team being in first place in the ultra-competitive Foothill League - to some.
There were three National Football League prospects with local ties going into this past weekend's NFL Draft.
At this point, Saugus High graduate and Cal State Northridge golfer Nick Delio has to acknowledge that his future is bright.
Want to win a CIF baseball championship?
As expected, four Foothill League teams made the CIF-Southern Section Division I baseball playoffs.
To say Canyon baseball's season has been frustrating is an understatement.
When we were lauding J.J. Holen for his performances as a West Ranch High golfer, it was because of the superb golf scores he turned in on a consistent basis from his freshman to senior year.
Junior pitcher Sean O'Shea hasn't been used much on the mound this season after recovering from a shoulder injury suffered during football season. But he made the most of his opportunity and led the West Ranch Wildcats out of trouble on Tuesday at Canyon High School and into the win column.
It's fitting that Hart High baseball clinched at least a share of the Foothill League championship with a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Saugus Centurions on Tuesday at Hart High School - the Indians first title since 2008.
A legendary heavy metal performer once said that if his band moved next door to you, your lawn would die.
By the end of this week, we could have multiple Foothill League baseball champions.
Last year, we had zero boys golfers advance from the first round of the CIF postseason.
In a very trying season for the Valencia baseball program, Keston Hiura has been a very welcomed story.
It's a whole new day in Foothill League boys golf.
Two monumental Foothill League boys golf accomplishments could be made today based on what happened at Wednesday's Foothill League golf match No. 5.
Don't bother Valencia High graduate Brock Vereen about anything to do with the NFL Draft today.
The story is certainly not West Ranch boys lacrosse losing 20-7 to Thousand Oaks in its first-ever playoff match.
A large portion of one San Fernando Valley baseball team's success is because of Santa Clarita Valley players.