A friend of mine made the comment to me after reading a story in Saturday's sports section about the budget crunch having an effect on preps sports in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The state budget crunch may mean individual schools have to pay for substitute teachers when coaches travel with their teams, missing a day of school, according to some reports Friday.
Just how costly was the residency falsification that cost the Canyon girls basketball team 10 wins, two players and its head coach?
The final answer came Thursday.
We used a headline for our Foothill League girls soccer preview that read: "Last team standing."
We've reached the final week of Foothill League play and still noting is decided in girls soccer.
Saugus, Valencia and Canyon are still tied atop the league standings.
Saugus High fashions itself as having a blue-collar athletic program.
But being the underdog or being overshadowed rubbed Saugus girls basketball player Gabrielle Conn the wrong way.
Down the stretch they come.
With the increasing media coverage of prep sports, National Signing Day is becoming a bigger event.
Finally, some sort of clarity.
Last week we focused on boys basketball in the first edition of around the divisions. This week, we take a look at girls basketball.
But let's make some quick points on boys basketball.
Hart basketball's Patrick Abbott had possibly one of the ugliest stat lines to ever come out of the Hart High gymnasium.
In Jake Bernards, San Diego State sees untapped potential.
Tom Barber's goal is to spread Jesus' word.
The week after Hart High graduate Megan Ford was named Wilson California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week at Cal Poly Pomona, she tore her ACL.
We've reached the midway point of Foothill League boys and girls soccer and boys and girls basketball.
The Foothill League's Offensive Player of the Year will be playing football for one of the most pass-happy college football teams in the nation.
It took the Golden Valley Grizzlies girls basketball team 15 tries and eight seasons, but they finally beat the Saugus Centurions.
The kids were excited.
Hart High quarterback Brady White has secured his first offer from a Pac-12 school.
At 275 mph, the captain starts to feel sensory overload.
Valencia girls basketball relied heavily on the rookies Tuesday.
If you were there at Valencia High on Friday night, then you know this isn't going out on a limb: Lewis Stallworth is the best basketball player in the Santa Clarita Valley and thus far his Hart Indians are the best team.
Bobby Kimble sometimes tells his wife Batreace that it's funny how well things worked out by naming their youngest child "Breze."
The season after football season is in full swing - the recruiting season.
If this is Valencia Vikings boys basketball, Foothill League favorite Hart will have its hands full on Friday.
Last year was the first indication that Valencia Vikings girls basketball might be gaining ground on the Canyon Cowboys.
Some of the Santa Clarita Valley's top prep football seniors will get one last high school game on Sunday.
Hart third-year head coach Terra Palmer was funny and serious at the same time with her response to when the last time the Indians have played like this in a Foothill League game.
Immediately after Hart boys basketball opened up Foothill League play with a come-from-behind 73-68 victory over defending champions West Ranch, Indians senior guard Lewis Stallworth asked how many assists he had.
Come for the basketball, stay for the show.