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.
It's pretty difficult to gauge how good of an athlete you truly are.
Motivation comes in many forms.
It was a missed putt that ultimately cost Hart High golfer Johnny MacArthur the Foothill League Most Valuable Player in 2007.
It's kind of difficult for West Ranch golf coach Jeff Holen to gush about one of his freshman golfers.
The program that lost the two best players in the Foothill League in 2013 to graduation and the one that lost its first two league games in 2014 has now won something that begins with a two - second place.
For the second season in a row, Valencia and Canyon girls basketball are sharing.
The Valencia girls basketball team took a beating on Friday against Canyon and took some late hits from Hart on Tuesday, as the game got physical late.
Things weren't always this rosy at Hart High School.
The Hart Indians baseball program will hold its annual alumni game this Saturday, and as part of the festivities will induct its latest class to the Hart Baseball Wall of Fame.
This is West Ranch's M.O. this year, and more often than not the Wildcats are winning because or in spite of it.
It was a completely different game than last time.
Big players hit big shots in big spots.
Golden Valley first-year head baseball coach Gino Pomilia said there's no lying in his program.
There were some identifiable marks from Canyon girls basketball on Tuesday at Canyon High.
West Ranch boys basketball defeated the Canyon Cowboys 44-39 on Tuesday at Canyon High because of the little things and the big thing.
The Hart Indians boys basketball team is so close.
Cal-Hi Sports revealed its 35th annual All-State Football Teams on Monday, and six locals made the cut.
All old athletes, when their sports days are done, are left to the sidelines.