His laugh is infectious.
Nick Price wasn't a broken man earlier in the week, but he sounded like it.
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.
Here's a dare.
Culver City boys soccer kept coming for Saugus on Tuesday, and in the end, the Ocean League's third-place team passed the Centurions.
Hermosillo, Mexico, loves Jerry Owens.
Year in and year out, Foothill League boys basketball is a gauntlet.
Dean Hendrix-Davis, just 16 years old, was pinned between the car seats of his Ford Explorer.
The best team that not enough people know about in the Santa Clarita Valley just went and won a Heritage League championship.
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.