We met this guy in different ways.
We, being members of The Signal's Sports Department.
If the Saugus girls cross country team is known as a running juggernaut, what would Fayetteville-Manlius of New York be called?
How about "targeted."
Golden Valley cross country runner Seth Totten fought a losing battle Saturday morning in Walnut at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.
The junior fought the pain of a dislocated metatarsal in his right foot, but was unable to finish the five-kilometer Boys Seeded Race at Mt. San Antonio College.
Ownership has its privileges.
Because of ownership, Faith Baptist football could call itself the class of Southern California 8-Man football.
Collin Keoshian has been stitched up four or five times this year, by his father's count.
Another week, another accomplishment for the Hart girls golf team.
Considered to be one of the top teams in the Los Angeles area, the Indians cruised to a first-place finish at Foothill League match No. 2 Wednesday at El Cariso Golf Course in Sylmar.
They seethed more privately than publicly.
And privately, they have another motivation this weekend or next.
It's shaping up to be one of the biggest weekends in Santa Clarita valley sports history.
Two championships will be determined and three teams will be competing for a spot in a championship game.
FRESNO - For the third straight year, they made the trek - an incredible feat within itself.
FRESNO - The Saugus High School girls cross country team made a proclamation with its feet Saturday morning at Fresno's Woodward Park.
FRESNO - It was the greatest individual and team performance in the five-year history of Golden Valley High School athletics.
One comment from All-National Division, Northern Conference defensive lineman Jonathon Hollins resonated louder than any other about El Camino College.
"There are people who say we haven't played anyone," said the College of the Canyons football sophomore. "Now we're going to find out."
As College of the Canyons head football coach Garett Tujague argued for some of his players to make the All-Western State Conference teams at the post-regular season conference meeting, two players were notably up for discussion.
Tujague's peers thought Jonathon Hollins and Dejuan Yates were the same guy.
Not even Saugus High's second-best score ever at Vista Valencia Golf Course could do it Tuesday.
Not even career-best rounds by four Saugus girls at the course could do it.
Recently, Saugus High girls golf head coach David Stradling went to bed thinking, "Yeah, maybe my team can compete for a Foothill League title."
The Santa Clarita Valley's top returning girls basketball player from last season now has a home for college.
It wasn't broke.
Hart High senior guard Lewis Stallworth said he has received his second official scholarship offer.
Earlier this week, the Hart football team's approach to tonight's CIF State Regional Bowl Game, the Southern California Division II championship against Chaminade at College of the Canyons at 7:30 p.m., was that it had nothing to lose.
For the first time that we can remember at The Signal, Hart High head coach Mike Herrington mentioned the end.
Fresh off their victory in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship game, the Hart Indians got the invite Sunday to play in a CIF State Regional Football Championship Bowl game.