When Brandon Jauregui came home on Sunday night and finally sat down after what had been a whirlwind of a day, a thought entered his mind.
Sometimes you are what your record is.
If there was a time to get the playoff jitters out, this was the round to do it.
With Sunday's release of the CIF-Southern Section football playoff groupings, one thing is pretty clear.
Saugus wasn't about to leave anything to chance.
Trinity Classical Academy football elected to play just an eight-game schedule this year. At times, it still must have seemed like a long season.
There have been strong hints of a power shift in the local cross country scene for more than a year now.
If there's going to be any chaos in the final Foothill League football standings, it's going to start with Saugus vs. Golden Valley.
If there's one thing we learned about Golden Valley's Elisa Pierre and West Ranch's Mack Bailey on Thursday, it's that both are very mentally tough.
There won't be any dramatic Friday night coin flip like in the movies.
This seemed like the year the playoff drought might finally come to an end.
Things changed dramatically for Foothill League first-place Hart football this week with the news that dynamic starting quarterback Nick Moore is out for the season.
The first time Stephanie Gutierrez had a shotgun in her hand, she almost didn't miss.
Ryan Tate highlights weekend at Mt. SAC Invite
The three best Foothill League girls golfers during the regular season all lived up to that billing in the first round of the playoffs.
It wasn't just a win the Hart boys soccer team was fighting for on Friday.
The Master's College will relieve Ken Sugarman of his duties as men's basketball head coach at the end of just his second season ...
When not a lot was going right, Canyon girls basketball did what it always does. It turned to its defense.
There's just no right answer against the Hart High boys basketball team.
The phrase written on the warm-up shirts of every Valencia High boys soccer player is the same.
Hart High kicker/punter Andrew Nielsen earned just about the highest honor there is for a high school football player in California.
No buzzer-beaters, overtimes or wild finishes this time.
It was only a few weeks ago when Valencia and West Ranch seemed like two boys basketball teams headed in opposite directions when they faced ...
It may have been the players-only meetings held earlier in the week, or it could have been the simple urgency created by the struggles in ...
Everyone knows who has the targets on their backs.
High school sports playoffs are going to look a lot different starting this fall.
Even with all the success Valencia boys soccer has already enjoyed this season, there was still one lingering item left on the checklist.
A lot changed in a two-week span for both the Saugus and West Ranch boys soccer teams.
The West Ranch Wildcats varsity boys basketball team has forfeited a Foothill League game after allowing an ineligible player to participate in competition.
Things are clicking so well for College of the Canyons women's basketball, everything seems to be simple.