For Canyon High School, most of its athletic success this past year came in just a handful of sports.
It was a tennis season seemingly devoid of a dominant singles player in the Foothill League.
It was impressive enough to go undefeated in Foothill League competition, but to do it against teams stocked with talent was remarkable.
Some teams view it as a glorified practice.
On a team like perennial Foothill League champion Valencia, the concentration of talent is always thicker.
More than three weeks have passed since West Ranch graduate J.J. Holen's high school golf career ended.
The original idea behind Tuesday's Santa Clarita Valley vs. Bakersfield All-Star Baseball Matchup was to give senior players a final opportunity to showcase themselves in front of scouts.
Foothill League seniors will get to take the field one more time as high school athletes.
It was one of the wildest finishes in the history of the Indianapolis 500.
Max Homa's golf season is over for the University of California, Berkeley.
The second day of play at the Men's Golf NCAA Division I Championships presented its new challenges for the two locals participating.
Former Hart High pitcher Trevor Bauer soaked up plenty of recognition for his talents in high school. Now he's doing it in college, and the honors are coming in droves.
On a course like Karsten Creek, home of the 2011 NCAA Division I College Men's Golf Championships, it's about damage control.
The best players in any sport are usually the ones that want the ball in pressure situations.
Valencia waltzed its way through Foothill League play and the rest of the regular season.
The offseason is over and training camp is officially in session for all 32 teams in the National Football League.
This season has been a learning experience for two local golfers.
Just a couple of months removed from its Foothill League championship baseball season, Hart is well on its way to replacing, adding and bolstering its talented roster.
Mark Crawford doesn't want to be labeled "the athletic principal" at West Ranch High School, but his background speaks for itself when it comes to his love of sports.
It's comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.
Valencia High School baseball player Devin Davis got to go deep at a Major League Baseball stadium.
The best way to explain how an athlete can qualify as exciting is to define the term - and not simply in a dictionary sense.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The evil empire is back.
The writing was on the wall for UCLA golfer and Valencia High graduate Alison Lee.
LOS ANGELES - Trevor Bauer insisted he didn't feel any different while pitching at the home of his favorite childhood baseball team for the first time.
When it comes to athletics, College of the Canyons takes a lot of pride in being one of the top community college programs in California.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
Natalie Rodriguez was one hundredth of a second short of winning her first Foothill League track and field title this year.
Even after the single most impressive moment of the season for any Foothill League athlete, Nathan Bultman didn't go home satisfied.