Given last year's success at the freshman level, Hart High junior varsity football was supposed to be set up for a dominant season in the Foothill League this year.
Coming off a strong defensive season for Hart football last year, the question could have received a number of different responses.
Usually, a high school player's first experience at the varsity level is a moment to cherish.
When Robert Fisher took over as varsity football head coach at Golden Valley earlier this month, one of his pledges was to fully incorporate all three levels in the program.
Talent isn't so much the issue.
Hart football struggled with consistency and ball control on offense last year.
Several months worth of meetings, workouts and passing camps with one coach.
Wacky offensive plays and a flashy, multi-colored ball may not be what comes to mind when the term "professional basketball" is thrown around.
The Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series wrapped up its Santa Clarita Valley leg on Thursday, and the locals had trouble keeping up with the pack.
The last thing Valencia golfer Glen Lee wanted was a repeat of last year's performance.
Four local golfers will have a prime opportunity to test their skill against some of the nation's top junior players.
With a lockout causing a four-month stalemate in the NFL this offseason, things moved quickly once the new collective bargaining agreement was finally sealed on Aug. 5.
It's been quite a year for Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer.
West Ranch sophomore Haley Lind has limited experience playing varsity volleyball.
Three years ago, Robert Fisher coached the freshman football team at Golden Valley High School.
The bounce-back season is in full effect for Valencia boys volleyball.
With all five of its scorers finishing within seven strokes of each other, the steady and consistent West Ranch Wildcats won the Foothill League's opening match with a total score of 398 on Tuesday at Valencia Country Club.
Call it an exhibition game all you want.
Valencia's Dylan Thomas said he wasn't feeling well when he woke up on Friday morning.
It was April 19 of last year when Golden Valley and Canyon boys track and field went at it.
After building up its program for years, the Golden Valley girls track and field team finally reached the pinnacle last year by winning its first Foothill League championship in school history.
It only took one game for West Ranch boys volleyball to get back into its Foothill League groove.
The 2013-14 season was a big winter for Santa Clarita Valley prep sports.
It took more than a decade to get to the point where this statement could honestly be made about the Foothill League boys volleyball season: It's anyone's title.
Last season, Valencia's boys volleyball coaching staff had no other choice but to hand the keys to Kyle Ensing.
College of the Canyons head coach Chris Cota is hoping his team's loss on Saturday will fall in the category of a bump in the road rather than a trend setter.
Hart High's trend of playing tight ball games and relying on pitching looks like it might be carrying over from last season.
For the second year in a row, The Master's College women's basketball team entered the national tournament with high hopes only to see them come crashing down much earlier than expected.
It was not a case of love at first sight, but it's no doubt a love story.
The Hart girls soccer team was building up to this type of season.