A lot is expected of student athletes these days.
Not a whole lot can slow down a team in the middle of one of its best seasons in school history.
For 75 minutes, Valencia High's Jesus Fernandez was pressured, knocked around and inadvertently tripped a few times.
West Ranch High senior Jeff Coprich is on his second recruiting visit in as many weeks as he mulls his final college decision.
One step down, a few more to go for Trinity Classical Academy girls soccer.
Two former Hart High pitching teammates are rated high in MLB.com's 2012 Top 100 prospect list.
West Ranch boys basketball knows where its at exactly halfway through Foothill League play.
Golden Valley punched. Saugus counterpunched.
The wrath of the Golden State Athletic Conference just bit The Master's College men's basketball team.
Athletes often have labels slapped on them to denote their status.
It's the NFC Championship game to everyone else.
Dan Waldeck knew his team had been playing better in recent weeks.
This one could have been difficult to explain.
At least one fact became clear on Wednesday.
After a rough start to Foothill League play a week ago, Hart boys soccer is out to prove its back on track.
It was only a routine summer league high school basketball tournament, but Megan Lindsley wasn't letting up a bit.
The way the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team sees it, every extra game they get to play is a bonus.
On the heels of one of the most impressive basketball seasons in College of the Canyons history, sophomore Keke Mathews earned two major honors this week.
After 28 games, four months and a whole lot of historical accomplishments, Hart girls soccer didn't quite have the energy for one more rally.
Hart boys basketball wasn't just the best team in the Foothill League this year. It was dominant.
Canyon and Valencia girls basketball were split right down the middle this season.
SANTA ANA - The significance of Saturday's game was not lost on Santa Clarita Christian's athletic department.
Two Santa Clarita Valley basketball teams will have a chance to play for a state championship.
The season will continue for at least one more game for Hart High girls soccer, which earned a No. 5 seed in the CIF Southern California Regional Division II Soccer Championship.
SANTA ANA - Trinity Classical Academy sophomore Ian Caddow said he hadn't felt fully healthy all season long.
A picture hangs on the wall of James Mosley's office at Santa Clarita Christian School recognizing the school's 2009-10 boys basketball team.
Even with the magnitude of its upcoming game, Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball can't consider this a David vs. Goliath situation.
ANAHEIM - Don't expect the Canyon boys basketball team to say they were just happy to be here.
The Hart High boys soccer team advanced to the CIF quarterfinals only twice since 1983.
It's a perfect contrast.