After spending the past three years soaking in every tiny detail of what it takes to be an elite runner, Nolan Del Valle is ready to fly solo.
Normally, a team coming off a state championships would be the obvious pick to at least win its league the following year.
One of two things trends may be emerging with girls cross country in the Foothill League.
As good as the start of the season has been for The Master's College women's volleyball, the second half of the season is really what's going to be where the team will have to separate itself.
BAKERSFIELD – The game may have started late, but it was finished pretty early.
It's hard to place a label on Valencia girls tennis.
Last spring, a group of Valencia High athletes made history when they formed the Santa Clarita Valley's first organized beach volleyball team.
In just its second regular season match of the season, West Ranch girls volleyball wasn't exactly perfect.
For a team gearing up for Foothill League play beginning on Sept. 18, Saugus girls tennis looks just fine.
Here's a shocker. Saugus girls cross country is the top-ranked team in the CIF-Southern Section Division II poll.
VENTURA - As the season goes on, every mistake is going to hurt that much more.
A few questions were answered last week as all six Foothill League teams were in action for the first time this season.
Even after everything West Ranch girls tennis accomplished the past two seasons, the theory this year is simple.
Baseball's home stretch is here.
It's going to be more transition and more confusion within the Golden Valley basketball programs for a while.
The group of girls who anchor Golden Valley's successful track and field team aren't looking for anyone's congratulations.
Among all the chaos of the Foothill League track and field finals, there was a big moment which was somewhat lost in the shuffle.
No matter how the Foothill League shakes out in baseball, the Valencia Vikings may very well enter the postseason as the hottest team.
West Ranch baseball needed a win and West Ranch sophomore Jason Drees needed a hit.
In what was billed as tighter-than-usual competition among the Foothill League track and field contingent, the league finals were every bit as dramatic as expected on Thursday at College of the Canyons.
At this point in the season, no team is looking for style points.
This is Valencia Vikings baseball.
In terms of drama and surprises, the Foothill League prelims aren't usually stocked full of them.
All Valencia High junior Quinton Tilley was trying to do was play a steady round of golf on Monday.
Valencia graduate and professional golfer Max Homa appears to have found his groove again after a rough first few months of the year.
Springtime is usually when local boys volleyball players get to be the center of attention.
College of the Canyons softball needed a big turnaround on Sunday in order to keep its playoff run alive.
For so long, Max Nua was the anonymous little kid wandering around the gym and doing his best to kill time until practice was over.
It's doubtful any athlete grows up wishing he/she could some day compete at a community college.