No one involved in sports knows when the day will come when they'll have to wave goodbye to the world of competitive athletics.
Everyone has to start somewhere.
The utter bliss that an athlete feels after winning an important contest can be unlike any other emotion in sports and can provide a person with their most fond memories.
When it comes right down to it, all sports are played for the same purpose.
Every angle of sports is covered these days.
Mike Herrington still remembers even the minor details of that mid-December evening in 2003.
As long as sports have been around, there have been ways to tweak things just enough to gain a slight edge on opponents.
It's the elephant in the living room. Or maybe it's the vicious, angry bull in the living room.
Since 2001, The Master's College has been part of arguably one of the most dominant sports conferences in the country at its level.
It seems like only a few weeks ago that girls volleyball competition was in full swing.
When John Torres helped create the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association in 2006, his vision was to expand the area's youth football scene.
William S. Hart baseball teams are raking in the championships these days.
It was a surprising breakout season for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat in just its second year of existence.
It doesn't really matter what level of golf it is, it's every man for himself.
The summer is seen as an offseason or a break for some athletes.
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team beat Tarbut V'Torah 4-0 on Saturday night in a CIF-Southern Section Division VII quarterfinal game at College of the Canyons.
The Master's College women's basketball is right where it wants to be at this point in the season.
At this point in the playoffs, nothing comes easy.
Nothing was going to get in the way of the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team against the Laguna Blanca Owls of Santa Barbara in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI semifinals.
This year, Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer has put together the ideal formula.
While showing off her scrapes and bruises collected during the soccer game she just played, Hart senior Destinney Duron summed it up nicely.
It doesn't seem like anything can faze this Hart High boys soccer team.
As historical wins go, this one won't go into the ultra-dramatic category.
Even in the good years, College of the Canyons baseball takes a little bit of time to hit its stride.
This isn't a situation Greg Herrick is used to, nor is it something he likes very much.
College of the Canyons sophomore Keke Mathews gave herself somewhat of a New Year's resolution at the start of 2014.
The biggest message Golden Valley girls basketball head coach Kerri Garland tried to convey to her team was how good they were.
Hart girls soccer wasn't about to be pushed around on its home field in the playoffs.
Here was the reward for Albert Einstein Academy boys basketball.
All it took was one goal to calm all the playoff nerves.