Athletes come in many shapes, sizes and abilities.
A little tweak to the lineup and the whole attitude changed.
The ultimate measuring stick for Foothill League teams in boys tennis is actual league competition.
There wasn't much Canyon pitchers could do about it.
Two years ago, Trinity Classical Academy didn't have a varsity softball team.
There wasn't anything special about what Hart boys volleyball did on Wednesday.
Even the experienced teams need a grace period sometimes.
Even for the most casual of volleyball fans, it's enough to impress.
In non-conference play, The Master's College baseball team looked promising despite its youth.
California teams aren't known for fielding good hockey teams, much less winning championships.
For most of the non-conference season, College of the Canyons softball had been shuffling around its wealth of young players, testing different lineups and positions.
Santa Clarita Christian's baseball team has plenty of early season rust to shake off.
According to head coach Chris Cota, College of the Canyons baseball isn't where it needs to be this season.
The last time Troy Neiman remembers having this much fun playing baseball, he was 12 years old.
It's far too early to start speculating about league titles and CIF competitions, but based on Saturday's track and field meet, the Foothill League has plenty of capable athletes.
Even after the single most impressive moment of the season for any Foothill League athlete, Nathan Bultman didn't go home satisfied.
It's already been a busy summer for Valencia's Devin Davis.
It turns out the Foothill League's Player of the Year in baseball and the state's leading home run hitter was supposed to be an All-CIF selection after all.
A big group of Santa Clarita Valley athletes made it on All-CIF lists, which were unveiled Monday by the Southern Section, but one of the biggest reveals of the day was a name that didn't show up anywhere.
A lot of coaches like to fly under the radar as much as possible.
The minute school ends for the summer, it becomes football season in the Santa Clarita Valley.
College of the Canyons head football coach Ted Iacenda doesn't lack any ambition when it comes to recruiting.
It's no wonder Valencia High School's baseball team featured such a dangerous lineup this season.
Editor's note: Today marks the fifth in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
Editor's note: Today marks the second in a series in which we recognize athletes at the local high schools who represent their respective schools not so much by what they do on the field, but off of it. We call them "More than an athlete."
Though Foothill League football teams appear to be competing in a more difficult playoff division, one California football expert says that doesn't mean another championship is out of the question.
Jeff Gilkey is stepping down as co-head coach of Valencia High School's cross country and track and field programs, he confirmed last week.
It's not as if the 2014 track and field season didn't have it's highlight moments and admirable performances.
It won't go down as a day of outright glory for two local athletes.
With current and former players getting into the mix, Saturday was a big day for the College of the Canyons baseball program.