At least one thing is clear about this year's Valencia boys basketball team.
What began less than 11 months ago might finally be paying off.
Soccer season ended earlier than The Master's College may have liked for both the men's and women's teams, which didn't make it to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics tournaments.
Valencia boys soccer isn't young this year.
The shooting ability is there and so is the experience.
A team like Valencia girls soccer might have to learn things the hard way early in the season.
Hart boys basketball is a team with plenty of youth and talent this season.
VENTURA - As much of an up-and-down season as it's been for Canyon football, it all came to an end in the same location against the same team as last year, and in similar fashion.
In the first round of the playoffs, Canyon got all its scoring done in one quarter.
In football, crowds are drawn to high-scoring games and football teams with flashy offenses.
Perseverance apparently pays off.
The Master's College men's basketball team has plenty to be happy about just five games into its season.
This is starting to become a routine result for Trinity Classical Academy football.
As difficult of a night as it was for Santa Clarita Christian School football, head coach Garrick Moss took solace in the overall success of the school's first attempt at the 11-man game.
Take away as many wins as you want to from Canyon High football on paper.
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.
Saugus track and field hasn't been at its best or healthiest all season.
Nothing seemed to be going right for West Ranch baseball in the first six innings.
It was a fairly quiet way for Valencia boys volleyball to officially stake claim to a Foothill League title on Tuesday.