This season has been full of learning experiences for Golden Valley football.
About the only College of the Canyons players that didn't see any action on the field on Tuesday were the two goalkeepers.
It's often referred to as the volleyball equivalent of a quarterback in football.
Up until this point, College of the Canyons football hasn't had a whole lot to complain about.
LA CANADA - What was supposed to be West Ranch's first real test quickly turned into a harsh reality check.
Golden Valley's "bring it on" mentality takes on a whole new meaning today.
It hasn't been the most straightforward start to the season for Hart football.
Valencia and Saugus were billed as the best two teams heading into Foothill League girls volleyball play.
Volleyball is a game that involves constant shifts in momentum and sudden changes of fortunes.
There's a certain list of attributes that makes up any successful team.
Whether it counts toward the final record or not, Valencia and West Ranch are always fighting it out for first place in girls tennis.
Toward the end of the first quarter, West Ranch's offense seemed to be falling into a rhythm as it was driving to take the lead.
The non-league season is supposed to show teams who they are prior to league play.
The good news for Golden Valley football is the solution is simple.
One thing is for sure, Hart girls volleyball is getting plenty of practice under pressure.
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.