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.
Favorite or underdog, good playoff draw or not, Saugus football isn't going to change anything.
It would have been easy for Santa Clarita Christian School to keep playing 8-man football.
When it became clear West Ranch girls tennis wasn't going to coast its way into the semifinals, the team referred back to a simple motto.
When in doubt, the No. 1 ranked community college women's volleyball team in the state could always go back to its 6-feet and above players.
Trinity Classical Academy won its first playoff game in school history, but that's just a small step on the way to what the team hopes is something much bigger.
It was there for the taking.
For a team that's been all-but out of the playoff hunt for a few weeks now and likely won't even earn a spot in a bowl game, College of the Canyons football could easily be seen as a team running short on motivations.
This is when everyone can take a step back and take a breath.
There was no reason for the defending league champions to panic after a loss last week.
Christian Ware-Berry says he always tries to picture himself making the biggest shots with all the pressure on.
This is technically Max Homa's rookie season as a professional golfer.