A lot is expected of student athletes these days.
Not a whole lot can slow down a team in the middle of one of its best seasons in school history.
For 75 minutes, Valencia High's Jesus Fernandez was pressured, knocked around and inadvertently tripped a few times.
West Ranch High senior Jeff Coprich is on his second recruiting visit in as many weeks as he mulls his final college decision.
One step down, a few more to go for Trinity Classical Academy girls soccer.
Two former Hart High pitching teammates are rated high in MLB.com's 2012 Top 100 prospect list.
West Ranch boys basketball knows where its at exactly halfway through Foothill League play.
Golden Valley punched. Saugus counterpunched.
The wrath of the Golden State Athletic Conference just bit The Master's College men's basketball team.
Athletes often have labels slapped on them to denote their status.
It's the NFC Championship game to everyone else.
Dan Waldeck knew his team had been playing better in recent weeks.
This one could have been difficult to explain.
At least one fact became clear on Wednesday.
After a rough start to Foothill League play a week ago, Hart boys soccer is out to prove its back on track.
Among all the chaos of the Foothill League track and field finals, there was a big moment which was somewhat lost in the shuffle.
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.