In the short run, the Foothill League doesn't come out smelling like roses.
Here's a message to all Southern California kids interested in attending prestigious academic colleges on the East Coast: Give sports a try.
Two tournaments down and seven victories in the books, yet Valencia boys basketball didn't look particularly celebratory on Saturday.
It was a situation where everything that could have gone wrong for Canyon boys basketball did for most of the first half.
The early part of basketball season can often be used for teams to learn about themselves and how to deal with adverse situations.
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.
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.