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.
For the young Valencia girls tennis team, the ability to adjust on the fly could be the key to making a run in the playoffs.
If Hart High is headed to the playoffs, it might be going in as one of the more dangerous offensive teams.
A few months ago, Hart High football head coach Mike Herrington didn't shy away from the "playoff talk."
Saugus girls volleyball didn't win its first Foothill League title in 10 years just to duck out in the first round of the playoffs.
It really began to sink in for Nate Sparks about a week ago.
VENTURA - Nothing has come easy this season for College of the Canyons football.
Playoffs are under way for the The Master's College fall sports, and so far, so good for at least one team - men's cross country.
After giving up a couple of big plays defensively in a loss to Hart last week, Valencia's defense took it as point of pride to avoid doing it again.
Trinity Classical Academy football might be out of its league, and not in a bad way.
It's often referred to as the longest day in golf.
Will boys/men's volleyball ever catch up to the popularity of the sport among females?
Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is back in the Major Leagues for the first time since 2012.
NORWALK - Winning wasn't the priority on Friday.
For Brett Molster, it isn't about setting a record or basking in the glory.
There's only one grueling, high-intensity step to go to reach the CIF State Track and Field Championships.