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.
Saugus High co-athletic director Jeff Hallman said he floated the idea to an old friend of taking over as the school's head track and field coach earlier this year.
It was a matchup of two teams with similar intentions.
A player like Hart High senior Brittani Elser couldn't have scripted a better finish to her high school career.
West Ranch's plan was to keep the ball away from Canyon's potent offense.
College of the Canyons has had its issues this year, but all indications show that things are about to get better.
Members of the Saugus girls volleyball team held up one finger signifying first place in the Foothill League.
Since the start of conference play, The Master's College women's soccer team has endured a lot of close losses.
The mood was generally calm and festive at Saugus High School.
College of the Canyons has finally settled on an offensive system that consistently moves the football.
Hart High football has been trying to shake off the demons of last season for long enough.
Nathan Bultman had to wait all day for his event to start.
The dates have been announced for the third annual Foothill Invitational girls volleyball tournament coming up this summer in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The road to the state meet was well paved for the remaining Santa Clarita Valley athletes this season.
It's often referred to as the longest day in golf.