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.
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."
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.