Everyone has to start somewhere.
The utter bliss that an athlete feels after winning an important contest can be unlike any other emotion in sports and can provide a person with their most fond memories.
When it comes right down to it, all sports are played for the same purpose.
Every angle of sports is covered these days.
Mike Herrington still remembers even the minor details of that mid-December evening in 2003.
As long as sports have been around, there have been ways to tweak things just enough to gain a slight edge on opponents.
It's the elephant in the living room. Or maybe it's the vicious, angry bull in the living room.
Since 2001, The Master's College has been part of arguably one of the most dominant sports conferences in the country at its level.
It seems like only a few weeks ago that girls volleyball competition was in full swing.
When John Torres helped create the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association in 2006, his vision was to expand the area's youth football scene.
William S. Hart baseball teams are raking in the championships these days.
It was a surprising breakout season for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat in just its second year of existence.
It doesn't really matter what level of golf it is, it's every man for himself.
The summer is seen as an offseason or a break for some athletes.
Quality club volleyball isn't just a novelty in the Santa Clarita Valley anymore.
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.