When Hart boys volleyball is able to get all its powerful hitters going, it can be a dangerous team.
Hart pitcher Erik Vogel wasn't fazed.
Canyon boys tennis dominated the No. 1 singles spot.
Up until Foothill League play began, West Ranch baseball was a team that relied on pitching.
A team with talent is one thing.
Athletes come in many shapes, sizes and abilities.
A little tweak to the lineup and the whole attitude changed.
The ultimate measuring stick for Foothill League teams in boys tennis is actual league competition.
There wasn't much Canyon pitchers could do about it.
Two years ago, Trinity Classical Academy didn't have a varsity softball team.
There wasn't anything special about what Hart boys volleyball did on Wednesday.
Even the experienced teams need a grace period sometimes.
Even for the most casual of volleyball fans, it's enough to impress.
In non-conference play, The Master's College baseball team looked promising despite its youth.
California teams aren't known for fielding good hockey teams, much less winning championships.
The group of girls who anchor Golden Valley's successful track and field team aren't looking for anyone's congratulations.
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.