For Canyon High School, most of its athletic success this past year came in just a handful of sports.
It was a tennis season seemingly devoid of a dominant singles player in the Foothill League.
It was impressive enough to go undefeated in Foothill League competition, but to do it against teams stocked with talent was remarkable.
Some teams view it as a glorified practice.
On a team like perennial Foothill League champion Valencia, the concentration of talent is always thicker.
More than three weeks have passed since West Ranch graduate J.J. Holen's high school golf career ended.
The original idea behind Tuesday's Santa Clarita Valley vs. Bakersfield All-Star Baseball Matchup was to give senior players a final opportunity to showcase themselves in front of scouts.
Foothill League seniors will get to take the field one more time as high school athletes.
It was one of the wildest finishes in the history of the Indianapolis 500.
Max Homa's golf season is over for the University of California, Berkeley.
The second day of play at the Men's Golf NCAA Division I Championships presented its new challenges for the two locals participating.
Former Hart High pitcher Trevor Bauer soaked up plenty of recognition for his talents in high school. Now he's doing it in college, and the honors are coming in droves.
On a course like Karsten Creek, home of the 2011 NCAA Division I College Men's Golf Championships, it's about damage control.
The best players in any sport are usually the ones that want the ball in pressure situations.
Valencia waltzed its way through Foothill League play and the rest of the regular season.
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.