He explains that the flap bulging out of his practice jersey and the numerous holes in it are the results of wear and tear from slamming and clawing with teammates.
Winning three consecutive CIF state championships in girls cross country is certainly a tremendous accomplishment.
But surprisingly enough, it's not that rare.
Jennifer Owen doesn't think of herself as a leader.
She doesn't think cross country running is a major part of her life.
The last time the Saugus boys advanced to the CIF State Cross Country championship was 1998.
In case you missed it, Valencia High graduate Michael Herrick had one of the biggest passing games in NCAA history on Saturday.
One of Valencia High's original head coaches has finally called it a career.
The last time was 1997.
It wasn't really planned, per se, but it all sort of came together at a College of the Canyons men's basketball game on Nov. 8 against Pasadena.
WALNUT - The Saugus girls cross country team is headed back to the state meet, attempting to do something that no other girls cross country team in California history has done.
If the Centurions win, they will be the only team to win four state championships in a row.
Naysayers contend that College of the Canyons football enters its season finale with nothing to play for.
Valencia's No. 1 doubles team of Clarice and Emily Fraczek fared best of the Foothill League participants in Friday's CIF-Southern Section Division III Girls Tennis Individual Championships, reaching the third round for the second straight year before falling.
MOORPARK - Likely the craziest season in Canyon football's 41-year history ended Friday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs.
HESPERIA – In the blink of an eye, fans could have easily missed Santa Clarita Christian's first touchdown on Friday night.
There would be no overtime dramatics in Valencia's matchup with Thousand Oaks on Friday.
It wasn't supposed to happen again.
Time off can give players a chance to recuperate.
All of a sudden West Ranch boys golf is looking vulnerable.
The Valencia Vikings might have been overlooked heading into the Foothill League season, but the two-time defending champion West Ranch Wildcats weren't going to do any overlooking of their own on Tuesday afternoon at West Ranch High School.
Hart High graduate and former The Master's College star Jerry Owens was suspended for 50 games last week from the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol for violating the league's drug policy.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.