From July 30 through Aug. 8, the Signal sports department published a series that focused on the emotions of sports.
Randy Smith is busy enough as head coach of the West Ranch High girls basketball team. He used to coach the cross country and track and field teams, too.
No one involved in sports knows when the day will come when they'll have to wave goodbye to the world of competitive athletics.
With professional athletes, there's this higher state of mental focus.
What's greater than the physical pain of injuries?
It was the summer of 1955.
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.
The countless hours of training.
Life's high points are sweet, and they are often sweetened by trials and tribulations.
Bottom of the ninth.
The email begins with a blunt statement.
Valencia High graduate Casey Mulligan appeared to be on track for a spot in Major League Baseball.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.