There was a mini-panic.
Editor's note: This week, Signal sports writers give their best of 2014. This is the second of three such stories.
At this time last year, College of the Canyons football players had zero offers to play at the next level.
All this basketball and very little of it happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
In a season that ended short of the ultimate goal, a dominant Trinity Classical Academy football team grabbed three nods on the All-CIF Southern Section Division II 8-man football team.
This is going to get cliche so before it does, let's say this for the first time in 2014-15.
College of the Canyons women's and men's soccer teams received a slew of all-conference honors this week with the biggest coming in the form of a Player of the Year nod for one Cougar.
The legend keeps growing.
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team helped give one of the most successful coaches in Santa Clarita Valley history a milestone victory.
The thinking when the Foothill League's football teams shifted from the Northern Division to the newly created West Valley Division was that it lessened the local teams' chance of winning a CIF title.
The three biggest stars in the Foothill League will graduate in June - Hart's Trent Irwin and Brady White and Valencia's Jay Jay Wilson.
CIF-Southern Section Division VII semifinalists a season ago, Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer is now 2-0 after defeating Saddleback Valley Christian 7-0 on Wednesday at Canyon Country Park.
It was not a matter of if for Alison Lee. It was a matter of when.
Alison Lee is now one round away from earning a spot on the LPGA Tour.
There was irony in the embers of a crushed red Porsche on Nov. 30, 2013.
Golden Valley just threw the Foothill League for a loop.
It's early and not every Foothill League starting pitcher has had an opportunity to get two turns in the rotation, but Valencia senior Kevin Chandler has been mighty impressive.
All-CIF girls basketball players Talia Roth and Breze Kimble were named team captains for Saturday's SCV Hoops Finale at Valencia High School girls game and selected their teams in a draft on Tuesday night via @Signalsports on Twitter.
It's not a far-fetched idea that Hart High golfers Cory David and Michael Lotta could reach the final Foothill League golf match of the season on April 29 at Valencia Country Club playing for two league championships.
The Hart Indians and West Ranch boys golf teams are in much different positions than the past.
Four different Santa Clarita Valley schools were represented on Monday when the CIF-Southern Section released its All-CIF basketball lists.
West Ranch baseball didn't let a second opportunity get away.
Saugus Centurions baseball defeated the Canyon Cowboys 9-0 on Friday at Canyon High in a pitchers' duel.
This will be the fourth straight season that all Foothill League basketball players of the year will compete in the annual SCV Hoops Finale.
Valencia baseball being Valencia baseball, the Vikings again have some sock at the plate in 2015.
The margin for error is slimmer than ever for Foothill League baseball.
Six isn't a divisor of 105.
There's a lot of intrigue with our locals in Major League Spring Training camps, but we've got to start with Hart High graduate Mike Montgomery.
After seven seasons as the varsity girls basketball coach, Kent Eaton has resigned.
As a sophomore, it was clear that Valencia High basketball player Talia Roth had a lot of promise.