Saugus football survived its first-round CIF-Southern Section Northern Division game Friday night at Cougar Stadium, beating Righetti of Santa Maria 29-17.
Ryan Zirbel didn't survive it.
Evolution is probably one of the least likely things associated with The Master's College.
Her words tell you exactly how she felt Monday.
"Today was pretty much the worst day of my life," said Hart High golfer Amanda Corr.
There is no outward show of pain.
No grimace or grievance.
With the nation's No. 5 team's quarterback grimacing and squinting on the grass with under three minutes to play in the second quarter Saturday night at the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, a stampede of one kicked up turf right behind him.
It's as if they couldn't wait any longer.
Thus, whoever was in charge of the sound system at Cougar Stadium Friday night cued Freddie Mercury three seconds too early.
In Friday's edition of The Signal's sports page, a headline read "Viking frosh perfect."
The headline was anything but perfect as Valencia's freshman football team had two ties in Foothill League play.
The promising Hart girls golf team failed to advance to the CIF State Championship Thursday - and it's not a big deal.
It was a tough go, but the Valencia girls volleyball team are back in the quarterfinals.
When do you know when you've truly become a man?
In comparison to many of the other sports played in the Foothill League, girls golf is still in its early stages.
Much of its 10-year history comes from individual success - names like Alexis Arnold, Melanie DeLeon, Stevy Loy and Jasnin Samson, girls who fulfilled their promise in high school and gained college scholarships.
Her brand new Olympic silver medal is bound to look like her two golds.
Oh, what could have been.
No, it's not a mistake.
Many of you have seen my name at the top of this very page for the second day and have read my byline as "Signal Sports Editor."
Five feet away is not a safe distance.
It was another ugh moment for Valencia High junior Cole Parkinson.
"My kids hated basketball."
This version of "On the Beat" is going to be all over the place so stick with us.
If ever a time a team needed Hart High graduate James Shields to be "Big Game James," it's right now.
Stevenson Ranch resident Hunter Greene could pitch USA Baseball to a gold medal in Mexico.
The pressure to raise his game at the collegiate level wore on Valencia High graduate and 2012 All-Santa Clarita Valley Golfer of the Year Jonathan Chang.
This is the home stretch for professional baseball's minor leagues.
Drew Wolitarsky insists that it's true.
Tyler Glasnow survived the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline and is still in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.
LOS ANGELES - The grinder kept grinding.
Passing tournaments, 7-on-7s, whatever you want to call them, they're not new.
According to a source, Hart High graduate Chris Valaika has been called up by the Chicago Cubs and will be in uniform this weekend for a series in Los Angeles against the Dodgers.
This summer edition of On the Beat is strictly on the summer's sport - baseball.
Location. Location. Location.