Nothing was going right. A missed layup here, a turnover there, a missed dunk there and a technical foul. Soon, the West Ranch boys basketball team's 13-point halftime lead disappeared. Then a 3-pointer here, a dunk there and grit everywhere in the fourth quarter led the Wildcats to a 63-53 win against Huntington Beach on Tuesday night at Huntington Beach High in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs. Now the Wildcats ...
This one was a little more emotional than most postgame goodbyes. Valencia players, filed one by one, made their way out of the team room and thanked head coach Rocket Collins, most with tears in their eyes. One prominent Viking couldn't talk. The Valencia Vikings lost 64-52 Tuesday night in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs at Valencia High to the Aliso Niguel Wolverines. The emotion stemmed from so much. Valencia ...
It's 2011. The Valencia High baseball lineup card features four guys who are considered vital to the team. It's 2013. The College of the Canyons baseball lineup card is supposed to feature four Valencia High graduates who are considered vital to the team. "It's interesting. Playing high school baseball, it gets competitive. Especially playing Valencia. Everyone wants to beat Valencia. That's the team to beat," said West Ranch graduate and COC No. 1 starter Steven ...
Valencia Vikings power forward Sandra Ikeora was in the doghouse early at Valencia High Saturday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IAA playoffs.
TORRANCE - For Hart Indians boys basketball, it's wait till next year. Hart was simply outsized and was relegated to a jump-shooting team in its 64-55 loss to West Torrance High on Friday in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIIAAA playoffs at West High. With most of its team expected to return next season, including star guards Lewis Stallworth and Myles Franklin, and two undefeated lower level teams, the Foothill League's second-place ...
The Valencia Vikings boys basketball team started the Foothill League season fast, then spun out to a 2-5 record in its last seven games.
Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls soccer senior Colette Blake said the first half of her team's game with Rolling Hills Prep of San Pedro on Thursday felt like it was being played on a tilt.
Although the jobs have been listed on the William S. Hart Union High School District website, it doesn't mean that Golden Valley's current boys basketball and boys soccer coaches won't return next season to guide their respective teams.
Quite the opening act. But not the way the Hart Indians basketball team would have liked it. The Indians survived - barely - and defeated the North Torrance Saxons 86-83 on Wednesday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIIAAA playoffs at Hart High. The game was too much like Indians' 62-61 loss that cost them the Foothill League championship last Friday - a game in which they led early and lost the ...
There was a game being played in the gymnasium. Two teams going at it with a goal to win. There were blowouts, close games and classics this season. That doesn't even include what happened on the court. The game was the one being played between the Foothill League's student sections. In a twice-a-week game of one-upsmanship, the six Foothill schools prided themselves on almost a fictional Foothill League title - the title of ...
No way the West Ranch Wildcats were going to keep up. Not with pressure, piled on top of smothering pressure by the Valencia Vikings girls basketball team. That was the mind-set of a determined Valencia team that defeated West Ranch at West Ranch High on Friday 71-52. With the victory, the Vikings (20-7 overall, 9-1 Foothill League) split the Foothill League championship with Canyon. It marks the first title for Valencia since 2005. "Finally," said ...
One by one, as West Ranch Wildcats seniors exited the game late in the fourth quarter at West Ranch High, they kissed the school logo at center court.
Valencia High senior safety and four-year varsity starter Tedric Thompson decided not to go to the school where his brother and friend play.
For the Valencia Vikings and Canyon Cowboys girls basketball teams, it's simple. If each team wins it splits the Foothill League title.
Valencia High senior safety and four-year varsity starter Tedric Thompson confirmed to The Signal this morning that he has accepted a scholarship offer from the University of Colorado.
It was said on Wednesday that the story in Canyon's Foothill League opening win against West Ranch was the Cowboys' offense.
The Signal's fourth annual SCV Hoops Finale is now days away and since the announcement of the game earlier in the week, an addition to the game has been made and players have given their commitments to play.
All the signs were there.
It can't be ignored that a balancing of Foothill League baseball took place mostly in the months of June through October of last year.
Ernie Banks is known as Mr. Cub.
The Tampa Bay Rays won 90 or more games in four of the last five seasons.
Trinity Classical Academy head coach John Brooks said he was shaking hands with Horizon High coaches after his Knights lost 52-33 in the second round of the CIF Division V State Basketball Championships in San Diego Saturday night when a Panthers coach paid a large compliment.
This past basketball season was one of the most exciting in recent memory because of the action on the floor and the support of the fans.
Canyon junior quarterback Cade Apsay received his first scholarship offer Thursday from the University of Arizona, according to Canyon head coach Rich Gutierrez.
The last people saw of Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball was a heartbreaking first.
Santa Clarita Valley veteran basketball coach Greg Hayes is going back to North Korea where he will once again guide an American basketball team for games and clinics.
The Master's College baseball team has reached an interesting point in the season - its 25th game.
The next two weeks are an anxious time for Hart High graduate and NFL quarterback Matt Moore.
SANTA ANA - Immediately following every CIF championship game, a small ceremony takes place on the court where the champions and runners up receive plaques.
One. Just one Santa Clarita Valley boys basketball team has won a CIF championship.