Finality arrived when the pickup truck pulled away. Steve Borden, known as the wrestler "Sting," and his son Steven drove off to their new home in Texas. A couple of Steven's friends saw him off. They helped him pack his final bags and tossed them onto the truck bed. Had Steven stayed, he surely would have been a major factor for the defending CIF-Southern Section Division I 8-Man champions. Now Colin Mayhugh will be. Mayhugh ...
At the end of practice at Central Park early Thursday evening, Santa Clarita Christian football head coach Garrick Moss had a few last messages to his players.
With four potential starters banged up after just a couple of days in pads, the question for Saugus head coach Jason Bornn is: "Do you rest them?"
The tug of war between coaches at a given school over athletes is an issue that usually doesn't slip past the conference room at a school.
The deadline to sign draft picks from the 2009 Major League Baseball draft came and went Monday night and there are some Santa Clarita Valley-area players who decided not to turn professional.
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher James Shields stood on the mound in the eighth inning Aug. 2 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. pitching a no-hitter against the Kansas City Royals.
High school sports is growing. Want an indication? Turn on the ESPN or Fox Sports or flip through the pages of Sports Illustrated - three of the biggest names in sports media - and you'll see high school sports coverage. This decade has seen a rise in the coverage. Why? Because people are demanding it. "I think the primary thing is the demographic (major media companies) are trying to shoot for," said Mark Tennis, deputy ...
According to the NCAA, more than 126,000 student-athletes receive either a partial or full scholarship to an NCAA Division I or II program.
In early 2008, the Foothill League football coaches took a stand. The local public schools began to shed private schools from their schedule. It was a message that they would no longer tolerate private schools taking kids from the Santa Clarita Valley or other areas not close to their schools. Many coaches in the Santa Clarita Valley feel that private schools recruit. The truth is, they can recruit. But that's for academic purposes. When star ...
It is one of the biggest complaints lodged by angry parents and coaches in the Santa Clarita Valley, yet very few, if anybody, are willing to talk about it on record or provide evidence on the subject.
A coach in the William S. Hart Union High School District said he has had players who have taken steroids.
In early January, Canyon High girls basketball head coach Stan Delus was insistent that he did nothing wrong.
"This kid needs help. He is a cancer to any football team." This is a 16- or 17-year-old kid being talked about. Where? Where the restrictions are few. Where freedom of speech is taken full advantage of. Where else? The Internet. But more specifically, on a high school sports message board. Message boards have gained more and more popularity over the last few years. But what good do they do? For that matter, what sort ...
While any hope of a professional golf event in Santa Clarita in 2010 lingers in limbo, basketball legend Jerry West was in the Santa Clarita Valley Friday promoting an event 30 miles away.
Cal State Northridge head baseball coach Steve Rousey said his baseball camp is one of a kind. He said one would be hard-pressed to find an NCAA Division I baseball team that offers what his program offers during the summer. Many programs offer showcases, which are geared toward high school athletes trying to attract the attention of college baseball coaches. Rousey's program offers an actual multi-week training academy that he said gets results. CSUN assistant ...
Lost in a 15-1 pounding of the Golden Valley Grizzlies on Friday at Saugus High School was the pitching of Saugus Centurions pitcher Chris Danielson.
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.