CARSON - Unapologetic 'til the end. That's Harry Welch. The word is almost overused but the best term to describe him is polarizing. There are and have been people that hate the former Canyon coach's guts. And others who love him. But what should he apologize for? Winning? Isn't that what you'd want out of a coach? Welch, whose bitter divorce from Canyon High after winning a state championship landed him in San Juan Capistrano, ...
Canyon girls head basketball coach Stan Delus was telling everyone he could about The Bishop's School of San Diego before Thursday's game.
The second Foothill League football coach has resigned in less than a week. Mike Kane, the only varsity head football coach in West Ranch High's five-year history, handed in his resignation on Wednesday. On Dec. 11, Steve Pinkston resigned as Golden Valley's head football coach. Kane, 42, said he came to the conclusion that he could no longer coach because of a lack of time spent with family. "I missed a lot of it and ...
Over the years, the College of the Canyons women's basketball team has been so strong at one particular position; another moniker for the squad could be College of the Point Guards.
Hart's girls golf team's records are meant to be broken. Excuse the spin on an old cliché, but the Indians' record breaking is becoming cliché. Hart did it on two levels Tuesday at Vista Valencia Golf Course in claiming at least a share of its second straight Foothill League title. Not only did the team break a course record at Vista, a record the Indians set just two weeks ago, but sophomore Amanda Corr shot ...
Two years later, Harry Welch will be back in Carson. The longtime Canyon High head football coach, who resigned after the 2006 state championship season, will be coaching St. Margaret's Episcopal School in the CIF Small Schools Division State Football Championship on Friday. St. Margaret's of San Juan Capistrano represents Southern California against Northern California's Hamilton Union of Hamilton City in Friday's game at the Home Depot Center in Carson at 4:30 p.m. In 2006, ...
There is a ripple effect from Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew head coach Sigi Schmid declining a contract offer that can be felt in the Santa Clarita Valley. Because of a friendship between Schmid and Scott Schauer, the executive director for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation, there is a possibility that the Crew will not be involved in a third annual MLS exhibition game at College of the Canyons.
Steve Pinkston resigned as head coach of the Golden Valley High School football program Thursday due to philosophical differences with school administration over the direction of the program.
The Master's College men's basketball team's head coach Chuck Martin brought his All-American guard Ryan Zamroz into his office Monday to discuss failure.
A slight cough would not wilt a budding golf prodigy Tuesday at Woodley Lakes Golf Course in Van Nuys. In fact, neither age nor nothing else has halted Hart High freshman Kendall Dusenberry this Foothill League girls golf season.
We met this guy in different ways. We, being members of The Signal's Sports Department. We thought he was quirky, even neurotic. The ones who stay in contact with him still feel the same way. But one constant, besides still taking too much care on his stories (like the time we sent him to Anaheim Stadium for an Angel game, and it took him eight hours to write the story), has been his big heart. ...
If the Saugus girls cross country team is known as a running juggernaut, what would Fayetteville-Manlius of New York be called? How about "targeted."
Golden Valley cross country runner Seth Totten fought a losing battle Saturday morning in Walnut at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. The junior fought the pain of a dislocated metatarsal in his right foot, but was unable to finish the five-kilometer Boys Seeded Race at Mt. San Antonio College.
Ownership has its privileges. Because of ownership, Faith Baptist football could call itself the class of Southern California 8-Man football.
Collin Keoshian has been stitched up four or five times this year, by his father's count. The last time would be the last time for his mother. DeeDee Keoshian just couldn't deal with it anymore. It was too hard for her. The football wars had taken their toll on the junior football player from Santa Clarita Christian. The fifth time a professional did the stitching, allowing Keoshian to continue. After Santa Clarita Christian's 26-21 victory ...
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.
Hart High graduate and NFL quarterback Matt Moore and local protein water company Spartos, a company he is a partner in, are collaborating with Providence Blood Donor Center on Saturday for a blood drive in Valencia.
For all that Canyon senior forward Alia McCoy had accomplished in her stellar basketball career, there was one thing she couldn't say.