Who would have predicted it? West Ranch girls basketball coach Randy Smith said his expectations were high, but he would even admit 4-1 in the Foothill League might have been a stretch. But thanks to a forfeit and three hard-fought victories, including Tuesday's 55-30 win against Golden Valley at Golden Valley High, the Wildcats are really 4-1 in the Foothill League. "I've been telling the girls, we're beyond the age of getting a win or ...
Welcome to "Around the Divisions." Every Tuesday, you will become educated about the competition outside the Foothill League. We'll give you a breakdown of the top teams, based off of CIF-Southern Section polls, competing in the same divisions as the Foothill League teams. So when it comes to playoff time, you will know who to look out for. We debut this week with a look at boys basketball. There are five Foothill teams that are ...
Hart and Canyon's rivalry was built on history. The two oldest high schools in the Santa Clarita Valley have been doing battle for 40 years. But the players change and the coaches change, meaning there must be another reason for the ferocity of the rivalry. One of those reasons is superiority and in no other sport could that be better displayed than the Hart-Canyon girls basketball rivalry. In Stan Delus' five-year stint as girls basketball ...
College of the Canyons inducted four individuals and one team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Thursday night at College of the Canyons.
Len Mohney channeled his inner-Knute Rockne in the dungeon that was Blair Field's locker room on the first-base side in late May 1981.
The West Ranch girls basketball team pulled off the shock of the Winter Foothill League sports season by defeating Valencia Tuesday night 64-57. It was shocking because the Wildcats, in four seasons, have never beaten a Foothill foe except for Golden Valley.
It's funny how things turn out. Looking back, you tend to wonder, "What would have happened if I took the other road?"
It has been four years since the Golden Baseball League awarded Santa Clarita its own baseball team. It's been a year since the man who helped get that franchise has spoken to anyone who could help finalize it.
You want crazy, the Foothill League will give you crazy - Michael Jackson crazy. You got scandal, surprise and lots of scoring - all in week one of the winter season.
The Hart High girls basketball team is the second Santa Clarita Valley prep sports program in as many days forced to forfeit all of its wins and dismiss a player because of falsification of residency.
Stan Delus was relieved of his duties as Canyon High girls basketball head coach Wednesday night, and the Cowboys had to forfeit all 11 wins for this season, because residency records for transfer players Vanessa Aguilar and Alexa Davison were falsified.
Within a couple of weeks, Canyon High graduate and three-time Olympic softball medalist Crystl Bustos will be signing a contact to resume playing with the Akron Racers of the National Pro Fastpitch league.
Canyon High girls basketball head coach Stan Delus gave up his job and his team forfeited its 11 victories so far this season because of falsified student records, school administrators said Thursday.
When McDonald's released its California nominations for its All-American High School Basketball Team Wednesday, there was one surprise name from the Santa Clarita Valley. Ariel Hale, a senior power forward from Canyon, was one of 35 girls from across the state nominated.
There was a lot of motivation going around in the Foothill League after The Signal's Winter Sports Previews, which ran from Saturday through Tuesday. We're not taking credit for anything, but certainly those editions rubbed some local athletes the wrong way.
Two girls golfers - a sophomore and a junior - completely changed the Foothill League's outlook for 2013.
It's the rivalry that isn't, according to the girls.