With Monday's revealing of the boys and girls CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets, the postseason picture is complete for this year's winter sports.
Santa Clarita Valley basketball teams are spread out all over the CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets, which were released on Sunday afternoon.
After enduring a painful first half of Foothill League play, Canyon Cowboys boys basketball continued to preach the importance of getting better each game.
It's hard to call the high school careers of Alia McCoy and Jaya Schultz anything else.
The Hart Indians came into Foothill League play as the hottest team in boys soccer.
With as rich of an athletic history as the Valencia Vikings have had in so many other sports, somehow a Foothill League boys soccer championship has eluded the program all this time.
Golden Valley Grizzlies boys soccer didn't get a lot of breaks to go its way this season.
The best way to describe how to play the center back position in soccer is to call that player the last line of defense.
In 20 successful years as head coach of College of the Canyons women's basketball, Greg Herrick has built the program with his signature fast-break offense.
It's becoming a habit for West Ranch Wildcats boys basketball.
Normally, Valencia Vikings boys soccer is content with sitting on a one-goal lead and playing defense.
It doesn't appear anyone is slowing down Valencia Vikings girls soccer lately. This Friday may very well be the last chance to stop the Vikings from winning their first Foothill League title since 2009. That's when Valencia takes on the league second-place Canyon Cowboys at 5 p.m. at Canyon High. "Our approach is we want to run the table," said Valencia head coach Sean O'Connell. "We know there's not a team that outplayed us yet ...
After losing its first three Foothill League games and allowing 12 goals along the way, the Saugus Centurions boys soccer team took it personally.
All you've got to do with the West Ranch Wildcats boys basketball team is give them a little time.
The coaching staff at Saugus just kept waiting for it to happen. There he was, well over 6 feet tall by the time was a freshman in high school. He came from an athletic and supportive family. He was a hard worker, had good grades, the whole kit and caboodle. Saugus senior Jacob Dawe had the perfect makeup of a good basketball player all along, and his coaches knew it was only a matter of ...
Jeremy Kimmer once said he wished he was allowed to compete in more than the maximum of four events allowed during Foothill League dual meets.
The advancement of girls distance runners in the Santa Clarita Valley are well documented (See Saugus girls cross country and seven straight state titles).
Years from now, it won't be possible to look back at the last two years of West Ranch boys volleyball without thinking of Tanner Skabelund.
Given Valencia's dominance over the rest of the Foothill League in recent years, the team's best singles player should naturally be honored.
Max Homa is starstruck and he's not ashamed to admit it.
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of stories in which The Signal recognizes high school athletes whose greatest achievements go well beyond the playing field.
Somehow it was fitting that the last three remaining locals of the high school track and field season were all distance runners from Saugus High School, a perrenial power in distance races.
The wave of emotion swung back the other direction this week for Valencia graduate Max Homa.
Even now, he still thinks about second place.
The Santa Clarita Valley once again has a few good reasons to tune into the college baseball postseason, which begins Friday.
It was Olivia Pear's goal all along to miss her high school graduation. Last fall, when it came time for seniors at Valencia High to order their caps, gowns and tassels for the ceremony, Pear astutely noticed that her school's graduation date fell on the same night as the CIF-Southern Section Track and Field Masters Meet. Pear decided to purchase the cap and gown anyway. But while 694 of her Valencia classmates walked across the ...
It all started to fall into place for The Master's College baseball.
NORWALK - The exact move Sabrina Janes was trying to make a week ago worked perfectly the second time around.
It was a good day for distance runners at The Master's College on Friday.