As long as sports have been around, there have been ways to tweak things just enough to gain a slight edge on opponents.
It's the elephant in the living room. Or maybe it's the vicious, angry bull in the living room.
Since 2001, The Master's College has been part of arguably one of the most dominant sports conferences in the country at its level.
It seems like only a few weeks ago that girls volleyball competition was in full swing.
When John Torres helped create the Santa Clarita Youth Sports Association in 2006, his vision was to expand the area's youth football scene.
William S. Hart baseball teams are raking in the championships these days.
It was a surprising breakout season for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat in just its second year of existence.
It doesn't really matter what level of golf it is, it's every man for himself.
The summer is seen as an offseason or a break for some athletes.
Quality club volleyball isn't just a novelty in the Santa Clarita Valley anymore.
Trinity Classical Academy Athletic Director Matt Dixon has a lot on his plate.
She's already competed in two U.S. Women's Open tournaments. She's No. 8 in the American Junior Golf Association Polo rankings and has five top 5 finishes in AJGA tournaments this year.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of Q&As The Signal is conducting with every Santa Clarita Valley sports program's athletic director. The purpose of it is to give you, our readers, an insight to the athletic issues at each school and to also get you more familiarized with the athletic programs, who is running the school's athletic programs and what their opinions are.
Former Santa Clarita Christian School running back Collin Keoshian is still waiting to play his first down of college football.
Chrissy Madgwick has spent a good portion of the summer at Lake Hughes in the northern part of the Angeles National Forest.
A handful of athletes with Santa Clarita Valley ties got things started at the prestigious Mt. San Antonio College Relays on Friday in Walnut.
Canyon boys volleyball is starting to back up the idea that it is a vastly improved team this season.
It's possible the best girls and the best boys track and field teams in the Foothill League were competing at the same place on Thursday.
The Valencia Vikings boys volleyball team may not be dominating the rest of the Foothill League like it once did when it won 12 league titles in a row from 2001-2012.
The best part about it for A.J. Smith is seeing the looks on people's faces.
One coach described Hart senior Brayon Rodriguez as a silent quarterback on the field.
This beach volleyball thing is really catching on in the Santa Clarita Valley.
There are things that Kyle Boller misses about playing professional football.
Alison Lee's foray into the top ranks of her sport came to a close on Sunday - at least for now.
Valencia graduate Alison Lee worked her way up the leaderboard on Saturday in the third round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage.
It's hard for Nathan Bultman to describe where he gets his inspiration.
Go ahead and create all the hype in the world for Santa Clarita Christian baseball.
Alison Lee is no stranger to Mission Hills Country Club, nor is she new to the big stage.
Saugus High School Principal Bill Bolde said he's never before gone through such an in-depth hiring process for a coach.
The bounce-back season is in full effect for Valencia boys volleyball.