It seems like only a few weeks ago that girls volleyball competition was in full swing. Well, technically, it was for most of the Foothill League's varsity players. Most of them wrapped up club volleyball season around the beginning of the month. Within two weeks, just about every Foothill League team was back in the gym preparing for the fall season. "There is no break for girls volleyball," said Saugus head coach Zach Ambrose. The ...
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. In a one-week span, Hart saw its PONY-13 all-stars and PINTO all-stars both win officially-sanctioned tournaments. First, the PONY team won the Southern California North Zone championship on July 11, only to bow out a week later in the super regional just short of the World Series. On Sunday, PINTO followed with a West Zone World Series title, the highest possible achievement at ...
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. That's never been more true for Nick Delio than it is now. The former Saugus High golfer and recent Cal State Northridge graduate will spend the next few months preparing for the rigorous stages of Professional Golf Association Qualifying School. At the end of the final stage in December, Delio hopes to come out as a PGA professional. "When you ...
The summer is seen as an offseason or a break for some athletes. Two local golfers see the season as an opportunity to ascend the rankings. In Max Homa's case, it's the World Amateur Golf Rankings, where Homa sits at 49th. The University of California, Berkeley junior and Valencia High graduate has made significant strides of his own this summer, coming off a fourth-place finish at the Players Amateur in Bluffton, S.C. on July 10. ...
Quality club volleyball isn't just a novelty in the Santa Clarita Valley anymore. "Reputable" might be a good way to describe it now. Between last week's Boys Junior National Volleyball Championships in Minneapolis and the Volleyball Festival in Phoenix before that, area club players are going toe-to-toe with some of the best talent in the country. Legacy Volleyball Club in Valencia sent a total of four boys teams to the Junior Nationals, which concluded on ...
Trinity Classical Academy Athletic Director Matt Dixon has a lot on his plate. For him and the rest of the school, everything is still new. The school just concluded its first season of varsity CIF athletics in almost every sport in 2010-11. For now, Dixon is getting all the teams, coaches and paperwork aligned for the upcoming season. Trinity rents from Northpark Community Church, which means it has no control over facilities built on campus. ...
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.
All the Santa Clarita Blue Heat wanted to do was control the tempo, gain the momentum and secure a playoff spot.
All-Star week isn't only taking place in Phoenix - at least not for Minor League Baseball.
They might have to learn how to play more zone coverage than man-to-man on defense. They'll most likely have to open up the passing game a lot more rather than relying so much on the ground attack.
An undefeated season and a Foothill League championship earned Hart girls tennis the No. 4 seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoff bracket, which was released Monday.
Budget cuts and limited resources aside, College of the Canyons is still figuring out how to be successful across the board in athletics.
For so many years, Hart football was the unstoppable force in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Chalk up another major college commitment for the Valencia High baseball team.
Hart girls volleyball was getting tired of coming close.
It doesn't seem to matter the situation or the opponent.
Moral victories aren't going to help The Master's College women's soccer team get into the NAIA National Tournament.
Only one deal was made on a very quiet NFL trade deadline on Tuesday.
Hart senior Matt Johnson has been the top boys swimmer in the Santa Clarita Valley for the past two years.
As soon as Cassidy Fitzpatrick came to College of the Canyons to try out for the volleyball team, head coach Lisa Hooper knew she brought some intangibles to the table.
For the most part, the headliners of the Santa Clarita Valley did as expected at the Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.
At the end of three busy weeks of golf, Valencia graduate Max Homa was ready for a rest.
Max Homa appears to be a shoe-in to advance to the second stage of PGA Qualifying School.
A lot of the same cross country athletes who shined at Santa Clarita Valley high schools are doing the same thing with College of the Canyons.
It's been a rough start to the Foothill League season for Saugus Centurions girls volleyball.