Playing partners were struggling to communicate and shots were just missing on Wednesday for West Ranch boys tennis.
Last October, Jake Jelmini had an epiphany.
Getting on base was the easy part.
The record might not show it, but Valencia boys volleyball is getting plenty of training in the early part of the season.
This wasn't nearly the same West Ranch boys tennis team as it was a year ago.
For years, coaches would talk about potential and upside when they spoke of Charlie Gillies.
The Santa Clarita Valley may very well be volleyball destination, USA this summer.
Valencia baseball got its hitting issues corrected in a hurry.
Meet records fell and plenty of medals were handed out to both Canyon and Golden Valley track and field athletes on Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley Track Invitational.
Hitting isn't something Valencia baseball teams have struggled with recently.
It was almost the perfect start to the 2012 season for Valencia boys volleyball.
Canyon boys volleyball may be replacing the loss of a handful of key seniors from last year.
After finishing up a promising non-conference portion of the season, The Master's College baseball is carrying the momentum into Golden State Athletic Conference play.
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team had to put together a historic run at the end of the season just to get into the playoffs.
The first few weeks of the season for Hart baseball is going to involve a lot of lineup shuffling and tweaking of the starting rotation.
Golden Valley High School officially announced the hiring of Dan Kelley as its new varsity head football coach on Monday.
Hart senior guard Lewis Stallworth issued a verbal commitment to the University of Texas at El Paso on Sunday.
In a league and a sport usually dominated by seniors who work their way up the ranks, Valencia junior Lindsey Knudsen was an early bloomer.
Hart quarterback Brady White was named to the MaxPreps.com 2013 Junior All-American Football Team on Friday.
Schools are out for break and Foothill League play for winter sports is still a couple weeks away.
The Santa Clarita Valley's football culture extends beyond the tradition of the Foothill League, and there are a handful of professional athletes to show for it.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks lost No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford to a lower-body injury three weeks ago, forcing the Stanley Cup champions to hand the net over to an untested rookie from Finland.
What you don't hear are the stories of the guys who are grinding their way through the lower levels and trying to make a name for themselves.
Ilya Ilyayev went off for 33 points to lead an efficient offensive effort by College of the Canyons men's basketball on Saturday night in the Cougar Holiday Classic semifinals.
Guards Myles Franklin and Lewis Stallworth gave the Hart Indians boys basketball team a needed spark on Saturday night in the semifinals of the Hart Holiday Classic at Hart High.
The promising start to the season for Golden Valley boys soccer took a wrong turn on Saturday, but there are still encouraging signs for this up-and-coming team.
At this point in the season when things hit a lull, College of the Canyons men's basketball will take any kind of win it can get.
Forget the Oscars and the Emmys. We at The Signal are going to provide you with the best year-end awards of them all with The Siggies, which will cover the best of Santa Clarita Valley sports in 2013.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The New England Patriots put on a performance worthy of a division winner.
The Trinity Classical Academy football team will try to defend its CIF championship under a new head coach.