It was a rough start and a rough finish for Santa Clarita Christian boys soccer.
Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer didn't want to get overconfident.
Enough was enough for College of the Canyons women's basketball.
The Valencia and West Ranch girls basketball teams know each other very well.
If Tuesday night's game was any indication, the Foothill League is going to have plenty of drama this year in boys basketball.
Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage couldn't wait to get started on the 2010-11 season.
Less than a year ago, Canyon received what appeared to be a tough break.
Hart struggled to gain separation from St. Bonaventure in the first half, so it did all it could do to compensate.
In the game of volleyball, there are many different types of players.
Sometimes, a rough stretch can teach a team an important lesson.
A little more than a decade ago, Ray Sanchez stood at a podium, ready to deliver a speech at a banquet honoring the retirement of former Canyon coach and athletic director Ardyce Masters.
It didn't matter which sport it was.
It seems like every year the Santa Clarita Valley turns out another handful of talented athletes who move onto the greener pastures of college and professional sports.
Saugus girls basketball appears to have found a winning combination on offense.
The men's and women's basketball teams at College of the Canyons both traveled to play in tournaments over the weekend, but neither team came out unscathed.
It's funny what expectations can do.
In a lot of ways, Brian Zabilski is the perfect representative of a storied Saugus cross country program.
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.