In its first game since taking sole possession of first place in the Foothill League, the West Ranch boys basketball team came out in the first quarter on Friday like a team determined not to look past last-place Golden Valley.
For 73 minutes on Tuesday, it was a cruel afternoon for the Hart girls soccer team. The Indians dominated the run of play, but were staring at a one-goal deficit with seven minutes remaining. The opponent was a Saugus team that carried a 20-game Foothill League unbeaten streak into the match. The Centurions wouldn't leave with it. Hart's turmoil turned to triumph. Thanks to an own goal and a header by freshman Jenny Chavez, Hart ...
Like most kids, Alex Pacheco would wake up in the morning, head off to school and return home.
It was a day of surprises on both the hardwood and the soccer pitch on Friday, as both Canyon's boys and girls basketball teams fell to Saugus.
To some, 0.8 seconds may not seem like a lot of time. But it was just enough to seal The Master's College to a heartbreaking 62-61 loss Saturday night at Bross Gym.
With his team locked in a tight contest with a Golden Valley team that it had beaten by 29 points earlier in the month, Valencia boys basketball's Troy Hammel saw an opportunity to right the ship.
The wait is finally over for the Golden Valley girls varsity soccer team. The Grizzlies jumped out to an early lead on Friday at Golden Valley high school and defeated Valencia 2-1 for the first Foothill League victory in program history. Golden Valley's Jordan Dulay sent a cross into the box in the 11th minute that was knocked away by the goalkeeper before Samantha Jennings put the rebound in the back of the net. "(Jennings) ...
Change may be on the horizon for CIF-Southern Section Northern Division football - and the Foothill League is pleased with the developments.
Serena Smith-Banas doesn't generally appear in the box score for the Saugus girls soccer team.
It was an eventful day on the field and in the gym for Foothill League soccer and basketball teams on Friday.
Two of the four teams tied for first place in the Golden State Athletic Conference standings played a back-and-forth game through the first 36 minutes on Saturday night at Bross Gym.
The formula is becoming all too familiar to Foothill League boys basketball teams. Canyon High's Clay Kasdorf scored a game-high 24 points and teammate Coley Apsay chipped in 17 points to defeat Golden Valley 68-34 on Friday night at Canyon High School. Elijah Veluzat scored eight points and Dean Hendrix-Davis added seven points for the Cowboys as the starters didn't play past the third quarter. "We're blessed to have two very good basketball players," said ...
Two of the nation's top ranked teams played an emotional, physical, game on Friday that even bordered on the rough side.
Trinity Classical Academy hasn't been forced to win many close games this season. But on Thursday, the Knights had to hold off Providence Hall of Santa Barbara's comeback bid in a 64-59 victory at Velocity Sports Performance. The Knights came into the game with an average margin of victory of 16.2 points per game. Early on, it looked like Trinity (10-5, 5-0) was going to breeze to their sixth straight win. The Knights opened up ...
At first it looked like a runaway victory for College of the Canyons' men's basketball.
Hart High swimmer Matt Johnson isn't the biggest kid on the deck.
The Santa Clarita Valley has long had a reputation as an area with great athletic promise.
The Santa Clarita Valley is well represented at all levels of the minor leagues this season, as athletes continue their quests for the Major Leagues.
Editor's note: This is the sixth and final in a series of stories in which The Signal recognizes high school athletes whose greatest achievements go well beyond the playing field.
Former Hart baseball player Luke Persico, a senior at Greak Oak High School this season, was selected by the Colorado Rockies in with the 1,099 overall pick in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Two more Santa Clarita Valley products have been chosen during the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories in which The Signal recognizes high school athletes whose greatest achievements go well beyond the playing field.
Valencia graduate Madison Shipman enjoyed the best season of her college career at the University of Tennessee, and now she's been recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
It's hard to ignore the parallelism of it all.
LOS ANGELES - With the sun setting and the lights brightening, a routine fly ball to left caught Cal Poly Mustangs right fielder Nick Torres by surprise in Saturday's NCAA Los Angeles baseball regional at UCLA's Jackie Robinson Stadium.
The Canyon High swim team will have a new head coach next season, as the school hired Daniel Neswald to take over for the departed Steve Himes, co-athletic director Scott Arnold confirmed.
West Ranch softball had a long road to climb this season in its quest to repeat as Foothill League champions.
Santa Clarita Christian and Trinity were well represented when the Liberty, Heritage and Omega leagues released their all-league teams for the spring semester.