There were men in jackets from multiple Pac-12 schools at College of the Canyons on Friday night undoubtedly there to see Hart quarterback Brady White and wide receiver Trent Irwin.
LA CANADA - There's no doubt the young Canyon team that took the field on Friday night at St. Francis High School has undergone tremendous growth since its season-opening loss to Westlake four weeks ago.
Despite a furious second-half comeback, the West Ranch Wildcats fell just short Friday night to the Oxnard Yellowjackets, 28-21 at Valencia High School.
HAWTHORNE - The Golden Valley Grizzlies got just what they needed coming off a bye week, as they took to the road and snapped a mini two-game losing streak with a 28-0 shutout victory over the Hawthorne Cougars.
SANTA MONICA - Give the Valencia Vikings an inch, they'll take 35 points.
At this point, Trinity Classical Academy football doesn't need to be perfect.
For the Saugus High girls volleyball team, its 3-2 win Thursday night at home against CIF Division IIA No. 2 ranked Louisville High of Woodland Hills was a matter of perseverance.
Saugus gets a much-needed bye this week after getting pretty banged up in last week's 48-14 loss to Ventura.
I've never been one to overrate a high school athlete.
There was a little bit of reshuffling the deck in this week's CIF-Southern West Valley Division football poll with Tesoro moving from No. 4 to No. 1, even though previous No. 1 Vista Murrieta won again.
The Valencia High School girls tennis team stayed perfect on the season, as they bested Saugus by a score of 15-3, with two of their three defeats coming via late-match substitutions.
Tucker Welker and Ryan Painter remember when the West Ranch boys cross country team was happy with anything better than last place.
Make it three in a row.
It's only September, but a lot of cross country teams are already thinking about late November.
Even back when this group of Saugus High School runners was decidedly average, they were all told they could be great.
Editor's note: This week, Signal sports writers give their best of 2014. This is the final of three such stories.
There was a mini-panic.
Editor's note: This week, Signal sports writers give their best of 2014. This is the second of three such stories.
The mood after the Canyon High girls basketball team's first home game didn't mirror the outcome.
Editor's note: This week, Signal sports writers give their best of 2014. This is the first of three such stories.
Back in September, we as a Signal Sports staff were discussing how special of a year Hart High graduate Tyler Glasnow was having in professional baseball's minor leagues.
The Golden Valley Grizzlies boys basketball team scratched and clawed, but it wasn't quite enough to come out victorious Saturday night.
Bianca Tinoco wasn't even sure she wanted to play high school soccer this season.
If Hart girls basketball is going to show this season it can climb back up to a high-level program, it can't be afraid to take some lumps against quality opponents early on.
It's not perfect yet, but things are starting to fall into place for Hart girls soccer.
The CIF-Southern Section honored this week arguably the best girls volleyball player in Santa Clarita Christian history and arguably the best girls setter in Hart High history.
All this basketball and very little of it happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
In a season that ended short of the ultimate goal, a dominant Trinity Classical Academy football team grabbed three nods on the All-CIF Southern Section Division II 8-man football team.
This is going to get cliche so before it does, let's say this for the first time in 2014-15.
Much has changed for Trinity Classical Academy's winter athletic programs. The Knights' boys and girls basketball teams each have a new head coach. Boys soccer does too.