Valencia swarmed Golden Valley from the opening whistle and blanked the Grizzlies 7-0 to cap a strong performance on the opening day of the Hart Showcase Tournament. Earlier in the day, the Vikings (6-4-1) defeated Kennedy 10-0 but they didn't score their first goal against Golden Valley (0-5-1) until midway through the first half.
Win one, lose one. That's how the first day of the Hart Showcase Tournament panned out for Hart's boys varsity soccer team.
Saugus had the advantage. Unfortunately, it didn't last long. The Centurions lost 3-2 to Palmdale High in their first of two matches in the Hart Showcase Tournament on Friday. A throw-in from Chris Allen led to the Centurions' first goal after Jacob Sikich punched the ball into the net. Shortly after, Saugus took a 2-0 lead when Erick Esquivel scored off a Manuel Garza assist. But the Falcons made a comeback. A deflection off a ...
The Hart girls soccer team kicked off its Hart Showcase Tournament Friday morning the best way it knew how - with an impressive performance. The Indians defeated Knight of Lancaster 3-1 thanks to a pair of Katie Trevino goals in the first half, with assists coming from Brittani Reddick and Alli Carivau, respectively.
Drama. Passion. Intensity. In rivalry games anything can happen, and Friday night on the campus of College of the Canyons fans from Hart and Canyon were treated to yet another classic matchup. In only the second week of league play, the nationally recognized rivalry between the Cowboys and Indians - named this week's Great American Rivalry Series Game - may prove to produce the Foothill League's third and final playoff team. For Hart, it is ...
When West Ranch took a 14-8 lead over Saugus on Friday at Dr. Paul A. Priesz Stadium at Valencia High School, many thought an upset was in the making.
It took four game minutes for Valencia High to get on the board. It wasn't much longer until the game got out of control.
Valencia 6-1 (2-0) Saugus 4-3 (2-0) Hart 3-4 (1-1) Canyon 3-4 (0-2) West Ranch 3-4 (1-1) Golden Valley 2-5 (0-2)
Santa Clarita Christian vs. L.A. Lutheran After falling to Thatcher 54-38 last Saturday, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals are ready to get back on track against the 2-4 L.A. Lutheran tonight at 7 p.m. Canyon High School. "Last week was a tough loss," said Cards head coach Garrick Moss. "We fell apart defensively in the second half after doing very well in the first two quarters." The Lions will have to stop quarterback/running back Colin ...
Manlastas steps down West Ranch girls head basketball coach Ron Manalastas has resigned from the Wildcats program. Manalastas relinquished his role at the helm of the girls team last week. "We are grateful for the 15 years of coaching that he provided to students in the William S. Hart Union High School District and we wish him well," said West Ranch Athletic Director Dody Garcia. Last season, the Wildcats finished with a 1-9 record in ...
A half-second. That was all it took last season for Hart to defeat Canyon. Johnny "Crazy Legs" MacArthur's 43-yard field goal solidified Hart in the race for the Foothill League title. It was the Indians' first win in four games against the Cowboys. Now the two teams reunite at 7:30 p.m. tonight at College of the Canyons in what will likely be a much different scenario. The make-up of each squad is significantly different. Each team ...
Hart faced an uphill battle Tuesday in keeping pace with the top three teams in the Foothill League.
Kendall Dusenberry trailed both of her Hart teammates heading into Wednesday's final round of the Newhall Cup at The Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
For some local football players, the end of one chapter is simply the beginning of a new one.
Jason Kent scored both Valencia goals and the Vikings' defense held strong in a 2-0 victory over Alemany in pre-league action at Dr. Paul A. Priesz Stadium Tuesday.
What made West Ranch senior Joey Downey so good was his consistency.
Jeremy Kimmer once said he wished he was allowed to compete in more than the maximum of four events allowed during Foothill League dual meets.
The advancement of girls distance runners in the Santa Clarita Valley are well documented (See Saugus girls cross country and seven straight state titles).
Saugus High senior linebacker Austin Davenport was offered a football scholarship by NCAA Division I (Football Bowl Subdivision) school New Mexico State, Centurions head coach Jason Bornn told The Signal on Monday.
The scholarship offers continue to pile up for Hart High football playes.
Years from now, it won't be possible to look back at the last two years of West Ranch boys volleyball without thinking of Tanner Skabelund.
The athletic fields at Hart High School played home to yet another spring passing tournament on Saturday, and the host Indians continued to prove that they are very difficult to beat in 7-on-7 play.
The 2012 All-Santa Clarita Valley Boys Doubles Team of the Year could have very easily been the 2013 award winner.
Given Valencia's dominance over the rest of the Foothill League in recent years, the team's best singles player should naturally be honored.
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.
A battle at the line is a rare sight at a seven-on-seven passing league tournament. But leave it to the Herrington brothers to make it happen.
Three Foothill League softball teams saw their best players honored on Thursday with the release of the All CIF-Southern Section Division I team, while four local baseball players were named to Division VII teams and two made it in Division I.
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.