The last people saw of Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball was a heartbreaking first. Four days later they saw a joyous first. The Knights, coming off a seven-point loss in the school's first-ever CIF championship game, defeated the Tranquility High Tigers 63-49 in Fresno County on Wednesday in the first round of the CIF Division V State Basketball Championships. "To think we're still playing into the second week of March. We've been together as a ...
With a new head coach coming in at the last minute and a young team trying to recover from graduation losses, Golden Valley boys volleyball has its work cut out this season.
Canyon boys volleyball is a team trying to develop trust among one another. The Canyon Cowboys made plenty of progress in that category on Tuesday night, coming back from a two-game deficit to beat the Burbank Bulldogs 3-2 at Canyon High School. After losing the first two games 25-22 and 25-23, Canyon rallied back to win 25-13, 25-20 and 15-12 thanks largely to 20 kills, 24 digs and three aces from senior Lance Ayson. "You've ...
The Valencia Vikings boys tennis team got a slight reprieve from what has been a demanding early season schedule in a 13-5 victory over the visiting Camarillo Scorpions on Tuesday afternoon at Valencia High School.
Don't close the book on this season just yet. Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball hits the road toward the Fresno area to face Tranquillity High on Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF State Division V Basketball tournament. The state tournament brackets were released Sunday night. On Saturday, the Trinity Knights fell short of a CIF-Southern Section Division VI title after losing 47-40 to Rio Hondo Prep. Given their performance in the Southern ...
SANTA ANA - Immediately following every CIF championship game, a small ceremony takes place on the court where the champions and runners up receive plaques.
SANTA ANA - It was a plan the Trinity Classical Academy Knights had stuck with all season long - attack the basket and good things will happen.
He's the storm. Aggressive, direct and unforgiving. There's no secret what Trinity Classical Academy junior Spencer Klehn is going to do on the basketball court. Like a tornado destined to touch down, the only question is where and when he will strike. But with every storm comes something else. A calm, quiet moment in the midst of the chaos. The eye of Trinity's storm is sophomore Ryan Brooks. "Spencer is the one who jumps first, ...
One. Just one Santa Clarita Valley boys basketball team has won a CIF championship. The 1987 Cinderella story Saugus Centurions won the Southern Section Division 3-A title, winning a wild-card game to get into the postseason and beating the top two seeds in the tournament. Trinity Classical Academy, surprisingly, could be the second champion. The Knights play for the CIF-Southern Section Division VI championship against Arcadia's Rio Hondo Prep on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at ...
Call it a soft opening to the Santa Clarita Valley prep swim season. Though teams didn't have all their best swimmers competing and the event didn't count toward Foothill League records, Wednesday's SCV Relays gave many of the league teams a chance to get in the pool as a team for the first time this spring. The annual event at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center normally takes place in April, which is right in the middle ...
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team dominated the Omega League from start to finish.
Not even a broken nose could stop Valencia Vikings senior Jake Veiga from playing. It didn't stop him from winning Foothill League boys soccer Player of the Year honors either. The league announced Monday that Veiga, the leader of Valencia's vaunted defense, was voted to the Foothill's top honor. "I was very surprised," Veiga said of finding out about the honor. "I was not expecting it at all. I was so appreciative for my team ...
Scorer, distributor, decision-maker. Valencia High's Becca Harrison did it all this season for the Foothill League champion Vikings girls soccer team. The University of Wisconsin commit and Real SoCal club player is certainly used to accolades, but Monday's announcement of the All-Foothill League team was something new for Harrison. The senior was chosen as the All-Foothill League Player of the Year by the league's coaches. Harrison, a 4.6 GPA student, is one of seven Valencia ...
The 2012-13 Foothill League girls soccer Player of the Year is Valencia junior Becca Harrison, who was announced Monday along with the rest of the all-league teams.
This year's All-Foothill League boys soccer team was announced Monday with Valencia senior defender Jake Veiga receiving the Player of the Year honor, as voted on by the league's coaches.
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.