It was the 64th minute between the Saugus and Hart girls soccer teams, with first place on the line.
Centurions midfielder Brielle Slepicoff unleashed a cross to the opposite side of the field and Shelby Searcy simply whiffed on close-range shot at the back door.
It was five years ago that a parent approached Hart High co-athletic director Linda Peckham about taking stats for the varsity girls soccer team.
Peckham was surprised.
Another Hart High shortstop is moving on to play baseball at the next level.
Senior Trevor Matern recently accepted a baseball scholarship and will be playing at the University of San Francisco.
First he was named the best in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Then in the Northern Division. Then came all-state recognition.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team has gotten good use of its current 11-11 season.
Don't sleep on Canyon boys basketball.
The fourth quarter has not been a fun time for the West Ranch boys basketball team this season.
The Canyon High boys soccer team and head coach Khris Savage knew exactly what had to be done coming into Friday night's game against West Ranch.
It probably feels like a curse.
It said on Friday's schedule there was supposed to be a girls soccer game between West Ranch and Canyon.
The Valencia girls soccer team used to love West Ranch.
The Valencia High and West Ranch High boys soccer teams took turns exchanging shots at each other's goals most of the afternoon, but the Vikings managed to walk away with a 1-0 victory Thursday.
The Hart high boys soccer team has complicated the standings in the Foothill League after defeating the Saugus Centurions 3-2 Wednesday.
It wasn't that Saugus' Mario Wright knew his game-winning shot was going in.
It didn't start stinging for Hart High senior center Megan Ford until the next day or so. But sting, a loss 2 1/2 weeks ago against the Valencia girls basketball team did.
LAKE BALBOA - It's July. But come next spring, the Foothill League's going to have a lot of problems with Saugus.
HOLLYWOOD - No big surprises here.
The last time the Saugus and Hart baseball teams met was when the Indians clinched their first Foothill League title since 2008 in the 2014 regular-season finale.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill limiting full-contact football practices at middle and high schools in response to concerns about concussions, even as many teams already comply with the rules.
Valencia High has built a reputation as one of Southern California's top high school programs.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Logan Morrison hit a go-ahead RBI double during Seattle's two-run 12th inning, and the Mariners hung on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Saturday night.
Both the West Ranch and Valencia baseball teams chose not to participate in the Valley Invitational Baseball League this summer.
Just a couple of months removed from its Foothill League championship baseball season, Hart is well on its way to replacing, adding and bolstering its talented roster.
It may only be mid-July but Saturday's Valley Invitational Baseball League quarterfinals had all the makings of a Foothill League regular season matchup.
Mark Crawford doesn't want to be labeled "the athletic principal" at West Ranch High School, but his background speaks for itself when it comes to his love of sports.
The accolades keep rolling in for the nation's fastest high school swimmer.
The Saugus athletics program has finally been dethroned.
It's comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.
There is a pattern to past Signal Male Athletes of the Year.
When The Signal first heard about Saugus swimmer Abbey Weitzeil, the young swimmer was barely a freshman.