This marked a transition year in the life of Saugus girls cross country and track and field distance coach Rene Paragas. On July 10, his wife Jenny gave birth to twins Israel and Emma. Time management became more important. Paragas, arguably the best coach of any kind in the Santa Clarita Valley, had more of a challenge ahead. Saugus girls cross country had won six state championships in a row. However, coming into the ...
Samantha Ortega's running career began at Saugus High School. But at the rate she's going, it will extend far beyond the Santa Clarita Valley. When Ortega joined the junior varsity cross country team at Saugus toward the end of the fall season her freshman year, it was the first time she had run competitively in her life. Long story short, a year later, she was one of the top distance runners in California and ...
For the second straight year, the Legacy Volleyball Club claimed a championship in the 17-year-old division at the Volleyball Festival in Phoenix.
Now that we've given you an idea of how the 2012-2013 athletic seasons played out for each of the Santa Clarita Valley's high school's, it's time to declare our annual Signal Sports Awards winners.
For people craving prep basketball this summer, Hart High is hosting its annual Hart Varsity Summer Games.
Golden Valley athlete James Chevious will try his hand at two sports in 2013-14, just like he did in high school.
Canyon High School filled in some gaps with the hiring of two head coaches and the shifting of another.
Cal-Hi Sports released its annual all-state softball and baseball teams Wednesday and the Santa Clarita Valley was well represented as five Foothill League players earned first- and second-team honors.
Hart High offensive lineman Blake Porter made his college commitment to the University of Northern Arizona this week.
The Santa Clarita Valley will have two host sites and two local prep teams competing in one of the state's most elite baseball tournaments this summer.
For Santa Clarita Christian, the 2012-2013 season can be boiled down to a few teams that carried the program this season.
Trinity Classical Academy finally picked up a plaque. But it wasn't the one the school was hoping for. After losing 47-40 to Rio Hondo Prep in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI championship game on March 2 in Santa Ana, the Knights collected the runner-up plaque. Their faces said it all. Dissatisfaction. For a sports program that has been building and building toward a CIF title, this was a hard pill to swallow. However, it marked ...
The sort of energy that was felt inside the West Ranch High gymnasium during January and February was unlike anything seen in the Santa Clarita Valley in recent years. With an electrifying basketball team on the court that featured two of the most talented players this valley has ever seen, West Ranch High was the place to be in the Santa Clarita Valley. It was a party every Tuesday and Friday inside a gym ...
At the end of the night there was only one Santa Clarita Valley team left standing at the Saugus Under the Lights tournament, and it was not the team many people were expecting.
It's starting to get redundant, but through the first day of the Saugus Under the Lights passing tournament, Hart High proved that it is the class of the Santa Clarita Valley seven-on-seven circuit.
Valencia junior Lindsey Knudsen took full advantage of her two extra days off from school last week as students were given Monday and Tuesday off for fall break.
The entire CIF-Southern Section Northern Division is now into league play. This is when we should start seeing some significant movement in the polls.
The Valencia Vikings girls tennis program began the second leg of the Foothill League season with a big 12-6 win over the West Ranch Wildcats at West Ranch on Monday in a make-up match for Wednesday's rain-out.
Kindly excuse anyone for calling this year's Canyon High girls cross country team a surprise.
Santa Clarita Christian football has played its fair share of tough, physical teams this season, some of them in higher divisions.
The four-time defending Foothill League champion Valencia Vikings can be content with a 38-24 win over the Saugus Centurions on Friday at College of the Canyons.
On the opening night of Foothill League football, the Golden Valley Grizzlies won a battle. But the Canyon Cowboys won the war.
The Hart Indians couldn't quite deliver a knockout punch.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team could say it expected to beat a highly thought of Desert Christian of Bermunda Dunes and it would be believable. But if any Knight says he expected his team to wallop the Conquerors, the CIF-Southern Section 8-man Division I No. 5 team, 48-0, then they might be fibbing. Yet the Knights not only beat the Conquerors that badly on Friday afternoon at West Ranch High, they humiliated Desert ...
Canyon did it to Golden Valley earlier this season, now the Grizzlies have done it to the Cowboys.
The West Ranch Wildcats continued their unbeaten start to Foothill League play with a 3-1 victory over Saugus on Thursday at Saugus High.
Be careful about what you think you know.
Hart High quarterback Brady White never invited you here.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright held the hug with catcher Yadier Molina a few extra seconds, soaking in his latest pressure-packed performance for the St. Louis Cardinals.
At this point, Golden Valley girls golf has the lead and will need to close things out on Oct. 22 and 23 in the final two league matches in order to win its first Foothill League championship.