The 2012-2013 season was a tale of two distinctly different themes for the Saugus High athletic program. As a whole, it was a season of unrealized potential, with a number of teams falling short of high preseason expectations. But none of that will be remembered when the archives are popped open in future years. That's because the highlight of the Saugus school year rests in three places: the cross country course, the track, and ...
The football, basketball, and baseball programs at many schools help define the overall success of the school year. On the first day of Hart High's 2012-13 school year, those sports had very real aspirations to win Foothill League championships and maybe more.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's most creative offensive players ever has his first NCAA Division I offer.
If you scratch a little bit below the surface, what you'll find is a Golden Valley athletic program building some momentum.
For Canyon athletics, the 2012-2013 year was highlighted by a historic moment in each athletic season.
Santa Clarita Christian more than held its own with some of the top prep football programs in the Southern California
After the West Ranch Wildcats were eliminated from the postseason, Wildcats head coach Bob Shults didn't hold back his appreciation for shortstop Kylie Sorenson.
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What made West Ranch senior Joey Downey so good was his consistency. In what could be considered a down year for the Foothill League in boys golf, Downey was quite the exception. His numbers were never down. They were always consistent. And any year he would have been one of the top golfers. However, what made Downey so special was his desire. While some golfers are given opportunities to improve, there are others like Downey ...
Canyon High senior quarterback Cade Apsay elevated the Cowboys offense to new heights in 2012. The University of Colorado is hoping he does the same for it. Apsay, who set single-game and season records for passing yards and touchdown passes, verbally committed to a scholarship offer from the Pac-12 school late Monday night. "There are reasons I swayed toward them: the coaches, the school itself, the education I would get, when I ...
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. On Monday, head coach Mike Herrington confirmed that center Blake Porter has received his first college offer, from Northern Arizona University. "We're really happy for him," Herrington said. Porter will be a senior for Hart this season and is expected to start at center and play defensive tackle. Northern Arizona is an NCAA Football Championship Subdibision team, which finished 8-3 last year and ...
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.
In a contest between two teams that were clearly evenly matched, the Valencia Vikings won the battle of endurance.
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.