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.
It was clear from the start what kind of day it would be for the Trinity Knights when they hosted the Ojai Valley Spuds on Saturday at Ojai Valley High School.
CAMARILLO - Down by four points with 3:23 remaining in the fourth quarter, Saugus Centurions running back Blake Austin dove over right tackle at the 1-yard line to give his team what appeared to be a game-clinching first-and-goal opportunity against a reeling Camarillo Scorpions football team. But on a windy Friday night when offense was in short supply, the Scorpions defense held Saugus just short enough - squashing the Centurions' desperate comeback bid with ...
CHATSWORTH - For at least one night this season, the Golden Valley Grizzlies football team can feel like a perennial powerhouse.
One week after surrendering more points than it had in its first three games combined, the motivated Canyon defense bolstered the Cowboys to a 28-0 win over the Steele Canyon Cougars on Friday, some 175 miles from home in Spring Valley.
SANTA MONICA - The Hart Indians faced another challenge on Friday night, and they didn't flinch.
VALLEY GLEN - The Loyola Cubs may have dominated time of possession, but it was a span of just 32 seconds that decided their game with the Valencia Vikings on Friday night at Los Angeles Valley College. Valencia fumbled the kickoff after Loyola had regained the lead late in the third quarter, and Cubs running back Nico Evans punched in his fourth of five rushing touchdowns on the night in an eventual 39-20 victory. "The ...
Canyon (3-1) at Steele Canyon (2-2)
This was the first one.
Valencia girls volleyball marched into Golden Valley's gym, played three efficient games and then quickly shuffled out.
Three football coaches with Santa Clarita Valley ties are part of a poll to determine the best coach in the state of California.
Neither team was going to come out of Tuesday's Foothill League girls volleyball opener with style points.
West Ranch's versatility was on display Tuesday afternoon.
Year in and year out, depth is what separates the pack in Foothill League girls golf.