In Friday's edition of The Signal's sports page, a headline read "Viking frosh perfect." The headline was anything but perfect as Valencia's freshman football team had two ties in Foothill League play.
Catch, run and return. Hart running back Demitri Diamond performed what seemed to be football's version of the cycle.
West Ranch quarterback Jake Bernards hit the ground, hardly even looking at the play. Flat on his back, hands grasping his facemask, he slowly picked himself up as Valencia celebrated its interception.
The Saugus football team has always played the role of David in a league of Goliaths. The Centurions were never in conversations regarding Foothill League titles or championships. Those conversations were reserved for Hart, Canyon and Valencia. But now Saugus has stoned its way into the picture. Behind the Centurions' quest to win its first-ever outright Foothill League title is a quiet yet formidable leader. He's one of the more anonymous faces behind the success ...
One down, four to go. On its quest to make it back to the CIF-Southern Section Division III finals, the Valencia girls tennis team took care of business on day one. The Vikings defeated Santiago of Corona 16-2 on Thursday in the first round of CIF playoffs at Valencia High. A clean sweep on the doubles side aided Valencia's win. The Vikings will face the Cypress Saturday at Cypress High. Cypress defeated Bonita Thursday 9-9 ...
The promising Hart girls golf team failed to advance to the CIF State Championship Thursday - and it's not a big deal.
At this point, making it to the postseason is a long shot for Canyon. The last playoff spot in the Foothill League will likely go to Hart. A Canyon win and a Hart (4-5, 2-2) loss to Golden Valley would secure a spot for the Cowboys (5-4, 2-2), but it's unlikely that the Indians will drop their last regular season game to a league-winless Grizzlies team. But stranger things have happened. In Canyon's last game ...
Two days after West Ranch won its first-ever CIF-Southern Section team tennis playoff match in history, the Wildcats' season ended Thursday, in a blowout loss to Valencia of Placentia.
Momentum in sports is a powerful force. Just ask head coach Matt Wilkins and his Rolling Hills Prep Eagles. After overcoming the din of the small gymnasium at Santa Clarita Christian to take a 22-21 lead in the first game of the CIF-Southern Section Division V-AA playoffs on Thursday evening, an emotional switch turned things completely around. After an out-of-bounds hit tied the score, SCCS went on to score four straight to pull out the ...
The Valencia Viking freshman football team finished their season undefeated by beating visiting West Ranch by a score of 33-3.
It was a tough go, but the Valencia girls volleyball team are back in the quarterfinals. After three straight exits in the second round, Valencia's 3-1 road win in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A playoffs vaults them to the round of eight. "It was a huge motivating factor for all five of our seniors," said Valencia head coach Ray Sanchez of the previous three exits. The Vikings (21-9) won 21-25, 25-23, ...
The Valencia Vikings host the Thousand Oaks Lancers in their season opener today. The game, which kicks off at 7 p.m., will be at the Vikings' Paul Priesz Stadium. Head coach Larry Muir said that the team is excited to suit up and hit guys other than their own. "The team looks good," Muir said. "We're really excited and it's going to be a big challenge for us." The Vikings who are among the favorites ...
In the desert area of Lancaster, Saugus beat Highland, 14-4, in girls tennis action.
LAS VEGAS -- The University of Nevada, Las Vegas football team rallied from a third-quarter deficit Saturday night to defeat the University of New Mexico, 27-20.
A nationally-ranked Saugus girls cross country team headlines a strong Foothill League, while a dogfight is on the horizon on the boys side.
For all that Canyon senior forward Alia McCoy had accomplished in her stellar basketball career, there was one thing she couldn't say.
It's sort of a no-brainer for West Ranch boys basketball player Kevin Harris.
LYNWOOD - Why has Canyon girls basketball been the best winter sports team in the Santa Clarita Valley over the last four years?
DANA POINT - In so many cases, a team is a reflection of its leaders.
A year ago, the Trinity Knights boys basketball team knew it had something special in a crop of seven incoming freshman.
The West Ranch Wildcats boys soccer team felt like it left everything on the field during Thursday's CIF-Southern Section Division IV second-round matchup with the Oak Hills of Hesperia Bulldogs.
There was no question from either sideline who the better team was during Thursday's CIF-Southern Section Division II quarterfinal contest at Valencia High School.
The Hart Indians boys soccer team won its first two playoff games by limiting mistakes and finishing scoring chances.
Outmatched and undersized, the Saugus Centurions girls basketball team was defeated by the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks 51-35 in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIA playoffs Wednesday at Saugus High.
No Santa Clarita Valley winter sports team can say what Canyon girls basketball can.
This Valencia Vikings girls basketball game had so much going for it.
The Valencia Vikings boys soccer team was defeated by the Valencia Vikings - or in a more clearer terms, the Temescal Canyon soccer team playing Valencia style soccer.
Nothing was going right.
This one was a little more emotional than most postgame goodbyes.
Things changed in a hurry for Hart Indians girls soccer on Tuesday.