Former Canyon quarterback Nate Longshore had a successful outing when he led the University of California Bears to a 24-14 victory over Arizona State on Saturday.
Hart has never beaten Quartz Hill coach John Volk on its home field, but if the Rebels play like they did Tuesday, they won't lose many games anywhere.
The Valencia High baseball program donated nearly two dozen Christmas trees to needy families, a local firehouse and troops in Iraq.
The Valencia girls soccer team had its opportunities.
Midway through the second half, the Vikings repeatedly rattled the Falcons' cage only to be turned away several times.
In cross country, often times the success of a program can be measured by its depth.
By that yardstick, the Canyon High School boys cross country team was a hit Saturday, winning the Sweepstakes trophy at the Kenny Staub/John Barnes Invitational at Crescenta Valley Park.
A slight cough would not wilt a budding golf prodigy Tuesday at Woodley Lakes Golf Course in Van Nuys.
In fact, neither age nor nothing else has halted Hart High freshman Kendall Dusenberry this Foothill League girls golf season.
If the No. 1-ranked Valencia girls tennis team has an Achilles heel, it could end up being its all-sophomore doubles pairs.
Although very solid, powerful and fundamentally sound, at times the three doubles teams can be beat by even better tandems. The Vikings are No. 1 in the CIF-SS Division III tennis coaches' poll, which was released Monday.
In a thrilling four-set volleyball battle, Valencia defeated Saugus, 25-11, 17-25, 25-14, 25-20, on Tuesday at Valencia.
Saugus High quarterback Desi Rodriguez finished off his stellar career in grand fashion as he was given the top honor for Foothill League players.
The All-Foothill League team was released Monday.
Above all else, Ryan Wolfe wants respect.
If the Saugus girls cross country team is known as a running juggernaut, what would Fayetteville-Manlius of New York be called?
How about "targeted."
Reservations have been canceled.
A fixture in CIF-Southern Section division title games since 1997, the Foothill League's run has ended.
Golden Valley cross country runner Seth Totten fought a losing battle Saturday morning in Walnut at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.
The junior fought the pain of a dislocated metatarsal in his right foot, but was unable to finish the five-kilometer Boys Seeded Race at Mt. San Antonio College.
Foothill League play is still more than two weeks away, but the two teams most expect to vie for the league title - Valencia and Hart - will get an early look at each other in Monday's Hart Soccer Showcase tournament final.
The promising start to the season for Golden Valley boys soccer took a wrong turn on Saturday, but there are still encouraging signs for this up-and-coming team.
The Valencia Vikings girls soccer team was thoroughly frustrated by the Knight High Hawks' offside trap in the first half of its Hart Soccer Showcase pool play match on Friday at The Master's College's Reese Field.
The Hart Indians boys soccer team saved its best for first on Friday morning at The Master's College, and there was little the Saugus Centurions could do about it.
Sometimes box scores can be misleading.
After multiple years working at various positions at The Signal, I officially left the paper in October. Still, the excitement and passion I have for Santa Clarita Valley sports remains, and I have continued to work for the paper on a freelance basis
Forget the Oscars and the Emmys. We at The Signal are going to provide you with the best year-end awards of them all with The Siggies, which will cover the best of Santa Clarita Valley sports in 2013.
This coming year will mark my 10th year covering sports for The Signal so I've seen a lot of history.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team was wildly successful a season ago, and it's finding out just how hard it is to replicate that success to begin the 2013-14 season.
Meet Trinity Classical Academy sophomore Andrew Pabalan.
Every time Kamron Carroll puts on his uniform, the Santa Clarita Christian School boys basketball team's chances of winning increase exponentially.
It's undeniable that the Santa Clarita Christian School Cardinals boys basketball team has a lot of potential, and some size to boot.
The Trinity Classical Academy football team will try to defend its CIF championship under a new head coach.
The release of the All-San Joaquin football and All-Heritage League girls volleyball teams meant a lot of awards for the Santa Clarita Christian School athletic program.
If the 2013 Foothill League football season taught us anything, it was how arbitrary time can be.