With what Valencia baseball has and what Hart has this season, it was a must that the Vikings play more strategic, fundamental baseball to defeat the Indians.
The Valencia softball team had an eight-day layoff between its last game and Thursday's Foothill League opener against Canyon at home.
The Valencia Vikings volleyball team came into this season with one goal in mind: to win the CIF championship. The Vikings have won titles in 2003-04 and 2006.
The Saugus boys track and field team ended Canyon's 45 consecutive dual meet win streak on the Cowboys home turf on Thursday.
Look no further than the top for some of the interesting storylines in Foothill League softball, which opens today.
It's not everyday that lacking your best stuff on the mound can translate to 10 strikeouts and a complete game, two-hit shutout.
It's often said that with age comes wisdom and with wisdom comes excellence.
Valencia pitcher Josh Corrales took the mound in the seventh inning on his home field Wednesday against West Ranch showing no sign of fatigue.
It must have been a big upset or something special or both.
There was supposed to be no suspense as to who would come out victorious Tuesday at Valencia Country Club in the second Foothill League boys golf match.
Just one match into the Foothill League boys volleyball season and Valencia left little doubt about who is the team to beat.
If the No. 1 boys volleyball team in the country were to reside in the Foothill League it is a safe bet that they would be favored to win every match and take home the league crown.
It wasn't that long ago when there were two soccer clubs to choose from in the Santa Clarita Valley.
If there's such a thing as squeaking out a 19-8 win, that's exactly what the Valencia baseball team did on the road against Golden Valley on Friday.
The tag of area's best team just changed like a spring sale.
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.
Golden Valley High officials would not confirm the rumor that they have hired current Arleta High head coach Dan Kelley to lead the Grizzlies football program.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team wanted to play larger, more established programs in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2013, and for better or for worse the Canyon Cowboys gave the Knights what they asked for.
Golden Valley High officials would not confirm the rumor that they have hired current Arleta High head coach Dan Kelley to lead the Grizzlies program.
The Santa Clarita Valley's top returning girls basketball player from last season now has a home for college.