Expectations will be presumably low for Saugus junior varsity football this year. At least that's based on the performance of last year's Saugus freshman team, which went 2-8. But that lack of expectation from the outside is just fine with third-year JV head coach Steve Pearson. "When we took the team, it was one of those, 'Wow, we've got our work cut out for us,'" Pearson said. "But I'm going to be honest, we found ...
Somewhere beneath the surface, this flannel wearing, truck-driving, fun-loving kid has an edge.
Just like the varsity team, the West Ranch freshman will be led by a new head coach this season. Sean Delaney is in his first year with the Wildcats' program and it seems that he has learned as much about the new West Ranch culture as his players. "It's been interesting, trying to learn a new system, new kids, new school and new way of doing things," Delaney said. "It's been kind of hectic, ...
For the first time in school history, the West Ranch junior varsity program will be running the same offensive and defensive schemes as the varsity squad. And while first-year head coach Sean Bridges knew that it would take some extra time for his players to pick up varsity schemes, he has no doubt that they will be ready play at a high level this season.
Chase Killingsworth has been the starting quarterback since he was 10 years old. But varsity football is a very different animal. There are a lot more eyeballs on the team and much more scrutiny associated with playing the position. But even with all the weight on his shoulders, West Ranch's junior signal caller is acting like he's been there before. "The pressure is definitely there. You've got the program on your shoulders," Killingsworth says. ...
Canyon High varsity football didn't scrimmage just anyone in preparation for their season opener with Westlake next week.
Just about every player on the Golden Valley freshman team will be seeing time on the field this season as the roster currently names just 27 kids.
Just like the varsity squad, the Golden Valley junior varsity team will be expecting big things from a Tamura this season.
Robert Phillips was just an ordinary, football-loving kid in the spring of 2012. But his mom Tina Phillips could tell something wasn't quite right with her son. Phillips was working out everyday, and yet, he was losing weight at a drastic rate. Doctors told her it was nothing to worry about, but the weight kept dropping and Robert's fatigue kept growing. So Tina demanded more tests be run on her son. "They drew his blood ...
The CIF-Southern Section and Fox Sports announced Wednesday that Hart's season opening football game against Santiago High of Corona will kick off Fox's 2013 prep football TV schedule.
Thousands of colleges across the country are recruiting athletes for all kinds of sports. The NCAA alone reported that more than 450,000 collegiate athletes participated in the 2011-12 season. And that number has continued to grow through the years. So in the vast world of college recruiting, what do high school kids and their parents have to do to stand out? And how much does it cost? Some of the local recruiting success stories can ...
Everything is different for the small fish swimming in a pond full of big public schools. According to the William S. Hart Union High School District's projections for this school year, enrollment numbers at the Santa Clarita Valley's six main public high schools range from roughly 2,200 students to about 3,100. Compare that to the two local private high schools - Santa Clarita Christian and Trinity Classical Academy - which combine for about 275 total ...
According to its website, Oaks Christian of Westlake Village's full-year tuition is $28,662.
Today marks the second in a five-day series in which The Signal looks at the influence of money in our sports.
Today marks the first in a five-day series in which The Signal looks at the influence of money in our sports.
Two girls golfers - a sophomore and a junior - completely changed the Foothill League's outlook for 2013.
It's the rivalry that isn't, according to the girls.
By simply not playing Hart and Canyon survived what was an otherwise tough week for some of the top football teams in the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division.
Terry Tamura has always been a talented running back.
Well that didn't take long.
The Hart High Indians have already been getting plenty of attention this season for their explosive offense.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights already had sizeable challenge in front of them in facing a CIF-Southern Section 8-man power on Friday.
It was a frustrating two weeks for Santa Clarita Christian football, as the Cardinals dropped their first two games of the season.
PALMDALE - The Knight Hawks football team made several key plays in the second half on Thursday night against the West Ranch Wildcats.
PALMDALE - Football games aren't won in the first half, but they can definitely be lost in that span.
Two straight shootout wins by Santa Clarita Valley football teams over a state power in a six-day span was a bit too much to ask on Thursday at Valencia High.