Is there any stopping the Valencia High girls tennis team? If Tuesday's match against Saugus is any indication, apparently not. The Lady Vikings were solid in their 14-4 win over the Centurions and remain undefeated in the Foothill League. Valencia was led by strong performances on the doubles side where the team dropped just one set. The Vikings' No.1 tandem of Emily Fraczek and Amanda Jansson swept all three of their sets, 6-2, 7-5, 6-1. ...
There is a large yellow sign in the Canyon High gymnasium that reads, "Home of the Cowboys."
Palmdale's boys basketball team supplied all the acrobatics - dunks, reverse layups and alley-oops.
Despite a potent defensive effort, the Valencia girls soccer team could not overcome the Eagles of Chaminade in the championship game of the Hart Showcase Tournament.
Grant High's boys basketball team never had a chance. Behind Golden Valley's suffocating defense and potent offense, the Grizzlies had the upper hand the entire game and went on to rout Grant of Van Nuys 77-40 on Monday evening in the Hart Holiday Classic. After opening up a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, the Grizzlies never looked back. Golden Valley would extend its lead to 44-16 by the end of the first half. "We ...
The only reason the Hart girls golf team didn't break another school record in Monday's Foothill League Finals match was because they didn't have a record from last season to compare it to. The reason - this time last year the league match was cancelled due to the fires that enveloped the valley.
Two vacant head coaching positions. Graduating seniors. Teams looking to return to former glory. We are less than one month removed from the final game of the 2008 football season, but one cannot help but look at what lies ahead next year in the Foothill League. Saugus ended the season as the league's most decorated team, claiming the Foothill title, their first in school history, and taking home three of the top four primary All-League ...
By the end of its game Saturday afternoon, Righetti looked worn out. Golden Valley's up-tempo style will do that to you. The Grizzlies' full-court press forced turnovers all game long, and once they started nailing shots from downtown, there was nothing the Warriors could do in an 89-62 loss at the Hart Holiday Classic. Golden Valley's athleticism allowed it to break down Righetti's 2-3 zone defense off the dribble, which led to high-percentage shots around ...
Before league play begins, basketball teams like to figure out rotations and sharpen their play.
The Valencia girls soccer team continued its strong play at the Hart Showcase Tournament by winning two more games on Saturday and clinching a berth in the tournament championship.
Offense was certainly not in short supply at Canyon High School on Saturday night as the Santa Clarita rode a 48-6 halftime lead to an easy 54-6 victory over the visiting Lions of L.A. Lutheran. The contest was so lopsided that officials decided to call the game early in the third quarter.
In a banner day for Saugus cross country, the Centurion girls team broke its own course record at the 61st annual Reebok Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational at Mt. San Antonio College.
Prep Volleyball Hart makes it finals The Indians finished first in their pool, advancing to the finals against Chatsworth at the Sylmar Tournament. A hard-fought match saw Hart fall just short by the score of 24-26. Casey David led the team with 24 kills, eight aces and 48 assists for the tournament. Jennie Long finished with 22 kills while Jen Drake tallied 13 blocks, six in the final match where she had to match up ...
Inside Hart basketball's locker room, a message was written on the white board - "attack the rim." Message sent, message delivered.
Golden Valley came out swinging in the first day of pool play in the Hart Holiday Classic, beating Glendale 81-47 on Friday night. Fresh off their third-place finish in San Fernando Valley Invitational, the Grizzlies (10-1) took control early.
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of stories in which The Signal recognizes high school athletes whose greatest achievements go well beyond the playing field.
The summer heat on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona is intense.
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories in which The Signal recognizes high school athletes whose greatest achievements go well beyond the playing field.
Canyon senior quarterback Cade Apsay received his second scholarship offer this week and again it was a Pac-12 school.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories in which The Signal recognizes high school athletes whose greatest achievements go well beyond the playing field.
Valencia High School may have been the location of a four-team passing tournament on Wednesday, but Hart seemed to be right at home on the Vikings' football field.
In October, Pete Calzia's heart was out of his chest while a doctor was installing a new aortic valve into the longtime teacher and ultra-competitive coach.
Scott Drootin, who announced his resignation as head baseball coach at Golden Valley High on May 20, has been hired by Cleveland High in Reseda for the same position.
Somehow it was fitting that the last three remaining locals of the high school track and field season were all distance runners from Saugus High School, a perrenial power in distance races.
The intensity of the track and field competition continued to whittle down the list Santa Clarita Valley athletes still alive in the postseason.
Another member of the Hart High football team has received national attention this week, as wide receiver Davis Koppenhaver received two collegiate offers.
Even now, he still thinks about second place.
The Canyon High swim team will have a new head coach next season, as the school hired Daniel Neswald to take over for the departed Steve Himes, co-athletic director Scott Arnold confirmed.
It was Olivia Pear's goal all along to miss her high school graduation. Last fall, when it came time for seniors at Valencia High to order their caps, gowns and tassels for the ceremony, Pear astutely noticed that her school's graduation date fell on the same night as the CIF-Southern Section Track and Field Masters Meet. Pear decided to purchase the cap and gown anyway. But while 694 of her Valencia classmates walked across the ...