Don't close the book on this season just yet. Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball hits the road toward the Fresno area to face Tranquillity High on Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF State Division V Basketball tournament. The state tournament brackets were released Sunday night. On Saturday, the Trinity Knights fell short of a CIF-Southern Section Division VI title after losing 47-40 to Rio Hondo Prep. Given their performance in the Southern ...
SANTA ANA - Immediately following every CIF championship game, a small ceremony takes place on the court where the champions and runners up receive plaques.
SANTA ANA - It was a plan the Trinity Classical Academy Knights had stuck with all season long - attack the basket and good things will happen.
He's the storm. Aggressive, direct and unforgiving. There's no secret what Trinity Classical Academy junior Spencer Klehn is going to do on the basketball court. Like a tornado destined to touch down, the only question is where and when he will strike. But with every storm comes something else. A calm, quiet moment in the midst of the chaos. The eye of Trinity's storm is sophomore Ryan Brooks. "Spencer is the one who jumps first, ...
One. Just one Santa Clarita Valley boys basketball team has won a CIF championship. The 1987 Cinderella story Saugus Centurions won the Southern Section Division 3-A title, winning a wild-card game to get into the postseason and beating the top two seeds in the tournament. Trinity Classical Academy, surprisingly, could be the second champion. The Knights play for the CIF-Southern Section Division VI championship against Arcadia's Rio Hondo Prep on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at ...
Call it a soft opening to the Santa Clarita Valley prep swim season. Though teams didn't have all their best swimmers competing and the event didn't count toward Foothill League records, Wednesday's SCV Relays gave many of the league teams a chance to get in the pool as a team for the first time this spring. The annual event at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center normally takes place in April, which is right in the middle ...
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team dominated the Omega League from start to finish.
Not even a broken nose could stop Valencia Vikings senior Jake Veiga from playing. It didn't stop him from winning Foothill League boys soccer Player of the Year honors either. The league announced Monday that Veiga, the leader of Valencia's vaunted defense, was voted to the Foothill's top honor. "I was very surprised," Veiga said of finding out about the honor. "I was not expecting it at all. I was so appreciative for my team ...
Scorer, distributor, decision-maker. Valencia High's Becca Harrison did it all this season for the Foothill League champion Vikings girls soccer team. The University of Wisconsin commit and Real SoCal club player is certainly used to accolades, but Monday's announcement of the All-Foothill League team was something new for Harrison. The senior was chosen as the All-Foothill League Player of the Year by the league's coaches. Harrison, a 4.6 GPA student, is one of seven Valencia ...
The 2012-13 Foothill League girls soccer Player of the Year is Valencia junior Becca Harrison, who was announced Monday along with the rest of the all-league teams.
This year's All-Foothill League boys soccer team was announced Monday with Valencia senior defender Jake Veiga receiving the Player of the Year honor, as voted on by the league's coaches.
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. The senior guard said he'd rather still be playing in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs. But being named the 2013 Foothill League Boys Basketball Player of the Year is an honor he'll gladly accept. Harris, who averaged 19 points per game in Foothill League play leading the Wildcats to their first-ever outright league title, was selected for the honor. It was announced Monday, ...
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. In West Ranch Wildcats basketball, you have the coolest, calmest player in the Santa Clarita Valley in senior guard Kevin Harris. No wonder a Dana Hills 12-point, fourth quarter lead disappeared on Friday night. But with the ball in his hands with less than 10 seconds to play and with a chance to put the Wildcats ahead, not even Harris ...
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 ...
West Ranch softball had a long road to climb this season in its quest to repeat as Foothill League champions.
Santa Clarita Christian and Trinity were well represented when the Liberty, Heritage and Omega leagues released their all-league teams for the spring semester.
NORWALK - The exact move Sabrina Janes was trying to make a week ago worked perfectly the second time around.