Even if Valencia senior Aly Drake didn't play soccer, she would merit serious consideration as The Signal's 2008-09 Female Athlete of the Year.
In a year where many thought Valencia softball could be vulnerable entering Foothill League play, the arm of Carly Mortensen proved to be invaluable to the Vikings.
Hart and Valencia each fell in the semifinals of the 2009 College of the Canyons/Hart 7 on 7 Passing Tournament Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Stadium.
Golden Valley High School's lack of athletic success has been noted ad nauseam. But that's not the Golden Valley that Steven Thornton knows. Thornton knows the Golden Valley that won the Foothill League title in boys basketball, the program that advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division IIIA semifinals, the team that helped set an example for the entire school. He was one of the biggest reasons the team did those things. Blessed with the height ...
Over the last eight months, The Signal sports section has tried to recapture certain elements of the past.
Hart and Valencia dominated pool play to begin the 2009 College of the Canyons/Hart 7 on 7 passing tournament, as both schools went 4-0 Monday afternoon at Cougar Stadium.
Local golf businessman Ross Bradder, a Santa Clarita Valley resident, has started a youth golf training academy.
Not one, but two members of the Lopes family have been announced as invitees to USA Baseball teams.
Three local soccer players participated in this past weekend's U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy Playoffs.
It was a year of firsts for West Ranch athletics. The Wildcats picked up their first playoff wins in baseball and boys tennis, while Jake Bernards became the first athlete in school history to get a full scholarship to a Division I school.
The talent in Valencia's athletic program is widespread. The Vikings win in the fall. They win in the winter. They win in the spring. The boys volleyball team seems like it would win in any season. Valencia ran its Foothill League winning streak to 82 matches while winning its ninth straight league title. Aly Drake had quite a senior year, winning the CIF state title in the 800-meter run and leading the girls soccer team ...
The Foothill League advanced a trio of teams in the Champions Bracket of the Under the Lights Passing Tournament Saturday at Central Park in Saugus.
Four Foothill League teams participated Friday at Central Park in the Saugus Under the Lights Passing Tournament with a trio winning their first two games.
There was a lot to be excited about in 2008-09 at The Master's College. Whether senior outfielder Eric Blackwell was launching home runs or junior runner Jeff Jackson was paving the way for the new track and field team, the Mustangs were all over the place. The women's soccer team even advanced to the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national championship game. Meanwhile, basketball players such as Ryan Zamroz, Jeremy Haggerty, Stacy Nanninga ...
Saugus High School may have had its best athletic year ever in 2008-09. It's hard to argue based off the success of so many teams. First and foremost on that list is the girls cross country team, which won its third straight state title. The Centurions runners also laid claim to being one of the greatest teams in Santa Clarita Valley history. That includes every sport. The argument is that Saugus competed against the best ...
Canyon Cowboys head baseball coach Adam Schulhofer can't be swayed away from his one-game-at-a-time thinking.
So much for the possibility of a frontrunner emerging early in the Foothill League.
The West Ranch Wildcats didn't panic after losing their first two Foothill League games.
The most unstable coaching jobs in the Santa Clarita Valley over the last couple of years took steps toward stability on Friday.
By Cary Osborne
The Hart Indians swim team didn't waste much time flexing its muscle in opening up the Foothill League season.
Regardless of how West Ranch Wildcats baseball got the win, the important thing is it got the win. The Wildcats are now on the board in Foothill League play after a 10-1 win over the Golden Valley Grizzlies on Wednesday at Golden Valley High. "It's a win and we needed to have one," said West Ranch head coach Casey Burrill. "If we want to find ourselves at the end of the season competing for a ...
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team stuck to its script on Wednesday afternoon. Once again, Canyon's bats got hot early and the Cowboys jumped out to an early lead en route to a 9-4 victory over the Saugus Centurions at Canyon High School. Canyon (7-3 overall, 2-1 Foothill League) was aggressive from the start, scoring four first-inning runs to put Saugus in an early hole. Canyon starting pitcher Max Weinstein held up his end as well, ...
There's a reason why many people thought going into Foothill League baseball play that the Valencia Vikings were the team to beat.
West Ranch senior guard and 2013 Foothill League Boys Basketball Player of the Year Kevin Harris committed this week to play basketball for the University of California, San Diego. Harris averaged 19 points per game in Foothill League play leading the Wildcats to their first-ever outright league title. He was also an All-Foothill League and The Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley first-teamer as a junior. Harris, a 4.08 GPA student, had other interest, according to West ...