Foothill League basketball coaches found it difficult to game plan for Golden Valley's Trevor Wiseman, Valencia's Lonnie Jackson and Canyon's Brooke LeMar.
There isn't much about Santa Clarita Valley sports that doesn't bring back a fond memory or two for Dody Garcia.
On Jan. 10, Hart High junior soccer player Mallory Utley boarded a flight from Port-au-Prince, Haiti bound for Los Angeles International Airport.
Less than 48 hours later, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island nation of just over 9 million people.
Sure, Orange Coast College isn't the same baseball team it was last year - with a youthful pitching staff and mix of freshmen and sophomores in its lineup.
GLENDALE - After 40 minutes of play, Saugus girls soccer looked primed for a return trip to the CIF-Southern Section Division II semifinals.
GLENDALE – For a multitude of reasons, it can be harder to repeat as champions than to win it the first time.
Hurricane Katrina seems so distant to some - in time and location.
TEMECULA - During Canyon boys soccer's CIF-Southern Section Division III quarterfinal match with Great Oak of Temecula, head coach Khris Savage roamed the sideline wearing a green No. 20 jersey loaded with significance.
REDLANDS - The momentum in Hart's girls soccer match Wednesday swung away from the Indians almost as fast as it swung to them.
After two halves and two overtime periods, Valencia and Laguna Hills had run out of ways to find separation.
Canyon girls basketball did what it needed to Wednesday night at Canyon High.
YUCAIPA - Saugus girls soccer nearly faced Yucaipa in last year's CIF-Southern Section Division II title game, but the Thunderbirds lost to Harvard-Westlake in overtime.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team saw its playoff run come to an end following a 67-45 home loss to Tarbut V'torah on Tuesday night in the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA quarterfinals.
GARDENA – Serra High didn't need any help to beat a full-strength Golden Valley team.
It's hard to knock off the No. 1 seed, especially when it's banking in 3-point shots and forcing turnovers.
With all of the Santa Clarita Valley boys tennis teams eliminated from the postseason, it's time to turn our attention to the CIF-Southern Section individual sectionals.
Albert Einstein Academy baseball made sure its first playoff win in school history was a memorable one.
MISSION HILLS - If Foothill League play for Saugus could be broken down into a seven-inning game, it would be a quick start, a lead in the middle and finally close but not enough.
There were the standard handshakes and hugs among players and coaches that normally follow a season-ending loss.
Before anyone at The Signal ever saw Saugus' Abbey Weitzeil swim, we knew she was fast.
There's no way around it, the Saugus Centurions softball team that took the field Tuesday resembled little from the co-Foothill League champions that rolled through most of the regular season.
The Trinity Classical Academy softball team saw its season come to an end on Tuesday with its 19-13 loss to visiting Hawthorne Math and Science Academy at Trinity.
With her adrenaline pumping, Santa Clarita Christian sophomore Shelby Boswell felt like she could keep pitching all day long.
Canyon softball ran into a buzzsaw on Tuesday, and there simply wasn't much the Cowboys could do about it.
The Vikings fell behind early in Tuesday's CIF-Southern Section first-round matchup with Oxnard High, and their sixth-inning rally fell short in a 5-2 opening-round loss.
It would be hard to imagine the West Ranch softball team getting off to a better start in this year's CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
Foothill League football teams can say goodbye to the Northern Division.