Usually the Valencia High athletics story begins with what happens at the end of the school year.
The 2012-2013 season was a tale of two distinctly different themes for the Saugus High athletic program. As a whole, it was a season of unrealized potential, with a number of teams falling short of high preseason expectations. But none of that will be remembered when the archives are popped open in future years. That's because the highlight of the Saugus school year rests in three places: the cross country course, the track, and ...
The football, basketball, and baseball programs at many schools help define the overall success of the school year. On the first day of Hart High's 2012-13 school year, those sports had very real aspirations to win Foothill League championships and maybe more.
One of the Santa Clarita Valley's most creative offensive players ever has his first NCAA Division I offer.
If you scratch a little bit below the surface, what you'll find is a Golden Valley athletic program building some momentum.
For Canyon athletics, the 2012-2013 year was highlighted by a historic moment in each athletic season.
Santa Clarita Christian more than held its own with some of the top prep football programs in the Southern California
After the West Ranch Wildcats were eliminated from the postseason, Wildcats head coach Bob Shults didn't hold back his appreciation for shortstop Kylie Sorenson.
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What made West Ranch senior Joey Downey so good was his consistency. In what could be considered a down year for the Foothill League in boys golf, Downey was quite the exception. His numbers were never down. They were always consistent. And any year he would have been one of the top golfers. However, what made Downey so special was his desire. While some golfers are given opportunities to improve, there are others like Downey ...
Canyon High senior quarterback Cade Apsay elevated the Cowboys offense to new heights in 2012. The University of Colorado is hoping he does the same for it. Apsay, who set single-game and season records for passing yards and touchdown passes, verbally committed to a scholarship offer from the Pac-12 school late Monday night. "There are reasons I swayed toward them: the coaches, the school itself, the education I would get, when I ...
Jeremy Kimmer once said he wished he was allowed to compete in more than the maximum of four events allowed during Foothill League dual meets.
The advancement of girls distance runners in the Santa Clarita Valley are well documented (See Saugus girls cross country and seven straight state titles).
Saugus High senior linebacker Austin Davenport was offered a football scholarship by NCAA Division I (Football Bowl Subdivision) school New Mexico State, Centurions head coach Jason Bornn told The Signal on Monday.
The scholarship offers continue to pile up for Hart High football playes. On Monday, head coach Mike Herrington confirmed that center Blake Porter has received his first college offer, from Northern Arizona University. "We're really happy for him," Herrington said. Porter will be a senior for Hart this season and is expected to start at center and play defensive tackle. Northern Arizona is an NCAA Football Championship Subdibision team, which finished 8-3 last year and ...
Two Santa Clarita Valley prep football teams can exhale.
Only one Foothill League girls volleyball team gets to play at home in the first round of the CIF-Southern Division IA playoffs.
Canyon head football coach Rich Gutierrez met with a pastor friend of his on Monday at Starbucks.
The Saugus Centurions football team not only wanted to make a statement to their opponent on Friday night, but do everything it could to boost its resume for a potential playoff spot.
At 4:15 p.m. the Canyon (Anaheim) Comanches girls' tennis team was up 7-3 and cruising in its CIF-Southern Section Division II second round playoff match against the Valencia Vikings.
The Hart Indians girls' tennis team did what it had to to keep its postseason aspirations alive on Thursday, defeating Villa Park 11-7 in a hard fought contest to advance to the third round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
Put this one up with all the other Canyon-Hart epics.
Go crazy Viking nation. You deserve it.
All Santa Clarita Christian football can do now is hope.
The Saugus boys cross country team is starting to sound like its girls counterparts.
Today, Canyon High School and Hart High School meet for the 46th time on a football field.
There were a couple of clutch points on Thursday in Golden Valley sophomore Elisa Pierre's day that led her to advancing to the WSCGA Foundation Tournament/Southern California championship.
High school football may have been born in the Santa Clarita Valley in 1948 when Hart High School played the area's first varsity football game. But it came of age in 1983.
The Valencia Vikings girls tennis team defeated a tough but overmatched Poly of Pasadena team 13-5 in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II girls playoffs on Wednesday afternoon.
The Hart Indians girls tennis team continued its dominant run through the 2013 season with a 14-4 win over Chadwick in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs on Wednesday at Hart.