Conventional wisdom holds that basketball teams play better at home than on the road.
The good news is 10 local basketball teams made the CIF-Southern Section postseason.
Coming into the season, Canyon girls soccer's defense was decimated by graduation losses.
We're having the same debate that a lot of others are having.
It has been two years since Santa Clarita Christian basketball player Davion Cotterell moved to the United States from the Cayman Islands, and life continues to take its turns.
Last season, the Saugus girls soccer team won the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship but failed to win the Foothill League.
Foothill League boys and girls basketball had surprises this season.
After clinching a share of the Foothill League championship Tuesday, Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage said the Cowboys didn't want to share it.
Canyon boys basketball got the win it needed, but not the results it hoped for in a 68-60 win over West Ranch on the road Thursday.
The Cowboys were hoping that both Golden Valley and Valencia would lose Thursday, which would have given Canyon a shot at a three-way Foothill League championship.
It's the only one of its kind, and earlier this week, Golden Valley High School's only Foothill League championship plaque was brought into the boys basketball team's locker room as a gentle reminder.
Thursday's first half was an emphatic punctuation mark on how Valencia has played the last six games.
The senior classes for West Ranch and Canyon have seen their share of turmoil.
From the first day of practice, Saugus girls soccer has held the mantle of team-to-beat.
With only one game left in the regular season, "clinch" is officially the word of the day.
Nothing was going to stand in the way of Valencia's Foothill League championship hopes on Tuesday.
The accolades keep rolling in for the nation's fastest high school swimmer.
The Saugus athletics program has finally been dethroned.
It's comical to look back at what the outside world thought of Saugus boys cross country in late September.
There is a pattern to past Signal Male Athletes of the Year.
When The Signal first heard about Saugus swimmer Abbey Weitzeil, the young swimmer was barely a freshman.
Valencia High School baseball player Devin Davis got to go deep at a Major League Baseball stadium.
This was the best coached year in the last decade in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The best way to explain how an athlete can qualify as exciting is to define the term - and not simply in a dictionary sense.
It didn't take long to see something special was happening.
We've spent the last two weeks bringing you up to speed on the high, lows, and everything in between of the 2013-2014 athletic year in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The 2013-14 year was an exicting one for West Ranch marked by great individual and team performances.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The school year may be officially over, but the awards continue to trickle in.
It may have been a bit of a down year for Saugus overall, but that doesn't mean the Centurions didn't have a good 2013-2014 year.
The evil empire is back.