Going into its game against West Ranch on Tuesday night, the Golden Valley boys basketball team was in a three-way tie for first place in the Foothill League with Canyon and Valencia.
Saugus had a chance to win last Friday, but came up short in the final seconds.
There was only one thing that eluded Saugus girls soccer in its CIF-Southern Section Division II championship season a year ago.
By Perry Smith
The Canyon boys soccer team pounded Valencia's net Tuesday evening but couldn't score a goal.
People hear terms such as "man-to-man," "full-court press" and "box-and-1" when it comes to Foothill League basketball.
West Ranch junior Brady Stuart may have just put himself on college football's national radar.
It couldn't just be simple.
With only one week left in Foothill League play, everything got complicated.
Over the past week, Saugus girls soccer experienced relative difficulty putting the ball in the back of net.
West Ranch and Hart boys soccer battled the elements and each other, but had to settle for a 0-0 tie Friday at West Ranch.
When the Canyon girls basketball team's press defense is effective, the Cowboys are tough to beat.
You'd expect a game between halfcourt-oriented Canyon and Saugus to come down to last-second free throws.
The West Ranch boys basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak and defeated the visiting Hart Indians 72-64 Friday night.
The ground shook and with it, the Foothill League has been shaken up in boys basketball.
Riding a three-game winning streak and only one game out of first place in the Heritage League, Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball faced a must-win situation if the team hopes to raise a league championship plaque at the end of the season.
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.