Santa Clarita Christian boys' soccer head coach Steve Cooper is growing accustomed to pleasant surprises.
Defense took center stage as Saugus and Chaminade fought to a 0-0 tie on Tuesday at Saugus High School in a matchup of two CIF-Southern Section Division II powers.
The Canyon girls soccer team didn't win or lose, but left the field frustrated after a 1-1 draw with Lancaster at Canyon High on Tuesday.
Trailing with a minute left, Valencia turned once again to Lonnie Jackson.
As Canyon forward Wesley Bartole threw down a thunderous fast-break dunk to put his team up by 18 early in the fourth quarter, Paraclete appeared deflated.
Canyon boys basketball is showing little hospitality in its own Canyon Classic.
Eastside High's basketball team doesn't seem to be able to get a break in the brackets at the Canyon Classic.
For Bishop Alemany of Mission Hills, it was the biggest game in its football program's history.
West Ranch was part of a thrilling finish Thursday at the Canyon Classic.
Canyon's boys basketball team scored 66 points through three quarters Thursday.
Valencia point guard Jake Kelfer took a hard foul to the floor on a fast break against Eastside High.
Sometimes there is an impatient tendency to draw conclusions about a team early in the season.
A running clock in the fourth quarter?
Apparently there will be one more local football game.
The West Ranch boys basketball team got the start it wanted but not the finish it needed in an 80-69 loss to Highland High on Tuesday at Canyon High in the 10th annual Canyon Classic.
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.
Of all sports at Golden Valley High, it was golf.
The 2013-2014 year for Canyon High will be remembered by its incredible individual performances, with three athletes earning Foothill Player of the Year honors.