This marked a transition year in the life of Saugus girls cross country and track and field distance coach Rene Paragas. On July 10, his wife Jenny gave birth to twins Israel and Emma. Time management became more important. Paragas, arguably the best coach of any kind in the Santa Clarita Valley, had more of a challenge ahead. Saugus girls cross country had won six state championships in a row. However, coming into the ...
Samantha Ortega's running career began at Saugus High School. But at the rate she's going, it will extend far beyond the Santa Clarita Valley. When Ortega joined the junior varsity cross country team at Saugus toward the end of the fall season her freshman year, it was the first time she had run competitively in her life. Long story short, a year later, she was one of the top distance runners in California and ...
For the second straight year, the Legacy Volleyball Club claimed a championship in the 17-year-old division at the Volleyball Festival in Phoenix.
Now that we've given you an idea of how the 2012-2013 athletic seasons played out for each of the Santa Clarita Valley's high school's, it's time to declare our annual Signal Sports Awards winners.
For people craving prep basketball this summer, Hart High is hosting its annual Hart Varsity Summer Games.
Golden Valley athlete James Chevious will try his hand at two sports in 2013-14, just like he did in high school.
Canyon High School filled in some gaps with the hiring of two head coaches and the shifting of another.
Cal-Hi Sports released its annual all-state softball and baseball teams Wednesday and the Santa Clarita Valley was well represented as five Foothill League players earned first- and second-team honors.
Hart High offensive lineman Blake Porter made his college commitment to the University of Northern Arizona this week.
The Santa Clarita Valley will have two host sites and two local prep teams competing in one of the state's most elite baseball tournaments this summer.
For Santa Clarita Christian, the 2012-2013 season can be boiled down to a few teams that carried the program this season.
Trinity Classical Academy finally picked up a plaque. But it wasn't the one the school was hoping for. After losing 47-40 to Rio Hondo Prep in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI championship game on March 2 in Santa Ana, the Knights collected the runner-up plaque. Their faces said it all. Dissatisfaction. For a sports program that has been building and building toward a CIF title, this was a hard pill to swallow. However, it marked ...
The sort of energy that was felt inside the West Ranch High gymnasium during January and February was unlike anything seen in the Santa Clarita Valley in recent years. With an electrifying basketball team on the court that featured two of the most talented players this valley has ever seen, West Ranch High was the place to be in the Santa Clarita Valley. It was a party every Tuesday and Friday inside a gym ...
At the end of the night there was only one Santa Clarita Valley team left standing at the Saugus Under the Lights tournament, and it was not the team many people were expecting.
It's starting to get redundant, but through the first day of the Saugus Under the Lights passing tournament, Hart High proved that it is the class of the Santa Clarita Valley seven-on-seven circuit.
No matter the circumstances, Valencia High girls volleyball has set a standard for itself.
An undefeated season and a Foothill League championship earned Hart girls tennis the No. 4 seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoff bracket, which was released Monday.
All Valencia does is win big football games. Still, the Vikings must be wondering what it will take for the poll voters to give them the No. 1 overall ranking in the division.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights football team closed its regular season strong with a 46-20 win over Faith Baptist on Saturday afternoon at West Ranch High School.
It was a tough night on the road for the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals, who were upended 20-6 by Saddleback Valley Christian of San Juan Capistrano on Friday in a San Joaquin League matchup at St. Margarets High in San Juan Capistrano.
It took a little time for Canyon to shake off last week's devastating loss to Valencia.
The Saugus Centurions were visibly frustrated after their Oct. 25 loss to Hart.
For so many years, Hart football was the unstoppable force in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Chalk up another major college commitment for the Valencia High baseball team.
Hart girls volleyball was getting tired of coming close.
A big semifinal upset helped Hart junior Proyfon Lohaphaisan take advantage to capture the Foothill League tournament first-place singles title with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Canyon's Katrina DeGuzman on Thursday at The Paseo Club.
Hart singles was dominant as expected, and doubles play was thoroughly competitive during the first two rounds of the Foothill League tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the Paseo Club.
In a way, The Master's College's 2-1 loss to Concordia on Wednesday at Reese Field was a reflection of the team's season.
Strategically, there's nothing intrepid about stacking doubles against the Hart girls tennis team. It's the equivalent of blowing into the bottom of a broken Nintendo video game - it's probably not going to work, but what other option is there?
It doesn't seem to matter the situation or the opponent.