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 ...
Years from now, it won't be possible to look back at the last two years of West Ranch boys volleyball without thinking of Tanner Skabelund.
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.
For the second year in a row, Golden Valley's Elisa Pierre has reached the second round of the CIF girls individual golf postseason.
After featuring only minor changes a week ago, this week's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division football poll had a few shake-ups.
Hart senior Matt Johnson has been the top boys swimmer in the Santa Clarita Valley for the past two years.