The annual summer tune-up has been underway for local high school baseball teams, and Hart and Saugus are near the top of the 2013 Valley Invitational Baseball League standings. With one week remaining before postseason play, Saugus sits in second place, while Hart is in fourth. Of the 22 teams participating, three represent the Santa Clarita Valley in Saugus, Hart and Canyon. Additionally, West Ranch and Valencia are among a group of six schools ...
The issue of cancer research hits home for Foothill League tennis players Sydney Schwartz and Lauren Dam.
The Signal Sports Awards have taken on a different look this season, with the point system being reworked substantially for the first time since its creation in 2005.
California prep coaching legend and former longtime Canyon High football coach Harry Welch is retiring.
The more you dig into the details of the 2012 Saugus girls cross country team, the more remarkable the story becomes.
For the second time this year, Long Beach State has tapped Valencia High School for talent. Outfielder and senior-to-be Chris McCready has verbally committed to the school to play baseball, according to Valencia head coach Jared Snyder. McCready joins Valencia graduate and former College of the Canyons star Alex Bishop, who committed to Long Beach in April. McCready was an All-Foothill League first-teamer and The Signal All-Santa Clarita Valley second-teamer in 2013. Bishop, a sophomore ...
Canyon High senior Drew Wolitarsky could have rested on his athletic year after having one of the greatest seasons for a wide receiver in Santa Clarita Valley history.
Abbey Weitzeil had a lot to live up to during her sophomore campaign at Saugus High School. During her freshman season, she may have been well known before she ever hit the high school water, but there was still a level of unfamiliarity - just how good would she be? She didn't disappoint, dominating the league, winning two Foothill League titles and two CIF-Southern Section Division I crowns. Could she possibly live up to that ...
After completing her sophomore season, Saugus' Samantha Ortega is being compared to some of the great runners who came before her at the school.
It was scoring by committee for Hart High on Saturday as the Indians knocked off Verdugo Hills 73-43 in their first game of the Summer Varsity Tournament hosted at Hart High.
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.
A giant weight has been lifted off the back of West Ranch head football head coach Jan Miller.
The Hart Indians knew before they could look ahead to Valencia in week 9, they had to take care of a pesky Saugus Centurions team on Friday night at College of the Canyons.
Hart High senior forward Destinney Duron accepted a soccer scholarship offer from Cal State Northridge last week.
Mike Herrington's Hart football winning streak is seven games this year.
It's been a rough start to the Foothill League season for Saugus Centurions girls volleyball.
The Hart Indians finished the perfect season with a perfect win.
Golden Valley had already won its first girls golf Foothill League title and Grizzlies sophomore Elisa Pierre had already sewn up the Foothill League Most Valuable Player on Wednesday at TPC Valencia in the sixth and final Foothill League match.
With Valencia girls tennis losing to Hart on Tuesday, the door is open a crack for West Ranch to finish in second place in the Foothill League.
Hart Indians girls tennis players remembered what happened last year when the team had a chance to win an outright league championship.
Hear those skid marks?
Tuesday's match mattered in multiple ways for the West Ranch Wildcats girls volleyball team.
Despite leading the Foothill League in tackles during the regular season a year ago, Saugus Centurions' linebacker Blake Austin has endured a largely thankless tenure as one of the Santa Clarita Valley's best defensive players due to his lack of elite physical attributes.
Can you spot the difference? You'll have to look closely.
Santa Clarita Christian took a punch to the jaw in the opening quarter against Frazier Mountain.
This game was for the Heritage League championship. Or at least that's how Trinity Classical Academy football head coach Mike Buchanan put it.