The boom of hockey in Southern California that accompanied the years of Wayne Gretzky has faded into the distance.
Over the past two decades, the popularity of youth sports has grown immensely. In the Santa Clarita Valley, that trend shows no signs of slowing down in the future. Numbers are either up or holding steady with youth programs across the valley, from the traditional fan favorites to rising sports. "The sports that I would say are huge in this valley are football, baseball and basketball," says Rett Hicks, the football director and 13-year member ...
What started as a casual but far-fetched idea between friends in the Santa Clarita Triathlon Club has now become something more.
Amidst the 28 teams and 140 competitors on hand for the Santa Clarita Masters Short Course Yards Meet on Saturday, 26 members of the Santa Clarita Masters Club ensured the valley's local team came home with the overall victory. Led by key wins in the women's 1,650-yard freestyle, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 individual medley and various relays, SCMC won the meet with a total of 1,861 points.
Golden Valley senior soccer player Natalie Lagunas stole the show on Thursday. Substituting into the game in the 61st minute for Mexico's Under-20 Women's National Team, Lagunas scored the game-winning goal late in a 2-1 victory over Trinidad & Tobago in the opening round of the CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship. It was the Santa Clarita Valley resident's first international goal. According to CONCACAF's official Web site, the "Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association ...
Two men with local ties are being inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame alongside baseball superstar Ryan Braun and Los Angeles Laker Jordan Farmar on Jan. 30. Golden Valley head baseball coach Scott Drootin and Saugus resident and paddle tennis player Sol Hauptman are two of 13 sports-related people being inducted at the Skirball Cultural Center and Museum.
When the summer months roll around, some high school kids will travel across the country. Some will compete in sporting events. Some will take a dip in the pool. Ryan Bullard, meanwhile, will be doing all three of those things, rolled into one. Bullard was recently selected to participate in a national swim meet in Nebraska from July 18-23. "I'm very excited about it," he says. What makes the accomplishment even more remarkable is that ...
Last year, the Santa Clarita Sentinels were just another semiprofessional football squad. This season, the Santa Clarita-based team - now called the Skyhawks - will be a nonprofit organization playing with a purpose.
After four strong seasons in the Cincinnati Reds' organization, Hart High graduate Chris Valaika was added to the 40-man roster on Friday, according the Reds' official Web site.
Her name appears on five school records, three Foothill League records and three district records, and now Hart swimmer Maggie Hanson can add a commitment to an NCAA Division I program to her list of accomplishments.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Randy Wolf and nearly 100 participants competed at Valencia Country Club in a charity golf tournament benefiting the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association.
SNAP Flag Football is holding a tournament this Sunday at College of the Canyons. The non-contact event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cougar Stadium, featuring three rounds of play on four different fields. The COC football team will also be running a skills clinic during the event. | The SNAP program, which stands for Special Needs Athletes and Peers, is run by LETMESAIL, Inc., and it matches three special needs ...
The Signal's new Community Sports page is attracting new leagues, teams and players, with Santa Clarita United Soccer, the Coast Soccer League, the Premier Development soccer league, AYSO Region 46, Santa Clarita Valley Youth Rugby and the Valencia Express Hockey Club signing up and building their pages.
Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback Ty Detmer learned one thing above all else during his time playing football.
Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Ty Detmer said there is a lot of negativity associated with football.
Even some of the coaches and parents in the community didn't realize a state championship existed for the American Youth Soccer Organization.
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