Upbeat Hart softball ready for Rams’ challenge
Hart's Abby Sweet (26) watches the play from her position at third base during a softball game against Royal - Simi Valley on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Upbeat Hart softball ready for Rams’ challenge

As Morgan Jones dutifully shuffled out of Hart High’s dugout and over to a cell phone hooked up to the PA system at Newhall Park on Tuesday, someone in the…

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West Ranch softball grad earns lifelong title in first season at Arizona
Freshman Jessie Harper (19) during Arizona's 4-2 win over Texas at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium in Tucson, Ariz. on March 5, 2017. Courtesy Arizona Athletics

West Ranch softball grad earns lifelong title in first season at Arizona

The title always caught Jessie Harper’s attention. She’d hear it at banquets or on TV, always tied to some former softball star. Now she’ll hear it the rest of her…

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SCV athletes face tough first day of CIF state meet
Canyon High's Gabby Sanchez competes in the girls discus event at the CIF state prelims at Buchanan High of Clovis on Friday. Courtesy John Lozano

SCV athletes face tough first day of CIF state meet

Trinity Classical Academy runner Solomon Strader has been cool as a post-race water in every competition this season. The CIF state track and field prelims at Buchanan High of Clovis,…

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David Lutness: History and the water bill
Proposed districts if the consolidation of Castaic Lake Water Agency and the Newhall County Water District are finalized via legislation.

David Lutness: History and the water bill

Will Senate Bill 634, proposing a merge of Santa Clarita Valley water districts into one “super water district,” really do what is promised – streamline the process and save money?…

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