Already-difficult recruiting process exacerbated by COVID-19

Navigating the recruiting process is difficult for high school student-athletes under ordinary conditions. With this spring’s stay-at-home situation created by coronavirus concerns, that process has become even more challenging.Nevertheless, Saugus…

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COC Football takes #CompetitionThursday from the links to the web
Tariq Speights at COC football practice on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Dan Watson/The Signal

COC Football takes #CompetitionThursday from the links to the web

You might be able to take the athlete out of competition, but you can’t take the competition out of the athlete. Despite the coronavirus keeping the College of the Canyons…

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COC men’s basketball’s Bradford earns All-State recognition
COC men's basketball guard averaged nearly 32 minutes per game this season. Photo courtesy Mari Kneisel/COC Sports Information

COC men’s basketball’s Bradford earns All-State recognition

College of the Canyons men’s basketball player Chris Bradford knew he had a transformative season ahead of him. Bradford, who calls himself a very ambitious person, made a major change…

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TMU Insider: Stephanie Soares named NAIA Player of the Year
tephanie Soares, a 6-foot-6 sophomore at Master's, was named the Women's Basketball Coaches Association NAIA Player of the Year this week. Photo courtesy Darcy Brown/TMU Athletics

TMU Insider: Stephanie Soares named NAIA Player of the Year

As the ball left Stephanie Soares' hand, The Master's University's 6-foot-6 center elected not to watch its trajectory as a bystander from beyond the three-point arc. Instead, she bolted toward…

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SCV training facilities surviving despite coronavirus
FILE PHOTO: The Dream Team, a recreational basketball team of 15 and 16-year-old boys in the Santa Clarita Parks and Rec league, practices on Tuesday morning at Central Park. They practice usually once per week indoors, but went outside because of the nice weather. Katharine Lotze/Signal

SCV training facilities surviving despite coronavirus

After playing basketball overseas for a season, Golden Valley grad Taylor Statham was excited to come back home to the Santa Clarita Valley last week to sunny weather and a…

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NAIA concerns about virus bring TMU men’s, women’s basketball seasons to abrupt end
The Master's University's Michael Taylor (23) drives against Ottawa University defender Demetres Moore (15) at Master's on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Dan Watson/The Signal

NAIA concerns about virus bring TMU men’s, women’s basketball seasons to abrupt end

Both The Master’s University’s men’s and women’s basketball programs concluded their respective seasons and conference tournaments destined for NAIA Division 1 postseason tournament berths. On Thursday morning, reality became a…

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US professional sports world deals with ramifications of coronavirus

In a stunning move of events on Wednesday evening, the professional sports world came to a sudden halt. The NBA became the first professional American sport to suspend all future…

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GSAC athletics enacts spring hiatus due to outbreak
Santa Clarita Christian grad Kylie Brown has been critical to TMU beach volleyball's early success. Photo courtesy TMU Athletics

GSAC athletics enacts spring hiatus due to outbreak

The Golden State Athletic Conference canceled all games and matches between GSAC teams from March 12 to March 25 in an effort to limit the spread of coronavirus Thursday morning.…

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COC women’s tennis features a collection of SCV talent
Nicole Villarta prepares to return the ball to her opponent at College of the Canyons. // Photo courtesy Jesse Munoz/COC Sports Information

COC women’s tennis features a collection of SCV talent

In the third year of its existence, the College of the Canyons women’s tennis team has rocketed to a fantastic start, winning nine of its first 10 matches.  One of…

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