Nathan Tripp leads Centurions’ offensive line

Nathan Tripp leads Centurions’ offensive line

By Dan Lovi for The Signal Some of the biggest battles on the football field happen in the trenches, yet offensive and defensive linemen hardly get any recognition, at least from the casual football observer. That doesn’t disturb Saugus lineman Nathan Tripp, who has starred on the Centurions’ varsity O-line for three seasons. “It doesn’t really ... Read More
 
Saugus football hits the road to take on St. Paul

Saugus football hits the road to take on St. Paul

  Haley Sawyer for The Signal After being released from film on Tuesday, a group of mohawk-ed heads made their way onto the field for football practice. Nearly every Saugus player had shaved his head in honor of the playoff season in accordance with tradition. Coach Jason Bornn himself was even sporting the hairstyle. “Some years ... Read More
 
Saugus football takes down Sonora

Saugus football takes down Sonora

By Nate Graham For The Signal It’s said all life is a play. Well, if that’s the case, the Saugus football team appeared ready for its curtain call Friday. The Centurions (4-6) turned in a commanding performance after their 44-2 win over Sonora High during a first-round, CIF-Southern Section Division 6 game. Saugus quarterback Nathan ... Read More
 
Saugus grinds out win over West Ranch

Saugus grinds out win over West Ranch

By Ryan Posner for The Signal As the fourth quarter rolled in Friday night at College of the Canyons, things looked bleak for Saugus. Centurions starting quarterback Nathan Eldridge had just exited with an apparent right arm injury. His backup, Elijah Gragas, threw an interception to West Ranch’s Ryan Camacho on his first pass attempt, with ... Read More
 
Saugus football falls after late surge from Saint Francis

Saugus football falls after late surge from Saint Francis

Saugus' Tyler Hampsten (25) brings down St. Francis running back, Elijah Washington (25) for a loss at COC on Friday. Dan Watson/for The Signal By Jon Stein For the Signal Saugus’ Friday night contest against St. Francis turned on a dime in the second quarter, when Centurions quarterback Elijah Gragas, ... Read More
 
Saugus football concentrating on fundamentals for Ventura game

Saugus football concentrating on fundamentals for Ventura game

By Jonathan Smith for The Signal SCV Saugus High football will get a chance to start the season 3-1 start this Friday when the face Ventura on the road Friday night. Last week, the Centurions won a close game, 29-27, against Buena of Ventura. Cents are 2-1 in the season. “We’re progressing each week,” said coach Jason ... Read More
 
Saugus football doesn’t settle

Saugus football doesn’t settle

By Haley Sawyer for The Signal Some prep football teams have notoriously explosive secondaries. Others have a star quarterback. Another team might have tradition. But when it comes to this year’s Saugus team, how do you single out a “wow” factor? “It’s not something you can really see,” said quarterback Nathan Eldridge. “It’s something you have ... Read More