Cents comeback bid falls short By Brent Maranto For The Signal Missing its starting quarterback and challenged throughout its game Thursday night at College of the Canyons, the Saugus Centurions kept fighting back. But in the end, the Centurions’ fill-in quarterback and starting place kicker had his potential game-winning kick blocked and Saugus lost 34-32 ... Read More
By Michael GrandinettiFor The Signal For the first time in five years, the Saugus Centurions football team is headed to the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division semifinals. Behind a stout defensive performance, and 100-yard rushing game from Reid Rupe, the Centurions defeated the Mira Costa Mustangs of Manhattan Beach 13-0 Friday at Canyon High’s Harry Welch ... Read More
By Jon SteinFor The Signal The Saugus Centurions were visibly frustrated after their Oct. 25 loss to Hart. On Friday night at Canyon High School, the Centurions made sure they were the ones causing the frustration. Behind a bruising rushing attack and an uncharacteristically efficient passing effort, Saugus turned a tight first quarter into a ... Read More
By Cary OsborneSignal Sports Editor The four-time defending Foothill League champion Valencia Vikings can be content with a 38-24 win over the Saugus Centurions on Friday at College of the Canyons. But they’re not content with much else after both teams’ league opener. Four personal fouls, little running game, inconsistency in the passing game and ... Read More
Saugus commits 11 penalties in second half By Ernie StoneFor The Signal SIMI VALLEY — The Saugus Centurions football team was unable to overcome numerous penalties on Friday night at Simi Valley High School, falling 31-28 to a determined Pioneer squad. Early on, the Centurions controlled the game, keeping the up tempo Simi Valley offense ... Read More
Saugus scores 36 unanswered points to run away with win By Michael GrandinettiFor The Signal CALABASAS — In the first half, the Saugus Centurion football team looked like the inexperienced group from 2012. In the second half, it looked like the team poised to take a giant step forward in 2013.
By Ernest StoneSignal Staff Writer Whether or not West Ranch’s defense was capable of a much-needed, late-game stop against Saugus is debatable. Nonetheless, Wildcats head coach Sean O’Brien wasn’t willing to let what-if scenarios dictate the outcome of his team’s season finale, and chose to take control of the odds in a game that his ... Read More
Either Saugus or Valencia will likely clinch an unexpected piece of the title By Cary OsborneSignal Sports Editor Two teams who came into the season as unlikely Foothill League champions are each a win away from the title. And both teams meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at College of the Canyons when Valencia (5-4, 3-1) ... Read More
After running past West Ranch, Saugus will play for piece of Foothill title By Jon SteinSignal Staff Write The Saugus Centurions nearly used every weapon in their possession on Friday night when they took on West Ranch at College of the Canyons. Saugus used its bruising rushing attack to build an early lead and mixed ... Read More
Saugus has time to reflect after loss heading into bye By Michael GrandinettiFor The Signal After recapturing the lead on the first play of the fourth quarter, the Saugus High football team suffered a heartbreaking 28-21 loss to Taft High School Friday at College of the Canyons.
Saugus gets huge rushing performances from Carbajal, Watt By Eric Smith PALMDALE — Knight High of Palmdale head coach Cory Guilfoos didn’t hide. When the merciful second half was finally over, he was the first on the field to greet Saugus’ players and coaches in the handshake line.
Saugus gets a big rushing performance from Carbajal By Ernie StoneFor The Signal After narrowly surviving a fourth quarter rally by a determined Buena team, Saugus football moved to 2-1 on the season with a 34-32 victory on Friday night at College of the Canyons. Supplying the majority of Friday night’s multiple momentum shifting plays ... Read More
Saugus’ late-game surge leads to come-from-behind victory over Burroughs to open SCV football season By Cary Osborne Signal Sports Editor In typical Saugus fashion, the Centurions ate clock. But Burroughs running back Zander Anding was eating away at the Saugus defense in a near-300-yard rushing performance.