VENTURA - The College of the Canyons football team had an opportunity to grab first place in the National Division, Northern Conference with a win over Ventura College on Saturday.
The Master's College men's basketball team is in East Lansing, Mich. to play an exhibition game Monday against Michigan State University - yes, that Michigan State University.
College of the Canyons football's Saturday game against Ventura College will shape the rest of the 2014 season for the Cougars.
For a game the College of the Canyons men's soccer team controlled from the beginning, the outcome hung in the balance for the last 20 minutes against Moorpark College on Tuesday. But COC goalkeeper Jonah Lawrence snagged a final scoring attempt out of the air to preserve a 2-1 Cougar win at COC.
The College of the Canyons athletic department has claimed its first two conference championships of the season, with the women's golf team and men's cross country team and each finding Western State Conference (WSC) glory in recent days.
Justin Lundin has quietly built one of the Santa Clarita Valley's most successful teams over the last six years.
By and large, the competing teams of The Master's College enjoyed a great amount of success last week.
The end goal is in clear view for the College of the Canyons football team, which turned aside conference rival Allan Hancock College on Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
The difference between the first time the College of the Canyons men's soccer team played Glendale Community College and the rematch Tuesday is simple: the Cougars capitalized on scoring opportunities the second time in a 2-0 win.
It's hard to believe a team that hasn't lost a conference game in three years would put much weight on a win in the middle of its schedule.
The College of the Canyons fall athletic teams continue to find widespread success this season, with its programs performing strong within conference and poised to extend their respective schedules into the postseason.
To say the 2014 football season has been difficult for College of the Canyons would be an understatement. But despite a preseason tragedy and a 2-4 overall record, the Cougars remain in contention for a second-consecutive conference title. They are 1-1 in the National Division, Northern Conference - good for a third-place tie with four games to play.
It's hard to believe that The Master's College men's soccer team was 1-4 a little over a month ago.
BERKELEY (AP) - After back-to-back losses, a season that began with talk of a possible national title at UCLA was in danger of spiraling out of control.
Earlier this fall, the College of the Canyons Athletics department was awarded its first ever Western State Conference (WSC) Supremacy Award for the collective performance of its sports programs during the 2013-14 year.
College of the Canyons inducted five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony Friday night at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.
The College of the Canyons baseball team begins its season today at 2 p.m. against Pierce College at Cougar Field.
Last week, The Master's College women's basketball team improved its winning streak to six games while the men's basketball team continued to battle through its challenging Golden State Athletic Conference schedule.
With just 10 games to go in the regular season, the College of the Canyons men's and women's basketball teams will no doubt start to feel the intensity pick up each time they take the court.
NAIA All-American Steve Karkenny drove in two late runs and picked up a save on the mound as The Master's baseball team made its 2015 season opener a successful one with a 6-3 win over Providence Christian College on Friday evening at Arcadia County Park in Pasadena.
A huge sigh could be heard across the campus of The Master's College on Saturday.
College of the Canyons men's basketball refused to let a leading scorer get them again.
Sometimes progress has to come in baby steps.
There's nothing like a few conference losses to bring a team back down to earth.
This was College of the Canyons women's basketball being College of the Canyons women's basketball.
Finally, after two months of early season tournaments and long road trips, the College of the Canyons men's and women's basketball teams have an idea of what competition in the Western State Conference, South Division will look like this season.
Korey Anderson poured in a career-high 25 points and The Master's College men's basketball team posted a season-best shooting performance in a 92-83 victory over Simpson University last Monday at Bross Court.
If nothing else, College of the Canyons men's basketball just got a taste of what life will be like in conference play this season.
The Master's College men's basketball team could hardly miss from three-point range Wednesday night.
College of the Canyons should have won by 10 points on Wednesday night in its Western State Conference opener against Antelope Valley College at College of the Canyons, according to its head coach Greg Herrick.