In a rare week where all of the competing The Master's College teams were faced with road contests, the Mustangs had plenty of opportunities to make a statement to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics that they belong among the nation's best.
GLENDORA - It was last man standing in a mistake-riddled, non-conference football matchup between College of the Canyons and Citrus College on Saturday night.
After one of its most successful overall athletics seasons on record in 2013-14, College of the Canyons was given the Western State Conference Supremacy Award.
What a difference a week makes.
The cross country program at College of the Canyons may as well be a Santa Clarita Valley all-star team.
It's been a difficult couple of weeks for the College of the Canyons football team, culminating in a lopsided loss to Mt. San Antonio College in the season opener Saturday night at Cougar Stadium.
PASADENA (AP) - Brett Hundley passed for 396 yards and three touchdowns, Paul Perkins rushed for two scores and No. 11 UCLA survived a fourth-quarter scare for a 42-35 victory over Memphis on Saturday night.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Andre Heidari kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal with 2:30 remaining, J.R. Tavai forced a fumble to end Stanford's comeback bid and No. 14 Southern California held off the No. 13 Cardinal 13-10 Saturday.
Football players were already stirring around the College of the Canyons campus at 8 a.m. on Aug. 23 - exactly two weeks before the Cougars' 2014 season opener against Mt. San Antonio College.
There were always expectations.
Potential was a word that used to get thrown around a lot with players like Tim White and Earl Johnson.
Coming into Wednesday's match against Pomona-Pitzer, The Master's College women's soccer team hadn't been able to score in the first 20 minutes of its first four games of the season.
The college football season is off to a rough start for some of the Santa Clarita Valley's most prominent college football players.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - UCLA running back and Valencia High graduate Steven Manfro left the practice field on a cart Tuesday after apparently injuring his knee.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
College of the Canyons was the most successful community college cross country program in California this year.
At this time last year, College of the Canyons football players had zero offers to play at the next level.
It's hard to imagine a more exciting three days for The Master's College women's basketball team.
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team started the weekend with a milestone victory and then saw it end with an agonizing defeat, as the Cougars posted back-to-back wins before eventually losing in the championship game of the 15th annual Moorpark College Classic
What a week it has been for The Master's College women's basketball team.
The Master's College men's basketball team's woes continue, but it's not for a lack of trying.
College of the Canyons women's and men's soccer teams received a slew of all-conference honors this week with the biggest coming in the form of a Player of the Year nod for one Cougar.
Only two days after a buzzer-beating 3-pointer gave The Master's College women's basketball team a dramatic win over National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics No. 11-ranked Westmont, the Mustangs were right back in the fire against NAIA No. 3 Vanguard.
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team helped give one of the most successful coaches in Santa Clarita Valley history a milestone victory.
For most teams, college football season is over.
When Greg Herrick leads the College of the Canyons women's basketball team into action on Friday, he will do so with an opportunity to enhance his already impressive resume simply by doing something his teams have already done 499 times.
The Master's College athletic program had three teams in action last week.
For College of the Canyons head coach Ted Iacenda, the Cougars that made the Southern California Football Association All-Conference team for the National Division, Northern Conference represent what Canyons football is all about.
SYLMAR - The Master's College men's basketball erased a double-digit, second-half deficit.
Alison Lee's journey to the professional golf ranks appears to be in its final stretch.