The College of the Canyons spring semester starts in less than a week, and with it so too begins the start of the college's spring sports seasons.
It was a rough week for The Master's College women's basketball team as the Lady Mustangs dropped two games to Golden State Athletic Conference opponents.
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.
With their various appearances in conference tournaments and championship meets in the books, The Master's College's baseball team, men's golf team, and track and field teams all set their sights on their respective appearances in the upcoming NAIA National tournaments and championship meets.
College of the Canyons softball was swept out of the postseason on Sunday after losing 11-8 to the Cerritos Falcons in the second game of a CCCAA Southern California Regional playoff series at COC.
There's something to be said for momentum.
College of the Canyons softball is down.
Saugus High graduate and UC San Diego junior pitcher Justin Donatella hadn't seen anything like it this whole season.
They'd done it.
Hopefully fans of The Master's College baseball team arrived at TMC before the second inning Thursday.
The College of the Canyons women's track and field team has been crowned Western State Conference champions for the first time in school history after a runaway first-place finish at Friday's conference championship meet at Santa Barbara City College.
Saugus High graduate Karis Frankian stole the show for The Master's College women's track and field team at the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships at Westmont College on Friday and Saturday.
The Master's College baseball team clinched its second outright Golden State Athletic Conference championship in three years on Saturday afternoon in the second to last game of the season.
Last week, four members of the College of the Canyons women's volleyball program signed their National Letters of Intent, with sophomores Serena LeDuff, Kaitlyn Reiner, Keirstyn Anderson and Lauren Underwood each receiving scholarships to continue their playing careers at four-year schools.
Last week, The Master's College men's golf team won the CAL PAC/GSAC Conference Championship and punched its ticket to the NAIA National Championship Tournament. Mustang baseball dropped its series against Westmont College over the weekend, but was awarded the chance to host next month's NAIA Opening Round Tournament. And finally, TMC's men's and women's track and field teams prepare for this weekend's Golden State Athletic Conference Championships at Westmont College in Santa Barbara.
Despite a great pitching performance by freshman Cy Scott, the College of the Canyons baseball team wasn't able to hang on to a late two-run lead on Saturday afternoon.
The College of the Canyons track and field team had several strong performances at the annual Mt. SAC Relays this past weekend in Walnut, with the Cougars using the event as a final tune up before the start of the crucial Western State Conference, SoCal Regional and State Championship meets.
The Master's College men's track and field team traveled down the coast for the Mangrum Invitational in San Marcos this past weekend, resulting in a new school record, a freshman record and an individual title.