Cal State Northridge is one of the rare NCAA Division I universities in the country where athletes don't stick out in class.
With half of the field finalized for the 2010 Women's College World Series, four local softball products have punched their ticket to Oklahoma City, with three more on the fringe and two others on the outside looking in.
Since assuming the head coaching duties for the College of the Canyons track and field team in 1995, Lindie Kane has only seen her athletes come close to a state championship.
Saturday, that all changed.
When former Golden Valley guard Maverick Ahanmisi enrolled in prep school following high school graduation, he had every intention of signing with an NCAA Division I program the following year.
But even he had a hard time envisioning that it would be a Big Ten program.
In 2008, the College of the Canyons football team compiled a 12-1 record and battled to within 10 seconds of a trip to the state title game.
Some might look deep into the well and say it's dried up.
The College of the Canyons baseball team went into its final game of the season on Thursday, hoping to get a win and a chance to go after its third straight Western State Conference championship.
The Cougars got the win, but it wasn't enough to get them a title or into the Southern California Regional playoffs.
Sometimes you have to take a step back in order to move forward.
If the College of the Canyons baseball team wants to three-peat as the Western State Conference, South Division champs, it will have to find a way to rise above the other teams in the conference.
With not much time left in the season, the Cougars have been struggling to win key games and are making it harder on themselves to get that third championship.
After completing one of the finest seasons in College of the Canyons women's basketball history, Ashley Wakefield has found a new home.
Tied for first place in the Western State Conference, South Division, the College of the Canyons baseball team knows there is little room for error.
But surrendering seven early runs to West Los Angeles College made the Cougars' push toward a third straight WSC title that much tougher.
The Master's College baseball team had to swallow a bit of its own medicine on Saturday.
After stunning NAIA No. 9 Point Loma Nazarene University twice earlier in the week in San Diego, the Mustangs were defeated by the Sea Lions 11-3 and 7-4 in a doubleheader at Reese Field.
Among the College of the Canyons softball team's goals this season is the opportunity to host a first-round playoff game.
Home runs helped The Master's College in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday, but the longball hurt TMC in the second game.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Duke is the favorite among the Final Four to win the NCAA title, while Michigan State is a longshot despite its trip to the finals last year, oddsmakers in Las Vegas said Monday.
In a surprise move, The Master's College has hired its former successful women's basketball head coach Ken Sugarman as its new men's head coach.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
It's hard for Valencia graduate Nick Ferry to believe it's all coming to an end soon.
As far as Tuesdays go, The Masters's College baseball team had a pretty good one.
No one knows exactly which eight teams will make their way to Oklahoma City for the 2014 NCAA Women's College World Series.
As the school year begins to wind down, the three remaining competing athletic teams at The Master's College all face a gauntlet of competitions that hold major postseason implications. Over the weekend, TMC baseball swept conference opponent Arizona Christian University, while members of both the men's and women's track teams qualified for the NAIA's Track and Field National Championships.
The College of the Canyons baseball team swept a two-game set against West Los Angeles College with a 8-3 win on Thursday at College of the Canyons.
Things keep getting better for former Valencia standout softball player Madison Shipman.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn't have them.
Through some trials and setbacks, College of the Canyons pitcher J.C. Cloney found that his experiences could be helpful to not only himself, but his teammates as well.
The Master's College women's track and field team produced high marks over the weekend at both the San Francisco Distance Carnival and the Stanford Invitational, while Mustang baseball continued to struggle in GSAC play, and TMC golf finished its season at the Bash at the Beach Tournament in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Saturday's matchup between the College of the Canyons and Santa Ana College softball teams was about as far from a pitchers' duel as you could get.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight reel Kentucky and Aaron Harrison could get used to watching over and over again.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connecticut didn't wait for the final buzzer to beat Florida this time.
NEW YORK (AP) - Richard Pitino held his 3-year-old daughter in his arms as his Minnesota team cut down the net at Madison Square Garden.