Over the years, the College of the Canyons women's basketball team has been so strong at one particular position; another moniker for the squad could be College of the Point Guards.
Nicole Leon-Cal State Bakersfield hoops-Canyon High
The Master's College Men's' basketball is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA in 3-point field goal percentage.
Oregon State was crashing the party and Shane Morales was doing everything he could to make it happen.
The former Valencia High standout has started for the Beavers all year at wide receiver, his success a microcosm of the team as a whole.
It's difficult to say which was more dominant -- the offense or the defense -- as the unbeaten College of the Canyons football team thoroughly manhandled Moorpark College in a National Division, Northern Conference laugher.
COC, its engine kick-started by Hayo Carpenter's game-opening, 95-yard kickoff return, used the momentum of Fred Winborn's three first-quarter touchdowns and a smothering defensive effort to blow past the Raiders 48-3 Saturday night at Cougar Stadium.
At the beginning of the season, many people would have marked the Oct. 11 matchup between the University of Southern California and Arizona State University as a can't-miss game between two teams slated to make runs at the Pac-10 championship.
USC (4-1, 2-1 Pac-10), led by running back Joe McKnight's career best 143 yards and a dominating performance by the defense, easily took care of business Saturday afternoon shutting out the Sun Devils 28-0, dropping the once-swaggering team from Tempe to a 2-4 (1-2 Pac-10) record and continuing their fall from grace after four straight losses.
The roar of the crowd said it all.
On paper, The Master's College's women's basketball team was supposed to lose.
The Master's College men's basketball team's head coach Chuck Martin brought his All-American guard Ryan Zamroz into his office Monday to discuss failure.
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SANTA MARIA -- It is the midpoint of the regular season for the College of the Canyons football team, and the Cougars arrived there with a swagger-inducing unbeaten record.
Tyler Vanderzee's 5-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Michael Edwards with 10 seconds left to play tilted a seesaw battle in the winning direction for Mt. San Antonio College in a battle for the ages against College of the Canyons in the Southern California Football Association Championship.
Mt. SAC place-kicker Jacob Harfman drove home the extra point to give the Mounties a one-point lead.
SANTA MARIA -- It started out like just another day at the office for the workman-like College of the Canyons football team as the Cougars methodically hammered away at Allan Hancock College to take a commanding, four-touchdown halftime lead.
Flat on his back. Three times in a row.
In 2007, three points was all it took for the College of the Canyons to miss out on a chance to play for the Southern California championship.
COC lost to Bakersfield College in overtime 48-45, ending its postseason aspirations and the chance to compete for another state title.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
It's been an eventful couple of weeks at The Master's College. During the first week of August, official practices for the fall sports season began. Since then, Mustangs volleyball has competed in five matches, while the men's and women's soccer teams have been out of state playing against some of the nation's best teams.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame barred four football players from practice and games Friday, announcing an investigation into "suspected academic dishonesty" after allegations surfaced that someone had done course work for them.
While Valencia graduate Jonathan Chang has admitted this week that he's playing some of the most important rounds of golf of his life, it doesn't appear from the outside that he's the least bit intimidated by the moment.
Being an average college freshman is tough.
Valencia graduate Jonathan Chang is right in the thick of things after one day at the U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday in Johns Creek, Ga.
When Steven Borden first signed his letter of intent for the University of Kentucky football team in December 2012, he wasn't rated by any major recruiting websites.
College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business.
Earlier in the week, Valencia graduate Alison Lee talked about how valuable it was simply to make par at the difficult Nassau Country Club for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
Step one is over, and Alison Lee passed it with flying colors on Tuesday at the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
Drew Wolitarsky insists that it's true.
If Alison Lee's goal is to replicate her impressive performance from last year's U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, she's off to a good start this year.
In Santa Clarita, he was Leon the Phenom.
It's no secret the Pac-12 conference will be highlighted by quarterback play this season.
Football fans across the Santa Clarita Valley should have a little bit of familiarity with five names spread around the Pac-12 conference this season.