The College of the Canyons football team will host Antelope Valley College in the opening round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs - in a contest known as the Western State Bowl.
There is no outward show of pain.
No grimace or grievance.
With the nation's No. 5 team's quarterback grimacing and squinting on the grass with under three minutes to play in the second quarter Saturday night at the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, a stampede of one kicked up turf right behind him.
BAKERSFIELD - The fastest Cougar on the field Saturday may very well have been College of the Canyons head football coach Garett Tujague, who used surprising foot speed to elude a trio of would-be Gatorade-bucket dumpers in the waning moments of COC's victory over Bakersfield College.
The Master's College Sierra Goff has been named the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Mustangs' women's soccer team to a pair of victories during the week of September 1-7.
The College of the Canyons mens basketball team went from co-champions of the South Division of the Western State Conference in 2006-07 to among its least successful last season.
There's no secret about the College of the Canyons women's basketball program.
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball team was in control the entire time in beating Cerritos College, 25-12, 25-17, 24-26, 25-14.
It was almost a state of shock for the state's No. 2 ranked junior college football team, but College of the Canyons overcame a late deficit to defeat Pasadena City College 42-41 in overtime Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
Even though College of the Canyons committed 23 turnovers, it could not convert on a few late opportunities. They also missed a few key defensive assignments, but still had a chance of at least forcing overtime Saturday afternoon against Moorpark College.
QUARTZ HILL - The preseason No. 1 football team in the nation now owns the distinction being of the top team in the Antelope Valley.
As preseason predictions go, this one's a doozie.
The Golden State Athletic Conference announced that four players from The Master's College Men's Soccer team have received 2008 all-conference honors.
A balanced attack sealed The Master's College women's volleyball win Saturday over Indiana Wesleyan University at Azusa Pacific University.
The Master's College womens volleyball team kicked off its season on Friday.
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.
The fall season is upon us again and for The Master's College and College of the Canyons, it's a chance for their teams to pick up where they left off last year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
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.