It's evident that Josh Gibbs looks back on his high school football experience with a little bit of regret. But he moved on, got better and now the College of the Canyons safety will be playing in a conference many consider to be the class of college football.
Last year, then-junior Jeff Jackson set a new standard for distance running at The Master's College.
It was the perfect ending to a great game for College of the Canyons' defense. As Cougars defensive back Kalen Powell ran back his interception of Fullerton's final pass, COC's Arron Fisher did what he'd been doing throughout the night. He stayed with the play. Following his teammate from midfield - as Powell became swarmed by would-be Hornet tacklers near the 15-yard line - Fisher called for a lateral pitch from Powell and scored the ...
They might have been the most exciting community college football games in the state the last two seasons.
One week ago, College of the Canyons football was stunned by Santa Barbara City College, a team everyone expected it to beat. One week later, the only thing more stunning was how convincingly the team had moved on.
In the cramped office of College of the Canyons head football coach Garett Tujague hangs a white board. On Monday, it was also cramped.
One year ago, The Master's College produced one of the best women's soccer teams in the National Christian College Athletic Association.
The ultimate goal for College of the Canyons' six athletic teams competing this fall - not including football - is a Western State Conference championship.
SANTA BARBARA - A tale of two halves left College of the Canyons football out of time and upset in a 17-14 loss Saturday at Santa Barbara City College. The unranked Vaqueros (1-1) were no doubt underdogs in the contest against the Cougars (1-1), which came into the matchup ranked No. 5 in the state by the California Community College Football Coaches Association.
The College of the Canyons football team took its first step toward a return to the Southern California championship on Saturday, with a 27-17 win over Antelope Valley College at Cougar Stadium.
College of the Canyons head football coach Garett Tujague had a lot to think about as he walked off the Cougar Stadium field Dec. 6.
Problems. That's what College of the Canyons wide receiver Mario Wright and defensive back Josh Gibbs present to opponents.
At a party in the Santa Clarita Valley and at a college some 3,000 miles plus away, two discussions mirrored each other.
With the opening kickoff of the college football season on the horizon, many local products are getting ready to hit the gridiron.
The first football game for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, isn't until Sept. 5, but already 2005 Hart High graduate and senior Rebel wide receiver Ryan Wolfe is raking in honors.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - This game came down to talent, not temperature.
Those expecting to see the No. 4 seed College of the Canyons women's soccer team cruise into the second round of the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs witnessed a completely different series of events.
YORBA LINDA - There were 94 players, 16 coaches, a band, a furry Hornet mascot, a TV crew, two-dozen cheerleaders and a 15-game winning streak dating back to the middle of last season.
The Master's College cross country teams completed another successful season with top-15 finishes at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan. The women's team, coming into the meet ranked seventh nationally, took 14th overall, and the 15th-ranked men finished 15th in the 32-team fields. "All in all a great day for both teams, both squads," said Mustangs head coach Zach Schroeder. "We're really happy with how we ran." But it could ...
The Master's College Lady Mustangs soccer team stalled on offense and never got started on Saturday at Reese Field.
The Master's College cross country teams completed another successful season with top-15 finishes at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan. The women's team, coming into the meet ranked seventh nationally, took 14th overall, and the 15th-ranked men finished 15th in the 32-team fields. "All in all a great day for both teams, both squads," said Mustangs head coach Zach Schroeder. "We're really happy with how we ran." ...
If you need any evidence of the amount of female soccer talent in the Santa Clarita Valley, look no further than College of the Canyons.
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball team can call itself conference champions for the first time in 13 years.
The Master's College Mustangs men's basketball team couldn't overcome a sloppy first half, losing 68-56 to the Claremont Mudd Scripps Stags at Bross Court on Tuesday.
"Lance Poole is the epitome of College of the Canyons football."
Four Fall Sports will be in action on Saturday, November 23rd as they pursue National Championships:
A day after falling 34-29 to a 3-7 Allan Hancock in its regular season finale on Saturday, the College of the Canyons football team received news of its playoff fate.
SANTA MARIA - As toe stubs go, this one was big.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California's surge under interim coach Ed Orgeron has swallowed up No. 5 Stanford.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Oakland Golden Grizzlies hope that taking their lumps early in the season will pay off when they eventually get to the Horizon League part of their schedule.