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.
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Mike Stuart is a Santa Clarita Valley parent who has paid for five of his kids to go to college.
Brian Kernochan returned to his role as a starter and pitched his best game of the season for College of the Canyons on Saturday.
In his first start since leaving the closer role, Kernochan pitched six scoreless, one-hit innings to lead the Cougars to a 7-0 Western State Conference victory over Glendale at COC.
Facing the top team in the Golden State Athletic Conference, the last thing The Master's College baseball team wanted was to play from behind.
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Arizona spent eight weeks as the nation's top-ranked team and ran off 21 straight victories.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - First yet again this season, the Florida Gators want more. Much more.
It was a short, but impactful, week in The Master's College Athletic Department. The women's basketball team prematurely ended its season in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament on Wednesday, while Mustangs baseball struggled to hold onto first place in the Golden State Athletic Conference in its series against San Diego Christian College.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jordan Adams scored 19 points and UCLA beat Stephen F. Austin 77-60 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - It took a program stocked with NBA prospects to finally end Wichita State's perfect run.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert, held scoreless in the first half, hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse to earn a spot in the Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jordan Adams had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Norman Powell scored 15 points in his hometown to lead fourth-seeded UCLA to a 76-59 victory over 13th-seeded Tulsa on Friday night, spoiling the NCAA tournament head coaching debut of Danny Manning.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Lawrence Alexander hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left to force overtime and freshman Carlin Dupree scored four points in the final 75 seconds for No. 12 seed North Dakota State.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Now that Cal Poly has gotten its first NCAA victory out of the way, why stop at one?
For the second year in a row, The Master's College women's basketball team entered the national tournament with high hopes only to see them come crashing down much earlier than expected.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Golden Valley graduate and Minnesota senior guard Maverick Ahanmisi scored a career-high 21 points, and Minnesota moved on in the National Invitation Tournament with an 88-81 victory over High Point on Tuesday.
Even though last week was spring break at The Master's College, the Mustangs were hard at work setting new personal bests on the track, playing for conference tournament titles on the basketball court, and taking on conference rivals on the baseball diamond.
It was only a routine summer league high school basketball tournament, but Megan Lindsley wasn't letting up a bit.
The surprises start right at the top of the NCAA tournament bracket: Virginia is a No. 1 seed.