The College of the Canyons always has high expectations. This year was no different. For baseball, basketball, softball and football in particular, the tradition associated with the programs will always draw comparisons to teams of the past. Early on, 2008-09 was met with mixed reviews. Once dominance was established and early adversity was overcame, the Cougars raced through the regular season, breaking records and winning top awards in the process. Come postseason, however, many coaches, ...
The sign on the office door reads: "Cougar Strength, Championships Start Here." Inside the office, Robert dos Remedios talks about transformations. The sort of transformations that have helped win championships. dos Remedios, College of the Canyons' strength and conditioning coach since 1998, has helped athletes become, as head football coach Garett Tujague puts it, "beasts." "What I say is have somebody you trust take a picture of you in your skivvies, then when you're done ...
Umpiring has been a passion of Chuck Lyon's since he was in junior high school when he first learned the ins and outs of calling a game. Back then it was more about finding a way to earn a few extra dollars over the summer, but Lyon has stayed in blue ever since, climbing the ranks from Little League to high school to Community College and all the way through the college levels.
It appears that more awards are in order. College of the Canyons right fielder Trevor Bloom, pitcher Trevor McDonald and third baseman Matt Warr have all added to their postseason honors. Bloom was named a Southern California All-American after hitting .378 with nine home runs, 55 RBIs and 45 runs scored this season, having already been named the Western State Conference South Division Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference selection. McDonald, a Valencia ...
It was almost indescribable. On Thursday at 8 p.m. in Oklahoma City, Okla., Saugus graduate and University of Arizona sophomore second baseman Victoria Kemp took the field for the Wildcats against the Florida Gators to begin the 2009 Women's College World Series.
There was almost a bitterness in his voice. Just drafted by the Houston Astros in the 19th round of the June 2004 Major League Baseball Draft, Jared Clark was clearly unflattered. He thought, despite a scholarship to play for one of the nation's perennial baseball powerhouses in Cal State Fullerton, he should have gone higher in the draft. He believed what others were saying about him, touting him as a star in the making. He ...
Brian Belue accomplished two goals Friday. The Saugus High graduate and former College of the Canyons track and field athlete finished seventh Friday in the decathlon at the 2009 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in San Angelo, Tex. for Humboldt State. By finishing in the top eight, Belue is now recognized as an All-American. That was one goal. The other was to break the school's decathlon points record, which he did by ...
Former College of the Canyons decathlete Brian Belue will represent Humboldt State in today's NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field championships.
It all comes down to one final series. University of California, Santa Barbara is fighting to prolong its season, and senior shortstop and Hart graduate Shane Carlson's collegiate career. With an outside chance to make the postseason, the Gauchos (28-21, 10-11) face a monumental task in their season-ending three-game series.
The Master's College's baseball team's season ended Wednesday with a 5-4 loss to Taylor University of Indiana on the second day of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Field 3 Tournament in Mt. Berry, GA.
Michael Kraynak's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning capped a late rally as Taylor of Indiana came from behind to beat The Master's College 4-3 Tuesday morning in the first game of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Field 3 Tournament in Mt. Berry, GA.
Point Loma Nazarene's Andrew Bovich demonstrated Tuesday afternoon why he was named the 2009 Golden State Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year, tossing eight innings of shutout ball as the conference's top-seeded team went on to blank The Master's College 4-0 on the second day of the GSAC Tournament in San Diego.
There could not be a better place for inspiration. The mere thought of Hawai'i brings to mind images of beautiful beaches and jungle foliage of greens, pinks and oranges.
Success or failure? That's the question still lingering in the air above Cougar Stadium like a lofty, end-over-end punt as the College of the Canyons football team runs through spring drills in preparation for the 2009 campaign.
It was almost as if Lauren Rose and Ashley Imperial were cans of lima beans, positioned deep in the cupboard behind the cookies.
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.
The Master's College Mustangs men's basketball team defeated the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 71-70 Tuesday at TMC.
It was full-speed ahead for the College of the Canyons football team as the Cougars won their eighth game in a row in a bare-knuckle defensive battle versus National Division, Northern Conference rival Cerritos College.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Freshman linebacker Myles Jack played offense, too, rushing for 120 yards on six carries, including a 66-yard touchdown run to help No. 16 UCLA beat Arizona 31-26 Saturday night.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - As soon as Nelson Agholor raced through the California punt coverage unit for a touchdown the first time Southern California touched the ball, he knew the Trojans would have a shot at another return touchdown.
Budget cuts and limited resources aside, College of the Canyons is still figuring out how to be successful across the board in athletics.