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.
Saugus graduate Nick Delio shot a 2-under 69 Sunday to finish tied for eighth at the Southern California Golf Association Amateur Championship at Wilshire Country Club.
Tiffany Huff's offseason has been about recovery.
On Nov. 7, Michael Herrick will finally realize his dream.
When The Master's College men's basketball team loses players such as Ryan Zamroz, Jeremy Haggerty and Matt Sowa, people take notice.
The College of the Canyons always has high expectations.
The sign on the office door reads: "Cougar Strength, Championships Start Here."
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.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky and its freshmen to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
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.