The College of the Canyons baseball team gave up eight home runs, four in the ninth inning, in a 20-3 loss to Southern California's top-ranked team, visiting Orange Coast College on Friday.
The Master's College that has seen its ups and downs this season, but as the Mustangs (25-12, 15-9) head into the final stretch of its Golden State Athletic Conference season, there are several reasons for The Master's to be confident that its stretch run will produce another playoff contender.
After opening the GSAC season 11-2, the Mustangs hit tough times, losing seven of 11 and dropping to fourth place in their division.
The College of the Canyons baseball team found itself in a familiar situation Thursday.
Pete Goeman is far from the average college student, and it's not only his lofty batting average that sets him apart from the pack.
This season, University of California, Irvine junior infielder Casey Stevenson did something he had not done in years.
In five seasons, he played for five different coaches - three a Saugus, one at the College of the Canyons and another at the UC Irvine.
The Master's College baseball team scored its eighth league win to maintain its spot atop the Golden State Athletic Conference in dramatic fashion Wednesday.
After quick starts from both postseason-bound local hockey teams, the weekend brought an end to both the College of the Canyons' and the Valencia Flyers' playoff runs.
COC began with a 6-5 win over fourth seeded Albany Wednesday in the American Collegiate Hockey Association's Division III National Championship Tournament in Rochester, N.Y., but followed up its opening-round victory with three consecutive losses, including lopsided defeats to Grand Valley State and Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association foe Northern Arizona.
The Master's College experienced an up-and-down season in 2008-09.
On Jan. 6, The Master's College's men's basketball team knocked off NAIA powerhouse Concordia in Irvine in a thrilling 91-86 overtime victory.
Battling perfection is never an easy task, and College of the Canyons had that lesson reinforced Saturday.
Pitching has been the backbone of The Master's College's baseball season, and the Mustangs turned in another solid performance on the hill Thursday to pick up a win against Westmont, 4-2 at home.
College of the Canyons dropped into the consolation bracket at the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division-III National Championships with a 7-2 loss to Grand Valley State Thursday in Rochester, N.Y.
Unbeknownst to many outside of the Southern California hockey scene, College of the Canyons has put together a consistently successful hockey team in only nine years of existence.
Ashley Jaramillo is unique.
She didn't come from one of the college softball factories of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Master's College women's basketball team finished the regular season on a high note Monday night, but just barely.
After Fresno Pacific guard Bricali Cooley sent the game to overtime with a 3-pointer at the buzzer, the Mustangs regained control of the game and edged the Sunbirds 67-63 at Bross Gym.
HOLLYWOOD - After a season of twists and turns and off-the-field adversity, the USC Trojans are ready to move forward under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian and returning starting quarterback junior Cody Kessler.
HOLLYWOOD - Though it came on the backend of Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott's opening statement at Pac-12 Media Day on Wednesday at Paramount Studios, his objection to the notion that student-athletes should be paid was a weighty statement.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
The writing was on the wall for UCLA golfer and Valencia High graduate Alison Lee.
The Master's College's new men's basketball coach isn't even completely moved back into the Santa Clarita Valley yet but he's already hard at work.
It's been an eventful year for The Master's College with some coaching changes, a renovated gym, a conference title and nine NAIA All-Americans.
When it comes to athletics, College of the Canyons takes a lot of pride in being one of the top community college programs in California.
College of the Canyons head football coach Ted Iacenda doesn't lack any ambition when it comes to recruiting.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - UC Irvine's surprise postseason run is done.
Valencia High graduate Madison Shipman may have already begun her professional softball career with the USSSA Pride, but that hasn't stopped others from continuing to award her collegiate excellence.
Valencia graduate Alison Lee helped the United States claim the Curtis Cup victory Sunday, beating Great Britain and Ireland at St. Louis Country Club.
This past weekend, two Santa Clarita natives earned The Master's College men's and women's track team's All-American honors at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama while The Master's College men's basketball team gained depth in the form of a transfer player from Michigan State University.