How does a hockey team make up for a disappointing showing at the national championship tournament?
Don't count out The Master's College baseball team.
Over the weekend, the College of the Canyons baseball team lost to Los Angeles Valley College in the bottom of the ninth inning in both teams' Western State Conference opener.
In baseball, the No. 4 spot in the batting order has been home to many of the best hitters at all levels.
Two junior soccer players just had a big weight taken off their shoulders.
According to College of the Canyons women's head basketball coach Greg Herrick, this is the most important time of the year.
And both Cougar hoops teams are entrenched in it.
After rough seasons that saw The Master's College's men's and women's basketball teams fall short of national-tournament aspirations, both squads are already gearing up for next year.
Both teams fell in the quarterfinals of their respective Golden State Athletic Conference's postseason tournaments - the men's team lost 80-56 at Azusa Pacific on March 1, and the women's team fell 81-56 to Biola in La Mirada on March 3.
The rain delayed The Master's College baseball team on Saturday, but the Mustangs' defense held off Vanguard College for a 3-2 win at Reese Field.
The College of the Canyons baseball team may have unlimited potential with its swing.
College of the Canyons baseball had only played two games in 15 days leading up to its meeting with Allan Hancock College.
In both of those contests, the Cougars won in the final innings.
AZUSA - The Master's College men's basketball team found out just how hard it is to beat a squad three times in a season on Thursday in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
Despite two previous wins, the Mustangs' woes on offense resulted in an 80-56 loss to Azusa Pacific University in Azusa.
Through 18 years and 12 Western State Conference titles, College of the Canyons head women's basketball coach Greg Herrick has churned out some of the state's best players.
Most of them have been point guards.
The Master's College senior forward Dean Hadley has one goal for tonight's game against Azusa Pacific University in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Tournament.
It's just not what one might think.
The College of the Canyons women's basketball team has been overcoming a slow start all season.
But on Saturday, the Cougars couldn't get past an early double-digit deficit and fell 68-66 to Los Angeles Trade Tech College in the first round of the Southern California Regionals for the California Community College Athletic Association.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Kyle Anderson had 21 points and 15 points, Jordan Adams hit a huge 3-pointer in the final minute, and UCLA outlasted No. 4 Arizona 75-71 in a spirited Pac-12 championship game on Saturday.
This wasn't where Nick Korth thought he'd be when he graduated Hart High School five years ago.
Former Valencia standout Madison Shipman is one of 30 seniors in contention for the Senior CLASS Award in NCAA Division I softball.
The Master's College and Chuck Martin both believed that the men's basketball head coaching job was a balancing act.
The Master's College women's basketball team learned on Wednesday that they will be a No. 2 seed in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Tournament.
There was no charm in The Master's College's third meeting with Hope International at Vanguard University.
On the heels of one of the most impressive basketball seasons in College of the Canyons history, sophomore Keke Mathews earned two major honors this week.
The Master's College women's basketball will play live on regional television tonight.
Last week, the men's and women's basketball teams at The Master's College battled through the first portion of postseason, while Mustangs men's golf competed in its annual home tournament, the TMC Spring Invitational. Finally, baseball hosted Westmont in its first conference series since late February
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - UCLA coach Steve Alford showed up at his postgame news conference Sunday night without a jacket. He said he removed it at halftime while dressing down his team for a poor first-half effort.
After Saturday's regular-season finale against Hope International, The Master's College basketball programs now look to the postseason. In addition, Mustangs baseball won its series against Menlo College, while men's golf prepares for its annual home tournament, the TMC Spring Invitational.
PASADENA - The No. 13 seed College of the Canyons women's basketball team went scoreless for the final five minutes of the first half and never recovered, as the Cougars lost to No. 4 Pasadena City College 77-59 in the second round of the California Community College Athletic Associations Southern California Regional Playoffs on Saturday night at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium.
The Master's College women's basketball is right where it wants to be at this point in the season.
Even in the good years, College of the Canyons baseball takes a little bit of time to hit its stride.