They might have been the most exciting community college football games in the state the last two seasons.
One week ago, College of the Canyons football was stunned by Santa Barbara City College, a team everyone expected it to beat.
One week later, the only thing more stunning was how convincingly the team had moved on.
In the cramped office of College of the Canyons head football coach Garett Tujague hangs a white board.
On Monday, it was also cramped.
One year ago, The Master's College produced one of the best women's soccer teams in the National Christian College Athletic Association.
The ultimate goal for College of the Canyons' six athletic teams competing this fall - not including football - is a Western State Conference championship.
SANTA BARBARA - A tale of two halves left College of the Canyons football out of time and upset in a 17-14 loss Saturday at Santa Barbara City College.
The unranked Vaqueros (1-1) were no doubt underdogs in the contest against the Cougars (1-1), which came into the matchup ranked No. 5 in the state by the California Community College Football Coaches Association.
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.
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.
The Master's College baseball team was eliminated from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Baseball Championship Opening Round after its 2-0 loss to Vanguard on Tuesday.
The ill-timed slump continued for The Master's College baseball on Monday.
It is officially the postseason for The Master's College baseball team as the squad begins its pursuit for a national title today in the 2014 NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round.
College of the Canyons softball needed a big turnaround on Sunday in order to keep its playoff run alive.
The Master's College hired Allan Vince as the next women's volleyball head coach, while the men's baseball team faced a bittersweet week by being sent home early from the conference tournament, but earning a trove of All-conference honors along the way.
The College of the Canyons softball team dropped its first game against host College of the Desert 6-1 on Saturday.