There is no outward show of pain.
No grimace or grievance.
With the nation's No. 5 team's quarterback grimacing and squinting on the grass with under three minutes to play in the second quarter Saturday night at the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, a stampede of one kicked up turf right behind him.
BAKERSFIELD - The fastest Cougar on the field Saturday may very well have been College of the Canyons head football coach Garett Tujague, who used surprising foot speed to elude a trio of would-be Gatorade-bucket dumpers in the waning moments of COC's victory over Bakersfield College.
The Master's College Sierra Goff has been named the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Mustangs' women's soccer team to a pair of victories during the week of September 1-7.
The College of the Canyons mens basketball team went from co-champions of the South Division of the Western State Conference in 2006-07 to among its least successful last season.
There's no secret about the College of the Canyons women's basketball program.
The College of the Canyons women's volleyball team was in control the entire time in beating Cerritos College, 25-12, 25-17, 24-26, 25-14.
It was almost a state of shock for the state's No. 2 ranked junior college football team, but College of the Canyons overcame a late deficit to defeat Pasadena City College 42-41 in overtime Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
Even though College of the Canyons committed 23 turnovers, it could not convert on a few late opportunities. They also missed a few key defensive assignments, but still had a chance of at least forcing overtime Saturday afternoon against Moorpark College.
QUARTZ HILL - The preseason No. 1 football team in the nation now owns the distinction being of the top team in the Antelope Valley.
As preseason predictions go, this one's a doozie.
The Golden State Athletic Conference announced that four players from The Master's College Men's Soccer team have received 2008 all-conference honors.
A balanced attack sealed The Master's College women's volleyball win Saturday over Indiana Wesleyan University at Azusa Pacific University.
The Master's College womens volleyball team kicked off its season on Friday.
The Master's College had seven of its ten athletic teams named 2007-08 scholar teams by The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
The College of the Canyons softball team dropped its first game against host College of the Desert 6-1 on Saturday.
The Master's College Mustangs baseball team was eliminated from the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday after losing its first game 1-0 in 11 innings to Vanguard and its second 6-3 to Westmont.
The College of the Canyons baseball team's postseason came to an abrupt end on Tuesday with its 6-5 loss at East Los Angeles College.
Last week was very eventful for The Master's College athletics as its men's and women's track and field teams posted quality marks at the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships, the baseball team tried for a second consecutive conference championship title, and the men's basketball team gained a new head coach.
All they wanted to do was get into the playoffs.
Belief is a pretty big thing.
Sunday will be a memorable day for Valencia graduate Alison Lee for a lot of different reasons.
The Master's College baseball team spit its doubleheader against Westmont on Saturday, winning the first game 2-0 and then dropping the next 8-4.
This is a good time of year for College of the Canyons softball.
In a surprise move, The Master's College has hired its former successful women's basketball head coach Ken Sugarman as its new men's head coach.