When a powerhouse Westmont team came into town on Wednesday, The Master's College Lady Mustangs soccer team knew that it would have to be at its best in order to grab a win.
The Master's College women's soccer team fell to 6th-ranked Vanguard 1-0 in double overtime Wednesday night in La Mirada.
After Saturday's 44-23 road victory over rival Ventura College, College of the Canyons football players engaged in the usual post-game routine.
VENTURA - Up by a touchdown entering the third quarter of Saturday night's contest at rival Ventura College, College of the Canyons football players could be heard repeating a single word in anticipation of the second half kickoff.
It's no secret that football can be a game of seemingly arbitrary momentum swings, and Saturday night's contest at College of the Canyons between the host Cougars and visiting Antelope Valley College only served to solidify that dogma.
This was the game circled on College of the Canyons' calendar.
The fall sports at The Master's College are in the thick of their conference schedules. Last week, women's soccer and volleyball notched impressive victories over nationally ranked GSAC opponents, while the men's soccer team continues to look for its first conference win. Cross country enters next Saturday's Vanguard Invitational with lofty national rankings.
It is halfway through the regular season, and the College of the Canyons football team is riding a four-game winning streak thanks to the defensive hammerlock it put on Bakersfield College at Cougar Stadium on Saturday night.
One wasn't sure she wanted to continue her soccer career after graduating from Hart.
The Master's College women's volleyball team picked up its first couple of Golden State Athletic Conference wins last week and the men's soccer team earned its first win overall this season. Meanwhile, women's soccer and the cross country teams continue to secure spots in national rankings.
PASADENA – Granted, it wasn't College of the Canyons football's stiffest competition and the Cougars have their two-quarterback system. But Jake Dashnaw certainly played like he wants to be the Cougars' only starting quarterback on Saturday night.
It was a busy week all around for The Master's College athletics, with the cross country team hosting a meet while three other sports were in action.
The great unknown prior to kickoff of the College of the Canyons home opener versus College of the Desert was not whether COC's defense could stop the football.
Last week, The Master's College men's golf program opened their season at the Mid-South Invitational, the women's soccer team won and the women's volleyball team earned a No. 22 ranking from the NAIA.
2013 proved to be another exciting year for The Master's College Athletic Department. Across the board, the student-athletes of TMC produced some of the most memorable moments in school history.
Ilya Ilyayev went off for 33 points to lead an efficient offensive effort by College of the Canyons men's basketball on Saturday night in the Cougar Holiday Classic semifinals.
HOUSTON (AP) - Minnesota coach Jerry Kill wanted to do something to spark his team in the second half of the Texas Bowl against Syracuse on Friday night.
At this point in the season when things hit a lull, College of the Canyons men's basketball will take any kind of win it can get.
A final note on College of the Canyons' 2013 football season shows just how good the year was for the Cougars.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Utah State allowed two 100-yard rushers all season long.
The thought crossed his mind.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Winter of Winston continues for Florida State's redshirt freshman quarterback.
At the conclusion of the fall sports season, The Master's College Mustangs currently ranks sixth in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, the list of the nation's best NAIA athletic programs.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Southern California wrapped up its rocky season by rolling over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Another dramatic college football regular season has come to a close, but multiple Santa Clarita Valley talents are still watching tape and taking practice licks in preparation for this year's slate of postseason bowl games.
NEW YORK (AP) - It was an average performance from Jabari Parker, and it drew praise worthy of another stellar effort by the Duke freshman.
College of the Canyons defensive lineman Antonio Guy was named one of the top community college players in the state.
The next head football coach at College of the Canyons will be its current one.
Former Valencia Vikings standout Brock Vereen saved his best season for last as a Minnesota Golden Gopher, and Big Ten coaches took notice.