Cutbacks. The word comes up in almost every aspect of the current American economy and sports are no different at the high school, junior college and collegiate athletic levels. "We have had to make adjustments across the board," said The Master's College athletic director Paul Berry. "The amount it costs to run a program has had to be a adjusted pretty much everywhere. We have had to find ways to raise more funds." The story ...
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. The soon-to-be University of Tennessee senior and Saugus graduate is through five weeks of rehab for a torn labrum in her shoulder and on course to be healthy by the time her senior season starts in February. She did, however, have to pass on an invite to play for the United States women's national team to get ready for her final year with the Lady Volunteers. "It was ...
On Nov. 7, Michael Herrick will finally realize his dream. He will, barring unforseen circumstances, step foot onto the field at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss. as the starting quarterback. But not the way he first dreamt it. Not as the quarterback for the University of Mississippi. As the quarterback at Northern Arizona University. NAU will play Ole Miss that day. Since graduating from Valencia High in 2006 as California's all-time passing yardage leader, Herrick's ...
When The Master's College men's basketball team loses players such as Ryan Zamroz, Jeremy Haggerty and Matt Sowa, people take notice.
The College of the Canyons always has high expectations. This year was no different. For baseball, basketball, softball and football in particular, the tradition associated with the programs will always draw comparisons to teams of the past. Early on, 2008-09 was met with mixed reviews. Once dominance was established and early adversity was overcame, the Cougars raced through the regular season, breaking records and winning top awards in the process. Come postseason, however, many coaches, ...
The sign on the office door reads: "Cougar Strength, Championships Start Here." Inside the office, Robert dos Remedios talks about transformations. The sort of transformations that have helped win championships. dos Remedios, College of the Canyons' strength and conditioning coach since 1998, has helped athletes become, as head football coach Garett Tujague puts it, "beasts." "What I say is have somebody you trust take a picture of you in your skivvies, then when you're done ...
Umpiring has been a passion of Chuck Lyon's since he was in junior high school when he first learned the ins and outs of calling a game. Back then it was more about finding a way to earn a few extra dollars over the summer, but Lyon has stayed in blue ever since, climbing the ranks from Little League to high school to Community College and all the way through the college levels.
It appears that more awards are in order. College of the Canyons right fielder Trevor Bloom, pitcher Trevor McDonald and third baseman Matt Warr have all added to their postseason honors. Bloom was named a Southern California All-American after hitting .378 with nine home runs, 55 RBIs and 45 runs scored this season, having already been named the Western State Conference South Division Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference selection. McDonald, a Valencia ...
It was almost indescribable. On Thursday at 8 p.m. in Oklahoma City, Okla., Saugus graduate and University of Arizona sophomore second baseman Victoria Kemp took the field for the Wildcats against the Florida Gators to begin the 2009 Women's College World Series.
There was almost a bitterness in his voice. Just drafted by the Houston Astros in the 19th round of the June 2004 Major League Baseball Draft, Jared Clark was clearly unflattered. He thought, despite a scholarship to play for one of the nation's perennial baseball powerhouses in Cal State Fullerton, he should have gone higher in the draft. He believed what others were saying about him, touting him as a star in the making. He ...
Brian Belue accomplished two goals Friday. The Saugus High graduate and former College of the Canyons track and field athlete finished seventh Friday in the decathlon at the 2009 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in San Angelo, Tex. for Humboldt State. By finishing in the top eight, Belue is now recognized as an All-American. That was one goal. The other was to break the school's decathlon points record, which he did by ...
Former College of the Canyons decathlete Brian Belue will represent Humboldt State in today's NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field championships.
It all comes down to one final series. University of California, Santa Barbara is fighting to prolong its season, and senior shortstop and Hart graduate Shane Carlson's collegiate career. With an outside chance to make the postseason, the Gauchos (28-21, 10-11) face a monumental task in their season-ending three-game series.
The Master's College's baseball team's season ended Wednesday with a 5-4 loss to Taylor University of Indiana on the second day of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Field 3 Tournament in Mt. Berry, GA.
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.
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.
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.
The College of the Canyons fall season is in full spring, and many sports are seeing success from Santa Clarita Valley high school graduates.