This season, University of California, Irvine junior infielder Casey Stevenson did something he had not done in years.
In five seasons, he played for five different coaches - three a Saugus, one at the College of the Canyons and another at the UC Irvine.
The Master's College baseball team scored its eighth league win to maintain its spot atop the Golden State Athletic Conference in dramatic fashion Wednesday.
After quick starts from both postseason-bound local hockey teams, the weekend brought an end to both the College of the Canyons' and the Valencia Flyers' playoff runs.
COC began with a 6-5 win over fourth seeded Albany Wednesday in the American Collegiate Hockey Association's Division III National Championship Tournament in Rochester, N.Y., but followed up its opening-round victory with three consecutive losses, including lopsided defeats to Grand Valley State and Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association foe Northern Arizona.
The Master's College experienced an up-and-down season in 2008-09.
On Jan. 6, The Master's College's men's basketball team knocked off NAIA powerhouse Concordia in Irvine in a thrilling 91-86 overtime victory.
Battling perfection is never an easy task, and College of the Canyons had that lesson reinforced Saturday.
Pitching has been the backbone of The Master's College's baseball season, and the Mustangs turned in another solid performance on the hill Thursday to pick up a win against Westmont, 4-2 at home.
College of the Canyons dropped into the consolation bracket at the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division-III National Championships with a 7-2 loss to Grand Valley State Thursday in Rochester, N.Y.
Unbeknownst to many outside of the Southern California hockey scene, College of the Canyons has put together a consistently successful hockey team in only nine years of existence.
Ashley Jaramillo is unique.
She didn't come from one of the college softball factories of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Master's College women's basketball team finished the regular season on a high note Monday night, but just barely.
After Fresno Pacific guard Bricali Cooley sent the game to overtime with a 3-pointer at the buzzer, the Mustangs regained control of the game and edged the Sunbirds 67-63 at Bross Gym.
You couldn't ask for more drama from The Master's College men's basketball team.
The Mustangs solidified their trip to the conference tournament Monday night, defeating the Golden State Athletic Conference's No. 1 ranked-Fresno Pacific 75-70 at Bross Gym.
The College of the Canyons' women's basketball team edged out Mt. San Jacinto Friday night at the Cougar Cage 81-77 in the Southern California South Region Semifinals.
Close throughout, the lead was never more than seven points as the Cougars (24-8) were able to keep the tempo up and knock their free throws down late in the game.
The thought of starting something new can be daunting.
For University of Oregon sophomore basketball player Tatianna Thomas, all it took was a first step.
Excitement. Reality. Confusion. Frustration.
Those were the four stages experienced by Canyon High graduate Matt Warr in one year.
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.
It wasn't broke.
When College of the Canyons men's basketball head coach Howard Fisher talked about his team in early November, the 13th-year coach said this is perhaps the most diverse team he's had in his time with the program.
Between postseason honors and early season winning streaks, it was a busy week for The Master's College's athletic programs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jameis Winston left voters no choice but to give him the Heisman Trophy. And like every other Florida State victory this season, it was a blowout.
The Master's College men's basketball team kept its hot start to the 2013 season rolling, downing visiting Bethesda University of Anaheim 71-60 on Saturday night at Bross Gym.