The College of the Canyons always has high expectations.
The sign on the office door reads: "Cougar Strength, Championships Start Here."
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.
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.
Brian Belue accomplished two goals Friday.
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.
Michael Kraynak's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning capped a late rally as Taylor of Indiana came from behind to beat The Master's College 4-3 Tuesday morning in the first game of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Field 3 Tournament in Mt. Berry, GA.
Point Loma Nazarene's Andrew Bovich demonstrated Tuesday afternoon why he was named the 2009 Golden State Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year, tossing eight innings of shutout ball as the conference's top-seeded team went on to blank The Master's College 4-0 on the second day of the GSAC Tournament in San Diego.
There could not be a better place for inspiration.
The mere thought of Hawai'i brings to mind images of beautiful beaches and jungle foliage of greens, pinks and oranges.
Success or failure?
That's the question still lingering in the air above Cougar Stadium like a lofty, end-over-end punt as the College of the Canyons football team runs through spring drills in preparation for the 2009 campaign.
It was almost as if Lauren Rose and Ashley Imperial were cans of lima beans, positioned deep in the cupboard behind the cookies.
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.
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.