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.
Kris Rincon faced the realization that so many big-time high school athletes face once they reach college. There are other big-time athletes and even more bigger-time athletes.
College of the Canyons women's basketball parlayed its defense into offense and won 109-42 Saturday at home against Los Angeles Valley College.
Los Angeles Valley College held off College of the Canyons in a back and forth battle 87-76 on the Cougars home court Saturday.
Athletics are great for teaching life lessons. But perhaps the best lessons come when athletics are taken away.
On a night when the chant of "Defense!" echoed through Bross gym during every San Diego Christian possession, it was fitting that a pair of steals helped key a 60-58 for The Master's College mens basketball team. But aggressiveness on offense helped, too. Thomas Millar hit the game-winning layup with 1.6 seconds left when the Mustangs pushed the ball up the court after a made 3-pointer.
The Master's College womens basketball team emphatically got back in the win column on Saturday night at Bross Gym, beating San Diego Christian College 76-41 and breaking its five-game losing streak. The Mustangs (11-11, 6-7) did not allow the Hawks (4-17, 1-12) a basket for nearly 10 minutes, scoring 25 unanswered points at the end of the first half and into the second half.
Down the stretch they come. Two wounded Mustangs in the final leg of two separate races. With eight games left in each of their seasons, The Master's College's men's and women's teams are in danger of missing the NAIA National Tournament. Flip the calendar page back to this time in January and that wasn't the case. On Jan. 6, the men were 11-3 and ranked 20th in the NAIA top 25. The women were 8-5 ...
College of the Canyons women's basketball remained perfect in Western State Conference play Wednesday night with a 91-30 win over Bakersfield College at home.
After being swept this past weekend in a three game series, The Master's College baseball team received good news Monday.
The Master's College Mustangs golf and track and field teams displayed strong midseason performances, while the baseball team was scorched in the desert by Arizona Christian.
The College of the Canyons track and field teams were idle this week, but the men's golf, softball and baseball teams saw plenty of action during the college's spring break. Men's Golf The top-ranked COC men's golf team travelled to the par-72 Santa Maria Country Club, where the team carded a 7-over, 367 for the team's sixth Western State Conference tournament victory. The Cougars, who hold a 36-0 record in conference play, beat out second-place ...
It was another impressive week for The Master's College's track and field team as multiple athletes posted qualifying marks for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championships on Saturday.
After Saturday's doubleheader, The Master's College baseball head coach Monte Brooks asked a question.
Alex Bishop could have been one of those stories of high school athletic success that never amounted to anything more.
Vanguard University had a second try at figuring out A.J. Work, The Master's College baseball teams' ace, on Friday.
The Master's College baseball team has only nine Golden State Athletic Conference games standing between it and its first GSAC title since 2003.
It was an action-packed week for several sports on campus at College of the Canyons this week as many teams try to continue successful seasons.
For The Master's College's Steven Karkenny, it was an easy decision.
IRVINE - The biggest roadblock between NAIA No. 5 The Master's College baseball team and its first Golden State Athletic Conference championship since 2003 may be No. 13 Concordia University.
The Master's College baseball reached its highest national ranking in school history.