Cal State Northridge is one of the rare NCAA Division I universities in the country where athletes don't stick out in class.
With half of the field finalized for the 2010 Women's College World Series, four local softball products have punched their ticket to Oklahoma City, with three more on the fringe and two others on the outside looking in.
Since assuming the head coaching duties for the College of the Canyons track and field team in 1995, Lindie Kane has only seen her athletes come close to a state championship.
Saturday, that all changed.
When former Golden Valley guard Maverick Ahanmisi enrolled in prep school following high school graduation, he had every intention of signing with an NCAA Division I program the following year.
But even he had a hard time envisioning that it would be a Big Ten program.
In 2008, the College of the Canyons football team compiled a 12-1 record and battled to within 10 seconds of a trip to the state title game.
Some might look deep into the well and say it's dried up.
The College of the Canyons baseball team went into its final game of the season on Thursday, hoping to get a win and a chance to go after its third straight Western State Conference championship.
The Cougars got the win, but it wasn't enough to get them a title or into the Southern California Regional playoffs.
Sometimes you have to take a step back in order to move forward.
If the College of the Canyons baseball team wants to three-peat as the Western State Conference, South Division champs, it will have to find a way to rise above the other teams in the conference.
With not much time left in the season, the Cougars have been struggling to win key games and are making it harder on themselves to get that third championship.
After completing one of the finest seasons in College of the Canyons women's basketball history, Ashley Wakefield has found a new home.
Tied for first place in the Western State Conference, South Division, the College of the Canyons baseball team knows there is little room for error.
But surrendering seven early runs to West Los Angeles College made the Cougars' push toward a third straight WSC title that much tougher.
The Master's College baseball team had to swallow a bit of its own medicine on Saturday.
After stunning NAIA No. 9 Point Loma Nazarene University twice earlier in the week in San Diego, the Mustangs were defeated by the Sea Lions 11-3 and 7-4 in a doubleheader at Reese Field.
Among the College of the Canyons softball team's goals this season is the opportunity to host a first-round playoff game.
Home runs helped The Master's College in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday, but the longball hurt TMC in the second game.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Duke is the favorite among the Final Four to win the NCAA title, while Michigan State is a longshot despite its trip to the finals last year, oddsmakers in Las Vegas said Monday.
Last week, The Master's College saw its men's and women's basketball fall to Westmont College on the road only to rebound with victories over San Diego Christian in El Cajon. Baseball continued its strong start by winning its series against Simpson University and San Diego Christian.
Shawn Kolani scored 30 points as the suddenly red-hot College of the Canyons women's basketball team breached the century mark for the first time this season in a blowout victory.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Travis Wear's putback with 5.3 seconds to go gave UCLA a 70-68 victory over slumping Oregon on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was once a time when it was almost impossible to beat UCLA on its home court.
The Master's College men's basketball team lost in paint, as three Biola University post players scored in double-figures en route to an 80-66 Eagle win at The Master's College Saturday Night.
Old rivals die hard, and such was the case with the visiting Biola Eagles women's basketball team visiting The Master's College on Saturday evening at The Master's College.