When Aubrey Bekendam left home for college, she had a slight fear she'd feel out of place. She's a small-town kid from rural Northern California who migrated south to play volleyball at The Master's College. "I thought I'd kind of be the odd ball," Bekendam says. It couldn't be further from the truth. Last year, Bekendam stepped in as a freshman starter for TMC and played a hybrid setter/hitter role. She was named NAIA ...
A few weeks into the season for The Master's College, things are starting to take shape.
COSTA MESA - It was a game that ran the emotional gamut for the College of the Canyons football team.
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. No one wants to say it, but appears that way. One of the greatest prep football players in Santa Clarita Valley's history, Ted Iacenda had conversations about becoming Alemany head football coach before his friend Dean Herrington got the job. He had full-fledged interviews with Golden Valley and West Ranch high schools and didn't get their head varsity coaching jobs. Yet College of the Canyons decided that Iacenda was ...
The name on the head coach's office door has changed. But the plaques and trophies are still up in the College of the Canyons athletic building. And reputation of the school's football program is very much intact. For the first time since the football team was revived in 1998 following a 17-year absence on campus, Garett Tujague will not be coaching the team in any capacity. Tujague was an assistant at COC from 1998-2006 ...
Most of them are nowhere near their families or where they grew up. But more and more, this unique group of four College of the Canyons defensive linemen is feeling at home. The only thing that binds them is football. As far as how they all got to COC? "It's a long story," sophomore defensive end Nate Mitogo says. For the second year in a row, Loni Fonua, Antonio Guy, A.J. Thompson and Mitogo make ...
Last week, The Master's College women's soccer team posted a 5-2 victory over Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on the road in Prescott, Arizona, volleyball went 3-0 at the 2013 ASICS/Wyndham Labor Day Classic, and the men and women's cross country programs learned that they will start the 2013 season ranked amongst the NAIA's top 10 teams.
Two former College of the Canyons players received word of their release from NFL teams on Monday as the first wave of roster cuts began a day early.
Last week, The Master's College got its fall sports season started with women's soccer. This week, two more teams began their seasons with men's soccer and women's volleyball both traveling to compete in tournaments.
College of the Canyons sophomore Tim White couldn't possibly have come any closer to winning an international triple jump title on Sunday.
For the first time in team history, TMC women's volleyball is ranked top 10 in the preseason National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Coaches' Poll.
College of the Canyons wrapped up its 40th Annual Cross Country Summer Series on Thursday with its seventh and final race on the school's Valencia campus.
It's no secret that there are certain limitations when it comes to running athletic programs at a community college.
The Master's College enjoyed one of its most successful overall athletic seasons in school history during the 2012-13 school year.
The 2013-14 athletic calendar commenced last Thursday for The Master's College when the women's soccer team topped the visiting Grace College (IN) Lancers 4-0 at Reese Field.
The College of the Canyons fall season is in full spring, and many sports are seeing success from Santa Clarita Valley high school graduates.
MISSION VIEJO - It's tough to rattle this College of the Canyons team.
The Master's College's 2013-14 fall athletic season is in full swing and many teams are finding early success.
Two former Saugus High stars established themselves as College of the Canyons' next cross country headliners on Friday.