Mike Stuart is a Santa Clarita Valley parent who has paid for five of his kids to go to college.
Brian Kernochan returned to his role as a starter and pitched his best game of the season for College of the Canyons on Saturday.
In his first start since leaving the closer role, Kernochan pitched six scoreless, one-hit innings to lead the Cougars to a 7-0 Western State Conference victory over Glendale at COC.
Facing the top team in the Golden State Athletic Conference, the last thing The Master's College baseball team wanted was to play from behind.
The allure of playing NCAA Division I athletics is a dream for many senior athletes.
Some might pity the plight of a No. 16 seed going up against a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.
How does a hockey team make up for a disappointing showing at the national championship tournament?
Don't count out The Master's College baseball team.
Over the weekend, the College of the Canyons baseball team lost to Los Angeles Valley College in the bottom of the ninth inning in both teams' Western State Conference opener.
In baseball, the No. 4 spot in the batting order has been home to many of the best hitters at all levels.
Two junior soccer players just had a big weight taken off their shoulders.
According to College of the Canyons women's head basketball coach Greg Herrick, this is the most important time of the year.
And both Cougar hoops teams are entrenched in it.
After rough seasons that saw The Master's College's men's and women's basketball teams fall short of national-tournament aspirations, both squads are already gearing up for next year.
Both teams fell in the quarterfinals of their respective Golden State Athletic Conference's postseason tournaments - the men's team lost 80-56 at Azusa Pacific on March 1, and the women's team fell 81-56 to Biola in La Mirada on March 3.
The rain delayed The Master's College baseball team on Saturday, but the Mustangs' defense held off Vanguard College for a 3-2 win at Reese Field.
The College of the Canyons baseball team may have unlimited potential with its swing.
College of the Canyons baseball had only played two games in 15 days leading up to its meeting with Allan Hancock College.
In both of those contests, the Cougars won in the final innings.
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.