The College of the Canyons baseball team gave up eight home runs, four in the ninth inning, in a 20-3 loss to Southern California's top-ranked team, visiting Orange Coast College on Friday.
The Master's College that has seen its ups and downs this season, but as the Mustangs (25-12, 15-9) head into the final stretch of its Golden State Athletic Conference season, there are several reasons for The Master's to be confident that its stretch run will produce another playoff contender.
After opening the GSAC season 11-2, the Mustangs hit tough times, losing seven of 11 and dropping to fourth place in their division.
The College of the Canyons baseball team found itself in a familiar situation Thursday.
Pete Goeman is far from the average college student, and it's not only his lofty batting average that sets him apart from the pack.
This season, University of California, Irvine junior infielder Casey Stevenson did something he had not done in years.
In five seasons, he played for five different coaches - three a Saugus, one at the College of the Canyons and another at the UC Irvine.
The Master's College baseball team scored its eighth league win to maintain its spot atop the Golden State Athletic Conference in dramatic fashion Wednesday.
After quick starts from both postseason-bound local hockey teams, the weekend brought an end to both the College of the Canyons' and the Valencia Flyers' playoff runs.
COC began with a 6-5 win over fourth seeded Albany Wednesday in the American Collegiate Hockey Association's Division III National Championship Tournament in Rochester, N.Y., but followed up its opening-round victory with three consecutive losses, including lopsided defeats to Grand Valley State and Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association foe Northern Arizona.
The Master's College experienced an up-and-down season in 2008-09.
On Jan. 6, The Master's College's men's basketball team knocked off NAIA powerhouse Concordia in Irvine in a thrilling 91-86 overtime victory.
Battling perfection is never an easy task, and College of the Canyons had that lesson reinforced Saturday.
Pitching has been the backbone of The Master's College's baseball season, and the Mustangs turned in another solid performance on the hill Thursday to pick up a win against Westmont, 4-2 at home.
College of the Canyons dropped into the consolation bracket at the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division-III National Championships with a 7-2 loss to Grand Valley State Thursday in Rochester, N.Y.
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.
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.
Last week was very eventful for The Master's College athletics as its men's and women's track and field teams posted quality marks at the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships, the baseball team tried for a second consecutive conference championship title, and the men's basketball team gained a new head coach.
All they wanted to do was get into the playoffs.
Belief is a pretty big thing.
Sunday will be a memorable day for Valencia graduate Alison Lee for a lot of different reasons.
The Master's College baseball team spit its doubleheader against Westmont on Saturday, winning the first game 2-0 and then dropping the next 8-4.
This is a good time of year for College of the Canyons softball.
In a surprise move, The Master's College has hired its former successful women's basketball head coach Ken Sugarman as its new men's head coach.