Over the years, the College of the Canyons women's basketball team has been so strong at one particular position; another moniker for the squad could be College of the Point Guards.
Nicole Leon-Cal State Bakersfield hoops-Canyon High
The Master's College Men's' basketball is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA in 3-point field goal percentage.
Oregon State was crashing the party and Shane Morales was doing everything he could to make it happen.
The former Valencia High standout has started for the Beavers all year at wide receiver, his success a microcosm of the team as a whole.
It's difficult to say which was more dominant -- the offense or the defense -- as the unbeaten College of the Canyons football team thoroughly manhandled Moorpark College in a National Division, Northern Conference laugher.
COC, its engine kick-started by Hayo Carpenter's game-opening, 95-yard kickoff return, used the momentum of Fred Winborn's three first-quarter touchdowns and a smothering defensive effort to blow past the Raiders 48-3 Saturday night at Cougar Stadium.
At the beginning of the season, many people would have marked the Oct. 11 matchup between the University of Southern California and Arizona State University as a can't-miss game between two teams slated to make runs at the Pac-10 championship.
USC (4-1, 2-1 Pac-10), led by running back Joe McKnight's career best 143 yards and a dominating performance by the defense, easily took care of business Saturday afternoon shutting out the Sun Devils 28-0, dropping the once-swaggering team from Tempe to a 2-4 (1-2 Pac-10) record and continuing their fall from grace after four straight losses.
The roar of the crowd said it all.
On paper, The Master's College's women's basketball team was supposed to lose.
The Master's College men's basketball team's head coach Chuck Martin brought his All-American guard Ryan Zamroz into his office Monday to discuss failure.
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SANTA MARIA -- It is the midpoint of the regular season for the College of the Canyons football team, and the Cougars arrived there with a swagger-inducing unbeaten record.
Tyler Vanderzee's 5-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Michael Edwards with 10 seconds left to play tilted a seesaw battle in the winning direction for Mt. San Antonio College in a battle for the ages against College of the Canyons in the Southern California Football Association Championship.
Mt. SAC place-kicker Jacob Harfman drove home the extra point to give the Mounties a one-point lead.
SANTA MARIA -- It started out like just another day at the office for the workman-like College of the Canyons football team as the Cougars methodically hammered away at Allan Hancock College to take a commanding, four-touchdown halftime lead.
Flat on his back. Three times in a row.
In 2007, three points was all it took for the College of the Canyons to miss out on a chance to play for the Southern California championship.
COC lost to Bakersfield College in overtime 48-45, ending its postseason aspirations and the chance to compete for another state title.
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.
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.