Azusa Pacific appeared to have collected a season-ending victory -- twice. However, it wasn't to be and Southern Nazarene rallied for a 17-10 double-overtime victory over the Cougars.
It is only fitting that the 2006 Azusa Pacific football season ends on the road. After 15,000 miles of travel over the past 2-and-a-half months, the Cougars conclude the season at Southern Nazarene University of Bethany, Okla. The Cougars are hoping to end the season on a high note, a 3-game win streak.
On his final carry in his final game at home, senior running back Marcus Lampkin bounced his way 11-yards up the middle to score the game-wining touchdown with 34 seconds left to lift Azusa Pacific to a 21-14 victory over Webber International of Florida.
In the NAIA, gridiron match-ups between east coast teams and west coast teams are more rare than a solar eclipse. So many eyes across the nation will focus on the Canyon City Saturday when Webber International of Florida comes to California to take on Azusa Pacific in one of the most unique NAIA football games in several years.
Trent Sakioka sparked Azusa Pacific with 3 dazzling punt returns, including one for a touchdown and 2 others that set up TDs, to lead the Cougars to a much-needed 38-20 victory over Dixie State.
After a week off, Azusa Pacific returns to the gridiron this weekend to host Dixie State College of St. George, Utah, for a first-ever meeting between the 2 schools during the Cougars' homecoming celebration.
Humboldt State overcame 5 turnovers by scoring the game-winning touchdown on a 13-yard run with 33 seconds left to beat Azusa Pacific 31-24.
A road-weary set of Cougars come home for only the second-time in 7 weeks this season, to host Humboldt State, Saturday (Oct. 14) in a 6 p.m. contest.
Azusa Pacific turned the ball over 5 times and Southern Oregon turned each giveaway into a touchdown as the Raiders ran away for a surprising 57-7 victory.
Two programs with storied histories are taking it on the chin right now. However, Azusa Pacific or Southern Oregon can shake the doldrums with a win this week when the 2 NAIA rivals meet in Ashland, Ore., Saturday.
Azusa Pacific's defense was steller but it couldn't do it all, and Cam Collings' 28-yard field goal with 2:57 left in the game lifted Whitworth to a 17-14 victory over the Cougars.
Azusa Pacific heads to the Apple State for only the second time ever in a search of a victory when the Cougars visit nationally-ranked Whitworth College in Spokane, Wash., Saturday afternoon.
Wisconsin-LaCrosse was down but not out, and the Eagles muscled up on Azusa Pacific, using a physical offense and defense to rally from an early deficit and dump the Cougars, 27-10.
After 3 weeks on the road, Azusa Pacific makes its 2006 home debut this Saturday (Sept. 23) when the nationally-ranked Cougars host NCAA DIII No. 9-ranked Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Wisconsin-Whitewater was seeming going downhill all day with numerous short-field drives while Azusa Pacific had to keep climbing. In the end, Whitewater downed the Cougars 27-7.
Two of the best programs in their respective associations, Azusa Pacific (NAIA) and Wisconsin-Whitewater (NCAA DIII) meet on the grid-iron when the Cougars make their first-ever appearance in the Cheese state.
Azusa Pacific passed the test at the Hall of Fame as quarterback Rudy Carlton picked apart the Malone defense for 2 touchdowns to lead the No. 11-ranked Cougars to a 31-6 victory in Canton, Ohio.
Azusa Pacific is ready to put the season-opener in the rearview mirror, and what better way to do that than to travel to Canton, Ohio, to visit the NFL Hall of Fame and then take on first-time foe Malone College.
Led by All-American quarterback Josh Johnson, top-ranked San Diego rolled by Azusa Pacific, 27-0, before 4,467 fans at Torero Stadium.
There is no better place to make a debut than in front of your family, and first-year Azusa Pacific coach Victor Santa Cruz returns home to San Diego, bringing with him a set of Cougars ready to open the 2006 season against power University of San Diego Friday night.
The NAIA's No. 11-ranked Azusa Pacific opens the new gridiron season with a new coach -- Victor Santa Cruz -- and a new hunger to return and advance farther into postseason play. Forty-five returnees and a strong recruiting class give reason for hope.
Azusa Pacific has put together a unique and attractive 10-game schedule for the 2006 season, playing 6 road games that will the Cougars from one corner of the country to another, including a stop at the home of football -- Canton, Ohio.
Former Cougar Bo Beatty and longtime local high school coach Steve Loumagne have been named to the Cougar football coaching staff as announced today by first-year head coach Victor Santa Cruz.