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Comets train with ‘new slate’ before conference

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief
September 9, 2014
Filed under Sports

With only three players returning from last season, the Comets must prepare to head into the start of the 2014 season with an unfamiliar roster and a new coach. Former women’s soccer coach Nikki Ferguson has the opportunity to start fresh this season and build a different style of play since becomi...

Comets prepare ahead conference opener

By Robert Clinton, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Contra Costa College women’s soccer team is set to embark on its 2014 season, with Bay Valley Conference play starting Sept. 26 at Folsom Lake College. At the helm for the Comets is first year coach Amanda Beckenhauer. She replaces Nikki Ferguson who will coach the CCC men’s team this fal...

Pirates edge Comets 2-1

Pirates edge Comets 2-1

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief
September 9, 2014
Filed under Sports

Modesto Junior College scored a late-game goal to edge the Comets 2-1 on the Soccer Field on Sept. 2. Contra Costa College’s (1-1-0 overall) erratic positioning repeatedly slowed down its passing play in the midfield to allow the Pirates to read developing CCC passing plays and dispossess the ball...

Cougars trounce Comets 5-0

Cougars trounce Comets 5-0

By Robert Clinton, Staff Writer
September 9, 2014
Filed under Sports

Suffering a 5-0 loss against Lassen College (1-3-1), the women’s soccer team left the field in defeat for the third time in as many preseason tries, Friday at the Soccer Field. The Comets (0-3) were noticeably more engaged to begin the match than they were in previous games. The back and forth defensive ...

Comets unable to match Knights’ speed

Comets unable to match Knights’ speed

By Robert Clinton, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women’s soccer team lost its preseason opener 4-2 to Shasta College at the Soccer Field on Aug. 27. The Comets (0-1 overall) were unable to match the Knights' superior speed as all of Shasta's three first half goals came during fast breaks. The lone bright spot of the first half for the Comet...

Comets’ solid communication dominates Knights

Comets’ solid communication dominates Knights

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-chief
September 5, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Solid communication between the Comets’ midfield and defensive backline shut out a discombobulated Shasta College squad 2-0 in a windy pre-season opener at the Soccer Field on Aug. 29. Contra Costa College (1-0-0 overall) led 2-0 by halftime because of goals from center attacking midfielder Ivan...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

By Sample Staff Member
December 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story text.  Check it out on the SNO help site: http://v5.help.snosites.com/add-content/story-features/

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

By Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer
December 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website to increase your audience.  Then when you publish a story, add a link and teaser on your Facebook...

Customize the look and feel of your site

Customize the look and feel of your site

December 21, 2013
Filed under Sports

The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create a different baseline look. You can change the fonts, background, general appearance, and even your...

Help is just a click away

Help is just a click away

By Sample Student
December 19, 2013
Filed under Scene, Showcase, Sports

Having trouble with something on the site?  Help is only a click away. Go to http://v5.help.snosites.com/ to access all of our support materials and submit a support ticket if you can't find the answers you are looking for.

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