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Sophomore guard John Wade ll shoots a mid range jump shot over a Butte College defender in San Pablo on Tuesday, Dec. 7. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Resiliency shown by Comets in latest victory

Missing key players and having to regain their form after over two weeks without playing, the men’s basketball team would not be denied
By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The Comets men’s basketball team got the better of Butte College in San Pablo on Tuesday night after a long sixteen-day stretch without playing a game. After their victory against Gavilan College...




Comets players celebrate victory by gathering around the trophy they just earned in San Pablo on Saturday Dec. 4, 2021. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Comets football caps off stellar season, finishing undefeated at home

After slow start, Comets knock off rust and come roaring back in second half
By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

In a hard-fought season finale, the Comets defeated Foothill College 28-19 Saturday in the Chris Pappas Bowl in San Pablo. “We didn’t play the way I think we were capable of playing, but at the...

Comets freshman guard Miles Lewis battles for a loose ball amongst three Cabrillo College players on Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Basketball team shines in home opener, stays undefeated

The Comets may have been undersized in terms of height, but not in terms of heart and hustle
By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Comets’ men’s basketball team took down Cabrillo College in their first home game of the season Tuesday evening, improving their overall record to 4-0 in what was a hard fought, up-and-down battle...

Comets players celebrate a touchdown on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Football team gets back on track with statement win

Coming out out the gate firing on all cylinders, the Comets never seized control of the game
By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

The Comets defeated winless Yuba College for their last regular season home game in a shellacking on Saturday in San Pablo, with the final score being 55-3. “This game was about getting our minds...

A Mendocino College defender fails to stop a goal from being scored by the Comets, as their goalie can only watch, on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 in San Pablo (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Comets soccer wins at home, loses on the road

So far, the Comets have not allowed a conference opponent to leave San Pablo with a win
By Joseph Porrello, Staff writer November 5, 2021

After having a week off, the Comets men’s soccer team earned a much desired win on their home pitch in San Pablo last Friday.  “I always tell the guys, we’re in search of a feeling, the feeling...

Defender Hector Mejia beats the outstretched Napa College goalie to score a goal for the Comets, in San Pablo, Calif., at Contra Costa College, on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Comets soccer team has another tough tie at home 

By Joseph Porrello , Staff Writer November 4, 2021

The Contra Costa College Comets men’s soccer team felt robbed of a victory by the officiating crew after they ended up with a four-all tie Oct. 22 in San Pablo.  The Comets’ four goals matched...

Head Coach Otis Yelverton addresses his Comets football team after a victory against Foothill College, as their team saunters to the locker room, In San Pablo, Calif., at Contra Costa College on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Golden Eagles break Comets’ undefeated streak

The Contra Costa College football team stayed undefeated until last weekend
By Joseph Porrello , Staff Writer November 4, 2021

The Contra Costa College football team is having an amazing season, staying undefeated with a win on Oct. 23 against the formidable Foothill College in San Pablo for the Comet’s homecoming game before...

Midfielder Javier Villa tries to create some offense for the Comets against the Marin College Mariners in San Pablo, Calif., at Contra Costa College, on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

After pandemic shutdown, Comets sports return to life 

By Joseph Porrello , Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Sports programs at Contra Costa College are beginning to move toward normalcy again after nearly two years, albeit with some new restrictions.  Interviews last month with athletic department leaders...

How Contra Costa students, staff are adjusting to a post-COVID campus life

By Jo Bruno, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

A year and a half after COVID brought school operations to a halt, students, instructors and staff are working their way back to business-as-usual. While almost everyone has learned how to cope with...

Contra Costa College students must get COVID-19 vaccines to return to campus 

By Savannah Serrano, Staff writer November 1, 2021

All Contra Costa College students who want to come to campus next semester for spring 2022 will need to be vaccinated, according to an announcement posted on the school's website, which also said that...

Contra Costa County is placed under purple tier restrictions as California faces a surge in COVID-19 cases. The latest statisctics come from the state of California from covid19.ca.gov.

COVID-19 update: Contra Costa County falls back to Purple Tier status

By Christian Medina, Advocate Staff November 24, 2020

The State of California is once again shutting down as California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a modified stay-at-home order on Nov. 19, affecting roughly 94% of the state as counties have fallen back...

Governing Board Trustee Greg Enholm was the subject of an anonymous complaint filed in November 2019. An investigation soon followed with allegations and Board Policy violations.

Enholm questions timing of investigation’s release

By Daniel Hernandez, Social Media Editor November 23, 2020

After an anonymous complaint was filed, the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board followed through with an investigation against Trustee Greg Enholm over allegations of inappropriate...

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