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Team plays superb defense, loses third place game in OT

Team plays superb defense, loses third place game in OT

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

This past weekend, the women’s basketball team hosted its 24th annual Comet Classic basketball tournament,which featured eight teams from up and down California for a three-day competition that was eventually won by College of the Siskiyous (7-1 overall) on Saturday. Although the Eagles won the tournament, the ...

Hanif turns back the clock

Hanif turns back the clock

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

No matter what plan people may have for themselves, when life beckons, they all have to heed the call. Sometimes that call forces them to re-route their dreams, while still fulfilling their predetermined destiny. For Comet sophomore guard Jameelah Hanif, the path leading to her eventual destination has b...

Comets lose Bay Valley conference showdown

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

The men’s soccer team (7-2-1 in the Bay Valley Conference) failed to win its third consecutive BVC championship and its third consecutive NorCal playoff berth when it lost 2-1 to Napa Valley College on Friday. After beating Napa Valley (8-2-0 in the BVC) by a 4-1 margin Nov. 8 at home, all the Comets...

Women’s soccer team loses finale

By Drew Thomas, Advocate Staff

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

After finally winning a game against Merritt College, 3-1 on Nov. 7, the women’s soccer team (1-11 in the Bay Valley Conference) suffered a 1-0 loss in its final game of the season against Mendocino College Thursday. Comet coach Manish Doshi said this season’s primary goal was to put a team on the ...

Squad loses in blowout, ends season without a win

Squad loses in blowout, ends season without a win

By Drew Thomas, Advocate Staff

November 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — After an ugly start for the Comets in the 2017 season (0-9 overall, 0-4 in the National Bay 6 Conference) losing their final game of the season 62-6 was just as rough. As the game drew toward its end, players were dealt a jolt of energy after a touchdown which erased the zero from...

Squad topples first place team, gains top spot

Squad topples first place team, gains top spot

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

On a muddy pitch Wednesday, the men’s soccer team beat Napa Valley College 4-1 in the final home game of the season. The schedule change, due to the North Bay fires, set up back-to-back contests between both squads who are in first and second place in the Bay Valley Conference standings. “They have ki...

Comets thrashed at home by unbeaten conference leaders

Comets thrashed at home by unbeaten conference leaders

By Drew Thomas, Advocate Staff

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Despite the dreary weather and a sloppy field, the women’s soccer team (0-8 in the Bay Valley Conference)  found a way to complete a game resulting in a 12-0 blowout loss to Solano Community College Friday. The young Comet squad struggled to defend against the Falcon offense in the first half while learning to...

Vikings offensive onslaught overpowers Comets

Vikings offensive onslaught overpowers Comets

By Rob Clinton, Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

Hosting its first and only night game of the season, the football team (0-8 overall and 0-3 in the National Bay 6 Conference) soared to an early lead in the contest, but were eventually grounded by district rival Diablo Valley College 44-16 Saturday at Comet Stadium. After leading for the majority of...

Team fails to beat Napa in a three set shutout

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

The volleyball team failed to secure consecutive wins for the fifth time this season after a three set defeat at the hands of Napa Valley College (6-16 overall and 6-7 in the Bay Valley Conference) Friday in Napa. The struggling Comets (5-14 overall and 3-11 in the BVC) traveled to Napa Valley Colleg...

Elevated intensity, discipline fuel team

Elevated intensity, discipline fuel team

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The women’s basketball team finished with a 13-13 record last year in the Bay Valley Conference and missed earning a playoff berth by one game after finishing the season with only five players. Comet coach Vince Shaw sees the potential in his team and plans using a reinforced sense of camaraderie ...

Defensive resurgence fuels lineup as games approach

Defensive resurgence fuels  lineup as games approach

By Drew Thomas, Advocate Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Another year marks a new season for CCC’s men’s basketball team as the new players are learning to play together and establishing a team identity. “This season, we have a lot of young players, transfer guys and some first year sophomores. It’s just about finding out what our identity is, wha...

Comets fall to bulldogs in lackluster performance

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Nearly one month removed from the field, the football team returned to action at the College of San Mateo and suffered its worst loss of the season. Under clear skies, the Comets fell 57-6 to the Bulldogs Saturday afternoon. Following an Oct.7 bye week and the postponement of play due to unhealthy air qual...

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