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The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.

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Contra Costa player no#. 9, maintains even with the grip of a Foothill player.

San Pablo Ca 05 September 2023 CCC vs Foothill

After two wins, Comets tie at home

By Brett Butson, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

After winning two games against College of the Redwoods and Lassen College respectively, the Comets' men’s soccer team's potential winning streak came to a halt when they tied at home last Tuesday. The...

Contra Costa players bring the house down, on the Feather River player, trying to even the score. 

San Pablo Ca, 09 September 2023, CCC vs Feather River

Football: CCC Comets claim victory in the first home game of the season

By Jolie Willson, Culture Editor September 15, 2023

The game was a clearing sweep as the Comets men's football team took the win in an hour and a half run time, scoring 6 touchdowns and ending the game with a total of 370 yards in total offense. One...

Police car lights flash blue and red.

DVC track coach and professor charged with human trafficking

By Brenda Maldonado, Editor in Chief September 12, 2023

A Diablo Valley College faculty member is currently facing nine felony charges for human trafficking, pandering, pimping, and other charges related to sexual assaults. According to a press release from...

Contra Costa County athlete Dwayne Crosse developed the Hand-In-Yo-Face” – essentially a headband with a hand that hangs in front of the face to simulate game-like situations while working out. (Photo courtesy of Dwayne Crosse)

Local athlete creates game-changing basketball training product

By Deyleese Montrond, Staff Writer April 3, 2023

In the midst of a busy basketball season during his senior year in high school, Oakley athlete Dwayne Crosse began working on a prototype of a basketball training product. He called it “Hand-In-Yo-Face”...

Kaun Green and his family pose for a photo after a Comets football game in San Pablo (Photo/Pointer&Buena)

Contra Costa student and star football player in recovery after shooting

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2022

Before waking hours on March 27, Contra Costa College student K’aun Green was shot by a San Jose police officer and remains hospitalized after undergoing emergency surgery for his injuries. “It’s...

SAN PABLO, CA, March, 24- Comets third baseman Angel Carson tags out a Storm runner trying too steal third base in the second inning of Thursdays game. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Baseball team loses fifth straight game as pitching struggles continue

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2022

After a brief three-game winning streak, the Comets have been finding wins difficult to come by, and that trend continued Thursday afternoon in San Pablo when they were defeated by Napa Valley College...

Comets display grit, hang on to win tight game at home

Comets display grit, hang on to win tight game at home

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2022

On March 10, the Comets baseball team beat Yuba College 6-5 in San Pablo for their third consecutive victory, defending their home field in each of the three wins. “We’re taking it one game at a...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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