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Mariners shutout extends Comet losing streak

Mariners shutout extends Comet losing streak

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

A tough season is nearing its conclusion for the men’s soccer team after the team lost its sixth straight game, its second longest losing streak this season, a 4-0 loss Friday to the College of Marin at the Soccer Field. Contra Costa College’s 4-0 loss embodied the entirety of the 2019 season. The...

Squad loses on sophomore day

Squad loses on sophomore day

By Cindy Pantoja, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Despite making gains on a one-win 2018 season, this year’s football team failed to reach the expectations players and coaches set for themselves this season. The season ended for the Comets (2-8 overall and 1-4 in the Pacific 7 Conference) with a 30-9 loss to Yuba College Saturday at Comet Stadium. Comet...

Wide receiver finds stability far from home

Wide receiver finds stability far from home

By Luis Cortes, Advocate Staff

October 23, 2019

For Contra Costa College wide receiver Dominique Latham, life wasn’t as easy as he made it seem growing up in Seattle, Washington. Latham grew up moving around the state and growing up without a father, leaning on his family and football at a young age. Latham praised his mother for helping mold...

Early lead squandered after error

Early lead squandered after error

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

Despite holding a lead and keeping the final score close, the Contra Costa College men’s soccer team fell 2-1 against Yuba College (2-3-1 in the Bay Valley Conference, 5-10-1 overall) Friday at the Soccer Field. CCC (2-4 in the BVC, 2-13 overall) took a 1-0 lead three minutes after kickoff. Defender...

Aerial bombardment stifles Comets

Aerial bombardment stifles Comets

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor

October 23, 2019

Dropping two games in straight sets last week against College of Alameda (3-15 overall, 2-6 in the Bay Valley Conference) and Yuba College (6-8 overall, 4-4 in the BVC), the winless volleyball team is entering the halfway point of its season without a single set win. The Comets (0-9 overall, 0-8 in...

Small team suffers sixth BVC loss

Small team suffers sixth BVC loss

By Denis Perez, Creative Director

October 23, 2019

Going into the second half of Friday’s contest on the Soccer Field, the Comet women’s soccer team trailed Yuba College 4-0. Despite an increase in its overall effort, the team was unable to climb into contention on the pitch and lost the game 4-1. The Comets are winless, playing with 11 players...

Squad loses 43-6 to Dons

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

The high of the previous week’s 24-16 win over San Jose City College ended abruptly as the Comet football team (2-5 overall and 1-1 in the Pacific 7 Conference) suffered a 43-6 loss to first place De Anza College (4-2 overall, 3-0 in the Pac-7) Saturday in Cupertino. Contra Costa College began the...

Defense forces turnovers, offense fails to capitalize

Defense forces turnovers, offense fails to capitalize

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

The football team (1-4 overall, 1-0 in the Pacific 7 conference) faced off against Merced College (3-2 overall, 1-0 in the Golden Coast Conference) Saturday at Comet Stadium and the Blue Devils escaped with a 21-2 win. CCC had multiple opportunities to score more points but weren’t helped by multiple...

Uninitiated team loses to division leader

By Cindy Pantoja, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

After showing signs of offensive progress in prior contests, the women’s soccer team lost its third consecutive game in a 10-0 onslaught delivered by Los Medanos College Oct. 4 at the Soccer Field. The Comets (0-3 in the Bay Valley Conference) were not able to match the Mustang’s agility as Los...

Defensive flaws exposed in nailbiting BVC defeat

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

The men’s soccer team (1-10 overall, 1-1 in the Bay Valley Conference) continued its slow crawl toward the win column with a nail-biting 3-2 loss Oct. 1 against Yuba College in Marysville. After beginning conference play with a victory, CCC looked to follow up its first win with another victory...

Workshop opens opportunities for medical students

Workshop opens opportunities for medical students

By Stacie Guevara, Advocate Staff

October 2, 2019

In order to help nursing students continue their academic careers and fulfill their goals in the nursing field, the Career/Transfer Center held its annual Nursing Networks Series, an event exposing nursing students to four-year universities’ nursing programs that they can transfer into. The event...

NFL has issues disciplining it’s players

NFL has issues disciplining it’s players

By Luis Lopez, Advocate Staff

October 2, 2019

There is no doubt the National Football League will do whatever it takes to protect the reputation of “The Shield,” especially from anyone looking to shine light on its many blemishes. But lately, it’s been the players causing issues that have shined light on the league’s lack of disciplinary...

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