The Advocate

Athletic department to fill voids

By Efrain Valdez, Advocate Staff

February 19, 2020

The athletic department is facing a wave of change within its coaching ranks. In the past three semesters, the department has parted ways with men’s soccer coach Nikki Ferguson, demoted football coach Pat Henderson to defensive...

Men’s soccer shut out in home opener

By Luis Cortes, Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

A new chapter in the Contra Costa College men’s soccer team’s (0-4 in the Bay Valley Conference) narrative did not forge the result anyone wanted as the team lost 6-0 against San Joaquin Delta College Aug 27 at the Soccer F...

Fire, smoke jeopardize shot at BVC championship

By Efrain Valdez, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

Under the floodlights and the haze of lingering smoke, the men’s soccer team was denied the opportunity to compete for a Bay Valley Conference championship Monday night at the Soccer Field. The Comets (7-7-4 overall and 3-2-2...

Offense flounders as Butte triumphs

By Joel Umanzor, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Inconsistent officiating was the theme of the day as the men’s soccer team (3-5-1) fell to Butte College (6-1-1) 3-0 on Friday at the Soccer Field to cap off a three-game week. Starting fast was a theme for the Roadrunners...

Men’s soccer team gets two impressive wins on consecutive days

September 24, 2018

In a tightly contested 2-0 victory Wednesday, the Contra Costa College men’s soccer team (3-4-1), by beating City College of San Francisco (2-3-1), has reversed course and now has beaten two ranked teams in a row. After a 4-1...

Comets lose Bay Valley Conference showdown

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

November 14, 2017

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...

Goalie spearheads push to BVC championship

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

May 17, 2017

After a season as captain and leading one the most competitive men’s soccer teams in Contra Costa College history, goalkeeper Eduardo Escamilla has been named The Advocate Male Athlete of the Year for 2016-17. Escamilla had en...

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