Tag: COC Sports

Sports / by Tigran Martirosyan -

No warning?

Baseball isn’t considered a violent sport, but some of its injuries can still be quite gruesome, and when you lack certain support that can prevent those injuries, there may be a…

Sports / by Tyler Rubin, Staff Writer -

Baseball: Pirates sink Cougars

The Cougars under Chris Cota started off the season 3-0 at home and winning four of the last five with a tie against Golden West, but their season hit a bump in the road as they faced Orange Coast and lost early 9-1.

Sports / by Brian Lewis, Staff Contributor -

Eight COC Baseball Players Earn All-Conference Awards

Eight College of the Canyons baseball players were honored with All-Conference awards. Sophomore short stop Juan Perez and freshman catcher Michael Browne were honored with first team All-Conference accolades. Perez was also named the 2011 Western State Conference Player of the Year, the first time a COC player has one the award since Trevor Bloom in 2009.

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Three Cougars Named All-Americans by the National Strength and Conditioning Association

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) named three College of the Canyons athletes with All-American awards in Strength and Conditioning Athletes of the Year. Sophomore Kelli Lewis from the women’s basketball team, sophomore Cal Vogelsang from the baseball team and sophomore Justin Cudworth from the football team were honored with the award.

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COC Releases 2011 Football Schedule

College of the Canyons released its football scheduled for the 2011 season on Monday. After finishing their first season in the Western State Conference Southern Division with a 6-5 overall record and a 3-2 conference record, the Cougars will see the same schedule in 2011 as they did a year ago.

Sports / by Brian Lewis, Staff Contributor -

COC Softball and Baseball Start Swinging For Conference

For the COC baseball team the season couldn’t have started the season much better as they finished non-conference play with an 8-5 record while defeating four teams in the top 20 Southern California rankings.
It hasn’t been as pretty for the other team swinging the bats at COC as its been a dismal start to the 2011 season for the softball team…

Sports / by Tyler Rubin, Staff Writer -

Cougars Men’s Soccer Looks to Advance Toward Finals

The sixth seeded Cougars have a tough road ahead. After a home win against No. 9 Palomar, the Cougars went on the road to upset No. 3 Cerritos and came roaring back against No. 2 Santa Ana, scoring 3 goals within the last 7 minutes of the game. The season did not start off the way they wanted with 6 wins and 5 losses and 2 ties but an amazing 10 game win streak has led them to playing in the state finals.

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Cougars Move On In Playoffs With Win Against Cerritos

Nearly one year to the day, the College of the Canyons men’s soccer team has mirrored last season’s squad. Now the trick is to end the similarities. The No. 6 College of the Canyons Cougars advanced to the Southern Califonia regional finals on Tuesday, defeating No. 3 Cerritos Falcons 2-1 in a physical road game.

Sports / by Brian Lewis, Staff Contributor -

Cougars Soccer Strike Down Palomar

One year removed from an improbable run through the Southern California Regional Soccer Playoffs, the College of the Canyons men’s soccer team started their 2010 playoff campaign in the same fashion as last year, with a dominating home performance.

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COC’s Men’s Soccer Team will Host Palomar in the First Round

The College of the Canyons Men’s Soccer is poised and ready to make a run deep into the Southern Regional playoffs. COC earned a NO. 6 seed and will host NO. 11 seed Palomar College on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Cougar Stadium. After seven consecutive victories to finish the 2010 season, the Cougars (13-5-2, 9-3-2) finished in third place in the Western State Conference behind Oxnard and Santa Barbara. Palomar (11-6-4, 7-3-2) finished second in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference after winning 2 of their last 4 games.

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Renegades Ruin Cougars Playoff Hopes

For the second consecutive week the College of the Canyons football team found themselves in a must win situation. The outcome this week was not what they were looking for as the Bakersfield Renegade take away the Cougars hopes for a National Division, Northern Conference championship and a chance to make the playoffs in a 41-14 stomping on Saturday.

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Cougars Sink the Ship on the Pirates

In a do or die game the College of the Canyons football team pulled out all the stops on Saturday night against the Ventura Pirates. With the National Division, Northern Conference on the line Saturday night the Cougars stayed alive with hard fought 37-24 victory at Cougar Stadium.

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Cougars Prepare to Battle Cerritos

Don’t let the lack of history fool you. This Saturday night, two of the best football teams in southern California will face off in a game with giant playoff implications. The College of the Canyons Cougars will host the Cerritos Falcons at Cougar Stadium on Saturday night. The teams have just two prior meetings, split 1-1.

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COC Volleyball Digs The New Season

With the College of the Canyons fall sports season underway, attention is not just on the football team. The women’s volleyball team is also looking for redemption. Despite coming off a year in which the team went 16-7, the Cougars missed the playoffs for the first time in four years. Head Coach Lisa Hooper is confident that the streak will end.

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Cougar Soccer Remains Undefeated with Win over Taft

In a game that some called the biggest in program history, the College of the Canyons Cougars men’s soccer team more than delivered. The Cougars used two first half goals to propel themselves past defending state runner-up Taft College, 2-1 on Tuesday night in a rare night game at Cougar Stadium.