The Zone serves approximately 400 students per semester. In addition to its English and Math tutoring services, The Zone also has a lending-library which currently has over 475 textbooks for the students to use.
The Cougars spend several hours training, on the football, baseball, softball fields, and in the gym. But Cougar fans may happen to forget those same athletes spend several hours training in the strength and conditioning room under coach Robert Dos Remedios.
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.
The Cougars are coming off their most impressive season in school history finishing with a 17-6-2 overall record including winning their last seven straight games to make it into the Southern California Regional Playoffs.
College of the Canyons released its Women’s Soccer schedule for the upcoming 2011 season earlier this week. In Justin Lundin’s second season as head coach, the 2010 women’s team finished with a 11-8-2 overall record.
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.
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.
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.
Brian Lewis has the highlights from the conference home opener. The College of the Canyons Cougars overcame four costly errors and timely hitting from L.A. Mission college Wednesday afternoon to beat the Eagles 7-5, capturing their first Western State Conference win of the season.
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…
After major upsets to No. 3 Cerritos, No. 2 Santa Ana, and No. 1 in the North, Fresno City College, the Cougars could not pick up their fourth straight upset in the playoffs as they lost to the Mount San Antonio Mounties 4-0 in the state championship game on Sunday.
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.
With ten minutes remaining in the game it appeared as if the No. 6 College of the Canyons men’s soocer team would be knocked out of the Southern California Playoffs for the second straight year by No. 2 Santa Ana.
Thirteen College of the Canyons football players were name to the 2010 Northern National Football Conference team. The Cougars had eight players on defense and five players on offense selected to the team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 3-0 start and going undefeated in conference wasn’t meant to be for the College of the Canyons football team. Penalties and late turnovers due the Cougars in, in a 31-24 loss to Cerritos on Saturday night.
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.
The College of the Canyons football team dominates El Camino as the defense returns to form. A week off proved to be the magical touch the Cougars needed to bounce back and start the second half of the season as they beat up on the Warriors 26-9.
The College of the Canyons football team found a weak link in its armor when the defense came back down to earth in the conference opener against the Grossmont Griffins Saturday night at Cougar Stadium.
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.
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.