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Mariners shift in play halts opportunities

A 10th inning tag-out at home plate via a laser throw from College of Marin right fielder Ben Shea to catcher Brian Bostjancic kept Contra Costa College from scoring the winning run on Thursday at the baseball field. Full story

Comets, Mustangs share wins

Change in positioning affects turnout of game

The Comets softball team faced off against the Los Medanos Mustangs and split the double header at the softball field on Thursday. Full story

Funding provided through Crab Feed

Community, faculty help athletic program

Contra Costa College’s 13th Annual All You Can Eat Crab Feed fundraiser for the athletic department took over the CCC Gymnasium on Saturday. Full story

Comets fall in second round

Comets suffer 98-80 as Rams derail playoff run with 3-point shooting barrage

SAN FRANCISCO — The women’s basketball team ended its playoff run with a 98-80 loss at City College of San Francisco in its first Northern California Regional Playoff game since 2010 on Saturday. Full story

‘The beast’ soars to success

Wyatt maintains 3.9 GPA, dominates court

A student-athlete on the women’s basketball team has etched her name into the program’s hall of fame by being named its first Academic All-State award because of her 3.9 GPA. Full story

Carter leads young men with tough love

“You give a hope to any young man that they can visualize, they will do anything for you,” Comet football coach Alonzo Carter said. Full story

Athletes disappointed with center

Limited size forces students elsewhere

While professors in the physical education department defend the equipment and recent upgrades and improvements in the college Fitness Center, student-athletes are nearly unanimous in their belief that it is too small, too crowded and some of its equipment is inaccessible. Full story

Athletes granted entrance

12 football players awarded scholarships

The Contra Costa College football program is dedicated to helping student-athletes transfer to four-year schools and receive scholarships to help them along the way. Full story

New coach, team aim to change momentum

Squad flounders in opening of the 2014 season, look to improve in conference play

With a brand new softball coach and a team stocked with new players, the Comet softball team has started this season with several disappointing losses. Full story

Wasted scoring opportunities lead to loss

FAIRFIELD — Solano Community College routed the Comets 94-78 by transitioning turnovers into layups at the other end and scored relentlessly from behind the 3-point line in the second half during its last home game on Friday. Full story

More stories

  • Baseball

    Storm neuters Comet lead

    A two-run homer by Storm outfielder Randy Keen in the fourth inning lifted Napa Valley College to a 10-4 win over Contra Costa College on the Baseball Field Thursday.

  • BB

    Laney trounces Comets, 13-4

    A tremendous second inning and solid defense by Laney College gave a 13-4 win over Contra Costa College on game two of their three game series Thursday on the baseball field.

  • BB

    Vikings crush Comets, 15-0

    The baseball team lost 15-0 to Diablo Valley College at the Baseball Field on Saturday.

  • SB

    Squad falters against Rams

    PACIFICA — The City College of San Francisco Rams sent the Contra Costa College Comets scrambling after the ball at Fairmont Park on Tuesday, Feb. 25, defeating the Comets 5-3.

  • Up

    Falcons unable to stop Comets’ offensive push

    FAIRFIELD — Dominating offensively and defensively, the Contra Costa College men’s basketball team defeated Solano Community College 81-57 on Friday.

  • photo

    Comets out gas Mariners, 74-54

    KENTFIELD—The Comets blistering full-court offensive wore down a defense that struggled to maintain possession or keep tempo during a fast paced second half to win 74-54 at College of Marin on Friday.

  • Fail

    Softball squad unable to find momentum

    PLEASANT HILL — The Comets’ softball team (1-4-1 overall) struggled in its doubleheader against the Diablo Valley College Vikings (6-4 overall) Feb. 18, losing the first game 4-0 and the second 11-6 at the DVC softball field.

  • IMG

    Vikings trounce Comets, 7-1

    PLEASANT HILL — The baseball team (0-5 overall) had a rough day on the road as Diablo Valley College (4-3 overall) won 1-7 on Feb. 13.

  • WB

    Strong second half seals victory

    Throughout the game, Contra Costa College was able to control the rebounding battle en route to an 84-68 win against Mendocino College’s women’s basketball team Friday in the Gymnasium.

  • MB

    Basketball squad stops Mendocino

    A crucial foul committed by Eagles’ sophomore guard Emmit Clark led to two Comet free throw shots, lifting the men’s basketball team to a 59-58 victory against Mendocino College (7-16 overall, 4-9 in the Bay Valley Conference) Friday at the Gymnasium.

  • Gladiators trample Comets 5-4, 10-4

    HAYWARD — The Comets’ softball team (0-2 overall, 0-0 in the Bay Valley Conference) struggled to find its footing against the Chabot College Gladiators (2-2 overall, 0-0 in the Coast-North Conference), losing 5-4, and 10-4 against the Gladiators in a doubleheader on Feb. 4.

  • BB

    First victory eludes squad, 8-1

    The baseball team was defeated by the Cañada College Colts 8-1 on Friday on the Baseball Field in the season opening game.

  • MB

    Comets bounce back to trounce Cougars, 87-78

    Down by three points at halftime, the men’s basketball team dominated defensively in the second half to secure its win against College of Alameda 87-78 Friday in the Gymnasium.

  • photo

    Comets seal win in final seconds, 77-75

    “I trust (Davion Mize) he’s an all-conference guard, and he makes shots like those in all levels he played in.” men’s basketball coach Miguel Johnson said about it’s win against Solano Community College in the Gymnasium on Jan. 22.

  • Floor

    Linoleum tiles create change of atmosphere

    The rugged carpet on the first floor of the Gym Annex Building has been replaced with linoleum tile, giving the building a whole new look. The floor was replaced during winter break, and it took four days to install.

  • Pool

    Olympic size pool generates funding

    Nestled between the Men’s and Women’s locker rooms, the College Pool has not hosted a Comet water sport team for more than 30 years.

  • FB

    Bowl championship eludes Comets

    It was a showdown between the two top running backs in the state during the Living Breath Foundation Bowl game in Aptos, Calif., Saturday, but Co-Bay Valley Champion Contra Costa College fell 37-26 to Coast Conference Champion Hartnell College.