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February 28, 1992 | STEVE ELLING
The Pierce College baseball team's losing streak didn't last long. After losing its first game of the season three days earlier, Pierce hammered Oxnard, 30-6, in a Western State Conference opener Thursday at Pierce. Pierce (10-1-1) put the game away by scoring nine runs in the first inning. Third baseman Jason Cohen, a freshman from El Camino Real High, started the scoring with a two-run homer and capped the inning with a two-run double. Cohen finished with 11 runs batted in.
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February 5, 1993 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is not how Jason Cohen planned things, but he's not complaining. Not quite three years after concluding a stellar baseball career at El Camino Real High, Cohen is one of the catalysts on a Pierce College team looking for yet another championship. One of only three returning starters for the Brahmas, he is a quiet leader who lets his prolific bat make the noise. "He has made a mark for himself as an outstanding college hitter," Pierce Coach Bob Lofrano said.
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February 5, 1993 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is not how Jason Cohen planned things, but he's not complaining. Not quite three years after concluding a stellar baseball career at El Camino Real High, Cohen is one of the catalysts on a Pierce College team looking for yet another championship. One of only three returning starters for the Brahmas, he is a quiet leader who lets his prolific bat make the noise. "He has made a mark for himself as an outstanding college hitter," Pierce Coach Bob Lofrano said.
SPORTS
February 28, 1992 | STEVE ELLING
The Pierce College baseball team's losing streak didn't last long. After losing its first game of the season three days earlier, Pierce hammered Oxnard, 30-6, in a Western State Conference opener Thursday at Pierce. Pierce (10-1-1) put the game away by scoring nine runs in the first inning. Third baseman Jason Cohen, a freshman from El Camino Real High, started the scoring with a two-run homer and capped the inning with a two-run double. Cohen finished with 11 runs batted in.
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August 18, 1989 | STEVE ELLING, Times Staff Writer
Sometimes, right or wrong, it pays to listen. Take Woodland Hills West right-hander Pat Treend, for instance. After fighting control problems all season--he entered Thursday night's American Legion Northwest region game with 56 walks in 74 2/3 innings--Treend's eardrums were ringing with advice from teammates, fans and coaches. Throw strikes. "I probably heard that more times than I've heard my name," Treend said. And then there is West left fielder Jason Cohen.
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August 15, 1990 | STEVE ELLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was as mystifying as it was distressing. As a freshman catcher four years ago at El Camino Real High, Jason Cohen was the victim of a numbers conspiracy. The 60-foot 6-inch span from home plate to the pitcher's mound might as well have been the Grand Canyon, yet Cohen admits that the problem stemmed from a much smaller region--the six inches between his ears. "It's a one-in-a-million thing," Cohen said. "I can't explain it, but I got it."
SPORTS
July 12, 1991
The Woodland Hills Astros and Valley Rangers played to a 5-5 tie Thursday in a nonleague National Baseball Congress game at Pierce College. The game was called after nine innings because of darkness. Jason Cohen had three hits, Chris Hanna had two and Mike Schwartzer had two runs batted in for the Astros (17-8-1). For the Rangers, Joey Arnold had two hits and J. P. Des'Enfants had two hits and an RBI.
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April 29, 1992
Pierce College outfielder Joey Arnold, described by Coach Bob Lofrano as the "heart and soul" of a team that won its second straight Western State Conference baseball title, has been named the WSC player of the year at the annual coaches' meeting. Arnold, a 6-foot, 165-pound sophomore, batted .338 with 23 walks and four home runs during the 20-game WSC season.
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April 23, 1993 | FERNANDO DOMINGUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Batting practice, the Western State Conference way, was on display again Thursday as host Pierce College outslugged Santa Barbara City, 17-12, to stay in the hunt for a playoff berth. The Brahmas (19-12, 16-8 in conference play), the defending WSC champions, are in third place behind Canyons (19-3) and Valley (15-8-1) in the 30-game conference race. Santa Barbara City dropped to 14-17-1, 11-11-1, eight games off the pace.
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June 29, 1990
A three-run, first-inning home run by Jason Cohen started Woodland Hills West on its way to a 6-4 win over Las Virgenes in an American Legion District 20 game Thursday at El Camino Real High . Las Virgenes (9-6) came back to take a 4-3 lead on Paul Schaffer's three-run home run in the third inning. But West (7-4) used a run-scoring single by Bobby Kim, a sacrifice fly by Greg Lederman and an RBI single by Gregg Sheren in the bottom of the inning to take the lead for good.
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August 15, 1990 | STEVE ELLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was as mystifying as it was distressing. As a freshman catcher four years ago at El Camino Real High, Jason Cohen was the victim of a numbers conspiracy. The 60-foot 6-inch span from home plate to the pitcher's mound might as well have been the Grand Canyon, yet Cohen admits that the problem stemmed from a much smaller region--the six inches between his ears. "It's a one-in-a-million thing," Cohen said. "I can't explain it, but I got it."
SPORTS
August 18, 1989 | STEVE ELLING, Times Staff Writer
Sometimes, right or wrong, it pays to listen. Take Woodland Hills West right-hander Pat Treend, for instance. After fighting control problems all season--he entered Thursday night's American Legion Northwest region game with 56 walks in 74 2/3 innings--Treend's eardrums were ringing with advice from teammates, fans and coaches. Throw strikes. "I probably heard that more times than I've heard my name," Treend said. And then there is West left fielder Jason Cohen.
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October 10, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
The Academy Awards' documentary short subject category is often one of the trickier Oscar races to predict. On Thursday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released a shortlist narrowing the field of contenders down to eight films. That should allow office pollsters and prognosticators to get a jump on the race. Three to five films will be announced as the final nominees along with all the other Oscar nominations on Jan. 16, 2014. OSCARS 2014: Full coverage In alphabetical order, with their production companies, the eight films are: “CaveDigger,” Karoffilms “Facing Fear,” Jason Cohen Productions “Jujitsu-ing Reality,” Sobini Films “Karama Has No Walls,” Hot Spot Films “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” Reed Entertainment “Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall,” Prison Terminal “Recollections,” Notrac productions “SLOMO,” Big Young Films and Runaway Films Malcolm Clarke, director of "The Lady in Number 6," won in the same category in 1989 for "You Don't Have to Die. " The 86th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 2. ALSO: A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions 'Wadjda' first Saudi entry for foreign language race With 'Wadjda' director makes her mark in Saudi cinema Follow Mark Olsen on Twitter: @IndieFocus
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August 10, 1990 | STEVE ELLING
Jason Cohen, an outfielder for El Camino Real High who also helped lead Woodland Hills West to the American Legion state baseball title this week, has orally committed to play next season at USC as a recruited non-scholarship player. Cohen, 6-foot-1, 185 pounds, committed Thursday afternoon after meeting with USC Coach Mike Gillespie. As a senior left fielder at El Camino Real, Cohen batted .367 and drove in 23 runs last spring. He batted .
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