November 1, 2000 |
The Oxnard College women's soccer team took the field with dreams of dethroning a dynasty. Instead, Sarah Costello of Ventura College scored on a free kick in the 30th minute and Kelly Nash added a goal in the 48th minute to lift first-place Ventura to a 2-0 Western State Conference victory Tuesday at Oxnard College. Ventura (16-3-3, 10-2-1 in conference play) can clinch its fifth consecutive WSC title with a victory Friday over Hancock at Ventura.
October 3, 2000 |
That was quite a number the College of the Canyons defense pulled on Hancock in a 21-14 Western State Conference Northern Division victory on Saturday. The Cougars (4-0, 2-0) sacked Ryan Canfield seven times, including three by middle linebacker Reggie Everett, who finished with 11 tackles. "We basically played to the outside and went after them," Coach Chuck Lyon said. Canyons, ranked No. 9 in the state last week but sure to move up when the rankings are released today, limited the No.
September 7, 2000 |
Let's consult the crystal ball--the real one, not the cheap imitation used by that false prophet in this section every football season--to predict the fate of junior college teams in the region. Concentrate, concentrate. Focus. That's it, that's it. It's all becoming clear . . . * Ventura College, defending Western State Conference Northern Division co-champion with Hancock, will make a strong run at another title. * Canyons will be in the chase for the division championship.
April 30, 2000 |
Three victories in three events. Not a bad day's work, nor an uncommon one, for Amy Thiel of Moorpark College in the Western State Conference track and field championships at Bakersfield College on Saturday. Thiel, a sophomore transfer from Colorado State, won the shotput in a career-best 49-6, the discus with a throw of 164-6 and the hammer throw with a toss of 178-4 to lead the Raiders to their third consecutive WSC title.
April 21, 2000 |
The sports crusader of the Valley is on another mission, and he won't be satisfied until baseball and softball are restored at Mission College. Duke Russell, who helped resurrect four sports at Cal State Northridge in 1997, is proposing a letter-writing campaign to encourage the Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees to force the reinstatement of Mission's programs next school year.
February 17, 2000
Oxnard and Moorpark colleges moved a step closer Wednesday night to claiming shares of the Western State Conference Northern Division men's basketball title. Oxnard defeated Hancock, 95-87, in Santa Maria and Moorpark routed Cuesta, 83-64, in San Luis Obispo. Oxnard (20-8, 7-2 in division) travels to Santa Barbara, and Moorpark (22-7, 7-2) hosts Hancock on Saturday night in regular-season finales. Sophomore Omar McCarter made nine of 10 free throws and scored a season-high 31 points for Oxnard.