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By Barry Faulkner | April 28, 2007
SANTA MONICA — First impressions held form in the case of the men's volleyball teams from Orange Coast College and Long Beach City. Long Beach City swept the season opener Feb. 7 and the Vikings prevailed Friday night, 30-24, 25-30, 30-24, 30-25, in the semifinals of the California Community College Commission on Athletics championships at Santa Monica College. The loss ended the Pirates' season at 17-4 and denied them what would have been the program's 11th trip to a state title match.
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December 6, 2013
Freshman receiver D.J. McFadden and freshman tailback Lorenzo Williams are among six Orange Coast College football players named second-team All-Southern Conference. McFadden led the team with 36 receptions in 10 games for 774 yards and eight touchdowns. He averaged 21.5 yards per catch and his eight touchdowns represented just more than one-third of the Pirates' total of 23. Williams carried 149 times for 720 yards and four touchdowns. He also caught 26 passes, second-most on the team, for 206 yards and two touchdowns.
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December 7, 2012
Orange Coast College sophomores Sara Gomez, Sarah MacArthur and Caitlin Padian have been named first-team All-Orange Empire Conference in women's soccer. Sophomores Jessica Amaral and Kiley Leshin, as well as freshman Courtney Garrity represent the Pirates on the second team. Gomez, a forward, produced 20 goals and 10 assists to help the Pirates finish 18-4 and reach the second round of the Southern California Regional playoffs. MacArthur, a midfielder, had 16 goals and 11 assists as OCC achieved the most wins during Coach Kevin Smith's seven-year tenure.
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By Barry Faulkner | April 22, 2010
COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College advanced to Saturday’s state title match, after seeing what may have been the biggest road block to its first men’s volleyball crown since 1994 paved over in the other semifinal Thursday at OCC. The Pirates (18-2) defeated Long Beach City, 30-26, 30-25, 28-30, 30-27, to reach their 12th California Community College Athletic Assn. final, their second in the last three seasons. Coach Travis Turner’s squad will meet Moorpark (15-4)
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By Barry Faulkner | September 29, 2012
El CAJON - Any thoughts that the Orange Coast College football team was building on a potentially special season were likely washed away by a deluge of 35 straight points by host Grossmont Saturday. Grossmont rallied from a 10-0 deficit to earn a 49-31 conquest in a game between highly regarded teams that both came in 1-0 in the Southern Conference. The Griffins (4-1, 2-0 in conference), ranked No. 5 in Southern California and No. 13 in the state, extended their winning streak over OCC to five.
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By David Carrillo Peñaloza | May 7, 2008
For a photo gallery of the match, click here. COSTA MESA — Once Brittany Bass and Brittnie Furuvald heard a loud scream at Orange Coast College, they knew the Pirates’ undefeated season was over. It wasn’t a cry for help, just the Grossmont College women’s tennis team celebrating on the court right next to Bass and Furuvald. The No. 3-seeded Griffins clinched the Southern California Regional Dual Team Championship, beating No. 1 OCC, 5-2, Tuesday.
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By Barry Faulkner | May 19, 2007
dpt-occbaseball19TextLS26S9STOCC baseball gamerDaily Pilot COSTA MESABASEBALL: Eight-run eighth breaks game open, wreaks Pirates pitching plans. Cuesta...12 Orange Coast...4COSTA MESA — In the logistically challenging world of community college postseason baseball, it doesn't take long to turn a well-structured pitching plan into making it up as you go. So it was that a disastrous eighth inning Friday just may have transformed an already thinned Orange Coast College pitching staff from having its ducks in a row, to sitting ducks.
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April 20, 2013
Orange Coast College men's volleyball standouts Cody Martin and Johannes Brink earned first-team honors to lead four Pirates named All-Pacific Coast Conference by coaches. Brink, a 6-foot-8 sophomore opposite, led the Pirates with 288 kills to go along with 76 digs and 43 total blocks. He helped OCC advance to the Southern California Regional playoffs for the eighth straight year. Brink has committed to continue his career at Cal Baptist. Martin, a 6-1 freshman outside hitter, posted 215 kills and a .310 hitting percentage to help the Pirates forge a 12-7 record.
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November 7, 2012
WOMEN'S SOCCER Orange Coast 7, Golden West 2 HUNTINGTON BEACH - Sarah Gomez had two goals and two assists for the Pirates in the Orange Empire Conference game Wednesday. Cindy Rubio added two goals, while Jessica Amaral, Emma Pridmore and Sarah MacArthur scored one goal each. MacArthur also had two assist to help OCC improve to 16-3, 12-3 in conference. The Pirates will finish off the regular season on Friday at home against Irvine Valley at 3 p.m. * WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. Santa Ana COSTA MESA - Hayley Martin had five goals to help the Pirates score a 25-11, 25-11, 25-10 Orange Empire Conference win Wednesday.
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