COC volleyball builds early lead but can’t hang on against Bakersfield College
COC volleyball's Rachel Caruthers (8) and Toni Bito (50) go for a block as Bakersfield scores the final point in a 3-2 win over the Cougars at College of the Canyons on Wednesday. Haley Sawyer/The Signal

COC volleyball builds early lead but can’t hang on against Bakersfield College

Holding a two-set lead over Bakersfield College on Wednesday night, College of the Canyons was battling, but in control. “We wanted to start off with a lot of energy and…

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Canyons volleyball sweeps Santa Barbara
Cougars freshman Elizabeth Gannon goes for a ball out of bounds in a mutchup with Santa Barbara at College of the Canyons on Wednesday. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Canyons volleyball sweeps Santa Barbara

College of the Canyons volleyball has had a tough preseason schedule. Since the beginning of September, the Cougars have played in three different tournaments and have faced four different teams…

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COC Insider: Cougars continue to rise in the polls
Members of the College of the Canyons women’s volleyball team, pictured here during last week’s match vs. Long Beach City College, have reason to celebrate after going from unranked to the No. 9 position in the most recent California Community College Women’s Volleyball Coaches Association (CCCWVCA) Top-25 poll after knocking off a pair of top-five opponents. Jacob Velarde/COC Sports Information.

COC Insider: Cougars continue to rise in the polls

By Jesse Muñoz For The Signal The 2018 fall season is just four weeks old, but the Cougars’ athletic programs are already starting to climb the polls. College of the…

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COC volleyball back in win column after defeating state-ranked LBCC
College of the Canyons sophomore Shayla Johnson goes up for the kill in a match against Long Beach College in the Cougar Cage on Wednesday night. Cory Rubin/ The Signal

COC volleyball back in win column after defeating state-ranked LBCC

Prior to Monday’s practice, College of the Canyons women’s volleyball met as a group with a handful of topics to discuss. After losing three of their last four games, the…

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COC Insider: Young volleyball roster primed to repeat last season’s success
College of the Canyon's Elizabeth Gannon goes for a dig in a game against Glendale Community College on Wednesday at COC. Eddy Martinez/The Signal

COC Insider: Young volleyball roster primed to repeat last season’s success

By Jesse Muñoz For The Signal   The College of the Canyons women’s volleyball roster looks a lot different than it did a season ago, but the mentality of the…

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COC volleyball sweeps Glendale in season opener
College of the Canyons' Grace Ferguson jumps p for the ball in a game against Glendale Community College at College of the Canyons on Wednesday. Eddy Martinez/The Signal

COC volleyball sweeps Glendale in season opener

College of the Canyons volleyball swept Glendale Community College in its season opener at the Cougar Cage on Wednesday, but the final score wasn’t indicative of how much the Cougars…

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COC football leads the way in end-of-season honors for fall sports
College of the Canyons quarterback Andrew Brito. Photo courtesy of Tim Strong/COC Sports Information.

COC football leads the way in end-of-season honors for fall sports

It’s award season in the junior college sports world, and College of the Canyons is collecting. The football team earned the most honors, with 16 players recognized on the Southern…

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COC volleyball ends season with memorable trip to state tournament
The College of the Canyons volleyball team switches sides of the court in between sets where they won during a home game against Antelope Valley College on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

COC volleyball ends season with memorable trip to state tournament

On Monday evening, College of the Canyons volleyball coach Clay Timmons hardly had a voice. Part of it was due to a slight cold, but most of it was due…

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COC volleyball picks up playoff victory over Golden West
Caroline Page (23) of College of the Canyons hits the ball at a home match against Golden West College during a California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Southern California Regional first round playoff match on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

COC volleyball picks up playoff victory over Golden West

College of the Canyons volleyball achieved its first-ever playoff win under head coach Clay Timmons on Tuesday against Golden West College of Huntington Beach in the first round of the…

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Valencia alums pick each other up in COC volleyball loss
Demi Dawson (26) of College of the Canyons hits the ball during a home game against Bakersfield College on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Valencia alums pick each other up in COC volleyball loss

At one point in College of the Canyons volleyball’s match against Bakersfield, Emily Burns was struggling. For every kill that she successfully executed, it seemed like another was called out…

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