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SBCC men’s golf is swinging for state

Victor Bryant, Victor Bryant, and Victor Bryant
April 7, 2008
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The City College men's golf team is in the midst of a promising season fresh off its first tournament win at the Oakmont Country Club.Many people around the program feel the Vaqueros have the talent and poise to compete for the Western State Conference title and make a run at the state title."One of o...

Women’s golf putts to second place

Alex Esmon
December 6, 2007
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The women's golf team ended its season with an overall record of 35-5, placing second in the state behind College of the Canyons. The Lady Vaqueros were defending state champions, but they lost by 13 strokes in this year's two-day state championships.The team will lose two sophomores after this year...

Queen of the green crowned top Vaquero

Danny Foley
August 30, 2007
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Golfer Kierstan Capito has been named this year's City College Female Student Athlete of the Year. "This is such an honor and I was very excited when I found out that I was going to be named Athlete of the Year," said Capito, who did not start golfing until her freshman year of high school. Capito led the ...

Golfers bogie approach at finals

Bethany Hopkins and Bethany Hopkins
August 30, 2007
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The women's golf team took fourth place on Monday Nov. 7 at the Southern California Regional Playoffs, finishing out its season early."We didn't make it to state," said player Victoria Alimonda of the team's failure to win at the regional playoffs and advance to the Southern California State Champions...

Women’s golf first on leaderboard

Bethany Hopkins
August 30, 2007
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Women's golf at Santa Barbara City College may be the most successful team you've never seen.The six-player team is in first place in the Women's Southern Conference Championship, making it poised to repeat last year's win in that league and another chance at winning the Southern California State Champions...

Fellowship of the swing

Mikaela Akerman and Mikaela Akerman
March 14, 2007
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City College golfers Brandon Harkins and Brandon Gama may be each other's biggest rivals on the course, but that doesn't stop the two friends from constantly pushing each other to get better. With equal determination and passion, they lead this years men's team and share the goal that just might be a...

Brief – Clifford and Todd shoot low scores

Yuko Hirose, Yuko Hirose, and Yuko Hirose
October 11, 2006
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ty College women's golf team has taken first in every tournament it has entered. Oct. 2 was more of the same as the Lady Vaqueros took first at the Diamond Bar Golf Course.College of the Canyons, who give City College its toughest competiton, took second place. "I am extremely satisfied with their performan...

Brief – Staying under-par and undefeated

Stephen DeFilippo, Stephen DeFilippo, and Stephen DeFilippo
September 28, 2006
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The Lady Vaqs won their fourth league match on the Sept 18th, at Alan Hancock, in Santa Maria. The team swung against 6 other teams, beating the second placed, Canyons by 14 strokes. The College of the Canyons is the team that posed a threat to the City College win streak, but high team confidence and ...

The winning drive

John Stark
September 20, 2006
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City College's women's golf team is rolling through another season, dominating all the competition and taking first in every outing this season, including the Santa Barbara and Orange Coast tournaments. The Lady Vaqueros look to take their third league championship in a row."We have a really good team this...

New athletic director hired

John Stark and John Stark
September 13, 2006
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It's a sunny September walking up the steps by La Playa stadium towards campus. At the top of the stairs there's a small rectangle building on the left. It's not much of an architectural wonder, but inside it's bustling with energy. A certain catalyst for this energy is City College's new Dean of Ph...

Sports Update – Men’s Golf finishes 2nd in State, Men’s Track 12th

John Stark and John Stark
September 13, 2006
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Since the final publication of The Channels in the spring, both the men's golf and track finished their seasons at state competitions.City College sent four track athletes to the California State Championships in Bakersfield, earning a second-place finish, two fourth-place finishes and one seventh.Jar...

Men’s Golf Sports Feature: Fate of four friends rests on tee

Jared Blankenship
May 3, 2006
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Four men sit quietly in a row, their backs to the big-screen television showing the morning news. They joke amongst themselves. They pass up every opportunity to talk about themselves, unless it's about golf. These four City College golfers, all graduates of Bishop Diego High School, are focused on ...

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