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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
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College of the Canyons Women’s Volleyball pushed its win streak to four matches while picking up its second victory over a state-ranked opponent, as the Cougars pulled off a straight sets victory over visiting No. 18 Santa Barbara City College on its home court Sept. 7. Set scores were 25-15, 25-18, 25-22.

Canyons (4-1) has now defeated state-ranked opponents in back-to-back contests with the first such win coming over No. 19 Grossmont last weekend at the annual El Camino Tri. COC’s lone loss this season came in the season opener at No. 8 Irvine Valley College.

The loss suffered by the Vaqueros was the fifth straight for SBCC (2-5) which had started the season with two wins out of the gate.

The Cougars saw three players reach eight kills with usual suspects Kaelyn White, Aly Grodell and Jacqueline Ibarra all continuing to shine.

Grodell hit .500 for the match to go with a pair of aces and two block assists. Grace Rodriguez led the way with three aces, 16 assists and seven digs.

Abby Sherman’s 11 digs were a game high and Brianna Botello led he squad with a .545 hitting percentage, along with six kills and five digs.

Top Performers

Brianna Botello — 3 SP, 6 K, 2 BA, 5 digs, .545
Aly Grodell — 3 SP, 8 K, 2 SA, 2 BS, 4 digs, .500
Jacqueline Ibarra — 3 SP, 8 K, .333
Grace Rodriguez — 3 SP, 16 A, 3 SA, 7 digs
Abby Sherman — 3 SP, SA, 11 digs
Ariana Vargas — 3 SP, 7 K, 2 SA, 4 digs
Kaelyn White — 3 SP, 8 K, 2 BA

Upcoming Schedule

Canyons returns to its home court on Wednesday, Sept. 14 for a match vs. No. 11 Pasadena City College for a non-conference contest, and anticipated rematch between two programs that last met during the Cougars’ 2022 playoff run. First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. with live stream coverage on the Cougars Sports Network.

Stay up to date on all this season’s action by following the College of the Canyons Athletic department.

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Friday, Sep 30, 2022
Motoko Shimoji earned medalist honors for the third straight week and Carla Menendez placed runner-up to help lead the College of the Canyons Golf Team to a 15-stroke victory over Bakersfield College at the Western State Conference event hosted by Moorpark College at Los Robles Greens on Sept. 26.
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College of the Canyons Women's Soccer suffered its first loss of the season with a 4-2 road defeat at the hands of Saddleback College on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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