Football News -- 2016

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    February 23, 2017
    OCC's Rutledge receives early offer from Colorado State COSTA MESA -- Orange Coast College standout wide receiver James Rutledge has received an early offer from Colorado State University, according to head coach Kevin Emerson.
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    February 01, 2017
    Six more Pirates take their game to four-year levels COSTA MESA -- Six more Orange Coast College football players (nine total) will be taking their football and academic skills to the four-year level, according to head coach Kevin Emerson.
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    December 14, 2016
    Martin, Eachus, Irby ready for next level COSTA MESA -- Three Orange Coast College football players -- Will Martin, Ryan Eachus and Melvin Irby -- will be taking their athletic and academic careers to the four-year level, as announced on Wednesday inside the Peterson Gym Foyer.
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    November 29, 2016
    Ten Pirates earn all-league honors Ten members of the Orange Coast College football team earned All-Southern League honors, including two Pirates who claimed first-team accolades, as voted on by the league's head coaches.
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    November 12, 2016
    Pirates fall to Gauchos in season finale; Whitaker sets new school passing record MISSION VIEJO -- The Orange Coast College football team wrapped up the 2016 season with a 28-21 road loss to Saddleback College on Saturday night.
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    November 05, 2016
    Pirates contain Hornets early but Fullerton prevails COSTA MESA -- On the plus side, the Orange College football held Fullerton College, the highest-scoring team in the state, to 17 points under its weekly average, but that was still enough for the Hornets to prevail over the Pirates, 35-14, on Saturday at Dick Tucker Field.
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    October 29, 2016
    Rustlers run away from Pirates to reclaim Victory Bell COSTA MESA -- An explosive first quarter by Golden West was too much to overcome for the Orange Coast College football team as the Rustlers reclaimed the Victory Bell with a 39-18 win over the Pirates on Saturday night at Dick Tucker Field.
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    October 22, 2016
    Pirates pull out 35-19 win over Griffins EL CAJON -- It was a long, but successful trek down south for the Orange Coast College football team as the Pirates rolled past the host Griffins, 35-19, on Saturday afternoon at Mashin-Roth Stadium.
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    October 15, 2016
    Pirates suffer tough loss to Comets, 28-27 ESCONDIDO -- Costly penalties and self-inflicted errors proved too much to overcome for the Orange Coast College football team as the Pirates were edged by host Palomar, 28-27 in the Southern League opener for both teams on Saturday night at Escondido High School.
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    October 01, 2016
    Pirates come up short against Mounties COSTA MESA -- After a rough start, the Orange Coast College football team battled longtime powerhouse Mt. San Antonio right to the end, but the Mounties managed to pull away late and top the Pirates, 35-19, on Saturday night at Dick Tucker Field.
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    September 24, 2016
    Pirates come alive to topple Santa Monica SANTA MONICA -- The Orange Coast College football team used a 27-point second quarter to pull away from host Santa Monica City College en route to a 46-14 nonconference win on Saturday afternoon.
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    September 17, 2016
    Coast falls to Ventura, 34-14 COSTA MESA -- On "Guaranteed Pirates Victory" Night, the Orange Coast College Pirates came up short to the Ventura College, Pirates, falling 34-14, on Saturday night at Dick Tucker Field.
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    September 10, 2016
    Pirates drop road opener to Cougars SANTA CLARITA -- The Orange Coast College football team headed out of town for a showdown with the College of the Canyons Cougars on Saturday night and came up on the wrong end of a 42-19 decision, dropping the Pirates to 1-1 for the season.
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    September 03, 2016
    Second-half surge lifts Pirates to 27-3 win over Huskies COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College football team found its offensive stride in the second half and rolled to a 27-3 nonconference win over visiting East Los Angeles College on Saturday night inside Dick Tucker Field.
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    July 08, 2016
    Football standouts Nelson, Losoya moving on to Division I schools COSTA MESA -- After successful seasons as freshmen last year, a pair of Orange Coast College football standouts will be continuing their athletic and academic careers at the Division I level, according to head coach Kevin Emerson.