CBC Men’s Soccer Game Recaps

Texas A&M University Club Team

Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) soccer team hosted Texas A&M University’s Club Team in a nonconference game on Saturday, October 3 at the CBC Soccer Field. The Cougars defeated Texas A&M’s Club Team 4-3.

Coming up next: The Cougars are 1-5 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV standings. CBC will travel to Jacksonville, TX on Friday, October 9. They are slated for a NJCAA Region XIV Conference game against Jacksonville Junior College at 6 p.m.

San Jacinto College- South

In a conference match up, the Coastal Bend College (CBC) soccer team hosted San Jacinto College-South on Saturday, October 17 at the CBC Soccer Field. The Cougars were unable to find the equalizer in the second half against San Jacinto College-South. CBC fell to the Coyotes, 2-1.

Coming up next: This loss brings the Cougars to a 1-7 overall record in National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV play. CBC will be back in action at home for their last conference game on Saturday, October 24. The Cougars are set to face Laredo Community College in their last home game of the 2015 season at 4 p.m.

Laredo Community College

The Cougars traveled to Laredo, Texas to face the Laredo Community College (LCC) Palominos on Oct. 28. Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) soccer team defeated the Palominos 4-3 in a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 14 playoff game.

Coming up: The win against LCC has advanced the Cougars to the semifinal round. CBC will now face Tyler Junior College.

CBC Volleyball Game Recaps: Oct. 16-21

Wharton County Junior College

In a conference match up, Coastal Bend College’s volleyball team hosted Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) on Friday, October 16 in the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gymnasium). The Cougars pushed the game to four sets, but they were unable to defeat WCJC. CBC fell to WCJC 14-25, 30-28, 17-25 and 16-25.

Up next: The Cougars will host Bill College in a conference match on Saturday, October 17. CBC is scheduled to take the court at 1 p.m.

Blinn College

The Coastal Bend College volleyball team hosted Blinn College in the S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gymnasium) on Saturday, October 17. Blinn College defeated the Cougars 19-25, 19-25 and 16-25.

Up next: CBC will host their last conference match up of the 2015 season on Wednesday, October 21 at 6 p.m. The Cougars will take on the Laredo Community College Palominos in the S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gymnasium).

Laredo Community College

In the last conference game of the season, the Coastal Bend College volleyball team fell to the Laredo Community College (LCC) Palominos on Oct. 21. The Cougars pushed the Palominos to five sets, but were unable to find consistency in their offense and defense. LCC defeated the Cougars 25-20, 25-22, 21-25, 14-25 and 13-25.

Coming up next: The Cougars will travel to Dallas, Texas where they will face Brookhaven College at 10 a.m. and Seminole State College at 12 p.m.

Coastal Bend College awards scholarships to Mathis High School graduates

Headline: Coastal Bend College awards scholarships to Mathis High School graduates 

Coastal Bend College (CBC) continues to provide students in the surrounding areas with the opportunity to pursue a higher education. CBC awarded three graduating seniors from Mathis High School with CBC Scholarshipsfor their academic achievements throughout high school. The CBC Scholarship is worth $1,600 ($400 a semester) at CBC.

The CBC Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who plan on attending CBC in the fall. CBC’s scholarships are renewable for up to four semesters (two years) at any of CBC’s four locations including Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton.  Students who receive a CBC scholarship must complete 12 credit hours per semester as well as maintain the appropriate grade point average to continue renewing their respective scholarship.

Graduates who received a CBC Scholarship from Mathis High School include:
Raquel Barrera
Victoria Benavides
Nobili Flores

CBC’s scholarships will offset the costs of pursuing a higher education for students as well as their families. Students who attend CBC also have the opportunity to utilize outside scholarships as well as financial aid to offset the majority of the expenses.  For more information about CBC’s academic and general scholarships, please contact CBC’s Financial Aid Advisor Candy Fuller via phone at (361) 354-2237 or via email at fuller_c@coastalbend.edu.

CBC to host free 50th Anniversary Celebration at Joe Hunter Field on July 4

CBC's Baseball Birthday Bash
Headline: CBC to host free 50th Anniversary Celebration at Joe Hunter Field on July 4

Sub headline: Outdoor concert and fireworks show cap off the festivities

Community members from Beeville and the surrounding areas are invited to attend Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) Baseball Birthday Bash in honor of the college’s 50th anniversary. This free family friendly event is open to the public and will take place on Saturday, July 4 at Joe Hunter Field located on the Beeville campus at 3800 Charco Road.

CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash will begin at 4 p.m. with a ribbon cutting for the newly remodeled Joe Hunter Field, the first full turf baseball field in South Texas. Immediately following the ribbon cutting a CBC Baseball game will take place with current and former CBC Baseball players.

Throughout the CBC Baseball game attendees will have the opportunity to sign-up to compete in a hot dog eating contest, sponsored by H-E-B Beeville. The hot dog eating contest will take place after the CBC Baseball game.

A Celebrity Softball Game will take place immediately following the hot dog eating contest at 7 p.m. The game will feature local business owners, community leaders and CBC employees.

Entertainment for all ages will be available throughout the evening. Free games and activities will be hosted from 4-7 p.m. in the Joe Hunter Field parking lot. The CBC Information Technology department will provide a free digital photo booth for attendees.

Through a generous donation from the CBC Foundation, the first 300 community members who attend the CBC Baseball game will receive a free commemorative baseball. The CBC Foundation is also sponsoring a free concert at 8 p.m. headlined by The Cuveralls – an eclectic hometown four-man cover band. Concert will take place at the CBC Soccer Field adjacent to the Joe Hunter Field complex. The evening is capped off with a free fireworks display sponsored by Angel Care Ambulance and Kicker 106.

Attendees are welcome to park in the parking lot located next to the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym). Handicap drop-off and pick-up will be available at the stadium. For more information about CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash, please contact CBC’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations Monica Cruz via email at mcruz@coastalbend.edu or via phone at (361) 354-2258.

CBC Pleasanton Site Cosmetology Program to host Spring Fling Blowout

Headline: CBC Pleasanton Site Cosmetology Program to host Spring Fling Blowout 

Sub Headline: Select salon services offered at a discounted rate

Pleasanton, TX- The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Pleasanton Site Cosmetology Program will host the Spring Fling Blowout on March 2, 2015 from 9:15 a.m. – 3p.m. in the Cosmetology Salon. During the Spring Fling Blowout, select services with discounted rates will be provided by the cosmetology program students.

Select services that will be offered the day of the event include $3 manicures, $5 spa manicures, $7.50 pedicures, $10 spa pedicures, $4 haircuts for men and women, $11 all over color, $22 color block (seven foils), $4 additional color for hair past shoulders and $4 blow dry with style.

This event will be utilized as a fundraiser for the cosmetology program. All of the proceeds will be going towards providing current cosmetology students the opportunity to expand their education with specialized instruction in the field of makeup and nail techniques.

Appointments are not necessary to receive services and walk-ins will be accepted. Individuals who are interested in attending this event and would like to schedule an appointment may do so by calling the CBC Pleasanton Cosmetology Program at (830)569-4222 ext. 1214.

For those who are unable to attend the Spring Fling Blowout, the CBC Pleasanton Cosmetology Program operates a full service salon for the general public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and on Thursdays from 9:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The CBC Pleasanton Site Cosmetology Department is located on the CBC Pleasanton Site at 1411 Bensdale in Pleasanton, Texas 78064. Questions regarding the Spring Fling Blowout, services offered or appointments should be directed to the CBC Pleasanton Cosmetology Department via phone at (830)569-4222 ext. 1214.