The Urban Dictionary defines homecoming as a time when “high school alumni come to see a home football game.” Indeed, on Friday night Oct. 6, alumni, fans, students and community members gathered at Coast Union see a football game. The 4-2 Broncos had practiced hard all week in preparation for their homecoming challenge against the Cuyama Valley Bears — but sadly, there was no football game.
Back in August, head volleyball coach Pam Kenyon referred to her Coast Union volleyball team as “a really good, competitive group.” She predicted that even though her players were facing “really, really tough” preseason competition, they would “rise to the occasion and use it to our benefit.” Indeed, during the preseason, Coast did lose to some tough teams from bigger schools such as Lompoc, Nipomo, Morro Bay, Templeton and Buckley.
The lights on the football field at Maricopa High School on Friday, Sept. 29 weren’t as bright as other gridiron lights the team has played under, but the Coast Union Broncos nevertheless lit up the night with a sizzling display of quality running, passing and tackling. This surge of football prosperity is reflected in the 53-0 score, the third straight win for Coast and a nice way to open the Coast Valley League season.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".