Taft College will kick off its 2016 fall sports season this weekend with men's and women's soccer both hosting matches with volleyball opening its campaign next week on the road.
The Cougar men's soccer team – always one of the best in the state – hosts Allan Hancock College of Santa Maria Friday at 4 o'clock on the Tenth and San Emidio streets field.
Meanwhile, the Cougar women will entertain Southern California power College of the Canyons Saturday at noon on the same field.
The volleyball team will travel to Sacramento Tuesday for two matches at Sacramento City College, the first one at 1 p.m. against the host school and the second two hours later against Foothill College. The home opener will be next Friday when the Cougars host San Joaquin Delta at 1 p.m. and DeAnza College at 5 p.m. Delta and DeAnza will play at 3.