New Kid On The Block Jalen Weitzel Hopes to Make an Impact

Weitzel makes a diving one handed catch against Dublin Jerome highschool, while playing for Olentangy Berlin High School. Oct 25, 2019  Photo courtesy of Jalen Weitzel

Jesse Espitia, Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

On a five hour flight from Ohio to California Jalen Weitzel had a thousand different thoughts running through his mind. He had just completed high school and was excited to start football practice at his new school: Mt. SAC. Once he landed in the golden state he was eager to start training with his new...

From Swimming at the Public Pools to Swimming for State

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Olvera

Jesse Espitia and Angel Romero

September 8, 2020

Before every dive that starts most races, swimmers train to conquer every hurdle that life throws at them. Once the signal goes off and the race begins, all those hours of hard work get put on display for everyone to watch. In between the hours of practice in the pool, swimmers also have to deal with...

No Time Off for Levon Barnett

Mt. SAC Football Defensive Back Levon Barnett poses with head coach Bob Jastrab, defensive coordinator Isaac Carter, and quarterbacks coach/recruiting coordinator Cameron Deen during early signing period on December 18, 2019. Photo by Andrew Talavera/SAC.Media

Jesse Espitia

September 1, 2020

After a journey from West Palm Beach, Florida to Oakland, California, then down south to Walnut, with a stop in West Texas, one would think that Levon Barnett would take some time to relax. However, there are no days off for Barnett and if you were to follow him on social media you would see that “no ...

Athletes Boycott Shooting of Jacob Blake

Taken at the NBA playoffs on Aug. 24,  2020. photo by Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images

Eric Tadeo

August 28, 2020

On Wednesday,  NBA teams decided to boycott  their scheduled playoff games in response to the police shooting of 29-year-old Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Wednesday’s slate of NBA playoff games included the following matchups:  Orlando Magic-Milwaukuee Bucks,  Oklahoma Thunder-Houston Rocket...

Professional Sports Bubbles Yet to Burst 

photo by Keith Allison on Flickr

Jesse Espitia, Sports Editor

August 24, 2020

With professional sports being halted temporarily due to COVID-19, the return of American professional sports has demonstrated to the public just how far ahead certain leagues are from others when it comes to protecting their players. The MLS, NBA, WNBA, and NHL for example have shown that they are miles ...

Five Games to Rewatch as Sports Come Back to Life

Graphic by: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Eric Tadeo

July 27, 2020

Get back in the game with these five rewatchable games to celebrate the return of your favorite sports

A Name Change Long Overdue

Graphic by: Jesse Espita and Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Eric Tadeo

July 13, 2020

The NFL franchise in the nation’s capital may go through some alterations. Recent racial tensions have again sparked the conversation of a name change from “Redskins” to something that is not so derogatory. Majority owner of the team Dan Snyder has been stubborn about changing the name in the past....

Sports Year Cancelled

Graphic by: Abraham Navarro/SAC.Media.

Jesse Espitia

July 10, 2020

On July 9, the California Community College Athletic Association, CCCAA, announced the implementation of their contingency plan, which addressed the return to sports for the COVID-19 impacted 2020-2021 season. The contingency plan reschedules all sporting competitions, including football, to Spring ...

Beloved Mt. SAC football player Jamal “Tank” Goodman dead at 23

Photo from: @mtsacfootball on Twitter. Cutline from Mt. SAC Football reads: You can’t say anything bad about Tank. Nobody that knew him can because he was liked by everyone.

Jesse Espitia

June 26, 2020

Former fullback with the Mt. SAC football program Jamal “Tank” Goodman died on June 23 at the age of 23. Many of his teammates as well as family and friends began sharing the news of his death on social media yesterday, as well as Mt. SAC football, who shared the following post yesterday. Goodman...

Business As Usual

Mt. SAC Football Coach Bob Jastrab speaks to the team in a huddle after the Southern California Football Association Southern Regional Semifinal against Riverside Community College on November 23, 2019. Photo credit: Andre Tinoco/SAC.Media.

Jesse Espitia

May 27, 2020

The Mt. SAC football program fought hard last season and earned a division title last year. However, their 2019 season ended in bitter defeat to the eventual state champion Riverside Community College RCC during the first round of the California College Community Athletic Association CCCAA state playoffs....

Rachaad White: From SACDAWG to Sun Devil

Rachaad White: From SACDAWG to Sun Devil

Brigette Lugo and Jesse Espitia

May 22, 2020

The much-anticipated decision of Mt. SAC running back Rachaad White has finally arrived. SAC Sidelines editor Brigette Lugo and content creator Jesse Espitia chat with the now-Sun Devil to talk about his journey from SACDAWG to Sun Devil, and his future sights set on the NFL. Police literally opening fire on the...

“If You Stay Ready, You Ain’t Got to Get Ready”

The Mt. SAC football team gathers for a prayer before a game. Photo by Mychal Corbin/SAC.Media.

Jesse Espitia, Angel Romero, and Brigette Lugo

April 28, 2020

The classic jam, “If U Stay Ready” by Suga Free, rings true for the SACDAWGS despite the pandemic. Due to COVID-19, the California Community College Athletic Association CCCAA suspended spring athletics, leaving players on the Mt. SAC football roster with the uncertainty of whether the 2020 football...

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