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Some Coaches Want Sports Back on Campus- The Answer Isn’t Exactly No

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Katie Priddy, Managing Editor

September 24, 2020

In July 2020, amid California’s Stay At Home Orders, the California Community College Athletic Association announced a Contingency Plan in which fall athletics would be postponed until spring 2021. Sports such as football, cross country, women’s golf and any other sport that was expected to pl...

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...

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 

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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 ...

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