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Stangs nab 10th win

Carlos Ruiz, [email protected]
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

The pitching duel last week between the Los Medanos College Mustangs and Merced Blue Devils began with starting pitcher Gabe Taylor throwing zeroes across the board matched by the Merced counterpart through the majority of the game. But the Stangs offense woke up late in the game, giving the Mustang...

Mustangs hit stride late

Andrew Gonzalez, [email protected]
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

Although they didn’t get off to the start they wanted, the Los Medanos College Mustangs Men’s Basketball team was able to cap off a winning season at a respectable 16-9 overall record. The team excelled in conference play, winning 13 out of 16 games versus their Bay Valley opponents. Out of the gates, the Mustangs got a close win in their first game of the season at ...

Giants aim for playoffs

Jonathan Little, [email protected]
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

After winning the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014, the San Francisco Giants start an odd year without a World Series title. We can now officially say the even year championship streak is over. The San Francisco Giants ended last season with an 87-75 record and clinching second in the division and a wi...

Oakland A’s start to rebuild

Jonathan Little, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Oakland Athletics in 2016 were at the bottom of the Majors in the win department and are predicted to do the same in 2017. The A’s are just a few years removed of being in the playoffs and having a roster that could compare to the top teams in the league. Looking back at 2014, that team had...

Stangs flash potential

Stangs flash potential

Carlos Ruiz, [email protected]
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  The 2016-17 women’s basketball season has been a rough and tough dusty trail for the Mustangs. Although their 2-20 overall record put the team in 7th out of 8th place in the Bay Valley Conference, this year’s campaign for the hoopers has gone fairly well compared last season. When y...

LMC dominates DVC

LMC dominates DVC

Carlos Ruiz, [email protected]
February 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Boom… boom………BOOM” yelled the whole men’s baseball team, which cued Young Jeezy’s song “Put on” and from there the Mustangs were focused from the first pitch to the last as they won their fifth straight game with an 8-3 stomping of the DVC Vikings. The final regular season meeting...

Stangs ready for season

Stangs ready for season

Andrew Gonzales
February 10, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

When spring comes around at Los Medanos College, it signifies not only the beginning of a new semester, but also the dawn of a new softball season. The Mustangs look to start off on the right foot as they kick off their season against Lassen College in a doubleheader, Friday, Feb. 17 at 12 p.m. After two solid seasons, the team may be primed to make the play...

Patriots save their best for last

Patriots save their best for last

Andrew Gonzalez, [email protected]
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

If I were to tell you the Patriots would win Super Bowl LI 34-28 before the game, I would not be going out on a limb to say the least. But if I were to tell you the Patriots would be down by 25 points with less than 3 minutes left in the third quarter in this game, and they would still win, you would...

Waterlogged ballfields draw attention to drains

Waterlogged ballfields draw attention to drains

Jonathan Little, [email protected]
February 6, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

One of the biggest aspects of being an athlete of any sport is the place where one plays and competes whether it’s a basketball court, football field or swimming pool. For a baseball and softball players, the need of maintaining a field is high. Gopher holes pose risks for players running in the...

Mustangs scuttle the Jr. Pirates

Andrew Gonzalez
February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

It’s about how you start, and how you finish. The saying is usually different, but the Los Medanos College Mustangs proved it true in their opening regular season game against the Modesto Jr. Pirates, earning the win 10-0. The Mustangs came fired up to play, evidenced by the pre-game huddle where...

Let them smoke?

Brendan Mendoza, Guest Columnist
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

Marijuana has been dated to be one of the oldest crops cultivated by humans. There is even Chinese medical reference that has been dated at 2700 BC as they used it for medical reasons. Possession of marijuana is legal in many countries such as Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Spain, Netherlands, North Korea,...

Soccer team struggles, but has bright future

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
December 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The 2016 season was one full of growing pains for the Los Medanos women’s soccer team under first year head coach, Zach Sullivan, but flashed signs of good things to come. The season started out rocky, as they lost their first three games by a combined score of 32-0. As Zach Sullivan put it, “This season was a year of improvement learning.” Ivette A...

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