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Patriots save their best for last

Patriots save their best for last

Andrew Gonzalez, agonzalez@lmcexperience.com
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, jlittle@lmcexperience.com
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, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
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...

LMC drops bowl game

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
December 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos football team capped off one of its finest seasons in recent memory with a bowl game appearance in the The Living Breath Foundation Bowl against Monterey. The team finished second in their division with a 8-3 record, which is a great improvement over their middling 5-5 finish from a y...

Red hot Stangs stall in playoffs

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
December 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College volleyball team, Bay Valley Conference champions, saw their playoff hopes ended in the first round against College of the Sequoias in Visalia Nov. 19. The Mustangs went down three games to one to the Giants, who finished 17-7 overall this season. College of the Sequoias won the first set 2...

LMC is bowl game bound after 8th win

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
November 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College Mustangs finished the regular season with an impressive 8-2 record and will be playing in their first bowl game since 2004 as they take on Monterey Peninsula College in The Living Breath Foundation Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 1:00 PM in the Rabobank Stadium in Salinas. Th...

Stangs stomp Storm

Stangs stomp Storm

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College volleyball team clinched the Bay Valley Conference title in a thrilling match against Napa Valley College Monday night, winning 3-0. The win puts LMC back in the playoffs after narrowly missing out on postseason play last year. After losing to Napa 3-2 early in the season, the ...

Stangs end season with big W

Andrew Gonzales, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College Mustangs muscled their way to a 27-20 victory over the Hartnell Panthers in the Nov. 12 contest which saw the winning team deploy late-game heroics en route to its eighth win on the season, and a bowl bid. Z’andre Givens provided the game's definitive play with his 30-yard cat...

No HOF for Schilling?

No HOF for Schilling?

Steven Luke, sluke@lmcexperience.com
November 13, 2016
Filed under Sports

There is a player who has been on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for four years with his vote percentage rising each year. There is a player who has been on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot that owns three World Series rings as a player. There is a player who has been on the Baseball Hall of Fame...

Mustangs bags another victory

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
November 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Los Medanos scored its fourth win in a row against the Foothill Owls in a game not nearly as close as the box score would suggest. LMC dominated on both sides of the ball at one point leading the Owls 28-0. The Mustangs didn’t start out firing on all cylinders however, their first drive ended wi...

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