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Football wins two a row

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
October 25, 2016
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From left to right: Los Medanos College's quarterback Gabe Taylor jukes out a 49er defender.  Z'andre Givens stiff arms a would be tackler.  Billy Wells carries a Yuba defender on his back while fighting for more yards. The Los Medanos Mustangs picked up win number two in a row and five on the seas...

LMC teams swing into preseason

October 21, 2016
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Spring ball is still some time away but the teams have already started playing in preseason scrimmages and practices. Outfielder Brandon Huslar has high expectations for his squad stating "This team has the potential to take us to the state championship and compete for the state title. "Fellow o...

LMC swings into preseason

October 21, 2016
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Mustangs drop to 0-3

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
September 29, 2016
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The Los Medanos women’s soccer team took on the Mendocino College Eagles at home and while they played tough early on, LMC ultimately lost 10-0 LMC kept the ball on Mendocino’s side of the field for the majority of the first fifteen minutes and when the Eagles managed to advance deep into Mustang territory, the defe...

Tennis court nearly finished

Tennis court nearly finished

Beatriz Hernandez, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
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The Los Medanos College tennis court construction, which has been occurring since before the semester started, is expected to conclude in the coming weeks. According to Vice President Kevin Horan, the tennis courts had been in need of renovation for some time now. “The courts were in a fairly poor...

Giants tread in all too familiar waters

Jason Fierros, [email protected]
September 8, 2016
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The San Francisco Giants looked like they were on track for another even-year magical run when they went into the All-Star Break on July 10th. At 57-33, they had the best record in all of baseball despite having key players such as fan favorite Hunter Pence and formidable reliever Sergio Romo missing...

Is Kaepernick correct?

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
September 7, 2016
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San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made headlines recently for not standing up during the singing of the national anthem before two preseason games. Kaepernick said he refuses to stand and celebrate the United States in the wake of controversial killings of unarmed black citizens...

Manning not the best ever

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
August 25, 2016
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Now that we have had time to digest quarterback Peyton Manning’s legendary career, it’s time to determine if he is in fact the G.O.A.T.. In terms of numbers the five-time league MVP is unmatched. He holds the career records for wins, passing yards, and passing touchdowns which on paper should...

Volleyball is primed for success

Volleyball is primed for success

Tyler Mortimore, [email protected]
August 25, 2016
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Los Medanos College students who were hooked on volleyball during the 2016 Rio Olympics won’t have to wait another four years to see more of the dynamic sport. Mustang Volleyball kicks off their preseason Friday, Sept. 2. The Mustangs were 13-11 overall last season—11-5 in conference—and were...

Mustangs are set for kickoff

Jason Fierros, [email protected]
August 25, 2016
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As NFL teams kick off their new seasons this September, the Los Medanos College football team will start a new season of their own. Their first game will take place  Sept. 3 at Reedley College while the first home game for the team comes Sept. 10 vs. West Hills College. Quarterback Gabe Taylor is focused on ...

Before the ump yells ‘Play ball!’

May 13, 2016
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by Cathie Lawrence Baseball was developed more than 150 years ago in the northeast and is now America's No.2 favorite sport based on TV viewing records. But before the fans hear "Play ball!" from the head umpire, much has to be done whether you are playing in the major leagues or at Los Medanos Coll...

MLB drug policy needs harsher punishment

Atreyu Hinckley
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was hit with an 80-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs on April 28. It is now the second drug violation suspension, and we just got through the first month of baseball. The other was Chris Colabello, first baseman of the Toronto Blue Jays. Prior to Colabello’s...

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