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Davis makes a comeback

Renee Smith, [email protected]
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

For athletes, the thought of a season ending injury is disheartening and places fear that any game could be their last. However, for Los Medanos College pitcher Matt Davis, it was a minor setback for a major comeback. Davis faced Ulnar nerve damage the summer before his junior year of high school...

LMC Trainer “Football no Problem for Kids”

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is defined by www.bu.edu as a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in athletes (and others) with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including symptomatic concussions as well as asymptomatic sub-concussive hits to the head. This disease is the NFL’s worst ni...

Players awarded for academics

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
May 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

Two Los Medanos College athletes were awarded for their outstanding achievements in the classroom. Softball players Brittni Brown and Renee Smith earned places on the 2016 Academic All-State Team, it was announced April 23. Both of the softball players are leaders on the diamond, and now they have...

Stangs head to regionals

Stangs head to regionals

Renee Smith, [email protected]
May 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

Finishing their season with a loss to Laney College and a win over Contra Costa College, the Los Medanos baseball team heads into the Regional Round of the Baseball Northern Regional Championship as the 12th seed. The Mustangs will face 5th seed Mission College of Santa Clara in the first round of playoffs. In...

Athletes honored

Athletes honored

Cathie Lawrence, [email protected]
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  The Los Medanos College softball team officially wrapped up its season at the annual 2016 Softball Banquet Tuesday night honoring players for accomplishments both on and off the field. Athletic Director Richard Villegas opened remarks with praise for Coach Tim Rognlien. “I hired him last...

LMC hunts down Falcons

LMC hunts down Falcons

Renee Smith, [email protected]
April 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College baseball team squeaked by with a 4-2 win over Solano College on April 23. With this win, the Stangs are one step closer to making their way to a playoff berth. Starting pitcher Mike Alexander went seven innings, allowing five hits and two runs and throwing four strikeouts. Both...

Final season games

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
April 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos softball team suited up for the last time this season as they took on the number one ranked team in BVC, Solano, in Tuesday’s double header. Game one for the mustangs started poor and only got worse. After the first three batters were retired, the defense proceeded to give up four...

Warriors dealing without Curry

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
April 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

  The Golden State Warriors pulled off a big Game 2 win over the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Oracle Arena was rocking on Monday night, and it propelled the Warriors to a 115-106 win, despite missing star point guard Steph Curry. It was very nice for the Warriors...

Stangs shut out Mendo

Renee Smith, [email protected]
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Los Medanos College baseball had a complete game shutout against Mendocino College 13-0 last Tuesday. Pitcher Jake Brandt, allowing only six hits with two walks and eight strikeouts, toughed it out the entire game to deliver a more than impressive outing for the books. Mustangs’ defense stood...

LMC wins double header

LMC wins double header

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College softball team took on Folsom College in a double header that resulted in two close victories for the Mustangs. Abbee Cruz-Lawrence started out strong in the first game pitching strikes and allowing the Stang defense to produce outs for a quick 1-2-3 in the top of the first...

LMC softball takes a loss

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
April 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College softball team said goodbye to their sophomores with a two game series split against Mendocino College on April 12. Before the game, LMC took time out to recognize the four, 2-year sophomores leaving the program. Pitcher Julie Lopez, who has a 3.4 gpa and plans to attend Sacramento...

LMC takes on CCC

LMC takes on CCC

Renee Smith, [email protected]
April 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College baseball team recently swept Contra Costa College in their two game series. The April 7 away game ended 7-2, and the subsequent home game on April 11 at LMC finished 14-5. LMC’s starting pitcher Jake Brandt went seven strong innings, allowing just two runs on seven hits...

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