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Manning not the best ever

Garrett Belme, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

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, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

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, jfierros@lmcexperience.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

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
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Top Stories

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...

Davis makes a comeback

Renee Smith, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
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, jambuehl@lmcexperience.com
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, jambuehl@lmcexperience.com
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, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
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, clawrence@lmcexperience.com
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, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
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, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
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...

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