The student news site of Los Medanos College

Experience

Players unite to support fight

Players unite to support fight

Renee Smith, [email protected]
April 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The players of the Los Medanos College baseball team said goodbye to their hair in support of Lori D’Albora, head coach Anthony D’Albora’s mother, who is in her fourth fight against cancer. The players became aware of the situation after D’Albora came to practice with his new hairstyle. “I...

Raiders hopeful for playoffs

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

Excitement has returned to Oakland thanks to the Raiders’ playing like an actual NFL team for the first time in over a decade. They have improved from 3-13 in 2014 to 7-9 in 2015. I expect the improvement to continue next year with a playoff birth, and here’s why. The AFC is, on paper, not an extrem...

Injury on the field

Injury on the field

JARED AMBUEHL, [email protected]
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Injuries in the game of baseball have always hindered the game, but as of the last few years, it has really become an epidemic. From Tommy John surgeries being performed on high-school players to twelve year-olds tearing their ACLs, avoiding the injury bug is becoming harder and harder. In the MLB over the ...

Mustangs fall to Falcons

Mustangs fall to Falcons

Renee Smith, [email protected]
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Los Medanos College men’s baseball fell to Folsom Lake College 5-0 on March 3. Starting off the first inning would be pitcher Jake Brandt, who currently holds a 3.62 earned run average with 27 strikeouts. With two outs, the falcons would put themselves up on the board with a solo homerun, 1-0. The ...

Injuries dominating the game

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

Injuries in the game of baseball have always hindered the game, but as of the last few years, it has really become an epidemic. From Tommy John surgeries being performed on high-school players to twelve year-olds tearing their ACLs, avoiding the injury bug is becoming harder and harder. In the MLB...

Brady nearly unstoppable

Garret Belme, [email protected]
March 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Can any quarterback in the league right now catch up to Tom Brady? In the weeks following his career long-rival Peyton Manning’s second Super Bowl victory, there has been a lot of discussion around Manning’s legacy and where he stands on the all-time quarterback list. Brady and his four Super Bowl...

Scriven success story

Scriven success story

Cathie Lawrence, [email protected]
March 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Los Medanos College alumni and volleyball player Taylor Scriven signed a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division one scholarship with Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi last May for a full athletic scholarship. It didn’t take long for her to shine at Alcorn. She was voted...

Suggested 49er moves

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
February 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

The San Francisco 49ers were the worst team in football last season. Don’t let their 5-11 record fool you, they have a lot of holes to fill on both offense and defense and thankfully they are sitting on just about 60 million dollars in cap space and a projected 12 draft picks. With free agency just...

Stangs stomp Vikings

Renee Smith, [email protected]
February 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College Mustangs baseball team came out on top in the second game of their series against Diablo Valley College Friday, Feb. 19. After losing a close game in extra innings 2-4, Los Medanos won 7-1. Starting pitcher Mike Alexander held his team high with a strong seven innings dealing...

Giants start preseason

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
February 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

Spring Training is underway for the San Francisco Giants. The team is gearing up to start the Cactus League pre-season schedule and there is reason to be excited about 2016. During the whirlwind of an off-season, the Giants reloaded in the pitching department, signing free agents Johnny Cueto and...

Stangs suffer close loss

Stangs suffer close loss

Cathie Lawrence, [email protected]
February 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

  The Los Medanos College Mustangs were in it to win the Bay Valley Conference quarterfinals playoffs at home Tuesday night. Although they had a narrow lead of 40-37 at half time thanks in part to Royce Henry’s 11 points and Andrew Hall’s 8 points, the Mendocino Eagles controlled the ball ...

LMC Baseball trounced by Bear Cubs

Cathie Lawrence
February 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

The Santa Rosa Bear Cubs beat the Los Medanos College Mustangs Feb. 11 by a final of 15-0, their fourth shutout of the young season. With the loss, the Mustangs dropped to 2-4 on the campaign.    

The student news site of Los Medanos College
Sports