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Warriors dealing without Curry

Jared Ambuehl, jambuehl@lmcexperience.com
April 22, 2016
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  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, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2016
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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, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2016
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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, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
April 18, 2016
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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, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
April 15, 2016
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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...

Players unite to support fight

Players unite to support fight

Renee Smith, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
April 1, 2016
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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, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
March 10, 2016
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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, jambuehl@lmcexperience.com
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, rsmith@lmcexperience.com
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, jambuehl@lmcexperience.com
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, gbelme@lmcexperience.com
March 3, 2016
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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, clawrence@lmcexperience.com
March 3, 2016
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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...

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