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You win some and you lose some!

February 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

The Los Medanos College baseball team plays against Fresno Community College and loses.

Coaches vs. cancer

Cathie Lawrence, [email protected]
February 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

Solano College edged out Los Medanos 82-79 during the Coaches vs. Cancer men’s basketball game Friday, Jan 29. The goal of the event was to raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society. Both teams were equally tough competitors that played a strong, fast-paced game. “We h...

Silva leaves to Iowa

Silva leaves to Iowa

Garrett Silva, [email protected]
February 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

Los Medanos has seen another one of its students move on due to receiving an athletic scholarship. Former LMC basketball guard Brandon Silva accepted his 80-85% scholarship offer from Waldorf College. He doubted if the sport he loved would put him into a position to get most of his education paid...

Stangs set for season

Renee Smith, [email protected]
January 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

There are high hopes for the Los Medanos College baseball team as they head into a new season. Head coach Anthony D’Albora returns once again this year with a newer, hopeful team. “We are a younger group, in terms of age and experience and with that comes some learning and experiencing both in...

Lady stangs ready for play

Garret Belme, [email protected]
January 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

Los Medanos softball is back as the Mustangs gear up to take on Diablo Valley College at home Feb. 6. LMC will be looking to improve upon their 16-19 record from last season. Improvement is the name of the game and, according to head coach Tim Rognlien, does not just apply to overall records. ...

Basketball wins two in a row

Basketball wins two in a row

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
January 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College Men’s Basketball team won last Friday against division foe Mendocino College by a score of 84-77. The squad is on a two-game winning streak, as after dropping two in a row to league opponents Napa and Yuba, they have now rallied to beat the College of Marin and Mendocino. Freshman...

Panthers look for championship

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports

Five years ago, the two worst teams in the NFL were the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos, as evidenced by them picking first and second in the 2011 draft respectively. A half-decade later, thanks to good drafting and smart free-agent additions, both teams are set to square off on football’s...

He’s not a one-trick Mustang

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
December 4, 2015
Filed under Profile, Sports

Gabe Taylor, quarterback for the Los Medanos College Mustangs football team, is a two-sport athlete, who also plays baseball at LMC. Taylor was not always a multi-sport athlete however. He grew up playing only baseball from ages 3 to 11 because his mom would not let him play football. “My mom and dad ...

Powelson combats injury

Garrett Belme, [email protected]
December 4, 2015
Filed under Sports

Renee SmithLos Medanos’ very own athletic trainer, Brian Powelson, took an interesting road to get to where he is today. Raised just beyond San Francisco International Airport, Powelson decided to stay local when attempting to further his education and attended Sacramento State right out of high ...

Possible MLB rule changes

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
December 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

First it was replay, now it is hard slides, strike zones, designated hitters in both leagues and lowering the mound. Baseball is a game that can never stop evolving if it wants to compete with the NFL for the most popular sport in America. Maybe it is because fans have liked what they have seen out...

Giants set to have active offseason

Jared Ambuehl, [email protected]
November 19, 2015
Filed under Sports

Valuable assets, such as 26-year-old Dutch Caribbean shortstop, Andrelton Simmons, are already starting to be traded this off-season and it’s not even December. General managers across the league will indeed approach the 2015-16 off-season aggressively, including the San Francisco Giants’ very own...

Football finishes .500

Renee Smith, [email protected]
November 19, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College Mustangs’ football team ends their season at .500 as they defeated the Mendocino Eagles on the road 29-12 Saturday, Nov. 14. The game began as LMC’s kicker Blessing Wainiwheh sent they ball off 59 yards to Mendo’s six-yard line. Eagles running back Joceice Cannon returned...

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