Experience

Equal play but not equal pay

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

September 13, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Sports

The best player in the NBA and the best player in the WNBA should make the same amount of money, but it's never going to happen. It certainly is disappointing to see the constant gender wage gap translate into sports, but honestly it isn't surprising. It is a very easy business model. The more consum...

LMC wins first conference set

Hugo Calderon, @HCAL09

September 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, volleyball

Los Medanos College kicked off its conference play in a positive manner against Yuba College, overcoming their difficulties and finishing off strong. The Mustangs came into the game with a 4-9 non-conference record, but won the match 3-1. The team finished the last set strong, eight points ahead o...

Q&A with LMC linebacker Nik Filardo

Connor Horsfield, Correspondent

September 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Nik Filardo had quite the debut for the Los Medanos College football team recording an interception and two sacks. Experience correspondent Connor Horsfield caught up with the Heritage High School alumnus.   Connor: Hey Nik, I was asked by the LMC Experience (newsletter) if I could get a...

Soccer gets on board

Jesus Cano, @Juice_Cano

September 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College women’s soccer team was in a drought to start the season, but found its oasis against De Anza College. Previously, the Mustangs had not been able to capture a victory, or even score their first goal of the season. But that changed after LMC tasted victory for the first ti...

Volleyball sets up for its season

Hugo Calderon, Co-Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

“This group of girls has as much, if not more, talent then any group that we’ve had coming in,” said Los Medanos College women’s volleyball head coach Lou Panzella of his team for the 2018 season. Panzanella will be in his seventh season in charge of the Volleyball team as well as also coaching m...

Mustang defense show up in season opener

Jesus Cano, Sports Editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Los Medanos College football team has a very young roster, and the first half of their season opener showed that.   But despite the rocky start, LMC kicked off the year with a 22-7 victory over Gavilan college. Right from the beginning, LMC looked like a deer in headlights, especially ...

Strengthening a community

Jesus Cano, twitter.com/y2j_cano08

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The career of an athletic trainer is to help athletes develop better fitness, strength, and injury prevention and in some cases a speedy recovery. For Joseph Hughes, there are also unwritten duties that come with the job. Hughes lives his dream every single time he gets out of bed early in the morning....

Staff take talents to the field

Alex Camilli, twitter.com/A_Carnation

May 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Homeruns were commonplace on the Los Medanos College softball field May 4 as the LMC staff gathered to show their athletic prowess. Two predetermined teams of LMC instructors and staff participated in seven engaging innings of softball typically held every year near the end of the spring semester. Th...

JC athletics opens doors

Jonathan Little, twitter.com/jonathanglittle

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

If anybody had told me three years ago that I would have concluded my career as a junior college baseball player after three years at Los Medanos College, I probably would’ve laughed or said you’re talking to the wrong guy. I came to LMC in the fall of 2015 looking to get my general education...

WWE in a headlock

WWE in a headlock

Jesus Cano, twitter.com/y2j_cano

May 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Saudi Arabia played host to WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble, and while the event lasted five hours, the amount of controversy sparked by it will leave people talking about it for decades to come. The women of WWE have made headlines over the past couple of years. The first ever Women’s Elimination...

Myles Coston heading back to Division 1

Myles Coston heading back to Division 1

Hugo Calderon, twitter.com/HugoCalderon09

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Myles Coston has spent his baseball career climbing the baseball ladder. He started with tee ball, went on to high school and climbed further making it to Division I baseball. Then he dropped down to community college baseball making for an unusual journey. After two years playing at the junior college...

Stangs deny Laney a win

Hugo Calderon

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Despite Laney’s hardest attempts to come back into the game, including a five run inning, Los Medanos managed to withstand the pressure coming out on top with a final score of 10-5. Riley Cleary’s two RBI single drew the first blood, hitting a ground ball and also scoring a run in the same inning....

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