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CCCAA suspends season

CCCAA suspends season

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Due to the ongoing threat of the Coronavirus, the California Community College Athletic Association has decided to indefinitely suspend all competition and practices for the spring semester, effective immediately. This decision was made March 12, and falls in line with ongoing policies related to the...

Time’s up. Pay up.

Time’s up. Pay up.

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team has long-battled the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for better treatment on and off the field. After many years of this on-going issue, the U.S. women’s team filed a lawsuit against its federation.  The women are fighting for equal pay as thei...

NBA league suspended

NBA league suspended

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

The Coronavirus has arguably been the number one talked-about topic for months and is now the reason for a cancellation of the rest of the National Basketball Association (NBA) 2019-2020 season. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been affecting schools, jobs, and now sports, so the NBA has taken matters into ...

CCC you later

CCC you later

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

The Los Medanos College Mustangs (15-5) defeated the Contra Costa College Comets (CCC)(6-13) 5-1 Tuesday evening March 10. The Mustangs would take control of this game in the first inning, scoring two runs, and they never looked back after that. James Biles started on the mound for the Mustangs, and he pitche...

Staff softball game is coming up

Staff softball game is coming up

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

The staff softball game is back this upcoming Friday April 10 at 2 p.m. in the softball field. This marks the 15th year in which the staff softball game will take place, dating back to 2005. This tradition began with the idea of Los Medanos College classified staff socializing with one another. “There are...

LMC coaches react to coronavirus fear

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

It is no secret that the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected everyone’s typical lifestyle. The virus has brought the fear of getting contaminated onto people. The virus has been spreading world-wide, impacting the way people interact with one another. The outbreak has now begun to affec...

Stangs playoff loss

Stangs playoff loss

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

The Los Medanos College Mustangs men’s basketball team ended the season in a 72-83 loss to San Joaquin Delta College Mustangs in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Northern California Regional Championship. The LMC Mustangs qualified for the CCCAA NorCal ...

Warriors superstar should not return

Bailee Lewis, Staff writer

March 5, 2020

When you think of Stephen Curry, you probably think of him as a three-time National Basketball Association champion or two-time back to back Most Valuable Player, or even six-time NBA All-star. Curry is number three on the all time three-points made list.  It’s no surprise Curry has been leading th...

Mustangs steal the win

Mustangs steal the win

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The Los Medanos College baseball team hosted Diablo Valley College in a non-conference 7-3 win Tuesday, Feb. 25. The Mustangs battled back after trailing to the Vikings twice throughout the duration of the game, which was a total of three hours and ten minutes.   The win was part of a home-and-away series f...

Mustangs weather the storm

Mustangs weather the storm

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The Los Medanos College men’s basketball team defeated Napa Valley College on their final home game of the regular season Feb. 19 with a final score of 80-74. With this win, the Mustangs overall record is now 20-8, with an 11-5 record in the Bay Valley Conference.  During the first half, the Mustangs failed t...

Super teams must go

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Money should not be the reason that any sports team is successful. There should not be a barrier to entry for a team to be good, aside from good draft classes, competent management and development of players over-time.  Sadly, this is not the case in most sports leagues, as purchasing power has b...

Gallagher’s journey

Gallagher’s journey

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

After completing her two-years of playing eligibility with Los Medanos Women’s Soccer, Holly Gallagher will continue her collegiate soccer career at UC Davis. Gallagher committed to play for the Aggies after a stand-out performance at the Junior College Sophomore Showcase.  Though all seems like a walk in the park, Ga...

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