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Mustangs weather the storm

LMC's Henry Sires shoots over Napa Valley's Chance Martin-Farrell.

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

Holly Gallagher reveals that she will continue her collegiate soccer career at UC Davis, a Division-1 athletics school.

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...

Foul taste of loss for women

Foul taste of loss for women

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The Los Medanos College women’s basketball team hosted the College of Marin in a 49-59 loss on Friday, Feb. 7. The Mustangs’ Bay Valley Conference record changed to 2-8 with the loss to the Mariners. The Mustangs sit in the bottom of the standings with only a handful of games remaining in the seaso...

Franchise expansion in NorCal

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

With the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League scheduled to relocate to Las Vegas prior to the 2020-21 season, I began to think of all the professional sports teams in Northern California. No longer including the Raiders, there are seven tier-1 and one tier-2 professional teams. One thin...

Mustangs Let Mariners Off The Hook

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

The LMC men’s basketball team (18-6) barely lost 75-76 to the College of Marin Mariners (12-12) Friday night. The story of the night for LMC was getting open looks but not being able to finish the play. Their defense kept them in much of this game, allowing them opportunities to extend the multiple...

LMC students react to Kobe Bryant’s death

Kobe Bryant, Lakers shooting guard, stands ready to shoot a free throw during Tuesday night’s pre-season game against the Golden State Warriors. Bryant was essential in bringing together a large point gap late in the second quarter, after the Warriors took the early lead.

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

The death of Kobe Bryant impacted so many people around the world, including students in the LMC community. For his entire 20-year NBA career Bryant played for the Los Angeles Lakers. With the Lakers, he won five NBA championships, two of which he was named the Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP). He ...

Women’s Basketball lose to Solano College

Jeannette Luna, No. 12, attempts to dribble through the Solano College Falcons in an attempt to score for the Mustangs during a women’s basketball game at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, Calif. on Jan. 31, 2020.

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

The Los Medanos Women’s Basketball team hosted the Solano College Women’s team in a 42-74 defeat. The loss changed their Bay Valley Conference record to 2-7, and their overall record to 4-16. The Mustangs sit in the bottom half of the BVC standings, and are on a two game losing streak.  LMC pl...

KAC now under operations

Sarah Stretch, the Kickboxing instructor at Los Medanos College, teaches and leads students in some kick boxing activities, Feburary 6, 2020 at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg Calif.

Bailee Lewis, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

As some Los Medanos College students may know, the new Kinesiology & Athletics Complex opened up in November before winter break. The new complex features a fitness center, a dance studio, and multiple locker rooms for athletes.  Students are required to be enrolled in a class within the K...

Mustangs outpace Falcons

Head Coach Derek Domenichelli creates a play during a timeout during a basketball game against Solano College at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, Calif on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

The Los Medanos College men’s basketball team defeated Solano College 91-83 at home January 31. The win improved the Mustangs to a 17-5 overall record on the season, and 8-2 in Bay Valley Conference play.  From tip-off, both teams played a fast paced, high-intensity game. Both teams held each o...

A chance at sports for women

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

It is no secret the Pittsburg High School has a rich history in men’s sports, especially football. I recently visited Pittsburg Historical Society located in Downtown Pittsburg. During my visit, I found myself most interested in the sports section. I quickly noticed one thing.  The one thing I...

Folsom defeats Stangs 3-0 in post season

The LMC Women’s Soccer team gathers to discuss their performance of the soccer game.

Erick Amaya, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

The Los Medanos College women’s soccer team traveled to Folsom, Calif. Saturday, Nov. 23 to face Folsom Lake College in the first round of the 2019 CCCAA Northern California Regional Championship. The Mustangs were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs with a 3-0 loss.   LMC was placed...

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