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An act of bravery from NBA

An act of bravery from NBA

Dakotah Zabroski

May 3, 2013


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Twelve-year NBA Veteran Jason Collins recently just announced that he is gay, making him the first ever openly gay male athlete in the Big four sports (NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL). Now that he has come out of the closet and is still actively playing what does that mean for other athletes. In todays world homosexuality...

42’s legacy lives on

Brendan Cross

April 26, 2013


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The impression that Jackie Robinson left on the game of baseball is unprecedented. The MLB every year celebrates his 1947 breaking of the color barrier by wearing jerseys all with the number 42 on it. His lore has even hit the big screen this year, as “42” was just released in theaters. Robinson...

Stangs slide into fourth place

Stangs slide into fourth place

Brendan Cross

April 26, 2013


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The baseball season is winding down as the Mustangs looked to make their playoff push Tuesday in a home game against Yuba College but lost 7-6. Los Medanos College remains tied for fourth place in the Bay Valley division, but are still just a game out of being in second with one to play. The scoring...

Athletes flirting with Mary Jane

Luke Johnson

April 19, 2013


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Marijuana use has been around the world of sports for decades. It is no secret that many athletes love their dope. But with legalization for the drug being pushed further and further, how will that affect the athletes? Marijuana scandals have generally tampered an athlete’s image. Former NFL running...

Leave it to Leavitt on the diamond

Leave it to Leavitt on the diamond

Dakotah Zabroski

April 19, 2013


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Opposing teams offenses know it will be a tough day for them when they have to face Los Medanos College right-handed ace Jenna Leavitt. Leavitt sports the number 10 and has posted a 2.71 ERA, and can keep the Mustangs in any game they play in. She is a tough competitor and her head coach Tim Griffith...

Solano pitchers shine on mound

Dakotah Zabroski

April 19, 2013


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The first place Solano College Falcons soared into Los Medanos and took the field by storm, winning both games in five innings by way of the mercy rule. The first game the Eagles won 14-0 and 10-0 the second. Solano pitcher Rachel Sponsler threw a no-hitter in game one as she helped lead her team...

Mustangs drop two at home

Mustangs drop two at home

Dakotah Zabroski

April 12, 2013


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An abundance of runs were scored by the Marin College Mariners in both games of a double-header when they came to Pittsburg to take on the Los Medanos College Mustangs.The Mariners took both games of the double header, winning the first game 9-0 and the second game 13-3. “Our bats were hot, we were...

Stangs fall to second place

Stangs fall to second place

Brendan Cross

April 12, 2013


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The Mustangs eight game win streak is over losing back-to-back games last Friday and Saturday against their conference foes Laney College. The losses pushed LMC down to second place in the Bay Valley division as they were leaped over in the standings by Marin College. Friday’s game, which ended...

LMC football is springing into action

LMC football is springing into action

Dakotah Zabroski

April 12, 2013


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Head coach Chris Shipe and the Los Medanos football team are vigorously training during spring football. The teams hopes to improve on last year’s 6-4 record and aim to make the playoffs. “We definitely expect to improve from last year and definitely try to win a conference championship and...

Leader of the herd

Leader of the herd

Luke Johnson

April 12, 2013


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As hip-hop superstar Drake would say, “Started from the bottom, now his whole team's here.” Los Medanos Football Head Coach Chris Shipe persevered through the hardships of coming off a winless season to just miss a conference championship by the skin of his teeth. Shipe, a Pittsburg native, did...

Leavitt controls Comets

Leavitt controls Comets

Dakotah Zabroski

April 5, 2013


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Jeanna Leavitt and the Los Medanos women’s softball team took both games in a double header against the Contra Costa College Comets. The first game was a close 2-1, while the second game the Mustangs widened the score and won 15-7. Pitcher Jeanna Leavitt dominated the first game as she struck...

Openly gay male athletes nonexistent

Luke Johnson

April 5, 2013


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A hot topic roaming around the nation lately has been the fact that there are no openly gay male athletes in the Big Four professional sports organizations (MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL), and the question is, “What will it take for one finally to come out?” It is certain that a closeted gay athlete...

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