Experience

Risk verses reward in football

Dakotah Zabroski

December 7, 2012


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The absence of some sports at Los Medanos College has left many interested athletes without a game to play even though potential players indicate they would take steps to help bring their sport to LMC. LMC has just three men’s teams and four women’s teams, due to the fact that Title IX requires...

Risk verses reward in football

Dakotah Zabroski

December 7, 2012


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Concussions are becoming more prevalent in sports. The problem is they are not easy to spot and can be a potential problem for both players and coaches to identify — since only 10 percent of them involve loss of consciousness even being knocked out is not a fool proof indicator. My biggest concern...

D’Albora takes the mound as new coach

D’Albora takes the mound as new coach

Luke Johnson

November 30, 2012


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Anthony D’Albora is set to anchor the baseball coaching staff at Los Medanos College for what many people might say is the relatively young age of 26-years-old. Although D’Albora is young he is not inexperienced, having coached collegiately for eight years. “He’s been around the game for...

Mustangs improve record to 6-4

Mustangs improve record to 6-4

Dakotah Zabroski

November 30, 2012


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  The Los Medanos College football team enjoyed success this fall after a disappointing 0-10 season in 2011, finishing 6-4 and just one game shy of making it to a bowl game. The team was full of committed sophomores who hated the feeling of losing every game last year, said quarterback coach...

Mariners take win

Mariners take win

Luke Johnson

November 21, 2012


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The Mustangs’ season came to an end on Tuesday in one of the closest battles of the year, narrowly losing to the College of Marin Mariners three sets to zero at Los Medanos College. Finishing the season with a 4-12 record, sophomores Seana Leonard and Marissa Hunter hung up their jerseys for what...

LMC’s season ends against CCC

LMC’s season ends against CCC

Chris Chard

November 21, 2012


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The Los Medanos College Mustangs saw their much-improved season come to an untimely and unfortunate halt in the final match-up against district rival Contra Costa College. The Comets defeated them at home in what was a tug o’ war contest for the first three quarters, then finally pulling away with...

LMC rises against Laney College, 0-3

LMC rises against Laney College, 0-3

Luke Johnson

November 2, 2012


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ollege Eagles last Friday, while putting on their best performance of the season, dominating in three sets. “We played to our level,” said LMC Head Coach Lou Panzella. “It was nice to see the girls have some success on the court, and working hard trying to improve in practice.” The Mustangs...

Mustangs halt Corsairs by one yard

Sean Tongson

November 2, 2012


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Coming off of last week’s disappointing 56-34 loss to Mendocino, the Los Medanos College Mustangs righted the ship against the College of the Redwoods Corsairs at Mustang Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27 emerging victorious with a 47-40 win over the Corsairs to improve the Mustangs to 5-3 this season. Mustangs...

Staff rallies on diamond

Staff rallies on diamond

Pete Costanza

October 26, 2012


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The warm muggy air of a fall afternoon provided the right conditions for the bi-annual faculty softball game on Oct. 19. A little over 20 players were divided up according to their favorite ball club—the Giants or the A’s—for the game that started just before 2:30 p.m. Employees throughout the...

LMC slipped into an early rut against Mendocino, 56-34

LMC slipped into an early rut against Mendocino, 56-34

Sean Tongson

October 26, 2012


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In a battle that was featured as a hotly contested contest between the Mustangs’ high-powered offense and the Eagles’ strong defense, Los Medanos College faced off against Mendocino College Saturday, Oct. 20 in Ukiah. In spite of being armed with an explosive offense led by a fierce rushing attack,...

49ers take gold from the Stangs

49ers take gold from the Stangs

Luke Johnson

October 19, 2012


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In a spirited game to raise money for breast cancer awareness the Yuba College 49ers came into Los Medanos College and reigned supreme over the Mustangs dominating in three sets. Early on Yuba showed its extraordinary net game lead by the precision passing of setter Samantha Foster. “We don’t...

Shasta fails to match LMC’s powerful display

Shasta fails to match LMC’s powerful display

Chris Chard

October 19, 2012


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During an impressive firefight during last Saturday’s game, the Los Medanos College Mustangs pulled out another nail-biting victory over the visiting Shasta Knights, 56-49. On a surprisingly warm October afternoon, the game against the Knights had an equally surprising outcome. The Mustangs spent...

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