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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...

Nyznyk leading the way with K’s

Nyznyk leading the way with K’s

Dakotah Zabroski

April 5, 2013


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Standout pitcher Peter Nyznyk is a key reason to the success of the Los Medanos Mustangs baseball team this season. The 6-foot-1, 165 pounds hurler has been playing and has a love for the game at a very young age, “ever since I could remember, around four or five years old.” His dad was a major...

Salaries of baseball’s not-so-glistening stars

Brendan Cross

March 29, 2013


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Many professional athletes nowadays make in a year what most of us could never dream of making in 10 lifetimes. Twenty-six of the top 50 sports contracts of all time belong to baseball players. Some large deals include the famous San Francisco Giant’s signing of Barry Zito for seven years and $126...

All-Star on and off the court

All-Star on and off the court

Luke Johnson

March 29, 2013


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Los Medanos College’s star shooting guard Nick Blount displays noble leadership by turning down scholarship offers out of high school to aid to his mother’s recovery from breast cancer. As an only child, Blount grew up in West Pittsburg to Diana and Nelson Blount, a family with strong Christian...

Stangs gallop to first place

Stangs gallop to first place

Brendan Cross

March 29, 2013


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The Bay Valley division now has a new head honcho as the LMC Mustangs rode a six-game winning streak into first place. They have a record of 13-11 overall, and boast a 9-3 record in conference play. Last Saturday, the Mustangs took on the Contra Costa College Comets at home and won 17-1. Runs crossed...

49ers strike gold in Pittsburg

49ers strike gold in Pittsburg

Brendan Cross

March 12, 2013


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The Los Medanos College Mustangs baseball team lost their second game in conference play of the season last Saturday afternoon against the Yuba College 49ers 4-0 at home. It was their first shutout loss this year, leaving them with a record of 5-9 overall. Yuba left the game with an overall record...

Baseball loses series against De Anza College

Baseball loses series against De Anza College

Brendan Cross

March 1, 2013


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The Los Medanos College baseball team played three games against the De Anza Dons over the last weekend, losing 7-6 Friday, 7-6 in game one of a doubleheader Saturday, and winning 14-1 in game two of the twin bill. LMC played at home in game one of the series but could not capitalize on the advantage...

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