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The 2015 City College badminton team poses for a team photo on May 8 at Irvine Valley College. (Top left to bottom right) Sophomores Cassandra Ka, Trinh Lang, Gina Niph, freshmen Thao Le, Shessira Paredes, Margaret Do and Head Coach Son Nguyen. Photo credit: David Pradel

State Champions: Knights grab the gold by defeating De Anza College 11-10

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

“All I can think was just to not cry but then I was like ‘No! I am going to cry’ then I ran over to (Gina Niph) saying ‘We did it!’ And we were so ecstatic and relieved — I don’t think I...

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Editorial: Out of bounds

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

At a time where race and law enforcement seem to be in the news for all the wrong reasons, yet another was possibly added here in San Diego as students for the broadcast news show “Newscene” may have...

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Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

Why is it that the community colleges, which have the word community in them, lack in bringing the community closer? You would think the athletics program at community colleges would offer something...

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‘Take you down to the tennis courts’

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

The San Diego City College men’s and women’s tennis teams’ season came to an end on April 23 after having a combined 11 players competing in the 2015 California Community College Athletic Association...

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San Diego City College students Alice Kiddo (front) and Bri Rochstein (back) participate at the seventh station during the Health and Wellness Expo on April 10 that was held at the AH/BT quad. Photo credit: David Pradel

Passport to wellness

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 4, 2015

The AH/BT quad was flooded with students, staff and faculty on April 14 during the sixth annual Health and Wellness Expo presented by the San Diego City College Mental Health Counseling Center and Step...

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Freshman outfielder Tyler Flores hits the ball in the bottom of the third inning against Mt. San Jacinto College on April 24 where the Knights got the 6-3 victory against the Eagles in the final game of the season. Photo credit: David Pradel

Furious Knights take down Eagles

Baseball team defeats Mt. San Jacinto College in final game of the season
David Pradel, Sports Editor May 1, 2015

Through nine strong innings of play, the San Diego City College Knights baseball team got the job done on the mound and at the plate as they defeated Mt. San Jacinto College 6-3 on April 24 to end their...

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Palomar College freshman third baseman Iesha Hill slides to second base during the fourth inning at the Betty Hock Softball Field on April 21 where the Comets got the 14-0 victory against the Knights. Photo credit: David Pradel

Comets crush Knights

Softball team loses to Palomar College in final game of the season
David Pradel, Sports Editor May 1, 2015

Five runs in the first inning, two runs in the second, six more in the third and one more run in the fifth and the game is called with a 14-0 Palomar College lead and no signs of the Knights softball team...

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Sophomore shortstop Katie Dowdy hits the ball during the sixth inning of the home game against Mt. San Jacinto College on April 10, where the Knights lost 4-1. Photo credit: David Pradel

Crackle of the bats

Knights softball team struggles as season winds down
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

As cars drive by with their roaring engines past the Betty Hock Softball Field, the Knights softball team would be the car with engine problems. In this case, with a 9-24 overall record and a 3-14 conference...

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Freshman outside hitter Kyle Taylor goes up to send his hard-hitting kill during the fourth set against the Grossmont College defense on April 10 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Air and tear

Knights men's volleyball team suffers final defeat of the season against conference rival Grossmont College
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

With a 21-20 lead in the fourth set, the San Diego City College men’s volleyball team couldn’t extend the match to a fifth set against Grossmont College as they went on a 5-0 run to seal the 3-1 victory...

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Sophomore outfielder Ray Jones (#12) attempts to steal second base during a home game against Imperial Valley College on April 16, where the Knights won 7-6. Photo credit: David Pradel

Diamond disaster

Unexpected seasonal slump hits Knights baseball team
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

“The game of baseball is unpredictable — there are seasons where you are great, seasons where you are bad and some in between. We just happened to hit a rough spot this season,” said freshman pitcher...

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Tennis Knights qualify for SoCal Regionals

David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

As the Knights tennis season winds down, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams were able to continue their season by having players qualify for the Southern California Regional Tournament after competing...

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Sophomore tennis player David Lin hits the ball during the doubles round against Palomar College on March 17 at the SDCC Tennis Courts. Photo credit: David Pradel

Eiffel state of mind: Sophomore Tennis player David Lin selected to receive 3C4A Achievement Award

David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

Maintain a 4.0 GPA? Check. Overcome obstacles on the tennis courts? Check. Help advocate for the Associated Students Government at San Diego City College? Check. It’s not every day where a student...

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