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Badminton endures tough season

Luisa Sausedo

May 17, 2016

The women’s badminton team endured a rough 2016 season after being undefeated and winning the state championship last year. With an overall record of 3-6, the Lady Knights came in third place out of four teams in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. With only two returning players and a new head coach, Darby Duprat, the team struggled during the entire season. The only ...

Baseball team set solid foundation

Luisa Sausedo

May 17, 2016

The baseball team at City College completed their 2016 season with a 15-18 overall record and a 10-14 record in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Although they didn’t do as well as hoped, the team and coaching staff will return next season with their 17 returning freshmen as well as some new recruits. Manager Chris Brown is in his 16th season coaching at City C...

Men’s volleyball team continues to improve

Luisa Sausedo

May 17, 2016

This past season, the City College men’s volleyball team held their best season since 2011 with an overall record of 9-13 and a conference record of 4-10. The Knights have made some huge improvements since Kevin Pratte, head coach of the team, took over in 2014. Over the years, the men’s volleyball team struggled. Back in 2014, the Knights hadn't won a single ga...

Softball team improved from last year

Luisa Sausedo

May 17, 2016

The softball team at City College finished their season with an overall record of 15-22 and 6-12 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference, logging six more wins than last year. With nine returning freshman and the improvements the Lady Knights made this season, they are poised to improve further if they keep working together as a team. The team will be losing five of its soph...

Division 1 school recruits Knights player

Luisa Sausedo

April 28, 2016

A volleyball player for the City College Knights, Luke Timm, was recruited to play for a NCAA Division 1 university, California State University Northridge on a partial scholarship after playing the sport only two seasons. During high school, Timm was a basketball star and was offered a scholarship to play for the University of Minnesota. He turned it down because he thought it w...

Con: $15 per hour: Fair or un-fairy tale?

Luisa Sausedo

April 16, 2016

On April 15, 2015, thousands of fast-food employees around the country marched out of their jobs demanding an increase in pay to $15 an hour. They stressed that they could not pay their rent and feed their families on a minimum-wage salary. In my opinion, McDonald's, Burger King, and places of this nature offer start-up jobs. Many 18-year olds who want experience and want ...

Badminton Knights take over Olympians

Luisa Sausedo

April 16, 2016

On April 15, City College’s badminton team defeated the Mesa College Olympians, 17-4, during their final game at Mesa College 15 before the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Individual tournament on April 22. During the first set of the singles matches, Knight sophomore Thao Le faced off against Olympian Mai Truong during the first match of the game. Le defeated Truong ...

Students have extra fun

Luisa Sausedo

April 13, 2016

City College students and athletes along with others in the community are participating as extras in a pilot for a Fox TV show, called “Pitch.”The pilot is about a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play in Major League baseball.Throughout the past few weeks, the extras were used for crowd shots at Petco Park and flashback scenes at Morley Field.Danny...

ASG holds elections April 20,21

Luisa Sausedo

April 13, 2016

Elections for City College’s Associated Student Government are being held on April 20 and 21 and students can vote from their smartphones or computers by logging onto www.sdcity.edu.Since April 4, a number of students have been campaigning, however they are all running unopposed, except for the Public Events Coordinator. Three of the nine officer positions have no ca...

Mixed crowd checks out Cruz

Luisa Sausedo

April 12, 2016

A mixed crowd of old and young people, including some undecideds, attended a presidential rally for Sen. Ted Cruz at the San Diego's Town and Country Hotel on Monday evening A total of 2,000 tickets were made available to the public on April 8, and were sold out in roughly half-a-day's time . Cruz spoke for about 30 minutes and focused on what he called the three critical iss...

Alex Bentley  is the Knights' starting  catcher after  coming back from a serious injury. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Athlete thrives behind the plate and camera

March 25, 2016

City College athlete Alex Bentley is living both of his passions by combining film and baseball into his life. Bentley, a 23-year-old film major, was...

From the field to behind the camera

Luisa Sausedo

March 16, 2016

Student athlete at San Diego City College, Alex Bentley, is living both of his passions by combining film and baseball into his life. Bentley, a film major at SDCC, was cast to act as a San Diego Padre baseball player in Fox Television’s new series titled, “Pitch”. Not only is Bentley acting as a baseball player on TV, he really is one. Bentley is the starting ...

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