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Leading the Knights down court

Franchesca Walker

January 16, 2016

Experiencing a men’s basketball game in the Harry West Gym is exhilarating mixed with excitement as the team plays at a fast pace. It’s almost impossible to keep a steady eye on the ball as it travels through the court by players and lands into the 10 foot basket multiple times. For the past 12 years, Coach Mitch Charlens has led the men’s basketball team to infinite...

Knights land the Eagles

Mike Madriaga

December 19, 2015

The Knights Women’s Volleyball team won 3-1 against Mt. San Jacinto College on the evening of Nov. 10. This was the last from their home game schedule with the set scores being: 25-21, 25-15, 23-25, 25-8.Alyssa Dincoff, a City College Freshman, led the Knights with her ninth double-double of the season, with 14 kills and 24 digs,On the second set, the Eagles could not k...

Going the extra mile

Denise White

December 15, 2015

At only 19 years old, Ishmael Fernandez is no ordinary student athlete at City College. Fernandez is currently a freshman cross-country runner who balances practice, working part-time and classes, taking an astonishing 22 units. Not only is Fernandez a busy student, he is also a successful cross-country runner after only starting in the summer. “He’s never ran before,...

The Knights faced the Cuyamaca Coyotes in their last game of the season, losing 4-2 at home, on Nov. 13. They ended the season placing third in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Both teams played each other again in the first round of the SoCal Regional playoffs on Nov. 21 at Cuyamaca College, where the Coyotes defeated the Knights yet again, 2-1, moving into the second round of the playoffs. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Knights foul out of playoffs

December 8, 2015

The round 1 playoff game of the Men’s Southern Region between the Cuyamaca College Coyotes and San Diego City College Knights on Nov. 21 was a heavily...

A quiet leader, with plenty of command

David Linares

December 7, 2015

It is a playground cliché to say that the best player wears the No. 10 jersey and is also the captain of the soccer team. Francisco Contreras is no cliché. He is No. 10 due to his skill, his leadership and his determination which have allowed him to quickly become the team captain. Contreras is a 23-year-old student of San Diego City College and a forward for its soccer...

Knights prevail over Pirates

Denise White

December 2, 2015

The Knights opened up their tournament on Friday, Nov. 13th against the Porterville College Pirates. Tip-off started at 5 p.m. with freshman center Leonard Allen going up against Pirates’ sophomore forward Dale Kirkland. Allen tipped the ball to sophomore guard Taylor Nelson who passed it to freshman forward Alex Wilbourn for the first two points of the game. The Knights...

The San Diego City College Knights men’s basketball team started their season off with a bang beating the Citrus Owls, 80-65, on Nov. 4. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Knights on the court

November 11, 2015

The Harry West Gymnasium was filled with cheers on Nov. 4 as the men’s basketball team had their season opening game playing the No. 17 state ranked...

Marco Anzures, the new coach for the women’s cross counrty team, warms up with second-recess kids before the Dirt Doggies 2K Watermelon Run on Oct. 3 at Morley Field. Photo by  Celia Jimenez

‘Patience, positivity and perseverance’

November 10, 2015

Marco Anzures is a San Diegan who's had a successful career as an athlete and young coach and he now is the new Knights women's cross country coach. Anzures...

Knights take out the Rams

San Diego City College men’s soccer midfielder Tadey Anteneh trails Victor Valley Rams freshmen forward Marvin Soriano to stop his advancement to the Knights’ goal during their Oct. 23 game on the City College soccer field. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

The Knights men’s soccer team won their third game in a row at home on Oct. 23 when they played against the Victor Valley Rams in a game that had a slow...

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Knights triumph over Spartans

October 16, 2015

The men’s soccer team triumphed in their first home game win of the season against MiraCosta College (3-2) on Oct. 9. Although the Knights took the...

During the second quarter of the match between the Knights and Grossmont College on Oct. 2, the Knights sent the ball over the net and were met with a sharp
return from the Griffins’ offense. The Knights could not control the ball and Grossmont landed a point on the unsuspecting team. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Injury devastates Knights during game

October 14, 2015

The Harry West Gym ended up with faces of disappointment, frustration, and pain from the San Diego City College women’s volleyball team, as the Knights...

600 athletes from community colleges across Southern California held a practice run at Tecolote Shores North at Mission Bay Park on
Sept. 19 in preparation for the Southern California Championship meet. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Cross country teams test the course

September 30, 2015

Tecolote Shores Cross Country SoCal Preview.Men and women cross country athletes from Southern California community colleges met on Sept. 19 at Tecolo...

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