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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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During the first round of the doubles matches, sophomore Trinh Lang reaches out to hit the birdie on April 29 against Pasadena College. The Knights went on to beat the Lancers 11-10 in the Southern California playoff match held at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Knights badminton team wins the SoCal Title after defeating Pasadena College

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor May 5, 2015

In a nerve-wracking game against Pasadena College, the San Diego City College badminton team narrowly defeated the Lancers 11-10 and once again were named the Southern California Champions on April 29. In...

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Sophomore Gina Niph reaches for the birdie during the second round of the doubles match against Mesa College on April 22 at the Harry West Gym. The Knights went on to win, 17-4 and clinched their fourth straight PCAC title. Photo credit: David Pradel

Badminton team defeats Mesa College and clinches PCAC title

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 26, 2015

The women's badminton team clinched their fourth straight Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship title after beating Mesa College 17-4 on April 22 and remain undefeated with a 5-0 season record. The...

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Freshman Emerald Liu (front) and sophomore Gina Niph (back) both compete in the doubles round of the second annual Mesa College Badminton Tournament on March 20, where  Liu and Niph made it to the semifinals of the doubles bracket. Photo credit: David Pradel

March madness: Women’s badminton team competes in the Mesa College tournament

David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

After eight hours of badminton at the second annual Mesa College Badminton Tournament, the players from the San Diego City College women’s badminton team found success among four other teams on March...

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Knights prepare for spring battles

David Pradel February 3, 2015

After several months of training, San Diego City College student-athletes will be put to the test on the field and court as the new season for spring sports begins in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. “I’m...

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Player from the womens badminton team goes for the birdie during practice April 11 at the Harry West Gym. Audrey Brewer, City Times

City College badminton defending its title

LaShawn Encarnacion April 8, 2013

The San Diego City College Lady Knights are the reigning and defending State Badminton Doubles Champions with aspirations to win back-to-back titles. In 2012, the teams of LanAnh Nguyen/Tammy Vu San Diego...

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