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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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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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San Diego City College Knights freshmen tennis players Lily Yamauchi (left) and Logan Rinder (right) both reach for the ball during home matches on March 12  and 17, respectively against Palomar College at the SDCC Tennis Courts. Photo credit: David Pradel

Swinging for Ojai

Knights tennis teams aim to compete at the Southern California Regionals
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

With the tennis season in its final matches for both the men’s and women’s tennis teams, the anticipation of qualifying for the SoCal Regionals are high for the Knights as it is just weeks away. The...

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Mesa College freshman Sabrina Gonzalez hits the ball over San Diego City College freshman pitcher Micela Ross during the seventh inning of the game, where the Knights lost 7-2 against the Olympians on March 11 at the Betty Hock Softball Field. Photo credit: David Pradel

Knights edged out by Olympians

City College softball team suffers loss against conference rival Mesa College, 7-2
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

In the opening minutes, Mesa College got on the scoreboard first and never looked back as the Knights softball team was defeated by their conference rivals 7-2 at home on March 11. “I think overall...

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Freshman outside hitter Lucas Timm goes up to hit the ball against Palomar College freshman David McGuire during the third set of the match on March 13 at the Harry West Gym, where the Knights lost 3-1 against the Comets. Photo credit: David Pradel

Knights lose battle against Comets

On the court, errors strike men’s volleyball team in loss against conference foe Palomar College
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

A total of 44 kills, 60 digs and 40 assists — but it wasn’t enough for the Knights volleyball team as they were defeated at home by the Palomar College Comets, 3-1 on March 13. “(The loss) was...

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During the last round of the home opening match, sophomore Cassandra Ka serves the birdie over the net against Grossmont College on March 4 in the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

The dynasty continues

Women's badminton team defeats Grossmont College in home opener, 21-0
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 10, 2015

The women’s badminton team picked up where they left off last season by capturing their 23rd consecutive Pacific Coast Athletic Conference victory by defeating Grossmont College 21-0 on March 4. “We...

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Freshman Jordann Hernandez (left) and freshman Dale Guiterrez (right) both lead the Knights womens and mens tennis teams as the second half of the season swings into action. Photo credit: David Pradel

Tenacity strikes Knights

David Pradel, Sports Editor March 10, 2015

As the tennis season swings into its halfway point, the men’s and women’s tennis teams at San Diego City College are looking to make a strong push to add more wins to their overall record. The women’s...

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During the home opening match on Feb. 13, freshman middle blocker Zach Kramer goes up to send a hard hitting kill to the defense of El Camino College in the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Milestone season

Men's volleyball team captures first win in three years
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 10, 2015

After many years of struggling at the net, the San Diego City College men’s volleyball team has found success this season by capturing two milestone victories last month against L.A. Trade Tech and Mesa...

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In the top of the ninth inning, Knights sophomore pitcher Kyle Peeler seals the 6-0 victory against Southwestern College by striking out Sammy Perez on Feb. 24 at Morley Field. Photo credit: David Pradel

Peeler peels off first conference win for Knights baseball

David Pradel, Sports Editor February 27, 2015

Through nine innings of play, sophomore starting pitcher Kyle Peeler led the Knights Baseball team to a 6-0 home victory against Southwestern College by throwing a complete game shutout with three strikeouts...

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Sophomore Caleb Singleton records his 200th career three-pointer in the San Diego City College men’s basketball team’s victory during the last home game of the regular season and on “sophomore night.” The Knights recorded their sixth consecutive double-digit victory by defeating Imperial Valley College 108-80 on Feb. 18, in the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Cool as the other side of the pillow

For the second consecutive year, the men's basketball team advances to the playoffs
David Pradel, Sports Editor February 24, 2015

In the last home game of the regular season, the San Diego City College men’s basketball team put on a show for the home crowd and lit up the scoreboard with a 108-80 victory against Imperial Valley...

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