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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...

Air and tear

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

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...

Knights lose battle against Comets

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

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...

Milestone season

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

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 vi...

Freshmen (left to right) Jordan Walley, Shane McAdams and Lucas Timm attempt to block the ball but squeezes through their fingertips during the home opener on Feb. 13 against El Camino College at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Wrong end of the broom

February 24, 2015

The frustrating grunts echoed through the Harry West Gym along with the sheer face of disappointment could be seen from the San Diego City College’s...

After losing their first set against El Camino College in the home opener on Feb. 13, Head Coach Kevin Pratte talks to the men's volleyball team about finding a way to stay in the match. Photo credit: David Pradel

Men’s volleyball team partners up with HUMANeX Ventures

February 24, 2015

As the San Diego City College men’s volleyball team begins its new season on the court, it also begins a new era off the court, as Head Coach Kevin Pratte...

Net-mares

Sophomore outside hitter Karlee Troeh (#7) sends a hard-hitting kill toward the defense of Grossmont College on Nov. 7 where the Knights lost 3-0. Photo credit: Troy Orem

David Pradel, Sports Editor

December 10, 2014

“It was tough — injuries really screwed us.” In seven words, sophomore outside hitter Lisette Kelly summed up the second half of the women’s...

The Knightly battles at the net – Women’s volleyball struggling as the season winds down

Outside hitter Michaela Keller returns the ball during the Nov. 7 home game against Grossmont. The Knights went on to lose the match 0-3 Photo credit: Troy Orem

David Pradel, Sports Editor

November 19, 2014

After starting the season off strong, the San Diego City College women’s volleyball team is now struggling after losing six of its last 10 games. The...

Jets set to take off on the court in 2015

David Pradel, Sports Editor

November 18, 2014

It was announced on Oct. 10 that the athletics program at San Diego Miramar College was given approval to establish a men's volleyball program to compete in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference beginning in the spring of 2015. “I am thrilled that Miramar is starting a men’s volleyball team. There are only 13 men’s CCCAA men's volleyball teams in the state of California...

Sophomores Lisette Kelly (#15) and Mia Torres (#22)  block  the ball from  an opponent from College of the Desert during the San Diego City College tournament on Sept. 27 where they finished second  overall out of 13 teams. Photo credit: Troy Orem

The Knightly battles at the net

October 14, 2014

The San Diego City College women’s volleyball team is off to its best start since 2009 with an overall record of 7-5, and is ranked 23 in the latest...

Women’s volleyball team finishes second overall in San Diego City College tournament

City College freshman setter Tristan Self hits the ball back against College of the Desert in the 2014 San Diego City College Tournament in the Harry West Gymnasium on Sept. 27. The Lady Knights went on to sweep the Roadrunners 3-0. Photo credit: Troy Orem

David Pradel, Sports Editor

October 3, 2014

In a day filled with nonstop volleyball action, the San Diego City College women’s volleyball team finished second overall out of 13 teams in the 8th...

In the season opener for women's volleyball, middle blocker, Mia Torres (#22) jumps up to block a hard-hitting spike from a Santa Ana player on Sept. 3 in the Harry West Gymnasium. Photo credit: David Pradel

A season opener sweep for women’s volleyball

September 6, 2014

The Lady Knights started their volleyball season off with a bang by defeating Santa Ana College for the third straight year to open the season by winning...

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