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Freshman Dale Guiterrez (left) and freshman Brianna Hooks (right) both lead the Knights mens and womens tennis teams as the new spring season swings off. Photo credit: David Pradel

Rackets rattle for Knights

Slow start for City College tennis teams as season begins
David Pradel, Sports Editor February 24, 2015

There is a unique sound that is created when a tennis racket connects with the tennis ball and sends it twirling over the net and that sound now echoes throughout the tennis courts at San Diego City College...

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In the teams last home game of the season, sophomore guard Daniesha Davis goes up for the layup during the second half as the Knights pulled out a 48-41 victory against Grossmont College on Feb. 18 and on “sophomore night” at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Last buzzer rings for Knights

A third place conference finish for the women's basketball team
Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor February 24, 2015

In their last home game of the season, the women’s basketball team rejoiced in a 48-41 victory against Grossmont College on Feb. 18 Last month the Knights lost to Grossmont 60-52 and were determined...

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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

Men's volleyball team swept in home opener
David Pradel, Sports Editor 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 men’s volleyball team, as the Knights were defeated...

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

Men’s volleyball team partners up with HUMANeX Ventures

David Pradel, Sports Editor 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 got the team to partner with HUMANeX Ventures...

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San Diego City College freshman pitcher Ivana Gonzalez sends a pitch down the middle for the strike against a batter from Long Beach City College. The Knights went on to win 2-0 on Feb. 7 at the Betty Hock Softball Field. Photo credit: David Pradel

Gonzalez fuels Knights softball team against Long Beach City College

David Pradel February 11, 2015

The Knights softball team was able to seal the 2-0 victory against Long Beach City College with a strong pitching performance from freshman Ivana Gonzalez on Feb. 7. “It was awesome and it was a really...

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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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Sophomore point guard Darrian Castillo shoots over Central Wyomings guard Heather Townsend on Dec. 13 in the Harry West Gym, where the Knights lost 67-44 in the second round of the Knights Colbert Classic. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

A roller-coaster ride on the court

Women's basketball team finishes third place in the Knights' Colbert Classic
David Pradel, Sports Editor December 17, 2014

After winning the championship two years in a row, the San Diego City College women’s basketball team were looking to make it three years in a row but as the battles on the court took place in the Harry...

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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

Net-mares

A sixth place finish for the women's volleyball team
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 volleyball season that ended in a four-game losing...

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A rough start for women’s basketball

Sophomore star Nyadoup Lam leads the Knights through the tournaments to begin the season
Aldo Ramírez December 9, 2014

The San Diego City College women's basketball team began their season last month by competing in the Moorpark Santa Barbara Crossover Tournament and the Saddleback Tournament. On Nov. 14, the Knights...

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All-conference City Knights

All-conference City Knights

David Pradel, Sports Editor December 9, 2014

Now that the fall sports have come to an end, many San Diego City College athletes that competed in soccer and volleyball were named to the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference teams, as it was announced...

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During a battle against the MiraCosta Spartans on Oct. 31, City College freshman midfielder Jose Portilla (#18) attacks the Spartans defense at the SDCC Soccer Field where both teams tied 0-0. Photo credit: David Pradel

Champs chipped from playoffs

Season ends for the men's soccer team without a playoff berth
David Pradel, Sports Editor December 9, 2014

It's very rare for a team to be crowned champions and not advance to the playoff stage but for the San Diego City College men's soccer team, their season ended just like that. After tying with Southwestern...

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The San Diego City College womens soccer team volunteered at The Futbol Factory in Chula Vista on Nov. 15 where the ladies gave proper instruction in soccer skill techniques with youth ages 11 and younger. 

Photo courtesy of Andi Milburn

Off the field Knights

The women's soccer team leaves a positive effect in the San Diego community
David Pradel, Sports Editor December 9, 2014

The San Diego City College women’s soccer team not only put their long hours in at the practice field throughout the season but also found time off the field to volunteer in different areas of the San...

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