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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

Mens Basketball Head Coach Mitch Charlens

Mitch Charlens returns to coach at City College

Former men's basketball head coach is excited and grateful to be back at City
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist May 3, 2022
The longtime former men's basketball coach returned to City after serving as an assistant coach for one season at USD.
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2019 City College Open House

VIDEO/RADIO: City College open house to include research showcase

The April 21 event will be held in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic
Jessy Jones and Stevon Marshall April 20, 2022
San Diego City College’s 18th Annual Student Project and Research Symposium is back in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Knights basketball

City College lose on a heartbreaking buzzer-beater

The Knights men’s basketball team will return home after falling in the third round of the Southern California Regional playoffs
Jovani Juarez, Staff Writer March 8, 2020
The San Diego City College men’s basketball team was defeated by Los Angeles Valley, 83-81, in overtime during the third round of the Southern California Regional playoffs on Saturday night.  The Monarchs snapped the Knights' seven-game winning streak. 
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Knights against LA Southwest

Knights look ahead to Fullerton

San Diego City College men’s basketball playoff victory sets up rematch of 2017 state championship game
Ben Williams, Staff Writer February 29, 2020
The San Diego City College men's basketball team hosted the first round of the Southern California Regional playoffs at Harry West Gym on Wednesday, Feb. 26. 
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Drew Cisse layup

City College continues its winning streak

The Knights defeated Los Angeles Southwest, ending its streak at five
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2020
The San Diego City College men’s basketball team defeated Los Angeles Southwest, 92-73, in the opening round of the Southern California Regional playoffs at Harry West Gym on Wednesday, Feb. 26.
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City College Knights mens basketball team

Charlens’ 300th victory closes out regular season for City College Knights

City College celebrates a milestone win for its coach and a win that could sneak the Knights into the playoffs.
Sonny Garibay, Sports Editor February 23, 2019

The San Diego City College men’s basketball team dominated a physical game against Imperial Valley College, winning 112-84 on Friday night.  With the win, coach Mitch Charlens achieved his 300th...

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Trevor Drake

Young Knights seek another state final run

A look at the goals and challenges ahead for the men's basketball team
Marissa Gonzales, Sports Editor November 2, 2018
Finishing as state runners-up with a 33-3 record would be considered a successful season by most standards. But for San Diego City College men’s basketball team, there is still a lingering feeling of maybe having been able to do more.
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The 2017 Knights mens basketball team are the first in San Diego history to win the state championship.

Knights men’s basketball team ends charmed season with state championship win

Gabe Rivera, Sports Editor March 23, 2017

You may have missed it, and if you did I am truly sorry for you, but your City College Knights men’s basketball team just made history in a most epic fashion. On Sunday, March 12, the Knights put...

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Knights celebrating after victory over Fullerton College - Courtesy CCCAA

Knights make history, win state championship!

Gabe Rivera, Sports Editor March 12, 2017

With just over four seconds remaining, Knights sophomore guard, Darien McClain was given a chance to win the game for his team with one shot. Driving the full length of the court, McClain did just that...

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Knights sophomore center, Alex Wilbourn, celebrates the Knights moving on to the state championship, this Sunday, March 12 at 1 p.m.

Knights in state championship for first time in history

Gabe Rivera, Sports Editor March 11, 2017

San Diego City College is headed to the junior college basketball state championship for the first time in the school’s 100 year existence, to face the Fullerton College Hornets on Sunday, March 12...

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Coach Mitch Charles celebrates as the Knights are in the state quarter-finals on March 4 at Harry West Gym. 

Knight’s men’s hoops headed to the Elite 8

Gabe Rivera, Sports Editor March 5, 2017

The San Diego City College Knights men’s basketball team’s historic season continued Saturday, March 4, as they dismantled the Riverside City College Tigers 113-81 to advance to the state championship...

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Knights sophomore, 611 No. 13, Alex Wilbourn drives past the Mounties freshman guard, Josh Johnson. The Knights victory moves them on to the next round of the CCCAA playoffs next Saturday, Mar. 4 against Riverside at Harry West Gym.

Knights take down Mounties, advance to Regional Finals

Gabe Rivera February 26, 2017

The San Diego City College Knights advanced to the third round of the California Community College Athletic Association men’s basketball playoffs by eliminating the Mount San Antonio College Mounties...

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