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San Diego City College men’s soccer midfielder Tadey Anteneh trails Victor Valley Rams freshmen forward Marvin Soriano to stop his advancement to the Knights’ goal during their Oct. 23 game on the City College soccer field. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Knights take out the Rams

Celia Jimenez October 27, 2015

The Knights men’s soccer team won their third game in a row at home on Oct. 23 when they played against the Victor Valley Rams in a game that had a slow start but ended with a lot of drive. The match...

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Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

Why is it that the community colleges, which have the word community in them, lack in bringing the community closer? You would think the athletics program at community colleges would offer something...

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Palomar College freshman third baseman Iesha Hill slides to second base during the fourth inning at the Betty Hock Softball Field on April 21 where the Comets got the 14-0 victory against the Knights. Photo credit: David Pradel

Comets crush Knights

Softball team loses to Palomar College in final game of the season
David Pradel, Sports Editor May 1, 2015

Five runs in the first inning, two runs in the second, six more in the third and one more run in the fifth and the game is called with a 14-0 Palomar College lead and no signs of the Knights softball team...

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Sophomore shortstop Katie Dowdy hits the ball during the sixth inning of the home game against Mt. San Jacinto College on April 10, where the Knights lost 4-1. Photo credit: David Pradel

Crackle of the bats

Knights softball team struggles as season winds down
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

As cars drive by with their roaring engines past the Betty Hock Softball Field, the Knights softball team would be the car with engine problems. In this case, with a 9-24 overall record and a 3-14 conference...

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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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Knights go down in 29-hit game against Comets

Holly Bridges March 24, 2015

Some people say baseball is a boring, simple game but in reality it's a very complex game filled with a lot of strategy and many interesting scenarios. A variety of different situations and plays can pop...

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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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Adjunct professor Ian Duckles addresses students and staff gathered at Gorton Quad on Feb. 25 to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle of part-time
teaching staff at community colleges and universities at the local and state level. Shrinking budgets have made it economically beneficial for schools to  rely heavily on their adjunct faculty, who make less money and receive fewer benefits than their full-time counterparts Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Part-time professors rally for full-time equality

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

More than 100 adjunct instructors and their supporters took another stand against inequality with a rally Feb. 25 at San Diego City College. The rally was organized by Ian Duckles on behalf of Associated...

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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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During a home game against MiraCosta College, sophomore forward Nyaduop Lam goes up to block the lay-up attempt of freshman point guard, Kimberly Noland on Jan. 28, where the Knights won 46-43. Photo credit: David Pradel

Rising to the challenge

David Pradel February 4, 2015

As the basketball season winds down, the San Diego City College women’s basketball team is looking to climb the conference ladder as they currently sit in fourth place with an overall record of 9-11...

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Sophomore forward Nyadoup Lam attacks the basket with a finger-roll lay-up during practice on Oct. 22. Photo credit: David Pradel

Women’s basketball team looking to reach playoffs

David Pradel, Sports Editor October 28, 2014

Before the games and tournaments and before the sound of the buzzer that rings throughout the court and decides the fate of two teams – it is the long hours of practice from week to week that decides...

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Men’s cross-country team suffers a setback midway through the season

David Pradel, Sports Editor October 14, 2014

The 2014 season for the San Diego City College men’s cross-country team is not going as expected after receiving news that the team’s No. 2 runner, freshman Abdullah Moulin, is most likely out for...

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