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The 2015 City College badminton team poses for a team photo on May 8 at Irvine Valley College. (Top left to bottom right) Sophomores Cassandra Ka, Trinh Lang, Gina Niph, freshmen Thao Le, Shessira Paredes, Margaret Do and Head Coach Son Nguyen. Photo credit: David Pradel

State Champions: Knights grab the gold by defeating De Anza College 11-10

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

“All I can think was just to not cry but then I was like ‘No! I am going to cry’ then I ran over to (Gina Niph) saying ‘We did it!’ And we were so ecstatic and relieved — I don’t think I...

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During the first round of the doubles matches, sophomore Trinh Lang reaches out to hit the birdie on April 29 against Pasadena College. The Knights went on to beat the Lancers 11-10 in the Southern California playoff match held at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Knights badminton team wins the SoCal Title after defeating Pasadena College

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor May 5, 2015

In a nerve-wracking game against Pasadena College, the San Diego City College badminton team narrowly defeated the Lancers 11-10 and once again were named the Southern California Champions on April 29. In...

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Freshman outfielder Tyler Flores hits the ball in the bottom of the third inning against Mt. San Jacinto College on April 24 where the Knights got the 6-3 victory against the Eagles in the final game of the season. Photo credit: David Pradel

Furious Knights take down Eagles

Baseball team defeats Mt. San Jacinto College in final game of the season
David Pradel, Sports Editor May 1, 2015

Through nine strong innings of play, the San Diego City College Knights baseball team got the job done on the mound and at the plate as they defeated Mt. San Jacinto College 6-3 on April 24 to end their...

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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 Gina Niph reaches for the birdie during the second round of the doubles match against Mesa College on April 22 at the Harry West Gym. The Knights went on to win, 17-4 and clinched their fourth straight PCAC title. Photo credit: David Pradel

Badminton team defeats Mesa College and clinches PCAC title

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 26, 2015

The women's badminton team clinched their fourth straight Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship title after beating Mesa College 17-4 on April 22 and remain undefeated with a 5-0 season record. The...

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More than just a game

More than just a game

David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

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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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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

Air and tear

Knights men's volleyball team suffers final defeat of the season against conference rival Grossmont College
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 as they went on a 5-0 run to seal the 3-1 victory...

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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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Sophomores Nyaduop Lam (left) and Chris Burton (right) both finished the basketball season by leading the womens and mens basketball teams in scoring at San Diego City College. Photo credit: David Pradel

All-Conference Knights on the court

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor March 24, 2015

The men's and women's basketball teams both ended their seasons on a good note at the end of February, as it was announced that several players from each team were selected to the All-Pacific Coast Athletic...

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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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