Panthers guard Antwoine Davis drives on TJ Williams of the Hawks Feb. 7 during City College's home loss. Davis had a triple-double in the contest with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Jake Patrick Donahue | Sports Editor |

Men’s basketball outplayed at home

City College dropped a close game Feb.11 when Cosumnes River College outplayed the Panthers in the closing minutes, handing the Panthers a 76-85 home loss.

Win the win, the Hawks have won nine of their last 10 games and are 21-5 on the season, best in the Big 8. The Panthers, now 5-5 in conference play and 12-12 on the season, are firmly on the bubble for next month’s playoff tournament.

Panthers forward Kendra Snowden drives to the basket Feb. 7 during City College's home loss to the Hawks. Jake Patrick Donahue | Sports Editor |

Panthers lose to Hawks

Basketball as a game of runs fittingly describes the Panthers’ home game loss Feb. 7 to Cosumnes River, City College was unable to weather an 11-2 run late in the game, and the Hawks capped a season sweep of the Panthers for a final score of 64-52.

The Panthers had a strong showing on both ends of the court in the first. City College play by defense slowed Hawks’ star forward, Big 8 MVP candidate Janie Myles. The Panthers succeeded in limiting Myles’ production on offense and on the glass. Myles leads the conference with an average of 16.6 rebounds per game.

Panther guard Antwoine Davis sets for a jumper during the Jan. 31 win over American River College. Davis scored 19 points to go along with 14 boards. Jake Patrick Donahue | Sports Editor |

Panthers take Beavers

The Panthers ran their way to a convincing victory Jan. 31, keeping American River College on their heels most of the evening for a final score of 96-69.

The Beavers failed to find an answer for a fast-paced, aggressive Panther offense. By midpoint of the half, City College reached a 15-point lead. The Panthers never looked back or slowed down. Leading 28 points by halftime, City College would go on to win by a 27-point margin.

Panthers forward Brittney Harper drives to the basket during the Jan. 31 63-53 win over American River. Jake Patrick Donahue | Sports Editor |

Panther offense shines

Panther women’s basketball, carried by defense thus far this season, showed offense potential Jan. 31 when the Panthers led a 10-point takedown against American River College for a final score of 63-53.

The Panthers committed a season high 15 team fouls in the first half. The team rode their strong offensive production though to a 13-point lead by halftime.

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Body slamming success

Walking through the dimly lit hallways of City College’s North Gym, his steps are slow and deliberate. His footwork seems constantly in tune with his…

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Panthers take state championship

The best year in school history for the City College wrestling team ended victoriously December 13 and 14 when, for the first time since 1996, Panthers wrestlers returned from the California Community College Athletic Association Championship Tournament—held at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton—as the new state champions.

Panthers forward Bobby Barnes drives to the hoop Jan. 21 during the first half of the home loss to the Diablo Valley College Vikings. Jake Patrick Donahue | Sports Editor |

Vikings conquer Panthers court

City College lost at home to Diablo Valley College Jan. 21 after defensive inconsistencies continued to torment the Panthers for a final score of 81-76.

City College guard Ashlyn Monk attacks the basket Jan. 21 during the loss to the Diablo Valley College Vikings. Monk had just 7 points in the contest as offensive struggles continued to plague the Panthers. Jake Patrick Donahue | Sports Editor |

Women’s basketball team overwhelmed in blowout

The women’s basketball team suffered one of their worst losses this season after spending more than five second-half minutes trailing by 20 or more Jan. 21 as the aggressive Vikings took it to the Panthers on their home floor, defeating City College 71-58.

Panthers forward Brittney Harper goes up for a layup in Jan. 17 loss to Santa Rosa.

Panthers lose to Hawks

A strong showing on defense was not enough for City College’s women’s basketball team when failing to find a rhythm on offense Jan. 14 cost Panthers the game, losing on the road to the Cosumnes River College Hawks 51–44.

Sophomore guard Antwoine Davis makes a backdoor layup in the final minute of Friday's 52-48 home victory. Davis led the Panthers with 14 points and 10 rebounds in the contest.

Early 3’s, defense push Panthers past Bear Cubs

After bungling defensive performances in back to back losses to Modesto Junior College and Cosumnes River College, City College played its best defensive game of the season Jan. 17 for a 52-48 win against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs.