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City College Athletes Bring Home the Bacon

At a time when colleges are losing money and school budgets are being cuts all over the state, one City College division is actually bringing in money to offset their budget.
Photo illustration by Windee Dawson



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Track in top form

City College Track & Field performer Fletcher Carlisle won the High Jump and Long Jump competitions on Feb. 20.  Shown here, clearing the pole in High Jump practice in preparation for the up coming track meet at Hughes Stadium. photo by Windee Dawson
City College athletes made an impressive showing as they hosted a track meet showcasing athletes from several community colleges throughout northern California Feb. 20.


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Snow sports take a back seat

Elliott, a visiting snowboarder, performs a 360 manuever Feb. 28 while speeding down a run at Sierra-at-Tahoe. photo by Jana Hendler
Sacramento is not known for its snow and college students aren’t known for their free time.

These two factors hinder City College students from strapping on a pair of ski’s or a snowboard and tearing into fresh powder.
Winter sports are popular among brave people who have no fear of hypothermia. The Lake Tahoe area has seven large ski resorts, the biggest of which is Squaw Valley USA, which has 34 lifts and more than 170 runs.


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Tennis team’s dynamic duo

City College tennis duo Yana Buryak and Irina Yakimchuk take a moment to pose during practice Feb. 9 on the City College tennis courts. photo by Robert Paul
For City College’s best women’s tennis pair, Yanna Buryak and Irana Yakinchut, the new season means honoring their team and their coach.


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Road to recovery after injury

City College women’s basketball coach David Carmichael gives a pep talk Feb. 10 to his team during the first quarter against San Joaquin Delta College in North Gym. photo by Robert Paul
Every athlete’s worst nightmare is suffering an injury. The anxiety of having to sit out, the frustration of enduring the physical therapy and the scare of a potential surgery are only a few of the emotions an athlete feels in dealing with an injury.
Just ask City College basketball player Stephanie Enbrigton. She is one of the best shooters on the women’s team and is currently on the road to recovery from a knee injury.


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Softball, men’s track look to continue winning traditions

City College men's track and field coach Rob Dewar observes the team doing warm-ups in January before practice at Hughes Stadium. Photo by Robert Paul.
This spring, City College’s men’s track and softball teams will be competing to win another Big 8 Conference title. The men’s track team has won the conference title for the last three years. The softball team, on the other hand, has won every conference since 1989, with the exception of 2003.


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Swimmers take a dive vs. ARC

City College suffered a tough loss in their swim meet against American River College on Feb. 13 at Hoos Pool.


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Baseball set to defend No. 1 ranking

It’s baseball season again and the City College Panthers are gearing up for another winning season.

For the third year in a row City College is entering the season ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball Poll. The Panthers have been Big 8 Conference champions for the last two years.


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SCC baseball comes from behind to win 13-9

With City College down seven runs in the first inning against Chabot College, the song “We’re Not Gonna Take It” started blaring out of the Union Stadium speakers.