Seeing Double

Rosaura de la Cruz | Staff Writer | Mewborn twins take over City College athletics as two-sport competitors Before taking the field for practice, City…

Women’s football comes to Hughes Stadium

Kristopher Hooks | Sports Editor | Sacramento Sirens to play four home games at City College Spring football arrives at City College this month,…

Luck changes for No. 13

Nazia Shah | Staff Writer | Softball player Erikka Burke returns after 2014 season-ending injury Injuries are common for athletes — some are mild and…

Not just a student of the game

The sun glared on Hughes Stadium at City College during the women’s soccer team’s afternoon practice as Assistant Coach Victor Perez stood on the field….

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A lifetime in Volleyball

Kylee Hardy, captain of the City College women’s volleyball team, says she’s been exposed to volleyball since she was in the womb. “I’ve been playing…

Baseball is in his blood

Tink! Tink! Tink! The sound of a metal bat hitting a baseball, over and over again. The smell of fresh cut grass. The sound of baseballs hitting mitts repeatedly. The sun overhead. This is where Robert Link feels his passion.

Link, 20, is a City College baseball player. He is the archetypal college athlete and represents the program here at Sac City the way it should be.

That all comes easy for Link, baseball is in his blood.

“He is an excellent example of what community college student-athletes should strive to be,” says City College head baseball coach Derek Sullivan. “His future is bright.”

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Crimea loses identity while student athlete finds hers

Dasha Masalitina treads water for eight minutes, her legs scissoring furiously as she tries to keep her head afloat. She’s doesn’t know how to play water polo, but she doesn’t care. Not knowing how to do something new has never stopped her before.

Not too long ago, everything was new for her. New home. New school. New country.

New sport? Bring it on.

“This is my life now,” says the 19-year-old City College freshman. “And I love it.”