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Knight voted league’s Player of the Year

Knight voted league’s Player of the Year

March 11, 2016

The Pacific Coast Athletic Conference South gave Knights' sophomore guard Taylor Nelson and his coach, Mitch Charlens, top honors as the men's basketball...

Men’s basketball season ends with loss to Antelope Valley College

Luisa Sausedo

February 28, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Knights’ men’s basketball season came to an end Friday night when they were defeated in the second round of regional playoffs by the Antelope Valley College Marauders 83-87 in Lancaster. Knights’ freshman Leonard Allen was the leading scorer, with 21 points, followed by sophomore Taylor Nelson, with 19. The Knights finished their overall season with a record...

Knights men’s volleyball team beats El Camino, stays undefeated

Luisa Sausedo

February 18, 2016

Filed under SPORTS

City College's men’s volleyball team took the win Wednesday night on the road defeating the 2015 runner-up state champions, the El Camino College Warriors 3-1 (20-25, 25-21, 25-17, and 25-17). The Knights remain undefeated with a record of 4-0 in the 2016 season. El Camino College (1-3) came from behind after being down by six points upsetting the Knights in the first...

Knights Punish Southwestern

Knights Punish Southwestern

February 5, 2016

The City College men's basketball team triumphed over the Southwestern Jaguars 93-68 Wednesday night at Harry West Gymnasium. The Knights advanced their...

Leading the Knights down court

Franchesca Walker

January 16, 2016

Filed under SPORTS

Experiencing a men’s basketball game in the Harry West Gym is exhilarating mixed with excitement as the team plays at a fast pace. It’s almost impossible to keep a steady eye on the ball as it travels through the court by players and lands into the 10 foot basket multiple times. For the past 12 years, Coach Mitch Charlens has led the men’s basketball team to infinite...

City College athletes take kids on shopping spree

Mike Madriaga

December 18, 2015

Filed under NEWS

Walter Robles, a young boy, haphazardly loaded the bright orange Nerf gun into the shopping-cart, then dashed off to the next aisle and grabbed a toy car from the "Fast and the Furious" movie line. Walter was approximately $50 shy, and had half an hour to make up his mind. Many other kids present, shared the same dilemma. The Shop with a Jock shopping spree program...

Going the extra mile

Denise White

December 15, 2015

Filed under SPORTS

At only 19 years old, Ishmael Fernandez is no ordinary student athlete at City College. Fernandez is currently a freshman cross-country runner who balances practice, working part-time and classes, taking an astonishing 22 units. Not only is Fernandez a busy student, he is also a successful cross-country runner after only starting in the summer. “He’s never ran before,...

Knights foul out of playoffs

Knights foul out of playoffs

December 8, 2015

The round 1 playoff game of the Men’s Southern Region between the Cuyamaca College Coyotes and San Diego City College Knights on Nov. 21 was a heavily...

A quiet leader, with plenty of command

David Linares

December 7, 2015

Filed under SPORTS

It is a playground cliché to say that the best player wears the No. 10 jersey and is also the captain of the soccer team. Francisco Contreras is no cliché. He is No. 10 due to his skill, his leadership and his determination which have allowed him to quickly become the team captain. Contreras is a 23-year-old student of San Diego City College and a forward for its soccer...

Knights prevail over Pirates

Denise White

December 2, 2015

Filed under SPORTS

The Knights opened up their tournament on Friday, Nov. 13th against the Porterville College Pirates. Tip-off started at 5 p.m. with freshman center Leonard Allen going up against Pirates’ sophomore forward Dale Kirkland. Allen tipped the ball to sophomore guard Taylor Nelson who passed it to freshman forward Alex Wilbourn for the first two points of the game. The Knights...

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