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Go! Fight! Win! With Dori Elder

Go! Fight! Win! With Dori Elder

Jose Gonzalez, Multimedia Editor

May 15, 2019

Trust, stability and high expectations: Dori Elder plans to bring all three to the Santa Rosa Junior College cheerleading team. Elder is the new Bear Cubs cheer coach. She has 19 years’ coaching experience, from Pop Warner to high school teams around Sonoma County, including Analy and Casa Grande...

Soaring to new heights

Soaring to new heights

Jackson Etienne, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

If you raise the bar, Santa Rosa Junior College freshman Waisea Jikoiono will jump over it. The 6-foot-1 athlete is shattering the mold of your typical first-year high jumper by setting this season’s highest mark in his very first collegiate meet. Jikoiono is driven by his faith, his love for the sport an...

Excellent pitching not enough to save Bear Cub’s season

Excellent pitching not enough to save Bear Cub’s season

Grayson Edgemon, Assistant Sports Editor

May 12, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team concluded its season with a 2-1 loss in extra innings on the back of a five-hit game against Los Medanos College in the second-round playoffs matchup Friday at Cook Sypher Field. For game two of the series the Bear Cubs were slotted as the away side a...

Defensive blunders cost Bear Cubs game 1

Defensive blunders cost Bear Cubs game 1

Grayson Edgemon, Assistant Sports Editor

May 10, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team committed four errors in a 10-5 loss to Los Medanos College in game one of the second-round best-of-three playoff series Thursday afternoon at Cook Sypher Field.   “This is the worst game we played all year,” said Santa Rosa assistant coach Tom Franco...

Bear Cubs enter playoffs on hot streak

Bear Cubs enter playoffs on hot streak

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team outlasted Sierra College by scoring five runs from the fifth to the seventh inning to secure a 6-3 win Thursday at Cook Sypher Field. The first half of the game was low scoring with one run for the Bear Cubs in the bottom of the second, when their sophomor...

Freshman’s walk-off single seals a comeback win for Bear Cubs

Freshman’s walk-off single seals a comeback win for Bear Cubs

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s outfielder John Green singled past Sacramento City College’s shortstop to send home the Bear Cubs’s winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning—securing the 3-2 win Tuesday at Cook Cypher Field. Santa Rosa’s (27-8 overall, 14-5 conference) starting pitcher ...

Bear Cubs’ offense erupts in the fifth

Bear Cubs’ offense erupts in the fifth

Celina Ocheltree, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

After battling out of a few tough innings, the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s offense exploded in the fifth leading the Bear Cubs to a 13-2 win over Monterey Peninsula College April 11 in Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa (26-8 overall, 13-5 conference) started off the two-game series on Tue...

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