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Bear Cubs enter fall season midpoint with packed weekend

Bear Cubs enter fall season midpoint with packed weekend

Ian MacGregor, Co-Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College athletics are in the midseason swing.  Cross country has its second meet of the season at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Hartnell College. The men are looking to improve on a fifth place finish at the Lou Vasquez Meet, while the women will try to build momentum after winning their f...

Sweating it out: SRJC Women’s Soccer feels the effects of climate change

Sweating it out: SRJC Women’s Soccer feels the effects of climate change

Kayla Beaton, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

It’s high noon on Sept. 23 at Santa Rosa Junior College. Women’s Soccer Coach Crystal Chaidez squints as she surveys the sun beating down on her team. It’s 102 degrees outside, and her players are circled on their home turf, unprotected from the sun. They sweat standing still.  Summer soccer pract...

Bear Cubs Men’s Soccer Wins Fourth Straight

Bear Cubs Men’s Soccer Wins Fourth Straight

Tom Miller, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College Men’s Soccer beat Fullerton College 3-2 at home Saturday for their fourth straight win. Freshman Adrian Fontanelli scored first for the JC, hitting the right side of the net just inside the post. SRJC held a 1-0 lead going into halftime.  After the half, Fullerton ca...

Bear Cubs Lose 2-0 Against Folsom Lake

Bear Cubs Lose 2-0 Against Folsom Lake

Kayla Beaton, Sports Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

The Bear Cubs women’s soccer team lost 2-0 in a tight game against Folsom Lake on Friday, Sept. 23 at Santa Rosa Junior College.  The team struggled both on offense and defense; the defense allowed 14 shots on goal in the first half. The offense only had one shot on goal. Going into halftime the s...

Bear Cubs out jousted by the Knights

Bear Cubs out jousted by the Knights

Joseph Barkoff, special

September 23, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College hosted Shasta College at Santa Rosa High School's football field for the game three of the 2019 this past Saturday, Sept. 21. Bear Cubs scored first on a 1-yard run by Will Heckman  after five minutes of game-time, but Shasta would tie it back up with a 48-yard punt return...

Bear Cubs look forward to big weekend

Bear Cubs look forward to big weekend

Ian McGregor, Sports Editor

September 19, 2019

It’s a big week for Santa Rosa Junior College sports. The fall season is heating up, and momentum is starting to become a factor.  The women’s volleyball team has a huge week. They play in the Hartnell Classic tournament at 1 p.m. Sept. 18 on the road against Hartnell College.  Their second g...

Bear Cubs emerge victorious after a tight game against Clovis

Bear Cubs emerge victorious after a tight game against Clovis

Marilyn Santos, Co-Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

The Santa Rosa Junior College women’s soccer team faced Clovis Community College on Tuesday in Santa Rosa and emerged with a 2-1 victory.  During the first half of the game, two Clovis players were injured and the Bear Cubs’s midfielder Ryan Hernandez received a yellow card within the first 19 m...

Bear Cubs lose home opener despite Heckman’s two touchdowns

Bear Cubs lose home opener despite Heckman’s two touchdowns

James Domizio, Sports Writer

September 9, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College’s backup quarterback came in late to score two touchdowns in the Bear Cubs’ 35-17 loss to Fresno City College Saturday afternoon at Santa Rosa High School.  The Bear Cubs subbed Will Heckman after starting quarterback Jhalen Grayer left the game with an injury. Offen...

Bear Cubs football 2019 season opener vs. Fresno City College

Bear Cubs football 2019 season opener vs. Fresno City College

Joseph Barkoff

September 9, 2019

Santa Rosa Bear Cubs football hosted Fresno City College Saturday, Sept. 7 at Santa Rosa High School for the 2019 season opener.  SRJC was down 21-3 at the half. WIth less than one minute remaining in the game, SRJC backup quarterback Will Heckman, playing for injured Jhalen Grayer, dove into the...

Bear Cubs dominate against Contra Costa

Bear Cubs dominate against Contra Costa

Kayla Beaton, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The SRJC Bear Cubs Men’s soccer team kicked off their season with a dominant 12-0 win against Contra Costa Wednesday afternoon.  The Bear Cubs jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first minute. Head Coach Marty Kinahan said he was most pleased with the “fast start they had and how aggressive th...

Bear Cubs Kick Off Fall Sports Season

Bear Cubs Kick Off Fall Sports Season

Ian MacGregor, Co-Sports Editor

August 28, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College fall sports are here, and soccer is leading the way.  The Bear Cubs men’s soccer start team starts its season at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at Dominican College. Coming off a 10-8-1 season and a first round exit from NorCal playoffs, the Bear Cubs are looking to improve even furthe...

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