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Bear Cubs women’s softball puts on a hitting clinic in a decisive victory

Bear Cubs women’s softball puts on a hitting clinic in a decisive victory

Kayla Beaton, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

Marv Mayes Softball Field was hot, but the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs’ bats were on fire Tuesday in a 17-0 home victory against Yuba College.  The Bear Cubs played the second game of a doubleheader, winning their first game of the day 15-0.   The hot bats continued to roll in the sec...

Why female coaches matter in male professional leagues

Why female coaches matter in male professional leagues

Kayla Beaton, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

History was made earlier this year when women made headlines on  coaching staffs in two professional sporting leagues. On Jan. 9, Alyssa Nakken took her place as the first female full-time coach in Major League Baseball, for the San Francisco Giants; one month later Katie Sowers was the first female to ...

Sophomores power Bear Cubs to win over American River

Sophomores power Bear Cubs to win over American River

Ian MacGregor, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

SRJC sophomore guard Damian Wallace’s blazing speed proved too much for American River College Tuesday night. Time and time again, Wallace beat the entire team down the floor, finishing with tough layups en route to 25 points and a final score of 91-77.  The Bear Cubs hit 13 threes in the win; soph...

Bear Cubs baseball shuts out Laney College

Bear Cubs baseball shuts out Laney College

Kayla Beaton, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

The Santa Rosa Junior College boys baseball team shut out Laney College in a 4-0 ball game on Feb. 6 at Santa Rosa Junior College with an incredible display of pitching.  SRJC sophomore Noah Rennard was the starting pitcher for the game and pitched a masterful game.  Rennard went seven and two...

Student on the street: Super Bowl Edition

Student on the street: Super Bowl Edition

Marilyn Santos and Luke Morrow

January 30, 2020

  Marilyn Santos asks SRJC students what their Super Bowl traditions are and what they are looking forward to this year. Editing by Edgar Soria Garcia

Juiced players vs. juiced balls: Experts debate reasons for home run highs

Juiced players vs. juiced balls: Experts debate reasons for home run highs

Kayla Beaton, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Baseball was once known as America’s national pastime, yet the once innocent sport has become known for performance-enhancing drugs (PED) and most recently, questions about juiced baseballs. The juiced baseball theory suggests Major League Baseball (MLB) has altered the baseball to increase scoring. Th...

Tackling adversity: Bear Cubs change with the game

Tackling adversity: Bear Cubs change with the game

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Football constantly changes on both sides of the ball. Tackling mechanics have changed how defenses play, and a shift away from the run game has changed offensive philosophy. As the game evolves, players and coaches are forced to adapt or get out. Research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, and other ...

Bear Cubs men’s soccer wins Big 8 title

Bear Cubs men’s soccer wins Big 8 title

Ian MacGregor, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College men’s soccer won the Big 8 Championship Nov. 15 after Adrian Fontanelli scored late in the second half to put SRJC up over Folsom Lake College.  Rigo Barragan scored an insurance goal five minutes later, bringing the score to its final 3-1. Goalie Cristian Hernandez saved t...

Bear Cubs defeat Cosumnes River College in shutout match

Bear Cubs defeat Cosumnes River College in shutout match

Kayla Beaton, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Bear Cubs men’s soccer defeated Cosumnes River College in a 3-0 win.  In the first half of play there was no score heading into halftime.  There was intensity from both teams with four Cosumnes River players receiving yellow cards and one Bear Cub receiving a yellow card.   Bear Cubs Head...

Bear Cubs lose final home football game of the decade

Bear Cubs lose final home football game of the decade

James Domizio, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

In the last home game of the Bear Cubs’ Fall 2019 season, Santa Rosa Junior College lost 30-24 to the City College of San Francisco Rams Saturday afternoon at Santa Rosa High School. With seven minutes left in the first quarter, running back JT Evans scored the game’s first touchdown on the rush,...

Bear Cubs tie at home against Cosumnes River

Bear Cubs tie at home against Cosumnes River

Kayla Beaton, Sports Writer

October 23, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs Women’s Soccer tied with Cosumnes River College on Oct. 18 thanks to backup goalkeeper Jarley Figueroa’s second-half save. Figueroa made the diving save ten minutes into the second half, and the game stayed tied at 0-0 until the final whistle. After the gam...

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...

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