A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

A student-operated publication at Santa Rosa Junior College.

The Oak Leaf

Cheer is a physically demanding sport. Constant conditioning and weightlifting prepares the team to pull off elaborate stunts, basket tosses and flips.

Cheering for change

Hana Seals, Editor
December 14, 2023
Soccer is life for SRJC Womens Soccer coach Crystal Chaidez, who grew up playing the sport. Shes proud that this October and November, her team wasnt scored on for six consecutive games.

Kickin’ It

Jaime Jauregui, Reporter
December 13, 2023

The sun shines through the rafters at Wembley Stadium as FTR wrestles the Young Bucks for the AEW Tag Team Championships on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023 in London, England.

Wrestling Renaissance

Cameron Romanik, Editor
December 5, 2023
The highly anticipated 10-part documentary “The Last Dance” aired its first episode April 19, and 20 years after the Bulls’ dynasty, it seems like they never left.

The Last Dance: Episodes 1 and 2

Kayla Beaton, Sports Writer
April 30, 2020
Bear Cubs Lose 2-0 Against Folsom Lake

Bear Cubs Lose 2-0 Against Folsom Lake

Kayla Beaton, Sports Staff Writer
September 24, 2019
SRJC forward Carlos Lemus attacks on offense during the Bear Cubs game versus Skyline College Sept. 13. The Bear Cubs won 5-2, improving to 4-1 on the season.

Bear Cubs look forward to big weekend

Ian McGregor, Sports Editor
September 19, 2019
Bear Cubs Kick Off Fall Sports Season

Bear Cubs Kick Off Fall Sports Season

Ian MacGregor, Co-Sports Editor
August 28, 2019
After revitalizing the cheer program, coach Dori Elder hosts cheer team tryouts on April 8.

Go! Fight! Win! With Dori Elder

Jose Gonzalez, Multimedia Editor
May 15, 2019
SRJC freshman high-jumper Waisea Jikoiono set the top mark in California with a 6-foot-7.5 inch jump early in March 2019.

Soaring to new heights

Jackson Etienne, Staff Writer
May 14, 2019
Santa Rosa Junior Colleges freshman catcher  Aidan Morris helps the outfielders warm-up before the Bear Cubs 10-5 loss Thursday.

Defensive blunders cost Bear Cubs game 1

Grayson Edgemon, Assistant Sports Editor
May 10, 2019
Santa Rosa Junior College sophomore centerfielder Emma Guilfoil prepares for her at bat in the Bear Cubs 14-1 loss to Foothill College Feb. 20 in Santa Rosa. Guilfoil is batting a .227 and has recorded five hits and one RBI this season.

Bear Cubs lose in 14-1 blowout

Prabin Thapa, Staff Writer
February 21, 2019
Santa Rosa Junior Colleges freshman guard Damian Wallace drives down the court in the Bear Cubs 91-77 win over Consumnes River College on Feb. 8. Wallace has averaged 7.7 points along with 6.2 assists per game this season.

Bear Cubs extend winning streak

Marilyn Santos, Staff Writer
February 10, 2019
Toms team tracker

Tom’s team tracker

Tom Miller, Staff Writer
December 13, 2018
Be like Mike? Nah, be like Bron

Be like Mike? Nah, be like Bron

Isaiah Cappelen, Assitant Sports editor
November 8, 2018
Sports rules that need to be changed

Sports rules that need to be changed

Tom Miller, Staff Writer
October 25, 2018
Bear Cubs soccer embarrasses Rams

Bear Cubs soccer embarrasses Rams

Tom Miller, Staff Writer
September 18, 2018
SRJC Athletics: Upcoming (Fall Preview)

SRJC Athletics: Upcoming (Fall Preview)

Ian MacGregor, Co-Sports Editor
September 6, 2018
Ricardo Pinell (left) connects with a left hook against Enrique Gallegos (right) in the first round of their bout at the Battle of the Ballroom in San Francisco April 7.

Mayfield puts on show in brother’s honor

Ian Macgregor, Deputy Sports Editor
April 17, 2018
Sam Darnold, potential emperor of Cleveland, may be the first overall pick in three weeks.

2018 NFL mock draft: Top 10

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer
April 3, 2018
Second-year Trevor Pinder winds up for a rocket during his match Thursday.

Bear Cubs fall, Pinder excites

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer
March 10, 2018
Bear Cub Women keep rolling

Bear Cub Women keep rolling

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer
February 26, 2018
Bear Cub women off to 2-0 start

Bear Cub women off to 2-0 start

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer
February 3, 2018
Quarterbacks Tom Brady (left) and Nick Foles (right) square off this Sunday for Super Bowl 52.

Super Bowl 52 Preview

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer
February 3, 2018
Donald Trump continues to stick his nose in sports, probably because he wishes he owned an NFL team.

Trump vs. sports

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
December 12, 2017
Owen McCabe left high school at 16 to play semi-professional soccer in Scotland.

Scottish athlete kilting the game

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer
December 12, 2017

Bear Cubs lose playoff opener

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
November 27, 2017

Bear Cubs complete comeback season

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
November 17, 2017
Liangelo Ball was arrested after allegedly stealing from a Louis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, China.

Big Baller crooks

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer
November 14, 2017

Bear Cubs are back!

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
November 4, 2017
May 13, 1959: After having their homes destroyed by bulldozers, Chavez Ravine residents Manuel Augustine, left, Ivy Augustine (sweeping), Ira Augustine (baby), Victoria Augustine (woman in doorway) and Abrana Arechiga lived in a trailer.

Dodger blues

Michael Barnes, Deputy Editor
October 24, 2017
SRJC womens volleyball team members furiously block a spike from their opponent.

Bear Cubs win third straight

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
September 28, 2017
Sophomore Katie Williams waits to pop up and spike the ball in the Bear Cubs loss to San Joaquin Delta College on Sept. 15 in Hael Pavilion.

Bear Cubs early efforts not enough

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
September 15, 2017
Tom Rivas

Bear Cubs conference season begins

Anthony Rea, Staff Writer
September 14, 2017
Freshmen defender Logan Zimmer leaps high to stop a ball heading towards the Bear Cubs net in Santa Rosa Junior Colleges 1-0 win over Napa Valley College on Sept. 14 at Cypher Cook Field.

Bear Cubs get first home win

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer
September 12, 2017
Santa Rosa Junior College loses their second game in a row to start the season 0-2. Their inconsistency at quarterback and youth at most positions has created an uphill battle this season.

Bear Cubs open season 0-2

Albert Gregory, Managing Editor
September 9, 2017
Dominic Laird fights off a would-be tackler and advances the ball up the pitch.

SRJC loses home opener

Matthew Wreden, Staff Writer
September 8, 2017
Bear Cubs survive and advance

Bear Cubs survive and advance

Will Mathis, Contributing Writer
May 6, 2017
SRJC blows ninth inning lead

SRJC blows ninth inning lead

Will Mathis, Contributing Writer
May 6, 2017
The Bear Cubs look on during their 13-8 victory over Reedley College on Cinco de Mayo.

Bear Cubs smash 3 HR’s in Game 1 win

Wil Mathis, Contributing Writer
May 5, 2017

Snoozin’ on America’s pastime

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor
April 25, 2017
A dab of beast mode.

Lynch navigates contract with Raiders

Albert Gregory, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017
Adam Gockel approaches the mark for pole vault.

Creating a legacy of his own

Ali Benzerara, Sports Editor
April 25, 2017
Santa Rosa Junior College rugby team start practice with scrumming drills with the forwards and second rows.

Rugby bulldozes competition

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor
March 14, 2017
Demarcus Boogie Cousins steps back for fadeaway mere moments before being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Boogie down to Bourbon Street

Frank Sumrall, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017

Campbell’s Bear Cubs finish dismal season

Frank Sumrall, Contributing Editor
February 16, 2017
Chabot College catcher Jake McIntosh walks back to the dugout after striking out looking. Chabot batters struck out 27 times and didnt score a run in two games versus Santa Rosa Junior College to start the season.

SRJC sweeps Chabot, again

Will Mathis, Baseball Analyst
January 28, 2017
The physiology of icing

The physiology of icing

Tommy Dennen, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
Bear Cubs lose in playoff quarterfinal

Bear Cubs lose in playoff quarterfinal

Tom Rivas, Assistant Sports Editor
December 13, 2016
SRJCs Wall of Fame sits outside the football coaches office to celebrate former SRJC football players who have achieved success at the highest level. This is a photo of the wall.

Celebrating our past

Tom Rivas, Assistant Sports Editor
December 13, 2016
Connor Van Alstyne takes over for Jay Samonte as SRJCs tennis coach for the 2017 season.

A fresh face on the courts

Albert Gregory, Sports Editor
December 13, 2016
Sep 27, 2016; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) and New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) battle for a loose puck during the first period during a preseason hockey game at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

In the Crease: NHL Early Season Surprises

Lachlan Irvine, Oak Leaf Hockey Analyst
November 15, 2016
Freshman point guard Justin Frazier pulls up and makes a mid-range jumper in SRJCs 91-84 overtime victory over Foothill College on Nov. 11 at Haehl Pavilion.

Bear Cubs win in overtime

Albert Gregory, Sports Editor
November 11, 2016
Bear Cubs heavyweight wrestler Paris Henry defeats his opponent in SRJCs win on Nov. 9.

Bear Cubs finish regular season strong

Tom Rivas, Assistant Sports Editor
November 11, 2016
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