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Thank You, Magic: the Lakers gave away a superstar

Thank You, Magic: the Lakers gave away a superstar

Jackson Etienne, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

D’Angelo Russell’s career season with the Nets has the NBA community questioning if  Magic Johnson and the rest of the Lakers’ management gave up on the 23-year-old combo-guard prematurely, especially following Los Angeles’ recent struggles this season posting a 30-35 record. The Russell...

SRJC baseball: Revenge is a dish best served as a blowout

SRJC baseball: Revenge is a dish best served as a blowout

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Game Stories, Sports

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team split its two-game series with San Joaquin Delta College Feb. 28 and March 1 at Cook Sypher Field. In the Bear Cubs first game against the Mustangs they lost 5-4 in a devastating ninth-inning defeat to Delta Thursday afternoon. The atmosphere was lively and b...

Draymond Green: the forgotten modern-era pioneer

Draymond Green: the forgotten modern-era pioneer

Jackson Etienne, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Opinion

Draymond Green’s recent decline in productivity has the NBA community rethinking his value to the Golden State Warriors, which is unwarranted after evaluating how Green has revolutionized the power forward position in modern basketball. Green has averaged 7.2 points-per-game, 43 percent from the...

Bear Cubs lose in 14-1 blowout

Bear Cubs lose in 14-1 blowout

Prabin Thapa, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Game Stories, Sports

The Santa Rosa Junior College softball team fell apart late in the game in a 14-1 loss to Foothill College Wednesday in Santa Rosa at Marv Mays field. The Bear Cubs had a rough start to their season after losing the first four games but came into the game against Foothill on a two-game win streak—defeating...

Santa Rosa Junior College track and field preview

Santa Rosa Junior College track and field preview

Jackson Etienne, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Sports

Following a successful 2018 season, the Santa Rosa Junior College track and field team is looking forward to a promising 2019 season filled with many hopefuls, potential standouts and state title aspirations. Head coach David Wellman leads the Bear Cubs who are looking to improve on a 2018 season that s...

Bear Cubs extend winning streak

Bear Cubs extend winning streak

Marilyn Santos, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019


Filed under A - Home Page Slideshow, Game Stories, Sports

A huge performance from the Bear Cubs’ sophomore forward led to Santa Rosa Junior College men’s basketball team’s 91-77 win over Consumnes River College Friday night in Santa Rosa. Skylar Chavez dominated with 45 points in Santa Rosa's (18-6 overall, 9-3 Bay 8) third straight conference w...

SRJC dominates in Big 8 win over Modesto

SRJC dominates in Big 8 win over Modesto

Jackson Etienne, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Game Stories, Sports

The combination of a fast-paced offense along with an aggressive defense resulted in the Santa Rosa Junior College men’s basketball team’s commanding 82-62 win over Modesto Junior College Tuesday night. This win was a chance for the Bear Cubs (17-6 overall, 8-3 Big 8) to gain some confidence ag...

Bear Cubs outlast College of Marin behind freshmen’s clutch hitting

Bear Cubs outlast College of Marin behind freshmen’s clutch hitting

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Game Stories, Sports

A big game from the Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team’s freshman outfielder led to a comfortable 8-5 win for the Bear Cubs over College of Marin on Tuesday afternoon at Cook Sypher Field. Santa Rosa’s (3-1) Hayden Klemenok, young outfielder and leadoff hitter, contributed five RBIs, went 2 for 4 wit...

From career-ending injury to Big 8 superstar: Overcoming adversity to lead the league

From career-ending injury to Big 8 superstar: Overcoming adversity to lead the league

Ian MacGregor, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature

Just over two years ago, doctors told Richie Hardwick he would never play football again. He had  fractured three bones and tore a ligament in his right foot during a non-league game against Woodcreek-Roseville. It wasn’t the injury itself that worried doctors; it was whether Hardwick would be...

Rise and grind: The student-athlete hustle

Rise and grind: The student-athlete hustle

Isaiah Cappelen, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Feature

He wakes before the sun, muscles still sore from yesterday's sprints, and steps out into 40-degree  weather to work out. Class follows right after, then team meetings, more classes, practice and another class after that. The life of a student-athlete is nothing short of a 14-hour-a-day whirlwind. It ...

Tom’s team tracker

Tom’s team tracker

Tom Miller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Wrestling: Wrestling moved up to 9-2 on the season with a 19-17 win over Modesto College. Jhaylyn Hall has been a standout at the 184 weight class. Volleyball: The women’s volleyball team finished the season 14-15. Freshman Makenzie Oden led the team with 188 kills and 503 assists. The 2018 sea...

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