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Championship gives Giants something to prove

James L. Alban, A&E Editor

April 25, 2011

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World Series parade? Over. Spring Training? Finished. Celebration? A distant memory. As the Giants enter their three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates nearing the end of April baseball, reality has begun to resonate for Gian...

Bonds on the hook for perjury, not drugs

Jess Rosenstein, Contributing writer

April 25, 2011

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What a waste of money! We are in two wars and we decide to spend our taxpayer dollars on this! It is a witch hunt! These are just a few lines you may have heard recently regarding the Barry Bonds perjury trial, especially here in ...

Swim and dive poised for State

Spencer Harris, Sports Editor

April 25, 2011

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After beginning the season with the death of head dive coach Tim Nobriga, both SRJC swim and dive teams honored his memory. This year, both teams are on track for a state championship. Head swim coach Jill McCormick invited Nob...

State champions!

Spencer Harris, Sports Editor

March 14, 2011

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Defense wins championships. The SRJC women's basketball team proved it by beating the San Francisco City College Rams, 52-45, and shutting down the Rams' best offensive weapons in the state championship, March 13. The Lady Bear...

NorCal diving legend and SRJC coach remembered

Spencer Harris, Sports Editor

February 28, 2011

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Before the Nor-Cal Relays began on Feb. 5, 12 swim and dive teams from Northern California, including SRJC, along with many of Tim Nobriga's friends and family celebrated his accomplishments and showed their appreciation for his ...

Opportunity Breeds Excellence

David Anderson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2011

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The Rohnert Park Unified School District Board of Trustees vote on Thursday to retain athletic programs at Rancho Cotate High School was influenced by Title IX, a federal law intended to prevent sexual discrimination in schoo...

Despite loss, SRJC tennis remians optimistic

Spencer Harris, Sports Editor

February 28, 2011

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    The SRJC tennis season began in earnest Tuesday with a loss against Sierra College in the first conference match. The women fell 2-7 and the men 3-6, in their first conference loss since 2007.     ...

Double header double win for Bear Cubs

Spencer Harris, Sports Editor

February 28, 2011

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The SRJC baseball team competed in a doubleheader against the Monterey Lobos, and won both games after a tough loss to Monterey last Thursday. The Bear Cubs won the first game 10-0 behind an overpowering complete game shutout ...

Fans snub great NBA players

Sean Dougherty, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2011

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Every year basketball fans vote for players to play in the NBA all-star game and every year the same thing happens; someone is snubbed. This year that player is Golden State Warrior shooting guard Monta Ellis. Ellis averages ...

Longtime SRJC coach dies after celebrated career

Spencer Harris, Spots Editor

February 17, 2011

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The Northern California aquatic community suffered a devastating loss when SRJC Head Dive Coach Tim Nobriga died at his home from a heart attack on Feb. 14. Nobrigadevoted 37 years to SRJC and planned to retire at the end of thi...

SRJC Men’s Baseball team off to 2-0 start

James L. Alban, A&E Editor

February 15, 2011

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Last spring the SRJC men's baseball team finished fourth in the Big 8 Conference, ending the season with a 19-15 record and sitting out the playoffs for the second straight year. It comes as no surprise that making the playoffs...

All-American soccer player Tyler Hurst focuses on the future

Lee Sandwina, Staff Writer

February 4, 2011

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Under the lights in Madison, Wisconsin Tyler Hurst slides for a low, driven cross during double-overtime, touching the ball past a diving goalkeeper to win the National Premier Soccer League Championship. The crowd erupts as the t...

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