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Women’s basketball team has high hopes for upcoming season

Sophia Ferar, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2010


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Santa Rosa Junior College women's basketball team hopes to reach their goal of winning another Big 8 title. This year's team appears to have the experienced sophomores and the talented freshman needed make another run at a state title.             Team captain and poin...

Diverse dance program provides opportunities for every dancer

Haley Sansom, Layout Editor

November 13, 2010


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In the world of dance, labels such as beginner and advanced, ballerina and hip hopper, or simply dancer and choreographer can exclude someone from a dance program, but Santa Rosa Junior College's dance program strives to offer diverse instruction that is appealing to all students. SRJC offers classes for ...

SRJC’s Bear Cubs lose in poor defensive effort against Laney College Eagles in final home game

Spencer Harris, Staff Writer

November 13, 2010


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SRJC's Bear Cubs football team continued its disappointing season in the last home game against the Laney College Eagles. The Bear Cubs suffered a tough 30-7 loss, bringing their overall season record to 3-6. This is the second consecutive season the Bear Cubs will not be competing in a bowl game after ...

Polar Bears beat UC Davis to remain undefeated

Spencer Harris, Staff Writer

November 13, 2010


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The SRJC hockey team is undefeated this season and showed no signs of faltering in their last home game, beating the UC Davis Aggies 11-3. This victory improves the team's overall record this season to 8-0, and the Polar Bears are simply destroying the competition. This season the Polar Bears have ...

Coach McMillan’s travels lead him to SRJC

David Tedla, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2010


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Growing up, Craig McMillan played many different sports, but says basketball was always his favorite. Today, McMillan is entering his 11th season as the head coach of the Santa Rosa Junior College basketball team. "My dad was a basketball coach at Cloverdale High School, so I grew up in the gym. I was ...

Lady Bear Cub victory makes it 11 straight wins

Andrew Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2010


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The SRJC volleyball team wasted no time beating Diablo Valley College in straight sets to make it 11 straight wins, all in the Big 8 Conference. The Lady Bear Cubs dominated the Vikings 25-5, 25-16, 25-15 in a match lasting little more than an hour. The Lady Bear Cubs are now in sole possession of fi...

Lady Bear Cubs advance to playoffs

James L. Alban, Sports Editor

November 13, 2010


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As an objective sports writer, one must avoid sugar coating mediocre performances. A sports writer must address all issues of a team, both on and off the field. Pinpointing weaknesses of a team needing improvement and criticizing coaching decisions and player performances are all in a day's work for...

Bear Cubs soccer five deep in winning streak

Spencer Harris, Staff Writer

October 24, 2010


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After a slow start to the 2010 season, the SRJC men's soccer team won its last five games in a row. Their latest victory comes against the Skyline Community College Trojans with a final score of 5-nil.            The Bear Cubs looked in control as soon as the game started...

Sports opinions

Andrew Cameron, Editor-in-chief

October 24, 2010


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  There has been a lot of chatter that a San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers World Series is not what Fox Sports wants. This baffles me. Not because I am an avid Giants fan. My mood changes with every pitch and this postseason has been no different. This is not the first time that Fox Sports ...

Volleyball

Andrew Cameron, Editor-in-chief

October 24, 2010


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  Danielle Healis caught the volleyball on a bounce from the line judge. The crowd at Tauzer Gym was still cheering after the SRJC won the last point to take an 11-10 lead in the fifth set. Healis kept her composure and was able to serve the last five points to hold off Delta College from comp...

San Mateo Bulldogs beat SRJC Bear Cubs in annual Clo’s Classic

James L. Alban, Sports Editor

October 24, 2010


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The San Mateo Bulldogs proved why they have the number one rushing offense in California last Friday when they ran the ball 56 times in a 26-19 victory over the Bear Cubs in the Clo's Classic.   Both teams came out fired up and you could tell this was going to be a hard hitting game from th...

SRJC mens water polo loses to Wolverines after slow start

Andrew Cameron, Co-Editor in Chief

October 24, 2010


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  The SRJC men's water polo team was unable to make a comeback after an offensive first quarter by Sierra College. The first quarter was the Josh Collison show. He scored four times in three and a half minutes. Two minutes later he had a good position on a Bear Cub defender down in Bear Cub territ...

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