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Men’s baseball begins playoff push

Men’s baseball begins playoff push

Attila LS Gero, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

With their backs against the wall, the Bear Cubs prevailed Tuesday defeating Sacramento City College 4-3 at Cooks Sypher Field. “To get to the playoffs, we’re gonna have to sweep these series or win them and hope somebody else falls off, ” said assistant coach Tom Francois. The finish l...

Centennial Series: A history of combative fitness classes at Santa Rosa Junior College

Centennial Series: A history of combative fitness classes at Santa Rosa Junior College

Arthur Gonzalez-Martin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Centennial, Sports

Combat sports are one of the oldest forms of self-discipline and include Karate, Taekwondo and boxing. Santa Rosa Junior College has offered some of these sports throughout the school’s history. While some classes have died out in the past, SRJC offered different combat classes like archery, fencing,...

Centennial Series: The Derkos winning tradition still thriving

Centennial Series: The Derkos winning tradition still thriving

Ian Macgregor, Deputy Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Centennial, Sports

Izzy Derkos knew next to nothing about tennis when Santa Rosa Junior College Athletic Director Bob Mastin offered him the head coaching position in 1970. Derkos was the SRJC football team’s defensive coordinator at the time and accepted the new challenge head on. Derkos planned to introduce we...

Mayfield puts on show in brother’s honor

Mayfield puts on show in brother’s honor

Ian Macgregor, Deputy Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

Karim Mayfield had a goal in mind when he put on the Battle in the Ballroom April 7 at the San Francisco Fairmont Hotel. “I’m just looking to put on a good show and get as much media coverage for my brother as I can,” Mayfield said. Mayfield’s brother, Shaleem Tindle, was shot and killed...

Club Capoeira: Student brings Brazilian dance fighting to campus

Club Capoeira: Student brings Brazilian dance fighting to campus

Matthew Wreden, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

Capoeira is a story of celebration and the ability to express oneself. These abilities can be found in Santa Rosa Junior College’s newest martial arts club. For 20-year-old kinesiology major Curumin Winter-Hare, Capoeira is not just a dance or a defense; it’s her gift. This year, Winter-Hare started...

Bear Cubs lose series to Big 8 opponent Folsom Lake College

Bear Cubs lose series to Big 8 opponent Folsom Lake College

Attila LS Gero, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

Groundout. Strikeout. Flyout. The Bear Cubs offense struggled again as they lost their second series of the season to Folsom Lake College by the score of 3-1 on Friday at Cook Sypher Field. The Santa Rosa Junior College team tied a season low in hits with four. “We’ll see if we’re a playof...

Bear Cubs rack up nine hits in conference victory

Bear Cubs rack up nine hits in conference victory

Attila LS Gero, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team collected nine hits and took a 1-0 series lead against conference opponent Folsom Lake College on Monday at Cook Sypher Field. Nine hits is hardly a stat to gawk at for these Cubs. For 29 games so far this season, the team averaged 10.17 hits per game. Th...

Brodnansky homers in Bear Cubs’ 11-9 loss

Brodnansky homers in Bear Cubs’ 11-9 loss

Attila LS Gero, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

Catcher Cole Brodnansky had the best day of the Santa Rosa Junior College batters on Thursday, going 2-3 at the plate with a homerun and a double, despite the team losing their seventh game. The Bear Cubs split their series against Cosumnes River College in a high-scoring affair  at Cook Sypher Field...

The 82nd Masters Tournament Preview: Winner, Contenders, Dark Horses, Low Amateur

The 82nd Masters Tournament Preview: Winner, Contenders, Dark Horses, Low Amateur

Matthew Wreden and Kevin Johnson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

This is the week every golf fan craves. The one they've been waiting for since last August. The week that means golf is truly back. Masters week. Over the course of the next four days, the PGA tour will crown the first major tournament winner of the year. This is when legends are born. But this is not ...

2018 NFL mock draft: Top 10

2018 NFL mock draft: Top 10

Ian MacGregor, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Top Stories

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Top 10 The 2018 NFL draft is just four weeks away. Let’s take a look at which 10 players’ names  will get called first and have the most pressure to perform. Cleveland Browns: Sam Darnold, QB, USC The Browns acquired quarterback Tyrod Taylor in a trade with the...

Bear Cubs offense sputters in loss to Diablo Valley College

Bear Cubs offense sputters in loss to Diablo Valley College

Attila LS Gero, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team registered a season-low four hits in their 4-1 loss to Diablo Valley College (DVC) March 27 at Cook Sypher Field. The Bear Cubs' (17-6) offense was uncharacteristically lackluster and invisible until the bottom of the ninth inning, when DVC had them with their bac...

Bear Cubs drop series to No. 4 ranked JC baseball team in the nation

Bear Cubs drop series to No. 4 ranked JC baseball team in the nation

Attila LS Gero, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

The Santa Rosa Junior College baseball team defeated San Joaquin Delta College 10-1 with the support of excellent pitching from Shamus Lyons and a steady offense on March 13 at Cook Sypher Field. San Joaquin Delta entered the game  ranked the as the fourth best Junior College baseball team in the co...

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