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Oak Leaf’s College Football Top-25 Rankings

August 30, 2018

Welcome to the Oak Leaf's College Football Top-25 Rankings. Check back each week to find which teams rise and fall in the rankings over the course of the college football season.  The rankings are a collaborative article between our staff writer Isa...

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

April 17, 2018

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...

Professora Sarará, Capoeira mestre (left), and club leader Curumin Winter-Hare observe students as they practice Capoeira, a Brazilian style.

Club Capoeira: Student brings Brazilian dance fighting to campus

April 17, 2018

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...

Plenty of big names will be competing in this year's Masters.

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

April 5, 2018

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...

Head coach Craig McMilian focuses his team during a timeout.

Bear Cubs stunned in championship

March 9, 2018

San Diego City College stunned the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs 72-64 Friday in the first round of the state championships in Southern California.   The California Community Collegiate Athletic Association (CCCAA) game started with strong defen...

First-year guard Malcom Jenkins rises up for the dunk in the Bear Cubs win Saturday; beating Foothill College 83-78.

Bear Cubs advance to State Championship

March 4, 2018

The Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs kept its perfect season alive by winning the  third round playoff game over Foothill College 83-78 Saturday at Haehl Pavilion. With a packed stadium and a trip to state on the line, the Bear Cubs [25-4], (16-0) ...

SRJC Men's basketball team weighs in on March Madness

SRJC Men’s basketball team weighs in on March Madness

February 15, 2018

In just a few weeks, 68 Division I college basketball teams will compete in the big dance that is March Madness. The single-elimination tournament starts March 13 and ends April 2. 32 Division I schools receive automatic bids and 36 schools are awarded a...

The Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs men’s soccer team sealed a playoff berth with a narrow victory over the Modesto College Pirates Nov. 11 in Santa Rosa.

Men’s soccer earn playoff spot with win over Modesto

November 14, 2017

Sporadic rains didn’t deter the Santa Rosa Junior College men’s soccer team from earning a playoff spot, with a 3-2 win over Modesto College Nov. 11 at Cook’s Cypher Field. SRJC knew going into this game it was a win-or-go-home situation. ...

Bear Cubs quarterback Zack Hugh runs for a  first down en route to an overtime 39-32 win in the season finale against De Anza College.

Bear Cubs finish season strong in OT thriller

November 14, 2017

The Bear Cubs football team earned its second win of the year in the final game of the year, 39-32 in overtime against the De Anza College Dons Nov. 11 at Bailey Field, less than a week after a Santa Rosa Junior College coach was arrested for mu...

Bay Area sports teams rally together for wildfire fundraising.

Athletes get fired up about relief efforts

November 2, 2017

Following the North Bay wildfires’ destruction of several communities, homes, and wineries, high-profile athletes are stepping up their games with generous donations. Klay Thompson, shooting guard for the Golden State Warriors, donated $1,000 for each ...

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