OP-ED: Unfortunately, NFL as a whole might not be ready for Michael Sam

As the 2014 NFL Draft approaches in May for Michael Sam, the former Missouri defensive lineman and SEC Defensive Player of the Year, knew that coming out proudly as an openly gay football player would draw a large amount of controversy. “I understand how big this is,” he said in an interview with ESPN. “It’s a big deal. No one has done this before. And it’s kind of a nervous process, but I know what I want to be … I want to be a …

Baseball wins series against Cerro Coso in thrilling fashion

The Lancers baseball team suffered a setback on Tuesday by coming out completely flat from the get-go as they were decimated 17-0 by LA Mission College at Jackie Robinson Memorial Field when the offense could only manage two hits and committed five errors on defense. The loss was by far the worst of the season for the Lancers, and head coach O’Meara made that very clear.

Baseball cruises to first victory of the season, Lancer outfielder wins award

After 14 straight losses going back to the 2013 season, the PCC baseball team finally achieved their first victory of the 2014 season as they defeated the Antelope Valley College Marauders on the road by a score of 9-6 on Friday, Jan. 31. The Lancers, who now have a record of 1-3 on the season, managed to flex their muscle in their second game of the season against AVC. The offense has been led by freshman outfielder PJ DeZotell, who won the “Southern California Player …

Lancer baseball routed on road in season opener

The Pasadena City College baseball team had first-game jitters in their season opener, unable to overcome an early deficit as they were beaten 12-3 by the LA Mission College Eagles on Monday at El Cariso Park in Sylmar. Although it was an extremely rough opener for the Lancers, there were a handful of positives to take away from the first game of the season. There were especially bright spots in the outfield as four of the team’s five hits on the day were smacked by …

Lancer baseball ready for success in 2014

After a 2013 season with very little to smile about, the Pasadena City College Lancers baseball team returns key members from last year’s team who should make immediate contributions toward a fresh start in 2014. With only four wins and 32 losses during their 2013 season, the Lancers can only focus on improvements right away with their new roster. Only nine letterman from previous seasons are returning in 2014 for the Lancers. “Many errors we made were a matter of focus,” said head coach Evan …