Board of Trustees voted to approve new men’s head basketball coach

PCC Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve Ryan Frazer as the new head basketball coach Wednesday, March 16 in the Crevling Lounge. “I picked PCC because of the opportunity I saw there,” Frazer said. “The location is ideal in terms of recruitment and students being able to drive to campus. I know the history of the program and know it is one of very few schools to be a multiple time state champion. The challenge of starting over doesn’t really scare me, it actually …

Women’s basketball barely defeat limping Beavers

The Lancers lead had dropped a very comfortable lead in the fourth quarter from 20 points to an enigmatic 10 points with a little less than four minutes left. Head coach Joe Peron instructed his point guard Maiya Villanueva, who wasn’t having her greatest shooting performance, to slow it down. On average, Villanueva scores 14 points and shoots 30% from the field. Tonight she had 9 points and shot 14%, with three of those points coming from free throws. It felt as if the Beavers …

Fans waited two years to finally watch the softball team lose

The women’s softball team and crowd’s spirit seemed optimistic at the commencement of the first of two games played in front of an audience since March 3, 2020. Approximately 25 of PCC’s fans packed into the tiny silver bleachers on the team’s side. The Lancers lost both legs against the Palomar City College Comets at Robinson Park Saturday, January 29, 2022. Palomar beat the PCC, 9-1 and 15-5. The result did not discourage head coach Monica Tantlinger from believing in the Lancers in her eighth …

PCC postpones most early spring sports season due to omicron

Pasadena City College announced that most sports matches for the spring semester would be postponed or cancelled until further notice because of the rising cases due to omicron, a variant of COVID-19. According to the PCC Athletics twitter page, the PCC men’s and women’s basketball teams are scheduled to play their first league game Wednesday, January 19 versus Mt. San Antonio College. All other sports matches have yet to be determined. Fans are allowed to attend the game, but the game is located in Walnut …

Stans back in stands: Return of Lancer fans gets athletes excited

More than 411 spectators attended Robinson Stadium Oct. 23 to watch PCC defend its home turn against Compton College. Because of the coronavirus and its variants, this was the first time that fans were allowed into the stadium since 2019. Most of the fans looked pretty excited to cheer on the boys in cardinal and gold from the bleachers instead of Parking Lot No. 4, but it was the student-athletes at PCC who were impacted the most.

Despite blowout victory, Lancers expect more from themselves

For the second time this season, the Lancers women’s soccer team blew away their opponent, East Los Angeles College, scoring 12 goals in the process, and finishing with a clean sheet. They scored the most goals for the team in over 23 years. Normally a team would have celebrated after it broke a record that stood for over two decades, but this team is still trying to find their way, and they’ve suffered some agonizing defeats the past four matchups.