The Pasadena City College women’s badminton team continues to rack up victories after they garnered two more wins last week, extending their winning streak to four matches. Their matches on Monday and Wednesday against El Camino College and East Los Angeles College brought their record to an impressive 6-1, with less than half of their season matches remaining. On Monday, March 27, the Lancers defeated El Camino 19-2. 10 days earlier, the Lancers defeated El Camino 20-1 and the players reflected on the difference between …
Conference veteran women’s badminton shut out Compton College
With the constant whiz of a racket whacking a shuttlecock, the sound of squeaking sneakers, and laughter from team members on the bench, the Pasadena City College women’s badminton team demonstrated why they are the winningest team in the school with a 21-0 blowout on Wednesday against the Compton College Tartars at the Hutto- Patterson Gymnasium. The Lancers hold first place in the South Coast Conference standings with a 3-1 overall record. “So far, we are doing pretty well. I think we have a chance …
Freshmen lead Lancers badminton to first win of season
The Pasadena City College Women’s Badminton team defeated San Diego City College 12-9 in their first season match on Friday, February 17. Even though the match was cut short because of a basketball game in the gym, the Lancers fought until the final minute. Head Coach Jennifer Ho spoke with The Courier after the game. “This is the first game, so they’re pretty nervous, but even though they were kind of nervous, I think they performed,” Ho said. “Hopefully the first win will give them …
Badminton rookies hand coach her first conference loss ever
The Lancers badminton team lost to Irvine Valley College Lasers 14-7, Wednesday March 16 at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. The loss brought the Lancers their second loss within their first of three matches of the season and head coach Jennfier Ho her first South Coast Conference loss in eight years.
PCC Football ‘army’ and invincible Badminton Lancers are ready for 2021
The last time the PCC Football team was on the field they went 6-4, their first winning record since 2008. And for the first time in 45 years, they had back-to-back shutouts while closing down the season in second place in the SCFA American Pacific League. Lancers defeated their opponents 98-2 over their last three games. After his third season, coach Steven Mojarro has the Lancers on the right track. The winning has certainly helped the team in the recruiting department.
Top 10: Lancer women killed it this year
Winning matters! Does your individual production lead to team success? It’s not enough to be a regular starter or be a good role player. To be on this list, you have to be one of the best at PCC, one of best in the South Coast Conference (SCC), and damn near one of the best in the state. And it’s only fair to separate the best into three separate categories. The MVPs, the game changers, and the leaders in descending order. We’re also listing the …
‘She could beat all the guys easily’: Meet badminton’s Xiaoming Yao
Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard. For Xiaoming Yao, it was the daily grind of trying to become a better badminton player that took up most of her time. Countless days of conditioning and learning the fundamentals helped Yao hone her skills to become one of the finest badminton players Pasadena City College had to offer.
Badminton shines in silver at championship
The Lancers, unbeaten in the conference season, received silver medals as 2019’s second place badminton team in a ceremony at the CCCAA state championships, after playing Fresno City College (FCC) on Thursday, May 9, in the Hutto-Patterson Gym.
Badminton comes from behind to advance to fourth straight state championship
Last Wednesday the PCC badminton emerged victorious against San Diego Community College in two “nerve-wracking” doubles performances.
Lancers badminton wins fifth straight conference title
The Lancers walloped the Huskies, 11-2 twice, at East Los Angeles College (ELAC) in Monterey Park during a double header on Friday ending the 2019 regular season, and earning PCC another South Coast Conference title.