Lancers baseball pounds LA Pierce College in 20-5 win

The Pasadena City College Lancers baseball team crushed the Los Angeles Pierce College Bulls 20-5 on Friday at Brookside Park. This was the second of three games in the South Coast Conference tournament, bringing their record in the tournament to 1-1 and their season record to 2-2.  The Lancers came out ready to play defense and shut out the top of the first inning in 3 batters with two strikeouts and one ground out to shortstop. The Lancers finished the first inning on top, 3-0 …

Lancers baseball drops tight home opener in loss to LA Valley

The PCC Lancers baseball team fell short in a tight 5-4 loss in their first home game of the season. The contest was game one of a three day, SoCal Challenge Tournament. PCC turned out many defensive plays, and some run production which ultimately was not enough to overcome the LA Valley Monarchs.  The game began with the LA Valley Monarchs scoring two runs in a row, in the first inning. After LA Valley scored, the pace of the game slowed, and neither team had …

Lancers trot into first place with walk-off homer

After a four-inning tie score, PCC’s Lancers came out victorious over East Los Angeles College Huskies for first place in the South Coast Conference when catcher Matt Rice cracked a walk-off home run over the center-field wall, bringing the score 2-1. Rice met his exuberant teammates at home plate while being doused with 8 oz water bottles.  “I was confident on deck, and it was my first-time at-bat of the game, and when I connected, I just knew it. I watched it go right over …

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 …

Lancers baseball knocks off the Mounties

PCC’s baseball team had a strong start to their first win against Mt. San Antonio College this season, with a score of 4-2 on Tuesday. The team was anticipating a positive outcome for the conference since it was their first game against Mt. SAC since last year’s 2-1 victory of the 2019 season. PCC’s record of 7-8 gave them the perfect opportunity to make their season back to even and build on their momentum.

Early win leads to humble pie

PCC’s baseball team took on Rio Hondo for their first conference match of the season. Coming into the best-of-three series matchup, the Lancers were a .500 ball club with a record of 6-6, but they had a lot to look forward to because they defeated Rio Hondo in all three matches last year. In fact, PCC only allowed 2 runs over last year’s three game series, while scoring over 23 runs.  “Rio Hondo is always well coached,” said head coach Pat McGee, “Their kids play …

Baseball establishes winning traditions despite shortcomings

A collegiate baseball season is a long, tough grind that only a few can tough out. Playing 40 games while balancing school work and your social life is not an easy accomplishment. Even after all the hard work and dedication a player puts himself through, it can ultimately end up in disappointment. That is what unfortunately happened to Pasadena City College’s baseball team for the third straight year.