Ain’t No Mountain High Enough for Lancers football team

Backup quarterback Jakob Doolittle was dressed in his PCC practice attire, shorts, yellow quarterback jersey, no helmet with the number 3 instead of his official uniformed number 15. He was backed up by at least 10 other players. But instead of taking a snap, he looked at his phone, pressed play and let the melody run for a few seconds. “Listen baby,” Doolittle sang. The Lancers are in the middle of a bye week and decided to have a lip-sync contest between a few sections …

Parking lot laurels lift Lancers to victory

The Lancers football team needed an emphatic stop Saturday night on third down, leading Citrus College Owls 23-20 with 56 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Citrus marched their special teams unit on the field to attempt to tie the game with a field goal. With no fans in the stands at Robinson field, the student parking lot 4 erupted. Approximately 50 fans cheered, honked their horns, or clapped, causing multiple car alarms to randomly go off. The sounds started to echo through the parking …

Lancers reign over Monarchs in home opener

Lancers quarterback Kade Wentz faked the hand off, took three steps back in the pocket, glanced at his receiver Jeremiah Hartfield on the right side of the field and released the football milliseconds before getting knocked back by a Monarch defender. The throw was less than perfect, but the underthrown ball gave Jeremiah Hartfield enough time to stick his left foot into the ground, cut and turn upfield through the remaining secondary defenders and show the Monarchs a glimpse of the speed, going up 28-6 …

Falcons prey on Lancers in season opener

With the game in jeopardy, down 22-10 against Cerritos College at the 16-yard-line of the Falcons side in the fourth quarter on fourth-and-7 with less than 22 seconds remaining, only a prayer could lift this team to victory. Quarterback Kade Wentz rolled out of the shotgun spread formation facing pressure from his left and sprinted to his right, slipped a tackle and directed his receiver with a hand motion. Wentz threw an absolute dart on the run to a leaping receiver that dropped the football …

New football coach’s approach: ‘Always better together’

A half empty office with a host of motivational coaching books on the shelves, loud speaker, scattered sheets of paper, photos of former players, and several paintings from his kids with one saying, “Daddy we’re your #1 fans!” awaits Robert Tucker. It’s what you expect from a coach who was hired June 16 for the impending season that may or may not kick off because of the pandemic.

PCC’s dual-threat quarterback anxious to take the field again

On November 16, 2019, PCC’s football team was on the precipice of securing its first winning season in 11 years, with coaches calling it the “finest finish by PCC football”. That night, the team played against Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). Within the first quarter, quarterback Edward Norton passed the ball 24 yards to wide receiver Jabari Kindle, scoring the first touchdown of the night. With only five minutes left in the third quarter, the team blocked the opposing team’s punt. PCC finished the last …

PCC football prepares for first spring season with restrictions

Pasadena City College is home to so many student-athletes that love playing and competing in the sport of their choice. Since most sports were canceled due to the dangers of the pandemic, students were prohibited to practice over the past semesters. However, The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) has approved teams to resume their season in Jan. of 2021, by following the guidelines and rules they have released.

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 …