Lancers softball ‘grinding through it’ in loss to Santa Ana

Share: The rough stretch continues for the Lancers softball squad, as they give up five runs in the 6th inning to Santa Ana and lose 6-4, their 16th loss in 17 games.  Pasadena would struggle to find consistency, as the defense held the Dons to a one run showing for five innings, and held the advantage for most of the game due to a pitcher error that would bring in three runs. “You’re seeing kids that didn’t have success [in batting] the first couple of …

Lancers softball increases confidence despite rocky season

Share: After a misfortunate 12-game losing streak the Lancers took another loss Thursday against Cerritos. However, despite the result, the team feels confident with their continuous progress as they work on building a stronger spirit of comradeship among the players.  “I believe we are making progress,” coach Audriana Gutierrez optimistically said.  She stated that it has especially been a challenge to build up the team after the number of returning players dwindled and they were left with many freshmen whom they had to introduce and …

Softball losing streak continues but shows promise against Compton

Share: In a hard-fought game, the Lancers squared off against Compton in a game filled with highs, lows, and plenty of action on the field. Despite their best efforts, the Lancers ultimately fell short, but not without showcasing their improvement as a team. “I think our team played a lot better together. We had a little curse going on in the third inning, but we were able to get out of it,” second baseman Leiana Rodriguez said. “I feel like my team had my back …

Long Beach Vikings show Lancers mercy after five innings

Share: The Lancers suffered yet another tough loss in the South Coast Conference against Long Beach City, adding another game to their current 7-game losing streak.  After only five innings against the Vikings, the Lancers had no choice but to succumb to the mercy rule for a third time this season, while being down eight runs leaving the score at 9-1.  The Lancers have been going through an unfortunate rough patch in their conference thus far. Recognizing that while they struggle both offensively and defensively, …

These guards deserve your respect: In the paint with our SCC First Team Lancers

Share: Putting in the work silently and privately so family, friends and fans can give praise loudly and publicly. While recognition from the outside isn’t the top goal, it’s never a bad thing to receive, especially when it’s deserved and sought after by many.   The All-South Coast Conference Team is one of the highest honors a California community college athlete can achieve. It’s not enough to be the best player on the team; in order to break through to this level, players must outperform everyone …

Men’s hoops slams through round one against LA Southwest

Share: The No. 15 Lancers took down No. 18 Los Angeles Southwest in a playoff showdown in front of a rowdy Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium Wednesday evening. The first half was all Southwest, as the Lancers had a disoriented first half, trailing 12-2 in the early minutes while accumulating 3 turnovers in that span. PCC would fight back, cutting the opposition’s lead to a one possession game with 5:06 remaining in the first half. Pasadena would be knocked down again, as Southwest would go on another 10-2 …

Lancers softball mauled by Huskies, continues losing streak

Share: What started off as a deceptively balanced match eventually descended into disaster for PCC as ELAC’S Huskies dominated the last two innings, securing a 9-5 victory over the Lancers on their home field.  The majority felt like a close game of tug of war with each inning serving to give either team a slight edge, but nothing more.  Breanna Negrete scored the 3rd run for PCC in the 5th inning after a strategic single from Alysa Rojas gave her the opening, bringing the score …

Lady Lancers clutch up in comeback playoff win

Share: Coach Peron gets the home game he wanted as the Pasadena City College women’s basketball team ranked #14 takes an impressive comeback win against #19 ranked LA Valley in their first playoff win.    The Lancers had a bit of a tough start, trailing by nine points at one stage in the second quarter, but managed to recover, closing the gap to 34-33 by halftime.   “Defense adjustments in the next half for sure,” coach Peron said regarding the changes that needed to be made …

Lancers steal the W from the Warriors and improve to 2-0

Share: The PCC Women’s Badminton team followed their home opener with an even stronger performance against El Camino College this past Wednesday. The Lancers moved to 2-0 on their season after a dominating 19-2 victory that featured strong performances from all players.  Coming off an 18-3 win over San Diego City College, members of the team and head coach Jennifer Ho expressed their acknowledgment of their dominating performance. They had their eyes set on having a stronger performance in their second game by limiting errors …

PCC loses close battle against state ranked El Camino in conference opener

Share: The Lancer’s SCC-Opening game against the states #11 ranked team El Camino, was a thrilling back and forth battle, showcasing the teams unwavering resilience and dedication during their fight against the Warriors. But, unfortunately for the Lancers this battle ended in defeat, resulting in the score only being a one run loss at 10-9. After their previous 10-1 win against Ventura City College, the Lancers still kept their fiery and aggressive mindset. Now coming into the conference opener, they know that no game is …