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 …
Brick city: Lancers season ends in ugly loss against ELAC
In what feels like deja-vu all over again, the PCC Lancers potential trip to this years state tournament came to a disappointing end. For the third time in four years, PCC has been unable to overcome the ELAC Huskies, losing 78-53, in the third round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs this past Saturday.
Lancers take revenge on ELAC, pushing PCC towards playoffs
The Lancers took home their fourth South Coast Conference victory of the season Wednesday evening after defeating East Los Angeles College in a three set match.
Tempers flare as Lancers drop in rankings
With South Coast Conference playoffs on the horizon, hopes for Lancers seem to be slim but still possible as their two games against ELAC and Mt. San Antonio(MT.SAC) ended in ties keeping them in contention.
From thrift store to something much more
PCC’s campus was crowded, with students scattered all around going in different directions. Through what seemed like a never ending amount of people emerged a young woman wearing an oversized bright red hoodie. 20-year-old Angel Vazquez had no intention of going to college. Fresh off of graduating high school, she immediately started working as a team-member for a thrift store called Savers. Her duties consist of making sure the store stayed clean and stocked, while also taking in customer donations and answering questions. Vazquez always …
PCC Badminton finish unbeaten, continue dynasty
The 2018 Lancers Badminton team was one for the ages. The determination, confidence, and competitive superiority all combined to form a perfect storm for Pasadena to finish a perfect 13-0. Head coach Jennifer Ho started the season with high expectations, and said after their 21-0 win over Compton that her team “were state champions last year, and I expect them to win this year.” Sophomore Natalie Ong also said “last year, we only had two girls that really carried our team to the championship…this year, …
Lancers nearing perfect season after dropping De Anza
The Lancers remain undefeated in Badminton after Friday’s win against De Anza and Wednesday’s win against El Camino, allowing just 3 out of 42 matches to slip through the cracks.
Swim team unbeatable in home dual
PCC’s swim team defeated Chaffey and East Los Angeles at home with two wins for the women’s team and win for the men’s team after Friday’s dual meet at the PCC Aquatic Center.
Women’s soccer conclude promising season
The Pasadena City College (PCC) women’s soccer team has come a long way since their 6-0 start. Although there were some tough obstacles and competition, the team ended their year with positive learnings. The start of a 6-0 season set off the team to great expectations. Yet, during the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) game on the evening of October 3, the first SCC North game for the Lancers ended a 1-1 draw. Creating risky moves during this game, Coach Reggie Rivas made the switch …
Water Polo have positive season, despite poor record
Despite the overall season record of 9-16, the Lancers women’s water polo have managed to maintain a strong bond and focus on what to improve on for next season. “Every season concludes with the enjoyment of the sophomores participating for two years and what they brought to the team environment and to our play,” said Coach Terry Stoddard. “One of the takeaways would be to replace what they contributed with incoming freshmen and the sophomores that are returning next year.” The Lancers faced their third …