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 …
Men’s soccer team continues no-loss streak, ties against Palomar on Friday
On Friday, September 4, 2022, the Lancers men’s soccer team took to the field at Robinson Stadium to play their third game of the season and tie the Palomar College Comets 2-2. The Lancers went into the second period trailing the Comets 2-0. But, in the second half, enduring the punishing afternoon sun, the team rallied. “We started off kinda slow. But as the game progressed we played pretty well. Got more aggressive, and we got two goals,” said Michael Sampson, left-forward and first year …
Lancer Motorsports club virtually designs a car together
The single seater electric go-kart produced by PCC and Caltech students unleash an ear-splitting roar with an engine capable of traveling up to 80 miles per hour.
PCC’s Ure finds new home in San Rafael
It was an incredibly hot day in November, and the sun shined heavily on Robinson stadium. The sweat dripping from the Lancers’ forehead painted a portrait of the game’s intensity as the Lancers battled the undefeated Falcons of Cerritos College. At the end of the first half, the Falcons tied the score 2-2. But now it’s the final minute of the game and the Lancers scored again. PCC went on to defeat Cerritos 4-2. The perfect ending to a season. It was Adam Ure’s favorite …
PCC player chooses family and basketball
When the coronavirus stay-at-home order was issued, Cosette Balmy laid on her bed in her sports themed bedroom. Her room is full of basketball trophies and medals. On the wall, she has NBA’s star Russell Westbrook’s poster, the first basketball she ever won and pictures of her family.
How-To: Easy arm workout at home
Closed gyms do not have to put off summer gains. Simple and consistent at-home routines can still provide the same results as the gym!
PCC is promoting Virtual 5K for Student-Athletes
Pasadena City College Athletics department is promoting a Run PCC Virtual 5K event scheduled Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14, with the aim of raising money for its student-athletes.
Soccer star’s journey to University of Saint Katherine
It had been 14 years in which Erica Perez had been blazing her way through soccer fields. 14 years of soccer being her reason to wake up, to pick up a ball, to practice drills for hours. 14 years of experiencing pre-game jitters instantly switching to game mode once the whistle blows. 14 years of soccer being a core source of her happiness, until one day, the story was no longer about soccer.
Retiring the speedo: PCC swimmer moves on to UCLA
Michael Humphrey is from Pasadena, California, and has been swimming his whole life. He participated in swim clubs growing up and as a young adult he joined the men’s swimming and diving team at Pasadena City College. The last swim meet at PCC was in March against Chaffey. Lancers won with the score of 194-49 and Humphrey gained three wins: the 1000 yard freestyle (10:25.49), the 100 yard butterfly (56.11), and the 200 yard individual medley (2:09.33).
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 …