Pew pew: Lancers eliminated by the Lasers

Being the only sports team at Pasadena City College (PCC) to make it to the South Coast Conference (SCC) North Division Playoffs, the Lancers were fully prepared, however, going up against the number one ranked team in the state proved to be harder than expected. The Lasers’ title remains intact, having only lost one match in the last two seasons, after beaming victory away from the Lancers in a three set match ( 25-27, 22-25, 18-25) Tuesday night at Irvine Valley College. PCC did not …

Stacked Lancers football roster ready to tackle next season

PCC Football has been a bit of a circus in recent years. The cycle of bringing in a new coach every year with hype and player support only to have the team go under .500 and lose said coach for various suspicious reasons has plagued Pasadena City. When most recent hire Thomas Maher was put on administrative leave only weeks before the 2017 season, the cycle was looking like it was about to repeat itself.

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, …

Swim breaks alumni records at State Championship

This season of swimmers from PCC’s swim team are recognized for bringing home 13th place at the State Championship as well as breaking alumni records that have been recognized in PCC’s sports Hall of Fame. As this season comes to a close, the most memorable highlights are shared as the swim team says farewell to a few swimmers. Coach Stoddard is proud of the leadership from Samuel Jo as well as the effort Sydney Odent, Ryan Wang, and Roman Rostomyan put into their events at …

Lancers earn playoff spot despite dramatic loss

In the final game of the regular season last weekend, the Lancers failed to maintain a two-run lead in the final inning allowing Moorpark to hand them a crushing 6-5 defeat; regardless, the Lancers finished the season in second place in the SCC North, good enough for a spot in the Southern California Regional Playoffs. 12th seeded PCC will be facing Santiago Canyon this Friday in a three game series to determine who will advance into round two of the playoffs. The Lancers finished the …

Lancers beat El Camino, continue path to championship

PCC yet again landed another 2 victories against the El Camino Warriors on Friday in back to back matches, winning the first game 11-0 and the second 11-1. Despite only having 5 players, the Warriors put up a decent fight, but were unable to overthrow the currently undefeated Lancers. The Lancers were able to keep the Warriors from winning all but a single match in the second game. This kept the Lancers in the top spot of the division to compete in the the finals. …

Dazzling, defiant, but disappointed: Lancers lose at Diablo Valley

Last Friday, the Lancers were unable to secure victory in their swim meet against Diablo Valley College, but tasted some redemption on Saturday at De Anza College. Despite winning only 8 of the 27 races in a losing effort against Diablo valley College on Friday, the Lancers did defeat De Anza college, and on Saturday, won the the College of Marin Invitational. Over the course of the two meets, the Lancers also acquired some valuable information about how to compete in Northern California. The most …

Badminton flawless in season starter

PCC’s women’s badminton team had a great start to their season this past Friday, winning every singles and doubles match against Compton. The Lancers, lead by fourth year head coach Jennifer Ho, was undefeated last year and are looking to defend that title in this year’s season, and they are in a good position to do so. They won 21-0. “They were state champions last year, and I expect them to win this year,” said coach Ho in an interview after the games. “We have …