While athletic leagues across the country have found ways to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and pick up where they left off in March, PCC sports teams won’t see action until Jan. of 2021 per an agenda set in place by the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA).
Without the bubble, PCC sports are in trouble
The decision to postpone sports at PCC is the best choice to make with cases of COVID-19 in California remaining in the thousands.
Women’s basketball star swooshes scholarship
Success as a Lancer student-athlete requires balance, talent, and sacrifice. Dariel Johnson, PCC’s star women’s basketball forward, readily sacrificed for her success by cutting down time with friends and family. She sold her car. She even decided to leave California and moved to Little Rock, Arkansas to sign the lease on a new apartment to attend a university with a scholarship she didn’t even know she was going to receive. This scholarship was the NCAA Division I scholarship that would only be granted if her …
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 …
For softball star, it’s always ‘go time’
A natural competitor, Danielle Ruiz has carried her bat and cleats with her every day since she was 6 years old; making it easy to turn any wall into an opportunity to expand her batting techniques and further develop her hand-eye coordination.
After 10 years away, PCC swimmer jumps back in the pool
Swim cap—on. Swimsuit—fitted. Water polo ball—at hand. Goggles—snug. Oh, and don’t forget to keep the swim parka close for those 6 a.m. practices. Ready, set, deep breath, whistle blown—go! Anna Herrin, PCC sophomore water polo and swim team competitor, never imagined how her life back in the water after a 10 year dry spell, would feel as good as it does now. What seemed like a distant dream to return to the poolside became Herrin’s new reality, as the rookie swimmer was given the opportunity …
Spring sports seasons are officially cancelled
With growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 around the U.S., the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) has canceled PCC Athletics 2019-2020 spring sports season, effective immediately since Mar. 19, 2020.
California community colleges suspend sports indefinitely
As a part of their reaction to COVID-19, PCC suspended sports games and practices for an indefinite amount of time following the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAAs) unanimous vote last Thursday. This decision is suspending seven sports which will affect 109 athlete’s overall at PCC.
Lancers blow Panthers out of the water
PCC’s swim teams came out strong at their meet against the Chaffey Panthers last Friday, placing first in the first eight events. In total, there were 27 events, and collectively both teams dominated in a total of 23 events–12 wins for the womens’ team and 11 wins for the mens’ team.
Eagles soar past Lancers in playoffs
A challenging battle awaited the lady Lancers as they entered the second-round of the playoffs, and would soon face a disappointing end to their season. The Lancers lost by an 11-point margin, 58-47, to Mt. San Jacinto Eagles on Friday.