Lancers nearly catch up to Roadrunners in 3-2 defeat

Pasadena City College faced Rio Hondo in a game that was intense and aggressive, highlighted with shoves, kicks, trips, holds, and yelling on the sidelines that brewed over as the game continued, and it did not get better. The Lancers hosted the Roadrunners at Jackie Robinson Stadium in the blazing heat zeroing down on the crowd and the players. Many attendees wore hats, and sunglasses, and even set up umbrellas to withstand the heat of the sun. Pasadena men’s soccer was split even with a …

Lancers conquer Victor Valley in shutout win

PCC’s Men’s Soccer prevailed Friday afternoon in a 90 minute match against Victor Valley College.  The winning marks a promising start for the new season with a record of 4-1-2.  In a relatively smooth performance, the Lancer’s overtook their opponent winning 5-0.  With the assistance of Jordy Aviles, Esai Matchan struck the first goal of the night.  “It was hot at first but once the clouds came through, It all got a little better,” said Lancer Robert Acosta.  The audience was not substantially large and …

PCC men’s soccer team practices despite COVID

The PCC men’s soccer team have been practicing every Tuesday since the beginning of Aug. between 8 a.m and 10 a.m. to prepare for the 2021 Spring season. Without the assistance of their coaches, the student-athletes took it upon themselves to run their own practices even though there are 18,641 COVID-19 cases and 146 deaths in Los Angeles County in the month of Nov., according to Los Angeles Public Health.

PCC soccer has a ‘born leader’ in freshman midfielder

As a 5-year-old, PCC midfielder Mario Urbina remembered watching one of his favorite soccer teams play in the 2010 World Cup with his family. The Urbinas’, especially his grandfather, would wake up at 6:00 a.m. to watch Honduras, a small country in Central America between Guatemala and El Salvador. On other days, Urbina would find his grandfather watching soccer after he came home from school. This was a special time for both of them because it gave them a chance to connect with each other …

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 …