Stans back in stands: Return of Lancer fans gets athletes excited

More than 411 spectators attended Robinson Stadium Oct. 23 to watch PCC defend its home turn against Compton College. Because of the coronavirus and its variants, this was the first time that fans were allowed into the stadium since 2019. Most of the fans looked pretty excited to cheer on the boys in cardinal and gold from the bleachers instead of Parking Lot No. 4, but it was the student-athletes at PCC who were impacted the most.

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough for Lancers football team

Backup quarterback Jakob Doolittle was dressed in his PCC practice attire, shorts, yellow quarterback jersey, no helmet with the number 3 instead of his official uniformed number 15. He was backed up by at least 10 other players. But instead of taking a snap, he looked at his phone, pressed play and let the melody run for a few seconds. “Listen baby,” Doolittle sang. The Lancers are in the middle of a bye week and decided to have a lip-sync contest between a few sections …

PCC football prepares for first spring season with restrictions

Pasadena City College is home to so many student-athletes that love playing and competing in the sport of their choice. Since most sports were canceled due to the dangers of the pandemic, students were prohibited to practice over the past semesters. However, The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) has approved teams to resume their season in Jan. of 2021, by following the guidelines and rules they have released.

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 …