On November 16, 2019, PCC’s football team was on the precipice of securing its first winning season in 11 years, with coaches calling it the “finest finish by PCC football”. That night, the team played against Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). Within the first quarter, quarterback Edward Norton passed the ball 24 yards to wide receiver Jabari Kindle, scoring the first touchdown of the night. With only five minutes left in the third quarter, the team blocked the opposing team’s punt. PCC finished the last …
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.
On Saturday, the Lancers and the San Bernardino Valley Wolverines, ranked top 20 in the state, played in an instant classic where it came down to the last play of the game. After stringing together a successful drive, quarterback Kade Wentz and the Lancers marched down to the red zone with a chance to score a touchdown and win the game.
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.
After last week’s loss against rivals East Los Angeles College, the Lancers ended the football season in a devastating 54-29 loss on Saturday against undefeated Santa Ana College.
The Lancers rode into the Homecoming game on a five game high, but were tested by crosstown rivals and defending Champions East Los Angeles College with a humbling loss of 14 – 42 in the last home game of the season.
After a 35-6 victory over LA Southwest this weekend, PCC football has proven to be a definite threat to win the SCFA Metro League title, as they remain tied with Santa Ana for first place.
For the first time since 2010, PCC football has put together a 3 game winning streak, according to the PCC athletic website. The Lancers defeated West LA 58-22 Saturday night. The tally for the Lancers broke the record for most points scored at Robinson Stadium since opening in 1999. Things started off shaky for Pasadena when opposing quarterback Markell White threw a touchdown to put West LA ahead 14-0 with 7:12 remaining in the first quarter. After a 75 yard kickoff return from Yusef Muhammad, …
After playing two games and one start as Lancers’ quarterback, sophomore transfer Ian Brian has quit the team and left Pasadena.
The PCC Football team lost their season opener 52-17 to Long Beach on Saturday night, amidst controversy surrounding Head Coach Thomas Maher, who was suspended for undisclosed reasons two weeks ago.