Qatar’s national team only played three matches in this year’s FIFA World Cup, making them the first host to be eliminated in the initial group stage. But with all the controversies in Qatar, their team being eliminated early on in the tournament has to be the least of their worries. From bribing FIFA officials back in 2010 to poor human rights, the host nation has continued to disappoint soccer fans everywhere since the start of the World Cup. According to an article by the New …
PCC women’s soccer confused by El Camino game plan in 5-1 loss
Despite their game being postponed due to the heat, the PCC Women’s Soccer team continued the ritual of their 12 p.m. practice under the scorching sun. By 4 p.m., their ritual would end under the watchful eyes of the competing El Camino Warriors as the game began. Coming off of 2 wins, they came into Tuesday afternoon confident that they were going to secure a win and continue their streak, according to Forward Andrea Sanchez. “I thought we had this one because we had prepared …
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 …
Lancers trounce LA Valley College to end skid
After losing the past four games and only having one win under their belt, the women’s soccer team has come out victorious once again with a 6-2 final score against LA Valley College. The win did more than boost just their status, it brought confidence to the team who have had a rocky start to their season. Being on the road the last two weeks in a hundred degree weather has had an affect on the team as well as their fans. In particular Kristin …
Men’s soccer team continues no-loss streak, ties against Palomar on Friday
On Friday, September 4, 2022, the Lancers men’s soccer team took to the field at Robinson Stadium to play their third game of the season and tie the Palomar College Comets 2-2. The Lancers went into the second period trailing the Comets 2-0. But, in the second half, enduring the punishing afternoon sun, the team rallied. “We started off kinda slow. But as the game progressed we played pretty well. Got more aggressive, and we got two goals,” said Michael Sampson, left-forward and first year …
New soccer coach tackles teleconference training
New women’s soccer head coach, Terryn Soelberg becomes the first female and full-time instructor in the history of PCC’s women soccer program.
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.
Women’s soccer kicks doubts, stomps Eagles
A mob of red and gold jerseys stormed Mt. San Jacinto’s half of the field, unleashing a flurry of passes leading to the first of many points for the Lancers. Although the Lancers had a slow and steady start, only able to score one point in the first half, the second half erupted when various PCC attackers scored seven points in rapid succession.
Tempers flare as Lancers drop in rankings
With South Coast Conference playoffs on the horizon, hopes for Lancers seem to be slim but still possible as their two games against ELAC and Mt. San Antonio(MT.SAC) ended in ties keeping them in contention.
PCC Vanquishes Compton in First Victory of Season
Thanks to an aggressive game on Tuesday, Lancers Women’s Soccer drove home their first win of the season, with a 2-0 victory against Compton College, bringing their standing up to 1-7-3 at the game’s end.