Decorated volleyball transfers find new university home teams

Share: Every day at noon, the PCC women’s volleyball team trains diligently in the Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. Head Coach Mike Terrill keeps them on their toes as they work hard to be the best. Because of their strong work ethic and playing 28 matches this season, six sophomores from the team have committed to four-year universities.  Two-time All-SCC First Team selection and outside hitter Emma Yogan will be transferring to NCAA Division II Cal State East Bay. A decision following her impressive athletic career at PCC …

Still starstruck: I saw Shohei slam a historic home run

Share: Imagine this scenario: your arch-nemesis is in town, your ace is on the mound, and the newest Dodgers’ star Shohei Ohtani is in the batter’s box on the verge of launching his first home run as a boy in blue. It would seem like something that would be included in a baseball film, except it was experienced in reality.  Dodger Stadium has had one of the best home-field advantages in Major League Baseball, holding nearly 56,000 rowdy fans for every home game. The crowd …

Rush the court, but keep your madness in the stands this March

Share: It’s a part of the college culture to storm the court after a big time upset against a superior team, and there’s nothing wrong with this. But on two different occasions in the same year, two of the biggest names in this year’s class both got ran into by fans. This cannot happen, ever. Kyle Filipowski and Caitlin Clark, two top tier collegiate basketball players who will be making a lot of noise in the NCAA tournament this year, coincidentally were hit with minor …

Lancers clip Falcons’ wings, extend winning streak

Share: Cerritos crescendoed into a challenging roar at the start of the first PCC serve Wednesday night, but they couldn’t distract the Lancers with now a 17-6 win streak under the net.  Prior to the first serve, outside hitter Emma Yogan was presented with a golden ball to commemorate her milestone of 500 kills with the Lancers. Her game with the Falcons upped her score even more. Yogan scored eight kills in the first set alone and at the conclusion of the contest, had reached …

Fans ‘disgusted’ after Urías’ arrest on domestic violence charge

Share: Dodgers jerseys and merch-filled classrooms can be spotted all throughout PCC as many students and staff declare themselves as fans, but will that change after Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias’ arrest on domestic violence? The Dodgers have remained a contributing factor and staple to the Los Angeles culture, especially the Hispanic community for many years. Dodgers star pitcher Julio Urias has been a representation for Mexican Angelenos since he signed with them in 2012, and made his first appearance in 2016. He would embrace his …

PCC women’s water polo fights to stay afloat against El Camino

Share: It was a tough 12-8 loss for the Lancers in a well-fought battle against the El Camino Warriors. PCC Women’s Water Polo team had their first test at home against the El Camino College Warriors. Although it was a tough loss, the Lancers really played an unbelievable, well-balanced game.  “We saw them play on Saturday in the LA Valley Tournament although we didn’t play them, and so everything they did today we expected,” Terry Stoddard said when asked if El Camino’s play style was …

PCC softball sustains strong season start by besting El Camino

Share: The PCC women’s softball team began last season with the addition of 16 new freshmen amid COVID precautions which forced the team to practice via Zoom. This season, those players are returning with growth, maturity, and skill.  The Lancers continued its six-game winning streak when they defeated El Camino College Thursday at Robinson Park. For third base Jaimie Harris, sharing the field with her teammates has made all the difference. “The momentum of the team is high,” Harris said. “We are all striving for …

Lancers trounce LA Valley College to end skid

Share: 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 …

Black History Month celebrations flourish despite pandemic

Share: Students sit in a Zoom waiting room, anticipating the Show Your Grit event to begin. They arrive little by little, each entrance announced with a pleasant jingle on their computer screens, instead of the greetings of hello that they might be accustomed to. Although the occasion was shared through computer screens, the triumph of black heritage between the students and staff shone through. Follow: