PCC Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve Ryan Frazer as the new head basketball coach Wednesday, March 16 in the Crevling Lounge. “I picked PCC because of the opportunity I saw there,” Frazer said. “The location is ideal in terms of recruitment and students being able to drive to campus. I know the history of the program and know it is one of very few schools to be a multiple time state champion. The challenge of starting over doesn’t really scare me, it actually …
Column: PCC men’s basketball lucky to be 1-19
The PCC men’s basketball team is bad. And when I say bad, I mean awful. Horrible, substandard, inferior, unacceptable, or abhorrent. It doesn’t matter what synonym you choose, they all apply. It’s gotten so ugly that the bus driver should start charging the student-athletes for rides. I hate to criticize so harshly, but they are the second-worst basketball team in the entire state. And there are 100 teams from as far north as Mendocino College all the way down south towards the three San Diego …
When live streaming fails, how can PCC sports fans watch?
After a hard fought comeback victory Saturday night, the Lancers football team took off their cardinal and gold helmets and raised them towards the grey PCC Student Parking Lot No. 4. Normally after a victory like this, the Lancers would be embraced by their loyal supporters with respect and admiration in the bleachers.
New football coach’s approach: ‘Always better together’
A half empty office with a host of motivational coaching books on the shelves, loud speaker, scattered sheets of paper, photos of former players, and several paintings from his kids with one saying, “Daddy we’re your #1 fans!” awaits Robert Tucker. It’s what you expect from a coach who was hired June 16 for the impending season that may or may not kick off because of the pandemic.
‘Is he staring at me because I coughed or because I’m Asian?’
If Hollywood films have taught us anything, it’s that student-athletes have it good. Channeling Spike Lee’s “He Got Game”, it seems that participating in a sport almost always gains you the stereotypical college experience: notoriety, success and of course, invites to all the best parties. Except, none of these movies took place in the middle of a pandemic that claimed the lives of over half a million Americans in less than a year. And so, 20-year-old Kinesiology major Madison Blohm, sighs. “Covid has just been…mean …
PCC athletics focuses on voter education
PCC athletics will suspend all activities on Nov 3rd to allow student-athletes the time to vote and partake in this year’s election. The newest athletic campaign, Exercise your right to vote, focuses on informing student-athletes about their rights as voters and encourages student-athletes to take a stand.
Lancers baseball knocks off the Mounties
PCC’s baseball team had a strong start to their first win against Mt. San Antonio College this season, with a score of 4-2 on Tuesday. The team was anticipating a positive outcome for the conference since it was their first game against Mt. SAC since last year’s 2-1 victory of the 2019 season. PCC’s record of 7-8 gave them the perfect opportunity to make their season back to even and build on their momentum.
Baseball head coach upgraded to permanent position
On May 23, 2018, Lancers’ baseball coach Pat McGee, was promoted to a permanent position as head coach as well as a professor of Kinesiology on campus.
Football coach suspended after allegations of impropriety
PCC Head Football Coach Thomas Maher was replaced by Interim Head Coach Steven Mojarro on Aug. 8, due to allegations of impropriety within the football program.
Badminton takes state championship but still looks ahead
After an undefeated regular season and postseason, PCC’s badminton team are now state champions, making them only the second women’s athletics team in the history of the school to earn that title.