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Men’s Soccer Headed to Regionals

Men’s Soccer Headed to Regionals

Ashlyn Brisbay, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Men’s Soccer is hard at work preparing for the Region XIV tournament on Oct. 25 and 29 in Tyler, Texas where they will play five games to qualify for the District Championship beginning on Nov. 4. The team practices for almost two hours every weekday and have a light practice,...

Rec Sports Adds New Activities to Sports Day Lineup

Rec Sports Adds New Activities to Sports Day Lineup

Soutel LeBlanc-Ernest, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Sports Day organizers hope to reach new heights of fun, excitement, and attendance at this year’s intercollegiate athletic event. South Campus Rec Sports Director, Trenton Denton, said Sports Day is an event that brings together teams from all three San Jac campuses and other...

Women’s Basketball Ready for Remarkable Repeat

Women’s Basketball Ready for Remarkable Repeat

Abigail Ochoa, Contributing Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Women’s Basketball made history last year when it clinched a spot in the Region XIV championship game playoffs for the first time since the team was founded. Head Coach Michael Madrid credits several factors for last season’s success emphasizing “good team cohesion” as...

New WBB Coach Debuts with History-Making First Season

New WBB Coach Debuts with History-Making First Season

Lynsi Crawford, Department Editor and Frank D'Armata, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

He may be new on the job, but Michael Madrid made history during his first year as the new head coach of the women’s basketball team at San Jacinto College ending the season as regional runner-up, the furthest the team has ever advanced in the program’s history. Madrid led the team to the National...

Women’s Softball Soars and Sinks in Doubleheader With Alvin

Women’s Softball Soars and Sinks in Doubleheader With Alvin

Hector Saldivar, Contributing Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

It was a day of tragedy and triumph when San Jacinto College Women’s Softball took on rival Alvin Community College in a doubleheader March 19 in Alvin. San Jac beat Alvin 3-1 in the first game, but the Coyotes fell short during the second matchup, this time losing 3-1. Outfielder Jamie Henk said...

Men’s Basketball Coach Reflects on Season ‘Highs and Lows’

Men’s Basketball Coach Reflects on Season ‘Highs and Lows’

Clarke Crawford, Contributing Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Sports and Fitness

The San Jacinto College Men’s Basketball season ended in crushing defeat at the Regional XIV tournament with an 80-71 loss to Trinity Valley. San Jac finished the season with a 22-10 record. According to head coach Scott Gernander, now in his fourth year with San Jac, the Ravens battled hard against...

Central Rec Group to Participate in ‘Insane 5K’

Central Rec Group to Participate in ‘Insane 5K’

Scott Scarborough, Contributing Writer
March 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Central Campus Rec Sports is participating in the Insane Inflatable 5k on March 26 and invites all students to join in. The 3.1-mile course features a race to the finish line through multiple inflatable obstacles; all designed to be fun yet challenging. Central campus department...

San Jac Baseball off to Sizzling Season

Clarke Crawford, Contributing Writer
March 11, 2016
Filed under Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College baseball is off to a sizzling season with a 16-3 overall record and 6-2 in conference, as of press time. Head coach Tom Arrington is in his fifteenth year with San Jac where he won multiple Coaches of the Year awards. Arrington said he is very proud of the effort and performance...

New Head Coach says WBB set to ‘Finish Conference Season Strong’

New Head Coach says WBB set to ‘Finish Conference Season Strong’

Clarke Crawford, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Women’s Basketball is wrapping up a solid conference season before moving on to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV tournament March 2 in Lufkin. As of press time, the team has an overall record of 19-10, and 12-7 in conference with one game left befo...

Punt, Pass, Kick Event Awards Triple Threat

Punt, Pass, Kick Event Awards Triple Threat

Diana Nelson, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2016
Filed under Sports and Fitness

Rec Sports at San Jacinto College Central Campus will host its annual Punt, Pass, and Kick (PPK) Contest March 2 to provide students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to interact with one another between classes. The PPK contest features participants competing to kick, pass, and punt a football...

Spring Semester Lineup Has South Students Ready to Rec It

Spring Semester Lineup Has South Students Ready to Rec It

Elizabeth Gabriel, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2016
Filed under Sports and Fitness

The Rec Sports programs of San Jacinto College are a place to participate in recreational games of basketball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, weight training, as well as martial arts. The program is open to students, staff, and faculty of all experience levels. South campus Recreational Sports...

Soccer Season Ends in Heartbreaker to TJC

Soccer Season Ends in Heartbreaker to TJC

Trevor Harris, Contributing Writer
November 20, 2015
Filed under Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College soccer wrapped up the 2015 season Nov. 8 at the District championship with a loss to the Tyler Junior College Apaches 2-0. According to head coach Ian Spooner, the game “was a heartbreaking loss.” The Apaches were ranked second among community college soccer programs in the...

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