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WBB Closes Program With Appearance at National Tournament

WBB Closes Program With Appearance at National Tournament

April 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

Facing their final season before closing down the women’s basketball program, the San Jacinto College Lady Gators decided they were not fading away, they were going to “own it.” Own it they did when they blasted past Hutchinson College 62-51 last month to clinch the first-ever National Junior...

Campus Rec Brings In Therapy Dogs

Campus Rec Brings In Therapy Dogs

Natalie Snell, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

The Recreational (Rec) Sports Department on San Jacinto College Central Campus will once again host Paws 4 Grace as part of Pet a Puppy, an event taking place May 1 where participants can pet, hold, and take pictures with visiting service animals. Pet a Puppy provides certified therapy dogs, through...

55 Years of Ravens Basketball Ends With Loss to Tyler, 65-64

55 Years of Ravens Basketball Ends With Loss to Tyler, 65-64

Stephanie Masoud, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

Decades of history and an emotional last season came to a close March 9 when San Jacinto College Men’s Basketball suffered a heartbreaking single-point loss to conference rival Tyler Junior College during the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV Tournament in Jacksonville. The...

Bubble Soccer Back for Third Competition

Bubble Soccer Back for Third Competition

Mirian Umana, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

Recreational (Rec) Sports on San Jacinto College Central Campus is bringing back bubble soccer for a third time promising participants a fun experience complete with brand new equipment. Rec Sports Senior Administrative Assistant Mary Shelley said her team introduced the activity on the Central Campus...

Men’s Basketball Wrapping Up Regular Season; Looks to Regionals

Men’s Basketball Wrapping Up Regular Season; Looks to Regionals

Brad Duke, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

The San Jacinto College Ravens basketball team is heading to the end of the regular season with only four games left before they compete in the regional tournament. One of the final four games is a home game in Anders Gymnasium on the Central Campus. The conclusion of this season, no matter the result,...

Rec Sports Kicks Off Fourth Toys for Tots Collection

Rec Sports Kicks Off Fourth Toys for Tots Collection

Christopher Harris, Contributing Writer

November 24, 2017


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Recreational (Rec) Sports kicked off their annual Toys for Tots drive on San Jacinto College Central Campus Nov. 6 and will continue accepting donations until Dec. 9. Senior Administrative Assistant Mary Shelley said this is the fourth year Rec Sports sponsored the event that gathers toys on behalf...

The Final Round: Volleyball, Soccer Programs End With Heartbreaking Losses

The Final Round: Volleyball, Soccer Programs End With Heartbreaking Losses

Gerardo Sproet & Chris Talley, Contributing Writers

November 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

Heartbreaking loss marked the final games of an emotional year for both San Jacinto College Women’s Volleyball and Men’s Soccer as the teams sought to advance to their national tournaments and bring home championship titles before the programs permanently shut down.  Volleyball and soccer...

Ravens Volleyball Rally to Clinch Playoff Spot

Ravens Volleyball Rally to Clinch Playoff Spot

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports and Fitness

Their final season got off to a troubled start in the midst of historic Houston flooding, but the San Jacinto College volleyball team rallied to overcome the chaos and clinch a spot in the NJCAA Region XIV Tournament coming up in Carthage next month. The Lady Ravens wrapped up the regular season with...

Coyotes Face Laredo in Semifinals

Coyotes Face Laredo in Semifinals

Ashley Harris, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports and Fitness

The San Jacinto College Men’s Soccer team is heading to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District XIV semifinals after beating Angelina College 5-1 on Oct. 20. The Coyotes are going into the tournament with only three losses this season and a 13-3 overall record, 11-3 in conference.  This...

Gators Baseball Sends Six to Major Leagues

Gators Baseball Sends Six to Major Leagues

Chris Talley, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

On many fronts, 2017 was a major league success for San Jacinto College baseball. In addition to coming in as runner-up in the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) World Series, the Gators saw six of their top current and former players chosen during the Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year...

North Club Shows Students the Great Outdoors

North Club Shows Students the Great Outdoors

Alyssa Curiel, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College North Campus launched a new club last fall that introduces students to backpacking and camping in rural environments. The Great Outdoors club allows students to travel out of Houston and discover new landscapes while helping them develop survival skills in unfamiliar surroundings. The...

Campus Rec Looks to Revive Dodgeball

Campus Rec Looks to Revive Dodgeball

KC Cruz, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports and Fitness

Dodge. Duck. Dip. Dive. Dodge. The sight and sound of those iconic red rubber balls should conjure up memories of childhood play, but instead of joining a nostalgic game of dodgeball, the students of San Jacinto College Central Campus are dodging the registration table in record numbers. Recreational...

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