San Jacinto Times

Coyotes Head Coach Expects Tournament Play; Cites Good Chemistry

Coyotes Head Coach Expects Tournament Play; Cites Good Chemistry

Kevin Zambrano, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

Softball season is in full swing and Head Coach Kelly Saenz finds herself in the middle of her 16th season at the helm of the San Jacinto College Coyotes coming off a four-game losing streak against Blinn College and sporting an overall record of 24-23, 7-7 in conference. However, Saenz said the players...

Gators Eyeing Another JUCO World Series Appearance

Gators Eyeing Another JUCO World Series Appearance

Adrian Romero, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

Since its founding in 1958, the Junior College (JUCO) World Series baseball tournament has seen many national champions but with 26 tournament appearances under its belt, the San Jacinto College baseball program holds more championship titles than any of the other 189 teams in Division 1 JUCO baseball;...

Lifestyle Fair Takes Aim at Improving Student Health

Lifestyle Fair Takes Aim at Improving Student Health

Amy Perez, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

The Wisconsin Health Atlas, a group affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, conducted a study in 2015-2016 researching what they considered to be epidemic levels of obesity in Wisconsin. They found that the lowest obesity rate was 10 percent among children aged 2-5, while children aged ...

Rec Sports Leader Retires after Four Decades at San Jac

Rec Sports Leader Retires after Four Decades at San Jac

Adrian Romero, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019

On his first day of work, San Jacinto College opened a brand new campus on Beamer Road, a gallon of gas cost $.86, and ESPN launched the first-ever television sports channel. Butch Sutton, Central Campus’s Director of Recreational (Rec) Sports, retired Jan. 31 after spending a staggering 40 years...

Rec Sports North Ready After Revitalization

Rec Sports North Ready After Revitalization

Marco Alvarado, Student Editorial Adviser

November 2, 2018

Students enrolled on the San Jacinto College North Campus looking for exercise and fun can turn to the new and improved Recreational (Rec) Sports department. North Campus Rec Sports Director Aishah Elhommoud said the recreation program went through a revitalization process bringing students new equipment...

New North Game Room Debuts Super Smash Bros. Tournament

New North Game Room Debuts Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Marco Alvarado, Student Editorial Adviser

October 5, 2018

The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on San Jacinto College North Campus is hosting its first-ever Super Smash Bros. video game tournament on Oct. 9 in a newly renovated student game room.     SEA Activities Specialist Jennifer Cerda said Super Smash Bros. emerged...

WBB Closes Program With Appearance at National Tournament

WBB Closes Program With Appearance at National Tournament

April 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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