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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 26, 2017


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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 26, 2017


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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 12, 2017


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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 12, 2017


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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 12, 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...

Central Rec Sports Brings In Therapy Dogs to Soothe End-of-Semester Stress

Central Rec Sports Brings In Therapy Dogs to Soothe End-of-Semester Stress

Jennifer Cortez, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017


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The Lee Davis Library of San Jacinto College Central Campus will play host May 2 to some special guests meant to warm hearts and settle minds before the arrival of a stressful week of final exams.   Recreational Sports Director Butch Sutton and Staff Assistant Mary Shelley teamed up for...

Coyotes Look Toward Road to Regionals

Coyotes Look Toward Road to Regionals

April 13, 2017


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The San Jacinto College Coyote softball team found its stride after hitting a bumpy patch midseason and is back in contention for a strong appearance at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV tournament taking place May 6-9. As of press time, the Coyotes are sporting a...

SJC Basketball Does Double Duty at National Championships

SJC Basketball Does Double Duty at National Championships

Cody Cochran, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2017


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In an ironic twist, two athletic programs facing cancellation at the end of next spring thrust San Jacinto College basketball into the national spotlight with appearances at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national basketball tournaments. The Lady Gators advanced to the national...

Campus Rec Set to Canoe Down Armand Bayou

Campus Rec Set to Canoe Down Armand Bayou

Gloria DeLeon, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2017


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Nature devotees and water sport enthusiasts can enjoy a cool breeze when the Rec Sports department on the Central Campus hosts its annual canoe trip April 8 down Armand Bayou Nature Center (ABNC).   According to Mary Shelley, the assistant director of Rec Sports on the Central Campus, canoeing...

Coyote Softball Moves to Maintain Momentum

Coyote Softball Moves to Maintain Momentum

Joseph McKinley, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2017


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San Jacinto College Coyote Softball is back on the field defending its title from last season’s triumphant victory at the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV tournament. The win sent them to the national contest for the third time in the team’s history, where the Coyo...

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