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North Club Shows Students the Great Outdoors

North Club Shows Students the Great Outdoors

Alyssa Curiel, Contributing Writer

October 12, 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 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


Filed under Sports and Fitness

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

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


Filed under Sports and Fitness

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

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...

Coyote Soccer Advances to National Semifinals

Coyote Soccer Advances to National Semifinals

Ashlyn Brisbay, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Men’s Soccer advanced to the NJCAA National Championship Semifinals after the Coyotes lost to Parkland College 2-1, but beat Cloud County Community College 3-0 in the playoffs on Nov. 14. “We were in a group with Parkland College and Cloud County Community College, two strong...

Men’s Basketball Sports Stunning 6-0 Record

Men’s Basketball Sports Stunning 6-0 Record

Dustin Pruett, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports and Fitness

The San Jacinto College Men’s Basketball team faced off and won against the Pirates of Victoria College at home Nov. 11 with a score of 111-57. Going into this game the San Jac Ravens were undefeated with a 4-0 record, but since then, a subsequent win over Temple College puts their record at 6-0. Against...

Ravens Basketball Kicks off Season with Win Over Lone Star-Cy Fair

Dustin Pruett, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


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San Jacinto College Men’s Basketball kicked off the season on a high note Nov. 1 in a showdown against Lone Star College-Cy Fair. The Ravens beat the Fighting Ducks in the season opener 104-73. Head Coach Scott Gernander, now in his fifth year with San Jac, has enjoyed much success during his tenure...

Coyote Soccer ‘Ready for a Battle’ at District Championship

Coyote Soccer ‘Ready for a Battle’ at District Championship

Ashlyn Brisbay, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports and Fitness

San Jacinto College Men’s Soccer is on its way to the District Championship after beating Coastal Bend College 3-2 at the Region XIV tournament on Oct. 29. The team’s performance at the South District Semifinals will determine whether they advance to the National Championship in Tyler, Texas in...

San Jac Wins, Loses in Fall Doubleheader

San Jac Wins, Loses in Fall Doubleheader

Abigail Ochoa, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports and Fitness

It was a sunny Wednesday afternoon at Andy Pettitte Park when the San Jacinto College Gators took on the Blinn Buccaneers for a fall season doubleheader. The Gators defeated the Buccaneers 16-7 in the first game but fell short in the second 5-0. In the first inning, Blinn’s starting pitcher, Sammy...

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