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Down to The Wire for SMC Men’s Volleyball in First Round of Playoffs

Down to The Wire for SMC Men’s Volleyball in First Round of Playoffs

Ryanne Mena, Managing Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Volleyball

Men's Volleyball: Santa Monica College Corsairs versus Pierce College Brahma Bulls   As the first men’s volleyball playoff game of the season commences, the relatively big crowd does not shy away to show their support to either the Santa Monica College Corsairs or Pierce College’s ...

Meet SMC’s Men’s Volleyball Team 2017

Meet SMC’s Men’s Volleyball Team 2017

Shianna White, Contributor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Media, Sports, Trending Stories, Volleyball

Here are some small descriptions of the members of Santa Monica College's Men's Volleyball Team of 2017. Come get to know them!

SMC Alumni David Nwaba Scores a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers

SMC Alumni David Nwaba Scores a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers

Kevin Colindres, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Trending Stories

The crowd is roaring. A basket is needed immediately. Eye contact is made and the lob is thrown. An almost impossible reach but just enough to get the ball and dunk it over last year's champions - the Cleveland Cavaliers. The crowd goes wild. David Nwaba’s first highlight play in the NBA. Nwaba has s...

SMC Men’s Volleyball Team Looking For Championship Run

SMC Men’s Volleyball Team Looking For Championship Run

Kevin Colindres, Contributor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Work Hard Play Hard  Sweat dripping from forehead to chin, a loud stadium but a silent mind. A mind so clear with only one worry on it. It is time to win the game. The first set is up and the second one is coming. The lane is clear and this is the moment. The ball hits the floor hard after a powerf...

Millenial Athletes: The Future of Breaking Records

Millenial Athletes: The Future of Breaking Records

Troy Barnes, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With veteran athletes retiring more frequently, and millenial athletes on the rise, where does the future of sports stand?

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Defensive Struggles Lead to Fourth Loss in a Row For Men’s Football

Defensive Struggles Lead to Fourth Loss in a Row For Men’s Football

Daniel Bowyer, Staff Photographer
September 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Trending Stories

The Corsair Football Team continues to struggle this season with it's fourth straight loss against Orange Coast College Pirates.

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The science of sports fandom

The science of sports fandom

Ashleen Knutsen, Staff Writer
April 6, 2016
Filed under Culture

The physical and mental effects of being a fan

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Top players find their Ping-Pong Niche

Top players find their Ping-Pong Niche

Adam R. Thomas, News Editor
April 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Easter Sunday, international Table Tennis competitors brought their Sunday Best to SMC.

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Men’s Volleyball: SMC vs. LA Pierce Preview

James Powel, Contributing Writer
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For Santa Monica College men’s volleyball head coach Jackson Meticchechia, tomorrow’s game against Los Angeles Valley Pierce Brahmas draws mixed emotions. “I love [Pierce’s] gym, I love that program. If it were up to me, we would win every year and they would take second every year,” Meticchechia...

Corsairs rodeo in win against the Vaqueros

Corsairs rodeo in win against the Vaqueros

Julian Arredondo, Contributing Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

On Friday, March 4th, the defending State Champion Santa Monica College Corsairs, swept the Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros in an entertaining game. Even though both teams started off with multiple errors, The Corsairs took advantage and won in three sets: 25-20, 25-23, and 25-23. With the win,...

Corsairs defeat Rams 63-0 to become the SCFA champs

Corsairs defeat Rams 63-0 to become the SCFA champs

Josh Shure, Sports Editor
November 22, 2015
Filed under Media, Sports, Top Stories

Halfway through the third quarter, the Corsairs pulled a majority of their starters for the rest of the game. With nearly 20 minutes left of play, the result of the game was already inevitable. The Corsairs had no chance of losing and ended what has been arguably the best Santa Monica College foo...