Delta Mustangs women’s soccer, kick their way around

May 13, 2014 4:08 pm0 comments

After suffering a 1-0 second round defeat to Cosumnes River College in the California Community College Athletic association tournament last November, the Delta College Lady Mustangs soccer team is back to work as they begin to prep for a deeper run this upcoming season. “ I have big expectations this […]

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Mustangs spring re-cap

May 9, 2014 4:37 pm0 comments

The San Joaquin Delta Mustangs sports teams enjoyed much success and suffered a few heartbreaking moments during the spring of 2014. With the talent of the players returning next year and the guidance from coaches, expectations for the Mustangs next year are limitless. MEN’S BASKETBALL: In the sixth season with […]

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Baseball player prepares for finals and playoffs

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Baseball player prepares for finals and playoffs

Finals are near for Delta students, as are playoffs for student athletes. Jordan Garr, baseball player, is preparing for both plus a job. He can’t only focus on baseball, because without a good academic standing baseball wouldn’t be an option. Garr gives insight about what it takes to be successful […]

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Delta College hosts swim/dive Big 8 Championship

May 6, 2014 6:20 pm0 comments

San Joaquin Delta College’s men’s and women’s swim teams, were hosts to the 2014 Big 8 Championship on April 17-19. Head Coach Mike Maroney has had much success in his five seasons with the Mustangs. Maroney’s record with the Mustangs include: 19 school records, 16 All-Americans, five Big 8 Championships, […]

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Stockton’s own Brandin Cooks, first round draft pick prospect

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The city of Stockton may not be well known around the country, but Stockton natives aren’t letting their cities lack of popularity keep them down. Lincoln High School graduate and anticipated first round pick of this year’s NFL draft, wide receiver Brandin Cooks. Cooks has had success early and often […]

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Delta Baseball is still at bat

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Delta Baseball is still at bat

  The Delta College baseball team is ranked first in the state as the regular season comes to a close. As the Mustangs prepare for the teams final game on Apr. 25 against Cosumnes River College, players on the team are enthusiastic about the results of the regular season as […]

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Thunder sweep Reign, advance in Kelly Cup Playoffs

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After finishing seventh in the Western Conference with 74 points, The Stockton Thunder’s defense of their Western Conference title was not supposed to last long heading into the Kelly Cup Playoffs. To many surprise it was the Ontario Reign’s season ending in 4 Games on April 23. Ontario, the No.2 […]

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NCAA championship title games, sweep for Connecticut Huskies

April 13, 2014 3:14 pm0 comments

One year after serving a postseason academic ban for bad grades, and being kicked out of the Big East conference. The Connecticut Huskies were the last ones laughing as they won the National Championship over the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 on April 7. Shabazz Napier, one of the few to stick […]

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Track athlete juggles responsibilities

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Track athlete juggles responsibilities

College life can be overwhelming. For Delta College track and field athlete, Chelscie Pacheco college life is stressful and demanding. Pacheco balances school, work and track throughout her life. She is well disciplined and works hard to reach her goals. “Sleep is a huge thing, so I always make sure […]

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Delta takes to the track

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ON THE FIELD: Mustangs sophomore Travis Turner
during the high jump event on April 3. PHOTO BY JERMAINE DAVIS

The Delta College Track & Field team recently held the Mustang Invitational Heptathlon/Decathlon event April 3-4, on campus at the Lawrence DeRicco Track. This two-day event included Track & Field runners from Chico State, Humboldt State, Modesto Junior College and a number of runners with no school affiliation. On the […]

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Lady Mustangs winning streak,season comes to an end

March 21, 2014 9:12 pm0 comments

The Lady Mustangs were ranked No.1 in the pre-season polls entering the 2013-2014 season. Delta struggled early in the season losing the first two games in conference play but recovered with a 12 game win streak, and finishing record of (27-6) to capture the conference crown for the first time […]

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Strong start to the season for Delta baseball team

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ON THE FIELD: The Delta Mustangs finishing warm-ups before the
game against Santa Rosa on March 14. PHOTO BY JERMAINE DAVIS

The Delta College baseball team remains ranked among the top three teams in the Big 8 Conference, despite losing to Santa Rosa 6-3 in front of the home crowd on March 14. The Mustangs entered the game against the Bear Cubs with a 2-0 conference record. Speed and pitching location […]

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Can America’s pastime sport survive the changing times?

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Baseball’s reign as America’s pastime may be in the past. In past generations, baseball was everything. That excitement for the sport has failed to carry on into recent times. The recorded television viewing of the World Series tells the story. The World Series in 1973 was watched by an estimated […]

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March Madness Bonanza

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The NCAA March Madness tournament has held many glorious moments throughout the years, and this year it’s hard to say that history won’t be able to repeat itself. The 2014 NCAA Basketball season had everyone buzzing before it even started due to the loaded talent of the incoming Freshman class, […]

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Balancing act of school, sports for softball player

March 7, 2014 9:15 pm0 comments

College life can be very stressful for many students. Dealing with studying, homework and deadlines is daunting at times. Some students have jobs, extracurricular activities, sports and family responsibilities. Imagine working, being a full time student, and participating in sports. Katie Bentz knows exactly what it’s like to balance work, […]

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New sports rules dictate that foul language can lead to penalties

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In the midst of competition, athletes may react or express themselves passionately in way that may seem offensive to people. To deter players from reacting in such a manner, the National Football League’s competition committee has proposed a new rule to penalize players who use derogatory terms and racial slurs […]

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