Lady Mustangs fall in CCCAA tournament

March 15, 2015 10:59 pm0 comments
Lady Mustangs fall in CCCAA tournament

NORWALK — The Lady Mustangs season came to a heartbreaking end in the California Community College Athletic Association tournament with a 60-53 defeat to the Mt. San Antonio Mounties.

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SPORTS UPDATE: Mayweather, Pacquiao lead hot topics

March 6, 2015 6:00 pm0 comments

IT’S HAPPENING Mayweather finally agreed to the mega fight vs. Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Ve- gas, barring injury or any potential unforeseen excuses. The fight is projected to be the highest grossing boxing match in history. Two months until fight night might feel as long as the […]

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Rodriguez makes long awaited return

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One of the most infamous baseball players of this generation is scheduled to make his return to Major League Baseball in the 2015 season. Alex Rodriguez, also known as “A-Rod,” of the New York Yankees, who turns 40 in July, was suspended for the 2014 season for violating baseball’s drug […]

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Softball enters season with eyes on the prize, despite slow start

February 20, 2015 6:44 pm0 comments

As the skies begin to clear and winter says its goodbyes, softball season reappears and the Lady Mustangs take the field this year with their eyes on the prize. Four is the number of times Delta’s softball team has made the way to the state championship, but zero is the […]

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Ladies basketball takes down Sac City as regionals loom

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COURTSIDE: Guard Selina Moore running the floor, scoring 12 points during the home game on Feb. 17. PHOTO BY ZACHARIAH MERCES-SPINDLER

On Feb. 17, the women’s basketball team took on Sacramento City, looking to extend their eight game winning streak. The Mustangs have a 23-5 overall record (12-1 in conference). This game was no different with another display of desire towards excellence in an easy 76-41 victory. The mustangs got off […]

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Delta baseball off to a 3-0 start

February 6, 2015 4:16 pm0 comments
ON THE MOUND: Mustangs’ pitcher Dean Kremer pitched five innings, striking out seven vs. Gavilan College on Jan. 27. PHOTO BY ROBERT JUAREZ

A productive offense and exceptional pitching has launched Delta College baseball to an undefeated start through three games. Early on, the Mustangs have shown the ability to utilize their pitching depth to keep the opposing offense at bay. Coming into the 2015 campaign, the Mustangs will be relying on the […]

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Basketball teams win in opposing fashion

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Basketball teams win in opposing fashion

On Jan. 30, despite a late surge by Sierra College, the Mustangs (14-7, 4-4 Big 8) held onto a 66-63 victory to silence a rowdy Sierra crowd. The Mustangs led 53-47 with 8:40 left to play, but Sierra (12-10, 5-3) fought back thanks to two big three- pointers by Anthony […]

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Player is not your average safety (Mustang Spotlight)

December 16, 2014 7:01 am0 comments

Delta College football safety Ian Montazem is the Mustang Spotlight for this issue of The Collegian. He attended McNair High School. Montazem is one of four captains on the team. He has recorded two interceptions, 40 tackles with 5.0 tackles per game, according to the California Community College Athletics Association […]

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Mustangs make the grade, despite heavy workload

December 11, 2014 9:04 pm0 comments
IN THE ZONE: Student-athlete Nishalina Buksh putting in work off the court. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

As the fall semester is coming to an end, Mustang athletes know even though the season is over, finals are coming up. Most people at Delta might think athletes have it all, but in reality they are students walking around getting their education like everyone else. However, student-athletes are students […]

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Rumors of Mayweather, Pacquiao finally getting in the ring

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Mayweather versus Pacquiao 2015? For six-long years Fans have watched and heard all the rumors fade into a fanatical dream. Once one of the greatest fights of all time is now surely impossible with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on verge of retirement, right? But actually, the fight is […]

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Coach in spotlight after incident in off-campus job

November 27, 2014 12:08 am0 comments

In August, Edison High School Physical Education teacher Denny Peterson was caught on cell phone video attempting to drag 14-year old student into the school’s swimming pool. Peterson, described as a 10-year employee of SUSD, is also connected to Delta College. The 90-second footage, which has now gone viral, is […]

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RAIDERS FANS STRUGGLE: Can we ‘just win’ one baby?

November 25, 2014 5:31 pm0 comments

Are the 2014 Oakland Raiders doomed to join the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only 0-16 teams? The Raiders, who had the most money to spend on Free Agents and a top five pick, should have been able to generate some wins. General Manager Reggie McKenzie made the right picks […]

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Boxer doesn’t slow down after four decades, golden age

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Last weekend history was made yet again, and the world is questioning, what old really means? Bernard Hopkins, 49, took on his greatest challenge in a bout versus the 31-year-old Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev. Hopkins was dominated by Kovalev for 12 long rounds in a clear one-sided punching affair. Granted, Hopkins […]

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A Giant celebration

November 8, 2014 2:40 am0 comments
PARTY TIME: Player Matt Cain on a float in San Francisco during the Giants' World Series celebration parade. PHOTO BY MEGAN MAXEY

On Oct. 31, Halloween celebrations took a back seat for the World Champion San Francisco Giants and the team’s fan base. The Giants took the day to celebrate a third World Series Championship in just a five-year period. Not even a downpour of rain could spoil the excitement that crammed […]

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Seeking a coach for employment

November 7, 2014 6:18 pm0 comments

NFL coaches are in the news a lot mostly because of being fired. The latest coach to be axed was Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen. The Raiders replaced him with Tony Sparano as interim head coach on September 30th. It seems the coaches have more to prove this season in […]

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Making the jump count Mustang setting bar high in track, field

October 26, 2014 5:03 pm0 comments

Mustang setting bar high in track, field The Collegian’s Mustang Spotlight for this issue goes to track and field athlete Eric Sloan. Sloan is a product of Bear Creek High School. It’s his last year at Delta College. His plans are to transfer to a four-year university and continue track […]

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