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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Two-year postseason trend continues

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Two-year postseason trend continues

The opening of the 2014 season was a clean slate for the San Francisco Giants. The team came off of a lackluster title defense after winning the World Series in 2012. Baseball experts from around the country saw the Giants as a solid team, but nothing special. “While the Giants […]

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Boxers look to keep the sport alive after Mayweather, Pacquiao punch out

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Boxing has lost its dominance in popular culture but it’s far from dead. The sweet science is continuing on even with the upcoming retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr. For those looking for names to pay attention to in the meantime and after Mayweather’s retirement here are five to keep an […]

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Mustang goalkeeper having a breakout season

October 11, 2014 3:04 am0 comments
Mustang goalkeeper having a breakout season

This week’s Collegian Mustang Spotlight goes to Delta Mustangs men’s soccer goalkeeper Moses Hernandez. Hernandez is a freshman majoring in Criminal Justice. He is playing under new Head Coach Josh Bradley. Hernandez has been the key player, by making 24 saves in the past four games and helping the Mustangs […]

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Delta College welcomes women’s team wrestling to sports program

September 30, 2014 8:33 pm0 comments

For the first time ever Delta College has a women’s wrestling team intent on showing they can compete with their male counterparts. The team includes six women total, but three are redshirting this season. The women have set goals for themselves – including making it to four-year university teams. As […]

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Sharks invade Stockton Arena

September 25, 2014 6:04 pm0 comments
SHARK ATTACK: The San Jose Sharks get a breakaway early in second period action versus Vancouver.
PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

For the first time in Stockton history two NHL sports team played at the Stockton Arena on Sept. 23. The home ice for the San Jose Sharks is the SAP Center, known as the Shark Tank. But the Sharks switched to what some called a fish pond, as the team […]

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Bay Area teams get new homes

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The Bay Area has been going through changes recently with major sports teams, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to end soon. San Francisco used to have both baseball and football teams play at Candlestick Park. In 2000 that all changed, when the San Francisco Giants moved to another […]

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Lady Mustangs run past Big 8 competition

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The Lady Mustangs are running the distance and coming on top of the Big 8 Conference for women’s cross country. On Sept. 13, the Lady Mustangs competed at a pre-conference race in Sacramento and took first place. With the victory the team is now ranked first in the Big 8 […]

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More to outside hitter than just volleyball

September 12, 2014 5:13 pm0 comments
More to outside hitter than just volleyball

Volleyball is back at Delta College. This issue we spotlight Mustang Kaitlin Drake. Drake is a sophomore outside hitter playing under Head Coach Molly Mordaunt. Last season she averaged 2.2 kill per set, with a hitting percentage of 260 in 26 matches. Drake is majoring in Nutrition. She said she […]

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Fantasy Football returns, brings out excitement for sports fans

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The 2014 National Football League season has started and with it brings the joy of Fantasy Football.  Fantasy Football is a game anyone can play, which can divide a household and crown one person a league champion until the next season.  “I love playing fantasy football,” said Daniel Valentine, a […]

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Mustang’s comeback falls short

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Mustang’s comeback falls short

After a 2-8 record in the last season, the Mustangs football team was poised to start fresh in 2014 Unfortunately, the scoreboard read 24-0 in favor of the Santa Rosa Junior College early in the second quarter of the home opener Sept. 6 at DeRicco Field. The Mustangs struggled on […]

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Water polo teams prepare for season

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Coming from high school to play college sports may sound easy, but it’s not. A great example is the Delta College men and women water polo teams. Every year new athletes from different schools across the San Joaquin Valley sign up to join Delta’s program and are put through multiple […]

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