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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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.

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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