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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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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