Archive for Sports

How playing sports saved my life

COMMENTARY By C.J Peterson @SFBAYCJ C.J. Peterson @SFBayCJ A life of “normalcy” has always eluded me. But what is “normal?” I’ve always asked myself… Or told myself to make me feel better. I’ve always needed interaction [...]

Men’s basketball boasts eight four-year transfers

By C.J. Peterson @SFBayCJ While playing for a community college is not the ideal scenario for the majority of student-athletes at the collegiate level, the opportunities that arise from the extra one to two years of [...]

ESPN leaves journalism on the sidelines

COMMENTARY By Konnor McIntosh @easymoney_mac On a typical 2008 day for a pre-teen sports fan, one could be found watching endless loops of Brett Favre retirement news on ESPN or Yankees-Red Sox games every Sunday. This [...]

Paying college athletes may lead to fewer opportunities

COMMENTARY By Konnor McIntosh @easymoney_mac When you see a business make close to a billion dollars annually with little-to-no compensation to the workers, logically there is something seriously wrong. One could be left wondering why anyone [...]

Swim team dominates conference championship

By Gabriel Crosetti  @gabrielcrosetti The Las Positas swim and dive team just finished their conference competition this past weekend, and for the third consecutive season, both the men and women’s teams finished as Coast Conference champions. [...]

Priced-out: The cost of admission is simply too much

COMMENTARY By C.J. Peterson @SFBayCJ There was a time, not so long ago, when the Golden State Warriors weren’t NBA juggernauts. When Andris Biedrins was the savior of the franchise — even though he couldn’t do [...]

Las Positas instructor basks in ‘Golden’ moment

By Connor McIntosh @Easymoney_Mac As he walks into the local Starbucks to get writing, he’s greeted by regular customers and his normal order is already being made. For Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson II, [...]

Raider fans have been made fools of once again

OPINION By C.J. Peterson @SFBayCJ Raider fans have just been duped, dumped and discarded… again. For the second time in the franchise’s 57-year history, the Raiders will be packing up their things in Oakland and relocating [...]

Hawks have strong showing in home invitational

By Greg Buckley @G_BUCK23 The Las Positas swim team hosted the annual Hawk Invite at the LPC aquatic center March 31 through April 1. 14 schools from the central valley and bay area attended and competed [...]

Las Positas hosts basketball state championships

By Gabriel Crosetti @gabrielcrosetti The Las Positas facilities were on full display this past weekend as they played host to the California Community College basketball state championships. It gave LPC a chance to showcase its top-of-the-line [...]