Archive for Tag Archives: ' athletics'

Athletics department spotlights student excellence

By Elizabeth Joy @elizabe5363091 Snickers and Gatorade was the recipe, said Las Positas College Men’s Soccer Coach Andrew Cumbo. Last week’s LPC Athletic Recognition ceremony, held on campus, proved there was a bit more to the [...]

Hawks have few bright spots at State Championships, otherwise mediocre

Devin Bradshaw @devinbradshaw_ Las Positas Swim and Dive team gathered around the pool talking and laughing in high spirits after last weekend’s CCCAA State Swimming and Diving State Championship. They did well as a whole. Both [...]

Chemistry is key as relay team swims toward state

By Devin Bradshaw @DEVINTHEGREAT96 The four were laughing and talking as they gathered around Las Positas Hawks pool under the blistering Tri-Valley sun. Hannah Tsui. Brooke Christian. Gabriela Perez Del Rio. Negin Tehranian-Torgabeh. A unique quartet [...]

Are you ready for March Madness?

By Devin Bradshaw @DEVINTHEGREAT96 Get your brackets out, March Madness is here again. The NCAA tournament, known as the Final Four, is one of the biggest, most unpredictable and most exciting events in all of sports. [...]

Las Positas gets ready for the 2013-2014 basketball season

Will Tanner A&E Editor It’s that time of year again. While most students are looking forward to winter break, the men and women of the Las Positas College basketball teams are gearing up for their conference [...]

Men’s soccer eliminated from playoffs ending best season since 1997

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer The best season for LPC soccer since 1997. That’s what the 2013 Hawks were able to achieve as they got back to the playoffs for the first time in over a decade. [...]

Women’s soccer draws strong Sierra College squad in first round

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer The LPC women’s soccer team has been fight- ing for months. The Hawks trained relentlessly in the offseason, spent countless hours practicing. They worked on their chemistry, overcame numerous obstacles on the [...]

LPC Cross Country qualifies for state championships

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer It took a strong showing from everyone to get it done, but the men’s cross-country squad was successful in qualifying for the State Championships on Saturday, Nov. 9. “Everybody stepped it up,” [...]

Men’s soccer team reaches playoffs after long absence

Martin Gallegos Staff writer Playoffs. That word has been foreign to the LPC men’s soccer team for years, until now. The Hawks defeated Gavilan College on Friday, Nov. 8 by a final score of 3-1. The [...]

Espinoza carries Cross Country success into postseason

Martin Gallegos Staff writer It’s been a special season for Hawks cross-country runner Abraham Espinoza. His latest performance just added to his legacy. “We didn’t know if Abe could finish first,” Head Coach Steve Navarro said. [...]