Archive for Tag Archives: ' basketball'

Swiss Student Settles at LPC for an Education and Basketball

              By Carleen Surrena @SURRENA_C All he needed was a place to play. The search, driven by his love for basketball, led Etienne Ettlinger to five countries, cost thousands of dollars and even caused him to [...]

Basketball coach brings championship pedigree to LPC

  Martin Gallegos @martinGboxing The best coach in the conference. That is the honor that new LPC basketball head coach James Giacomazzi was given last season in his final year with Cosumnes River College. Over his [...]

NCAA players the only Cinderellas in this year’s tourney

I found myself plastered to the couch, entranced. Even without a vested interest, I am glued to the television. Cheering. Laughing. Screaming. The intensity increases as the clock minutes evaporate, all pointing to a riveting end [...]

Revamped men’s basketball team tips off

Martin Gallegos STAFF WRITER The Las Positas College men’s basketball team underwent a complete renovation over this past offseason. A grand total of one player from last season is returning to the team. The rest of [...]

Costello immortalized on LPC campus

Martin Gallegos STAFF WRITER It is a high honor that even some of the greatest sports legends never receive. Almost a year after losing his battle to pancreatic cancer, Las Positas College is paying homage to [...]

Women’s basketball loses key player

Kalama Hines Features Editor The 2013-14 season was a struggle for the Las Positas women’s basketball team. One strongpoint for the team was the play, and leadership, of freshman guard. Gabriella Barbalinardo. “She was a fantastic [...]

Cazares soars to the top

Kalama Hines FEATURES EDITOR Hawks sophomore guard Steve Cazares stands just outside of his home gym’s three-point arc,.  Hunched over at the waist, he uses his jersey to wipe the sweat from his brow.  At the [...]

Hawks basketball teams destroyed by Chabot

On a night that celebrated the achievements of the late LPC basketball coach Tony Costello, the Chabot Gladiators reigned supreme. Women Ninety seconds into the game is not where you want to spend your first timeout. [...]

Costello inducted into Hall of Fame

William Tanner Managing Editor   Tony Costello, the inaugural Las Positas College men’s basketball coach who died in August from pancreatic cancer, was honored at his old stomping grounds. Chabot College, where Costello coached for 16 [...]

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 [...]