2013 Spring Sports Awards
A rundown of sports awards for this semester's athletes
Collins is a trailblazer for gay sports athletes
The sports world was recently upended by the news that NBA player Jason Collins made his declaration in becoming the first male in a major U.S. team sport professional athlete to declare that he is openly gay and is still active in his sport.
Springtime success at Laney
Baseball team makes Regionals; track squad aims for state title
School is almost over and so are spring sports at Laney College.
‘42’ an important statement for baseball and public
The movie “42” is based on the life of Negro League star and Major League baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson.
Soaring Eagles in playoffs
No. 13 Laney baseball team opens NorCals at Fresno City
The Laney College baseball team has qualified for the Northern California Regional tournament for the second year in a row.
Laney swimmers have two goals: Do well in BVC, qualify for State
The Laney College Women’s Swim Team head coach Sarah Stretch has two goals for this season: “have a swimmer qualify for the state competition and finish among the top three teams in the Bay Valley Conference (BVC).”
Track team wants another title
With the 2013 track and field season getting under way, the reigning 2012 State Champions, Laney Eagles women’s track team, coached by Curtis Taylor, are back on the track pushing to repeat as champions again this season.
Eagles fall just short in NorCal playoffs
The Laney College women’s basketball team’s 2012-13 season came to an abrupt end on Feb. 27, when the Eagles lost 69-66 at the hands of San Jose City in a play-in game of the Northern California Community College Athletic Association State Championships.
Double tragedy for Laney athletic community
Football players Moa, Foster die in separate incidents in February
The Laney College athletic community is currently in mourning over the untimely deaths of two of its former student athletes.
Merritt men advance to state
15th-seeded Thunderbirds to play Mt. SAC in semis
The Merritt College men’s basketball team is in the midst of a historically significant season, making it all the way to the California Community College State Championship semi-final