Supplement Use

David Chmura

February 11, 2008

Commonly used supplements that contain nitric oxide and creatine have now been proven to cause serious negative effects on the body if taken too frequently. Many competitive athletes in college now are using supplements in order...

Play Ball! Baseball team hoping to repeat as PCC champs

Robert Alatorre

February 11, 2008

Birds are chirping, flowers are in bloom, Brett Favre is doing his version of "Should I Stay Or Should I Go." Ahh! Spring is in the air. That could only mean one thing; spring sports are back at Mesa. Hoping to ride the wave...

New coach, hard work leads to a season of improvement

Candyce Fisher

December 12, 2007

Led by a new coach, the men's water polo team finished fourth in the Pacific Coast Conference against Southwestern College. Earlier in the season, Mesa lost to them 12-7, but in the contest for third in conference, Mesa lost...

Olympians take conference for 4th straight year

Leah Levin

December 12, 2007

The Women's Volleyball team won the Pacific Coast Conference for the fourth year in a row. On November 20, they were in the playoffs against Cal State Long Beach and won, moving on to play Golden West in Huntington Beach. The...

Men’s cross country wins back-to-back confernce titles

Johnny Ngo

November 12, 2007

Sophomore runner Daniel Gonia isn't going to slow down anytime soon. "[Daniel] is running extremely well right now," said Coach Thom Hunt, and the results show. Finishing first with 20:36.9 at the Southern California Championships...

Young runners off to a speedy start

Patrick Cusick

October 15, 2007

The Olympian's Cross Country team is competing with nationally ranked NCAA teams with strength and endurance. On Sept. 15, the team, currently ranked 4th in the state, traveled to San Diego State University where they competed...

Mesa Sports Calendar for October

October 15, 2007

Oct. 17 Men's Soccer at Southwestern College, 3:15 P.M. Women's Soccer vs. Mira Costa College, 3:15 P.M. Women's Volleyball vs. Grossmont College, 6 P.M. Oct. 18 Men's Water Polo at *Grossmont College, 1:15 P.M. Women's Water...

Featured Athletes for the month of October

Patrick Cusick

October 15, 2007

For the month of October Melanie DeSalvo and Elizabeth Diaz have combined for 5 goals and 1 assist. The two returning sophomores were one-two in scoring last year for the Olympians and look to continue it this year. DeSalvo with...

Young team looks to make a statement

Patrick Cusick

October 1, 2007

Only three games into the season, and the Olympian football team has already matched their win total from last year. "Every time a new season starts, [the team] is optimistic," Head Coach Matt Kofler said. "Those games were necessary...