Mesa strikes back against Mira Costa

Dee Dee Williams, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014

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The Lady Olympians got exactly what they were looking for on Friday at Mesa College gym: a revenge on the Mira Costa College Spartans. The ladies were very satisfied with their 51-35 victory. “We lost to them last time...

Complete team effort helps Mesa Basketball defeat Imperial Valley

Thomas Frey, Sports Editor

February 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Mesa men’s basketball team defeated Imperial Valley college 70-63 at Mesa College on Friday, Feb. 7. Mesa had a big lead but it started to shrink as the game came to a close. UP by three, Mesa was being smart and was using...

Sam announcement baffling

Sam announcement baffling

February 12, 2014

A huge basket by Novian Cherry leads Mesa to an overtime win over Victor Valley College

Thomas Frey, Staff Writer

December 28, 2013

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      Mesa basketball defeated Victor Valley College 95-91 in overtime to win their first game in the Holiday Inn Tournament at Mesa College.        Victor Valley was up 91-90 until Novian Cherry got fouled and made a huge ...

Bowl games are coming to town

Thomas Frey, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

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This month San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium will be hosting two college football bowl games, and two of the four teams are ranked nationally in the top 25. The Poinsettia Bowl will be played on December 26th between the Utah State Aggie...

Fantasy football not so futile?

Josh Champlin, Sports Editor

December 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Sports

In an article earlier this semester, I gave a detailed, week-by-week breakdown of how terribly my fantasy football team was performing. When that article was published, I had 2 wins, 4 losses, and was in last place in my division,...

Free throws are key as Mesa defeats West Hills 65-56

Thomas Frey, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Mesa basketball took down West Hills College 65-56 on Saturday, Nov. 30, in the home opener to secure 5-4 record on the season. Mesa took control of this game early and had a commanding 33-17 lead at halftime. West Hills went...

Big time college athletes need to be paid now

Thomas Frey, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

Filed under Sports

Imagine the life of a legendary musician who sells out stadiums week after week but does not get compensated except for a college scholarship. Such is the reality for Johnny Manziel and all other great college athletes who play...

Basketball preview: Star trio looking to take Mesa to the Promised Land

Thomas Frey, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

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     Throw last years 11-15 record out the window, head coach Ed Helscher has brought in an excellent recruiting class that could push the team all the way to the state playoffs.      “We have a nice team this year. C...

The hoops, not the hype, drives Novian Cherry

Thomas Frey, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

     USC, Minnesota, University of California Berkeley, North Carolina State, Arkansas, Marquette and Washington State University, among others have inquired about Mesa freshman basketball player Novian Cherry who is getti...

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