Anna Leigh Ogle

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Sign language tutor invited to play volleyball at Deaflympics

City College's very own American Sign Language tutor Hugo Martinez was selected for the USA Men's Deaf Volleyball team for the 2017 Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey. The Channels conducted an interview with Martinez and an American Sign Language translator. "When I got the initial invite to try out, it was just a moment of a...

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Top defensive SBCC volleyball player leads team in digs

Kealakahi Spain, the freshman Libero for the City College men's volleyball team, leads his team in digs and has been named the top defensive player after each game. Growing up in Hilo, Hawaii, Spain moved to the mainland in Santa Barbara where he now plays for the Vaqueros.

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SBCC men's volleyball loses 3-1 against Irvine College

The City College men's volleyball team lost to Irvine Valley College 3-1 Friday night in the Sports Pavilion. The Vaqueros came out knowing they had a tough game ahead of them given the Lasers are currently ranked the top team. "We just came out after our team meeting and you know the focus was to...

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SBCC alumnus hired as new men's volleyball team coach

Santa Barbara City College alumnus Jon Newton joined the Vaqueros once again to come back as head coach of men's volleyball this season. Newton attended City College doing what his players do now; compete, study, repeat. "I was born and raised in Santa Barbara. I went to San Marcos High School, after that I came...

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Men's volleyball loses four set match against El Camino College

The City College men's volleyball team lost to El Camino College in a four set match with a final score of 3-1 Friday night in the Sports Pavilion. After a quick exchange of low fives, the first set consisted of a constant tie between the Vaqueros and Warriors.

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Libero of the year winner uses volleyball as stress outlet

When asked what the typical day in the life for a college student is, the usual answer would be sleep, class, homework and more sleep. However, for student athlete Claire Bagdasar and starting Libero for City College's women's volleyball team, this is not the case. "School always has to come first," Bagdasar said.

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City College men's volleyball falls short to Orange Coast

The City College men's volleyball team lost in a three set game to Orange Coast College this Wednesday night in the Sports Pavilion. According to head coach Jon Newton, Orange Coast is historically a good program that gets good kids who are fundamentally strong. When you play the top team you can be easily expose....

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Men's volleyball loses first game of the season in five set match

The City College Men's Volleyball team kicked off their season with a five set match against Fullerton losing 2-3 this Saturday night in the Sports Pavilion. The Vaqueros and Hornets were in a tight game for the first set as freshman Right Side Hitter Quinlan Dougherty (No.13) struck a kill to set the score 25-24 putting...