Isaiah Cappelen

Sports Writer

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I love football and basketball.

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Rise and grind: The student-athlete hustle

He wakes before the sun, muscles still sore from yesterday's sprints, and steps out into 40-degree weather to work out. Class follows right after, then team meetings, more classes, practice and another class after that. The life of a student-athlete is nothing short of a 14-hour-a-day whirlwind.

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Women's water polo team battles, loses close home opener

A young Santa Rosa Junior College women's water polo team failed to finish after coming out firing in the first half, losing their home opener to rival Diablo Valley 16-13 Sept. 12. A few jitters at the start of the game were expected for a team composed of nine freshman on a 14 player roster,...

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Women's water polo improve win streak to four in home blowout

The Santa Rosa Junior College Women's water polo squad pushed its winning streak to four games, crushing the Sacramento City Panthers 17-4 Oct. 3. The box score reflects a dominant game played by the Bear Cubs. They showcased aggressive offensive attacks and stout defensive play. They came out the gate firing and didn't take their...

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Cubs' chance at five game win streak thwarted by Delta College

San Joaquin Delta College ended SRJC's women's polo four game winning streak with an 18-10 beatdown Wednesday. The Bear Cubs got off to a rough start, allowing the Mustangs two easy fast break opportunities and two relaxed offensive possessions early. The Mustangs capitalized and went up 4-0.

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Bear Cubs win first Big 8 title in 39 years

Santa Rosa Junior College Women's cross country team won the Big 8 Championship yesterday after going into the tournament ranked #3 in Norcal and #12 in the state. Santa Rosa did not go into the tournament as the favorite to win, but the women looked to make their mark and they did.


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If you can't help being that guy: The heartless act of bandwagoning

There is absolutely no reason, excuse or rationale for being a band-wagoner. They are disgraceful and an utter disrespect to all true sports fans. Bandwagon fans are defined as "sports fans" who have shown absolutely no prior loyalty to a team, and only support a certain team when they are doing well or it is...

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Be like Mike? Nah, be like LeBron

More often than not Michael Jordan takes the cake in the Greatest of all Time (GOAT) debate. Most people arguing in favor of this are those that have a strong knowledge in sports analytics. But most saying that Michael Jordan is the GOAT have one fault that invalidates all credibility of their sports knowledge.

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