Countless student-athletes enter Delta College with the goal of earning an athletic scholarship to a Division I university — few receive the honor — even fewer due so with three years of eligibility remaining. Alex Dentoni, 19, and Andre Lindsey, 20, have accomplished this feat as they’ve committed earlier this […]
With different sports teams winning championships every year means a certain type of people come out from the shadows. Bandwagoners...
The San Joaquin Delta College men and women’s swimming team is heading to the Big 8 swimming championships on Thursday...
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A new blood test to detect the presence of concussions could change the way athletes and coaches respond to head injuries, according to researchers from Orlando Health in Florida. The findings, published in the Journal American Medical Association (JAMA), showed that high levels of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) are […]Read more ›
On April 2, the Delta College baseball team showed little mercy on the Diablo Valley College Vikings with a 10-4 beat down at Nick Cecchetti Field.Read more ›
Lady Mustangs Guards Tiara Tucker and Brittany Butler returned to the courts after suffering injuries that derailed their early college careers. Butler, 19, entered her freshman season eager to make up for lost time after missing last year with a kneecap dislocation. “There was no cartilage behind my kneecap and […]Read more ›
The Delta College baseball program opened Big 8 conference play on the shoulders of three undefeated freshmen starting pitchers. Redshirt freshmen Alex Dentoni and Lucas Vaughn, along with freshman Nick Frank have helped the Mustangs (16-1, 2-0 Big 8) obtain a No. 6 nationwide ranking from Perfect Game USA as […]Read more ›
On March 7, tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive for a drug named “Meldonium” at the Australian Open. Meldonium is a blood flow drug used to treat ischemia and has been found to help capacity in patients. “One can feel a toning effect, one’s memory improves, thinking becomes faster, your […]Read more ›
On Mar. 12, The Mustangs’ Softball team began Big 8 Conference play with a doubleheader against the Sierra College Wolverines at Bucky Layland Softball Field. Entering Saturday’s contests, Sierra stood at 3rd place with a 14-3 record with Delta three slots beneath them in sixth place but not far behind […]Read more ›
Student-athletes come and go every two years at San Joaquin Delta College, but one thing remains the same every season for the women’s basketball program – a successful culture preached by head coach Gina Johnson. Johnson, 47, has led the Lady Mustangs since 1996, has piled up a record of […]Read more ›
On Feb. 27, the Mustangs (11-1, Big 8) finished a three-game sweep of Napa Valley to keep pace in a com- petitive division. “We’re a good hitting team, there’s nobody that can beat us,” strong words from Delta Pitcher Lucas Vaughn. The Big 8 has four teams atop the division […]Read more ›
The life of a student-athlete can be challenging, but young individuals combat this with support from their teammates, coaches, and the overall atmosphere that surrounds Delta College. Phillip Kimble, starting quarterback for the Mustangs from fall 2014-2015, is a student-athlete who used Delta to catapult himself to success by earning […]Read more ›
Punxutawney Phil has stepped into the light and declared it an early spring in 2016, and what screams spring more than softball in February? Delta’s Softball team got a huge win but lost some valuable playing time. The Mustangs were set to face two opponents Saturday morning and afternoon on […]Read more ›
After coming up short to the San Francisco Giants last year, the Kansas City Royals returned to the World Series and defeated the New York Mets in five games to claim the team’s second championship in franchise history. “To be able to win this is very, very special, with this […]Read more ›
The year of 2015 is in the record books for athletic teams at San Joaquin Delta College. The women’s soccer program led by Northern California Coach of the Year Adrienne Sorenson established two program records by going 15-4-3 throughout the season, and posting 15 shut-outs, that led state. The Lady […]Read more ›
Delta College (7-4) claimed the Mustangs first bowl victory since 2012 against the American River College Beavers (7-4) with an overtime score of 24-17 at Beaver Stadium on Nov. 21. “I’m just really proud of them and thought they competed really hard,” said Head Coach Gary Barlow in his 11th […]Read more ›
The Delta College women’s soccer team (15-3-3, 8-3-3 Big 8) ended the regular season with a 2-0 shutout over the visiting Diablo Valley College Vikings (8-5-7, 5-4-5 Big 8) on Nov. 13 at University of the Pacific’s Gardemeyer Field. “This was the perfect way for us to end our conference […]Read more ›
Rally leads to 42-35 victory over rival Modesto Jr. College The Delta College Mustangs (6-4, 4-1 Valley Conference) rallied past the Modesto Junior College Pirates (5-5, 2-3 Valley Conference) with a score of 42-35 at DeRicco Field on Nov. 14. The win helped the Mustangs clinch the team’s first postseason […]Read more ›
Women’s Water Polo ended its stellar season on Oct. 28 with a 12-8 victory over the American River College Beavers (8-11). The win was the 20th of the season, and capped a 20-4 record overall. Sophomore Brooke Mahoney put together a solid season with 31 goals, 22 assists and 21 steals. […]Read more ›