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October 12, 2018

After Nike announced its endorsement with the former 49ers quarterback-turned-activist, the company’s stock took a huge jump. Is their partnership one of ethics, or is it all business? There are many who believe that Colin Kaepernick's stance (or lack thereof) is the reason as to why the NFL ratings have taken a hit recently. Pundits and viewers h...

Grossmont Football Gets Head Start In Spring Semester

Grossmont Football Gets Head Start In Spring Semester

Kerry Hower

March 11, 2013

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Grossmont College football tradition continues for 2013 as the team’s spring football class gets  a jump on the competition. During the spring semester, the Griffins hold both on field football drills as well as strength and conditioning workouts.  “This is a...

Roller coaster season ends on low note for Griffin football

David Hurst

November 17, 2011

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE— Coming in as a first year writer, I didn’t know what to expect from this community college. Living in the area for five plus years I knew there was a little bit of a tradition. As a former college football player at the University of Kansas in the early 00...

El Cajon’s own Pennix D1 Bound

David Hurst

November 16, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—Defensive end Shane Pennix was a dominating force for the Griffins defense this year. The 6’4’’ 245 pound sophomore from El Cajon’s Valhalla High School was a unanimous all-conference selection and is the only Griffin up for all state honors after leading the team in sacks w...

Grossmont falls to Palomar 34-31 in season finale

David Hurst

November 16, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE —The Griffins entered Saturday's football game against the Palomar Comets as an unlikely playoff candidate. Instead it was Palomar that will move on as the Griffins fell 34-31 in a steady downpour. With less than five minutes left in the game and the Griffins down three, a fu...

Karls’ passing more than passable in Pasadena

David Hurst

November 7, 2011

PASADENA—The Grossmont Griffins used a balanced offense highlighted by a punishing running game, while allowing zero second half points to knock off the Pasadena City College Lancers 42-13 on Saturday. Grossmont improved to 4-5 (2-2 in conference) and the Lancers fell to 3-6 (1-3). The Griffins...

Win-hungry Griffins fill up on Fullerton 19-13


November 1, 2011

 Hurst  GROSSMONT COLLEGE— Coming off two disappointing losses, the Griffins took care of business in a 19-13 win over Fullerton last Saturday.  Grossmont is now 3-5 and 1-2 in conference play. In a game full of penalties (the teams combined for 21 accepted penalties for a total ...

San Diego and L.A. in battle for the Chargers

October 27, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- The Chargers are a regional asset that the City of San Diego would love to keep. The prospect of this is currently being threatened by the City of Los Angeles, which is currently building a state-of-the art football stadium and is looking for a professional football team to play there. San...

Grossmont’s original football coach returns to the sidelines

David Hurst

October 19, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- During Grossmont’s recent loss to Saddleback College, Bob Rump could be seen roaming the sidelines. It seemed as if every Grossmont affiliated individual stopped and exchanged pleasantries and well wishes with one of the original Grossmont Griffins. When Grossmont opened 50 years ago, R...

Karls’ bad, real bad, for the Cougars, but great for the Griffins

David Hurst

October 2, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—College of the Canyons came into Saturday's game ranked 10th in the Junior College Top 25 Poll. That will no longer be the case as the Grossmont Griffins dismantled the Cougars 38-14. Coach Mike Jordan was pleased with his team’s effort. “That’s the way we are capable of play...

Griffins finally win after three football losses

David Hurst

September 26, 2011

COSTA MESA, California--The Grossmont Football Team put their first mark in the win column with a 38-17 win on the road against the Orange Coast College Pirates. After trailing 17-14 in the first half, the Griffins (now 1-3) reeled off 24 unanswered second half points for the runaway victory. Ora...

Seven Texans on Grossmont football team

David Hurst

September 20, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- On Jay Z’s song Big Pimpin, Native Texan Pimp C (Port Arthur) ask the listener with a boastful mix of pride and passion, “Now what y’all know about them Texas boys?!!” The Lone Star State is a high school football hotbed like no other. One can look to the number #1 selli...

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