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B-Ball Camp on Campus

B-Ball Camp on Campus

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

August 16, 2019

It’s never too early in an athlete’s life to aspire to “ball like Jordan.” In fact, LeBron James was only 14 years old when he was recruited by St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in 1999, sparking the attention of the NBA. Grossmont’s Athletics Department supports the dreams and talent of...

Magic Steps Down From Lakers

Magic Steps Down From Lakers

Austin Peregud, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Johnson played point guard for the Lakers from 1979-1991 and returned for the 1995 season. He remains the Lakers all-time leader in assists and is ranked 5th overall in games played. The 2019 season marked the team’s 5th year in a row missing the playoffs, as this season was truly one to forget for...

Bye Bye Basketball

Freshmen Forward Jamal Johnson hangs from the rim after dishing a fierce dunk on the Coyotes.

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2019

The Griffins growled the last roar as they played the final game of the the 2018-2019 season Feb. 22, grasping a clutching victory in a re-match over the district-conference rival Coyotes at Cuyamaca College.The Griffins ended their tough season finishing 3-7 at home and with a  6-22 overall record. Al...

District Rival Showdown

Grossmont Freshman Forward
Jamal Johnson scores a layup
with 2:12 left to play.

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2019

On the frigid Friday night of Feb. 1, in the Grossmont gymnasium; the stealthy Coyotes pulled off a victory over the struggling Griffins in a back-and-forth battle that ended with Grossmont falling prey to Cuyamaca 78-68. The final score though was not a true indication of just how intense and close t...

Kids can learn basketball skills at Cuyamaca College

Kids can learn basketball skills at Cuyamaca College

May 26, 2012

CUYAMACA COLLEGE (Press Release)-- Youth basketball camps are being offered here this summer. Each camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $79, which includes a T-shirt and evaluation. Camp 1, for 7th through 9th graders, will run July 9-12. Camp 2, for 4th through 6th graders, will run July 16-19....

NCAA March Madness fans savoring surprises to come

Justin Gibbons

March 1, 2012

SAN DIEGO -- That time of the year is now upon us. It's time to bust out your brackets, your predictions and your favorites for the NCAA March Madness tournament. Last year we saw a great underdog team in UConn (University of Connecticut), winners of 11 straight including the five in the Big East ...

Basketball team closes out dismal season on a high note

Justin Gibbons

February 25, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE --After a one point 77-76 loss to Palomar back in early February the Griffins went on a tear. They won five straight games to close out the regular season. The average margin of victory for the last three games was 18 points. They ended the season on a high note beating cross to...

Commentary: Men’s basketball team building for next year

Justin Gibbons

February 3, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- With the basketball season in full swing the Griffins have been playing spoiler to quite a number of top 20 teams in the California Community College rankings, but the buck stops there with an inconsistent offense and a loss column that has a number greater than their win co...

U.S. Attorney brings game-fixing, bribery charges against USD players, coach, others

April 12, 2011

SAN DIEGO (USANN4)--A alleged criminal ring was uncovered that includes a former coach and former players from the University of San Diego.   Ten defendants in all have been accused of bribing players, fixing games, illegal book-making, and distributing marijuana.   They include former San Diego...

Napolitano urges vigilance at NCAA tournament

March 18, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press  Release)--Fans celebrating March Madness are being asked to remain vigilant.   People attending games in this year’s NCAA basketball tournaments are encouraged to report any suspicious behavior they see.   Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and NCAA President...

Grossmont loses two heartbreakers in men’s basketball tournament

Brennan Wasan

December 9, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Grossmont Men's Basketball team has had a rocky season since its opening game on November 12.  Thbe team is currently without a win, with a record of 0-5. Grossmont recently hosted the 39th Annual Grossmont Men's Invitational Tournament, but lost in two close, competitive game...

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