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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...

Water Polo Griffins in playoffs

Dylan Burke

November 9, 2011

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE- With a record of 21-4, the Griffins have earned their way into the second round of the single game-elimination playoffs.  A showdown comes  Friday morning at 9 a.m. when they play against L.A. Valley. Brian Harvey, coach, said he expects his team to win the contest to be held in Riverside . ...

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...

Volleyballers cruise to their 17th win of season

Dylan Burke

November 2, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – The women in green had an easy victory Wednesday over the City College Knights of San Diego, winning in three straight sets, particularly convincingly in the second set. The first set ended 25-16 total giving the Griffins a 1-0 advantage. Next the Griffins had no trouble whatsoeve...

Motocross racer shares life on the fast track

Kellen Brauer

November 2, 2011

Editor's Note: Our mild-mannered news editor leads a very different life off campus. We asked him to share that life with GC Summit readers GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- During the month of October, I finally was able to make my long awaited debut racing a 450cc dirt bike. In my career of racing Motocross, I sta...

Win-hungry Griffins fill up on Fullerton 19-13

David

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 ...

Grossmont debate team tackles Lacks controversy

David Hurst

November 1, 2011

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE—The debate team considered the pros and cons last Tuesday, October 25, of whether the descendants of Henrietta Lacks should be compensated for her unknowing contribution of the HeLa cells to the medical community. Advocates for the Lacks family were represented by Vanessa Spe...

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...

Video: Rebecca Scholte, captain of women’s cross country

October 27, 2011

SAN DIEGO -- Rebecca Scholte, team captain of Grossmont College's women's cross-country team, came back after a year hiatus exploring other interests. Now she's leading a spirited team in workouts and at meets, according to her coach Robert Claessen. Ben Gross's video package is below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL70FXlP9vo * Gross...

Baseball coach stresses fundamentals, high GPAs

Dylan Burke

October 19, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- The Griffins baseball team is getting ready for its upcoming season, which will start in the Spring semester.Their current practices cover baseball fundamentals and there are many different drills going on so that players who make the team are well prepared for both non-traditional...

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...

Racer Dan Wheldon knew the risks — and accepted them

Kellen Brauer

October 19, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- Having raced Motocross most of my life, I know the way motorsports racers around the world feel when they get behind the wheel or throw their leg over the bike. When IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon strapped in to take part in the Indy 300 race this last Sunday at Las Vegas Motor ...

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