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Athletics Dept. plans ‘fun raiser’ at Souplantation

October 18, 2011

LA MESA (Press Release)-- The Grossmont College Athletics Department has scheduled a "fun raiser" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Souplantation at 9158 Fletcher Pkwy, La Mesa. While athletes and their friends and family eat and enjoy each other's company, 20 percent of the proceeds...

Volleyballers lose to San Diego Mesa over five sets

Dylan Burke

October 13, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Rated the best women’s volleyball team in its league, the Grossmont Griffins have a way of bringing out determination and some very fine play by their opponents—sometimes, even  too much, as was the case Wednesday night in a seesaw battle in which opponent Sa...

Volleyballers winning currently, but remember sting of losses

Dylan Burke

October 11, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- Currently the Grossmont Griffins are #5 in California and #3 in the southern region in women's volleyball. The next home match is tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 11, against San Diego Mesa at 5 p.m. Coach Jamie Ivers encourages fans and other spectators to come out to see her players...

‘White and wood’ theme for tennis fundraiser

October 7, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The women’s tennis team will host its third annual “Whites and Woods Doubles Tournament,” a fundraiser for the Grossmont College women’s tennis program, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Grossmont College tennis courts on campus. Players...

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...

Movie Review: ‘Moneyball’ is on the money

Dylan Burke

September 28, 2011

The new movie Moneyball staring famous actor Brad Pitt has baseball fans around the world pleased with an incredible film based on a true story. Moneyball is not just a typical sports movie or a baseball movie; it's about how the front office of the Oakland Athletics tried its hardest to analyze ...

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...

Winning volleyball coach fears complacency

Dylan Burke

September 21, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- The Women’s Volleyball team’s record is nearly perfect and has made its coach, Jamie Ivers, prouder than ever about its performance. The Griffins on Tuesday night, Sept.20,  defeated Saddleback 3-0 here at Grossmont and as they improved their record to 7-1.  This game p...

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...

Cross-country Coach Robert Claessen’s 19-year career longer than some team members’ lifespan

Jessyka Holguin

September 20, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Coach Robert Claessen is easily recognized on campus. He often can be seen riding his bike or running around campus with a pack of young women! The women's cross country mentor has coached track for 19 years-- as long as some team members have been alive! He said has been int...

Griffins suffer heart-thumping football loss to Southwestern in first home game

David Hurst

September 17, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—The Griffins outscored Southwestern College (SWC) 20-7 in the 4th quarter, but it was not enough as SWC escaped with a 40-37 football win at Mashin-Roth Stadium Saturday afternoon on the Grossmont campus. The team’s first home game of the 2011 season was witnessed by a ...

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