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Winless Griffins face Southwestern in home opener football game Saturday, Sept. 17

Dylan Burke

September 15, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Griffins will face Southwestern College at home at 1 p.m. Saturday, still looking for their first win of the season. The football team  is 0-2 this year after dropping its opener 33-30 to San Diego Mesa and 34-7 to El Camino last weekend. Despite the lopsided loss to El...

Fresh off loss, young Griffin football team faces strong rival El Camino College on Saturday

Dylan Burke

September 9, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Football coach Mike Jordan says he is looking forward to facing El Camino College in an away game Saturday in a continuation of the “very heated rivalry” that often “goes back and forth” in playoff tournaments. What Jordan described as the “youngest team” he has coa...

Padres fan not intimidated at Dodger Stadium

Dylan Burke

September 6, 2011

LOS ANGELES -The Grossmont College baseball team, the Griffins, will be playing half its games on the road this year against teams such as Fullerton, Compton, Southwestern and S.D. Mesa. I don’t know how our fans feel when they’re attending the away games but I know how some people worry when they ...

Fall Sports begin at Grossmont

Vince Ruffino

August 30, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Put away the surfboards and sunscreen, its time to get focused on school, but  not without something to look forward too, Fall Sports! For many Grossmont College students, the beginning of the Fall Semester marks  not only the end of summer and the beginning of the academic ...

Grossmont offers youth basketball camp

July 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Athletics Department  and  men’s basketball coach Doug Weber are inviting all boys and girls entering the 3rd through 9th grades to Grossmont College’s annual  youth summer basketball camp, from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday, Aug. 8 to 11. The...

NCAA penalizes teams with low academic scores

May 25, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (USANN4)-- Major college basketball and football teams have been  penalized for poor academic performance.   The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has sanctioned 103 teams for missing its academic benchmark.   One of the teams penalized was the University of Connecticut’s...

Tennis victory, volleyball heartbreak!

William Dudley

May 24, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE --A dynamic women’s tennis rivalry/partnership and an oh-so-close comeback in men’s volleyball highlighted a successful spring sports campaign for Grossmont College. Women’s tennis, basketball, and softball all won Pacific Coast Conference titles, as did the men’s swim/dive team.  W...

Speech and debate demonstration dazzles

Taylor Harris

May 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The speech and debate team at Grossmont Community College had a war--a war of words with ideas and theories. Two opposing teams, along with numerous speakers, held debates and gave speeches  on campus Thursday night, May 12,  and captivated their audience. The speech and debat...

New constellations for star football players

William Dudley

May 12, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--  Quarterback Ryan Woods and defensive tackle Henry Simon are among a group of players from the 2010 Grossmont football team who have received and accepted offers to continue their football playing at four-year institutions. Ryan Woods will be going to San Jose State University as...

Speech, Debate to be spotlighted May 12

April 29, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The Intercollegiate Forensics class will showcase its abilities in speeches and debates at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 12, in Roomn 220.  Admission is $5 general and $3 for Grossmont students, faculty and staff. * Preceding based on material provided by Prof. Roxanne...

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...

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