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FCC Athletic Community Shares Their Thoughts on Preparing for Unique Seasons

Defending state champion men's soccer team prepares for new protocols at practice, including masks, socially distanced workouts, and, of course, excitement. Photo courtesy of FCC Men's Soccer Twitter Account

Story By: Ivette Bautista, Reporter

October 14, 2020

With the announcement of the Fresno City College Men’s Soccer team beginning practice, athletics at FCC are beginning to get rolling again, but it’s been a long road back from the initial emergency shutdown that led to the cancellation of the entire spring 2020 athletics calendar. On August 27, 2020,...

The Herd Episode Four- Meet Freshman Pitcher Marcelo Saldana

The Herd Episode Four- Meet Freshman Pitcher Marcelo Saldana

Story By: Ben Hensley, John Bruce, and James Mora

May 13, 2020

In this week's episode of The Herd, Ben Hensley sits down with breakout freshman pitcher Marcelo Saldana to discuss the shortened baseball season and how student-athletes are adjusting to the abrupt change. Host John Bruce returns this week to discuss how video games can help pass some time a...

COVID-19 Cuts Marcelo Saldana’s Season Short

Marcelo Saldana stares down a Falcons batter during the Rams 16-3 win over West Hills Coalinga on Feb. 29, 2020.  Saldana recorded seven strikeouts while allowing five hits through five shutout innings.

Story By: Patrick Henslee, Sports Editor

May 8, 2020

A tall, lanky lefthander stares from the pitcher’s mound, picking up his catcher’s signs.  His sleeves are just a bit too baggy, and his stirrup socks a bit loose. Unmanaged locks of hair billow out from his hat in all directions, and his glasses hang onto his nose like a rock climber that’s just l...

Forecast Calls For Sunflower Seed Showers, Rams’ Walk it Off

On Tuesday March 3, the Rams completed a comeback against the Taft College Cougars in a 6-5 victory.

Story By: Moises Buitrago, Social Media Editor

March 5, 2020

As the winter days are dwindling down and spring comes knocking, baseball season comes rolling in. On the crisp afternoon of March 3, the electrifying Fresno City College Rams defeated the Taft College Cougars in walk-off fashion by a score of 6-5. The Cougars entered the match up heading in the opposite directi...

Ortiz’s Electrifying Attitude: An Homage to His Heritage

Freshman outfielder J.D Ortiz creates a thrilling energy when he's on the field. His style is driven by his persevering attitude, a reflection of his Afro-Dominican heritage.

Story By: Patrick Henslee, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

The crack of a baseball off the bat echoes across the field, all the way to the ears of a boy and his brothers as they work.  On their hands and knees, they pick weeds out of the grass spotted with patches of dirt. There’s no hose to wet the field, so they carry buckets of water from a nearby wa...

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