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Woman’s Basketball Beats Reedley in Convincing Fashion

Photo by: Fabio Saravia
Fresno City College’s Women’s Basketball Player Rajdeep Kaur, #23 attempting to score in a home game versus College of the Sequoias at the FCC gym on Feb. 21, 2024.

Fresno City College Women’s Basketball team beats their rivals Reedley in a convincing win on Feb. 14 at the FCC Gym.

The Rams start the season with a three game winning streak. They led the first quarter 30 to Reedley’s 20. 

The crowd was electric and the energy was felt throughout the gym.

The roar of the crowd echoed with screaming chants like “defense” in support of these teams. 

During the second quarter of the game the physically was picking up with the Rams trying to attack the basket and draw fouls. 

The game was being played at a good pace with the Rams and Reedley trading buckets before ending the half 49 to 37 Rams leading.

After halftime the defense for The Rams picked up and they started sharing the ball tremendously. 

The Rams smashed ahead with a 25 to 16 scoring differential in the third quarter leading Reedley 74 to 53.

Starting off in the fourth the referees seemed to be more lenient to Reedley with giving them a few calls they weren’t calling in the first half but at this point the game was way out of hand.

The Rams continued to share the ball and getting others open shots and ended the fourth quarter leading Reedley 99 to 70 to end the game. 

The crowd was giving applause in the good performance put on by the Rams.

This article has been changed since original publication to add a photo taken by Fabio Saravia.

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Jimmy Johnson
Jimmy Johnson, Reporter
This is Jimmy Johnson, he is eighteen years old born on April 24, 2005. Right now, he is currently majoring in journalism, and he has the dream to one day become an NBA analyst on TV. He grew up in Fresno, CA. When he was six years old, he fell in love with the game of basketball. Growing up that's the sport he loved to watch the most, seeing the Lakers and Miami Heat play while becoming fans of players like Lebron and Kobe, and he also would play with his nephew on a little mini hoop. He was a part of the yearbook team for Edison High School where he wrote descriptions and captions for photos and edited pages. These pages covered football, badminton, girls' soccer, and leadership. He also took photos at the football games and around campus and conducted interviews. In these interviews, he was getting quotes from people on what they love about the activity they're in and what they do. He also was a part of the leadership team his senior year where he would brainstorm ideas, create activities, and stay after school to help create posters for rallies and school events. In his junior year, he took an art class where he had to draw and design handmade projects in class. An interesting fact about Jimmy is he currently has a nephew who goes to Fresno City College, and they are surprisingly three months apart in age. They grew up with each other all their life even going to the same school every year, it feels like they are brothers.
Fabio Saravia
Fabio Saravia, Sports Editor
Fabio Saravia is a 21-year-old journalism major at Fresno City College. Born in Fairfield, California, but raised in Vallejo, California. He now resides in Fresno, California and has been living there for about seven years and counting. He has hopes of one day becoming a lawyer in immigration. Look most students that attend Fresno City College, he comes from a family of immigrants. He knows the many hardships they face and hopes to one day be able to alleviate the pain. Fabio graduated from Central West High School as part of the class of 2019. When joining Fresno City College, he was able to join two clubs. The two clubs being PUENTE and the Law Pathways Club. He also was a part in creating the club IGNITE for a Fresno City College chapter, but the process was halted due to the pandemic. Fabio was able to work as a canvasser for nearly two years for the nonprofit organization called Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability. At LCJA he was able to learn one-on-one communications skills as well as phone banking. He also had the opportunity to attack the problem of COVID-19 head on. For his work he was able to set up COVID-19 vaccine clinics and participate in them. He was also one of the main people to register people to get their vaccine in Fresno, Madera, and Tulare County. Fabio always had in interest in writing. His dream goal is to one day be a writer or actor/director along his friends who share the same passion.

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