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Lady Raptors control boards, roll to 74-59 win over Dundalk

Lady Raptors control boards, roll to 74-59 win over Dundalk

February 3, 2013

To coaches, the pace at which the players work together on the court can be overwhelmingly satisfying, or almost strange. If teams get out to a quick, efficient start like the Lady Raptors away against CCBC Dundalk, it can be challenging for some coaches to demand that pace and energy from their players. That...

Ailing Raptors squad drops game to Dundalk 69-59

Ailing Raptors squad drops game to Dundalk 69-59

January 31, 2013

When any team has multiple key players down and out from action, the “next man up” mentality is forced into action. That mentality has always been the case in collegiate athletics, as was the case for Coach James Bryson and his Raptors when they faced the Lions in Dundalk in an away game Wednesday...

MC men’s basketball squeaks past NOVA in sloppy contest

December 3, 2012

In a sloppy game held at Takoma Park campus, the Montgomery College Raptors outlasted the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) squad 77-67. The announcer even joked, “went to Vegas, went to Vegas, he traveled.” If travelling violations earned frequent flier miles, the teams may just be able...

Men’s basketball edges out Cecil College in overtime

November 29, 2012

Coach James Byson’s Raptors pulled out a tight overtime victory as Montgomery College defeated Cecil College 83-79. Led by the intensity of Alex Chike and the scoring of Timothy Christian with 18 points and Andre Gains with 19 points, the Raptors overcame a poor shooting night from the field. Gains...

Pollard: building a sports arena ‘highly unlikely’

November 16, 2012

At the recent town hall meeting held this past Tuesday, Dr. DeRionne Pollard admitted that a new sports complex beyond what the colleges have now would be "highly unlikely." A question asked by student Isaiah Wallace addressed the issue of sharing sports time across the three campuses. "It would...

MC Raptors to host winter baseball clinics

November 2, 2012

The World Series may be over, but aspiring MC Raptors won't have to wait for MLB pitchers and catchers to report to spring training to get their baseball fix. Starting on Jan. 12, Montgomery College will be holding winter youth baseball clinics for anyone between the ages of 5-18. Head coach Dan Rascher...

Men’s rugby ties Frostburg State University

October 16, 2012

The Montgomery College Rugby club team played an away game against Frostburg State University this past Saturday, Oct. 13. The teams played head to head and were left with a tied score of 12 - 12. This Saturday, Oct. 20, MC Rugby will be playing their last game of the season against George Mason...

Men’s rugby versus American University

September 27, 2012

The Montgomery College rugby club played American University on Saturday, September 21 right under the national monument in Washington, D.C. "American University has always been our biggest opponent every year" said Coach Ben Rollin, a former rugby player at American. American took the victory,...

In pictures: Men’s rugby versus Catholic University

September 26, 2012

The MC Rugby club opened their season with a 22-7 win over Catholic University in the Potomac Rugby Union Collegiate Men's Division 2.

Men’s Soccer Roundup

September 20, 2012

September 7, 2012 vs Howard Community College The Raptors couldn’t get satisfaction against Howard Community College, under the management of new coach Pedro Braz. MC Raptors held possession for most of the game. It was a 80% vs 20% advantage in their favor. The Raptors had 12 shots on goal,...

Lady Raptors Drop Match to Hagerstown in a Seesaw Battle

September 17, 2012

The MC Lady Raptors volleyball team was defeated by the Hagerstown Hawks in a close 3-1 match Tuesday evening. In their first loss of the season, the Raptors fell behind early, but battled back against an aggressive Hawks squad. The Lady Raptors ran out of steam late in the match, however, with a...

Bradford Hartin: MC’s New Women’s Soccer Coach

September 17, 2012

“Work hard for your team” were the first words I heard as I walked onto the women’s soccer practice field this past Thursday. This seemed to be a recurring idea as the Lady Raptors encouraged each other during what looked like a grueling cardio session. Admittedly, I was happy I wasn't in their...

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