- January 24, 2008 - PCC Men's Basketball Standings and Leaders 1/24/08
By Tom Saxe - The Pacific Coast Conference reported standings for the conference with Southwestern placing 2nd (with five other teams)at 4 wins and 4 losses. SWC is 9 and 12 overall. Conference leaders as of January 24th include the following Southwestern players. In scoring (all games) Rondu Stevens is 6th...(click title for entire article).
- January 23, 2008 - Jagsí Rondu Stevens Honored as Men's PCC Athlete of the Week
by Tom Saxe. Basketball players Rondu Stevens of Southwestern College and Emery Mitchell of Grossmont have been named Pacific Coast Conference Menís Athletes of the Week. Stevens, a 6-foot-5 sophomore forward from Campus Magnet High School in Cambria, N.Y., and Mitchell, a 6-foot-7 sophomore forward from Steele Canyon High School, led the Jaguars and Griffins, respectively, to two wins apiece...(click title for entire article).
- January 21, 2008 - SWC Football: OUR GOAL IS 100% PLACEMENT OF OUR SOPHOMORES!
By Coach Carberry -
The student athletes below are moving on to the next level in their education. All have received varying degrees on aid from a FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP to need based financial aid. We are continuing to push to get the remaining players placed.
The important point to remember is that SWC players were ACADEMICALLY READY to accept the university offer...(click title for entire article).
- January 18, 2008 - National Football Foundation and College Hall Of Fame Honors Drew Westling
The National Football Foundation and College Hall Of Fame named Drew Westling (Aliso Niguel HS) as the Community College recipient of their prestigious award. Westling maintained a 3.6 GPA at Southwestern College while earning his Associates Degree...(click title for entire article).
- January 16, 2008 - PCC Athlete of the Week Honorable Mention Goes to Chris Chambers
by Tom Saxe.
San Diego Miramar College basketball player Pat Eveland and San Diego Mesa basketball player Lamar Thomas have been selected by the Pacific Coast Conference as Menís Athletes of the Week for the week that ended Sunday. Honorable mention went to Southwestern basketball player...(click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - Jags are soccer rockers: Defense leads Southwestern to 12 wins, PCC championship
By Gerardo Rocha, Southwestern Sun -
"Success breeds success," Southwestern College men's soccer coach Bob Flores likes to tell his players. He ought to know. The Jaguars claimed the Pacific Coast Conference championship with an overall record of 12-3-6 and advanced into the state playoffs. They lost in the opening round to Santiago Canyon on tiebreaker penalty kicks.
Flores said this year's team consisted of one of the most talented group of players the program has ever seen...(click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - Running away with the title: Karla Atencio leads Southwestern women to another cross country championship
By Almendra Carpizo, Southwestern Sun -
Karla Atencio's first season as a cross country runner for Southwestern College was not bad. The freshman earned cross country Female Athlete of the Year, Most Valuable Athlete, All-American and All-State first team, Female Athlete of the Week and two honorable mentions for Female Athlete of the Week from the Pacific Coast Conference. Head Coach Dr. Duro Agbede said he did not expect Atencio to become his lead runner. "We had at least five runners that were better than her," said Agbede. "It was a surprise at first but it wasn't much of a surprise after."...(click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - Lady cagers green but mean: First-year coach Morris and her freshman band start the season in the win column
By Chris J. Saenz, Southwestern Sun
It is a new beginning for the Southwestern College women's basketball team.Very new. First year head coach Lori Morris and the Lady Jaguars recorded their first win of the season six games in. Winning against College of the Desert in a nail biter by the score of 64-62. The Lady Jaguars record is now one win and five losses. "It is a young team," said Morris. "Very willing to learn and work hard but still have a lot of work to do."...)click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - SWC polo men tread water, show growth
By JiorDahno Murguia, Southwestern Sun -
Matt Ustaszewski cannot walk on water, but the second-year coach pulled off another miracle. He raised the men's water polo team from the dead.
Southwestern College's once-moribund team went from doormat to more than respectable in one season, earning Ustaszewski the award of Pacific Coast Conference Coach of the Year. Ustaszewski was the main reason the Jaguars...(click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - Lady Jags Score Points With Coach
By JiorDahno Murguia, Southwestern Sun -
Teams need to score points to win games. Ask the women's water polo team. Southwestern College's Lady Jaguars had trouble generating offense all year, going 7-18 overall and 2-7 in conference. "We just need to focus on shooting and make more goals," said head coach Jefi Harper. "Besides that, their game playing is tight."
While the Lady Jags did not get their shooting game into shape, they made significant improvements...(click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - Bob Flores is Coach of the Year for Leading Jaguars to Championship
By Gerardo Rocha, Southwestern -
Soccer coach Bob Flores ended his season with a bang. After winning the Pacific Coast Conference title, he was named Coach of the Year by the PCC. Flores previously won the honor in 2003.
Flores started coaching at Southwestern College in 1990 and led the Jags to the PCC title the same year. The team had some problems, but in recent seasons they have been improving, creating a foundation for this year's champions...(click title for entire article).
- January 14, 2008 - Cem Tont Honored for Turning Struggling Team into Contenders
By Karla Ortiz, Southwestern Sun -
Cinderella has left the building, but the man who took her to the dance is a prince in the eyes of the Southwestern College women's soccer team. The Lady Jags were the surprise of the Pacific Coast Conference, qualifying for the playoffs with a 12-5-2 record after years out of the running. Cem Tont was named PCC Co-Coach of the Year for leading the resurgence.
Lady Jaguars love the laid-back and upbeat former Turkish national team star. This year's SWC squad had the best record ever...(click title for entire article).