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Meet the Athlete: Letrell West

By Chris Place March 6, 2019

By Chris Place Managing Editor   Letrell West is a guard for the men’s basketball team at The College. He has been playing basketball since he was 7-years old. He didn’t begin to mix it up with some of the other top players until much later. “I didn’t start playing high level organized basketball until my sophomore year of high school,” said West. Letrell said he models his game after some of the best players in the...

Colts Win Playoff

By quovadis March 6, 2019

Box Score Courtesy of NJCAA.org   Photo Courtesy of Samantha Cheng From left to right: Vincent Montgomery, Cheikh Ndiaye, Abdullah Nieskens and Cameron Saintil watch the game from the sidelines.

MCC Basketball Hosts Pink Night

By quovadis March 6, 2019

Photo Courtesy of Middlesex County College Interim President Mark McCormick throws the ball into the air for the honorary Pink Night tip off.   Photo Courtesy of Samantha Cheng Members of the baseball team, such as Daniel Gross (left) and Mike Russo (right), helped sell baked goods and tricky tray tickets.

Golf Returns to the College

By Claudia Ugbana March 6, 2019

By Claudia Ugbana Managing Editor   The College’s Athletics department will be returning men’s and women’s golf to the Blue Colt’s sponsored sports offering in the 2019 –20 academic year. According to The College’s website, the teams will begin fall 2019 and will compete in the Garden State Athletic Conference and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The addition of men and women’s golf will increase The College’s intercollegiate athletic program to 14 sponsored sports. According to...

Lady Colts Lose 80-47

By Samantha Cheng February 27, 2019

Photos Courtesy of Samantha Cheng   Laura Archille (30) pulling up for a shot   Aliyah Santos (20) looking to get the ball to her teammates

MCC Men’s Basketball Continues Win Streak

By Samantha Cheng February 27, 2019

Photos Courtesy of Samantha Cheng   Vincent Montgomery (20) in his free throw motion   Cheikh Ndiaye (42) attempting to drive by the defender   Head Coach David Turco watches the game from the sideline.

Seven Colts Will Compete in Nationals for Wrestling

By quovadis February 27, 2019

Photo Courtesy of Kyle Brewer Members of the wrestling team went to Scranton, PA on Feb. 16 for the NJCAA Eastern District Tournament. The tournament determined who moves on to the national championship. Middlesex County College athletes Xhelal Lleshi, Michael Botte, Nezzar Dimes, Edwin Aguilera, Demitruis Ruiz, Farhan Khan and Michael Okaro move on to the national tournament.

Wrestling Team Practices for District Championship

By Samantha Cheng February 20, 2019

Photos Courtesy of Samantha Cheng   "“We’re sitting pretty good right now. We have eight guys that will be competing. I think six of them have a good shot at making it to nationals. We have one guy that's ranked first right now, which is Michael Okaro, the heavy weight. Then we have a few other guys ranked second and third.” -Head Coach Kyle Brewer Jessie DeBlasio (left) and Farhan Khan (right)   Nezzar Dimes (top) and...

Blue Colts Win 72-55

By quovadis February 20, 2019

By Genesis Torres Staff Writer   The College’s men’s basketball team beat Lehigh Carbon Community College with a final score of 72-55 on Feb. 7. Coming in with an overall record of 20-4, the Colts anticipated another win as they faced the home court of the Cougars, who have struggled this season with an overall record of 4-16. The defense and offense worked in perfect rhythm as the Colts combined a total of 22 assists and 31 defensive...

Lady Colts Win 65-56 Against Ocean County

By Samantha Cheng February 13, 2019

Photos Courtesy of Samantha Cheng Alexis Banko (11) tries to move with the ball away from the opponent. Keisha Collado (10) tries to move with the ball away from the opponent.