Softball gains momentum toward playoffs with sweep

By Shelley Handley The Glendale Community College Lady Gaucho Softball beat down the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Coyotes in a conference doubleheader April 16. Six games left before the regional playoffs begin. Both games ended in dominant fashion for the Lady Gauchos, securing a victories of 10-2 in the first game and 11-2 in the second….

Athletics Hall of Fame honors past and present athletes

By Shelley Handley   Glendale Community College hosted its first Athletics Hall of Fame April 2. Families, students, faculty, coaches and administrators attended a fundraising event to honor past and present student athletes and coaches who have accomplished high goals and made meaningful contributions to our community. Approximately 200 attendees participated in this fundraising event…

Wildcats crowned National Champs

For the first time since 1985 the Villanova Wildcats are on top of the college basketball world. Vilanova shocked the nation by besting the number one seed North Carolina Tar Heels by a score of 77-74. Thousands were in attendance at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas including Tar Heel legend Michael Jordan, 2016 HOF…

Speaker addresses NCAA’s lack of minority head coaches

As Black History Month comes to an end, Glendale Community College Sociology adjunct faculty member Dr. Sharon Lee held a meeting on Feb. 24 at the GCC Student Union to discuss a six year study that she was a part of and went on from 2003-2009. The study showed how NCAA football programs lacked minority…

NCAA football programs lack minority head coaches

As Black History Month comes to an end, Glendale Community College Sociology adjunct faculty member Dr. Sharon Lee held a meeting on Feb. 24 at the GCC Student Union to discuss a six year study that she was a part of and went on from 2003-2009. The study showed how NCAA football programs lacked minority…