Bluebirds hand Gauchos second loss of season in four set stunner

By Nick Spooner Sports Editor   The Glendale Community College Gauchos suffered a tough home loss at the hands of the South Mountain Community College Bluebirds Wednesday, Sept. 20. The Gauchos lost three out of four sets: 26-28, 27-25, 24-26 and 13-25 as their record fell to 12-2. “I thought we battled okay, but we…

Gauchos defeat Bears in first game of the season

By Nick Spooner Sports Editor The Glendale Community College Gauchos narrowly defeated the Phoenix College Bears 3-2 in five sets in the opening game of the 2017 volleyball season Aug. 25. It was a tightly contested shootout with neither team wanting to give an inch. Though the Bears took a commanding 2-1 lead after 3…

Coach Stuck inspires players with her love for the game

By Mary Greenwood Last season, the GCC ladies volleyball team made history by being the first volleyball team at GCC to win a national title. It was also Lisa Stuck’s first national title win as a coach. The team ended their season with a record of 18-13. “It was a very surreal moment. You are…

Sour semi-final leads to third place finish

By Seth Askelson A frustrating sweep at the hands of Lincoln Land denied the Lady Gauchos a chance to defend their NJCAA Division II National Championship. “Unfortunately nothing was clicking for us and nothing seemed to go our way.” Sophomore Libero Carli Bauer said. The Glendale Community College volleyball team lost the semifinal match to…

Phoenix College volleyball player transfers to GCC for different coaching

by Raiyen Fielding   Jamie Moser is a currently enrolled student at Glendale Community College. She transferred from Phoenix College for one primary reason: volleyball. Moser signed for a full ride volleyball scholarship to Phoenix College after she graduated high school. She proceeded to play volleyball at Phoenix College for a semester before deciding to…