MEN'S SOCCER- PANTHERS OPEN FOOTHILL SEASON WITH IMPRESSIVE SHOUTOUT (10/13/14)
The men hosted Victor Valley Friday, shutting out the Rams 5-0. Bryan Guzman led the Panthers with two goals. Edgar Contreras, Eduardo Orozco, and Rafael Suarez added one goal each. Jesus Meza defended with two saves, giving up no goals in 90 minutes of play. The men take on Rio Hondo tomorrow.
PANTHERS RANKED #6 IN THE STATE (10/9/14)
In the first comprehensive CCCSIA/CCCAA state poll, the men were ranked #6 statewide and #4 in the south. The team opens the Foothill Conference season Friday at home against VVC.
WOMEN'S SOCCER - LADIES SHUTOUT VICTOR VALLEY TO OPEN FOOTHILL CONFERENCE SEASON (10/13/14)
The Lady Panthers opened the Foothill Conference race Friday with a decisive win over Victor Valley, 9-0. Deja Theragood scored twice for the Panther squad. Additional goals were scored by Belle Rightmer, Heather Melgar, Courtney Schwartz, Kindal Cubak, Elise Sanborn, Ana Gonzalez, and Kalyan Dacko. Priscilla Suarez and Christina Gomez each spent one period at goal; Suarez had one save. The ladies take on Rio Hondo tomorrow.
LADIES MOVE UP IN NATIONAL POLL (10/7/14)
For the second week, the Lady Panthers moved up in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll. The team now inhabits the #14 spot up from 16th last week.
PANTHERS RANKED #9 IN THE SOUTH (10/9/14)
In the first comprehensive CCCSIA/CCCAA state poll, the ladies were ranked #9 in the south. The team opens the Foothill Conference season Friday at home against VVC.
VOLLEYBALL - PANTHERS REMAIN UNDEFEATED IN CONFERENCE (10/13/14)
The ladies continued their impressive season Friday with a 3-1 win over Cerro Coso. Gisela Govea had 16 kills to lead the Panthers with 18 points across four games. The team plays at San Bernardino Wednesday.
FOR FIFTH WEEK, LADIES AT #15 IN THE STATE (10/13/14)
For the fifth week week in a row, Chaffey Volleyball is ranked #15 in the state and #9 in the south in the CCC Women's Volleyball Coaches Association poll.
FOOTBALL - PANTHER MEN TAKE A CLOSE ONE TO SANTA ANA (10/13/14)
The Panthers came off their season bye week to host Santa Ana Saturday evening at Grigsby Field. Trailing by 14 after the close of the first quarter, the men battled hard, finishing the half 14-13. The Dons extended their lead to 23-20 to close the 3rd quarter and although they battled hard, the Panthers could not come back in the final moments to take the win. Once again, quarterback duties were split between returner Dimitri Morales and newcomer Levi Plante. Plante threw for 96 yards and led the Panther rushing with 41 yards. Nick Birdsong had his best game this season with two receptions, 38 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Rigoberto Luna had a perfect game with three completed field goals (inlcuding a 46 yard FG) and one extra point. He also had six punts and six kickoffs. The men host Long Beach City College next Saturday for the college's Annual Tailgate game.
FOOTBALL RANKED #12 IN THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR 2ND WEEK (10/7/14)
In this week's CCCAA/CCCFCA regional poll, Panther Football held onto the #12 position in the highly competitive National Conference. The men take on #14 Santa Ana Saturday at home.
DANA NAMED SCFA PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9/17/14)
Congratulations to Alec Dana (freshman wide receiver from Rancho Cucamonga High School) for being named SCFA Central League Offensive Player of the Week for his performance during last Saturday's win over Moorpark College.
MEN'S WATER POLO - PANTHERS SHOWCASE TALENT AT FOUR-YEAR SCHOOLS (10/13/14)
The Panthers had a positive showing versus two four-year schools on Saturday at Occidental College. The Panthers fell to host Occidental 14-6 in the first game. Brandon Howell led the scoring with 3 goals, while Dominic Kirby, Jade Dye, and Michael Lear added a goal each. David Tapia had his best game of the season with 15 blocks in the cage.
The Second game of the day had the Panthers losing to Mercyhurst College 17-10 in a much better game. Sophomore Blake Schwartz scored 6 of the Panther's 10 goals. Jade Dye added 3 goals and Michael Lear added 1 goal. David Tapia had 9 saves in the cage. Four of the sophomore players met with the coaches at Oxy and Mercyhurst as they look to transfer after they have finished their playing careers at Chaffey.
Chaffey Men play host to rival MSAC at home on Wednesday afternoon at 4:15 pm.
WOMEN'S WATER POLO - LADIES REMAIN UNDEFEATED IN CONFERENCE (10/9/14)
The ladies hosted Pasadena City College yesterday, defeating the Lancers 17-3. Salena Zapata led the Panthers with four goals. Erika Obdam added three goals. Audrey Poet, Ruby Zarate, Allison Bartosik, Joslyn Cuevas, Heather Barba, Briana Chavarria, and Kaitlyn Brown added to the tally. Angel Duran had 10 saves in the cage. The ladies continue their quest for a South Coast Conference championship Wednesday at home, taking on the only other undefeated team, Mt SAC, at 3 pm.
2014 SPRING SPORTS
BASEBALL - KIEST DRAFTED BY PHILLIES (6/9/14)
Congratulations to Panther Alum Tanner Kiest who was drafted Friday by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kiest was an All-Foothill Conference selection and helped the Panthers win the conference title, striking out 70 batters (13.03 per game). Kiest is the 25th player signed to a professional contract under Head Coach Jeff Harlow. We look forward to watching his MLB career.
SOFTBALL - PANTHERS LOSE CLOSE ONE TO BARSTOW (4/21/14) The Lady Panthers closed out the 2014 season with a 14-12 loss to Barstow Friday. The ladies took a 10 run lead but a 6th inning rally by the Vikings cost the Panthers the win. Salina Santoyo and Priscilla Leon each homered for the Panthers.
SWIM/DIVE - LADIES BEAT EL CAMINO AND LATT (3/24/14) The Chaffey College Women's Swim team raised its record to 5-1 with wins over El Camino 128-104, and LA Trade Tech 184-8. Christen Harper won all for of her individual events, 1000, 500, and 200 freestyle. Salena Zapata won both the 50 and 100 breaststroke, and Analissa Hurtardo won the 100 Butterfly. The 400 Freestyle relay of Lauren Loya, Jackie Vicario, Hurtardo, and Harper also took first. Chaffey swims next Friday at home 12:30 pm vs first place Mt SAC and Rio Hondo.
CHAFFEY MEN 1-1 FRIDAY (4/1/14) Chaffey men’s swimming team took on both Mt San Antonio College and Rio Hondo College in the final double dual meet of the year at their home pool at Chaffey College.
Against Rio Hondo, the Panthers came out on top by winning every individual event and finished with a score of 149 – 38.
Leading the Panthers was freshman Kyle Cauldren of Citrus Valley HS with wins in the 1000 freestyle (10:17.91), 200 backstroke (2:07.44) and 200 Individual Medley (2:05.93). Double event winners included David Dominguez winning the 200 freestyle (1:55.67) and 100 butterfly (58.24); Chris Vasquez winning the 100 breaststroke (1:12.33) and 200 breaststroke (2:37.15); Thomas Harper winning the 200 butterfly (1:58.93) and 500 freestyle (4:56.89); and Elitt Golnik winning the 50 freestyle (22.84) and 100 freestyle (51.58). Single event winners included Matt Rohde, 100 backstroke (1:01.76) and Sean Barraza, diving (156.65). Chaffey won the opening event, 200 medley relay with a winning time of 1:52.59. Swimmers on the relay were Rohde, Vasquez, Golnik and Sean Briones.
In the dual meet against Mt SAC, the Panthers lost out to the Mounties who are one of the top teams in the state this year. Chaffey ended up winning 3 events against Mt SAC. Events and athletes were 200 butterfly, Thomas Harper; 200 Individual Medley, Kyle Cauldren and diving, Sean Barraza. Next contest for the Panthers will be the Pasadena City College Invitational April 4th & 5th.
TRACK & FIELD - TEAM UPDATE (4/7/14) On the women's side, freshman Rachel McCoy - high jumper is ranked number one in the country. She made it by winning the Aztec Invitational at San Diego State last week by clearing 6 ft. even.
Jessica Alvarez - freshman 1500m, is ranked in the top 10 in the state, with a time of 4:58.24.
Our returning sophomore, Khallifah Rosser - is ranked number one in the country in his event the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.28sec. Which also won the Aztec Invitational at San Diego State. Fabian Griffith - our only returning sprinter, is ranked number four in two events in the state. The 100m - 10.58sec and 200m - 21,42sec.
2013-14 WINTER SPORTS
FIVE SOPHOMORES TRANSFER TO 4-YEAR SCHOOLS (5/13/14)
Five sophomore basketball players have committed to continue their education at 4-year schools. Congratulations to Jeff Nibo (Southern Utah), Pape Seck and Roderick Evans-Taylor (Simon Frasier), Tyler Shea (Western New Mexico), and Julian Nichols (Western Oregon).
MEN'S BASKETBALL - PANTHERS FALL TO SANTA ROSA IN SEMIFINALS (3/17/14) The men came on strong, taking an early lead against Santa Rosa but trailed by 10 points going into halftime. The men regrouped at the half, closing the gap and tying the game up until the final minute of play. With seconds remaining, Santa Rosa scored leaving the Panthers 2 points behind with only 3 seconds left on the clock. The Panthers finish the season wig an impressive 28-6 record.
JACKO EARNS ALL-STATE HONOR (3/17/14) Congratulations to sophomore forward Adom Jacko who was named to the CCCAA All-State Team and the 2014 CCCAA Men's Basketball Championships all-tournament Team. Jacko led the Panthers all season, a driving force on the court that took the men to the Final Four.
KLEIN NAMED STATE COACH OF THE YEAR (3/17/14)
Congratulations to Head Coach Jeff Klein. For the second year in a row, Coach Klein was named the Southern Region Coach of the Year. Klein finished this season 28-6 and too the Panthers to their second consecutive Final Four appearance. Klein earned his 300th win at Chaffey on February 22nd.
FIVE PANTHERS SELECTED ALL-CONFERENCE (2/24/14) Congratulations to Adom Jacko, John Gilliam, Julian Nichols, Jeff Nibo, and Roderick Evans-Taylor for being named All-Foothill Conference.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL - LADY PANTHERS VICTORIOUS - ADVANCE TO PLAYOFFS ROUND 3 (3/3/14) The ladies hosted Irvine Valley Saturday evening in Round 2 of the 2014 CCCAA playoffs, emerging victorious 72-66. Irvine led for the majority of the game including a 5 point lead at the half but the Panthers came back in the 2nd half. Trailing with less than a minute on the clock, Mary Windom hit a 3, followed by a 2 to take the game and advance the Panthers to the next round of playoff action. Windom led the Panthers in scoring with 24 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals. The ladies will travel Wednesday to face off against #3 LA Valley at 5pm. Valley defeated ELAC Friday 92-88 in overtime.
THREE PANTHERS SELECTED ALL-CONFERENCE (2/24/14)
Congratulations to Mary Windom, Shannon Moore and Raven Dixon for being named All-Foothill Conference.
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