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Mustangs Women's Soccer Signing Night - Feb. 4

Mustangs Women's Soccer Signing Night - Feb. 4

Delta College Mustangs women’s soccer players will sign National Letters of Intent at “Women’s Soccer Signing Night” Wednesday, February 4, 6 p.m. at Budd 210 (The Zone) on the campus of Delta College.

“Eight women’s soccer sophomores are transferring to 4-year universities this fall,” said Delta women’s soccer coach Adrienne Sorenson. “Several of our student/athletes are signing National Letters of Intent and will continue to play at the next level. We congratulate all our athletes!"

Super Bowl: A day of decadence

Super Bowl: A day of decadence

By Donald Bucklin

The Super Bowl is more than simply a sporting event, it’s the American version of the World Cup (the other football) and New Year’s Eve – a veritable eating, drinking, and possibly cigar smoking free-for-all.

In terms of a total calorie consumption day, the Super Bowl is second to only Thanksgiving.

We manage to consume 1,200 calories of the daily 2,000 in snack food alone. As such, it has been fodder for inquisitive minds. Last year 111 million Americans watched the Super Bowl out of a U.S. population of 310 million.

Presumably a good chunk of the population is too young or too old to care about such things. The Super Bowl was the most watched television program in history, and now has an international audience. An additional 37 foreign countries received the live TV feed. No wonder advertising costs $4 million per 30-second spot, and the advertising is sold out.

Former Tiger Tennis ace helps celebrate new tennis complex

Former Tiger Tennis ace helps celebrate new tennis complex

Thirty years ago, Eve Zimmerman threw herself on newly resurfaced tennis courts at University of the Pacific – and kissed them. That passion brought her back to her alma mater recently to help celebrate the groundbreaking for what is planned as one of the finest tennis facilities on the West Coast, the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center.

Made possible by a $1.5 million gift from Zimmerman, the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center will include 12 courts, a 5,500-square-foot clubhouse, covered player benches, and a new electronic scoreboard. It will occupy a portion of the footprint of the former Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium.

“This facility will enable Pacific tennis players to shine as Tigers should,” said Zimmerman, who played for Pacific from 1980 to 1984 and went on to become a world-ranked professional player. Returning to Pacific for Homecoming, she will be making her first visit to the campus since she graduated.

Eibeck tapped for NCAA Division I Committee on Academics

Eibeck tapped for NCAA Division I Committee on Academics

Pamela A. Eibeck, president of University of the Pacific, has been appointed to serve on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Committee on Academics. 

The new committee is chaired by Roderick McDavis, president of Ohio University, and comprises academic and athletics leaders from 18 other institutions of higher education, including Georgetown, Northwestern and Texas A&M. 

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve the NCAA and the student-athletes it represents,” Eibeck said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on the committee to advance the NCAA mission of supporting student-athlete success in the classroom and on the playing field.”

The new committee replaces two previous NCAA bodies: the Committee on Academic Performance and the Academic Cabinet.

9th Annual "Return to Kingdon" drag race and car show

9th Annual "Return to Kingdon" drag race and car show

THE ANNUAL "RETURN TO KINGDON" IS BACK FOR A 9TH BIG YEAR!

The excitement is on the track for September 5th-7th with fun for all ages...including drag racing, grudge racng, souveirs, raffles, vendor alley, Raceway Museum, and more.  "The Beast" jet dragster, as well as Saturday's car show.

This event helps combat Illegal Street Racing as it promotes a "race on te track not on the streets" theme. 

The event benefits the "Welcome Home Heroes Foundation".

A FEW SPECIAL EVENING ACTIVITIES AT TE 9TH R2K:

Friday evening "Jackpot Street Racing" starting at 6:30.  Competitors will  compete for - fastest street legal car in the valley.

Saturday night "Cacklefest" starting at 7:30.  It will feature an evening performance by ground shaking, flame-expelling nitro dragsters!

Register NOW for 12th Annual Walt Gray Ride Aug 17!

Register NOW for 12th Annual Walt Gray Ride Aug 17!

Click HERE for details and to register!

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014, Registration: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Ending Event: 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Register NOW for 12th Annual Walt Gray Ride Aug 17!

Register NOW for 12th Annual Walt Gray Ride Aug 17!

Click HERE for details and to register!

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014, Registration: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., Ending Event: 11:00 - 2:00 p.m.