Category Archives: Athletics


Sac City’s Volleyball team is the last undefeated team in the state with an impressive 11-0 record, including a 3-0 record in the Big 8 Conference.
The Panthers put their undefeated season on the line when they play host to Cosumnes River on Sept. 28 t 6:30 p.m. in the North Gym.
Come out and support one of the best volleyball teams in the state. Go Panthers!


Seventeen players from last season’s Sac City Baseball team have transferred to play at four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Six have moved to NCAA Division I schools, such as UC Santa Barbara and San Jose State. Six have transferred to NCAA Division II schools, and five more to NAIA colleges.

The list is:

  • Tyler Matheson, Sonoma State
  • Jake Oliver, Chico State
  • Levi Shandrew, Eastern New Mexico
  • Brandon Langan, New Mexico
  • Kyle Blakeman, San Jose State
  • Steve Daini, Stanislaus State
  • Boston Romero, Fullerton State
  • Jorge Perez, Pikeville
  • Robert Ortega, Marymount California
  • Travis Magness, Incarnate Word
  • Klay Wortham, UC Davis
  • Matt Paulin, Utah
  • Austin Schiber, Tennessee Wesleyan
  • Drake Tom, Sonoma State
  • Austin Paisar, Eastern New Mexico
  • Dan Golden, Chico State
  • Grant Hinrichsen, UC Santa Barbara
  • Anthony Fellman, Georgetown College
  • Riley Simmons, Marymount California
Coach Nash 300

Congratulations to Laurie Nash, the longtime SCC Volleyball Coach. She just guided the Panthers to the 300th win in her 17-year tenure as coach.

The Panthers moved to 6-0 with a 3-2 victory over DeAnza (25-21, 17-25, 25-15, 17-25, 21-19) and a 3-0 sweep of Shasta (25-22, 26-24, 25-19) last week.

“I am proud of our program and our accomplishments over the years. The success over the years is due to the hard work of each player who has come through City College, my amazing support staff over the years, and my personal dedication to making our program competitive and unforgettable, ” Nash said.

Congratulations Coach Nash and Panthers!

FB wins 1

The SCC Panthers Football team came from behind to beat San Joaquin Delta College of Stockton 28-25 on Saturday night in the first game of the season at Hughes Stadium.

Sac City scored the game’s last 18 points, including a 19-yard field goal by freshman kicker Elijah Siermering with just 9 second left in the game to seal the win.

Tyree Hanson rushed for 148 yards on 22 carries, and scored two important touchdowns for the Panthers, who will next play Contra Costa College at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 10 in San Pablo.

To learn more about the various Panthers athletic teams, visit

Home FB game 1

The SCC Panthers Football team will play its first game of the season at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Hughes Stadium. The opponent is San Joaquin Delta College of Stockton.

Come on out and support the Panthers!

If you can’t make the game, you can watch it online. Thanks to, all home games will be streamed live with both audio and video.

You can always catch up on the various Panthers athletic teams by going to

Wrestling champs

The Sacramento City Council honored the Sac City Wrestling team on June 16 for winning the state championship.
In this video link, Coach Dave Pacheco thanks the council for the recognition and team members stand for a photo with Mayor Kevin Johnson and other council members.
Afterward, Mayor Johnson jokes that he could “take” one of the wrestlers down, and a mini match takes place.
Congratulations once again to the SCC Wrestling Team on their second state title in three years.

Softball state

Congratulations to the SCC Softball team, which finished its season in second place at the state tournament, losing to Santiago Canyon in the finals.

In addition, pitchers Kali Sargent and Jostyn Bebout, infielder Katie Lopez, catcher Kaitlyn Leffle, and first baseman Gabby Ortiz were named to the California Community College Athletic Association all-tournament team.

SCC finished 36-10-1 on the season. Way to go, Panthers!

Baseball 2

The Sac City Panthers baseball team beat American River 5-0 on Saturday in Big 8 play after a two-out rally in the eighth inning of a scoreless game.
The Panthers (23-8 overall, 11-5 in Big 8 play), scored all five runs on only one hit after two were down in the 8th. The Panthers strung together three walks, two hit batsmen, a passed ball and a single in the rally. It helped them win their second consecutive conference game.
According to the April 6 CCCAA coaches poll, Sac City is ranked No. 2 in Northern California behind Santa Rosa.

Photo: female softball pitcher winding up to throw the ball

The SCC Panthers softball team scored 24 runs – without allowing any – in a doubleheader shutout sweep of Modesto Junior College on Saturday. They won the opener 18-0, including a 12-run outburst in the seventh inning, to top the Pirates. The Panthers followed that with a 6-0 victory in the nightcap.

Pitcher Kali Sargent tossed a one-hitter in the first game, and Jostyn Bebout shut down Modesto on just four hits in the second game. The Panthers are now 17-4-1 overall and a perfect 5-0 in Big 8 Conference play.

For more information on the SCC Sports program, visit the Panthers athletics website.


Pitcher Travis Magness held Sierra College scoreless on just three hits over 8 innings, and the SCC Panthers baseball team made a first-inning run stand up in a thrilling 1-0 victory over Sierra College on March 9 to open Big 8 Conference action. The Panthers are now 14-3 overall with games against Modesto Junior College and San Joaquin Delta between now and the end of March.