Category Archives: Panther Athletics News

Panther Softball player mid throw

Panther Baseball advances to the Final Four with a third-game win over Ohlone.



Panther Softball falls to San Joaquin and places 5th in the state overall.

Panther Baseball continues to battle for a trip to the Championship with their third game against Ohlone 11:30 AM on Monday, May 20 at Sac City.


Sac City Softball took a win over Sierra last weekend to advance and will open up against the top team in the South (Mt. San Antonio) when the State Championships begin on Thursday in Bakersfield!

Panther Baseball will also advance after winning against San Mateo 8-6. We will host Ohlone next weekend in the NorCal Finals at the U! Come out and cheer on your team for their home game!!



Last weekend, in the first round of the CCCAA playoffs Panther Softball swept Shasta 2-0 to advance and Panther Baseball swept Taft 2-0 to advance. GO PANTHERS!

SCC will once again be hosting playoff series so don’t miss the chance to cheer on your Panthers this week:

Softball: SCC (#4 seed) vs Sierra (#5 seed)

  • Fri, 5/10, at SCC: 2 pm start
  • Sat, 5/11, at SCC: 12 Noon start; Game 3 (if needed) to follow 30 minutes after completion of prior game

Winner advances to CCCAA State Championship the following weekend

Baseball: SCC (#4 seed) vs College of San Mateo (#7 seed)

  • Thur, 5/9, at SCC: 3 pm start
  • Fri, 5/10, at SCC: 3 pm start
  • Sat, 5/11 (if needed), at SCC: 1 pm start

Winner advances to CCCAA Nor Cal finals the following weekend


Both our Baseball and Softball teams have qualified for CCCAA postseason and have been ranked high enough in Northern California to host the first round of playoffs, as follows:

Softball (finished as co-champion of the Big 8 and seeded #4 in Northern California):

  • Shasta at SCC (SCC Softball Stadium)
  • Game 1: Fri, 5/3/19, 2 pm
  • Game 2: Sat, 5/4/19, 12 pm
  • Game 3 (if needed): Sat, 5/4/19, 30 minutes after completion of Game 2
  • We will need to win two rounds of playoffs in order to advance to the Softball State Championship 5/16-5/19/19. If SCC wins the series vs Shasta, we would host another series the following weekend.

Baseball (#4 seed in Northern California):

  • Taft at SCC (Union Stadium)
  • Game 1: Fri, 5/3/19, 4 pm
  • Game 2: Sat, 5/4/19, 1 pm
  • Game 3 (if needed): Sat, 5/4/19, 45 minutes after completion of Game 2
  • We will need to win three rounds of playoffs in order to advance to the Baseball State Championship 5/25-5/27/19. If SCC wins the series vs Taft, we would host another series the following weekend.

Congratulations to coach Sullivan and the baseball student-athletes, along with coach Kiernan and the Softball student-athletes for making the playoffs and for their high seeds (18 teams from the North make the Baseball and SB playoffs)!

Additional information and results will be available on the Athletics website.

Adam Erickson prepares to throw a ball during a Panthers Baseball game

Adam Erickson, a baseball player last year, and our 2017-2018 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, was named to the CCCAA Scholar-Athlete Honor roll. He is one of only 40 male and female student-athletes (approximately) throughout the state to receive this honor.

There are over 25,000 student-athletes participating in athletics in the state and this is the 9th time in the past 11 years that an SCC student-athlete has been named to the CCCAA scholar-athlete honor roll.

More information about the Erickson and the athletics department

Women's basketball team, Panther #11 is dribbling a ball around #24 on the opposing team

Congratulations to the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams for qualifying for the CCCAA playoffs/postseason!

SCC will be hosting the following games in the North Gym:

  • Wednesday, 2/27 at 7 p.m., Men’s Game, West Valley (#18 seed) at SCC (#15 seed)
  • Friday, 3/1 at 7 p.m., Women’s Game, Chabot (#9 seed) at SCC (#8 seed)
Former Franklin Wildcat Robby Nickerson celebrates a win in the semi-finals of the CCCAA State Wrestling Championships last weekend. Nickerson finished second at 197 pounds.

Sacramento City College wrestling made a move at the CCCAA State Wrestling Championships to finish in third place for the second year in a row. SCC, winners of 7 straight BIG 8 Conference titles has won two  State Championships (2013 and 2015) and finished third twice in the past five years. They finished sixth in 2014.

SCC qualified 10 of 12 wrestlers to the championships with two others going as alternates. In all, the Panthers had three All Americans and seven medalists.

Three Panthers advanced to the finals in their weights.

SCC football player is trying to tackle a player from College of the Sequoias mid-game

Root for your team at the SCC vs. ARC football game Saturday, Oct. 21!

The game starts at 4 p.m. at Hughes Stadium at the SCC campus. ). The Panthers are undefeated, 6 – 0 (1 – 0 in Conference), and the Beavers are 5 – 1 (1 – 0 in Conference).

Go, Panthers!

Visit the SCC Athletics website for more information about past and upcoming games.

Abel Garcia, City College freshman competes in the final against A J Cross of Chabot College and takes second place in the KLS Air Express Invitational Tournament at the North Gym on Sept. 16th. ©2017 Dianne Rose

SCC Entered their 2nd tournament of the year, the always tough West Hills Tournament in Lemoore.

This young group of Panthers is trying to claw their way up, as teams with more experience are getting many points.  SCC had 5 wrestlers garner top 5 medals on their way to a 4th place team finish.  Fresno City won the tournament, with Cerritos finishing a very close 2nd, Mt. San Antonio 3rd and Sacramento City in 4th.

SCC had two wrestlers get to the finals.  They were Abel Garcia (FR – 174 / Oakdale HS) and Morgan Sauseda (SOPH-125 / Chico HS).  Both took 2ndlast week, but Garcia was able to turn the tables and get the Championship while Sauseda once again settled for 2nd place.

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