ARC unable to score late, falls to Diablo Valley College 6-4


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
March 3, 2015

Though it loaded the bases in the sixth and ninth innings, American River College’s baseball team was unable to bring in more than one run in each frame en route to a 6-4 home loss to Diablo Valley College despite starting pitcher Kirby Broadbent’s 7 ⅔ innings pitched. Trailing 4-2 in the sixth,... Read more »

ARC takes big lead early, holds on to defeat Solano


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 26, 2015

American River College’s baseball team defeated Solano Community College Tuesday 9-7, battering Solano’s pitching staff with seven runs in the first third of the game before holding off a late rally that saw the tying runs come to the plate in the eighth and ninth innings for Solano. The game wrapped... Read more »

Notebook: Team at .500 mark through 10 games


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 24, 2015

American River College’s baseball team stands with a record of 5-5 through 10 games, righting the ship after three bad losses in its first four games. Following a 7-4 home win against Solano Community College on Feb. 10, ARC’s team is now in the midst of playing six straight games on the road, the... Read more »

Four-run rally in eighth propels ARC to second victory


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 13, 2015

American River College’s baseball team defeated Solano Community College 7-4 Tuesday, taking the lead in the bottom of the eighth on a Colton Freeman single before adding some insurance later in the inning when Steven Mercado cleared the bases despite getting caught in a run down to end the frame. For... Read more »

Notebook: Lopsided scores denote baseball team’s slow start


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 10, 2015

Slow start due in large part to early inning pitching woes American River College’s baseball team has started the season with a record of 1-3. It was dominant in its 9-1 victory over Shasta College on Feb. 4 but has fallen behind early, losing by a big margin in its three losses. A five-run second... Read more »

Baseball falls to 1-3 after loss to Feather River


Kameron Schmid, Editor-In-Chief
February 9, 2015

American River College’s baseball team fell to 1-3 for the season after a 9-3 loss against Feather River College on Thursday, a game in which ARC’s starting pitcher Andrew Fuentes lasted only ⅓ of an inning, giving up five earned runs before being pulled by head coach Doug Jumelet. Fuentes gave... Read more »

ARC cashes in on Shasta College errors, winning 9-1 for its first victory


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 5, 2015

American River College’s baseball team defeated Shasta College at home Wednesday 9-1, achieving its first win of the season as the team scored five of its nine runs unearned and paced by six scoreless innings and two hits allowed from starting pitcher Matt Gunter. Gunter set the tone early for ARC... Read more »

ARC succumbs to West Valley after giving up five runs in second inning


Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 3, 2015

Despite American River College’s baseball team’s five runs, it was not enough to come back from a five run second inning in their season opener against West Valley College, as three separate West Valley players had two RBIs each in the game en route to a 9-5 win. After finishing last season with... Read more »

Spring sports programs close out seasons


Ed Gebing, Co-Editor-In-Chief
May 9, 2014

Many of the American River College spring sports teams are wrapping up their seasons with some making their way to the playoffs. Others are sadly packing it in until next season. The men’s baseball team lost its final home game of the season with a disappointing 11-0 loss to Diablo Valley College.... Read more »

ARC baseball’s germy culture

After the game, the ARC baseball head coach Doug Jumelet lectures the team on its lack of intensity and selfish attitude, which he believes led the team to lose. After every away loss, Jumelet requires all players to be silent on the bus ride home to create an environment where the team can reflect on its game.

Emily K. Rabasto, Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 25, 2014

“How much would you pay me to drink this?” freshman infielder Colton Freeman asked. He displayed to his teammates the water bottle which he had been using to accumulate the excess spit from the wad of chewing tobacco tucked in his lip. Not even halfway through the bus trip to a game in Stockton,... Read more »

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