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 »

ARC baseball team defeated 1-0 by Los Rios rivals


Barbara Harvey and Thalia Avila, Scene Editor and Designer, respectively
March 17, 2014

An RBI double in the top of the sixth inning by Sacramento City College’s designated hitter Alex Muzzi was the lone run in American River College’s 1-0 loss to Sac City at Friday’s baseball game. ARC head coach Doug Jumelet felt that good pitching prevented ARC from getting hits. “Neither... Read more »

ARC sports coaches have athletic pasts of their own

Jorden Hales, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014

The term “glory days” is often thrown around lightly by anyone with even the most humble athletic background. The fact of the matter is, most peak at the intramural level, if they’re lucky. Amongst Beaver coaches, however, “glory,” seems all too appropriate in describing their playing careers.... Read more »

ARC baseball loses to West Valley 8-0 in season opener

The American River College baseball team lost 8-0 in their home opener against West Valley College

Kameron Schmid, Sports Editor
January 31, 2014

In the first game of its new season, the American River College baseball team lost 8-0 at home Thursday afternoon to the West Valley College Vikings . The team was hoping for a better start to its season than a shutout after finishing last season with an 11-25 record. Vikings starting pitcher Tim Emory... Read more »

Ballers, Britches, and Buttondowns: From Cotton to Cool

Brooke Purves and Ed Gebing, Copy Chief and Sports Editor
December 17, 2013

“I used to wear a uniform just like that,” said American River College basketball coach Mark Giorgi when showed a 1980 picture of former ARC basketball players wearing close-fitting short shorts. Uniforms for nearly every sport played at ARC have undergone some change in the last 30 or 40 years,... Read more »

Local legend relieved of coaching duties by The Reds


Ed Gebing, Sports Editor
October 4, 2013

Former American River College baseball player, Major League Baseball coach Dusty Baker was released from his managerial duties by the Cincinnati Reds after losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card game. Baker had coached the Reds since the 2008 season. During his time with the... Read more »

Jason Fletcher


Jessica Maynard, Sports Editor
April 24, 2013

With bases loaded and two outs, the opposing team’s cleanup hitter steps up to the plate. He stands on the mound with a distinct tattoo, peeking out from under the left sleeve of his jersey, lips pursed as he shakes off a signal from his catcher; he negates a few more before he and the catcher finally... Read more »

Beavers Baseball takes on Division rival Wolverines


Jessica Maynard, Staff Writer
May 2, 2012

The American River College baseball team concluded a three game series against divisional rival Sierra College after falling 9-1 on April 21. Saturday’s game at Beaver Field brought out 85 spectators, most of whom were family and friends of the visiting Wolverines. The crowd’s cheering provided a... Read more »

Catching up with ARC’s man behind the plate

Jessica Maynard, Staff Writer
April 18, 2012

Sophomore catcher Tyler Eppler has not only brought a defensive presence to the American River College baseball team, he has also been a focal point of leadership on a team consisting of mainly freshman. Eppler’s versatile catching style has brought confidence to a young bullpen. When asked how Eppler... Read more »

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