Men’s basketball snaps two-game losing streak

ARC guard Marcelas Perry scores a layup during Tuesday night's victory over Santa Rose Junior College.

Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
January 23, 2015

American River College’s men’s basketball team pulled away late against Santa Rosa Junior College Tuesday, aided by guard Tyrone Pott’s 15 points in a 64-51 home win. The team improved to 11-5 overall on the season and 3-2 in the Big Eight Conference. ARC led for most of the game, using its’... Read more »

Trio of turnovers dooms ARC in 52-48 loss

Forward Erica Bossett drives the ball down court during the Jan. 20 game against the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs.

Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports editor
January 22, 2015

American River College’s women’s basketball team fell to visiting Santa Rosa Junior College on Tuesday, losing the game 52-48 after faltering on offense in the final minutes. The loss dropped ARC to 7-10 overall on the season and below the .500 mark in conference play at 2-3. SRJC improved to 9-10... Read more »

Women’s basketball: Shasta rolls down the stretch, keeps ARC winless


Matthew Peirson, Opinion editor
November 26, 2014

In its first home game of the season, American River College’s women’s basketball team fell to Shasta College 79-58, being held to only 23 second half points as Shasta pulled away late in a foul-plagued game. ARC dropped its fourth straight game to start the season, while Shasta got over the .500... Read more »

Sports Spirit Day put together by ARC club draws a crowd (Photo gallery)

The currently undefeated Volleyball team of ARC: From left to right: Erika Jones, Monia Udahl, Alexis Johnson, Kylie Christensen, Taylor Ladines, Kirsten Merlino, Leila Whaley, Erianna Williams, Taylor Bunger.

Lindsey Martin, Staff
November 14, 2014

A large group of American River College student-athletes attempted to inspire school spirit and garner further support for the teams by hosting Sports Spirit Day, an event featuring music, games, merchandise and activities, on Oct. 29 outside the Student Center. Sports Spirit Day was thrown by ARC’s... Read more »

From Div. II redshirt to ARC’s best player


Kameron Schmid and Barbara Harvey, Sports Editor and Scene Editor, respectively
March 26, 2014

Before the last home game of the season for the women’s basketball team, sophomores Caresse Williams and Mackenzie Theiler were honored. Each was called to the center of the court, where they received flowers from their families and a round of applause from the crowd. For Williams, the ceremony was... Read more »

Women make playoffs, season ends for men, and past athlete honored

Kameron Schmid, Sports Editor
February 27, 2014

On a night where a former men’s basketball player and student was remembered, both the men’s and women’s teams lost their last regular season games of the season. The women also made the playoffs. Alex Mirkovic was just finishing his first season as an American River College athlete four and a... Read more »

Sierra rolls through ARC in basketball doubleheader

ARC guard Damion Trujillo shoots with two Sierra players defending

Kameron Schmid and Kevin Sheridan, Sports Editor and Staff Writer
January 28, 2014

Photo credit: Phillip Kingsley            Freshman forward Nazarly Yakimchuk takes it to the hoop in Friday’s game against the Sierra College Wolverines.         On a night where recently slain ARC student Marc Zhuchenko was honored, the visiting Sierra College Wolverines... Read more »

ARC basketball programs donate Friday’s game proceeds to Zhuchenko family

Sophomore guard Gloria Garcia goes for a layup in Friday nights game against the Sierra College Wolverines, the proceeds of which went to the Marc Zhuchenko memorial fund.

Melissa Hurtado, John Ferrannini, News Editor, Staff Writer
January 27, 2014

The proceeds from ticket sales and the concession stand during Friday’s men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader against Sierra College were donated to the family of recently killed American River College student and employee, Marc Zhuchenko. Friends and family mourned the loss of 22-year-old... Read more »

Women have their eyes on playoff opportunity


Ed Gebing and Kyle Moore, Co-Editor In Chief, Staff Writer
January 24, 2014

While many students enjoyed their downtime during the winter break, the American River College women’s basketball team was in the midst of their 2014 season. The women have a record of 9-8 and are 4-2 since December 27. They are 3-2 in the Big 8 with 9 conference games remaining on the season. “I... Read more »

Proceeds from Friday’s basketball games going to Marc Zhuchenko’s family


John Ferrannini, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014

The American River College women’s and men’s basketball teams will be donating the proceeds from Friday’s doubleheader against Sierra College to Marc Zhuchenko’s memorial fund. Marc Zhuchenko was the 22-year-old former ARC student and employee killed during an attempted robbery on January 9... Read more »

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