ARC’s men’s basketball team eliminated from playoffs

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Matthew Peirson and Nicholas Corey, Co-Sports Editor and Staff Writer
February 27, 2015

Despite Keishaun Sinclair, Marcelas Perry, and Jericho Avery scoring in double figures, American River College’s men’s basketball team lost 78-67 against Foothill College Wednesday night, falling short after holding a 10 point lead in the first half as Foothill cashed in on ARC’s turnover-filled... Read more »

Women’s basketball flops in final game of the season

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Kevin Sheridan/Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editors
February 27, 2015

American River College women’s basketball team lost its last game of the season at San Joaquin Delta College 91-55, coming out so flat that head coach J.R. Matsunami pulled four of her five starters after less than two minutes of play. ARC trailed big early, playing against a 17-point deficit with... Read more »

ARC falls to San Joaquin Delta College

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Matthew Peirson and Kevin Sheridan, Co-Sports Editor
February 25, 2015

American River College’s men’s basketball team lost Friday night at San Joaquin Delta College 65-58, keeping the game close from start to finish but never recovering from an early game scoring drought as the team attempted to fight back in a defensive-dominated game. Before the game, the team was... Read more »

As season winds down, so does time between player and coach

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Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 25, 2015

The season could end tonight for American River College’s men’s basketball team as it heads for the playoffs, but whether it ends tonight or in the state championship in three weeks at Cerritos College, the special bond between sophomore player Eugene Crockett and ARC head coach Mark Giorgi will... Read more »

Men’s basketball will play Foothill College in the playoffs

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Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 24, 2015

American River College’s men’s basketball team has reached the playoffs, seeded 16 in the brackets released on Tuesday that denoted the seeding of every qualifying team and the playoff schedule. ARC will host Foothill College, the 17 seed, in a play-in playoff game tonight at 7 p.m. at ARC, with... Read more »

Men’s basketball reaches playoffs, will host play-in game against Foothill College Wednesday

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Matthew Peirson, Co-Sports Editor
February 23, 2015

American River College’s men’s basketball team has made the playoffs, seeded 16 in the NorCal Regional Playoffs. They will host 17 seeded Foothill College on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ARC finished the regular season with an overall record of 15-10, and 7-7 in the Big Eight Conference. Foothill finished... Read more »

Women’s basketball team finishes 10-16 overall

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Kevin Sheridan, Co-Sports-Editor
February 23, 2015

When American River College’s women’s basketball team started the season with a record of 0-5, many players doubted the team could win a single game. “I asked the kids, after the first five games ‘Do you think we’re gonna win a game?’” said ARC head coach J.R. Matsunami. “We hadn’t... Read more »

ARC blown out in final home game of the season

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Nicholas Corey, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015

American River College women’s basketball team lost Tuesday against Sierra College by a score of 85-44, with Sierra taking advantage of ARC’s poor ball handling and lack of rebounding. “The main factor was offensive rebounding, that’s the game in a nutshell,” said Matsunami on the team’s... Read more »

ARC men’s basketball prevails over Sierra 78-59

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Nicholas Corey, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015

American River College men’s basketball team prevailed over Sierra College Tuesday night by a score of 78-59, thanks in part to a 20 point lead taken by ARC in the second half. The victory left ARC one win away from a potential playoff berth, as it travels to Stockton on Friday to play at San Joaquin... Read more »

Forward Cassandra Jaimes’ 16 points leads ARC over Modesto

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Nicholas Corey, Staff Writer
February 13, 2015

American River College Women’s basketball team prevailed 51-48 over visiting Modesto, with ARC forward Cassandra Jaimes leading the way with 16 points and 14 rebounds. ARC’s late game free throw shooting and Modesto missing a desperate 3-point attempt in the final seconds allowed ARC to hold on to... Read more »

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