Football season kicks off with new head coach

New Head coach Jon Osterhout explains the details of a play to the football team during the first practice of the season.

Kameron Schmid, A&C Editor
August 25, 2014

Jon Osterhout is a big man with big ideas for his football team. A former All-American offensive lineman at Sacramento State, football has been Osterhout’s way of life since his freshman season in 1995. American River College football, however, has been his job since he joined the staff as offensive... Read more »

Coaching vacancies are filled for ARC football


Ed Gebing, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 26, 2014

The American River College football team recently hired two new coaches and promoted another to take over the various vacancies that were left open by the promotion of offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Jon Osterhout to interim head coach. Osterhout was named interim head coach after it was... Read more »

College football finally adapts playoff system


Shedric Allen, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014

College football has been a growing Industry since back in the 19th century and since 1998 the bowl system became the main focal point in college football. For many years the bowl system has taken plenty of shots from the fans who state that the computers can’t decide or see who are the top teams. Especially... Read more »

Battle of the Bowls: Puppies and Kittens face off on Super Bowl Sunday

puppy bowl

Barbara Harvey, Scene Editor
February 6, 2014

Every year for the past decade, millions of viewers have forgone the annual festivities of Super Bowl Sunday in favor of the only thing that could distract Americans from good old fashioned competition – puppies. In its tenth year, Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl” continued to serve as a ratings... Read more »

Dean of athletics Greg Warzecka clarifies on ARC football head coaching situation

American River College football head coach Jerry Haflich is taking a break from his position due to injuries sustained by a concussion. Offensive coordinator Jon Ousterhaut was named interim head coach this week.

Kameron Schmid, Sports Editor
January 29, 2014

The Current learned Tuesday that Jerry Haflich is temporarily stepping down from his head coaching duties of the American River College football team. Jon Osterhout, offensive coordinator for the last two seasons, will be taking over as interim head coach. On Monday night The Sacramento Bee’s Joe Davidson... Read more »

ARC football OC Osterhout named interim head coach


Kameron Schmid, Sports Editor
January 28, 2014

Jon Osterhout has been named interim head coach of the ARC football team, according to the Sacramento Bee’s Joe Davidson. Jon Osterhout was previously the offensive coordinator of the Beavers, who went 8-3 with a 3-2 conference record last year. It is unknown why former head coach Jerry Haflich is... Read more »

Campus reacts to 49ers loss

A children’s 49ers football autographed by Steve Young, the last Quarterback to win a Super Bowl as a 49er.

Brandon Nelson and Zach Tierney, Web Editor and Photo Editor
January 28, 2014

After last Sunday’s 23-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC championship game, the San Francisco 49ers’ season has come close to a Super Bowl victory but fallen short three years in a row. In 2013 the 49ers lost the Super Bowl to the Baltimore Ravens 34-31. The previous year, San Francisco... Read more »

A very loud pat on the back

Brooke Purves and Shedric Allen, Opinion Editor and Staff Writer
January 24, 2014

After Richard Sherman made a fantastic game-saving pass deflection that turned into an interception to seal the NFC Championship for the Seattle Seahawks, America was intrigued when the Seahawks cornerback blasted his opponent, San Francisco 49ers’ wide receiver Michael Crabtree, during his postgame... Read more »

Forged transcript costs running back Devontae Booker Division I scholarship


Ed Gebing and Jessica Maynard, Sports Editor and Public Relations Editor
November 22, 2013

Updated on Dec. 10, 2013 at 10:43 am A forged transcript cost former American River College and All-Valley Conference running back Devontae Booker a Division I scholarship, The Current recently learned. Booker was slated to play for the University of Utah this season, but did not meet the academic requirements,... Read more »

Football season ends on sour note


Ed Gebing, Sports Editor
November 19, 2013

The American River College football team played its season finale this past weekend against division rival Sierra College. ARC was coming off a win the previous week against College of the Sequoias and with only one loss this season the team was looking at securing a birth in the Northern California... Read more »

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