Undefeated ARC climbs to No. 1 in state


Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture editor
October 21, 2014

American River College’s football team is undefeated and ranked first in the state after beating College of the Siskiyous over the weekend, 33-31, with starting quarterback Tanner Trosin throwing five touchdowns. The top ranking came two weeks ago, after a home victory against then No. 1 ranked and... Read more »

ARC employs two quarterback system

Backup quarterback Peyton Wilfley runs the ball through the College of San Mateo’s defensive line during the game against San Mateo Saturday Oct. 4.

Kevin Sheridan, Scene Editor
October 20, 2014

Typically, playing two quarterbacks in the same game is unusual. Despite this, the American River College football team plays two of their five quarterbacks every game. Sophomore Tanner Trosin and freshman Peyton Wilfley split playing time during games, with both seeing the field at different points... Read more »

ARC football rumbles and fumbles its’ way to victory over #1 ranked San Mateo

American River College football team is now ranked first in the state, according to the California Community College Athletics Association, after beating San Mateo, who was previously in first.

Kameron Schmid, Arts & Culture Editor
October 7, 2014

American River College’s football team beat College of San Mateo 24-14 over the weekend to improve to 5-0 on the season, largely behind quarterback Tanner Trosin’s strong early play and a defense that forced four timely turnovers. ARC made it’s own share of mistakes though, committing five turnovers... Read more »

Football player has the NFL in his blood

Lindsey Martin, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014

Growing up with a dad that played in the NFL is something any serious football player would be in awe of, but to American River College defensive end Ewing Simmons, it’s normal. Ewing, who comes from a long lineage of football, has been guided into the hardworking dedicated player he is today by father... Read more »

Football shuts out City College of San Francisco

American River College wide receiver Namani Parker goes up against City College of San Francisco defensive back Shalom Luani. CCSF was ranked third in the state prior to its Sept. 27 loss to ARC.

John Ferrannini, News editor
October 3, 2014

Running back Deon Ransom ran 71 yards for a touchdown Saturday, helping to lead the American River College football team to a 13-0 shutout over City College of San Francisco. “I feel good,” Ransom said. “Being a running back, it’s all instinct. Anything that helps the team.” Defensive back... Read more »

A Football Lifer: in Commitment and Mindset

Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Doug Grush was once a football player at American River College in 1988 and 1989. Grush was one of the coaches involved with recruiting now head coach Jon Osterhout.

Matthew Peirson, Opinion Editor
September 12, 2014

For 30 years, Doug Grush has been involved with football, as both a player and a coach. Grush played at American River College for two years as an offensive lineman, and has had two separate coaching stints at ARC, where he currently serves as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Grush started... Read more »

New head coach has his team on the right path

Tanner Trosin, Quarterback for American River College’s football team, looks for an open receiver during ARC’s first home game.

Ed Gebing, Managing Editior
September 9, 2014

Tanner Trosin and his five touchdowns helped lead the American River College football team to their first win of the season against Modesto Junior College, 37-27. Trosin had two rushing and three passing touchdowns started the season the same way his brother, former ARC slot receiver Tyler, did last... Read more »

Chris Marshall: From player to coach

American River College football defensive back coach Chris Marshall used to play as a wide receiver and defensive back for ARC in 2001 and 2002.

Ashlynn Johnson, Sports Editor
September 6, 2014

The roar of a crowd, pumping adrenaline, and victorious feeling that goes with playing football is nothing new for American River College’s defensive back coach, and previous player, Chris Marshall. Marshall played wide receiver and defensive back for ARC in 2001 and 2002 before going to Sac State,... Read more »

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 »

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