WWE stars stop by ARC, share thoughts on industry of wrestling


Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture editor
November 13, 2014

American wrestling icon Jimmy “Mouth of the South” Hart and English bare-knuckle boxer turned WWE nemesis Wade “Bad News” Barrett visited the Current’s newsroom at American River College during a media circuit Wednesday for the upcoming “WrestleMania 31.” Speaking with the 70-year-old Hart... Read more »

Freshman cross country runner fastest on her team


Jessica Vang, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014

American River College cross country runner Jenica Dodge may only be a freshman, but is already the fastest on her team. She ranked second at the Crystal Springs Invitational and Lou Vasquez Invitational, and she finished at a time of 18:43 at the Fresno Invitational. As for her all time best, she says... Read more »

Men’s Cross Country aiming for another win

The men’s cross country team’s first place state championship awards from 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2005.

Thomas Santos, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014

American River College’s Men’s Cross Country team is gearing up for their fourth straight championship at the Big 8 Conference and they are confident about this year’s meet. With the Big 8 Conference championships coming up at the end of the month, the men’s team is staying focused and determined... Read more »

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 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 »

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 »

ARC opinions on tense Winter Olympics in Sochi


Kameron Schmid and John Ferrannini, Sports Editor and Staff Writer
February 6, 2014

When Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a law toward the end of June prohibiting nontraditional sexual relationships, the first question for many non-Russians was how it would affect the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. It’s been seven months since enacting the law and Russian leaders have held... 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 »

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