The American River Current

Sports Briefs

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

October 10, 2012

Men’s Sports Cross Country – The team is ranked No. 1 in the state for the third week in a row. The team has finished in first place in three of the first four races. Sophomore Matt Airola’s 20.75 4-mile time leads the team followed by freshman Luis Luna’s time of 20.81. The team’s next ...

How girly is too girly?

How girly is too girly?

Mayra Sanchez and Jessica Maynard

October 10, 2012

Hello, my name is Mayra, and I am not a “girl’s girl.” It’s a decision I made long ago when I was repeatedly denied access to any of my brother’s hangouts. I spent most of my formative years trying to compete with the boys. From playing soccer to selling candy, I was constantly trying to...

Cal Baptist University beats Beavers in men’s water polo 16-13

Freshman goalie Conner Jensen blocks a goal against Cal Baptist University Sept. 21.

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 27, 2012

Offensive presence key in back-and-forth match hosted by ARC The American River College men’s water polo team hosted California Baptist University on Sept. 21 for a match that the Beavers lost 16-13. The offensive presence was consistent for both teams most of the game, trading goals at each ...

Sports Briefs – Sept. 19, 2012

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 19, 2012

Men’s Sports Cross Country – The team took first place at the OCC/SoCal Preview on Sept. 15. They claimed four of the top five spots in the race. The next meet is the Lou Vasquez Invitational on Sept. 20 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco at 4:30 p.m. Football – Tailback Jakori Ford...

ARC hires new head of sports

ARC hires new head of sports

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 19, 2012

Greg Warzecka's 16 years as director of athletics at UC Davis highlights stellar career. The 2011-12 athletic seasons were eventful for American River College. The Beavers had 13 teams make the playoffs, with four of those teams claiming championships. The program also saw athletic director Jean Snu...

Beavers capture 21st consecutive win

Beavers capture 21st consecutive win

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 16, 2012

American River College football's past 20 games have been filled with intense moments, dominance on both sides of the ball, and mind-blowing plays. There was plenty of action to be seen Sept.15 as ARC captured its 21st consecutive victory on the road by beating Chabot Community College 45-24, despite...

ARC dominates women’s volleyball double header on Sept. 12

ARC dominates women's volleyball double header on Sept. 12

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 12, 2012

It was a good night for the blue, red and white as the American River volleyball team beat Taft and Shasta Community Colleges on Sept. 12 in the Beaver Classic. In the first match of the double header the team played Taft College. Lead by freshmen Katie Christener and Nicole Hareland, the volleyb...

Building bonds key for internships

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

May 3, 2012

An unpaid internship with the Sacramento Monarchs provided Scott Freshour with the skills he needed to become a full-time employee as the Sacramento Kings’ emcee. Companies employ college interns to provide students with on-the-job training that pertains to his or her major. Individuals are provided...

Sports writer Jessica Maynard tackles the best and worst moves of the NFL offseason

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

May 2, 2012

In an offseason when Peyton Manning left the Colts after 13 seasons, a top 10 Wide Receiver was traded for two third round picks, and a 100 million dollar defensive presence was added in Buffalo, these are the teams that capitalized during the offseason and the teams that were left scratching their heads? Winners 1. Denver Broncos: The sign...

Beavers Baseball takes on Division rival Wolverines

Beavers Baseball takes on Division rival Wolverines

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

May 2, 2012

The American River College baseball team concluded a three game series against divisional rival Sierra College after falling 9-1 on April 21. Saturday’s game at Beaver Field brought out 85 spectators, most of whom were family and friends of the visiting Wolverines. The crowd’s cheering provided...

ARC swimming teams full of standouts

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

April 18, 2012

Swimming may be seen to some as an activity and not a sport, but for American River College men’s and women’s swim teams you get a much difference response.  So far this season, both have managed to find success with such a small number of athletes on each. “One of the things about having a...

Catching up with ARC’s man behind the plate

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

April 18, 2012

Sophomore catcher Tyler Eppler has not only brought a defensive presence to the American River College baseball team, he has also been a focal point of leadership on a team consisting of mainly freshman. Eppler’s versatile catching style has brought confidence to a young bullpen. When asked how Eppler...

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