The American River Current

Former professor Bob Bates returns to ARC to talk about America’s national pastime

Former professor Bob Bates returns to ARC to talk about America's national pastime

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

April 8, 2012

Jackie Robinson, April 15, 1947; Satchel Paige October 9, 1948; Sandy Koufax, September 9, 1965 -- arguably some of the most memorable dates in Major League Baseball history. On March 22, in American River College’s Raef Hall former English professor and baseball coach Bob Bates, who taught at ARC...

Softball pitching coming to form

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

March 7, 2012

“You throw like a girl!” This used to be one of the worst insults a player could hear, but not anymore. American River College softball pitchers Jessica Heaney, Karolanne Tipton, and Tanya Holguin are proving that guys aren’t the only ones who can bring the heat. “(Having three great pitchers...

Five top sports bars in Sacramento

Bisla's sports bar in East Sacramento is a sure bet for sports fans.

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

February 22, 2012

Regardless of the numerous advancements in home entertainment over the years, there’s something sacred about going to a sports bar to watch the biggest events with fellow sports fanatics. These five places are sure stops when it comes to watching your favorite teams play. 1. Bislas  stands above...

Softball team looks for hot start

Softball pitcher Jessica Henney is on the mound for the Beavers on Feb. 3. (Photo by Stephanie Lee)

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

February 9, 2012

With spring around the corner, the American River College softball team prepares for a season of redemption. The team looks to build upon their strong finish from last season, and improve in all aspects of the game. The Beavers’ softball team ended with a subpar record last season, finishing 10-25....

Pitching woes early concerns

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

February 8, 2012

As the American River College baseball season begins, the team looks to build upon last season’s power-hitting performance and solve their pitching troubles. For the Beavers it signifies the thirteenth season coach Doug Jumelet has been in charge of the team. Despite finishing with a less-than-ideal...

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