The American River Current

New athletic complex scheduled to break ground this summer

The contract to build the proposed athletic facilities shown in this rendering is currently being bid on by general contractors. Dean of Athletics Greg Warzecka hopes that construction will start in

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

June 22, 2015

Update Aug. 24, 2015, 4:23 p.m.: The athletics department has since stated that construction of the new complex will begin during the fall 2015 semester. The American River College athletics department will begin construction on a new complex in the “early summer,” according to Dean of Athletic...

Athletic director recalls championship Berkeley team 35 years later

Athletic director recalls championship Berkeley team 35 years later

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

May 18, 2015

Greg Warzecka recalls the 1980 UC Berkeley baseball team that finished as co-champions of the PAC-10 as “goofy.” “They were a throwback to the old team concept, they got along very well, they had great sense of humors, they were very charismatic, and anyone could give a speech on any given day...

Softball’s season ends in playoff loss at San Mateo

Softball’s season ends in playoff loss at San Mateo

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

May 6, 2015

For American River College’s softball team, it was a season that began and ended with new faces in the starting rotation. In its season finale, a 13-5 home win over Modesto Junior College, seven of its nine freshmen on the roster started the game. For its season opener, a 10-6 loss at Solano,...

Men’s Tennis finishes its season 15-2

Men’s Tennis finishes its season 15-2

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

May 1, 2015

American River College men’s tennis head coach Bo Jabery-Madison believes the best thing that came from the 2014 season was what the team took away from it. “We had a great group of guys who I think worked as hard as they possibly could, pushed themselves to the physical limits (and) mental limits...

Softball confident heading into playoff series against undefeated San Mateo

Softball confident heading into playoff series against undefeated San Mateo

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

May 1, 2015

American River College’s softball team will open the first round of the playoffs this Saturday with a best of three series at undefeated College of San Mateo (35-0 overall, 16-0 conference). The first game of the series will be Saturday at 2 p.m., with game two Sunday at noon and a third game if...

Men’s cross-country named Scholar Team recipients

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

Kevin Sheridan and Nicholas Corey

April 23, 2015

The previous photo used was changed because the team pictured was the 2012 team, not the 2013 team. The men’s cross-country team at American River College has been selected as the Scholar Team’s recipients for Northern California for the 2013 season. The award is handed out every year by th...

ARC golfer hits hole-in-one despite illness

ARC golfer hits hole-in-one despite illness

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 17, 2015

It’s not often a golfer scores a hole-in-one during competition. It even more rare when they do so after having been sick for weeks. This was the experience of Tanner Lichty of the American River College golf team. Lichty, who is ranked twenty-first in the state, said he had been battling the...

ARC’s mens tennis moves on to regional State Championship

ARC’s mens tennis moves on to regional State Championship

Kevin Sheridan and Nicholas Corey

April 15, 2015

The American River College men’s tennis team earned its sixth victory in a row after Tuesday’s 9-0 win over Chabot Community College, which will advance them to the regional Northern California State Championship to play Foothill Community College on April 18. ARC will play to try to win its fourth...

For ARC’s Albert, road from ACL tear recovery was more than just rehab

For ARC’s Albert, road from ACL tear recovery was more than just rehab

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 15, 2015

When softball pitcher Sharie Albert injured her knee three years ago during practice, she immediately knew something was wrong. Albert, who now pitches for American River College, was preparing for the season opener as a member of the Sierra College team when she turned her knee while practicing sliding...

Osterhout recalls his time with Suh

Osterhout recalls his time with Suh

Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson

March 20, 2015

Story by Matthew Peirson and Kevin Sheridan   Most people that watch the NFL extensively know Ndamukong Suh as being a dominant, albeit controversial player who has routinely been fined by the league. American River College football head coach Jon Osterhout, who coached Suh at his alma...

Opinion: Clean up the grime

As graffiti continues to make its presence known on campus, even on commemorative plaques, it’s time for students to rally together to nix the problem once and for all.

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

March 19, 2015

Students who use the parking garage here at American River College are likely to run across several instances of graffiti, including one touching piece that features the word “haze” sprawled out over a plaque that commemorates the participation of taxpayers in funding the structure’s creation. The...

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