The American River Current

College football finally adapts playoff system

College football finally adapts playoff system

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

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....

2014 NBA draft potentials are kings of the court

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

December 18, 2013

Just a month into basketball season, the hype on the 2014 NBA draft class is at its peak. This draft is supposed to be one of the top drafts in NBA history. Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, and Julius Randle are the top prospects this draft, showing plenty of promise over the other college prospects. ...

ARC soccer player kicks it family style

ARC soccer player kicks it family style

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

December 18, 2013

ARC men’s soccer player Jordan Moreno a rising star Player Jordan Moreno comes to the American River College men's soccer team with a superb athletic background. Both of his parents were great athletes in high school and at San Jose State University. His father, Jorge Moreno, was all-Bay Area selection at...

ACL injuries a nightmare for athletes

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

December 13, 2013

Imagine a player with a ton of potential who is having a huge game offensively. Just one play can change the whole player’s perspective on life. Running the ball up the middle, a helmet connects to the side of his knee and as he collapses to the ground the only thing running through his mind is “please...

Evolving gender roles manifest on playing field

Shedric Allen, Natasha Honeywood, Natasha Honeywood, and Shedric Allen

December 4, 2013

By Shedric Allen and Natasha Honeywood Participating in sports is an unrivaled excitement for people, but some sports have been witness to little change concerning females within within their cultures. Many people can’t imagine women competing in male-dominated sports like football, basketball and...

College athletes should get paid to play

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

December 2, 2013

The debate about college athletes getting paid has been going on for a while now, but recently has been heated up, specifically with the Johnny Manziel controversy. He is alleged to have taken money from a broker for signing autographs for people. That same day the NCAA had him doing unpaid autograph...

Women golfers lead team the ‘fair way’

Women golfers lead team the ‘fair way’

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

December 2, 2013

Freshman Gabby Rosales and Sophomore Megan Santo Domingo are the two leaders of the American River College women’s golf team. With the season coming to an end, the women look to lead the Beavers into a Nor Cal Championship berth. Rosales and Santo Domingo have led the team through adversity this...

Men’s soccer kicks off with wins

Men’s soccer kicks off with wins

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

September 17, 2013

As the men's soccer team of American River College prepares for its 2013 season they look to rebuild. The Beavers posted a 8-10-3 overall record in 2012 and finished third in the Big 8 Conference. They hope to turn the tables this year. The Beavers have already played five games this season and are...

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