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American River College's Paul Bhatia returns a ball during a non-conference game against De Anza College on Feb. 24, 2018 at ARC. ARC is looking forward to a full season after going 10-0 in a shortened district only 2021 season . (File Photo)

ARC Men’s tennis is looking to serve its competition as seasonal matches start

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

The American River College men’s tennis team is coming off nine consecutive Big 8 conference championships. In addition, they won the Northern California team title in three of the previous four seasons.  According...

The women’s water polo team has returned to American River College’s campus and is conducting frequent practices while waiting to hear back from the Los Rios district office in regards to what’s next for Beaver athletics. (File Photo)

ARC women’s water polo team is back in the pool

Cicily Thomas, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

American River College’s administration has started to allow sports to slowly return to campus, allowing athletes to engage in practices for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic in March...

Heather Moody, coach of American River College's women's water polo team, has Olympic experience, both as a player and as a coach. (Photo Courtesy of Heather Moody)

Heather Moody brings Olympic experience to the ARC women’s water polo team

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor April 23, 2021

The athletes on American River College’s women’s water polo team probably already realize they have a great role model in Heather Moody. Moody, the coach of the ARC women’s water polo team, is a...

Jaycie Savage hustles for the ball while Haley VanOrman waits for her turn. (Photo by Megan Wutzke)

ARC women’s tennis team forfeits match against Folsom Lake College

Megan Wutzke, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

The American River College women’s tennis team performed strongly in its match against Folsom Lake College on April 16, though athlete eligibility issues meant an automatic loss. According to Haley...

American River College runners Eleanor Velez, Hannah Montague, and Jessica Swingle compete in the women's 3000 meter steeplechase during the 31st annual beaver relays on March 4, 2016 at ARC. Vasquez finished 2nd, Montague finished 3rd, and Swingle finished 4th in the event. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

ARC women’s track & field team returns to practice

Julie Blunt, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

The American River College women's track and field team has returned to on-campus face-to-face practice for the spring 2021 season. Practice will continue throughout the spring season, however, competitions...


Tiger Woods has engraved a place in the hearts of many children he has helped through the TGR foundation to recognize their potential and cultivate their aspirations towards higher education and a career. (Photo via Tiger Woods website)

Tiger Woods’ impact goes far beyond the golf community

Gwen Mahler and Staff Writer April 19, 2021

In February, golfer Tiger Woods was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Woods was extricated from the car and it was initially reported that he suffered serious injuries to both...

Former Oakland Athletics player and American River College alumnus, Dallas Braden speaks to attendees of the Los Rios Foundation Honors and Awards Gala at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on Oct. 23, 2015. Braden was a guest at the gala where he was one of four alumni honored by the foundation on the occasion of the Los Rios district's 50th anniversary. (File Photo).

10 professional athletes who once attended ARC

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

When people normally think of professional athletes, they think that most of them were five-star athletes who went to Division One colleges. Well, that isn’t always the case, as some start out at smaller...

Bethani Black, ARC women’s swim coach says the women’s swim team will spend the rest of spring getting back into the water, in shape with hopes to make a full return in fall of 2021. (File photo)

ARC women’s swim team hopes to be back to full training by fall 2021

Madison Duong, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

The women’s swimming department has started to make its slow return during the rest of the spring semester. American River College women’s swimming coach Bethani Black says she hopes that the team...

American River College softball outfielder Kirsten Cox swings and misses in the bottom of the fifth inning against Sacramento City at American River College in Spring 2019. Late spring sports at ARC are expected to return as the county moves into the red tier in the states' reopening plan, in Spring 2021. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Outdoor late spring sports will resume when Sacramento County enters the red tier of the states reopening plan

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

After a long time of waiting and anticipation, American River College and the rest of the Los Rios Community College District’s colleges have opted into the Big 8 conferences plans for a late spring...

In recent years, there has been an increase of women in ownership roles with professional sports teams. This is important, because it creates diversity and shows young girls and women that anything is possible. (Photo illustration by Heather Amberson)

Women’s ownership in sports is vital to growing the game

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

For a long time, the only people you saw in sports ownership roles were white males. That has started to change in recent years with people of all races and genders entering into an ownership role within...

With all of sports at ARC on a hiatus due to the pandemic, the football team is still hoping that they'll have the chance to play in Spring 2021. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

ARC’s football team stuck on standby for CCCAA’s announcement

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor December 15, 2020

The sports world has been heavily impacted due to the ongoing pandemic, and sports at American River College are feeling the effect as well with no sports played during the fall semester. One of those...

Athletes and fans have been away from school sports for a while. With COVID-19 cases rising across the country, it seems sports themselves may have to wait even longer before returning to action. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)

ARC sports without fans is better than nothing

Dylan Lillie, Arts&Culture/Sports Co-Editor December 10, 2020

Collegiate sports have many different elements, whether it be pre-game preparation or plays and schemes that haven’t ever been run to attempt and confuse the opposing side. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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