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The MLB saw many pitchers having historically good seasons in 2021. Little did the world know that those pitchers used substances such as sunscreen, rosin, and pine tar to doctor their pitches. (Photo by Sam Berg)

MLB’s newest cheating scandal is worse than steroids

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

Since the creation of Major League Baseball in 1869, baseball has been known as a game of sportsmanship and integrity. Any actions that are unsportsmanlike or ungentlemanly are frowned upon and punishments...

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...

Major League Baseball team, the Houston Astros were caught cheating in the 2017 season by using cameras and trash cans to signal their batters what type of pitch was coming. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Opinion: Astros cheating scandal sets bad example for student athletes

Brandon Zamora March 16, 2020

For as long as anyone can remember, cheating in sports is something that’s always happened. Teams and players throughout history in every sport have cheated at one point or another and it’ll keep happening...

American River College baseball manager Doug Jumelet talks to his team after getting routed 15-7 by Diablo Valley College in 2015. Jumelet is not qualified to manage the baseball team for he hasn’t finished with a winning record since 2005. (File Photo)

Opinion: ARC baseball should dump Jumelet, now

Gabe Carlos May 1, 2019

The American River College baseball team finished its 2019 season in a 7-1 victory over Cosumnes River College on April 26. The team finished its season with a poor 8-32 overall record and went 5-19...

American River College outfielder Ian McIsaac runs to third base off a hit. ARC lost to San Joaquin Delta College 11-2 at ARC on April 12, 2019. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

ARC baseball falls to San Joaquin Delta, 11-2

Hameed Zargry April 30, 2019

The American River College baseball team suffered its third consecutive loss, 11-2 to San Joaquin Delta College on April 12. According to players and coaches there are some areas that the team should improve...

American River College catcher Casey DeMello steps into the batters box against Yuba College. DeMello went 0-3 with one walk and one strikeout. ARC lost to Yuba College 5-3. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

ARC baseball suffers first loss of season to Yuba, 5-3

Gabe Carlos February 4, 2019

The American River College baseball team hosted Yuba College on Jan. 29. ARC lost the matchup, 5-3. ARC came out strong, getting two runs in the bottom of the first inning by a single from starting...

A Galivan baseball player swings at a ball during a game against American River College on April 24. ARC won 18-11. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Beavers finish the season with a win

Michael Pacheco May 7, 2018

The American River College baseball team scored a victory over Galivan College, winning 11-18 in the last game of the season on April 24. Gavilan started the first inning with a run, with the Beavers...

American River College outfielder Justin Bejarano swings in an at bat against Folsom Lake College on March 30. ARC lost 17-8. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Beavers get blown away by Folsom Lake

Cecilia Castillo Juarez April 9, 2018

American River College’s baseball team lost to Folsom Lake College 17-8 during a home game on March 30. The Falcons had a strong lead from the start and never let up. During the top of the second,...

American River College right fielder Blake Spencer swings at a ball during a game against Butte College on Feb. 16 at ARC. ARC won 4-1. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Beavers pitching leads them past Butte

Cecilia Castillo Juarez February 21, 2018

American River College’s baseball team picked up its fourth win of the season with a 4-1 home victory against Butte College on Feb. 16. During the top of the first, Butte third baseman, Lane Pritchard...

American River College 2B Matt Clarke steps up to the plate during a game against Shasta College on Feb. 1 at ARC. ARC lost 9-0. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

ARC Baseball suffers shutout loss, 9-0

Gabe Carlos February 8, 2018

American River College suffered a brutal 9-0 loss to Shasta College on Feb 1.,  with the Beavers only managing two hits in 29 at-bats. It was a long-day on the diamond that evening as ARC was unstable...

ARC baseball player holds the bat.

Photo Gallery: Men’s Baseball vs Solano College

Lidiya Grib March 20, 2017

The American River College men's baseball team played against Solano College on March 2. (Photo gallery by Lidiya Grib)

American River College right fielder Cade Parker hits the ball during a game vs Sacramento City College on April 21 2016 at American River College. ARC lost by the final score of 7-3. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Inconsistent season leaves ARC’s baseball team’s out of playoffs

Matthew Nobert May 3, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off the season with hopes of making the playoffs, but ended up having a sub .500 season and finishing with a 15-21 overall record. “The goal is always...

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