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ARC baseball pulls a Big 8 win against Sierra

American River College pitcher Tommy Balmain throws a pitch during a game at Sierra College on March 3, 2016. ARC won 8-4. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Matthew Nobert

March 6, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off March with a strong win against Sierra College 8-4, but both players and coaches still think there are some areas that can be improved on before going into conference. ARC started off with a good defense, forcing Sierra to have a three up three down ...

Butte starting pitcher’s complete game shutout sinks ARC

American River College pitcher Kyle Beardsley throws a pitch during the team’s 6-0 loss to Butte College. Butte's pitcher Taylor Greene threw a complete game.
(Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Matthew Peirson

February 20, 2016

Butte College’s Taylor Greene dominated on the mound with a complete game on only 112 pitches, mowing through the American River College lineup in a 6-0 victory for Butte. ARC managed only five hits in the game and went down in order in five out of the nine innings. The team also hit into tw...

Rough start to season has ARC Baseball last in Big 8

ARC pitcher Kurt Johnson questions a balk call made by the home plate umpire during a game vs West Valley. ARC was defeated by West Valley by the final score of 7-6. 1/28/16. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Mack Ervin III

February 17, 2016

A rough start to the opening stretch of games for American River College’s baseball team has left the team in last place in conference with a 3-6 record. Five of the team’s eight games have been decided by just one run, with ARC coming out on the losing end four times. The team’s most recent...

Photo Gallery: Baseball drops close game to Solano 6-5

American River College SS Jared Biggs steps up to the plate against Solano College on Tuesday. ARC lost 6-5. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

February 11, 2016

American River College dropped a close game at home to Solano College losing 6-5, dropping their record to 2-4 on the season. ...

ARC’s baseball comes up just short in 13 innings

Peter Shearer of Feather River College scores the winning run against American River College in the bottom of the 13th inning at ARC. ARC lost the game 7-6. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Kyle Elsasser

February 9, 2016

American River College’s 13th-inning rally came up just short as the Beavers stranded the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position vs. Feather River College who defeated ARC by the final score of 7-6 on Friday. Feather River jumped out to an early lead by scoring an unearned run in the top of t...

ARC falls in extras, drops to 0-2

American River College pitching coach Preston Vancil talks with starting pitcher Andrew Wiesenfarth and catcher Matt Elliot in Saturday's 12-11 loss to West Valley College. Wiesenfarth walked 6 batters and took a no decision in the loss for ARC. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Peirson

February 1, 2016

An 11th-inning RBI double by West Valley College second baseman Mike Svozil was the ultimate down for American River College’s 12-11 loss in an up and down game Saturday. ARC was led by shortstop Jared Biggs, second baseman Robert Contreras, and first baseman Kirby Broadbent, who each had two RBIs...

ARC baseball loses its season opener 7-6 to West Valley College

ARC outfielder Justin Jordan flies through the air while being tagged at home by the West Valley College catcher on Jan.28, 2016 at American River College in Sacramento Calif.The game was ARC's season opener, hosing West Valley College where ARC ended up losing 7-6. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Matthew Nobert

January 30, 2016

American River College’s baseball season started off with a close game against West Valley College that came down to the final innings when WVC hit a line drive through the shortstop and second base gap to get the game winning run. The game’s final score was 7-6. ARC had a rough start to the ga...

ARC baseball ready for opening day, upcoming season

American River College catcher Matt Elliot hits the ball in last seasons game against West Valley College at American River College on Jan.29, 2016. ARC will start the new season against West Valley College on Thursday. (File Photo)

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert

January 28, 2016

By Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert American River College’s baseball team will look to take the next step and reach the playoffs this season after falling just short in 2015, as the team starts the new season with an opening day matchup against West Valley College. ARC also squared off with ...

Sports preview rally recognizes athlete achievements

American River College's women's softball team is recognized for the team's various achievements, during the ARC athletics season preview on Friday.
(Photo by Tyler Jackson)

Matthew Peirson

January 24, 2016

American River College’s Athletics Department held a season preview rally Friday spotlighting the 2015 season for fall sports teams and previewing the spring sports season. The rally included recognition of academic achievements for all student athletes who achieved a 3.0 GPA or better during the f...

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...

Baseball team shows marked improvement despite just missing playoffs

Baseball team shows marked improvement despite just missing playoffs

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

May 5, 2015

Following a dismal 2014 in which American River College’s baseball team finished last place in the Big 8 Conference (11-24 overall, 4-17 conference), the team bounced back in 2015 (17-19 overall, 9-12 conference) with a revamped offense to nearly claim a playoff spot. It had a 90 percent chance...

ARC walks off its season with 9-8 win

ARC walks off its season with 9-8 win

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

April 27, 2015

American River College’s baseball team outlasted Diablo Valley College in a 9-8 win through 14 innings of play, after ARC was up early after a six-run first inning provided them a three-run lead. The game-winning play came from third baseman Colton Freeman on a play in which he singled, then stole...

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