The American River Current

Former NBA player looks to help the next generation

Former NBA player looks to help the next generation

Heather Amberson

March 16, 2020

“With all the knowledge that I have over the last 20 to 30 years plus of playing basketball, being able to come in here and give these kids some knowledge from what I’ve learned and help them better themselves [is what made me want to start coaching].”  Kenny Thomas, a former NBA player, has found...

ARC men’s basketball falls short in home finale

ARC men’s basketball falls short in home finale

Brandon Zamora

February 20, 2020

In a tough match where both teams fought until the very end, the American River College men’s basketball team fell short in its game against Diablo Valley College on Feb. 13, losing via a final score of 83-72 in its home finale of the regular season. The team got off to a quick start by scoring...

ARC Women’s Basketball lose in heartbreaker to Diablo College

ARC Women’s Basketball lose in heartbreaker to Diablo College

Josh Ghiorso

February 19, 2020

  The American River College women's basketball team was defeated by the second-ranked team in the state, Diablo Valley College, on Feb 13, 97-69 .  It was the final home game for ARC in the regular season and for a few of the players it was their last home game. To honor the players who w...

ARC women’s basketball loses at home

ARC women’s basketball loses at home

Heather Amberson

February 18, 2020

The American River women’s basketball team was defeated at home by San Joaquin Delta College, 76-48 on Feb. 11. The first quarter started out slow, with both teams struggling on offense early. After both teams got settled into the game, it was a close quarter, with San Joaquin Delta only leading ...

ARC Men’s Basketball team loses at home

ARC Men’s Basketball team loses at home

Heather Amberson

February 18, 2020

The American River College men’s basketball team was defeated at home by San Joaquin Delta College, 80-66 on Feb. 11.  The first half was a hard-fought back and forth contest. ARC came out hot and hit a couple of early baskets, but San Joaquin Delta came right back with baskets of its own. Going i...

ARC basketball team wins conference game against Cosumnes River, 63-53

ARC basketball team wins conference game against Cosumnes River, 63-53

Thomas Cathey

February 14, 2020

The women’s basketball team at American River College emerged victorious in its home game against Cosumnes River College on Jan. 31, winning via a final score of 63-53. With the win, ARC snapped a six-game losing streak and improved its overall season record to 11-11. In the first quarter, both teams engaged in ...

ARC falls short on Alumni Night, loses to Cosumnes River

ARC falls short on Alumni Night, loses to Cosumnes River

Thomas Cathey

February 7, 2020

  The men’s basketball team at American River College came up short in a home game against Cosumnes River College on Friday Jan. 31, losing by a final score of 95-87. With the loss , ARC’s overall season record drops to 12-10.  In the early minutes of the first half, both teams  engaged in ...

Beavers lose at home, 75-64

Beavers lose at home, 75-64

Josh Ghiorso

January 30, 2020

The American River College men’s basketball team was defeated at home by one of its biggest rivals, Sacramento City College with a score of 75-64 on Jan. 24. The entire game was a fight. ARC scrapped for the ball up and down the court, each team fighting hard as the local rivalry between the tw...

ARC dominates Napa Valley in season opener

ARC dominates Napa Valley in season opener

Alexis Warren

November 25, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team opened their 2019-20 season with a home game against Napa Valley College Storm on the night of Nov. 14. The Beavers washed the Storm out with an ending score of 89-44. The Napa Valley Storm consisted of only eight players total, giving them only t...

Ballin’ Beavers shooting for victory this season

Ballin’ Beavers shooting for victory this season

Oden Taylor

November 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again, as the American River College men’s basketball team gears up for another season. Mark Giorgi, ARC’s basketball coach for the last 21 years, said he is excited about the new season but the team has undergone many changes since the last.  “It’s an unsure feeling right now,” Gi...

Three ARC men’s basketball players land scholarship offers

Three ARC men’s basketball players land scholarship offers

Anthony Barnes

May 15, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team is coming off a strong 2018-2019 campaign as it heads into next season. The Beavers finished last season with a record of 16-12, advancing to the second round of the NorCal Regional Playoffs where they were eliminated by the Gavilan College Rams. Th...

ARC heads to playoffs after big win versus Sierra College

ARC heads to playoffs after big win versus Sierra College

Breawna Maynard

March 6, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team finished off its regular season, heading into the playoffs after a win with a score of 95-91 against Sierra College on Feb. 22. Both teams played a close game, holding a score that was only two to four points apart throughout the first two quarte...

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