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Fans sit in the bleachers for the first time in two years during American River College’s mens basketball game on Feb. 22, 2022. (Screenshot via ARC Live Stream)

ARC sports fans now allowed to attend indoor events

Jahson Nahal, Sports Editor March 9, 2022

American River College announced on Feb. 22 that fans will be allowed at indoor sporting events for the first time in two years. Spectators had been unable to attend indoor sporting events since the COVID-19...

Kobe Bryant left a huge impact on the game of basketball and his legacy will forever inspire basketball players all over the world. (Photo via Unsplash)

ARC’s men’s basketball team reflects on Kobe Bryant’s legacy

Jahson Nahal, Sports Editor February 6, 2022

Jan. 26 marked two years since basketball legend Kobe Bryant tragically died in a helicopter accident.  Bryant played 20 seasons in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers. Over his 20-year career, he was...

Fans will not be allowed at indoor American River College sporting events, but are able to attend outdoor events in the fall semester of 2021. Some events will be live-streamed, so fans won’t miss out.  (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC sports fans are limited to outdoor events

Cynsere Kelly and Jahson Nahal October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District announced on Aug. 21 that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans would not be allowed at any indoor sporting events during the fall season. This decision did not affect...

Members of the American River College men’s basketball team huddle up during the game against San Joaquin Delta College on February 11, 2020. The team is now working out on their own, after practices and games have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

How ARC’s men’s basketball team is staying in shape during quarantine

Heather Amberson, Arts & Culture/ Sports Co-Editor September 12, 2020

By Heather Amberson [email protected] With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to force the closure of most college campuses, some athletes have had their seasons canceled, while others...

ARC men’s basketball assistant coach Kenny Thomas talks to ARC forward David O’Looney during the game against San Joaquin Delta on Feb. 11.  (Photo by Heather Amberson)

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...

Guard Jair Lang went down with a leg injury in the second half with 15:40 left to go, thankfully he was okay and did return to the game. ARC lost the game 83-72 on Feb. 13, 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)

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...

Freshman Kaili Udoffia attempts to drive the ball into the defense in a home game versus diablo Valley College. (Photo by Emily Mello)

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...

American River Collge women’s basketball team congratulates Jordyn Hilliard after a made basket against San Joaquin Delta College on February 11, 2020. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

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...

American River guard Jair Lang directs the offense in a game against San Joaquin Delta College on February 11, 2020. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

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...

Guard Shantanice Mendoza prepares to shoot a free throw in a home game versus Cosumnes River College on Jan. 31, 2020. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

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...

American River College guard Jair Lang dribbles the ball downcourt in a loss versus Cosumnes River College at ARC on Jan. 31, 2020. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

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...

Sophomore Jashon Lewis works with teammate freshman David O’Looney to get a rebound in their game against Sacramento City College on Jan 24, 2020. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

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...

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