The American River Current

Beavers football head into a bye week after loss to Fresno

Running back Daniel Wright Jr. is tackled by a Fresno player at the ARC v. Fresno game on Saturday Sept. 29. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 3, 2018

The American River College football team lost to Fresno City College 17-3 for their third loss of the season on Saturday. This loss comes right before a bye week that will lead in to their first conference game of the season. The game began poorly for the Beavers. Two minutes into the first quarter,...

ARC secures win in fourth quarter comeback

Running back Evyn Holtz is tackled in an attempted rush against the College of San Mateo Bulldogs at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 15. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

September 18, 2018

After their devastating loss at the hands of Laney College last week, American River College’s football team spent the week practicing hard and regaining its momentum. Head coach Jon Osterhout got the team back on track in practice over the course of the week. The week of practice paid off for the Bea...

ARC defense dominates Sacramento City, winning 28-14

American River College running back, Evyn Holtz dodges the Sacramento City College defence in the first quarter of the game on Sept. 1, 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

September 5, 2018

On a hot, sunny Saturday, American River College’s football team quarterback Jacob Cruz shone as he led his team over Sacramento City College, 28-14. Cruz went 13 for 28 in passing attempts for 182 yards in the game on Sept. 1, with two touchdowns and one interception; he also rushed for 10 yar...

AR football team looks to repeat success in 2018

American River College fooball defensive backs look on at practice before their first game on Saturday, Sep. 1. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

August 30, 2018

With the American River College football team going 10-2 last season, they now look to getting back to the State Championship game, where they came up just a game short last year, losing to the College of San Mateo, 24-21. Jon Osterhout says he is ready to start his fifth year as the head coach a...

Spring Preview: ARC Football preps for the new season

Coach Jon Osterhout stands on the sideline  during the loss of the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at American River College on Nov. 25. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Gabe Carlos

April 19, 2018

In 2017 American River College’s football team went on an outstanding 10-2 record, coming up just short of the state championship game. The Beavers lost to the College of San Mateo Bulldogs 24-21, with ARC missing a game-tying field goal with 20 seconds left on the clock in the NorCal Championshi...

ARC football player has eyes on the next level

Arthur Jackson III (left) runs with the football during a game against Laney College on Nov. 18. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Luis Gael and Ashley Hayes-Stone

December 5, 2017

By Luis Gael Jimenez & Ashley Hayes-Stone As he waits for the kick return, Arthur Jackson III blocks out the noise from the roaring crowd. He imagines himself standing alone on the field. Just him, the ground in front of him and in just a few moments, the ball. Jackson snaps back into real...

San Mateo steals NorCal Championship after Beavers miss game-tying field goal

ARC quarterback Hunter Rodrigues is tackled down by San Mateo defenders while attempting to run the ball at American River College on Nov. 25. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Mack Ervin III

November 27, 2017

American River College’s football team’s hopes of playing in a second straight State Championship game were dashed after missing a game-tying field goal with 20 seconds left, crowning College of San Mateo NorCal champions on Saturday, 24-21. The No. 1 ranked Beavers played the No. 2 ranked Bulldogs in a r...

ARC holds off Laney comeback attempt, advances to NorCal Championship

Quarterback Hunter Rodrigues scrambles for a first down during American River College’s 41-35 win over Laney College on Nov. 18. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Mack Ervin III

November 23, 2017

American River College’s football team held off a late comeback attempt by Laney College to win its semifinal game 41-35 on Saturday, securing another shot at winning the NorCal Championship. The Beavers entered as the No. 1 seed with home field advantage throughout the playoffs after posting a...

Photo Gallery: ARC moves to 7-1 record after defeating Feather River

The American River College Beavers defeated the Feather River Golden Eagles 59-8 on October 28, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

John Ennis

October 31, 2017

The No. 1 ranked American River College Beavers beat the Feather River Golden Eagles 58-8 in their annual breast cancer awareness game. ...

ARC defeats undefeated Sac City in annual ‘916 Bowl Game’

ARC defeats undefeated Sac City in annual '916 Bowl Game'

Mack Ervin III

October 26, 2017

The No. 1 ranked American River College Beavers used a strong first half showing to beat Sacramento City College on Saturday 38-24, handing their crosstown rivals their first loss of the season. The Beavers opened the scoring with a 23-yard field goal by Julian Diaz, before Sac City quarterback Jayde...

Beavers surge in fourth quarter to win NorCal Championship over Butte

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn rushes with the ball during the NorCal Title game against Butte College on Nov. 27, 2016 at Butte. Dahn had 109 passing yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions along with 47 rushing yards as ARC won the game and the title, 15-9. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

November 28, 2016

Hundreds of games have been played and thousands of players have come through American River College’s football program, and though they have had various successes over the years, no team has been able to call themselves NorCal Champions. That is, until the last 44 seconds of Saturday’s game against ...

Football team advances to regional championship.

American River College wide receiver Torian Williams prepares to run a route during a playoff game against Modesto Junior College on Nov. 19, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 27-21 and will face Butte College in the NorCal Championship on Saturday. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

November 22, 2016

The football team advanced to the regional finals the Community College football playoff by beating Modesto Junior College in the North State Bowl on Saturday in Modesto. “We have unfinished business,” Coach Jon Osterhout said after the Beavers close playoff win against the Pirates. The beavers started o...

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